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Meet our authors

Behind Agile Know-How, there is a team of passionate authors who share their vision and experience on a variety of Agile topics. We wish to emphasize their excellent work. 2017 has been an extraordinary year for Agile Know-How, which has seen a sharp rise in traffic. For 2018, we want …

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An Invitation into a generative inquiry about an agile, participatory “Agile”

In Agile, we want to support adaptive, responsive, self-organizing, and evolutionary methods. We aim for open communication with transparency and involvement among all stakeholders; and we want our artifacts to reflect our values at all levels. The benefits are often astounding and transformative. Yet we also know that the road …

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A conversation about active listening in coaching

Last week, Louise Kold-Taylor and Steffan Surdek were in our offices at Pyxis working on the new coaching course they are building together. I noticed how much fun they were having and decided it could be fun to go pick their brains a bit. I went to sit with them for …

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The Everyday Agilist asks “What about the Product Owner?”

While I would love to take credit for this question, it actually came from a client. After attending our Agile for Operations course to learn more about Agile practice in a Lean Operations environment, this is exactly what this client asked. It was an especially pertinent question considering we had …

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The best of 2017

The Agile Know-How team wishes you a happy New Year. It promises to be challenging for us and we look forward to tackling the new projects we have in store for you. To kick off the New Year, we have collected our most popular blog posts from last year. Here …

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The tools of Management 3.0

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Management 3.0 training hosted by Steffan Surdek, one of my colleagues at Pyxis. Steffan is the founder of Pyxis Cultures and also an expert in corporate leadership development. So the concepts of the Management 3.0 course have recently appeared in my team …

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How to be a voice among many in a conversation

This article was initially published on Forbes.com. Co-creative leadership I talk and write a lot about co-creative leadership these days. When people ask me to name the key traits of a co-creative leader, I usually list the following five skills: Being a voice among many in the conversation. Unleashing the …

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Being a facilitator…

Today, I would like to tell you what facilitation means to me. It’s a concept that I really like because its main concern is foremost human beings in the workplace. I am a facilitator because I like to support people, help them consider other perspectives, and make them feel happy …

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Coach stories: A coach’s tale

The day that Change became a new brand of shampoo Please, let me first reassure you, I won’t try to convince you that change will make your hair brighter, cleaner, or fuller. What I want to propose is to stop thinking about Change like a weird beast that you must manage before it get …

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Be fearless of failure and start learning by doing

This article was initially published on Forbes.com. One topic I often find myself discussing these days is learning by doing. Cultures that value continuous improvement encourage experimentation. They also encourage people to fail fast so they can learn fast. But this idea is scary to those working in cultures who believe …

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