Ensuring the right fit is key to an abundance mindset Last month’s blog post about the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe as it’s known) not being agile was a real barn burner. Across multiple platforms it’s reached over 100k views and continues to be the most popular thing on my blog in recent memory. I didn’t … Continue reading How losing a client helped me find better ones
Scrum teams fail without dedicated designers. Here’s why.
If you're not getting the kind of creativity and innovation you know your team can deliver, reframe your requests to them in this one simple way.
SAFe - the scaled agile framework - attempts to bring agility and scrum to large enterprises. In my experience, it fails and is not agile.
Here are the top 10 questions asked in my recent masterclass on objectives and key results.
Humility is the key to leading and building agile teams and organizations. Here’s why.
Not everyone wants to do product discovery but everybody should. Here's a story about one way I convinced a group of reluctant developers to meet their users.
One of the most common complaints from teams going through an agile transformation is that their bosses don’t get it. The teams are asked to change how they work but the demands coming from stakeholders and executives continue to demand fixed time and scope commitments. The vocabulary changes but the language stays the same. In … Continue reading How to get executive buy-in for Agile using two popular product development approaches
Do OKRs work with jobs to be done? They do. Here's how.
Leading with negativity -- as a victim of your agile transformation -- is a sure fire recipe for it failing.