You Are a Mine Rich in Gems, Not an Empty Glass

Our current, and outdated, way of thinking about people is broken. Our societal systems assume much about each of us that is, frankly, wrong. These assumptions stem from a lack of understanding about the true reality of the inner core of human beings. One in particular is very troublesome – for some strange reason we are told[…]

Kanban: a Lean & Agile Framework

Agile is everywhere now. And, the awareness around Agile is permeating most industries and environments such as volunteer organizations, educational institutions, and governments. Agile frameworks such as Scrum, XP and OpenAgile are tied closely to the Agile Manifesto which has four values and twelve principles. To get the most out of an Agile framework implement both[…]

Practical Advice for the Agile Manifesto

Many of you already have read the Manifesto for Agile Software Development (aka the Agile Manifesto). However, are you using it daily or weekly with your team or organization? Consider this… You are a grade 5 teacher of 30 children. You have just been opened to the idea that each child is noble and has[…]