Resonant Leadership

I was preparing a personal coaching session and I was revisiting some coaching material I have from my trainings, when I found this little gem about Resonant Leadership from a training course I took in 2014 on Resonant Leadership and the Neuroscience Behind It and I thought it would be nice to share it. This is an … Continue reading Resonant Leadership

Agile is a suboptimization … the next frontier is Business Agility

From the early days until now, no matter which framework or approach you use, Agile has been focused on parts of the organization. Dealing with the organization as if it was a machine with interchangeable parts. Even those frameworks, methods and methodologies that claim to be enabling Business Agility, like Enterprise Scrum or Kanban Enterprise … Continue reading Agile is a suboptimization … the next frontier is Business Agility

Holacracy – from Feudalism to Fractalism

Three years ago I wrote this blog post expressing some doubts and concerns about Holacracy. Some time has passed since then and I think the time has come for Holacracy to start making a change in the world. My initial skepticism has vanished. Hundreds of organizations are running on Holacracy already and there is a powerful and … Continue reading Holacracy – from Feudalism to Fractalism

Breaking free from bias

­­­­ Introduction Cognitive Biases are unconscious processes that influence how we perceive the world and how we take decisions. These mechanisms are a result of evolution Biases are automatisms of our brain that make our live easier, but they have also a dark side. Specially, in organizations biases are a significant issue, but there is little … Continue reading Breaking free from bias

Performance Appraisals

Last week I had dinner with Jerry, an Agile Coach friend of mine, who is currently working in a mid-size company of about 2000 employees that is starting its “Agile” transformation. As part of the transformation journey, a new performance management process is being defined by HR in collaboration with some external consultants. And Jerry was telling me how … Continue reading Performance Appraisals