Leadership Series: Wake Up With A Sense Of Purpose

This is one of my core principles. Everyday I work hard to ensure that members of my team can wake up with a sense of purpose. It sounds easy, but like most things in leadership – it’s difficult. It’s a big goal to set. I try and achieve it every day – and to be [...]

By |2019-12-09T01:37:04+00:00November 18th, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

Leadership Tip: Inspiring Your Team

I was working with a client the other day and was asked how we attract such great talent to our projects.  “Steve, you always seem to have the motivated team, the stars… that makes delivery easy” Whilst attracting bright talent is a focus of mine (who doesn’t want to work with bright people?), we work [...]

By |2019-11-18T06:58:35+00:00August 1st, 2019|New Agile Leadership, Workplace Culture|0 Comments

How Spotify Do It (Is this Agile at its best?) Part 1 of 2

Those of you who know me, know that I am a raving fan of Spotify and their Agile culture. Spotify is an amazing free, legal online music streaming service check out their product here (https://www.spotify.com/au/) You see spotify have engaged the Agile philosophy properly.  Agile is about trying, measuring, then retrospectively looking at what worked [...]

By |2015-05-08T07:04:56+00:00April 28th, 2015|Agile And SCRUM, New Agile Leadership|0 Comments

Welcome To Agile Espresso For Highly Collaborative Meetings

Have you ever sat in a meeting and thought “OMG… when will this end?… I’ve gotta get out and get xyz done.”  You didn’t feel engaged, you didn’t feel valued. A silly question I know, of course you have! Sadly meetings like this are common place.  It’s how most meetings around the world are run… [...]

By |2017-04-19T04:58:27+00:00April 13th, 2015|Agile And SCRUM, New Agile Leadership|0 Comments

How To Put The ‘Fun’ Into Work Environments

So you have, or you are implemented Agile in some form, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe…  These are both exciting and scary times.  You’ve convinced your boss that this is a better way to create software, to create and deliver business value earlier, quicker and to build an amazing team.  You have told your boss you can take [...]

By |2015-03-27T08:00:16+00:00March 25th, 2015|Workplace Culture|0 Comments