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Join Esther Derby, author of 7 Rules for Positive Productive Change: Micro Shifts, Macro Results for Change by Attraction--because you don't have to push, prod, persuade or punish people to create change in your organization. This podcast is for people who want to bring change to their team, department, or organization-- whether or not they have change management in their job title. Listen strategies, stories of success, and stories of mess. I'll talk about what makes change possible in mode ...
 
Over the past decade, innovative companies, software industry thought leaders and lean/agile pioneers have discovered simpler, sturdier, more streamlined ways to be agile. These modern approaches share a focus on producing exceptional outcomes and growing an outstanding culture. Today, it makes far more sense to bypass antiquated agility in favor of modern approaches. Modern agile methods are defined by four guiding principles: Make People Awesome; Make Safety a Prerequisite; Experiment and ...
 
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Esther Derby has four decades of experience with organizational change and she’s a well-known author and thought leader in the agile space. Derby chats with us about her latest book: “7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change: Micro Shifts, Macro Results” While you’ll hear her 7-step guide to problem solving, we particularly dig into her guidance on …
 
Convincing someone to do something different isn’t easy. Especially when they’re already working long hours, and the new thing requires effort and learning. When it may not work, or isn’t directly endorsed by their boss, it gets even more difficult. But persuasion isn’t the only way to entice people to try new ideas. In this episode, I’ll explain t…
 
Corey Post is a Lean-Agile transformation management consultant with 20+ years of leadership experience developing large solutions, new products, and complex systems. Recently he authored two talks for the Agile2020 conference: · Use Product Value Streams to Rapidly Deliver Customer Value and Create a Learning Machine · What You Need to Know About …
 
Mik Kersten, author of “Projects to Products” and CEO of Tasktop, has seen a reoccurring theme. We go to conferences; we hear about all these fantastic things that can happen when we incorporate lean practices, continuous flow, and feedback. We come back pumped to start changing the way we work because we know it will improve our lives for the bett…
 
In a former life, Marc Siles was a senior executive chasing a corporate career – until he had a near burnout experience. Originally from Spain, Siles has been living in Finland for the last 18 years, where he dedicates his passion and energy to enable companies around the globe to accelerate their strategic growth.  Siles shares powerful and person…
 
Jeff Gothelf helps organizations build better products and executives build the cultures that build better products. He is the co-author of the award-winning book “Lean UX”, “Sense & Respond”, and his latest, “Forever Employable: How to Stop Looking Work and Let Your Next Job Find You.” After waking up on his 35th birthday in a panic about the seco…
 
How important is transformative innovation to your company and are you willing to invest in it? John Carter, a product development expert and inventor, shares his advice for how to nurture innovation within an organization. He believes a governance structure that includes the following is a key to success: Governance: Get the right leaders to the t…
 
Maneesh Subherwal spent time working at ThoughtWorks as UK MD, also with McKinsey & Co. as a leader within the Agile Practice, and now at the Commercial Bank at JPMorgan Chase Bank, moving towards a customer-centric product and journey orientation. Check out the full show notes at TheAgileWire.comBy Jeff Bubolz & Jeff Maleski
 
Alicia McLain is the co-founder of Agile Coaching Exchange (ACE) in North America, an organization with an intent to bring coaches together around the mission of building competency and community. She joined us to share more about ACE, as well as the nine things she has seen that wildly successful agile coaches do. Accenture | SolutionsIQ’s Alalia …
 
People who lead change talk about wanting others to own the change. But how? How do you get people to feel like they own something that's fully formed and rolled out? You don't. The key is to let people get their fingerprints on a change. And that's what I'll talk about in this episode. For more ideas on how to involve people in change, check out C…
 
Evan Leybourn is the founder and CEO of the Business Agility Institute, an international membership body to both champion and support the next generation of organizations. He joins us to discuss the key findings from this year’s Business Agility Report, their annual flagship research study revealing where organizations around the globe are in their…
 
Bruce Nix is the Director of Business Agility at Vaco Memphis, a talent and solutions firm. He shares with us a wonderful example of agility: pairing up people impacted by the pandemic with non-profits in need of their talent. Listen to this case study that began with two people taking action and hear Nix’s recommendations for organizations as they…
 
Jardena London’s mission is to help organizations become healthy, productive and fun. She is founder of Souls@Work, a movement to help bring soul back into the workplace. She explains to us the concept of Structural Agility and how it can help businesses achieve true agility and survive the challenges posed by the changing environment. Accenture | …
 
Michael Hamman helps organizations grow their inner capacity for leadership agility. He joined us for this “geek fest” of an episode on the topic of agility and transformation. Hamman delves deep into a discussion on how people must shift their mindset in order to deal with the complexity surrounding them, before a company can reach “outer agility”…
 
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