Category: Leadership

Photo by Timon Studler on Unsplash.

Agile Leadership: The Vital Role of Sensemaking, Integrity, Presence, and Authenticity

In today’s complex and ever-changing organisational landscapes, effective leadership goes beyond strategies and plans. It involves navigating complexities through sensemaking, acting with integrity, fostering presence, and leading with authenticity. Drawing on insights from Ralph Stacey and Karl Weick, this blog post explores how these elements are essential for agile leadership. Learn how to help your team make sense of their roles, build trust through consistent actions, connect deeply with your colleagues, and lead with your true self. Reflect on these principles to enhance your leadership and support your team’s success.

Read More »

The Unseen Potential of Scrum Masters: Future Leaders in a Time of Uncertainty

This blog post explores why managers might be resisting the Scrum Master role, despite its alignment with the qualities needed for future leadership. Scrum Masters are not just facilitators of agile practices; they embody relational intelligence, contextual thinking, self-awareness, and creative agility. However, many fall into the trap of rigidly following the Scrum framework, missing the chance to become true change agents. Discover why retaining Scrum Masters could be crucial for driving innovation, enhancing collaboration, and promoting resilience in these challenging times.

Read More »
Lead, team, succeed

The Pitfalls of Inappropriate Leadership Styles.

Leadership can make or break a company. Alyssa’s journey as a founder and managing director unveils the hidden pitfalls of an intense leadership style. Understanding and adapting leadership styles can transform not just teams and outcomes, but entire organisational cultures.

Read More »
Picture by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash.

Humble Inquiry – The Art of Elevating Your Employees

Effective leadership requires more than just authority – it demands humility, curiosity, and empathy. Explore the concept of humble inquiry with insights from experts like Edgar Schein and research by Mats Alvesson and Stefan Sveningsson. Discover how asking questions with genuine curiosity can transform your leadership approach and foster a culture of trust, collaboration, and innovation within your organisation.

Read More »
Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash

Developing Your Unique Leadership Style

The true essence of leadership lies not in copying someone else’s approach but in cultivating your unique style that aligns with your values and builds upon your existing strengths. In this blog post, we’ll explore the idea of crafting your leadership identity and how you can begin this journey with a 360-assessment tool called the Reflected Best Self.

Read More »
Small talking as a leadership sklii

Management Is Not Leadership

Management is not synonymous with leadership. Although these terms are frequently used interchangeably, they encompass fundamentally different approaches to guiding organisations. In today’s ever-changing world, the distinction between management and leadership is of paramount importance, and so is a manager’s ability to provide leadership. Let’s delve into the key differences and understand why, in this dynamic landscape, managers must embrace leadership qualities to thrive.

Read More »
A business woman calling for Agile Governance

Agile Governance – whats the difference?

Dive into Agile Governance and its role in simplifying complex organisational processes. By balancing governance with creativity, we can foster an environment where transparency and adaptability thrive.

Read More »

Highlighted Resources

How to Run a Retrospective

Running an effective retrospective is crucial for continuous improvement in Agile teams. If you’ve ever felt that your team’s retrospectives are lacking direction or failing to produce actionable insights, you’re…

Upcoming Training

Recent Blog Posts

Let's Talk About
How We Can Help!

Are you enjoying our articles? Even better you can talk to us in person! Get in touch with us so we can schedule something!