Category: Transformation

Practical tips for the necessary Agile Transformation

How do you deal with leadership? Is that something of topmanagement alone? How do you develop effective teams? What are the pitfalls and how do you prevent them? How to ‘Scrum’? How do you handle a transformation towards agile working?Agile is not a hype but inescapable in a rapidly changing world, especially where technology is […]

Lyssa Adkins – Coaching Agile Teams

(Dutch version further below) Want to be a good Agile coach? If you want to be a great coach for a team, you should first be able to assess in what maturity state the team is with respect to self organising. In her book, Lyssa Adkins uses the parallel with an ancient Japanese martial art […]

Stephen Covey – The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness

(Dutch version further below) The underlying problem The world has changed dramatically and is changing ever faster. Just think of the globalization and emergence of countries like China and India. In these countries, roughly 40% of the world’s population lives and they are becoming increasingly determinant in the world economy. When we look at India, […]

(only in Dutch) Jan van Setten – Hoe krijg ik ze zo ver?

Hoe kun je mensen meenemen dan wel meekrijgen in een verandering? Een voorwaarde voor succesvolle verandering binnen een organisatie is dat medewerkers de richting van de verandering (h)erkennen en dat ze weten waar de organisatie voor gaat en staat. Maar ook waar ze zelf voor gaan en staan. Van Setten heeft hiertoe een model ontwikkeld […]

Patrick Lencioni – The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

(Dutch version further below) In ‘The Five Dysfunctions of a Team’, Patrick Lencioni explains why teams do not reach results. He distinguishes five essential elements that cause this and are inextricably linked. That is why all five elements have to be dealt with – in a certain order: Absence of trust Fear of conflict Lack […]