Blank colorful speech bubbles hanging from a cord over blue background
Culture and collaborationfeature post

A moment together on ‘The Alchemical Terrace’

Writing has always been a task I find difficult and writing this post is no exception! I write a few lines (actually, often only one) and a critic comes to my mind. I have a tendency to give a lot of credit to this criticism and I want to immediately …

READ MORE →
leader qualities
feature postManagement and leadership

The Surprising Baggage You’re Carrying As A Leader

This article was initialy published on Forbes.com Over the last five or six years, I played hockey in different garage leagues, usually very late at night. Hockey is a very fast-paced sport, and even if we were “just playing for fun,” there were nights when players behaved recklessly, causing frustration …

READ MORE →
shutterstock_575672182
Agile transformationCulture and collaborationfeature postTools

Recognizing a group/team in the Storming phase

This article was initialy published on jesusmendez.ca You are about to read the third article of the second workbook of the “Agile Teams from Forming to Performing series” titled “Storming Agile Teams“, which contains the first tool that I would propose you to use, to help with identifying a group/team …

READ MORE →
Scrum master
Agile transformationfeature postScrumScrum Masterspecial edition

Evolving as a Scrum Master

When changing project, team, or even organization, there is always an adjustment period. What are the tools you may need during these transitions? To be successful as a Scrum Master, you must develop your own approach, your own way of doing things. Fortunately, in addition to a multitude of interesting …

READ MORE →
value
Culture and collaborationfeature postManagement and leadershipspecial edition

The Value of Values

As with most people, my earliest values were created by my parents and the education system. Learning to share, to dress and speak appropriately, to raise my hand in class and otherwise to fit in, are lessons every child learns. It is an unconscious act really, and if anyone were …

READ MORE →
shutterstock_656135953
Coding know-howfeature postlogiciel en

Because there is a beginning to everything…

When I was young, personal computers were not very common, but they still managed to pique my curiosity. My uncle, who had noticed my new interest, invited me to spend a few evenings at his office to allow me to experiment with one of his machines. My mission was simple: …

READ MORE →
stage
Coding know-howfeature postlogiciel en

Journal of an Intern

Hi, I am Marc André, intern at Pyxis; or should I say member of the team. I am presently doing an internship in the Studio of Pyxis Technologies in Laval. It has already been a month and half since I started my adventure here and what an adventure it has …

READ MORE →
shutterstock_417152122
feature postManagement and leadership

How could more authentic love fuel your leadership?

This article was initialy published on Forbes.com One of the recurring themes in my life in the last few months has been the place of love in leadership. I work with many clients who, when I bring up the topic in conversation, find this concept to be a bit shocking and …

READ MORE →
shutterstock_394392439
Agile transformationfeature postManagement and leadershipOrganizational transition

SOSO – Introducing simplicity as a requirement to organizational Agility adoption

  The first highway, or limited access road, was built on Long Island, New York and completed in 1911. The intention was to reduce the travel time between to given points. As time passed, mass-production systems allowed more and more people to buy cars at affordable prices and as a …

READ MORE →
leader
feature postLeadership (EN)Management and leadership

Why Leaders Need Safe Spaces To Learn And Grow

Early in my career, I used to be very demanding of myself. It was hard for me to accept when I made mistakes in life. I remember one day, I was working on a woodworking project in my garage, and I got upset from making mistake after mistake. I got …

READ MORE →