Being Agile is part of the journey from old, hierarchical cultures to newer, more Agile Cultures. This evolution of cultures was given a series of colours by Laloux in his book, Reinventing Organisations.
Part of what we do at Deeply Agile is to help organisations, teams and individuals shift through Red, Amber & Orange cultures into Green and Teal cultures.
We Live in a Culture of Small – No Greatness Allowed. I know this because of how I am corrected by those around me when I do something that exceeds them. I am put in my place. I live embarrassed of who and how I am knowing there is something wrong with me. I live […]
What are we really saying when we start using the phrase ‘roles & responsibilities’ ? This is a phrase that crops up a lot, especially in the beginning of an agile transformation. Strongly unilateral, un-agile, hierarchical organisations and cultures are built on roles. Roles tell people what to do and when! Roles also tell us […]
What happens when as a facilitator you find yourself being challenged by a delegate who is trying their best to control the conversation and force their perspective of what is right into the space ? This is a question I get asked a lot by delegates who live with this every day, however I seldom […]
It is often hard to explain the shift out of unilateral control and into Servant or Humble Leadership. I am finding that using anti-patterns helps. This is one that I am finding all over at the moment. It has a number of variations but the essence is that you have to have an answer, to […]