Excerpts from Workshop

Excerpts from Workshop

This page contains excerpts from the 12 Steps to Effective Lean-Agile Teams   The Team Challenges Virtual Board Note: This board is provided to participants of the 12 Steps to Effective Lean-Agile teams workshop for their use at no cost....
How to get management to listen to you

How to get management to listen to you

Agile coaches complaining about management’s unwilling attitude to listen to the beauties of Agile is ever-present. I have not had this problem. And I can teach you how not to have it either. Getting management to understand Agile requires: The first step is to...
The Pickup Sticks Model of Creating Curriculum

The Pickup Sticks Model of Creating Curriculum

“You can’t teach someone something unless they already almost know it.” – unknown Consider this for a minute. What do you do when you want to teach some concept that seems beyond the grasp of someone’s current understanding? They can’t see this...
Trim Tabs – What They Are and How To Use Them

Trim Tabs – What They Are and How To Use Them

Buckminster Fuller, author of the ground-breaking book “Critical Path” inspired many people. He was the person who created the term “Spaceship Earth” and invented the geodesic dome, among many other things. One of his most potent concepts was when he reflected on trim...
How to get management to listen to you

What is a Professional Coach?

A professional Lean-Agile coach is a person who understands how to help teams and organizations improve with the theories of Flow, Lean, and Theory of Constraints while also understanding the basics of human learning. Coaches need to play an active role in helping...