February 6, 2023

Shane Hastie & Simon Powers discuss why people matter most in organisational change

why people matter most in organisational change

It’s no secret that organisational change is hard. But why? That’s the question Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, sought to answer in his recent InfoQ Culture Podcast where he interviewed our CEO and Founder, Simon Powers. In this podcast, Simon speaks about his new book Change: A Practitioner’s Guide to Enterprise Agile…

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January 24, 2023

Introducing Bryter Work

Introducing Bryter Work

We’re incredibly excited to share that we’ve now launched Bryter Work! What is Bryter Work? Bryter Work is a coaching-focused consultancy, that builds an organisation’s confidence and capability both in making change and how to measure that change. Bryter Work does this by creating inclusive cultures where innovation and high performance thrive through value-driven, highly-targeted…

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April 26, 2022

What is Systems Coaching?

what is systems coaching

  This article explains what Systems Coaching is and what problems it solves. It does not explain how to do it.  If you are interested in learning how to do Systems Coaching, I recommend joining us on one of the AWA Systems Coaching courses. This is highly relevant and useful for anyone who is in…

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April 20, 2022

The ultimate certification in enterprise agility

The ultimate certification in enterprise agility

The Enterprise Agile Coaching Training programme is a comprehensive and rigorous, hands-on training experience that many enterprise coaches worldwide have chosen to up-level their enterprise coaching toolkit and approach with AWA. Since 2018, our faculty has been teaching the double ICAgile Certified Enterprise Agile Coach Bootcamp (ICP-ENT and ICP-CAT) trainings globally (and online), equipping enterprise coaches,…

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October 6, 2021

Ultimately it comes back to human change – An interview with Georg Fasching

Georg Fasching Interview

Georg Fasching is an Enterprise Agile Coach based in Portugal and the program lead for our Enterprise Agile Coach Expert Cohort Program. In this interview, Georg discusses why change comes down to the human response, why large-scale complexity can’t be solved by simply rolling out a large scale delivery framework, and why he wants to…

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September 15, 2021

Without coaching there is no agility – An Interview with Louria Lindauer

Hi Louria – for those of us who don’t know you yet please tell me who you are and what you do? My name is Louria Lindauer. I am an agile coach and I work with enterprises with organisational culture change, creating strategies. I also teach AWA’s Expert in Agile Coaching and Enterprise Agile Coach…

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August 25, 2021

Complexity informs everything I do – An Interview with Kevin Callahan

Hi Kevin – for those of us who don’t know you yet please tell me who you are and what you do? Hi I’m Kevin Callahan and I bring people together to solve complex problems that looks like a variety of different things. Sometimes I work individually one-on-one with leaders, helping to coach them to…

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June 23, 2021

What is a coaching culture? And what does one look like?

Coaching feeds my curiosity about the human condition - an interview with Linda Spencer

What is a coaching culture? And what does one look like? Cultivating a coaching culture in the workplace enables businesses to grow and develop their people, as well as making agile work more effectively. However, what does the term “coaching culture” mean? And, perhaps more importantly, how can managers incorporate it into their day-to-day work environment? A…

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June 8, 2021

Why an internal coaching capability is essential if your business is to succeed

internal coaching capability

  A coach’s role is to bring out the best in others helping them to discover and harness their potential and equip them with tools and strategies to make agility work. Organisational agility needs skilled agile coaches to establish cross-functional teams and agile leadership, and to transform organisational structures and culture. By developing an internal…

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April 15, 2021

What is the Difference Between an Agile Team Coach and an Enterprise Coach?

Difference between an Agile Team Coach & an Enterprise Coach

“What exactly is the difference between an Agile Team Coach and an Enterprise Coach?” This is one of the most commonly asked questions by our clients. The simple answer is scope, but there is much more to it. In this post, we discuss how the responsibilities of an Agile Team Coach and an Enterprise Coach…

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February 25, 2021

5 Reasons To Join The Enterprise Agile Coaching Cohort?

With our inaugural Enterprise Agile Coaching Expert Program in full swing and our forthcoming cohort starting in just a couple of months this April, we are learning so much. Not just about the program’s incredible impact on the current cohort but why there is such a need for this program and what drives people to…

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February 18, 2021

How do I Become an Effective Enterprise Agile Coach?

We’re often asked what is an Enterprise Agile Coach? Or How is one different to a Scrum Master? And what do I need to do and know to up-level? In this article, we explain the five essential competencies that illustrate the practical skills required to be an effective Enterprise Agile Coaching practitioner, and specifically what…

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February 15, 2021

The 9 most important skills for an Enterprise Coach

Many organisations need help adapting to their rapidly changing marketplaces, whether public or private, and the rate of change can be overwhelming. Upgrading organisations to meet current and future challenges is not a simple endeavour. This article details the key skills you need to be an effective Enterprise Coach (EC).   1. Self Mastery Most…

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February 11, 2021

Flow of the book Change.

Some of you may know that I am writing a book called Change. I am writing this book chapter by chapter and releasing them each week on Medium. I have an outline for the book, but I am reserving the right to change it as I go along!! I am releasing the outline now as…

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February 8, 2021

Change. Chapter 3. Collective sense-making through stories

Participants at an AWA training course

“The past changes a little every time we retell it.” — Hilary Mantel Introduction to the chapter Over the years many people have propositioned me to buy Adventures with Agile. In one of these discussions, the CEO of the other company told me that I would go far because I was able to express truth in the form…

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May 15, 2020

What Is The Role Of An Enterprise Agile Coach?

What is the role of an enterprise agile coach

What Is The Role Of An Enterprise Agile Coach? I was asked this question just over two years ago, as part of the team that set about defining the competencies for the Expert part of the Enterprise Coaching track for ICAgile, the world’s foremost certification body in all things to do with agility. We had…

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April 6, 2020

How to Unlock Transformative Training Experiences Online

This last month has been a huge learning journey for me and I would like to share what I have learnt about online agile training and how it compares to in the classroom training. Most people assume in the classroom training is a better experience than online. If I am honest, I also shared this…

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February 28, 2020

Defining the Discipline of Enterprise Coaching for Agility

Join us along with ICAgile for this Expert Panel on the competencies behind Enterprise Coaching for Agility Since 2018 Simon Powers along with an incredibly dedicated and experienced team of 5 leaders Michael Madore, Kevin Callahan, Michael Spayd, Marsha Acker and Shannon Ewan, have been working hard to define the ICAgile Expert Gate for Enterprise…

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October 17, 2019

How to Have Impact with Enterprise Agile Coaching

Throughout the last year we have had tremendous experiences all over the world sharing our double ICAgile Certified Enterprise Agile Coach bootcamps and related trainings with agile and business professionals. Many people who join us are looking to solve the age old problem of getting changes to stick and engaging leadership in the right conversations,…

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September 26, 2019

The Times – Enterprise Agility Report 2019

enterprise agility report

Adventures with Agile is delighted to bring you the “Enterprise Agility Report 2019.” This report is the latest in-depth look at pivotal topics concerning the state of agile transformation and innovation today. Published in The Times on the 23rd September, this 20-page special report is a must have for any business leader wanting to understand how…

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