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Using perspectives for a holistic Agile transformation - Michael Bertrand & Marc-Andre Langlais - Agile SG 2016

Using perspectives for a holistic Agile transformation - Michael Bertrand & Marc-Andre Langlais - Agile SG 2016

Using perspectives for a holistic Agile transformation - Michael Bertrand & Marc-Andre Langlais - Agile SG 2016


Agile Singapore

October 17, 2016

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  1. www.epicoaching.net Using perspectives for a holistic Agile transformation

  2. Intention Demonstrate what roles evolving world views and perspectives play

    in employee engagement in agile initiatives and how to use them.
  3. michael_bertrand@epicoaching.net +65 8571 0512 www.epicoaching.net Michael Bertrand CPCC, ACC, CAN

    CEO, Founder & Executive Coach Marc-Andre Langlais CIC, CIF, CSP Integral Facilitator, Speaker & Executive Coach malanglais@epicoaching.net
  4. Employee Engagement Employee engagement is a property of the relationship

    between an organization and its employees. An "engaged employee" is defined as one who is fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about their work and so takes positive action to further the organization’s reputation and interests. Wikipedia: …story about an engaged janitor at NASA who when asked by Kennedy what he was doing, replied "I'm helping to put a man on the Moon".
  5. Questions How important is employee engagement in agile organisations? Not

    important at all Not very important Somewhat important Very important
  6. Agile Organizations and Engagement Who believes that agile teams and

    organizations have a higher employee engagement rate than non agile organizations? What is the worldwide average rate of employee engagement? 63% 45% 28% 13%
  7. Conversations The need for conversations Quality Innovation Communicate business needs

    Empower teams and people Motivate Challenge Listen Understand business needs Support employees Communicate organisational vision Understand intrinsic needs Clarity
  8. World Views What are World Views? Egocentric “Me, Myself, I”

    Ignorance of duality Ethnocentric “Us, we, they, them” Duality defines everything World-centric “Us, we” Duality is defined as “Us, we” vs “it”
  9. Agile Competency Framework ©Epicoaching

  10. Personal Development Mind-Map Objective: Establish personal development plan via a

    mind map using the epicoaching agile competency framework Intention: Represent your personal development map from a specific perspective Process: From the primary nodes (Agile Executive, Coaching / Facilitation, Training, etc…) draw the corresponding branches and nodes for your next development plan. Prioritize the development sequence from the specified perspective.
  11. Space Travel

  12. Story Damien’s philosophical take on egocentric perspectives « Can one

    person hold the absolute truth about a given subject? » «Yes. Absolutely. If he is alone in a room, by himself, he will ‘own’ the truth. If he ‘steps’ out of the room, he must accept that other truths exist.»
  13. Space Travel

  14. Some Facts State of the Global Workplace Report 2013 -

  15. Key Takeaways Conversations are the core of collaboration Include the

    three World Views in all reflective processes Be sensitive to which World View the person / team is speaking from
  16. We instill the power of conversations and relationships New perspectives

    = New possibilities