Military insights for building resilient agile teams The Agile Manifesto Values and my military training have many correlations. For example – Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools. As a Digger in the Australian Army we are taught a number of rules, processes and tools to use in order to get things done. For some, the […]
It’s common for people to say hello and ask how I’ve been…I flippantly say, “I’ve been busy”, smiling away. The same thing happens the other way too – but what is “busy”? – if you can’t say specifically what you are doing then there may be a deeper issue to sort out. After all, there’s a […]
Lessons from the Australian Defence Force. The Agile Manifesto and Military Training have many correlations. For example – Responding to Change over Following a Plan. When I joined the military many years ago I had to pass the Australian Army’s boot camp in Kapooka. It was here where my foundational agile lessons began. One such […]
Teams will move through various stages as they grow and change – as a coach it’s important for you to guide them along the journey and explain to them this is not unexpected. Tuckman has detailed how to get to be a high-performing team and what pitfalls to expect along the way.
Taking yourself out of your comfort zone and challenging yourself is a great way to learn, grow and find the strength you didn’t know you had.