Leadership is a crucial quality that, when developed and utilized properly, can be instrumental in the success of any organization. Effective leadership is not simply about providing direction and guidance—it’s also about motivating, engaging, and inspiring people to work together and achieve great outcomes. COMMUNICATION At its core, leadership is a communication skill. Leaders must
Unfortunately, many managers are unaware of how much of an impact they can have on the mental health of their employees.
In 2023, companies adopting Agile methods to streamline their operations and projects will experience a wealth of benefits. This is because Agile is based on iterative development, with an emphasis on collaboration, flexibility and speed. By embracing this methodology, organizations can become more efficient in terms of time-to-market, product quality, client satisfaction and cost savings.
Common Sense Agile and Digital transformations are in many respects, the application of common sense. However, as the 18th century writer François-Marie Arouet, better known by his nom de plume “Voltaire” admonished; “Common sense is not so common.” So many centuries later and it still remains true. The lack of both common sense and humility
One of the most overlooked agile principles is that of ensuring a sustainable pace for our teams. Harvard Business Review stated; “The fact is, extreme jobs are no longer a rarity. Our data reveal an enormous increase in work pressure for high-caliber professionals across ages, genders, sectors, and continents. Extreme jobs, we’ve found, are distributed
The last two and one half years have brought about a great amount of change globally in personal routines and the secular/workplace ecosystem. According to Gallup’s 2021 Work Experience Communication Survey, 7 in 10 employees feel burned out at work at least sometimes. According to the same report; “Almost half of the world’s workers felt
The Situation You are looking for feedback from your manager regarding your desire for being promoted. Your manager tells you that you’re doing good; “keep doing what you are doing”. How frustrating it is not to be provided specific feedback on which to focus upon! Then just weeks later, your colleague who (by general consensus
In short, lean business agility is the ability of a business to sense and rapidly respond to the changing needs of customers and the market with quality and flexibility. It embodies a number of principles and techniques. Although some have their origin in the world of software development, they have proven to be invaluable across
During your presentation at work, a coworker seems to begin challenging you and raising his voice as you were trying to drive home a point for a group which included your peers, supervisor and skip level management. You later mentioned to another coworker; ”He made me so mad!” In actuality, did your coworker make
For businesses to compete and remain relevant in an ever-changing environment, change and evolution need to be part of the process. The move toward lean and agile workplaces has allowed countless companies through a vast range of industries to keep that competitive edge, reduce waste, boost productivity and improve efficiency at all levels of