Objectives and Key Results can do a lot of things. One thing they can't do is determine your strategy. Here's how to reconcile OKRs and strategy.
Your company’s digital transformation diet should consist of a mix of fast food type trainings and long-term transformation diets supported by coaches. Here’s why.
We all know go to the gemba tell us to go and see and we inspect and adapt. But there’s another part to it — showing respect to the people we seek to improve. Here’s why.
Humility is the key to leading and building agile teams and organizations. Here’s why.
It's easy to blame HR for your team's shortfalls. In the end though, it's your fault and responsibilty.
There are always excuses for why our teams can’t innovate or be agile. Constraints shouldn’t be one of them. In fact, they can be the source of these desired qualities. Here’s why.
One of the biggest obstacles in changing the way your company works is undoing the years, often decades, of institutionalised inertia of “the way things have always been done.” There’s comfort in doing things the same way. It made us successful. It made us big! And, perhaps the most persuasive argument: no one ever got … Continue reading What if “the way we’ve always done things” is the fastest way to agility?
Last month our webinar featured Tim Herbig, Sense & Respond press author of Lateral Leadership. Tim discussed ways to lead even if you’re not the boss. Watch now.This post was originally published to my newsletter subscribers (14k of them now). If you’d like to get these in your inbox sign up here As the wars on … Continue reading The executive’s secret weapon to agility
The next Sense & Respond Press book (our fourth) is going to be Lateral Leadership: A practical guide to managing agile teams by Tim Herbig.Sometimes you’re not in a position of authority yet you still need to lead a team. Tim shares his experience and insight on how to be an effective product leader even … Continue reading No amount of technology will make you “digital”
Josh Seiden & I are thrilled to announce the launch of Sense & Respond Press. Our newest venture, Sense & Respond Press, publishes short, beautiful, actionable books by leading practitioners in the field of innovation, digital transformation, product management, and design. Our readers are smart, busy, practical innovators. Our authors are experts working in the … Continue reading Digital Transformation Is Not Innovation