How to move a slow project to Agile?


You are running a project that is not going well, progress is not as planned, confidence on meeting a deadline is low, what you are currently doing is not working and you need to get something out of the door fast. You have read about agile and understand the benefits of this way of delivering, … Continue reading How to move a slow project to Agile?

Change and Negotiation


When people think about negotiation, they immediately think of having to influence someone else but Erica Ariel Fox says you have to manage yourself first. She introduces the big four concept: Your Dreamer, or inner CEO. This part of you operates on intuition, and imagines big possibilities for the future Your Thinker, or inner CFO. This part … Continue reading Change and Negotiation

Business and Poker


Tony Hsieh is one of the most important business leaders of our time, in his book Delivering Happiness he explain how Zappos is built on branding, culture and pipeline as the only competitive advantage that Zappos will have in the long run. In the chapter 3 of the book, Tony clearly defines the lessons he … Continue reading Business and Poker

Change Management and Communication


Communication problems are regularly cited as a main issue for delays in change, misunderstanding, lack of coordination, etc. However basic information about the change program is relatively easy to provide. Those involved in change usually have many questions and concerns, but they also have very good ideas about how to make the change work. Communication … Continue reading Change Management and Communication

Change Management with Leadership


Employees who are involved in change but not leading it often complaint that they have to change and promote change while leaders continue behaving in the old way. From some initiatives, new leadership may be needed to ensure success. Examples of new behaviours include promoting cross functional cooperation, focusing on customer experience,  digital transformation. etc. … Continue reading Change Management with Leadership