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Find your path to agility with Renee Troughton

Recently reading Dan Pink’s Drive, I was mesmerised by a statement of leadership type classifications. I wondered whilst reading it if there was a way to short cut the interview process to get the right type of leader by asking the following question: We believe here at <Company X> that people fundamentally dislike work and …

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It is highly regarded among many in the Agile community that: One of the most common causes of Agile transformational failure is due to either the lack of focus on or lack of effective change of the middle management layer. One of the more common successes of Agile transformations is when small, incremental or evolutionary change is …

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In April 2002 Rob Thomsett released his successful book Radical Project Management. Contained within was a little gem known as Project Success Sliders. In normal Project Management there is a well known term called ‘the Iron Triangle’. This triangle represents the three key facets that a Project Manager needs to normally watch like a hawk …

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For a while now I have been discombombulated. The cause of my confusion and desperation has been around the issue of management.  I am not talking about Leadership. Leaders are people (whether in a position of hierarchy or not) that naturally foster an environment of collaboration, understanding and consensus. No, what I am talking about …

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I have been pondering since reading Steve Denning’s on Fighting the Kool-Aid of Stock Based Compensation  and Umair Haque’s Harvard Business Review’s The Economic Roots of your Life Crisis about perilous journey that we might be on. Take a step back for a moment and consider some cause and effect. When my parents worked it was …

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