Removing the Mumbo-Jumbo from Change Management

Removing the Mumbo-Jumbo from Change Management

A couple of weeks ago Thomas Cagley interviewed me for his SPaMCAST podcast. Oddly enough, a few days later, I had an opportunity to try another experiment using storytelling. That will be a post for another day! Listen Now! Topics we discussed: Storytelling in change...
Integrating Cultures with Lean Coffee

Integrating Cultures with Lean Coffee

I stumbled upon Jason Little’s blog post, Hacking a Conservative Organization with Lean Coffee at a time when the organization that I worked for was acquired by a competitor. Shortly after the acquisition, I was asked to lead a team of agile coaches for the new...
How much does change really hurt?

How much does change really hurt?

Have you ever wondered why we respond negatively to change in some instances, yet bring it on at other times? If we wholeheartedly didn’t like change, would we be the most adaptable species on the planet? Why did we bother to venture out of the trees, walk upright and...