July 17, 2017

The Problem of Anxiety and How to Embrace It

The Problem of Anxiety and How to Embrace It Uncertainty and complexity demands that today’s businesses must continually be changing to remain competitive. That’s a fact. This is at odds with the mindset of the very people who help organisations to be successful, their employees. This is because people naturally crave stability in the form…

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April 19, 2017

Dave Prior Interviews Olaf Lewitz

Dave Prior Interviews Olaf Lewitz Leading Agile’s Dave Prior interviews TrustArtist and Certified Enterprise Coach, Olaf Lewtiz about leadership. Listen to hear Olaf talk about: giving people tools to grow their awareness of how they show up, why skepticism is an important part of any class and any transitio, the advice Olaf would give his 29 year-old…

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April 4, 2017

I Have Compassion For Managers

I Have Compassion For Managers Certified Agile Leadership Training – 18th – 19th May 2017  Christine Neidhardt and I co-created a leadership training based on our leadership academy. It calls for compassionate leaders. If the story resonates with you, share it and join us. Secure your seat here.  People’s Scrum   Compassion For Managers When I…

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March 7, 2017

Review of Certified Agile Leadership Course: An Insight to Yourself & Your Company’s Ability to Change & Grow

Review of Certified Agile Leadership Course: An Insight to Yourself & Your Company’s Ability to Change & Grow Introduction I’m going to start a review of this course in an unusual place, by not initially talking about the course itself. I arrived at the building with a feeling of excitement about the topics, and also…

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February 3, 2017

Wanted: Great Agile Teams

Wanted: Great Agile Teams Hello, If you’re the ScrumMaster, leader, or manager of an Agile team, what are you there to do? My answer is: help the team become great and stay great. Meaning what? I want your team to contribute to business outcomes and to make a meaningful difference, not only to produce outputs…

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December 4, 2016

An Agile Tale – The King’s Heir

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An Agile Tale – The King’s Heir Staring deeply into the fireplace is King Rupert the Firm-Stepper. If you were close enough to him, you would hear him slowly repeat the question that he has been contemplating for many moons now. “Who will succeed, who shall rule this kingdom after I” He repeats this question…

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July 25, 2016

Problem Solving Leadership – one month & still learning

Problem Solving Leadership – one month & still learning It has been a month since I have attended the Problem Solving Leadership course (19th-24th June 2016 – Albuquerque, New Mexico), with Gerald Weinberg and Esther Derby, and while taking the time to reflect, I thought of turning my journal entry into an article.   What motivated…

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July 5, 2014

The Manager

Every financial organisation has managers. There are some Agile purists who suggest that managers are no longer required in an Agile led methodology, there is no mention of the manager role in Scrum, but managers exist everywhere. This page is all about the manager role in financial organisations and how you might become one.  …

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