“It is not daily increase but daily decrease, hack away the unessential. The closer to the source, the less wastage there is.” – Bruce Lee
What’s my one tip as a coach? Do this weekly. Heck daily – if you’re brave enough. Challenge your team to do regular retrospectives. The biggest #GROWTHHACK I can think of is consistent and regular review of: – What worked? – What didn’t? – What are we going to change? The best organisations have mastered this rapidContinue reading “Do this weekly, heck daily if you’re brave enough. The Retrospective!”
I’m an Achilles heel, but I know it! The nature of our industry implies we have teachers, head teachers, academic leaders and a principal or CEO. This centralised hierarchical structure means we have clear interfaces with the government and regulatory bodies, roles with built in dependancies, and bottlenecks when it comes to decisions. From a riskContinue reading “Structuring Teams For Growth”
If they ever perfect teleportation I’ll be a late adopter. Sure it would save time but for so many events arriving or getting there is the best part. Think of the pilgrimages, flying around the Sugarloaf mountain into Rio de Janeiro, or into Manhattan from JFK in a yellow cab. All too often in businessContinue reading “Stickers, Scars and ENGAGED Agile Superstars”
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Agile Project management techniques, lean principles, learning and iterating are things that I’ve become quite passionate about over the last years. Seeing the results that “Going Agile” can bring to an organisation in terms of delivering value to the end user and business value over and beyond traditional methods gets me happy. It makes meContinue reading “Podcast: Agile Development and some surprising upshots with Jason Wills”