Hello folks! We will be running a Q&A session on Thu, Feb 22, 11 am MST. The topic will be: Organizational Mindset and Culture. Join us and ask your question. Here’s the registration link.
In this podcast we are discussing how High Reliability Organizations (HROs) manage information flows, risks, team dynamics and more. Here’s the podcast recording: To reach out to Brian: https://www.aglx.consulting @PonchAGLX LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/briandrivera/ References to books mentioned in the podcast: Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty By Karl Weick and Kathleen Sutcliffe… Read More »
Hello folks! Some exciting news… We are sponsoring Mile High Agile this year that will take place in Denver, Colorado, May 21 & 22. We will be happy to see you there. We’re gonna have a premium booth with plenty of interesting things, useful give-aways and, most importantly, we will be glad to chat with… Read More »
Last week we had a wonderful OMEC (Org Mindset Enterprise Coach) class. During the lunch break on day two of this three-day training we made a brief panel discussion with our attendees on one important topic: Feedback Loop Markers. It’s one of the many topics in the course. Hope you enjoy the video: Our next… Read More »
Certainty bias? Indeed. Certainty bias is the term we use in reference to organizations’ tendency to demonstrate overconfidence in desirable outcomes while in fact operating in an environment of uncertainty. A lot of organizations are exposed to this phenomenon. Yours too, most certainty… no pun intended. The problem has some typical symptoms: Assumptions are… Read More »
Recently I had a great conversation with Marshall Guillory (http://blogagility.com) on Lean Portfolio Management. We talked about quite a few topics: the general idea of Lean-Agile Portfolio, common systemic impediments in implementing it, the connection to strategy and structure, organizational learning and more. You can find the video on Marshall’s blog (click on the picture… Read More »
We took a liberty to go a little bit beyond regular time box as the conversation evolved toward some interesting aspects of organizational agility. We talked about constructs that support responsiveness and flow (as well as anti-patterns to be avoided). We finished by touching on organizational learning and what’s needed to enable it in your… Read More »
Most organizational leaders are concerned with how work is done in their organization. This is indeed a very important concern but despite all the attention, it is most often addressed incorrectly. Today we will dig into this topic a bit deeper. The Army of Walking Capacity Buckets Organizations usually rely on the concept of “capacity”… Read More »
Driving a successful transformation is a tough task. It takes skill and courage on behalf of the change agents in charge. More often than not, however, the journey leads to a pretty undesirable destination where the organization assumes they have succeeded with the job while in fact they got hopelessly stuck, unable to achieve any… Read More »
Done! With me this time I had Jeff Hallett, enterprise coach and transformation agent. We talked about leadership attitudes and mindset and how those influence the transformation. By Alex Yakyma, Org Mindset.