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The distinction between compliance and engagement

The last few years I worked with a lot of teams as an agile coach in many different companies. I have come to notice there is a cycle teams seem to go through to become more cohesive. I also noticed...

/ September 29, 2016
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Management 3.0 from the bottom up

A few months ago, I delivered a Management 3.0 course for a group of people at one of my consulting clients. I had a mix of team leaders, directors, and general managers in the group. A few weeks after the course,...

/ June 23, 2016
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Who comes first: The consultant or the coach?

My professional career doing organization development and coaching work with my clients often requires me to play a dual role. There are times where I need to wear the hat of the consultant and others where I need wear the hat...

/ May 18, 2016
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Management 3.0 empowers teams!

With a lot of my clients, I see a familiar pattern: employees work in a command and control environment where they are told what to do. The power of these environments is so strong that employees are conditioned to do...

/ March 31, 2016
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Management 3.0 means energizing people!

In our current business world where there is great focus on always delivering results, it is important to continuously keep employees energized and motivated! How do we do that in a world where, according to a Gallup poll a few...

/ March 24, 2016
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Management 3.0 begins with Agile management

Are you working as a manager of an Agile team? Are you the director of a department or an executive looking to better understand your role in an Agile organization? If so, this post is for you! I hear many...

/ March 10, 2016
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Merit or trust?

A little while ago, at a conference, I gave a presentation on team dynamics. During my presentation, someone in the audience asked for advice on what should be done to establish relationships of trust between team members. This allowed us...

/ March 3, 2016
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Why I became a Management 3.0 facilitator

Do you know Melly Shum? Melly is the person who represented on an iconic billboard in Rotterdam (Netherlands). The billboard has been around for over twenty years. When you look at Melly in the picture, she looks like any other...

/ February 25, 2016
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Why change?

In a previous post, I’ve briefly covered why we should consider team coaching an investment as well as the success criteria required to make it a profitable investment for the organization. When we decide to bring change that requires coaching,...

/ January 26, 2016
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At the end of my leash!

Back in 2012, I attended a training event by CultureSync called Leadership Unleashed. It was a great event and I learned many things in the various sessions. One of the notions I picked up that still lives in my head...

/ December 10, 2015