Posts Tagged ‘ Agile ’

How agile leaders improve results with The Responsibility Process
  This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.   Are your agile efforts missing something, but you can't put your finger on it? Perhaps The Responsibility Process can help. No business sector enjoys wider adoption of The Responsibility Process (described below) than the (more…)

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Posted on 03/12/2017 12:15 am | 1 Comment
 
The Zone – Leadership is a Choice #58
Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   The alarm is still sleeping when the dogs wake me up eager to stretch their legs outside for just a minute. There's no reason to climb back into bed since my brain is already in full go mode but I do because he's there and it’s the safest place I've...

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Posted on 09/13/2016 01:04 am | No Comments
 
Why Agile is For You and Your Team
I work with a lot of executive leadership and large organizations on culture change issues, and I often hear the question, "Should we go agile?" or "We're thinking about going agile. What do you think, is agile for us?" My usual response is that I don't think that's the right question -- because agile is not a noun, it's not...

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Posted on 10/23/2014 01:54 am | No Comments
 
Reblogged: A People Leadership Agenda for an Effective Portfolio Culture
This was posted today on the Rally blog. If you don't already follow Rally's leading software development industry coaches and executives, I recommend it. Enjoy. When Rally asked if I would bring my Agile leadership and culture-building tools to the portfolio space, I asked a question of my own: What are the greatest pain points in portfolio management around people,...

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Posted on 11/07/2013 04:27 pm | No Comments
 
Jessica Soroky Guest Post 3: How to Best Deal With Cliques in Agile Teams
In high school you can walk into the cafeteria and notice cliques of students with nonverbal social agreements. They have agreements on how they dress, on who they will interact with, and how that interaction will happen. Some students are popular and some are just difficult to deal with. High school cliques and our Agile teams are very similar. (more…)

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Posted on 09/25/2013 01:00 am | 5 Comments
 
Leading Voice: Scotty Bevill on Clarity, Part 2 of 2
Here is part two with passionate, multi-talented coach (i.e., personal, agile, business) extraordinaire Scotty Bevill. He answered my questions about his current focus -- clarity, and more.As you watch and listen, ask yourself what clarity -- or lack of it -- does for you? (more…)

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Posted on 03/15/2013 01:00 am | No Comments
 
Agile 2011 attendees rate Coaching Responsibility session #3 of 300
Imagine my delight when I saw Scott Dunn's twitter post yesterday. I knew my topic last week at Agile 2011 was hot when 212 people crowded into a room with 200 chairs and then stayed energized for 3.5 hours! The link in Scott's tweet takes you to this chart. I'm honored to be in the company of Chet Hendrikson, Ron...

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Posted on 08/18/2011 01:28 pm | 2 Comments
 
Client Feedback: Creating Results-Based Teams Workshop
Wow!  IT leaders from a major retailer in the San Francisco Bay area valued the Creating Results-Based Teams workshop they attended. Here's their internal survey results. Check the results from the second group. Download a PDF of this presentation. This workshop was part of a Managed Leadership Gift Adoption program to develop an culture of responsible leadership so agile and...

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Posted on 06/21/2011 03:34 pm | 3 Comments
 
Leadership Success: Learn to Think Agile or Lose Your Job to an Agilist
I firmly believe that the software development movement -- and now business movement -- known as "agile" is a mindset and culture, not a set of tools and processes (see this related post). Agile coach Michael Sahota is writing a set of articles about agile and culture that are worth a look. I summarized my thoughts in a comment on...

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Posted on 04/25/2011 09:33 am | No Comments
 
How to Bring Down Any Team in 4 Easy Steps Without Even Trying
Everyone says they want to be on a winning team. And nobody ever says they want to be on a lousy team. So how come we end up on frustrating teams much of the time? Here are the steps you can take to make sure that being on your teams remain the worst, most frustrating experiences ever. Master each of...

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Posted on 02/03/2011 01:00 am | 13 Comments
 
 
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