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Monthly Archives: December 2015


Agile Prosperity & Life-Planning

Agile Prosperity & Life-Planning

One of my favorite things to do – setting up for a day of agile-prosperity-&-life-planning with CEOs and their spouses/partners/significant others.  A very select, private and personal setting which I host every year at my home.  Great to do at this time of year.  It’s always so fulfilling to invite hard-charging CEOs to slow down for long enough to get ... Read More »


Track Zero: What VUCA Threats & Opportunities Will It Create for You?

Track Zero:  What VUCA Threats & Opportunities Will It Create for You?

In recent weeks we have been hearing from the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris and tracking to zero emissions from fossil fuel combustion and industry by mid-century.  Track0.org has the following mission statement: Track 0 is an initiative to translate the globally agreed 2ºC limit on temperature rise into a mission statement that can support practical solutions. Anyone, ... Read More »


Agile Budgeting

Agile Budgeting

In business we engage in way too much “waterfall” everything!  Waterfall vs Agile/Sprints/Scrum – Pivoting to the future of Agile-Teamwork.  For example: Waterfall Strategic Planning (vs Agile Strategy Process) – a 3 year, 5 year or 10 year strategic plan?  Really? Waterfall Budgeting (vs Agile Budgeting) – an annual Fiscal Year budget, tracking year-to-date this Fiscal Year vs year-to-date last ... Read More »


Building the Team (for Team Agility & Agile High Performance Teamwork)

Building the Team (for Team Agility & Agile High Performance Teamwork)

It’s time to start budgeting for investments in building an agile team.  It doesn’t happen by accident, its happens by design.  That’s the work my colleagues and I do for local start-ups to global corporations: Agile Teamwork – How do you Build Agile Teams? | Michael … www.agilitycode.com I greatly enjoyed formulating my response to this question posted in LinkedIn: ... Read More »


VUCA Radar Scanning with Your Team

VUCA Radar Scanning with Your Team

The key to sustained success these days is to see VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) coming before it sees you coming like a fool!  To avoid a Kodak moment!  (Kodak went bankrupt despite having invented digital photography in the first place).  Or a Blackberry moment.  Or a Nokia moment.  Or a BP moment.  In general terms these are “OSM”s … ... Read More »