October 16, 2017

It’s Never the Right Time for Agile Transformation

Levers for Cultural Change - AWA Training Material

It’s Never The Right Time for Agile Transformation For over a decade I have been introduced to very large companies who are wanting some kind of agile/lean program to make them more competitive in the marketplace. Unfortunately, I hear the same thing over and over again: “Now is not the right time for Agile because…

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October 12, 2017

We’re 3!

We’re 3! 3 years ago this October we hosted our very first Adventures with Agile meetup. Since then we have been on an incredible journey of learning and sharing with the wonderful agile community here in London. To celebrate the last 3 years we’re hosting a talk with Michael Sahota & and AWA founder, Simon…

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October 8, 2017

Ignore the Hierarchy!

History of Agile and Organisational Change Timeline game

Ignore the Hierarchy! Hierarchy is one of the defining cultural properties of modern civilisation. It is part of a reinforcing loop that encourages conformity and includes leadership and structure. From experience, I know that you cannot change culture directly. In the Enterprise Agility Masterclass (EAM) we use the AWA model which defines levers we can adjust,…

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October 5, 2017

Change. Why Don’t You Just Do It?

Change. Why don’t you just do it? We’re proud to announce that Carolyn McDonald, an incredibly knowledgable, perceptive and inspiring coach and mediator, will be sharing her rich coaching experience and expertise at this month’s meetup.. Simon and Philiy first met Carolyn during the excellent session she facilitates on the Barefoot Coaching Course. They were…

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October 4, 2017

Learn the Latest Neuroscience Insights with Amy Brann

Learn the Latest Neuroscience Insights with Amy Brann The world of coaching is competitive. Todays organisations want coaches who deliver results. Neuroscience helps coaches understand people better because it equips you with cutting edge info that helps deliver greater value to their clients. The Neuroscience for Coaches Workshop we are running next month will teach you the…

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October 4, 2017

History of Organisational Change – Podcast

History of Organisational Change – Podcast In this episode, Tim and Simon talk about the history and patterns of organisational change, the role that agile plays, and why the way we think about our own identity changes over time and is changing now. The context of this conversation stems from a module in our 3…

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September 28, 2017

What is Neuroscience and Why is it Important for Coaches?

What is Neuroscience and Why is it Important for Coaches? Neuroscience is fast becoming a hot topic in the Agile world. It is a very exciting and potentially an extremely powerful discipline, if harnessed and understood correctly. As Agile coaches we are agents of change, we help people in their journey of learning, growing and…

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September 25, 2017

A Model for High-Performing Teams

A Model for High-Performing Teams Much has been written about High-Performing Teams in recent years and for good reason. Organisational restructuring as part of the global shift to enterprise agility has shown that the team is the smallest building block of business design. I won’t go into why that is the case as that is…

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September 25, 2017

We’re Looking for Agile Coaches to Work With Us in NYC

We’re Looking for Agile Coaches to Work With Us in NYC As part of our expanding the AWA network, I am looking for 2 contract coaches to work with us with one of our most important clients. Adventures with Agile is a global community of practice and Agile consultancy based in London but expanding to…

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September 14, 2017

Team Genesis – a New Workshop from the AWA Team

Team Genesis – a New Workshop from the AWA Team What is it? Team Genesis is a team kick off or reset workshop, which lays the foundations necessary for a high-performing team.The fundamental principle we cover in this workshop is people over process. But where do high-performing teams come from? They don’t come from frameworks…

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