What is a Teal organization and why should we care? Frederic Laloux wrote a powerful book called “Reinventing Organizations,” where he went through 10 different case studies of high-performance organizations. “Teal” is the code word for high-performance organizations that are able to exhibit extraordinary levels of performance, organizational success, and that operate in a very human-centric way. If you want a quick summary, check out our post Teal Organization – Future of Work.Read More
Guess what? Turning up the heat on the frozen layer of middle management is a trap. It comes from an incorrect assumption as to what the problem really is. We offer a lasting solution, however, it requires digging deeper to understand the root cause.Read More
Leaders in organizations are exceptional in their industry’s domain of expertise and have proven themselves applying leadership styles that have defined their success to date. It is this momentum and reassurance that propels leaders into failure with their Agile Transformations.Read More
The usual approach to Agile – train & coach teams to move to an Agile process – is backwards. When we approach Agile from a Team Perspective, the role of the manager usually becomes an afterthought. But wait, don’t managers need to learn how to operate with an Agile Mindset along with teams?
What is Agile Leadership? An Agile Leader is one that 1) Models the Agile Mindset and 2) is able to foster the development of an environment that aligns with Agile. Anyone can be an Agile Leader. It is about how we show up and what we value – not about a formal role such as a manager, Scrum Master, or Agile Coach.Read More
The #1 Challenge with Agile is culture – Industry Research has consistently reported for years. Adaptation of a new way of working often doesn’t blend into “business as usual”. To succeed with Agile we need to understand culture and how to navigate it. And the key question is: Are you using the right culture model? Or less provocatively: How effective is the culture model you are using? Let’s examine some commonly used models and see how they compare.Read More
Almost all Agile Transformation program experience resistance from managers, workers, other departments, etc. In this post, we will explain why you are experiencing resistance and how to eliminate or reduce it. Read More
In this post, you will learn the how to replicated Spotify’s success. How to create a high performance organization by copying “The Spotify Approach”.
They actually mention the key pattern in the very famous video created by Henrik Kniberg. But everyone seems to fall into the usual traps and are unable to replicate Spotify.
You will learn How to Change Your Organizational Culture. Yes. How to Change Your Culture. It requires effort and focus. And it is possible. I have done it and leaders around the globe have applied this same information to change their culture. What follows below is an outline of the proven steps. I also include pointers to supporting resources.Read More