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Cracking the Agility Code 100


Cracking the Agility Code #34

Cracking the Agility Code #34

Agile requires a pivot of mindset.  In an accelerating VUCA world, the 3rd and longitudinal dimension of journey orientation has become the primary dimension around which we must reframe our approach to translating agile strategy and agile execution into traction, avoiding wheel$pin, which can cost us a fortune.   For that pivot of mindset, we must simultaneously understand the microscopic ... Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #33

Cracking the Agility Code #33

The journey to mastery is through complexity. Often voicing the KISS principle, “can’t we just keep it simple stupid”, Dabblers, obsessives and hackers bounce off complexity getting stuck in stupid simplicity this side of complexity, which can be the KISS of Death! Masters understand the nature of the journey and keep moving through complexity, to the other side and mastery ... Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #32

Cracking the Agility Code #32

While organizational agility is a timeless problem, today’s reality is placing new and unfamiliar demands upon us and our skills. It is asking new questions of our executive strengths, which are  being tested in new ways. To pass the test, we need new answers. Where do we get those new answers? That was a question I constantly asked myself as ... Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #31

Cracking the Agility Code #31

Don’t get dunked by the future.  Go on the transformation journey to mastery as an agile enterprise with the agility operating system required. Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #30

Cracking the Agility Code #30

Translating agile strategy and agile execution into traction on your desired trajectory of profitable growth, avoiding wheel-spin, requires an Agility Operating System that is up to the challenge of VUCA these days. Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #24

Cracking the Agility Code #24

The first of the 5 Roles of Everyday AGILE Leaders … we must be the Chief Chaos Coach, coaching our team from the majority pattern of disorganized chaos to the minority pattern of organized chaos. Disorganized chaos is a pattern of behaviors the majority find themselves in as a self-fulfilling/self-defeating, vicious cycle and downwards spiral. Organized chaos is a pattern ... Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #23

Cracking the Agility Code #23

There are 5 attributes of Agility to change your relationship with. These are the 5 realities of our agility challenge and the 5 reasons why the majority of leaders, teams and organizations are stuck in the fragile majority unable to join the agile minority. They become the 5 roles we must fulfill everyday, knowing that if we don’t, no one ... Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #22

Cracking the Agility Code #22

For the Fragile, VUCA is full of threat, which can rapidly unfold as a breakdown journey. Probably bigger, faster and sooner than you worst nightmare! At least, that’s the only safe assumption. “Only the paranoid survive”. For the Agile, VUCA is full of opportunity, to architect a breakthrough journey. But its like playing high-speed 3D chess! Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #21

Cracking the Agility Code #21

Luck is huge in Agility. Is VUCA causing you to be experiencing more bad luck by accident than good luck by design? Many teams are mired in a “stuff happens” mindset. Not AGILE Leaders, who understand how to get luck on their side as a reliable factor by stacking the odds in their favor. Help your team change its relationship ... Read More »


Cracking the Agility Code #20

Cracking the Agility Code #20

In a VUCA world it is inevitable that we will always be learning from hindsight, but it can be very expensive and, at the extreme, terminal. Every time you learn from hindsight, I invite you to look in the mirror to ask yourself if you could have learned that from foresight, a lot less expensively … if you had been ... Read More »