Archive | December, 2010

Let the Games begin

Imagine a cold winter evening in 1885. You’re about to enjoy a wonderful home cooked meal with your family but all of the sudden the phone rings. Now, this might not be anything special in the century we live in. But in 1885 – when not that many people had a phone – receiving a […]

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8 Reasons NOT to do an Agile Management Course

They promised us to radically change the world, they promised us victory, but it didn’t happen did it? It has been 10 years now since we Agile Advocates hang the Agile manifesto up on our wall, so what went wrong? Although there are at least hundred of Agile books out there how many do you […]

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Starting change by studying isn’t sexy but it’s right! Part 2/2

It’s not very sexy to say we’ll start by studying. Managers like to do things, they want to start and do their program of change. Saying ‘Let’s study’ is also rude because it implies they don’t know what’s going on. I attended the Systems Thinking – Leaders Summit recently and John Seddon opened the conference […]

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Starting change by studying isn’t sexy but it’s right! Part 1/2

It’s not very sexy to say we’ll start by studying. Managers like to do things, they want to start and do their program of change. Saying ‘Let’s study’ is also rude because it implies they don’t know what’s going on. Last Thursday, I attended the Systems Thinking – Leaders Summit and John Seddon opened the […]

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