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We’ve been at agile for a while now, long enough to know that coaching high performance is not so easy. We’ve accrued a great deal of experience and a number of theories and methods have been offered up.  The question is, are there any simplicities in all this that we’ve missed, or relative importances that would help us better order and leverage all this data? I think so. Here’s what I have observed: Purpose is
Great presentation tonight by Jurgen at DCSUG on the innovation lifecycle. A fresh look with great clarity. Highly recommend his new book!
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of believe, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” This of course is Charles Dickens, speaking as a fellow Agilist about our current times.[1]
Lyssa Adkins – We are the Leaders We Have Been Waiting For (At DCSUG, 20 March, 2018) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6pPQ3W7npY&feature=youtu.be  (At the end, about 1:03:50 – 1:05:30) “There are some things that we do now that are not quite getting us there.  So let me just name a couple of them: When we argue about this framework, that framework, the other framework; when we snipe at each other on social media; when we allow our Agile values
Self-awareness can be hard to pin down. The very term “self-awareness” sounds a little bit intense and mysterious.  As the great philosopher Socrates said, “Know Thyself.” It can seem like self-awareness is a long deep journey and the key to everything.  That may very well be the case, but how does one apply it practically? It can help a great deal to take an action or purpose-based approach to the question.  In other words, what