Contributions by:Karen Chan, Senior Consultant, TorontoInaya Dsouza, Associate, Los AngelesBen Lyon, Senior Consultant, LondonNate Nelson, Managing Director, Los AngelesFiona Royall, Project Lead, MelbourneRachna Verma, Senior Consultant, Sydney ADAPTOVATE recently partnered with a large company to design and run an Agile leadership bootcamp. There were three intended outcomes from the bootcamp Build a common language Align…Continue readingRunning an Agile leadership bootcamp can fast track a transformation
We asked our leaders one area which they recommend for improvement, to deliver greater value to your client or team. ADAPTOVATE’s success is predicated on the consistent demonstration of our values, one of which is embodying a growth mindset. So, we recommend these 11 lessons from leaders Understand how to turn weaknesses into strengths Think…Continue readingLessons from Leaders
Before we discuss four top traits for an Agile leader, first let’s discuss psychological safety. It’s the fundamental construct that all team members must have (Agile or not) and it starts with the foundations laid out by organisation leaders. PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFTEY AND INCLUSION in AGILE TEAMS One of THE most important aspects of the modern…Continue readingFour Top Traits for an Agile Leader
What’s in this article?The four watchouts for Agile Transformation – Introduction >Leadership >Communication >Processes >Mindset >Ask the Why > Download the report version of this article. When we look at why agile transformations fail for some companies, usually the core reason will fall in one of four key areas. However, it’s never just a single…Continue readingWhy Agile Transformations Fail
We’re taking a moment to look back at the past six months and celebrating those that have paved a way for others during COVID-19. A recent World Economic Forum editorial outlined 3 leadership lessons from the age of coronavirus. 1. Lead with Empathy and Honesty2. Be Agile3. Value Your People. Based on those lessons, in…Continue readingCelebrating people, companies, Governments on their response to COVID-19
The BACKLOG PODCAST. Recorded by ADAPTOVATE — The Backlog PodcastListen here — or wherever you get your pods! This condensed article accompanies Ep 7 of The Backlog — The Podcast, by ADAPTOVATE. Frank Kazas is Director, Global Product Management with Hyatt Hotels Digital team. Frank has been responsible for four product teams focused on the pre-stay experience. In our…Continue readingWorking at Hyatt. Why leadership buy-in really stands out.
Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. Oprah Winfrey The powerful role leadership plays during the pandemic has required leaders to think fast and change their leadership style to suit the challenging times. Likewise, departmental teams working with…Continue readingThe Powerful Role Leadership Plays During a Crisis.
7 WAYS LEADERS CAN SUPPORT THE AGILE JOURNEY According to Jerome Parisse-Brassens in a recent article from InsideHr, “The number one challenge facing a leader in an agile culture is letting go of fears related to losing control and not being needed”. So, before we get to the list, let’s set the scene. This letting…Continue readingHow can leaders support the agile journey?