Being a progressive agile leader

John Michaelides Agile coaching, Thought leadership

Progressive leaders exist to serve their people, not run them. High-performing agile teams need progressive leaders to nurture and support them if they’re going to excel and delight. How do you know if you’re a progressive leader – or if your leaders are? What qualities and principles do progressive leaders embody and follow? As Max de Pree said: “The first responsibility …

Six simple principles to see how agile your team is

John Michaelides Agile coaching, Thought leadership

There’s a growing realisation among leaders that just ‘doing’ agile brings no value. Instead, these leaders understand there’s more chance of prosperity when they’re actually ‘being’ agile – living the principles rather than cranking the handle. But as a leader, how do you know if your organisation is ‘being’ or ‘doing’? How do you know if you’re serving them effectively …