Sustainable change: Catching overload signals

  • Post published:August 8, 2020

How much change can your organization absorb? It's probably less than what you would expect or hope for. Let's stop overloading organizations with change, instead allow sustainable change to happen, and foster change instead of imposing it.

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Hoe agile zijn we?

  • Post published:June 26, 2020

Om maar met de deur in huis te vallen, agile is niet iets wat je bent of niet bent. Het is een continuüm. Ieder team, organisatie, is agile. De vraag is hoe agile je bent en waar meer agility tot betere resultaten kan leiden.

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Why my workshops come without certificates

  • Post published:May 19, 2020

You won't get an agile certificate from me if you attend one of my on-site or online workshops. Instead, you get the chance to try out many different practices and learn how to apply them to address the challenges that you need to deal with.

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Dos and don’ts of agile management

  • Post published:February 21, 2020

Managers can support agile teams by managing them in an agile way. Let's explore the dos and don'ts of agile management and learn how we can lead for self-organization.

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The Strengths of Agile Teams

  • Post published:January 7, 2020

The journey for agile teams to flourish and become effective can be challenging. This article explores what strengths agile teams can have and how to leverage these strengths.

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Retrospective Smells: Lack of Focus

  • Post published:December 30, 2019

In this fifth article in the series Retrospective Smells, I’ll explore what can cause a lack of focus in retrospectives and what you can do to solve it.

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Establishing Effective Agile Teams

  • Post published:November 6, 2019

The journey for agile teams to flourish and become effective can be challenging. This article explores what teams can do to become effective agile teams.

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Effectief aanpakken van impediments

  • Post published:October 22, 2019

Impediments, ieder agile team krijgt er mee te maken. In dit artikel leg ik uit waarom het effectief aanpakken van impediments van belang is voor agile teams en laat ik zien hoe teams kunnen omgaan met de problemen die zich in hun dagelijkse werk voordoen.

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Summary of Humble Leadership in 15 Tweets

  • Post published:September 12, 2019

Building personal relationships and trust can give way to leadership that enables better information flow and self-management, according to Edgar and Peter Schein in Humble Leadership.

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Coaching True Agility

  • Post published:September 2, 2019

Can coaching help organizations to increase their agility? Yes, but it depends on how you think about it and do it. Here's my view on coaching true agility.

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Summary of The Agile Self-assessment Game in 15 Tweets

  • Post published:August 18, 2019

In my 3rd book The Agile Self-assessment Game I explain what self-assessments are and why you would do them, and explore how to do them using the Agile Self-assessment Game. I’m also sharing experience stories from people who played the game. Here's a summary of the book in 15 tweets.

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Samenwerken in agile teams: Geen functies maar rollen

  • Post published:June 26, 2019

Functies vormen vaak een belemmering bij het samenwerken in agile teams. Ze beperken professionals in het oppakken van activiteiten en benadrukken individueel resultaten in plaats van team resultaat. Rollen geven meer flexibiliteit en maken het mogelijk om samen naar een resultaat toen te werken.

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