Change. Chapter One. By Simon Powers
Chapter One. Change. by Simon Powers “When the rain falls, it won’t fall on one man’s house” — Bob Marley Why read this book? “He who has a ‘why’ to live for, can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche On a cold September night in 2014, I lay in bed and listened to the wind…Read More
14 Self Care Tips for Working From Home
Here are 14 Self Care Tips for Working From Home Many of us may be feeling unsure how they are going to cope as we head into this new phase in our lives where many of are us are working from home. Over the coming days and weeks we will be sharing a series of…Read More
The very first step towards agility
Alignment around outcomes Alignment on what the overall business objectives or outcomes are, is essential in achieving any kind of business success. Without alignment, we cannot leverage the power of collaboration and there will be no agreement on how much change or agility is required to achieve success. The most overlooked, the most powerful, and…Read More
What is systemic coaching?
This is my definition as a work in progress of systemic coaching. I am still working on it as my knowledge and experience evolves. Definition Systemic Coaching is the practice of coaching a person, team, or system, in an interdependent relationship that includes the coach to cocreate the insights needed for a positive benefit to…Read More
A guide to organisational coaching styles
The need As projects get more complex and require larger numbers of people to work on them, and as innovation continues to be paramount in all product and service development, the need for different personalities to collaborate and produce real results is higher now than ever before. Demanding that people work together and deliver innovative…Read More
Trust, disappointment, and boundaries; in a workplace setting.
At the beginning of last week, I started a retreat for both self (my own) and business development. This post is a story about one thread that has come up a lot, that has affected my leadership, the contracts we write, and also my personal relationships outside of work. It is a story of trust,…Read More
Can Agile improve productivity?
Increasing productivity Increased productivity is often the key priority for project managers and there are a few ways that can improve team productivity: Adopting new technologies New approaches Improving current methods and skills. A key focus is the Agile methodology. This can help achieve productivity through increased collaboration and responsiveness to customer/client enquiries and requests….Read More
Transformative Online Training at Your Fingertips
Transformative Online Training at Your Fingertips Did you know that wherever you are in the world you can now access AWA’s unique and transformative Agile Training courses? Over the last several weeks we have been hearing from companies and learners all over the world wanting to know how they can access the AWA magic. Never…Read More
4 Reasons Why Agile Coaching Helps Agile Teams
4 REASONS WHY AGILE COACHING HELPS AGILE TEAMS Thinking about taking your career to the next level? Wanting new and improved skills to mentor and coach your co-located and remote teams? Need to help you teams succeed and overcome challenges standing in their way? Powerful Agile Coaching skills and techniques will help you achieve your goals and we are…Read More
How to Sharpen your Competencies in Enterprise Agile Coaching
How to Sharpen your Competencies in Enterprise Agile Coaching Amidst the ongoing crises our world is facing it has never been more important for our organisations to work alongside effective Enterprise Coaches who possess the breadth and depth of skills needed to catalyse the deep change required to survive and thrive. Yet there has been…Read More