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Part 4 – The Human Aspects and the Interpersonal Challenges of Transformation

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to go in the opposite direction.” – Albert Einstein If you have been involved in projects that affect humans, you will not be surprised to know that the human …

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Les trois compétences clés (prise de perspectives)

Aujourd’hui, le mot complexité, on en entend de plus en plus parler. Eric Séguier nous explique un outil qu’il utilise dans ses formations et chez ses clients qui s’appelle les trois compétences clés, outil tiré du livre Action Inquiry de Bill Torbert. Adresser la complexité en utilisant une diversité de perspectives. Aller …

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Management, Psychological Safety and Sustainable Change

Any transformation, whether organizational or individual, requires a transition, a mandatory passage, sometimes accompanied by suffering and psychological distress. But do we have to go through some form of distress or suffering before we dare to create real change? What role does suffering play in this process and is it …

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Part 3 – Developing an Effective Transformation Strategy

  “A goal without a plan is simply a dream.” – Douglas Murray McGregor This article is the third in a series of 4 articles aimed at executives who are not entirely satisfied with the performance of their organization and who wish to significantly transform the way their operations function …

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Part 2 – The importance of a diagnosis to understand your organizational context.

“The only really important thing leaders do is to create and manage the culture of their organization. If you don’t manage your culture, it will manage you and you may not even be aware of how much of it is happening.” – Edgar Henry Schein This article is the second …

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Part 1 – The main traps associated with organizational transformations.

“Change leads to disappointment if it is not maintained. Transformation is a change that is maintained and it is accomplished through practice.” – B.K.S. Iyengar This has to change! If you have joined a new company as an executive within the last 2 years or are in a new position, …

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Stop doing, start thinking! (available in French only)

This article is only available in French « Un pas de côté et ta vie peut devenir banale ou héroïque. »  Patrick Le Masurier Dans mon précèdent article paru en 2017, je vous partageais mon enthousiasme à la suite d’une première expérience agile réussie (du moins de mon point de vue de l’époque). J’étais …

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The right time (tempo giusto)

While reading Slow Business by Pierre Moniz-Barreto, I was very interested in the concept of rhythm, cadence, which I often use with my clients. On page 53 of the book, it says: “Rhythm is everywhere and in everything: in every activity, a rhythm is established and repeated, and this is …

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The importance of the Definition of Done

The Comment Recently, I was part of a retrospective with a team that is mature in terms of self-organization and collaboration. However, as I approached the topic of the Definition of Done, one of the participants slipped this sentence: “If we follow our “Definition of Done” to the letter . …

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Product Backlog Items Life Cycle

Recently, someone asked our community what the life cycle of a user story is and how it differs from that of Epics, Features and Themes.  I want to share my reflection on the subject. The first question that popped in my mind was: “Are Product Backlog Items (PBIs) created equal?” …

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