Effective leadership in Agile/DevOps environments (ConFoo 2019)

Effective leadership in Agile/DevOps environments (ConFoo 2019)

Agile/DevOps emphasize the autonomy, responsibility and self-organization of teams. Effective leaders create environments that allow such teams to thrive.
But what makes a leader an effective leader? Attend this talk to learn more about various leadership theories, how they can be applied in practice, and my thoughts on leadership based on experience as a tech lead and scrum master, and from military service.

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Michiel Rook

March 15, 2019
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  1. E F F EC T I V E L E

    A D E R S H I P 
 I N AG I L E / D E VO P S E N V I R O N M E N T S M I C H I E L R O O K @michieltcs
  2. @michieltcs M O D E R N S O F

    T WA R E D E V E LO P M E N T
  3. @michieltcs L E A N

  4. @michieltcs AG I L E

  5. @michieltcs D E VO P S

  6. @michieltcs – W E R N E R VO G

    E L S "You build it, you run it."
  7. @michieltcs T E A M R ES P O N

    S I B I L I T Y
  8. @michieltcs AU TO N O M Y

  9. @michieltcs S E L F- O R G A N

    I Z I N G
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  11. @michieltcs M Y S T O RY

  12. @michieltcs M Y S T O RY

  13. @michieltcs D I S C L A I M E

    R !
  14. @michieltcs YO U ?

  15. @michieltcs D O L E A D E R S

    S T I L L A D D VA LU E ?
  16. @michieltcs Y ES

  17. @michieltcs B U T W E H AV E TO

    C H A N G E
  18. @michieltcs "Today’s rapidly changing world ... organizations everywhere are now

    facing dizzying challenges" – S TA N L E Y M C C H RYS TA L
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  20. @michieltcs

  21. @michieltcs AT T I T U D E

  22. None
  23. @michieltcs – D O N A L D H .

    M C G A N N O N "Leadership is action, not position."
  24. @michieltcs L E A D E R S A N

    D M A N AG E R S
  25. @michieltcs – K AT H Y AU S T I

    N "Managers light a fire under people; leaders light a fire in people."
  26. None
  27. @michieltcs I S A M A N AG E R

    A LWAYS A L E A D E R ?
  28. @michieltcs C A N A L E A D E

    R B E A M A N AG E R ?
  29. @michieltcs C A N A M A N AG E

    R B E A L E A D E R ?
  30. @michieltcs L E A D E R S H I

    P I S A B O U T P EO P L E
  31. None
  32. behavior knowledge skills

  33. what you do behavior knowledge skills

  34. what you do behavior knowledge opinions values self-image skills

  35. what you do what you think behavior knowledge opinions values

    self-image skills
  36. what you do what you think behavior knowledge opinions values

    qualities driving factors motivation self-image skills
  37. what you do what you think what you want behavior

    knowledge opinions values qualities driving factors motivation self-image skills
  38. @michieltcs L E T T I N G G O

  39. @michieltcs L E A D E R S H I

    P AG I L I T Y
  40. @michieltcs D I R EC T I V E 


    VS . 
 PA RT I C I PAT I V E
  41. @michieltcs S E RVA N T L E A D

    E R
  42. @michieltcs L I S T E N

  43. @michieltcs "Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by

    people who have nothing to say" – A N DY S TA N L E Y
  44. @michieltcs P E R S UA D E

  45. @michieltcs C O M M I T T E D

  46. @michieltcs B R I N G P EO P L

    E 
 TO G E T H E R
  47. @michieltcs S U P P O RT & H E

    A L
  48. @michieltcs C OAC H

  49. @michieltcs TAS K BAS E D L E A D

    E R S H I P
  50. @michieltcs G OA L BAS E D L E A

    D E R S H I P
  51. @michieltcs M I S S I O N C O

    M M A N D
  52. @michieltcs – U S A R M Y "...the exercise

    of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander's intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders.."
  53. @michieltcs "Say what you want people to achieve and, above

    all, tell them why. Then ask them to tell you what they are going to do as a result." – S T E P H E N B U N G AY
  54. @michieltcs C L E A R LY D E F

    I N E D 
 I N T E N T
  55. @michieltcs C L E A R LY D E F

    I N E D C O N S T RA I N T S
  56. @michieltcs

  57. @michieltcs S H A R E D U N D

    E R S TA N D I N G
  58. @michieltcs E M P OW E R I N G

    S U B O R D I N AT ES
  59. @michieltcs I N I T I AT I V E

    & F L E X I B I L I T Y
  60. @michieltcs E F F EC T I V E L

    E A D E R S H I P FO R M O D E R N D E L I V E RY T E A M S
  61. @michieltcs L E A D E R S A D

    D VA LU E
  62. @michieltcs G E T T I N G T H

    I N G S D O N E
  63. @michieltcs TA K I N G C H A R

    G E
  64. @michieltcs S E T T I N G T H

    E S TAG E
  65. @michieltcs – S TA N L E Y M C

    C H RYS TA L "Effective leaders stir an intangible but very real desire inside people."
  66. @michieltcs – M I C H I E L R

    O O K "An effective leader enables a team to reach its full potential."
  67. @michieltcs R E M OV E O B S TAC

    L ES
  68. @michieltcs D E V E LO P 
 P EO

    P L E
  69. @michieltcs D E V E LO P 
 L E

    A D E R S
  70. @michieltcs "At the core of leader- leader is the belief

    that we can all be leaders and, in fact, it’s best when we all are leaders." – L . DAV I D M A R Q U E T
  71. @michieltcs S PAC E

  72. @michieltcs E M P OW E R

  73. @michieltcs T R U S T

  74. @michieltcs – C H A R L ES D U

    H I G G "... leaders can help teams become greater than the sum of their parts"
  75. @michieltcs – N I C O L E FO R

    S G R E N , J E Z H U M B L E & G E N E K I M "The real value of a leader or manager is manifest in how they amplify the work of their team"
  76. @michieltcs I M P O RTA N T T RA

    I T S
  77. @michieltcs – S U N T Z U "A leader

    leads by example, not by force."
  78. @michieltcs I N T EG R I T Y

  79. @michieltcs E M PAT H Y

  80. @michieltcs B E P R ES E N T

  81. @michieltcs A P P R OAC H A B L

    E
  82. @michieltcs R ES P O N S I B L

    E
  83. @michieltcs A DA P TA B L E

  84. @michieltcs T RA N S PA R E N CY

  85. @michieltcs D EC I S I V E

  86. @michieltcs B E V U L N E RA B

    L E
  87. @michieltcs K N OW YO U R L I M

    I TAT I O N S
  88. @michieltcs D E V E LO P 
 H I

    G H - P E R FO R M I N G 
 T E A M S
  89. @michieltcs B U I L D M AT U R

    I T Y
  90. @michieltcs G E T O U T 
 O F

    T H E WAY
  91. @michieltcs "It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and

    tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do." – S T E V E J O B S
  92. @michieltcs I M P R OV E YO U R

    L E A D E R S H I P
  93. @michieltcs I T ' S N OT E ASY

  94. @michieltcs – C H A R L ES M A

    N Z & H E N RY S I M S "If you want to lead somebody, the first critical step is to lead yourself."
  95. @michieltcs E X P E R I M E N

    T !
  96. @michieltcs F I N D YO U R OW N

    S T Y L E
  97. @michieltcs B E O P E N

  98. @michieltcs AS K FO R 
 F E E D

    BAC K
  99. @michieltcs L E A R N

  100. @michieltcs – A N T H O N Y JAY

    "The only real training for leadership is leadership."
  101. T H A N K YO U FO R L

    I S T E N I N G @michieltcs / michiel@michielrook.nl www.michielrook.nl