May 21, 2018

Overcome Common Agile Challenges with Michael Sahota’s Certified Agile Leadership Experience

Overcome Common Agile Challenges with Michael Sahota’s Certified Agile Leadership Experience Most organisations are working with agile practices but many are failing due to a number of shared and common challenges. From the Version 1 Survey we know that the most common challenges are due to: company philosophy or culture is at odds with core…

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May 17, 2018

The Difference Between Mindset, Values, and Principles

The Difference Between Mindset, Values, and Principles The following is from the attendees to the Enterprise Coaching course slack team conversation that all participants to my class are invited to join. I am sharing it here in the hope it might be useful for others. This is my reply to the question of what is the…

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May 16, 2018

Why I Love Training from the Back of the Room and You Will Too!

Why I Love Training from the Back of the Room and You Will Too! Attending the Training from the Back of the Room (TFBR) class was one of those pivotal moments in my career that I look back on years later and see that it fundamentally changed my approach, not only with training but with…

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May 10, 2018

Using Agile Principles to Develop Company Culture Part 2: Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools

Using Agile Principles to Develop Company Culture Part 2: Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools In this second post about applying agile principles at FutureLearn (see the first) Tessa Cooper, Director of People and Culture at FutureLearn, talks about why hiding behind email and tools makes companies less efficient and how putting time into interactions…

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May 3, 2018

Using Agile Principles to Develop Company Culture Part 1: Introduction

Using Agile Principles to Develop Company Culture Part 1: Introduction In this introduction to a series of posts, Tessa Cooper, the Director of People and Culture at FutureLearn (an online training platform teaching courses in everything from coding, to languages, to Shakespeare, to genetics) discusses why she believes agile working principles can be used to…

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May 2, 2018

The Enterprise Agile Coach Bootcamp is Coming to NYC

The Enterprise Agile Coach Bootcamp is Coming to NYC San Francisco, Prague, and Cape Town are just some of the cities around the world we have been fortunate enough to run our training, with New York City being the very first city we went to outside of London back in 2015. Since then we have…

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April 19, 2018

Become a Certified LeSS Practitioner with Craig Larman in London & Toronto This Summer

Become a Certified LeSS Practitioner with Craig Larman in London & Toronto this Summer We’re fortunate and proud to host two Certified LeSS Practitioner trainings given by Craig Larman in London, UK this June and Toronto, CA this July. To day we have run 16 different time we have organised these trainings since the very…

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April 13, 2018

Coaching Tired Teams

Coaching Tired Teams Last night AWA hosted Anna Obukhova in London at one of our free meetups. I don’t usually write about the meetups we host, mainly because we film nearly all of them and upload the videos to our YouTube Channel. Last night, however, we did not film the event but you can see…

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April 12, 2018

Creating an Environment for Change

Creating an Environment for Change We’re excited to welcome Arif and Connie to share their story about how they created an environment for meaningful and sustainable change with a team at Cancer Research UK. This is a story about how we worked with a team to create an environment for change and our journey along…

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March 9, 2018

4 Practical Tips for Coaching Tired Teams

4 Practical Tips for Coaching Tired Teams Burnout and tiredness is an all too common reality for many people in today’s fast paced and high-pressured working environments. As coaches we ultimately want to help our coachees feel more energised and creative. However, traditional coaching techniques and methods could actually be doing more harm than good…

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