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The 3 Core-Concepts of Team Agility

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By Mike Richardson, Team Agility Practice LeaderI love my colleagues’ new book, “Focused, Fast & Flexible: Creating Agility Advantage in a VUCA World” (Nick Horney & Tom O’Shea) which I had the honor of writing the forward for. Leading our team-agility practice, I love to extend the themes of focused, fast and flexible into the […]

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Future-Proofing Your Business: How Sustainable is your Sustainability?

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By Mike Richardson, Team Agility Practice LeaderHow Sustainable is your Sustainability? 86% of CEOs/Senior Executives stay less than 5 years!These days, sustainability can be short lived! Many businesses think they have sustainable strategy, sustainable execution and sustainable leadership … until they don’t! As a small example, but one that more and more of us have participated in, just […]

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Waterfall-Teamwork vs Agile-Teamwork: Part 3

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By Mike Richardson, Team Agility Practice Leader In an increasingly VUCA world, waterfall teamwork doesn’t work! What’s “waterfall”? Review parts 1 and 2 of this article:–In Part 1 we looked at how the future of agile-teamwork is already here, in the field of agile-software-development. Yet many leaders, teams and organizations are still stuck in waterfall-teamwork.–In Part 2 we looked […]

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Waterfall-Teamwork vs Agile-Teamwork: Part 2

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In part 1 of this article last month (Part 1) we looked at how the future of agile-teamwork is already here, in the field of agile-software-development.  Yet many leaders, teams and organizations are still stuck in waterfall-teamwork. Waterfall is a term often used in traditional software development methodology and refers to the trickle down, stepwise […]

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Waterfall-Teamwork vs Agile-Teamwork: Part 1

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By Mike Richardson, Team Agility Practice Leader“The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed” (William Gibson).  The future of agile-teamwork is already here it’s just not evenly distributed – many leaders, teams and organizations are still stuck in waterfall-teamwork.  “Waterfall” vs “Agile” contrasts two fundamentally different modes of teamwork and this two part […]

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Nick & Tom's new book, "Focused, Fast & Flexible: Creating Agility Advantage in a VUCA World", is now available for purchase on amazon.

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