Happy Anniversary Lean Change Management!

Last month marked the 3rd anniversary of the 2nd edition of Lean Change Management. 5th anniversary if you include the terrible Leanpub version, and 8th anniversary if you consider the blog post that started it all. Much has happened since then: ~10,000 copies of Lean...
Is Your Change Stuck?

Is Your Change Stuck?

I recently visited an organization that used humor as a way to avoid deep conversations.  While the leadership team didn’t have an issue with talking about problems, there came a time when the conversation was teetering dangerously towards the depth of deeper meaning....
Why Agile Breaks Your Organization

Why Agile Breaks Your Organization

A while back I was helping a marketing department with Agile, and that’s a story for another day. This story starts with a comment from a VP who was sponsoring the problem that this marketing team was working on. He said, “we tend to make it hard on ourselves to get...