February 6, 2023

Shane Hastie & Simon Powers discuss why people matter most in organisational change

why people matter most in organisational change

It’s no secret that organisational change is hard. But why? That’s the question Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, sought to answer in his recent InfoQ Culture Podcast where he interviewed our CEO and Founder, Simon Powers. In this podcast, Simon speaks about his new book Change: A Practitioner’s Guide to Enterprise Agile…

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January 31, 2023

New Product Training Courses Available

new product training courses

New product training courses at AWA Global We have 3 exciting new product training courses available to book in-house for your organisation. These courses are all available either online, or in person and run over 2 days. Our new product training courses are as follows: 1. ICAgile Certified Product Owner (ICP-APO) The Agile Product Ownership…

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January 24, 2023

Introducing Bryter Work

Introducing Bryter Work

We’re incredibly excited to share that we’ve now launched Bryter Work! What is Bryter Work? Bryter Work is a coaching-focused consultancy, that builds an organisation’s confidence and capability both in making change and how to measure that change. Bryter Work does this by creating inclusive cultures where innovation and high performance thrive through value-driven, highly-targeted…

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January 15, 2023

How can you help yourself learn more effectively?

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In this article, we explore seven ways in which you can help yourself to learn more effectively, whether you are learning a skill, concept, technique, activity or language. We have all struggled at one time or another to pick up something new. Have you ever wished that you could plug in and download a new…

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January 10, 2023

How to make your working life better in 2023

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Do you regularly find yourself suffering from Sunday night blues before you go back to work on Monday morning? Unfortunately, this is very common, but it shouldn’t be! We believe that everyone has the right to not only enjoy, but also be able to bring their whole selves to work. Of course, changing roles or…

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January 4, 2023

A drastically different to-do list

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First, a disclaimer….  I think I may be a massive fraud for sharing this alternative to-do list, so I hope you do better than I do. This last month has been super exciting for me.  I’ve started on the path of a new work venture which has the potential to be a wonderful vehicle for…

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December 23, 2022

24 Powerful Coaching Questions

powerful coaching questions

This year, Adventures with Agile shared 24 powerful coaching questions from the agile community as part of our digital advent calendar on LinkedIn and Instagram. We’ve compiled all the questions here for you in one easy reference video (below). We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every coach who so kindly…

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December 21, 2022

Journalling the Enterprise Agile Coach Expert cohort experience

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While taking part in the Adventures with Agile Enterprise Agile Coach Expert (ICE-EC) Cohort Program Dan Moody has been keeping a journal. He discussed with our CEO and Founder, Simon Powers, the idea of publishing some of this journal, and Simon thought it was a fantastic idea. Not only is Dan’s journal refreshingly honest, it is also…

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December 13, 2022

My Agile Coaching Journey to Expert Level – Part 1

And so it finally began. Yesterday, eleven Starlings met for the first time to follow David Lowe & Rafael Ribeiro on this journey in the land of the Advanced Agile Team Coach Cohort Program (ICE-AC, ICAgile) . Two hours in, I can already confidently say that I made the right choice. It’s rare that I don’t feel…

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December 12, 2022

Simon Powers – CEO of the Year 2022

CEO of the year Simon Powers

Our CEO and Founder, Simon Powers has been awarded CEO of the Year, 2022, UK by CEO Monthly magazine. Read the full article about Simon and AWA here. Congratulations Simon! Simon Powers, CEO of the Year, UK 2022 The reason we are successful is because we do what we teach others. We eat our own…

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December 12, 2022

How to become the Agile Team Coach you never imagined you could be…

Advanced Agile Team Coach Cohort Program

Our Agile Team Coach Cohort Program has been described as a life-changing journey. If you are passionate about coaching teams and want to feel more confident and knowledgeable in your role as an agile coach, then this program is ideally suited to you. Together with your cohort and our expert leaders, you will hone your coaching and…

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December 7, 2022

Why train to be an Agile Team Coach?

train to be an Agile Team Coach

Why train to be an Agile Team Coach? There are many reasons why you might be looking to train to be an Agile Team Coach, including: How to train to be an Agile Team Coach Train to become an ICAgile Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC) on AWA’s Agile Team Coach training course. Gain professional coaching skills…

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December 5, 2022

Deliberately developmental organisations: The Agile organisations of tomorrow

Deliberately developmental organisations

Imagine that everyone at your workplace supported each other’s intentions and were committed to building on each other’s ideas. Imagine that you could choose how you would like to develop at work, and that all your colleagues were devoted to your chosen development. Not only development of your skills, but to your development as a…

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November 30, 2022

What is Visual Thinking?

What is Visual Thinking?

What is Visual Thinking and how can you use it as an Agile Coach? Gemma Honour, Agile Coach, Visual Thinker and co-founder of Bryter Work, hosted a fantastic, interactive webinar for us, introducing Visual Thinking and exploring how it can be used in terms of Agile. Don’t worry if you missed Gemma’s session. You can…

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October 17, 2022

Introducing Siri O. Kvalø, CEO of AWA Norge

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Last month, we chatted with your partner, John Inge. He spoke about himself and how the two of you work together, running AWA Norge. I’m keen to hear from you too. Can you share with us a little about yourself? Of course! I’m an anthropologist by education and have spent most of my career working…

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October 10, 2022

Change. Not just another business book

Change. not just another business book

Change means different things to different people. Change. the debut book by business agility expert, Simon Powers, speaks to each of these meanings. It takes the reader on a journey through time to discover the patterns that have shaped our modern working world… This is not just another business book. It’s a practical guide for…

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October 4, 2022

How can we create inclusive workshops?

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In our online meet up (postponed), inspirational facilitators Gemma Honour and Myron Parks will explore how to create inclusive workshops using neuroscience. Gemma is a Visual Facilitator,  Agile Coach and Visual Thinker. Myron is an Agile Coach, Enterprise Strategic Agilist and US Navy Veteran. Together they are passionate about the neuroscience of engagement and creating fun, interactive, and inclusive…

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September 28, 2022

What is Systems Thinking?

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I’m often asked, What is Systems Thinking? Systems thinking is an approach to understanding how something works and behaves, by focusing on its purpose, rather than focusing on the parts it is made up of. We know this from our everyday life, yet often it is so much part of how we see things that…

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September 27, 2022

Save money with our Agile Coach Training Pass

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Did you know that you can use our Agile Coach Training Pass to book both the Agile Team Coach & Agile Team Facilitator courses together for only £1999*? About the courses associated with the Agile Coach Training Pass Both the Agile Team Coach & Agile Team Facilitator courses are accredited by ICAgile and are key…

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September 22, 2022

Introducing John Inge Hervik
Head of Coaching at AWA Norge

Introducing John Inge

Last month I had a great chat with John Inge Hervik, AWA Norge’s Head of Coaching. We spoke about Systems Thinking and Systems Coaching (which we will share in some upcoming posts), plus how he and his partner Siri, CEO of AWA Norge, work together and what he would be doing in an alternate universe….

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