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Simplicity in an Ever Increasingly Complicated World

Slides from Geoff's keynote talk at SUGSA Regional Scrum Gathering in Cape Town May 2021 on the topic of Simplicity

Face to Face is Back!

If you're fed up of Zoom & Teams calls then rejoice because now you can get back to learning and chatting to real 3D human beings again!

What is the ORGANIC agility® framework?

ORGANIC agility is an evolutionary approach to organisational agility and resilience that has been developed by working with hundreds of companies around the world.

What Is Agile Leadership?

I talk about agile leadership a lot but what do I mean by the term? Funnily enough it's more to do with the original definition of the word agile - with a small 'a' rather than agile with a capital 'A

Blamestorming - Who's Accountable In Scrum?

One of the things about Scrum that many organisations find uncomfortable is the concept of accountability. Who do we hold accountable for this piece of work if things don't go well?

To Lead Is To Accept and Improve

How do we reconcile two positive but conflicting messages about being perfect just as we are but also fulfilling our unlimited potential?

Beware of the White Knight

A ScrumMaster is a servant-leader and their responsibilities include ensuring the team is able to do what they need to do. They facilitate the Scrum process and also the team.

What is the Organisational Scan™?

In order to discover the culture and processes that can lead you to becoming a more resilient organization, you need to start from an understanding of where you are right now.

Impostor Syndrome: You're Not The Only One

"Everyone else is better than me. I'm not as good as people think I am and I'm going to get found out" Do you ever feel like you're so close to being found out as an impostor? You're not the only one.

Asking Permission vs. Inflicting Help

One of the most insightful people I know - Esther Derby - introduced a phrase to me a while ago that really resonated with me - "Inflicting help".

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