Next Stop: Agile

Principle-based Agile Implementation in Conservative Environment Co-Authored by Chris Keller Driven by the need for increased efficiency in operational processes a multitude of modern organizational forms are emerging that seriously … Continue reading Next Stop: Agile

Read: Reinventing Organizations

From Frederic Laloux What you will learn:  Frederic Laloux provides insights in the principles of self-managing organizations and gives examples of companies where he studied those. For me “Reinventing organizations” … Continue reading Read: Reinventing Organizations

Read: Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

From Tom DeMarco What you will learn: This book is an amazing summary of principles of effective organizational Slack and misconception in our current thinking of efficiency. Tom DeMarco describes his … Continue reading Read: Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

Watch: “Five *Oops!* Six Mistakes You are Making as a Leader”

From Pete Behrens Recommendation: Beginners, Managers Language: English

QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/02): Mike Burrows

“This much should be obvious: You can´t plan to have everyone occupied 100% of their time on fixed-date work, allow them to be interrupted by expedited items, and still expect … Continue reading QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/02): Mike Burrows

I am Speaking at Lean Kanban Central Europe

I will speak at the Lean Kanban Central Europe Conference in Hamburg beginning of November 2018 about Visual Workmanagement and how we use evolutionary change to develop out Lab towards … Continue reading I am Speaking at Lean Kanban Central Europe

Work Visual

I have the pleasure to work with incredible talented people like Holger Nils Pohl and his colleague Beni in cologne on visualization of some of our key learnings for my … Continue reading Work Visual

QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/01): Isabel De Clercq

“A knowledge worker who doesn’t share his knowledge actually damages the organization.” – Isabel De Clercq This quote is taken from the great book “Social Technologies in Business“. In first … Continue reading QUESTI?N EVERYTHING (18/01): Isabel De Clercq

Safe to Fail

Imagine a meeting room filled with People watching on results of the last project. While the project manager explains why this project has not been executed successfully and the majority … Continue reading Safe to Fail

Risk that your teams outgrow you!

I’m not very old, but I promise I have some good years behind me since I started my professional career several years ago. As I started, it was natural to … Continue reading Risk that your teams outgrow you!