Organizational coaching and change leadership are tough disciplines that lie at the intersection of social and neuroscience, systems thinking, complexity theory and more. If you are a coach, continuously improving your professional skills and knowledge is like oxygen: the organizational landscape is so broad, complex and diverse that you can never be “prepped enough”. Here… Read More »
Had a pleasure to talk to Andrew Long this time. Andrew is a managing agile consultant with LitheSpeed (www.lithespeed.com). I was waiting long for this conversation to happen (yes, pun intended!). We talked about key factors that influence organizational agility and flow, the disconnects between the actual state of those factors (that include important structural… 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.
It was my great pleasure to present to the Agile@Scale community in Austin, TX. Our topics was “Enough Pointless Agility: Driving a Goal-Oriented Agile Transformation at Scale”. Here’s the PDF version of the presentation: Photos: Leland Newsom, Leader for Agile Austin Agile at Scale SIG, https://www.meetup.com/AgileAustin/photos/28327662/466225160/. By Alex Yakyma, Org Mindset.
So… your organization is on their “Agile journey” for maybe a year or two or five? A lot has been done already in terms of new practices, quite a bit of money spent and a lot of conversations about new stuff. But deep inside you know perfectly well that something is fundamentally wrong with this… Read More »
“Why did you start your Agile transformation?”… That’s a darn good question that many change agents and organizational leaders should ask themselves every now and then. That’s the question you should ask yourself and if you feel like you don’t have a good answer or if your answer is just fuzzy, sweet corporate talk,… Read More »
We just conducted a survey of 122 change agents with respect to different aspects of Lean-Agile transformations there are a part of. Here are the results: .
The Enterprise Coach Course is a three-day, full-immersion experience for consultants, coaches and leaders whose responsibility is to guide their enterprise through the adoption of Lean and Agile. The course will teach you the practical techniques required to grow the right mindset and culture and to build organizational habits – sustainable practices that match organizational… Read More »