ALE2011—The WHY: Vision and Purpose

ALE2011—The WHY: Vision and Purpose

I started to write about our amazing organisational model two weeks ago. Before that, we created a vision using StrategicPlay, wrote about What’s In It For Me… Yet still people keep asking WHY. As I value the persons asking me highly, I take this as a clear sign that our purpose has still not been visible […]

The FirstFollower is what Transforms a Lone Nut into a Leader

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Awesome, Community | 5 Comments

Yves Hanoulle pointed me in his blog to a concept that I think he has heard about from Chris Matts. I love inspirations from awesome coaches🙂 First Follower To create a movement, someone has to start and become the leader. But as long as this someone stays alone, s/he is not yet a leader, s/he’s […]

Test-Driven Conversations

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Coaching, Conference | 3 Comments
Test-Driven Conversations

At the AgileCoachCamp US, Derek W. Wade ran a session on the advocacy/inquiry interaction pattern, titled “WTF” (Where’s that from). The basic idea is simple: when we listen to a statement of another person, we assume a certain context, in which we would have made such a statement. Derek had a nice example: Joe comes […]

Compassion—the Power of Vulnerability

I’ve learned a lot about myself in the conversations at AgileCoachCamp US. I talked with Michael Sahota, Dave Sharrock, Siraj Sirajuddin, Pascal Pinck and others about various topics, a prominent being the influence maps that Siraj had multiple sessions on during the camp. Today, Gerry Kirk posted a TED talk by Brene Brown that gave me […]

Kanban Considered Harmful? turned into Quality of Life

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Coaching, Conference | 4 Comments
Kanban Considered Harmful? turned into Quality of Life

The AgileCoachCamp US in Columbus, Ohio, was in many ways an enlightening and awesome event. Pascal Pinck invited me to come, meeting him and talking to him was one of the highlights of the weekend. This won’t be my last post about ACCUS… Kanban Considered Harmful? I had a few conversations at the SoCal Kanban/Lean […]

ALE2011—The Story of Organising with a Purpose

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference, Linchpin | No Comments

I already wrote about the organisational model, thanked all the contributors… Oana, Franck, Marcin and I were the ALE2011 program sofa fellows and gathered our thoughts about the story in a prezi.  Now you can see our talk about The Story of Organising ALE2011 It all starts on Skype… (the same post is now available […]

ALE2011—The Story of Organising with a Purpose

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference, Linchpin | One Comment

I already wrote about the organisational model, thanked all the contributors… Oana, Franck, Marcin and I were the ALE2011 program sofa fellows and gathered our thoughts about the story in a prezi.  Now you can see our talk about The Story of Organising ALE2011 It all starts on Skype… (the same post is now available […]

ALE2011 keynote—Bjarte Bogsnes on Beyond Budgeting

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference | One Comment
ALE2011 keynote—Bjarte Bogsnes on Beyond Budgeting

A New Business Model for New Business Realities Enjoy Bjarte Bogsnes’ keynote from ALE2011 last week. Bjarte Bogsnes about Beyond Budgeting at ALE2011 .

Anarchy with a Purpose—a Model for Emergent Awesomeness

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Community, Conference, Linchpin, RealOptions | 5 Comments
Anarchy with a Purpose—a Model for Emergent Awesomeness

An amazing crowd of volunteers organised the first gathering of the Agile Lean Europe network, ALE2011. It happened last week, and being part of the organisation team has not only been an honour and a pleasure, but also the most successful project I was ever involved with. Why? Because the organisation was emergent, the leadership and responsibility […]

Impressions from ALE2011—Day 2

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Agile & Lean, Conference | No Comments
Impressions from ALE2011—Day 2

The second day of ALE2011 started with an amazing keynote by Bjarte Bogsnes on Beyond Budgeting. I had seen a video of his talk at LESS2010 in Helsinki, bought his book… And invited him to come to our unconference. Which he did! [amazon asin=”0470405163″ template=”simpleimage”] Beyond Budgeting is a topic that deserves its own post, […]