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May 08, 2017
Organizational Evolution
For some time now I have been worried about not using the concept of Organizational Transformation and, instead, using Organizational Evolution. It seems a subtle change, but I think it reflects a radical change in what sustains it.
Feb 29, 2016
Diamond of Participatory Decision-Making
One of the abilities that self-organized teams have is their ability to make decisions in a collaborative and autonomous way.
Feb 23, 2016
The 4 Key Facilitation Skills
Facilitation is art, intuition, ability and science. Anyone can become a facilitator; he or she only need practice and attention.
Feb 23, 2016
Facilitation Fundamentals
When an organization uses agile methodologies, in general, the teams work in a self-organized way and have a facilitative-leader.
Nov 08, 2014
Sharing Performance Goals
To have a common and significant purpose helps the team pursue performance goals which allows them to focus on achieving results.
Nov 06, 2014
Committed to a common purpose
Yesterday I was reminiscing and it caught my attention how often I find Agile teams which have been working together for a considerable amount of time and don't know what to answer when I ask them what their purpose (or vision) is.
Oct 11, 2014
With complementary skills
The members of a real team should have a series of complementary skills, which when added are able to solve the challenges they face every day. These skills are not only technical or functional, but they are also decision-making, conflict-solving and interpersonal skills, which allow them to find a mutual understanding and a common purpose.
Oct 08, 2014
A small number of people
A big group of people can be, in theory, a team, but the effort required to make it is extremely big. The usual case is that such group of people will naturally divide into smaller teams.
Oct 05, 2014
Towards a real team
I think an aspect that really helps a Team Facilitator in his career development is, in my opinion, to be aware of the importance of the existence of real teams in organizations. I propose to call them real teams, to make a distinction from the groups of people that a manager forms via e-mail and uses the word team so lightly to refer to them
Sep 23, 2014
Agile Coaching is ...
A lot has been discussed, is being discussed and will be discussed about the value of Agile Coaching. As I have already mentioned in the first article on this subject, I believe that the debate is caused by a serious misunderstanding or lack of agreement on what Agile Coaching is and what it is not. I here follow up on what to me Agile Coaching is not, assuming it is an extension of Professional Coaching as per the definition by ICF (International Coach Federation).
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