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Last chance to Empower your Team

Are you surrounded by victims? Do you feel surrounded by people who don’t care? Are you always the one who has to pick up the pieces? Are you fed up of inquests when things go wrong? What if you could … Continue reading

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Last few days for early-bird on Christopher Avery

The early-bird discount on Christopher Avery’s workshop Leading And Coaching People to Take Responsibility and Demonstrate Ownership in Edinburgh runs out at the end of September.  Get in soon to secure your discount, and use code AGILESCOT14 to get a … Continue reading

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Discounts on Christopher Avery – get in quick!

Only a few days left for super-early-bird discount on Christopher Avery’s workshop Leading And Coaching People to Take Responsibility and Demonstrate Ownership in Edinburgh on 14th November.  Get in by Friday 5th September to secure a £200 discount, bringing the … Continue reading

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Leading and Coaching People to Take Responsibility and Demonstrate Ownership – 14th November 2014, Edinburgh

I’m delighted that I’ve managed to persuade Christopher Avery to come to Edinburgh to teach this workshop. This is the first time he has presented it in the UK. Consider “Pushing Responsibility Down and Empowering the Team” as a short … Continue reading

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Pushing responsibility down and empowering the team – free session 1st September

What would it be like if people around you would actually take responsibility for finding solutions and getting things done? Do you wish people around you would take more ownership for solving problems, rather than wasting valuable time discussing whose … Continue reading

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Overcoming 7 Common Pitfalls of Transitioning to Agile

Johanna Rothman will be in Edinburgh in next week with Gil Broza, and she has agreed to do a free evening session for the Lean/AgileScotland community on the night before the course starts. Date: Wednesday 21st May, 7:30pm Venue: Wolfson … Continue reading

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Only a few days left for 33% off The Influential Agile Leader

If you’re reading this blog, I assume you believe Agile/Lean development improves how and what we deliver, and improves the quality of life for the teams as well – or at least, you’re interested in it. Do you really feel … Continue reading

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Follow-up to How do you “push responsibility down” and “empower the team”

Thank you to everyone who came to the talk today at Lean Agile Scotland #LAScot13. I was delighted (and relieved) to have a full room, and thank you for engaging with me in the discussion during and afterwards. In summary: … Continue reading

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How do you “push responsibility down” and “empower the team”?

“Measure up, push responsibility down.” That’s one phrase which has stuck with me ever since Mary and Tom Poppendieck taught the Lean Software Development course in Glasgow in 2004. At the time I nodded sagely. It seemed to make sense. … Continue reading

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The Human Side of Agile

So you’ve studied all the Agile texts. You’ve read everything Tom and Mary Poppendieck have written about Lean Software. You’re estimating story points, working in iterations, standing up every day with pigs and chickens, continuously integrating…and yet you still don’t … Continue reading

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