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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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 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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February 18, 2018

How to Change Culture

How to Change Culture There are many models for discussing Culture change that are useful in opening the conversation with leadership. Models I have found useful include: The Schneider Model Frederic Laloux model based upon spiral dynamics The Sahota model These models give us the ability to see where things are now and where we…

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December 25, 2017

My Predictions for Agile for 2018

Sunset - close of the day

My Predictions for Agile for 2018 Not being a gambling man I usually don’t go in for predictions and the such like, however as a consultancy and community founder it is part of my role to listen to clients and the industry (most of whom are my friends!). So I thought I would share what…

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November 21, 2017

Consciously Approaching Agile for Lasting High Performance

Consciously Approaching Agile for Lasting High Performance In this post, I share how to Consciously Approach Agile so we build lasting high-performance in our organizations. It’s a proven framework for creating success with Agile. Why we need a new Approach It is well understood in our industry that Agile is failing due to lack of attention…

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August 5, 2017

Launch of Free Adventures with Agile Global Community Network

Launch of Free Adventures with Agile Global Community Network   #Agile 2017 in Orlando is a huge 5-day conference that starts on Monday, that seemed like a good place to launch a global change community. In truth, AWA has been playing with global networks for the last 3 years. So really, this ‘launch’ is about…

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May 4, 2017

The 6 Misconceptions of Agile Coaching & How to Overcome Them

The 6 Misconceptions of Agile Coaching & How to Overcome Them Agile coaching is in a muddle. This post is an attempt to de-muddle the role and offer further learning for those who want to progress on their agile journey into the world of coaching or to better define the role they are currently in….

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April 3, 2017

BBRT Members’ Meeting and Ashby’s LORV

BBRT Members’ Meeting and Ashby’s LORV I thought I would start with the least appealing title for a blog post ever – so well done if you’ve got this far.  I’m about to apply the next filter- BBRT stands for Beyond Budgeting Round Table ! And finally, for the few of you who are still…

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