June 22, 2018

Weaponised Agile?

Weaponised Agile? “A man convinced against his will, is of the same opinion still” – Adapted from Samuel Butler’s Hudibras (1612-1680) and popularised again in Dale Carnegie’s book ‘How to win friends and influence people’ 1936.  People over Process Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools, is a value which can be summed up as…

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June 20, 2018

Choose How You Live and How You Lead

Choose How You Live and How You Lead What if I told you that you have choice about how you feel and what you think? That you have the choice of either feeling stressed and anxious or feeling content and at peace? Would you believe me? According to the teachings of Krishnaji – the founder…

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May 31, 2018

Embark on your Agile Journey with Adventures with Agile

Embark on your Agile Journey with Adventures with Agile We’re happy to announce that we are now accredited by ICAgile to run our Agile Fundamentals course for their ICAgile-Certified Professional certification, the gateway certificate to all other ICAgile tracks and expert designations. This two-day class is an interactive and immersive learning experience using Training from the BACK…

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May 31, 2018

If We Change How Organisations Operate & What They Value, Can We Change The World?

If We Change How Organisations Operate & What They Value, Can We Change The World? We’re excited to announce and welcome Tessa Copper to our next AWA meetup. Tessa is the director of People and Culture at FutureLearn (a social learning platform, enabling online learning through conversation. It offers free and paid for online courses…

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May 24, 2018

Using Agile principles to Develop Company Culture Part 3: Customer Collaboration Over Contract Negotiation

Using Agile principles to Develop Company Culture Part 3: Customer Collaboration Over Contract Negotiation In this third post about applying agile principles at FutureLearn, Tessa Cooper, Director of People and Culture, talks about how you should identify, understand and collaborate with your ‘customers’. Before you read this you might want to read the first couple…

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May 23, 2018

What’s the Secret to Becoming a Better Agile Coach

What’s the Secret to Becoming a Better Agile Coach   In this talk from Agile Tour London 2017, our very own Philiy Lander discusses how the brain changes (neuroplasticity), how stress affects the brain and ways how to keep it engaged to become a better Agile Coach.   Watch the video here:  

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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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