We love our value statements, posters and tag-lines. Values are so important that many organizations promote them like they are badges of honour. Some companies create videos to describe them, slogans to make them memorable, display them throughout the office, and even share them with the world. However, many of these organizational values are not […]

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A powerful and often minimized event within Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, OpenAgile, etc.) is the Retrospective. This event is critical for the entire agile team to advance and become effective. Plus, if done regularly and creatively, it can inform and change the organization that the team is within. Some common missteps for the Retrospective (avoid these traps): […]

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Work is busy. Life is moving faster. Sometimes it is hard to catch up. How do we keep up? What approaches do we know? What approaches do we try? What approaches work? What approaches work well and have a lasting effect? Common Ways to Address Too Much Work The pace of life is moving faster […]

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Teams are not born. Teams are not created by a senior leader. Teams are not easy to create by using a guide book. Teams are formed and developed through hard work and plenty of consultation. Many organizations love to express how many teams they have and how well each of them are doing by sharing […]

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