Badass Agile https://badassagile.com A place for elite leaders and teams. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 15:43:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Blubrry PowerPress/9.7.3 A place for elite leaders and teams. Fuse Chamber, Inc Fuse Chamber, Inc chris.williams@fusechamber.com chris.williams@fusechamber.com (Fuse Chamber, Inc) © Copyright 2022 Badass Agile Badass Agile hosted by Fuse Chamber, Inc Badass Agile https://assets.blubrry.com/coverart/orig/407234-193215.png https://badassagile.com Episode 225 – Agile As Artistry https://badassagile.com/2022/11/24/episode-225-agile-as-artistry/ Thu, 24 Nov 2022 15:43:25 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3726 If you want to follow the agile or scrum manual or worship the rules, you can't be an artist. An artist expresses their opinion, their creative contribution, or their vision with the tools of their medium. By definition, your art must be an original. Nobody else could make the exact same thing. Artistry involves discovery, failure, and risk. What you make might not work right away. It might require sweat and continuous refinement. It might force you to admit that you don't know everything. It might take you to unexplored and dangerous places. Doesn't that sound like agile? Without these elements, you're applying a recipe. You're blindly implementing best practices and rules. There is no room to create something new that serves the distinct character of your team, your client, or their customer. If you want to follow the agile or scrum manual or worship the rules, you can’t be an artist.

An artist expresses their opinion, their creative contribution, or their vision with the tools of their medium. By definition, your art must be an original. Nobody else could make the exact same thing. Artistry involves discovery, failure, and risk. What you make might not work right away. It might require sweat and continuous refinement. It might force you to admit that you don’t know everything. It might take you to unexplored and dangerous places.

Doesn’t that sound like agile?

Without these elements, you’re applying a recipe. You’re blindly implementing best practices and rules. There is no room to create something new that serves the distinct character of your team, your client, or their customer

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If you want to follow the agile or scrum manual or worship the rules, you can't be an artist. An artist expresses their opinion, their creative contribution, or their vision with the tools of their medium. By definition, If you want to follow the agile or scrum manual or worship the rules, you can't be an artist.<br /> <br /> An artist expresses their opinion, their creative contribution, or their vision with the tools of their medium. By definition, your art must be an original. Nobody else could make the exact same thing. Artistry involves discovery, failure, and risk. What you make might not work right away. It might require sweat and continuous refinement. It might force you to admit that you don't know everything. It might take you to unexplored and dangerous places.<br /> <br /> Doesn't that sound like agile?<br /> <br /> Without these elements, you're applying a recipe. You're blindly implementing best practices and rules. There is no room to create something new that serves the distinct character of your team, your client, or their customer. Fuse Chamber, Inc 225 Agile As Artistry 12:23
Episode 224 – Circulate Value – The Agile Survival Skill https://badassagile.com/2022/10/30/episode-224-agile-survival-skill/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 15:24:24 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3663 Agile Survival Agile survival depends on circulating value. You can't stand still, surrounded by the same four walls, and expect to grow. A Bad Pattern We've gotten into a bad pattern in the past few decades. If we're not talking software, we don't know how to serve our clients with agility. Most CEO's don't know for sure what agile is - or what it can do for them when used beyond the technology sphere. You can apply Agile and Scrum anywhere you have a high-value and uncertain outcome. We should be using our superpowers to help companies bring products and solutions "to the market" quicker. That could be product, solutions, culture, revenue, or change. How You Can Help Remember, our universe is changing. There are more and more scrum masters and coaches every year. If all of us are heading straight for the software team rooms, we're going to oversaturate the market and lose our value. Here's where we can be helping to busines solve their MOST important problems. For example: Remote work - how can you make this work for people who no longer want to work in centralized offices? Help companies experiment with new modes of working. Figure out the challenges and change the perceptions that remote work is bad/impossibleQuiet Quitting And Great Resignation - people are quitting and they're not being replaced. This increases resource pressure and dissatisfaction on the people left behind - and then they quit too. Whoever solves tis problem first will recover from this unique challenge. There's no template - this has never been done before. Innovation and creativity is required.Throwing Money at #2 - turns out that's not what was needed. We've filled a resource gap with resources that can't/don't want to work with passion and purpose. Economic Instability - there has never been a better time to help companies react to unstable conditions. That could include bringing new products to market, pivoting, increasing customer value or loyalty, diversifying revenue streams, or simplifying existing processes or structures. We can also be teaching new agile and scrum practitioners how to approach these opportunities. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** www.badassagile.com Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Agile Survival

Agile survival depends on circulating value.

You can’t stand still, surrounded by the same four walls, and expect to grow.

A Bad Pattern

We’ve gotten into a bad pattern in the past few decades. If we’re not talking software, we don’t know how to serve our clients with agility. Most CEO’s don’t know for sure what agile is – or what it can do for them when used beyond the technology sphere.

You can apply Agile and Scrum anywhere you have a high-value and uncertain outcome. We should be using our superpowers to help companies bring products and solutions “to the market” quicker. That could be product, solutions, culture, revenue, or change.

How You Can Help

Remember, our universe is changing. There are more and more scrum masters and coaches every year. If all of us are heading straight for the software team rooms, we’re going to oversaturate the market and lose our value. Here’s where we can be helping to busines solve their MOST important problems. For example:

  1. Remote work – how can you make this work for people who no longer want to work in centralized offices? Help companies experiment with new modes of working. Figure out the challenges and change the perceptions that remote work is bad/impossible
  2. Quiet Quitting And Great Resignation – people are quitting and they’re not being replaced. This increases resource pressure and dissatisfaction on the people left behind – and then they quit too. Whoever solves tis problem first will recover from this unique challenge. There’s no template – this has never been done before. Innovation and creativity is required.
  3. Throwing Money at #2 – turns out that’s not what was needed. We’ve filled a resource gap with resources that can’t/don’t want to work with passion and purpose.
  4. Economic Instability – there has never been a better time to help companies react to unstable conditions. That could include bringing new products to market, pivoting, increasing customer value or loyalty, diversifying revenue streams, or simplifying existing processes or structures. We can also be teaching new agile and scrum practitioners how to approach these opportunities.

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

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https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile

Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:

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Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:

https://www.agilesidekick.co

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Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

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Agile Survival Agile survival depends on circulating value. You can't stand still, surrounded by the same four walls, and expect to grow. A Bad Pattern We've gotten into a bad pattern in the past few decades. Agile Survival<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Agile survival depends on circulating value.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can't stand still, surrounded by the same four walls, and expect to grow.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A Bad Pattern<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We've gotten into a bad pattern in the past few decades. If we're not talking software, we don't know how to serve our clients with agility. Most CEO's don't know for sure what agile is - or what it can do for them when used beyond the technology sphere.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can apply Agile and Scrum anywhere you have a high-value and uncertain outcome. We should be using our superpowers to help companies bring products and solutions "to the market" quicker. That could be product, solutions, culture, revenue, or change.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> How You Can Help<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Remember, our universe is changing. There are more and more scrum masters and coaches every year. If all of us are heading straight for the software team rooms, we're going to oversaturate the market and lose our value. Here's where we can be helping to busines solve their MOST important problems. For example:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Remote work - how can you make this work for people who no longer want to work in centralized offices? Help companies experiment with new modes of working. Figure out the challenges and change the perceptions that remote work is bad/impossibleQuiet Quitting And Great Resignation - people are quitting and they're not being replaced. This increases resource pressure and dissatisfaction on the people left behind - and then they quit too. Whoever solves tis problem first will recover from this unique challenge. There's no template - this has never been done before. Innovation and creativity is required.Throwing Money at #2 - turns out that's not what was needed. We've filled a resource gap with resources that can't/don't want to work with passion and purpose. Economic Instability - there has never been a better time to help companies react to unstable conditions. That could include bringing new products to market, pivoting, increasing customer value or loyalty, diversifying revenue streams, or simplifying existing processes or structures. We can also be teaching new agile and scrum practitioners how to approach these opportunities.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:24
Badass Unscripted – Uncommon Agile Leadership Without Certification https://badassagile.com/2022/10/18/badass-unscripted-uncommon-agile-leadership-without-certification/ Tue, 18 Oct 2022 15:05:06 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3659 Agile Certification is a for-profit product. Can it be an effective way to become a better Agile Leader? Education is a way to develop skills and learn concepts quickly. Modern education, and industry certifications are designed to ensure predictable outcomes from regular employees. While Agile Certifications can be a great way for a beginner to ramp up quickly, they are NOT the best way to develop Agile Leadership skill. We are not trying to be doctors or lawyers. Life, death, or freedom do not depend on what we do as Agile practitioners. A computer-based quiz and a paper certification is not a testament to our effectiveness in our role. Leaders don't graduate. They arise. The best way to develop your skill is to immerse yourself in a team. Lead when called for, and be content to follow too. Focus on becoming visionary. Develop your discipline. Learn to focus and commit. Learn to persist in the face of challenge. In the face of your own shortcomings. Find mentors and walk toward mastery. This is the most effective path. You can use Agile Certification to complement the journey, but it can never be a replacement. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Agile Certification is a for-profit product. Can it be an effective way to become a better Agile Leader?

Education is a way to develop skills and learn concepts quickly. Modern education, and industry certifications are designed to ensure predictable outcomes from regular employees. While Agile Certifications can be a great way for a beginner to ramp up quickly, they are NOT the best way to develop Agile Leadership skill.

We are not trying to be doctors or lawyers. Life, death, or freedom do not depend on what we do as Agile practitioners. A computer-based quiz and a paper certification is not a testament to our effectiveness in our role.

Leaders don’t graduate. They arise.

The best way to develop your skill is to immerse yourself in a team. Lead when called for, and be content to follow too. Focus on becoming visionary. Develop your discipline. Learn to focus and commit. Learn to persist in the face of challenge. In the face of your own shortcomings. Find mentors and walk toward mastery. This is the most effective path. You can use Agile Certification to complement the journey, but it can never be a replacement.

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl

Or click here to discover more:

https://badassagile.com/the-forge/

******

***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***

Check out my new premium podcast – “The Badass Agile Entrepreneur”.

https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/

We’re also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:

https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile

Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:

https://www.theagilehorizon.com

Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:

https://www.agilesidekick.co

******

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******

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Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

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Agile Certification is a for-profit product. Can it be an effective way to become a better Agile Leader? Education is a way to develop skills and learn concepts quickly. Modern education, and industry certifications are designed to ensure predictab... Agile Certification is a for-profit product. Can it be an effective way to become a better Agile Leader?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Education is a way to develop skills and learn concepts quickly. Modern education, and industry certifications are designed to ensure predictable outcomes from regular employees. While Agile Certifications can be a great way for a beginner to ramp up quickly, they are NOT the best way to develop Agile Leadership skill.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We are not trying to be doctors or lawyers. Life, death, or freedom do not depend on what we do as Agile practitioners. A computer-based quiz and a paper certification is not a testament to our effectiveness in our role.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Leaders don't graduate. They arise.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The best way to develop your skill is to immerse yourself in a team. Lead when called for, and be content to follow too. Focus on becoming visionary. Develop your discipline. Learn to focus and commit. Learn to persist in the face of challenge. In the face of your own shortcomings. Find mentors and walk toward mastery. This is the most effective path. You can use Agile Certification to complement the journey, but it can never be a replacement.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:08
Badass Unscripted – Seeing Beyond Your Limiting Beliefs https://badassagile.com/2022/10/05/badass-unscripted-seeing-beyond-your-limiting-beliefs/ Wed, 05 Oct 2022 17:56:38 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3653 You cannot ascend if your beliefs, routines thoughts, experiences and emotions are limited to your present circumstances and reality. Think and feel bigger than your environment. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.
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Episode 223 – Time To Act https://badassagile.com/2022/09/28/episode-223-time-to-act/ Wed, 28 Sep 2022 04:49:43 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3648 Either we struggle with change or we struggle with productivity. If we struggle with change we struggle to start things, but sometimes we struggled to sustain them. Change is very hard but I'm convinced that one of the reasons we plan so much is because we're avoiding action. That's right - I'll say it again. We're not foolish. We know that nobody can predict the future and that most attempts to plan into that future will create rough guess estimates at best. So we don't really believe that planning will save us. It's time to act. Wasn't the promise of agile 20 years ago that we can reduce upfront planning? It's obvious now that this is a tough nut to crack. We don't plan because we're chomping at the bit to get moving. We plan because the act of planning is in and of itself a safe activity. It requires energy to plan. It requires energy to act, to do, to create. To produce and to ship And yet it seems like we'd much rather do more planning than shipping. Why? Because planning risks nothing. To create deep complex spreadsheets ventures nothing. And the bigger we make those spreadsheets, the more detailed we make those plans, the more likely it is nobody will look at them. This is very clever, but what's required is action. We shouldn't be making deeply complex plans that shield our commitments. We should be making bold declarations and exploring into the unknown. We should be honest about what we know and what we don't know. But most importantly, we should ship We should sit down every day and lean into the hard things Do the things that we keep promising to do but never seem to get around to. Finding the things that we ladle excuses on and stop making excuses. This is simple but hard. Such wisdom is obvious and yet somehow counterintuitive. We know what we should do, but we don't do it So what can you do? Commit, fail, recommit, failed, commit, commit, commit. Success comes at the end. Eventually, it sticks. If you commit all the way and nothing happens, try something more reachable. But remember, it still has to be shippable. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

Either we struggle with change or we struggle with productivity. If we struggle with change we struggle to start things, but sometimes we struggled to sustain them. Change is very hard but I’m convinced that one of the reasons we plan so much is because we’re avoiding action. That’s right – I’ll say it again. We’re not foolish. We know that nobody can predict the future and that most attempts to plan into that future will create rough guess estimates at best. So we don’t really believe that planning will save us. It’s time to act.

Wasn’t the promise of agile 20 years ago that we can reduce upfront planning? It’s obvious now that this is a tough nut to crack. We don’t plan because we’re chomping at the bit to get moving. We plan because the act of planning is in and of itself a safe activity. It requires energy to plan. It requires energy to act, to do, to create. To produce and to ship

And yet it seems like we’d much rather do more planning than shipping. Why? Because planning risks nothing. To create deep complex spreadsheets ventures nothing. And the bigger we make those spreadsheets, the more detailed we make those plans, the more likely it is nobody will look at them.

This is very clever, but what’s required is action. We shouldn’t be making deeply complex plans that shield our commitments. We should be making bold declarations and exploring into the unknown. We should be honest about what we know and what we don’t know.

But most importantly, we should ship We should sit down every day and lean into the hard things

Do the things that we keep promising to do but never seem to get around to. Finding the things that we ladle excuses on and stop making excuses. This is simple but hard. Such wisdom is obvious and yet somehow counterintuitive. We know what we should do, but we don’t do it

So what can you do? Commit, fail, recommit, failed, commit, commit, commit. Success comes at the end. Eventually, it sticks. If you commit all the way and nothing happens, try something more reachable. But remember, it still has to be shippable.

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl

Or click here to discover more:

https://badassagile.com/the-forge/

******

***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***

Check out my new premium podcast – “The Badass Agile Entrepreneur”.

https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/

We’re also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:

https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile

Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:

https://www.theagilehorizon.com

Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:

https://www.agilesidekick.co

******

Follow on CLUBHOUSE:

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Don’t forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!

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******

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Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

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Either we struggle with change or we struggle with productivity. If we struggle with change we struggle to start things, but sometimes we struggled to sustain them. Change is very hard but I'm convinced that one of the reasons we plan so much is becaus... Either we struggle with change or we struggle with productivity. If we struggle with change we struggle to start things, but sometimes we struggled to sustain them. Change is very hard but I'm convinced that one of the reasons we plan so much is because we're avoiding action. That's right - I'll say it again. We're not foolish. We know that nobody can predict the future and that most attempts to plan into that future will create rough guess estimates at best. So we don't really believe that planning will save us. It's time to act.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Wasn't the promise of agile 20 years ago that we can reduce upfront planning? It's obvious now that this is a tough nut to crack. We don't plan because we're chomping at the bit to get moving. We plan because the act of planning is in and of itself a safe activity. It requires energy to plan. It requires energy to act, to do, to create. To produce and to ship<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And yet it seems like we'd much rather do more planning than shipping. Why? Because planning risks nothing. To create deep complex spreadsheets ventures nothing. And the bigger we make those spreadsheets, the more detailed we make those plans, the more likely it is nobody will look at them.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is very clever, but what's required is action. We shouldn't be making deeply complex plans that shield our commitments. We should be making bold declarations and exploring into the unknown. We should be honest about what we know and what we don't know.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But most importantly, we should ship We should sit down every day and lean into the hard things<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Do the things that we keep promising to do but never seem to get around to. Finding the things that we ladle excuses on and stop making excuses. This is simple but hard. Such wisdom is obvious and yet somehow counterintuitive. We know what we should do, but we don't do it<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> So what can you do? Commit, fail, recommit, failed, commit, commit, commit. Success comes at the end. Eventually, it sticks. If you commit all the way and nothing happens, try something more reachable. But remember, it still has to be shippable.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:17
Badass Unfiltered – Why Hope Begins With The Agile Leader https://badassagile.com/2022/09/23/badass-unfiltered-why-hope-begins-with-the-agile-leader/ Fri, 23 Sep 2022 16:36:11 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3625 Despite the bad news all around, I have tremendous hope in us. This is a time of great divisiveness, and yet, we've been through this before. The Agile Leader has the ability to begin with one - one team, one community, and demonstrate by example how we can move from division to accord. Unless we learn to move in the same direction, we can never truly accomplish anything great. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Despite the bad news all around, I have tremendous hope in us. This is a time of great divisiveness, and yet, we’ve been through this before. The Agile Leader has the ability to begin with one – one team, one community, and demonstrate by example how we can move from division to accord. Unless we learn to move in the same direction, we can never truly accomplish anything great.

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl

Or click here to discover more:

https://badassagile.com/the-forge/

******

***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***

Check out my new premium podcast – “The Badass Agile Entrepreneur”.

https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/

We’re also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:

https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile

Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:

https://www.theagilehorizon.com

Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:

https://www.agilesidekick.co

******

Follow on CLUBHOUSE:

https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile

Don’t forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!

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******

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Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

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Despite the bad news all around, I have tremendous hope in us. This is a time of great divisiveness, and yet, we've been through this before. The Agile Leader has the ability to begin with one - one team, one community, Despite the bad news all around, I have tremendous hope in us. This is a time of great divisiveness, and yet, we've been through this before. The Agile Leader has the ability to begin with one - one team, one community, and demonstrate by example how we can move from division to accord. Unless we learn to move in the same direction, we can never truly accomplish anything great.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/l71zgcl<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:28
Badass Unscripted – Don’t Quiet Quit…Do THIS Instead https://badassagile.com/2022/09/19/badass-unscripted-dont-quiet-quit-do-this-instead/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 16:29:27 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3618 It's not the quitting part I have a problem with; it's the quiet part. You absolutely should insist on a sustainable, balanced life. Agilists are supposed to be good at this. You must reclaim your time - no one will do it for you. But how? Easy. Stop focusing on the "things you must do". Meetings, admin, various tasks, and responding to emails. Focus on the top 3 high-value items to deliver. To make it easier, rank all of the things you (think) you are accountable for this week. Top to bottom, no ties. Now, draw a line under the top three. Those are the items you guarantee you will finish this week. Everything below the line - you probably won't get to. This is a far more effective strategy than disengaging in conversation and negotiation. It's not the way of the badass to simply quiet quit. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It’s not the quitting part I have a problem with; it’s the quiet part.

You absolutely should insist on a sustainable, balanced life. Agilists are supposed to be good at this. You must reclaim your time – no one will do it for you. But how?

Easy. Stop focusing on the “things you must do”. Meetings, admin, various tasks, and responding to emails. Focus on the top 3 high-value items to deliver. To make it easier, rank all of the things you (think) you are accountable for this week. Top to bottom, no ties. Now, draw a line under the top three. Those are the items you guarantee you will finish this week. Everything below the line – you probably won’t get to. This is a far more effective strategy than disengaging in conversation and negotiation. It’s not the way of the badass to simply quiet quit.

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7

Or click here to discover more:

https://badassagile.com/the-forge/

******

***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***

Check out my new premium podcast – “The Badass Agile Entrepreneur”.

https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/

We’re also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:

https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile

Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:

https://www.theagilehorizon.com

Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:

https://www.agilesidekick.co

******

Follow on CLUBHOUSE:

https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile

Don’t forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/

Follow The LinkedIn Page:

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile

******

Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.

Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

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It's not the quitting part I have a problem with; it's the quiet part. You absolutely should insist on a sustainable, balanced life. Agilists are supposed to be good at this. You must reclaim your time - no one will do it for you. But how? Easy. It's not the quitting part I have a problem with; it's the quiet part.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You absolutely should insist on a sustainable, balanced life. Agilists are supposed to be good at this. You must reclaim your time - no one will do it for you. But how?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Easy. Stop focusing on the "things you must do". Meetings, admin, various tasks, and responding to emails. Focus on the top 3 high-value items to deliver. To make it easier, rank all of the things you (think) you are accountable for this week. Top to bottom, no ties. Now, draw a line under the top three. Those are the items you guarantee you will finish this week. Everything below the line - you probably won't get to. This is a far more effective strategy than disengaging in conversation and negotiation. It's not the way of the badass to simply quiet quit.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:14
Episode 222 – Why Strength Still Matters https://badassagile.com/2022/09/08/3612/ Thu, 08 Sep 2022 12:06:27 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3612 Sensitivity to words. Aversion to risk. Sensitivity to truth. The power of anonymity and self-righteousness. Avoidance of challenge and growth. These raging currents threaten the nobility of our potential. There is something to be said for having reached a level of self-awareness and greatness where you recognize how limitless, productive, fearless, and effective you are. Most people hold back for fear of being judged or rejected - or worse. Notice how common that fear is, the extent to which it limits most of the population; AND you begin to realize what is possible when you think and act like an uncommon badass. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?*** Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur". https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/ We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Sensitivity to words. Aversion to risk. Sensitivity to truth. The power of anonymity and self-righteousness. Avoidance of challenge and growth. These raging currents threaten the nobility of our potential.

There is something to be said for having reached a level of self-awareness and greatness where you recognize how limitless, productive, fearless, and effective you are. Most people hold back for fear of being judged or rejected – or worse. Notice how common that fear is, the extent to which it limits most of the population; AND you begin to realize what is possible when you think and act like an uncommon badass.

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7

Or click here to discover more:

https://badassagile.com/the-forge/

******

***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***

Check out my new premium podcast – “The Badass Agile Entrepreneur”.

https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/

We’re also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:

https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile

Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:

https://www.theagilehorizon.com

Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:

https://www.agilesidekick.co

******

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Sensitivity to words. Aversion to risk. Sensitivity to truth. The power of anonymity and self-righteousness. Avoidance of challenge and growth. These raging currents threaten the nobility of our potential. Sensitivity to words. Aversion to risk. Sensitivity to truth. The power of anonymity and self-righteousness. Avoidance of challenge and growth. These raging currents threaten the nobility of our potential.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There is something to be said for having reached a level of self-awareness and greatness where you recognize how limitless, productive, fearless, and effective you are. Most people hold back for fear of being judged or rejected - or worse. Notice how common that fear is, the extent to which it limits most of the population; AND you begin to realize what is possible when you think and act like an uncommon badass.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***WANT TO GROW AN AGILE BUSINESS?***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out my new premium podcast - "The Badass Agile Entrepreneur".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 16:39
Episode 221 – Quiet Quitting https://badassagile.com/2022/08/22/episode-221-quiet-quitting/ Mon, 22 Aug 2022 20:24:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3589 Quiet Quitting is trending so hard, it has its own hashtag. What is it, and what do you need to consider? What Is Quiet Quitting? Quiet Quitting is a passive form of protest. It is the act of giving up your duties beyond the bare minimum - without actually quitting your job. It's Happening Whether You Like It Or Not As a leader or executive, quiet quitting is happening whether you're paying attention to it or not. It's important to lead the narrative inside your walls and beyond. You'll be judged on how you handle this situation. And it has the potential to be a problem - for your company and the economy at large. Quiet Quitting and Agile Leadership If you're an Agile Leader, think about how Quiet Quitting will manifest itself in your teams. Know how to ask questions about what's causing it and how you can help. The root causes of quiet quitting are overwhelm and burnout. A sense of duty to take on everything, only to have an employer take advantage of your willingness to overwork yourself. When the extra work is not recognized, frustration sets in. When the frustration is not tended to, you feel unvalued. Unheard. Don't Avoid The Difficult Conversation If you're an employee, think about whether you're really sticking it to the man, or if your quiet quitting is really avoiding the hard conversation. Avoiding isn't what high performers do. It's not the way of the Badass. The hard thing is always the hard thing. It is exactly what we must do in order to ascend. To thrive. For an alternative viewpoint on how to reduce burnout by prioritizing value, check out this episode. https://badassagile.com/2021/07/21/badass-unscripted-solve-their-biggest-problem/ Also, check out my related episode on #thegreateresignation here: https://badassagile.com/2021/09/21/episode-197-the-great-resignation/ ***CHECK OUT THE NEW BADASS AGILE ENTREPRENEUR PODCAST*** https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Quiet Quitting is trending so hard, it has its own hashtag. What is it, and what do you need to consider?

What Is Quiet Quitting?

Quiet Quitting is a passive form of protest. It is the act of giving up your duties beyond the bare minimum – without actually quitting your job.

It’s Happening Whether You Like It Or Not

As a leader or executive, quiet quitting is happening whether you’re paying attention to it or not. It’s important to lead the narrative inside your walls and beyond. You’ll be judged on how you handle this situation. And it has the potential to be a problem – for your company and the economy at large.

Quiet Quitting and Agile Leadership

If you’re an Agile Leader, think about how Quiet Quitting will manifest itself in your teams. Know how to ask questions about what’s causing it and how you can help. The root causes of quiet quitting are overwhelm and burnout. A sense of duty to take on everything, only to have an employer take advantage of your willingness to overwork yourself. When the extra work is not recognized, frustration sets in. When the frustration is not tended to, you feel unvalued. Unheard.

Don’t Avoid The Difficult Conversation

If you’re an employee, think about whether you’re really sticking it to the man, or if your quiet quitting is really avoiding the hard conversation. Avoiding isn’t what high performers do. It’s not the way of the Badass. The hard thing is always the hard thing. It is exactly what we must do in order to ascend. To thrive.

For an alternative viewpoint on how to reduce burnout by prioritizing value, check out this episode.

https://badassagile.com/2021/07/21/badass-unscripted-solve-their-biggest-problem/

Also, check out my related episode on #thegreateresignation here:

https://badassagile.com/2021/09/21/episode-197-the-great-resignation/

***CHECK OUT THE NEW BADASS AGILE ENTREPRENEUR PODCAST***

https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast

***JOIN THE FORGE***

Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7

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******

We’re also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:

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Quiet Quitting is trending so hard, it has its own hashtag. What is it, and what do you need to consider? What Is Quiet Quitting? Quiet Quitting is a passive form of protest. It is the act of giving up your duties beyond the bare minimum - witho... Quiet Quitting is trending so hard, it has its own hashtag. What is it, and what do you need to consider?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> What Is Quiet Quitting? <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Quiet Quitting is a passive form of protest. It is the act of giving up your duties beyond the bare minimum - without actually quitting your job.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It's Happening Whether You Like It Or Not<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> As a leader or executive, quiet quitting is happening whether you're paying attention to it or not. It's important to lead the narrative inside your walls and beyond. You'll be judged on how you handle this situation. And it has the potential to be a problem - for your company and the economy at large. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Quiet Quitting and Agile Leadership<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you're an Agile Leader, think about how Quiet Quitting will manifest itself in your teams. Know how to ask questions about what's causing it and how you can help. The root causes of quiet quitting are overwhelm and burnout. A sense of duty to take on everything, only to have an employer take advantage of your willingness to overwork yourself. When the extra work is not recognized, frustration sets in. When the frustration is not tended to, you feel unvalued. Unheard.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't Avoid The Difficult Conversation<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you're an employee, think about whether you're really sticking it to the man, or if your quiet quitting is really avoiding the hard conversation. Avoiding isn't what high performers do. It's not the way of the Badass. The hard thing is always the hard thing. It is exactly what we must do in order to ascend. To thrive.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> For an alternative viewpoint on how to reduce burnout by prioritizing value, check out this episode.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/2021/07/21/badass-unscripted-solve-their-biggest-problem/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Also, check out my related episode on #thegreateresignation here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/2021/09/21/episode-197-the-great-resignation/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***CHECK OUT THE NEW BADASS AGILE ENTREPRENEUR PODCAST***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://learning.fusechamber.com/#podcast<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for e... Fuse Chamber, Inc 16:03
Badass Unscripted – The Forge – The “Holy $&#! Who Was That?” School https://badassagile.com/2022/08/09/badass-unscripted-the-forge-the-holy-who-was-that-school/ Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:50:05 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3580 It's not about what you know. Intimate Scrum or Kanban knowledge does not create greatness. Your mindset, character and habits do. I'm at my best when I'm creating heroes - people of vision, discipline, grit and self-awareness. Combine these with your desire for excellent practice, and you become effective. Unforgettable. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It’s not about what you know. Intimate Scrum or Kanban knowledge does not create greatness. Your mindset, character and habits do. I’m at my best when I’m creating heroes – people of vision, discipline, grit and self-awareness. Combine these with your desire for excellent practice, and you become effective. Unforgettable.

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Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content.

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It's not about what you know. Intimate Scrum or Kanban knowledge does not create greatness. Your mindset, character and habits do. I'm at my best when I'm creating heroes - people of vision, discipline, grit and self-awareness. It's not about what you know. Intimate Scrum or Kanban knowledge does not create greatness. Your mindset, character and habits do. I'm at my best when I'm creating heroes - people of vision, discipline, grit and self-awareness. Combine these with your desire for excellent practice, and you become effective. Unforgettable.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:33
Episode 220 – How To Keep Yourself Accountable https://badassagile.com/2022/08/03/episode-220-how-to-keep-yourself-accountable/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 19:28:23 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3576 Main reasons for backsliding:-Not enough time to build a habit-Not enough of an emotionally compelling reason to stay the course (alignment to higher ideas, desire for benefit, avoidance of pain)-The pain of change is WORSE than the pain of not changing-When things get busy or difficult, we let go of anything NEW or not related to SURVIVAL This problem is amplified when a coach just parachutes in and delivers messaging, strategies and tactics, but can't help the team habitualize them. How to avoid backsliding All coaching engagements must include measurement and follow up, just like a good doctor. I need to know if you're taking the medicineAll commitments must include personalized WHYHand off accountability to a nested coach or lead if you won't be there to follow up and trackMake failure OK - make mastery a path, not a destination. Let people revise their targets without letting themselves off the hookCreate accountability pairsUse creeds and agreementsPre-arrange what the team will DO if they catch themselves falling off of a practice ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Main reasons for backsliding:-Not enough time to build a habit-Not enough of an emotionally compelling reason to stay the course (alignment to higher ideas, desire for benefit, avoidance of pain)-The pain of change is WORSE than the pain of not changin... Main reasons for backsliding:-Not enough time to build a habit-Not enough of an emotionally compelling reason to stay the course (alignment to higher ideas, desire for benefit, avoidance of pain)-The pain of change is WORSE than the pain of not changing-When things get busy or difficult, we let go of anything NEW or not related to SURVIVAL<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This problem is amplified when a coach just parachutes in and delivers messaging, strategies and tactics, but can't help the team habitualize them.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> How to avoid backsliding<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> All coaching engagements must include measurement and follow up, just like a good doctor. I need to know if you're taking the medicineAll commitments must include personalized WHYHand off accountability to a nested coach or lead if you won't be there to follow up and trackMake failure OK - make mastery a path, not a destination. Let people revise their targets without letting themselves off the hookCreate accountability pairsUse creeds and agreementsPre-arrange what the team will DO if they catch themselves falling off of a practice<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 16:45 Badass Unscripted – Don’t Stay Stuck…Do This https://badassagile.com/2022/07/21/badass-unscripted-dont-stay-stuck-do-this/ Thu, 21 Jul 2022 17:24:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3190 Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:14 Episode 219 – Don’t Waste Time On This https://badassagile.com/2022/07/19/episode-219-dont-waste-time-on-this/ Tue, 19 Jul 2022 18:23:31 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3186 Instead of acting in circles around things we can't impact, what if we focused on those things we could actually control? The things we should control. The things we've been told we're not allowed to question.-Our time-Our reputation-Our Action level-Our influence-Our attitude-Self-reliance, discipline-Habits Working to change other people, events - the past OR the future - is where we leak the most energy. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Instead of acting in circles around things we can't impact, what if we focused on those things we could actually control? The things we should control. The things we've been told we're not allowed to question. Instead of acting in circles around things we can't impact, what if we focused on those things we could actually control? The things we should control. The things we've been told we're not allowed to question.-Our time-Our reputation-Our Action level-Our influence-Our attitude-Self-reliance, discipline-Habits<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Working to change other people, events - the past OR the future - is where we leak the most energy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:54 Episode 218 – These Unseen Beliefs Are Holding Your Team Back https://badassagile.com/2022/07/12/episode-218-these-unseen-beliefs-are-holding-your-team-back/ Tue, 12 Jul 2022 03:29:12 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3168 Much of our defining, outward behaviour emerges through experiences that forge our beliefs. Beliefs become default ways of acting and reacting - many of which don't serve us. Approaching mastery often feels like 'becoming limitless,' which is precisely what we must do. We have to shatter the boundaries caused by our beliefs. When our beliefs are negative or constraining, we may avoid doing the right things, either because we feel it pointless or because striving in the face of low odds is demotivating. Here are the beliefs that keep us from performing at our best:I/we can't do thisWe can't change themThis won't workI'm supposed to be right - perfection is my yardstickI'm not allowed to do thisI don't need help - I've got thisNobody can do this but meI don't have enough timeI don't have the right toolsI don't have enough knowledge or skillUsually, these statements turn out to be false. Even when they are accurate, we can decide that it doesn't matter. To change beliefs, we first name the opposite. "I CAN do this"; "I WILL find the time.". Changing from negative to affirmative gives us all the accountability - and all of the power. The challenges remain, but our confidence to win creates new energy. We also have to stay resilient and committed to the goal. There's a reason we feel these goals are tricky - they are. But toxic beliefs are only formed when we see challenging goals as impossible. Our inner certainty and ruthless experimentation will create results that had been out of our reach before. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Much of our defining, outward behaviour emerges through experiences that forge our beliefs. Beliefs become default ways of acting and reacting - many of which don't serve us. Approaching mastery often feels like 'becoming limitless, Much of our defining, outward behaviour emerges through experiences that forge our beliefs. Beliefs become default ways of acting and reacting - many of which don't serve us. Approaching mastery often feels like 'becoming limitless,' which is precisely what we must do. We have to shatter the boundaries caused by our beliefs.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When our beliefs are negative or constraining, we may avoid doing the right things, either because we feel it pointless or because striving in the face of low odds is demotivating.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here are the beliefs that keep us from performing at our best:I/we can't do thisWe can't change themThis won't workI'm supposed to be right - perfection is my yardstickI'm not allowed to do thisI don't need help - I've got thisNobody can do this but meI don't have enough timeI don't have the right toolsI don't have enough knowledge or skillUsually, these statements turn out to be false. Even when they are accurate, we can decide that it doesn't matter.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To change beliefs, we first name the opposite. "I CAN do this"; "I WILL find the time.". Changing from negative to affirmative gives us all the accountability - and all of the power. The challenges remain, but our confidence to win creates new energy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We also have to stay resilient and committed to the goal. There's a reason we feel these goals are tricky - they are. But toxic beliefs are only formed when we see challenging goals as impossible. Our inner certainty and ruthless experimentation will create results that had been out of our reach before.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:56 Badass Unfiltered – Stop Spinning And Start Taking Control https://badassagile.com/2022/07/06/badass-unfiltered-stop-spinning-and-start-taking-control/ Wed, 06 Jul 2022 22:23:10 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3160 Many of us are unwilling to hear what we don’t want to hear. Many of us are unwilling to do what we don’t want to do. Many of us are unwilling to experience what we don’t want to experience. This unwillingness means we are like a leaf in the wind…spinning around in circles. We are sailing at the whim of the tide. This is the reason for your lack of momentum. This is why you are stuck in the same place you were a year ago. Or five. Or ten. Or more. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier: https://www.agilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Many of us are unwilling to hear what we don’t want to hear. Many of us are unwilling to do what we don’t want to do. Many of us are unwilling to experience what we don’t want to experience. This unwillingness means we are like a leaf in the w... Many of us are unwilling to hear what we don’t want to hear.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Many of us are unwilling to do what we don’t want to do.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Many of us are unwilling to experience what we don’t want to experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This unwillingness means we are like a leaf in the wind…spinning around in circles. We are sailing at the whim of the tide.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is the reason for your lack of momentum. This is why you are stuck in the same place you were a year ago. Or five. Or ten. Or more.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job?  We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.agilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:22 Episode 217 – How A Simple Shift Will Multiply Your Results https://badassagile.com/2022/07/04/episode-217-how-a-simple-shift-will-multiply-your-results/ Mon, 04 Jul 2022 15:48:50 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3156 By focusing all of your efforts on service, passion, purpose - everything can change. Learn why a simple shift to service-based mindset amplifies your results. A focus on creating value for the benefit of others - a group, a customer, a stakeholder - makes it easier to build trust, influence, followership AND persistence. Make it clear who you serve, how you serve them, and why you care - and notice the difference it makes. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience. https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7 Or click here to discover more: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility: https://www.theagilehorizon.com Looking for your first Scrum Master job? We help make the transition easier: https://www.theagilesidekick.co ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. By focusing all of your efforts on service, passion, purpose - everything can change. Learn why a simple shift to service-based mindset amplifies your results. A focus on creating value for the benefit of others - a group, a customer, By focusing all of your efforts on service, passion, purpose - everything can change. Learn why a simple shift to service-based mindset amplifies your results.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A focus on creating value for the benefit of others - a group, a customer, a stakeholder - makes it easier to build trust, influence, followership AND persistence.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Make it clear who you serve, how you serve them, and why you care - and notice the difference it makes.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for an upcoming info session about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://event.webinarjam.com/register/2/98ol1c7<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Or click here to discover more:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out the new online magazine about the future of agility:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilehorizon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Looking for your first Scrum Master job? We help make the transition easier:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.theagilesidekick.co<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:10 Episode 216 – How To Have More Creativity In Your Agile Practice https://badassagile.com/2022/06/28/episode-216-how-to-have-more-creativity-in-your-agile-practice/ Tue, 28 Jun 2022 10:59:33 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3040 Perhaps the reason we struggle to let agile be is because we don't trust in creativity. If you think creativity has no place in the corporate headquarters, you'd be wrong. Solutioning, experimentation, and innovation are all creative processes. They are essential to agility, and to providing value in the marketplace. Because I have a daily creative ritual, I'm able to envision new outcomes, solve problems, and offer new products and services faster than most. How can you get more comfortable with the creative process? Put down ideas daily. Don't pause, don't think, don't judge. Just do. Every so often, groom your list of ideas. Put the best ones in a backlog that you can prioritize and execute on. Some will sit there for years. Some will go in the trash. But sometimes, you come up with one that is, much to your own surprise…genius. And then you get more confident in your ideas. You trust yourself more. You become the person that others wish they could be. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Perhaps the reason we struggle to let agile be is because we don't trust in creativity. If you think creativity has no place in the corporate headquarters, you'd be wrong. Solutioning, experimentation, and innovation are all creative processes. Perhaps the reason we struggle to let agile be is because we don't trust in creativity.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you think creativity has no place in the corporate headquarters, you'd be wrong. Solutioning, experimentation, and innovation are all creative processes. They are essential to agility, and to providing value in the marketplace.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Because I have a daily creative ritual, I'm able to envision new outcomes, solve problems, and offer new products and services faster than most. How can you get more comfortable with the creative process?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Put down ideas daily. Don't pause, don't think, don't judge. Just do. Every so often, groom your list of ideas. Put the best ones in a backlog that you can prioritize and execute on. Some will sit there for years. Some will go in the trash.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But sometimes, you come up with one that is, much to your own surprise…genius. And then you get more confident in your ideas. You trust yourself more. You become the person that others wish they could be.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:05 Episode 215 – How To Unstick Stuck Teams https://badassagile.com/2022/06/26/episode-215-how-to-unstick-stuck-teams/ Sun, 26 Jun 2022 16:10:59 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2982 There are three things that affect performance at scale. I call them the three 'P's. Past, Permission and Perfection. The master skill is to teach your teams how to let go of the way they've always done things (and the certainty that comes with it), the need to ask for permission or approval on every decision and intention (and the certainty that comes with it), and the need to do things perfectly before you show them to the world (and the certainty that comes with it). See a pattern? Me too. Check out these ideas and let me know what you think! ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. There are three things that affect performance at scale. I call them the three 'P's. Past, Permission and Perfection. The master skill is to teach your teams how to let go of the way they've always done things (and the certainty that comes with it),... There are three things that affect performance at scale. I call them the three 'P's. Past, Permission and Perfection.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The master skill is to teach your teams how to let go of the way they've always done things (and the certainty that comes with it), the need to ask for permission or approval on every decision and intention (and the certainty that comes with it), and the need to do things perfectly before you show them to the world (and the certainty that comes with it).<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> See a pattern? Me too.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Check out these ideas and let me know what you think!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:02 Badass Unfiltered – Why You’re Not Growing – Lack of Originality https://badassagile.com/2022/06/17/badass-unfiltered-why-youre-not-growing-lack-of-originality/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 17:17:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3035 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:16 Episode 214 – Why Leadership Isn’t A Thing https://badassagile.com/2022/06/13/episode-214-why-leadership-isnt-a-thing/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 17:15:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3032 I hate to disappoint you, but leadership isn't a thing either. Our belief that it IS is holding us back. Leadership skill is alluring.  We've all seen a great leader and admired them. Their mastery of language, their calm, certainty.  Poise. Their influence. Their vision. You can't buy leadership skill.  Studying leadership theory gets you nowhere. At best, leadership is a collection of skills, most of them to do with human connection. There is no list of things you can say or even do that assures leadership success. Your job is to do, boldy, until you figure it out. Your people will tell you what leadership is, and just like a good product owner, they'll tell you what done well looks like. There's a misconception that a leader does all the important stuff. That they command, and others follow. Leaders simply go first. They hold themselves accountable for a result.  They're not supposed to know what to do in every situation. Except to be certain that they will set an example. They will capture the hearts and imagination of the team.  They will protect the team from harm. There's too many do's and don'ts on social media.  You can't possibly remember them all. The best place to start is to create a compelling vision. You can lean on that anytime you need it. Maybe the next most important thing you can do is listen. There are too many trends in leadership.  That's a trap - people don't fundamentally change. The world around them does.  The skills they need to be successful are commitment, and consistency. Resilience and courage. Can you model that? If you can, you can lead. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I hate to disappoint you, but leadership isn't a thing either. Our belief that it IS is holding us back. Leadership skill is alluring.  We've all seen a great leader and admired them. Their mastery of language, their calm, certainty.  Poise. I hate to disappoint you, but leadership isn't a thing either. Our belief that it IS is holding us back.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Leadership skill is alluring.  We've all seen a great leader and admired them. Their mastery of language, their calm, certainty.  Poise. Their influence. Their vision.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can't buy leadership skill.  Studying leadership theory gets you nowhere.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> At best, leadership is a collection of skills, most of them to do with human connection.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There is no list of things you can say or even do that assures leadership success.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Your job is to do, boldy, until you figure it out.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Your people will tell you what leadership is, and just like a good product owner, they'll tell you what done well looks like.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There's a misconception that a leader does all the important stuff. That they command, and others follow.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Leaders simply go first. They hold themselves accountable for a result. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> They're not supposed to know what to do in every situation. Except to be certain that they will set an example. They will capture the hearts and imagination of the team.  They will protect the team from harm.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There's too many do's and don'ts on social media.  You can't possibly remember them all.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The best place to start is to create a compelling vision. You can lean on that anytime you need it. Maybe the next most important thing you can do is listen.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There are too many trends in leadership.  That's a trap - people don't fundamentally change. The world around them does.  The skills they need to be successful are commitment, and consistency. Resilience and courage.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Can you model that? If you can, you can lead.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:04 Episode 213 – Why Agile Isn’t A Thing https://badassagile.com/2022/06/06/episode-213-why-agile-isnt-a-thing/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 17:14:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3029 Sorry to disappoint, but agile isn't a thing. -We treat it like a program you install or a product you buy. -We expect that there is magic in the arrangement of principles and practices. -We expect this to make things somehow 'better' -Worse, we sell it (or allow it to be sold) as though it will -As a result, we fail to focus on the attitudes and practices that bring about victory -Sadly, those practices still require hard work, risk and courage -We focus instead on detailed conversations that don't drive results -Agile never evolves -Agile will eventually go extinct. -The spoils go to those who see.  Those who question and learn. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Sorry to disappoint, but agile isn't a thing. -We treat it like a program you install or a product you buy. -We expect that there is magic in the arrangement of principles and practices. -We expect this to make things somehow 'better' Sorry to disappoint, but agile isn't a thing.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We treat it like a program you install or a product you buy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We expect that there is magic in the arrangement of principles and practices.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We expect this to make things somehow 'better'<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Worse, we sell it (or allow it to be sold) as though it will<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -As a result, we fail to focus on the attitudes and practices that bring about victory<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Sadly, those practices still require hard work, risk and courage<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We focus instead on detailed conversations that don't drive results<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Agile never evolves<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Agile will eventually go extinct.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -The spoils go to those who see.  Those who question and learn.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:16 Agile Success Is a Matter of Will, Not Skill https://badassagile.com/2022/04/22/agile-success-is-a-matter-of-will-not-skill/ Fri, 22 Apr 2022 17:10:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3026 How does your Scrum team handle blockers? How can you be more successful handling impediments? I love blockers. I'm obsessed with organizing myself and my teams so that blockers don't create failure. Instead of quitting, we choose to 'find a way or make a way'. When faced with real impediments, how do we behave? It's never a matter of your agile/scrum skill. It's a function of your will. Condition your mindset so that you are unstoppable. JOIN THE FORGE Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. How does your Scrum team handle blockers? How can you be more successful handling impediments? I love blockers. I'm obsessed with organizing myself and my teams so that blockers don't create failure. Instead of quitting, How does your Scrum team handle blockers? How can you be more successful handling impediments?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I love blockers. I'm obsessed with organizing myself and my teams so that blockers don't create failure. Instead of quitting, we choose to 'find a way or make a way'. When faced with real impediments, how do we behave? It's never a matter of your agile/scrum skill. It's a function of your will. Condition your mindset so that you are unstoppable.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> JOIN THE FORGE<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:14 Episode 212 – The Agile Entrepreneur https://badassagile.com/2022/04/18/episode-212-the-agile-entrepreneur/ Mon, 18 Apr 2022 17:07:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3023 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:57 Episode 211 – How Five Questions Can Accelerate Your Growth https://badassagile.com/2022/04/11/episode-211-how-five-questions-can-accelerate-your-growth/ Mon, 11 Apr 2022 17:02:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3020 I’ve found that success requires constant examination. Agile, specifically, is just a tool. It's a set of guiding principles and structured actions designed to bring about a consistent positive result. But the things that are actually required are never modelled or enforced. Courage, awareness, humility. These are the skills that add up to the spirit of the word agile. True flexibility and fluidity in execution. So how do you get more of these? There are five questions that I ask myself every day. Don't underestimate the value of great questions. Great questions work because we know we're going to have to answer them at the end of each day. We don't want to show up empty-handed. So here are the five questions. 1.    How did I lean into my fear zone today, beating my internal quitter, and playing all out? 2.    What failed, and how did you invert it? 3.    How did I empty my cup today, smashing a belief or habit? 4.    What did I learn? 5.    What could I MVP? You can easily customize this list. I encourage you to use whatever works for you. Here's a bonus tip. If you want to really magnify the impact of this practice, use an accountability partner. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I’ve found that success requires constant examination. Agile, specifically, is just a tool. It's a set of guiding principles and structured actions designed to bring about a consistent positive result. But the things that are actually required are n... I’ve found that success requires constant examination. Agile, specifically, is just a tool. It's a set of guiding principles and structured actions designed to bring about a consistent positive result.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But the things that are actually required are never modelled or enforced.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Courage, awareness, humility. These are the skills that add up to the spirit of the word agile. True flexibility and fluidity in execution.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> So how do you get more of these? There are five questions that I ask myself every day.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't underestimate the value of great questions. Great questions work because we know we're going to have to answer them at the end of each day. We don't want to show up empty-handed.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> So here are the five questions.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1.    How did I lean into my fear zone today, beating my internal quitter, and playing all out?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 2.    What failed, and how did you invert it?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 3.    How did I empty my cup today, smashing a belief or habit?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 4.    What did I learn?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 5.    What could I MVP?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can easily customize this list. I encourage you to use whatever works for you. Here's a bonus tip. If you want to really magnify the impact of this practice, use an accountability partner.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:00 Badass Unscripted – Never Bow To Fashion https://badassagile.com/2022/04/08/badass-unscripted-never-bow-to-fashion/ Fri, 08 Apr 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3017 Here's a habit I'm willing to bet you have adopted without even noticing... You think without thinking. To me, this means that we often accept what we read, see or hear because it's familiar. With so much visual communication, if something looks similar to a trustworthy source, it must be trustworthy. The more an idea is repeated, the more it is amplified in our minds. Our ideas are as likely to come from somebody else’s Ted Talk or Instagram feed as they are from our own minds. Every day we're told what to buy. We are told what to say. Were even told what to believe. It's very easy to tell what ideas are popular, and it's very easy to choose the popular ones as our own. Fashion is supposed to be about individual expression. But so often, it really is about fitting in with the crowd. Your “individual choices” have been pre-selected for you. This includes your thought patterns, ideas, and beliefs. To truly express yourself freely, you must take time to be aware and contemplate during your daily life. From there, you begin to notice patterns, ask questions, and forge your own ideas. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Here's a habit I'm willing to bet you have adopted without even noticing... You think without thinking. To me, this means that we often accept what we read, see or hear because it's familiar. With so much visual communication, Here's a habit I'm willing to bet you have adopted without even noticing... You think without thinking.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To me, this means that we often accept what we read, see or hear because it's familiar. With so much visual communication, if something looks similar to a trustworthy source, it must be trustworthy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The more an idea is repeated, the more it is amplified in our minds. Our ideas are as likely to come from somebody else’s Ted Talk or Instagram feed as they are from our own minds.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Every day we're told what to buy. We are told what to say. Were even told what to believe. It's very easy to tell what ideas are popular, and it's very easy to choose the popular ones as our own.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Fashion is supposed to be about individual expression. But so often, it really is about fitting in with the crowd. Your “individual choices” have been pre-selected for you. This includes your thought patterns, ideas, and beliefs.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To truly express yourself freely, you must take time to be aware and contemplate during your daily life. From there, you begin to notice patterns, ask questions, and forge your own ideas.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:14 Episode 210 – The Rise of The Agile Company https://badassagile.com/2022/04/04/episode-210-the-rise-of-the-agile-company/ Mon, 04 Apr 2022 16:58:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3014 Hesitation Kills. Don't let your company fall into extinction - or even fall behind your competitors - before you finally learn this lesson. Unlike any other time in history, the market is screaming for solutions.  Great Resignation, political and identity divide, social media, web 3.0, cryptocurrencies…all of these are new forces that companies are caught with their pants down in dealing with. Great companies will arise from this confusion. Those who aggressively deal with the future are those who will capitalize on it and survive. You can pretend these forces don't affect you, but you can't pretend your company is in first place when it's actually at the bottom of the pile.  How can your Badass Agile skills help you create a better company: -Teach leaders to use the principle of maximum value first to communicate your approach.  -If you don't have an approach, communicate your commitment, passion, and care -Propose or help leaders propose experiments that help address your business challenges. Minimize risk by testing aggressively and keeping experiments short. -Don't stay attached to any one 'way'.  Kill your darlings.  If it doesn't work, let it go and move on. -There is no fast-forward button.  Unlearn certainty and safety. -If you do what's right for your people and your customers first, you usually can't go wrong. -Most important, don't freeze in analysis and forethought.  Move. Get off the 'x'. -Inspire people with your courage and massive action. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Hesitation Kills. Don't let your company fall into extinction - or even fall behind your competitors - before you finally learn this lesson. Unlike any other time in history, the market is screaming for solutions.  Great Resignation, Hesitation Kills. Don't let your company fall into extinction - or even fall behind your competitors - before you finally learn this lesson.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Unlike any other time in history, the market is screaming for solutions.  Great Resignation, political and identity divide, social media, web 3.0, cryptocurrencies…all of these are new forces that companies are caught with their pants down in dealing with.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Great companies will arise from this confusion. Those who aggressively deal with the future are those who will capitalize on it and survive.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can pretend these forces don't affect you, but you can't pretend your company is in first place when it's actually at the bottom of the pile. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> How can your Badass Agile skills help you create a better company:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Teach leaders to use the principle of maximum value first to communicate your approach. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -If you don't have an approach, communicate your commitment, passion, and care<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Propose or help leaders propose experiments that help address your business challenges. Minimize risk by testing aggressively and keeping experiments short.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't stay attached to any one 'way'.  Kill your darlings.  If it doesn't work, let it go and move on.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -There is no fast-forward button.  Unlearn certainty and safety.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -If you do what's right for your people and your customers first, you usually can't go wrong.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Most important, don't freeze in analysis and forethought.  Move. Get off the 'x'.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Inspire people with your courage and massive action.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:18 Badass Unscripted – Meet Yourself https://badassagile.com/2022/03/30/badass-unscripted-meet-yourself/ Wed, 30 Mar 2022 16:57:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3011 The best learning experiences are those where you meet yourself for the first time. -Who are you? -Why are you here? -What do you fear? -What do you believe? ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The best learning experiences are those where you meet yourself for the first time. -Who are you? -Why are you here? -What do you fear? -What do you believe? ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership imme... The best learning experiences are those where you meet yourself for the first time.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Who are you?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Why are you here?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -What do you fear?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -What do you believe?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:54 Episode 209 – Knowledge https://badassagile.com/2022/03/28/episode-209-knowledge/ Mon, 28 Mar 2022 16:55:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=3008 We place value on being spectators...observers to the wisdom of others. But what does 'being in the know' really buy you? -How much time do we waste on social media trying to know the latest? -How many meetings do we attend for the purpose of being looped in or informed? -How many books do we read hoping it will transform our practice...only to forget most of what we learned, and give up when it doesn't yield instant results. -what would happen if we assumed that what we need to know will find us? How will it find us? -We must be bold, courageous and internally certain. We must leap. -Each day lean into the fear zone. It is usually the case that the scariest thing is the most important thing to do.  When we fail to ask, to call to action, to take risks, when we busy ourselves with other work that we THINK is meaningful, we don't get what we want. We have been educated and conditioned to believe that this is important work...but its not. -We must be truly self-aware. We must listen to ourselves, know ourselves, and be able to get feedback from others as well - to truly KNOW things.  Know what we want. Know what we fear. Know what delights us and ignites our passion. Ask yourself each day - what's the scary thing? ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We place value on being spectators...observers to the wisdom of others. But what does 'being in the know' really buy you? -How much time do we waste on social media trying to know the latest? -How many meetings do we attend for the purpose of bei... We place value on being spectators...observers to the wisdom of others. But what does 'being in the know' really buy you?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -How much time do we waste on social media trying to know the latest?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -How many meetings do we attend for the purpose of being looped in or informed?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -How many books do we read hoping it will transform our practice...only to forget most of what we learned, and give up when it doesn't yield instant results.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -what would happen if we assumed that what we need to know will find us?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> How will it find us?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We must be bold, courageous and internally certain. We must leap.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Each day lean into the fear zone. It is usually the case that the scariest thing is the most important thing to do.  When we fail to ask, to call to action, to take risks, when we busy ourselves with other work that we THINK is meaningful, we don't get what we want. We have been educated and conditioned to believe that this is important work...but its not.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We must be truly self-aware. We must listen to ourselves, know ourselves, and be able to get feedback from others as well - to truly KNOW things.  Know what we want. Know what we fear. Know what delights us and ignites our passion.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Ask yourself each day - what's the scary thing?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:37 Badass Unscripted – Our Old Friend Certainty https://badassagile.com/2022/03/18/badass-unscripted-our-old-friend-certainty/ Fri, 18 Mar 2022 15:18:47 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2680 Only Uncertainty can give you Certainty. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Only Uncertainty can give you Certainty. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse. Only Uncertainty can give you Certainty.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:52 Episode 208 – Rigidity https://badassagile.com/2022/03/16/episode-208-rigidity/ Wed, 16 Mar 2022 15:10:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2676 You want to help your company be more agile, so you create all of these extraordinary processes and guides, and then you go to your next project and find none of it works? How can this be? When we talk about impediments to flow, we don’t talk about the notion of rigidity. The only time things are rigid is pretty much when they’re dead. That’s when we become stiff, brittle and breakable. In life, we are supple, flexible and fluid. And isn’t that what the word agility implies? So how does rigidity impede flow? The temptation is to believe that firm processes create the opportunity to move faster. But I think there’s a minor distinction that we miss when we overthink all of this stuff. Routines are good because they encourage discipline, and discipline work can be a fundamental part of the flow. Having well engrained habits can also help us with flow. But we bump into trouble when our processes are so rigid that they impede creativity and flexibility. When we only permit ourselves to think in a small number of ways, being rigid isn’t really about habits and discipline anymore; it’s about stubbornness and narrow vision. Think of a piano player....or think of typing at your keyboard, for that matter. If an artist wishes to be fluid, graceful, their hands cannot be stiff and tight. They must be relaxed, accepting, confident, and free. Rigidity also prohibits the free flow of new ideas when we are stiff and clinging to certainty, clinging to tradition, and clinging to process. It’ll be nearly impossible for new expressions, new attachments, and new connections to grow. When we are rigid, we resist change. We cannot see how a different way could work, even if it is radically different from everything we thought we knew. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. You want to help your company be more agile, so you create all of these extraordinary processes and guides, and then you go to your next project and find none of it works? How can this be? When we talk about impediments to flow, You want to help your company be more agile, so you create all of these extraordinary processes and guides, and then you go to your next project and find none of it works? How can this be?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When we talk about impediments to flow, we don’t talk about the notion of rigidity. The only time things are rigid is pretty much when they’re dead. That’s when we become stiff, brittle and breakable. In life, we are supple, flexible and fluid. And isn’t that what the word agility implies?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> So how does rigidity impede flow? The temptation is to believe that firm processes create the opportunity to move faster. But I think there’s a minor distinction that we miss when we overthink all of this stuff. Routines are good because they encourage discipline, and discipline work can be a fundamental part of the flow. Having well engrained habits can also help us with flow.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But we bump into trouble when our processes are so rigid that they impede creativity and flexibility. When we only permit ourselves to think in a small number of ways, being rigid isn’t really about habits and discipline anymore; it’s about stubbornness and narrow vision.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Think of a piano player....or think of typing at your keyboard, for that matter. If an artist wishes to be fluid, graceful, their hands cannot be stiff and tight. They must be relaxed, accepting, confident, and free.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Rigidity also prohibits the free flow of new ideas when we are stiff and clinging to certainty, clinging to tradition, and clinging to process. It’ll be nearly impossible for new expressions, new attachments, and new connections to grow. When we are rigid, we resist change. We cannot see how a different way could work, even if it is radically different from everything we thought we knew.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:12 Check Out The Agile Horizon https://badassagile.com/2022/03/15/check-out-the-agile-horizon/ Tue, 15 Mar 2022 15:30:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2686 I love changing perspectives, and I love having my perspective changed. Better still, I look for ways to merge creativity with my study and practice of agile. I welcome you to the Agile Horizon (www.theagilehorizon.com). Commencing with the March issue, we will bring progressive ideas to our worldwide audience. In the process, we will build a unique creative experience for writers and thinkers - if you wish to contribute, reach out at chris@badassagile.com ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I love changing perspectives, and I love having my perspective changed. Better still, I look for ways to merge creativity with my study and practice of agile. I welcome you to the Agile Horizon (www.theagilehorizon.com). I love changing perspectives, and I love having my perspective changed. Better still, I look for ways to merge creativity with my study and practice of agile.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I welcome you to the Agile Horizon (www.theagilehorizon.com). Commencing with the March issue, we will bring progressive ideas to our worldwide audience. In the process, we will build a unique creative experience for writers and thinkers - if you wish to contribute, reach out at chris@badassagile.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 1:26 Announcement – The Forge Professional https://badassagile.com/2022/03/13/announcement-the-forge-professional/ Sun, 13 Mar 2022 15:29:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2683 I’m pleased to announce the public lauch of “The Forge Professional” - a corporate/team edition of my leadership immersion program. The Forge Professional condenses key learnings from the year-long program into 12 weeks. Working in cohorts of 10-12, you’ll learn how to achieve bold outcomes with effortless effectiveness. As part of the experience, we will practice these skills on your toughest challenges. These elite skills will spark the single greatest change in the history of your organization. Website coming soon - until then, reach out to chris@badassagile.com to get more information and enroll your teams. I’m pleased to announce the public lauch of “The Forge Professional” - a corporate/team edition of my leadership immersion program. The Forge Professional condenses key learnings from the year-long program into 12 weeks. I’m pleased to announce the public lauch of “The Forge Professional” - a corporate/team edition of my leadership immersion program.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The Forge Professional condenses key learnings from the year-long program into 12 weeks. Working in cohorts of 10-12, you’ll learn how to achieve bold outcomes with effortless effectiveness. As part of the experience, we will practice these skills on your toughest challenges.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> These elite skills will spark the single greatest change in the history of your organization.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Website coming soon - until then, reach out to chris@badassagile.com to get more information and enroll your teams. Fuse Chamber, Inc 1:52 Badass Unscripted – Are We Too Nice? https://badassagile.com/2022/03/10/badass-unscripted-are-we-too-nice/ Thu, 10 Mar 2022 15:03:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2673 We've lost the art of being direct and decisive. Yet...isn't that what agility demands? Fearless leaders are in short supply. We're too nice. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We've lost the art of being direct and decisive. Yet...isn't that what agility demands? Fearless leaders are in short supply. We're too nice. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. We've lost the art of being direct and decisive. Yet...isn't that what agility demands? Fearless leaders are in short supply. We're too nice.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:04 Episode 207 – Still Struggling After 20 Years https://badassagile.com/2022/03/07/episode-207-still-struggling-after-20-years/ Mon, 07 Mar 2022 14:41:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2646 Two decades into this Agile thing, we're still struggling to get results. Why is that? After 20 years of theory AND practice, we're not much better off. We probably make better-quality software, and we probably make it faster - which certainly pushes up some business metrics.  But I still see too many organizations missing the point. Courage, trust, and accountability must accompany an efficient process.  Unless used consistently, these qualities won't create improvements.   It won't surprise you that these are the most challenging aspects to implement.  Courage requires us to lean into our fear zone - to do what we are uncomfortable doing. Trust requires that we let go of our irrational - but powerful - need to hang on, to keep control of things that others are better qualified to do.  Accountability requires that we prioritize and dedicate time to the things that matter. We must make and keep tiny - but public - commitments.  We have to show our work.  These behaviours are tough to inspire. Here's what you need to do to bring home the full potential of Agile: -demonstrate these qualities by example -create lots of safe opportunities for failure -inspire and encourage every day -let the victories flow -create an environment of learning where feedback, knowledge sharing and coaching are constant activities (rather than events) ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Two decades into this Agile thing, we're still struggling to get results. Why is that? After 20 years of theory AND practice, we're not much better off. We probably make better-quality software, and we probably make it faster - which certainly pushe... Two decades into this Agile thing, we're still struggling to get results. Why is that?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> After 20 years of theory AND practice, we're not much better off. We probably make better-quality software, and we probably make it faster - which certainly pushes up some business metrics.  But I still see too many organizations missing the point.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Courage, trust, and accountability must accompany an efficient process.  Unless used consistently, these qualities won't create improvements.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It won't surprise you that these are the most challenging aspects to implement.  Courage requires us to lean into our fear zone - to do what we are uncomfortable doing.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Trust requires that we let go of our irrational - but powerful - need to hang on, to keep control of things that others are better qualified to do. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Accountability requires that we prioritize and dedicate time to the things that matter. We must make and keep tiny - but public - commitments.  We have to show our work. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> These behaviours are tough to inspire. Here's what you need to do to bring home the full potential of Agile:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -demonstrate these qualities by example<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -create lots of safe opportunities for failure<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -inspire and encourage every day<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -let the victories flow<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -create an environment of learning where feedback, knowledge sharing and coaching are constant activities (rather than events)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:53 Episode 206 – Agile Success https://badassagile.com/2022/03/02/episode-206-agile-success/ Wed, 02 Mar 2022 15:00:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2670 We have got to put Agile thinking into other parts of the business. With millions of certified professionals hitting the marketplace, you’re going to have to figure out how to compete quickly. Here are some key areas where you need to help business react to trends, lead the industry, and solve their own problems efficiently. 1. Sustainable Business - Buyers are more actively concerned with the ways in which their suppliers impact global problems such as climate, poverty, diversity, violence, corruption, war, natural resources and politics. 2. Sustainable People - We are burning people out, and now that workers have seen a different future, things will never go back to the way they were before COVID-19. Companies that fail to get it will be disassembled and left in the dust. 3. Faster, more effective processes - from business and project planning, new product introduction, sales, marketing and support, everything will need to be both faster and more effective in 2022. 4. Creating mindset shift - The biggest challenge to transformation, automation, digitization, etc is the inability to do things differently - at the leadership and team levels. Fixing this problem is like playing whack-a-mole: If you get one handled, you have to switch to the next one and then the first one gets away from you again.   5.  Flattening organizations - how to create flatter mini cultures for innovation. Organizations need to forget the idea that you can evolve by getting 100,000 people to row in the same direction. Creating pockets of innovation energy will allow you to get the advantage by moving fast, and delivering first. 6.  Leadership coaching, investment in leader/employee education - People are itching to leave their organizations and find something better.  It could be more money. It could be better opportunity or greater flexibility.  7.   Decentralized Finance - creating personal and business capital need not come from a handful of powerful players.  The trend started with crowdfunding, gig economies, virtual banks and micro-loans will only strengthen.  Whoever helps build these technologies - and those who use these new sources of capital - will need to know how to prioritize and adapt quickly. 8. Crypto-currency, blockchain and Web 3.0 (Meta-verse) You can delay or defer any of these, but what about what comes next?  Failing to act swiftly is what turns otherwise majestic companies to ash. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We have got to put Agile thinking into other parts of the business. With millions of certified professionals hitting the marketplace, you’re going to have to figure out how to compete quickly. Here are some key areas where you need to help busine... We have got to put Agile thinking into other parts of the business.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> With millions of certified professionals hitting the marketplace, you’re going to have to figure out how to compete quickly.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here are some key areas where you need to help business react to trends, lead the industry, and solve their own problems efficiently.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1. Sustainable Business - Buyers are more actively concerned with the ways in which their suppliers impact global problems such as climate, poverty, diversity, violence, corruption, war, natural resources and politics.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 2. Sustainable People - We are burning people out, and now that workers have seen a different future, things will never go back to the way they were before COVID-19. Companies that fail to get it will be disassembled and left in the dust.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 3. Faster, more effective processes - from business and project planning, new product introduction, sales, marketing and support, everything will need to be both faster and more effective in 2022.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 4. Creating mindset shift - The biggest challenge to transformation, automation, digitization, etc is the inability to do things differently - at the leadership and team levels. Fixing this problem is like playing whack-a-mole: If you get one handled, you have to switch to the next one and then the first one gets away from you again.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 5.  Flattening organizations - how to create flatter mini cultures for innovation. Organizations need to forget the idea that you can evolve by getting 100,000 people to row in the same direction. Creating pockets of innovation energy will allow you to get the advantage by moving fast, and delivering first.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 6.  Leadership coaching, investment in leader/employee education - People are itching to leave their organizations and find something better.  It could be more money. It could be better opportunity or greater flexibility. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 7.   Decentralized Finance - creating personal and business capital need not come from a handful of powerful players.  The trend started with crowdfunding, gig economies, virtual banks and micro-loans will only strengthen.  Whoever helps build these technologies - and those who use these new sources of capital - will need to know how to prioritize and adapt quickly.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 8. Crypto-currency, blockchain and Web 3.0 (Meta-verse)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can delay or defer any of these, but what about what comes next?  Failing to act swiftly is what turns otherwise majestic companies to ash.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:09 Badass Unscripted – Be Original https://badassagile.com/2022/02/24/badass-unscripted-be-original/ Thu, 24 Feb 2022 14:56:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2667 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:31 Episode 205 – Agile Mind https://badassagile.com/2022/02/23/episode-205-agile-mind/ Wed, 23 Feb 2022 14:54:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2664 We preach agility and moan about the lack of mindset change, but are we agile in ceremony, or in life? An Agile Mind: -Is flexible, does not get stuck on things. It doesn’t dwell on challenges, discomfort, bad fortune, etc. -Does not judge -Is comfortable with what IS -Does not seek knowledge or safety -Learns by doing -Is self-reflective and self-aware -Is focused on their offering - value, happiness, fulfillment of physical, emotional and mental potential. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We preach agility and moan about the lack of mindset change, but are we agile in ceremony, or in life? An Agile Mind: -Is flexible, does not get stuck on things. It doesn’t dwell on challenges, discomfort, bad fortune, etc. We preach agility and moan about the lack of mindset change, but are we agile in ceremony, or in life?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> An Agile Mind:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Is flexible, does not get stuck on things. It doesn’t dwell on challenges, discomfort, bad fortune, etc.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Does not judge<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Is comfortable with what IS<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Does not seek knowledge or safety<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Learns by doing<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Is self-reflective and self-aware<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Is focused on their offering - value, happiness, fulfillment of physical, emotional and mental potential.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:33 Badass Unscripted – Agile Must Be Formless https://badassagile.com/2022/02/11/badass-unscripted-agile-must-be-formless/ Fri, 11 Feb 2022 14:52:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2661 The more we try to learn the 'rules' of Agile practice, the more we should be learning that there can be no rules. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The more we try to learn the 'rules' of Agile practice, the more we should be learning that there can be no rules. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile. The more we try to learn the 'rules' of Agile practice, the more we should be learning that there can be no rules.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 204 – No Competition https://badassagile.com/2022/01/24/episode-204-no-competition/ Mon, 24 Jan 2022 14:50:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2658 Here’s how you know you have no competition. When you interact with people, notice if: -They make promises and then don’t keep them -They make excuses -They become harder to find when work has to be done -They complain about not knowing what to do, but fail to observe definitions, instructions or frameworks -They avoid conversations and actions that require change mindset -They talk about work, but never do any real work….plans are in spreadsheets and powerpoints, but nothing ever gets built. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Here’s how you know you have no competition. When you interact with people, notice if: -They make promises and then don’t keep them -They make excuses -They become harder to find when work has to be done Here’s how you know you have no competition.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When you interact with people, notice if:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -They make promises and then don’t keep them<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -They make excuses<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -They become harder to find when work has to be done<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -They complain about not knowing what to do, but fail to observe definitions, instructions or frameworks<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -They avoid conversations and actions that require change mindset<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -They talk about work, but never do any real work….plans are in spreadsheets and powerpoints, but nothing ever gets built.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:04 Episode 203 – The Year Ahead https://badassagile.com/2022/01/06/episode-203-the-year-ahead/ Thu, 06 Jan 2022 14:47:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2655 At the end of each year, I like to look ahead to the currents and opportunities of our craft. While I see some progress here and there, I don't see potent shifts.  I'm learning that it's better to create them.  Will you join me?   Despite the prevalence of retrospectives and the value of looking back to celebrate wins and inventory lessons, I've found it more powerful to look ahead.  The future is ours to design, and I've discovered that part of leadership is the will to design it.  So let's get busy creating our 2022. I believe we should be applying our best energy to solving the most critical problems.   As of right now, I think those are: 1) how we use agile mindsets to respond to the shifting environments of work and wellness, and 2) how we finally attack the problems that inhibit scaling - mindset shift. Everywhere I look, the biggest challenge facing large organizations is people. We are not experiencing an exodus based on laziness or greed but a global cultural shift.  The necessity of working from home has created nothing short of a rebirth.  We have seen what is possible.  We've had a chance to contemplate what matters.   We realize that we accepted the status quo, working harder and longer days, too often to achieve pointless ends. We have sacrificed our health, growth, and family time to benefit our employers. I called this trend in one of my first-ever blog posts.  Written in 2005 on the now-defunct myspace.com, it was about how change happens in inches - imperceptible shifts that occur slowly over time.  Our liberty is chipped away - or clawed back - in tiny increments.  Ingesting them is less painful than swallowing the inevitable end. People are demanding better conditions as the remnants of their blind loyalty are crumbling like ash. Some are ditching the commute.  Some like the comfort of working from home.  Some feel the work-life balance is better.  Many are beginning to question the worth of giving 60-80 hours per week for little benefit and less happiness. Something is different this time. In sharp contrast to the past, businesses can no longer treat people as hot-swappable assets. In great numbers, we find great courage.  There's a new attitude at work - "It's just not worth it."  Companies can't afford to wait this one out or build a solution over several years.  People are expecting leadership.  To meet the challenge with silence now would shift the image of powerful, Fortune 500 companies into blundering, powerless egotists.  A failure to act in times of existential change will forever destroy trust. There are two opportunities for us.  The first is to help companies see the change and lead through it.  We can help them design their response.  I believe agilists must help leaders develop a concise and inspiring vision and help inform it.  After all, we are supposed to stand for happier, healthier teams.  We know firsthand that we can't inspire better delivery with a burned-out squad that has lost its faith.  We can show them what a better tomorrow looks like.   The second is to help the masses claim their future.  There is nothing wrong with capitalizing on change and uncertainty. Notice that neither of these has anything to do with software delivery.  Personally, I'm out of the coaching game. Specifically, I no longer coach software development teams.  At this stage, most companies that have adopted Agile either get the plot or are starting to realize where they're falling short.  Good counsel in this space is no longer hard to find.   My clients need the most help putting down the theory and getting after the practice. The biggest impediment is their willingness to accept change and act courageously in response to it. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile At the end of each year, I like to look ahead to the currents and opportunities of our craft. While I see some progress here and there, I don't see potent shifts.  I'm learning that it's better to create them.  Will you join me?   At the end of each year, I like to look ahead to the currents and opportunities of our craft. While I see some progress here and there, I don't see potent shifts.  I'm learning that it's better to create them.  Will you join me?  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Despite the prevalence of retrospectives and the value of looking back to celebrate wins and inventory lessons, I've found it more powerful to look ahead.  The future is ours to design, and I've discovered that part of leadership is the will to design it.  So let's get busy creating our 2022.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I believe we should be applying our best energy to solving the most critical problems.   As of right now, I think those are: 1) how we use agile mindsets to respond to the shifting environments of work and wellness, and 2) how we finally attack the problems that inhibit scaling - mindset shift.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Everywhere I look, the biggest challenge facing large organizations is people. We are not experiencing an exodus based on laziness or greed but a global cultural shift.  The necessity of working from home has created nothing short of a rebirth.  We have seen what is possible.  We've had a chance to contemplate what matters.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We realize that we accepted the status quo, working harder and longer days, too often to achieve pointless ends. We have sacrificed our health, growth, and family time to benefit our employers.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I called this trend in one of my first-ever blog posts.  Written in 2005 on the now-defunct myspace.com, it was about how change happens in inches - imperceptible shifts that occur slowly over time.  Our liberty is chipped away - or clawed back - in tiny increments.  Ingesting them is less painful than swallowing the inevitable end.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> People are demanding better conditions as the remnants of their blind loyalty are crumbling like ash. Some are ditching the commute.  Some like the comfort of working from home.  Some feel the work-life balance is better.  Many are beginning to question the worth of giving 60-80 hours per week for little benefit and less happiness.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Something is different this time. In sharp contrast to the past, businesses can no longer treat people as hot-swappable assets. In great numbers, we find great courage.  There's a new attitude at work - "It's just not worth it."  Companies can't afford to wait this one out or build a solution over several years.  People are expecting leadership.  To meet the challenge with silence now would shift the image of powerful, Fortune 500 companies into blundering, powerless egotists.  A failure to act in times of existential change will forever destroy trust.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There are two opportunities for us.  The first is to help companies see the change and lead through it.  We can help them design their response.  I believe agilists must help leaders develop a concise and inspiring vision and help inform it.  After all, we are supposed to stand for happier, healthier teams.  We know firsthand that we can't inspire better delivery with a burned-out squad that has lost its faith.  We can show them what a better tomorrow looks like.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The second is to help the masses claim their future.  There is nothing wrong with capitalizing on change and uncertainty.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Notice that neither of these has anything to do with software delivery.  Personally, I'm out of the coaching game. Specifically, I no longer coach software development teams.  At this stage, most companies that have adopted Agile either get the plot or are starting to realize where they're falling short.  Good counsel in this space is no longer hard to find.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> My clients need the most help putting down the theory and getting after the practice. The biggest impediment is their willingness to accept change and act courageously in res... Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:28 Badass Unfiltered – What Are We Accountable For? https://badassagile.com/2021/11/30/badass-unfiltered-what-are-we-accountable-for/ Tue, 30 Nov 2021 14:45:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2652 In the debate on measurement, we seem to have strong views on what we DON'T want to examine, but little to say on what we will put our hands up to be accountable for. We can't forget that a team is not just accountable to itself and the end customer. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. In the debate on measurement, we seem to have strong views on what we DON'T want to examine, but little to say on what we will put our hands up to be accountable for. We can't forget that a team is not just accountable to itself and the end customer. ... In the debate on measurement, we seem to have strong views on what we DON'T want to examine, but little to say on what we will put our hands up to be accountable for. We can't forget that a team is not just accountable to itself and the end customer.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:29 Episode 202 – The World Will Respond To Your Courage https://badassagile.com/2021/11/22/episode-202-the-world-will-respond-to-your-courage/ Mon, 22 Nov 2021 14:43:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2649 One of the best things that has happened because of this podcast is inspiring courage worldwide. There's a fine line between recognition and impact.  I like hearing when people enjoy the show, but I like it more when what I say breaks your patterns of thinking and challenges you to not only think differently but to DO differently.   To be bold. To do more. The only way to generate courage in the world is to model it.  To do it.  You can't just talk about it or read about it.  It's nothing to get inspired about it - quite another to live it and breathe it. If and when something I say or do encourages people to take a leap - to speak truth to power, to demand change, to speak for true autonomy and trust for their teams - then I'm really living. I want to encourage you to try it for yourself this week.  Make a podcast. Write a book. Reach for a dream job or goal.  Change part of your life that hasn't been working for the past decade or two.  Make a bold commitment - publicly - and follow through.   When you do, you'll be showing people not only the results of courage but the experience of living a life of courage in action. And that's way more satisfying than leading, coaching or teaching 'stuff' - systems or processes or philosophies. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. One of the best things that has happened because of this podcast is inspiring courage worldwide. There's a fine line between recognition and impact.  I like hearing when people enjoy the show, but I like it more when what I say breaks your patterns ... One of the best things that has happened because of this podcast is inspiring courage worldwide.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There's a fine line between recognition and impact.  I like hearing when people enjoy the show, but I like it more when what I say breaks your patterns of thinking and challenges you to not only think differently but to DO differently.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To be bold. To do more.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The only way to generate courage in the world is to model it.  To do it.  You can't just talk about it or read about it.  It's nothing to get inspired about it - quite another to live it and breathe it.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If and when something I say or do encourages people to take a leap - to speak truth to power, to demand change, to speak for true autonomy and trust for their teams - then I'm really living.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I want to encourage you to try it for yourself this week.  Make a podcast. Write a book. Reach for a dream job or goal.  Change part of your life that hasn't been working for the past decade or two.  Make a bold commitment - publicly - and follow through.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When you do, you'll be showing people not only the results of courage but the experience of living a life of courage in action.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And that's way more satisfying than leading, coaching or teaching 'stuff' - systems or processes or philosophies.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:40 Episode 201 – Comfortable? Then You’re Not Growing! https://badassagile.com/2021/11/07/episode-201-comfortable-then-youre-not-growing/ Sun, 07 Nov 2021 20:48:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2572 Nothing good - no uncommon outcome - is easy, otherwise, everyone would be doing it, and it wouldn't be uncommon.  How do you know if you're performing like an uncommon badass? Here are some guidelines  -If you are comfortable, you're not growing -If you're locked into a predictable pattern that you can do in your sleep, you're not growing (think of the RULES that we've defined for running standup, for example.  Do those rules make us better, or do they avoid tackling the harder issues that make great standups so rare?) -If you are never scared, and afraid to be scared, you're not growing. -If you catch yourself saying "it can't be done" or "it can't change", you're not growing Here's how to stay in growth mode: -Do things that are new and uncomfortable for just 20 minutes a day -Study books or concepts that you don't agree with, just to find learning and integration opportunities -Make sure to do something not just different, but HARD every once in a while. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Nothing good - no uncommon outcome - is easy, otherwise, everyone would be doing it, and it wouldn't be uncommon.  How do you know if you're performing like an uncommon badass? Here are some guidelines  -If you are comfortable, Nothing good - no uncommon outcome - is easy, otherwise, everyone would be doing it, and it wouldn't be uncommon.  How do you know if you're performing like an uncommon badass?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here are some guidelines <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -If you are comfortable, you're not growing<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -If you're locked into a predictable pattern that you can do in your sleep, you're not growing (think of the RULES that we've defined for running standup, for example.  Do those rules make us better, or do they avoid tackling the harder issues that make great standups so rare?)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -If you are never scared, and afraid to be scared, you're not growing.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -If you catch yourself saying "it can't be done" or "it can't change", you're not growing<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here's how to stay in growth mode:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Do things that are new and uncomfortable for just 20 minutes a day<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Study books or concepts that you don't agree with, just to find learning and integration opportunities<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Make sure to do something not just different, but HARD every once in a while.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:23 Episode 200 – The Most Important Lessons https://badassagile.com/2021/10/24/episode-200-the-most-important-lessons/ Sun, 24 Oct 2021 20:47:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2569 What are the key learnings that made me radically more effective? After 200 episodes, it's time to reflect! -First, some gratitude. Thank you to all who have listened to and supported the show. To all who have become members of The Forge, and supported me across multiple platforms, products and experiments.  You have taught me everything I know, and I'm nowhere near done. -Next, let's think about which principles and guidance (which are really all my reflections and thought experiments( have worked with insane levels of results Here are the principles that have not only persisted over time; but represent a departure from common thinking and have proved MOST valuable to practitioners.  Think of this as a short course in the Badass Agile way. 1. At the core of becoming badass is your ability to create your own reality. You can add value in a way that is fulfilling and native to you; being a truly unique voice.  You can create whatever you want in terms of team performance or outcomes.  Dream big and refuse to see the world as others see it. 2. The beauty of Agile rests in a single truth - consistency over time. This trumps massive effort, long hours, job titles, degrees and certification, book knowledge, expensive consultants, and an ever-expanding list of tips, techniques, and contradictory best practices. MAKE SMALL PROMISES, AND KEEP THEM. The smaller the better. The more consistent, the better. 3. Toughness still matters. No one can hand you safety, you have to claim it. Persisting through difficult times, ignoring haters and rejection, and laser-like focus for just a few minutes a day (see #2) is literally everything. 4. If Agile doesn't grow past tech, it will die there - probably really soon. 5. Agile represents change. If you can't understand human beings, see the meaning behind their actions and reactions, and effectively influence them to support and contribute to the change, none of this will work 6. Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc are chalk line frameworks.  Dogmatic application and rejection of new or different thinking is as fatal in work as it is in politics or religion.  How you apply these processes to a problem or team will never be the same way twice. Admit you are almost always wrong and know basically nothing and you will have graduated to Master Coach. 7. Everything you know about Agile is already in The Empire Strikes Back. Re-watch the middle section twice a year and you'll be really OK.  "That is why you fail" is everything. 8. If Agile doesn't free us from the tyranny of long days and nights, especially right up on release day, we've learned nothing and we deserve to have it all burned down and start over. To quote Scrooged - "mankind should have been my business".   9. There is no right way or wrong way.  There is probably something you're doing too much of, and something you're not doing enough of. Heed the wisdom of 'start/stop/continue'.  Everything good comes from balancing and then rebalancing. Everything is always changing. 10. You can never transform everything 100% all at once. that's not how you build muscle, learn a skill, or upgrade the ship of Theseus. (Look it up.) Agile teaches us to prioritize. Let's make sure we learn that lesson in all we do. 11. Certification is education, not certification. 12. How much you know about agile or scrum is meaningless. How well you create value is everything.   13. Being badass really means painting strong pictures and moving toward them without hesitation or apology.  Your results in the real world are all that matter, not the opinions, thoughts, complaints, or criticisms of others. They are normal and expected, but have no bearing on the impact you make in this life.  Believe otherwise and be prepared to regret it at the end of your life.  Be massive and limitless. 14.  "Most people live lives of quiet desperation", (Thoreau). This may seem a little negative, What are the key learnings that made me radically more effective? After 200 episodes, it's time to reflect! -First, some gratitude. Thank you to all who have listened to and supported the show. To all who have become members of The Forge, What are the key learnings that made me radically more effective?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> After 200 episodes, it's time to reflect!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -First, some gratitude. Thank you to all who have listened to and supported the show. To all who have become members of The Forge, and supported me across multiple platforms, products and experiments.  You have taught me everything I know, and I'm nowhere near done.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Next, let's think about which principles and guidance (which are really all my reflections and thought experiments( have worked with insane levels of results<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here are the principles that have not only persisted over time; but represent a departure from common thinking and have proved MOST valuable to practitioners.  Think of this as a short course in the Badass Agile way.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1. At the core of becoming badass is your ability to create your own reality. You can add value in a way that is fulfilling and native to you; being a truly unique voice.  You can create whatever you want in terms of team performance or outcomes.  Dream big and refuse to see the world as others see it.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 2. The beauty of Agile rests in a single truth - consistency over time. This trumps massive effort, long hours, job titles, degrees and certification, book knowledge, expensive consultants, and an ever-expanding list of tips, techniques, and contradictory best practices. MAKE SMALL PROMISES, AND KEEP THEM. The smaller the better. The more consistent, the better.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 3. Toughness still matters. No one can hand you safety, you have to claim it. Persisting through difficult times, ignoring haters and rejection, and laser-like focus for just a few minutes a day (see #2) is literally everything.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 4. If Agile doesn't grow past tech, it will die there - probably really soon.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 5. Agile represents change. If you can't understand human beings, see the meaning behind their actions and reactions, and effectively influence them to support and contribute to the change, none of this will work<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 6. Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc are chalk line frameworks.  Dogmatic application and rejection of new or different thinking is as fatal in work as it is in politics or religion.  How you apply these processes to a problem or team will never be the same way twice. Admit you are almost always wrong and know basically nothing and you will have graduated to Master Coach.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 7. Everything you know about Agile is already in The Empire Strikes Back. Re-watch the middle section twice a year and you'll be really OK.  "That is why you fail" is everything.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 8. If Agile doesn't free us from the tyranny of long days and nights, especially right up on release day, we've learned nothing and we deserve to have it all burned down and start over. To quote Scrooged - "mankind should have been my business".  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 9. There is no right way or wrong way.  There is probably something you're doing too much of, and something you're not doing enough of. Heed the wisdom of 'start/stop/continue'.  Everything good comes from balancing and then rebalancing. Everything is always changing.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 10. You can never transform everything 100% all at once. that's not how you build muscle, learn a skill, or upgrade the ship of Theseus. (Look it up.) Agile teaches us to prioritize. Let's make sure we learn that lesson in all we do.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 11. Certification is education, not certification.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 12. How much you know about agile or scrum is meaningless. How well you create value is everything.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 13. Being badass really means painting strong pictures and moving toward them without hesitation or apology. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:16 Badass Unscripted – Seek Truth, No Matter The Source https://badassagile.com/2021/10/20/badass-unscripted-seek-truth-no-matter-the-source/ Wed, 20 Oct 2021 20:45:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2566 We have a duty to seek the truth, even if it doesn't align with our existing beliefs.  To red-team our ideas; to challenge what is accepted and permitted without scrutiny. Otherwise, we fall to dogmatism and to preaching what we think is right just because we think it's right. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We have a duty to seek the truth, even if it doesn't align with our existing beliefs.  To red-team our ideas; to challenge what is accepted and permitted without scrutiny. Otherwise, we fall to dogmatism and to preaching what we think is right just bec... We have a duty to seek the truth, even if it doesn't align with our existing beliefs.  To red-team our ideas; to challenge what is accepted and permitted without scrutiny. Otherwise, we fall to dogmatism and to preaching what we think is right just because we think it's right.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:16 Badass Unfiltered – You Have to Scale “Mattering” https://badassagile.com/2021/10/14/badass-unfiltered-you-have-to-scale-mattering/ Thu, 14 Oct 2021 20:43:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2563 In a race to keep your talent, offering what YOU think they will like is a short route to failure. People want to matter. That can be hard to do when dealing with one person, much less 10,000. Nevertheless, if you want to be the envy of your industry, start thinking about how to make people feel like they matter. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. In a race to keep your talent, offering what YOU think they will like is a short route to failure. People want to matter. That can be hard to do when dealing with one person, much less 10,000. Nevertheless, if you want to be the envy of your industry, In a race to keep your talent, offering what YOU think they will like is a short route to failure. People want to matter. That can be hard to do when dealing with one person, much less 10,000. Nevertheless, if you want to be the envy of your industry, start thinking about how to make people feel like they matter.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 18:53 Episode 199 – Should We Eliminate Commitment? https://badassagile.com/2021/10/13/episode-199-should-we-eliminate-commitment/ Wed, 13 Oct 2021 20:42:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2560 Let's have a little controversy today. People are afraid of commitment. They're starting to say we should change the word - eliminate it all together.  I'm fine with minimizing estimates.  I'm super fine with re-negotiating scope based on changing priorities on the ground. But I'm not OK with allowing words like commitment, accountability, and promises to leave the lexicon. Agile is about change. Change - transformation - or improvement of any kind implies movement.  We must move from where we are to today to where we want to be in the future in order to transform.  Movement requires action.  Neurons must fire. Muscles must activate. We must DO. And if we DO in the context of a team, we need to know what's happening next. Who will do what when?  How do we interdepend and interact?  This requires telling people what our actions will be - what will we DO and when will we do it?  In its simplest form, these are commitments.  And without them, we cannot blow away our customers.  We cannot delight the people who depend on us. Agile itself is a promise. A commitment to do better than we used to.  To create safety for each other not by softening words, but by making it ok to fail so we can learn effectively together. Without commitment, none of this will work. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Let's have a little controversy today. People are afraid of commitment. They're starting to say we should change the word - eliminate it all together.  I'm fine with minimizing estimates.  I'm super fine with re-negotiating scope based on changing p... Let's have a little controversy today.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> People are afraid of commitment. They're starting to say we should change the word - eliminate it all together.  I'm fine with minimizing estimates.  I'm super fine with re-negotiating scope based on changing priorities on the ground. But I'm not OK with allowing words like commitment, accountability, and promises to leave the lexicon.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Agile is about change. Change - transformation - or improvement of any kind implies movement.  We must move from where we are to today to where we want to be in the future in order to transform.  Movement requires action.  Neurons must fire. Muscles must activate. We must DO.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And if we DO in the context of a team, we need to know what's happening next. Who will do what when?  How do we interdepend and interact?  This requires telling people what our actions will be - what will we DO and when will we do it?  In its simplest form, these are commitments.  And without them, we cannot blow away our customers.  We cannot delight the people who depend on us.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Agile itself is a promise. A commitment to do better than we used to.  To create safety for each other not by softening words, but by making it ok to fail so we can learn effectively together.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Without commitment, none of this will work.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:34 Badass Unscripted – What You Avoid Will Find You https://badassagile.com/2021/09/30/badass-unscripted-what-you-avoid-will-find-you/ Thu, 30 Sep 2021 20:41:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2557 It's my experience that what you avoid - whether it's because it scares you, or you believe you're no good at it - will find you.  Specifically, your inability to face and conquer your discomfort will continue to cause pain in your career, your happiness and your personal life. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It's my experience that what you avoid - whether it's because it scares you, or you believe you're no good at it - will find you.  Specifically, your inability to face and conquer your discomfort will continue to cause pain in your career, It's my experience that what you avoid - whether it's because it scares you, or you believe you're no good at it - will find you.  Specifically, your inability to face and conquer your discomfort will continue to cause pain in your career, your happiness and your personal life.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:48 Episode 198 – Failure To Execute https://badassagile.com/2021/09/26/episode-198-failure-to-execute/ Sun, 26 Sep 2021 20:40:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2554 THE ONE FAILURE THAT KILLS ALL TEAM PROGRESS.....and how to solve it. Perhaps the most important thing Scrum teaches us to do is make and keep small commitments with consistency. On these points, I've spoken many times but I want to reveal that of all the human challenges I encounter in teams, it is this. Why can't people keep their word? -This problem exists everywhere - within our projects and beyond -Talk is cheap, and true action and fidelity to our commitments is rare -We all do, but it is a failure of great proportion that place low value on our word -Notice this week how many people have to be excused for missing a promise AFTER the deadline has passed. Notice how many people will even cancel or call in sick to avoid being accountable. Among the root causes are: -Overpromising -Depleted energy /poor time and energy management -Lack of alignment between passion and work -Poor communications and unclear expectations -unaddressed blockers -lack of urgency -Overwhelm In all of these cases, there are simple solutions.  One is to ask for help, another is to continuously communicate movement toward a small goal.  Proper sprint planning and standups should help, but a funny thing happens. People would rather be seen as late (and subsequently unreliable) than as needing help or renegotiating arrangements. There is another way.  Rally the team around their group and individual identity.  What do you want to be known for?  Ask people and they'll tell you - dependability, trustworthy, accountable.  Hold them to this higher ideal, and the commitment to the smaller deadlines will follow. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. THE ONE FAILURE THAT KILLS ALL TEAM PROGRESS.....and how to solve it. Perhaps the most important thing Scrum teaches us to do is make and keep small commitments with consistency. On these points, I've spoken many times but I want to reveal that o... THE ONE FAILURE THAT KILLS ALL TEAM PROGRESS.....and how to solve it.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Perhaps the most important thing Scrum teaches us to do is make and keep small commitments with consistency.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> On these points, I've spoken many times but I want to reveal that of all the human challenges I encounter in teams, it is this. Why can't people keep their word?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -This problem exists everywhere - within our projects and beyond<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Talk is cheap, and true action and fidelity to our commitments is rare<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We all do, but it is a failure of great proportion that place low value on our word<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Notice this week how many people have to be excused for missing a promise AFTER the deadline has passed. Notice how many people will even cancel or call in sick to avoid being accountable. Among the root causes are:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Overpromising<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Depleted energy /poor time and energy management<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Lack of alignment between passion and work<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Poor communications and unclear expectations<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -unaddressed blockers<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -lack of urgency<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Overwhelm<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In all of these cases, there are simple solutions.  One is to ask for help, another is to continuously communicate movement toward a small goal.  Proper sprint planning and standups should help, but a funny thing happens. People would rather be seen as late (and subsequently unreliable) than as needing help or renegotiating arrangements.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There is another way.  Rally the team around their group and individual identity.  What do you want to be known for?  Ask people and they'll tell you - dependability, trustworthy, accountable.  Hold them to this higher ideal, and the commitment to the smaller deadlines will follow.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:47 Episode 197 – The Great Resignation https://badassagile.com/2021/09/21/episode-197-the-great-resignation/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:38:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2551 -Across the world, people are leaving - or thinking of leaving - their jobs and careers in stunning numbers. -Is the solution in Agile? -Perhaps because of the pandemic, people are waking up and lighting up to a different future.  -It may be the case that they're realizing that what they had been told was an unthinkable model of work is actually quite doable, with little or no downward impact on productivity. -People have enjoyed less commute time, more family time, more choice in how and where they work. -So how do we plug the drain? -compensation is not the only consideration. -flex hours and remote work play a heavy factor. People want to work where they want when they want. For too long, companies have rewarded butts-in-seats, long hours, and always-on engagement. Now that they're finding they have options, they want to tip the scale back in their favour; and once the veil has been lifted, it's hard to close it again -Increasingly important is supporting side projects and future hustle - If pensions and benefits are slowly eroding over time, people want to feel like they have an option to design income streams and passion projects for the uncertain future.   How Can Agile Help? -Whatever we do, we must invest but invest with intention. If we throw money, promotions, and flex time at a select few fence-jumpers, we have to be prepared to do so for all.  And that investment cannot be blind - we have to be clear about what we expect it to DO. -Ultimately, we want happier people. An engaged workforce simply delivers better results for the end customer. -We cannot afford to wait months or years for a definitive response. we need to communicate early and start LISTENING to needs - and implementing experiments and proposals so we can stem the exit -Leaders must admit that change is here, it is time for an adjustment and that people are your finest asset -We cannot see this as a stop-gap measure. We must insist on cultural change, on sustaining environments for people that not only attract the best talent but create enviable cultures that place the wellness and happiness of people at least as high as that of the customer ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. -Across the world, people are leaving - or thinking of leaving - their jobs and careers in stunning numbers. -Is the solution in Agile? -Perhaps because of the pandemic, people are waking up and lighting up to a different future.  -Across the world, people are leaving - or thinking of leaving - their jobs and careers in stunning numbers.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Is the solution in Agile?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Perhaps because of the pandemic, people are waking up and lighting up to a different future. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -It may be the case that they're realizing that what they had been told was an unthinkable model of work is actually quite doable, with little or no downward impact on productivity.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -People have enjoyed less commute time, more family time, more choice in how and where they work.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -So how do we plug the drain?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -compensation is not the only consideration.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -flex hours and remote work play a heavy factor. People want to work where they want when they want. For too long, companies have rewarded butts-in-seats, long hours, and always-on engagement. Now that they're finding they have options, they want to tip the scale back in their favour; and once the veil has been lifted, it's hard to close it again<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Increasingly important is supporting side projects and future hustle - If pensions and benefits are slowly eroding over time, people want to feel like they have an option to design income streams and passion projects for the uncertain future.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> How Can Agile Help?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Whatever we do, we must invest but invest with intention. If we throw money, promotions, and flex time at a select few fence-jumpers, we have to be prepared to do so for all.  And that investment cannot be blind - we have to be clear about what we expect it to DO.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Ultimately, we want happier people. An engaged workforce simply delivers better results for the end customer.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We cannot afford to wait months or years for a definitive response. we need to communicate early and start LISTENING to needs - and implementing experiments and proposals so we can stem the exit<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Leaders must admit that change is here, it is time for an adjustment and that people are your finest asset<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -We cannot see this as a stop-gap measure. We must insist on cultural change, on sustaining environments for people that not only attract the best talent but create enviable cultures that place the wellness and happiness of people at least as high as that of the customer<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:19 Badass Unfiltered – Strength https://badassagile.com/2021/09/13/badass-unfiltered-strength/ Mon, 13 Sep 2021 20:37:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2548 One of the critical pieces of leadership is strength - strength of character, ideas We're never taught how to be strong so strong has become a bad word, associated with bullies or pushinesss or anger or worse Strength means the ability to manage and control the thoughts and emotions that launch in response to injurious words or actions.  It means the ability to stay centred and unswayed.  It means resolve and grit. it means internal certainty. No MBA and no certification will teach you that. -Lash back when we feel offended, shame -Criticize in order to feel big, strong -Hate on the ideas of others - this one is huge in 2021 -Seek Attention and approval -Apologize for who they are, bow to the crowd ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. One of the critical pieces of leadership is strength - strength of character, ideas We're never taught how to be strong so strong has become a bad word, associated with bullies or pushinesss or anger or worse One of the critical pieces of leadership is strength - strength of character, ideas<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're never taught how to be strong so strong has become a bad word, associated with bullies or pushinesss or anger or worse<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Strength means the ability to manage and control the thoughts and emotions that launch in response to injurious words or actions.  It means the ability to stay centred and unswayed.  It means resolve and grit. it means internal certainty. No MBA and no certification will teach you that.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Lash back when we feel offended, shame<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Criticize in order to feel big, strong<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Hate on the ideas of others - this one is huge in 2021<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Seek Attention and approval<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Apologize for who they are, bow to the crowd<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc Episode 196 – Stay Hungry https://badassagile.com/2021/09/07/episode-196-stay-hungry/ Tue, 07 Sep 2021 20:35:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2545 The secret to boundless energy and consistent forward momentum is to stay hungry every day. Keep reaching, stretching, learning, and acting as if you're starting from zero.  Assume you know nothing, and nothing is guaranteed. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The secret to boundless energy and consistent forward momentum is to stay hungry every day. Keep reaching, stretching, learning, and acting as if you're starting from zero.  Assume you know nothing, and nothing is guaranteed. The secret to boundless energy and consistent forward momentum is to stay hungry every day. Keep reaching, stretching, learning, and acting as if you're starting from zero.  Assume you know nothing, and nothing is guaranteed.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:17 Episode 195 – The Three Things That Destroy Agile Effectiveness https://badassagile.com/2021/08/29/episode-195-the-three-things-that-destroy-agile-effectiveness/ Sun, 29 Aug 2021 20:34:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2542 When looking for the cause of delivery issues in teams, think of the three P's. Permission Perfection Past ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. When looking for the cause of delivery issues in teams, think of the three P's. Permission Perfection Past ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile. When looking for the cause of delivery issues in teams, think of the three P's.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Permission<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Perfection<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Past<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:25 Badass Unscripted – A Great Coach Keeps Watch https://badassagile.com/2021/08/27/badass-unscripted-a-great-coach-keeps-watch/ Fri, 27 Aug 2021 20:32:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2539 Most teams are composed of people who have other day jobs. This will be particularly true of a product owner who has multiple priorities and projects, but increasingly true of all team members - they have multiple accountabilities across the organization. So how do you work with a team like that? They may not be living agile values every day...they may be getting different versions of it...agile is something you have to live with as a way of BEING, but you can't BE it for 30 minutes a day and expect change down to the soul level. Someone must stay vigilant.  We must make daily promises and keep them. We must set weekly goals. we must show product, not talk about progress.  We must keep focus and prioritize the high-value things. That means you need to keep them on the fundamentals. You need to help them become successful. You must shine a light on right thinking and right action so that they can develop right habits until...you don't have to be so vigilant, and they can just BE agile. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Most teams are composed of people who have other day jobs. This will be particularly true of a product owner who has multiple priorities and projects, but increasingly true of all team members - they have multiple accountabilities across the organizati... Most teams are composed of people who have other day jobs. This will be particularly true of a product owner who has multiple priorities and projects, but increasingly true of all team members - they have multiple accountabilities across the organization.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> So how do you work with a team like that? They may not be living agile values every day...they may be getting different versions of it...agile is something you have to live with as a way of BEING, but you can't BE it for 30 minutes a day and expect change down to the soul level.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Someone must stay vigilant.  We must make daily promises and keep them. We must set weekly goals. we must show product, not talk about progress.  We must keep focus and prioritize the high-value things.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> That means you need to keep them on the fundamentals. You need to help them become successful. You must shine a light on right thinking and right action so that they can develop right habits until...you don't have to be so vigilant, and they can just BE agile.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:02 Badass Unfiltered – The Hero’s Arc https://badassagile.com/2021/08/24/badass-unfiltered-the-heros-arc/ Tue, 24 Aug 2021 20:31:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2536 A dark stage, a single light, and a stool. The feel of a live room (that we all miss) is the perfect crucible for a contemplation that becomes a rallying cry. What if we feel called to do more, be more? Is it out duty to lean into the uncomfortable? What happens if we fail to oppose a prevailing force that we know is wrong? ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. A dark stage, a single light, and a stool. The feel of a live room (that we all miss) is the perfect crucible for a contemplation that becomes a rallying cry. What if we feel called to do more, be more? Is it out duty to lean into the uncomfortable? A dark stage, a single light, and a stool. The feel of a live room (that we all miss) is the perfect crucible for a contemplation that becomes a rallying cry. What if we feel called to do more, be more? Is it out duty to lean into the uncomfortable? What happens if we fail to oppose a prevailing force that we know is wrong?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:03 Episode 194 – Do, Practice, Rehearse https://badassagile.com/2021/08/22/episode-194-do-practice-rehearse/ Sun, 22 Aug 2021 20:30:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2533 Too much of what we "know" about in the field of high performance comes from books, memes, or youtube videos. Inspiration is essential, so is knowledge, but it is how you ACT upon both of these that is a difference-maker. Can you identify what courageous leaps you took today?  What you were humble enough to learn? What you were disciplined enough to earn or get?  If not, you are studying, NOT practicing.  Rehearsal trumps learning any day. I used to be like this. I used to memorize all of the sayings and wisdom only to have it inaccessible to me when I most needed it.  The only way to get that is to pick an area so you can focus, decide on the outcomes you want, and learn to NOTICE when a new action is required from you in your daily life and work. Only when I was able to make slow changes and gain success did I build the required memory and confidence to do it again and again...and THEN it becomes a way of life. A daily performance. Jan 2021 Version LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Too much of what we "know" about in the field of high performance comes from books, memes, or youtube videos. Inspiration is essential, so is knowledge, but it is how you ACT upon both of these that is a difference-maker. Too much of what we "know" about in the field of high performance comes from books, memes, or youtube videos. Inspiration is essential, so is knowledge, but it is how you ACT upon both of these that is a difference-maker.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Can you identify what courageous leaps you took today?  What you were humble enough to learn? What you were disciplined enough to earn or get?  If not, you are studying, NOT practicing.  Rehearsal trumps learning any day.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I used to be like this. I used to memorize all of the sayings and wisdom only to have it inaccessible to me when I most needed it.  The only way to get that is to pick an area so you can focus, decide on the outcomes you want, and learn to NOTICE when a new action is required from you in your daily life and work.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Only when I was able to make slow changes and gain success did I build the required memory and confidence to do it again and again...and THEN it becomes a way of life. A daily performance.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Jan 2021 Version<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:33 Badass Unscripted – Why You Need To Work On Your Shadow https://badassagile.com/2021/08/19/badass-unscripted-why-you-need-to-work-on-your-shadow/ Thu, 19 Aug 2021 20:28:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2530 Was someone unjust in their words? Or are you just bad with criticism? Were you really just observing, or just scared to jump in? Are you working on yourself, waiting for the right moment, or scared to leap? Is something out of your league, or do you just tell yourself it is? This is shadow work. What tapes have you been playing your whole life that keep you from getting to another level of skill?  Rehearsal is not good enough - if you rehearse the wrong things, you will deliver a wrong performance. You have to work on your shadow. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Was someone unjust in their words? Or are you just bad with criticism? Were you really just observing, or just scared to jump in? Are you working on yourself, waiting for the right moment, or scared to leap? Is something out of your league, Was someone unjust in their words? Or are you just bad with criticism?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Were you really just observing, or just scared to jump in?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Are you working on yourself, waiting for the right moment, or scared to leap?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Is something out of your league, or do you just tell yourself it is?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is shadow work. What tapes have you been playing your whole life that keep you from getting to another level of skill?  Rehearsal is not good enough - if you rehearse the wrong things, you will deliver a wrong performance.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You have to work on your shadow.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:23 Badass Unfiltered – Fences https://badassagile.com/2021/08/17/badass-unfiltered-fences/ Tue, 17 Aug 2021 20:27:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2527 Picture a smoky club. The spill of the stage light, hushed chatter, and the chiming of glasses and plates carrying good drinks and passable food punctuate the mood. A well-worn house mic and PA are the vessel. This is a space to create and connect. A true experiment in agile creativity. A completely fresh offering. Like a song with no melody. A verse with no meter. An abundance of logic has gotten us only so far. Could this be different? Join me in this very agile experiment. Unfiltered. Unedited. Raw, as it happens. This week, I've been thinking about fences. Picture a smoky club. The spill of the stage light, hushed chatter, and the chiming of glasses and plates carrying good drinks and passable food punctuate the mood. A well-worn house mic and PA are the vessel. Picture a smoky club. The spill of the stage light, hushed chatter, and the chiming of glasses and plates carrying good drinks and passable food punctuate the mood.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A well-worn house mic and PA are the vessel. This is a space to create and connect.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A true experiment in agile creativity. A completely fresh offering. Like a song with no melody. A verse with no meter.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> An abundance of logic has gotten us only so far. Could this be different?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Join me in this very agile experiment. Unfiltered. Unedited. Raw, as it happens.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This week, I've been thinking about fences. Fuse Chamber, Inc 18:53 Episode 193 – Welcome Changing Requirements https://badassagile.com/2021/08/15/episode-193-welcome-changing-requirements/ Sun, 15 Aug 2021 20:25:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2524 Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage. This is what most people mean when they put in air quotes "Agile". A blessing and a curse, we use this to make our product more nimble and responsive, but in truth, we use it to excuse sloppy prioritization and execution when we allow new requirements to be suddenly added to the pile at any time. This principle is important in fighting the tendency to oppose change because we are already committed to a course of action or architecture, or afraid to admit we did it wrong (in every area of the business). Remember that the very processes inherent in scrum, kanban, lean, etc, are purpose build to eject what's not working, and reprioritize and rescope work based on the new reality on the ground. The perception that changing dates and scope is still a big no-no is what causes resistance here. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage. This is what most people mean when they put in air quotes "Agile". A blessing and a curse, Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is what most people mean when they put in air quotes "Agile".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A blessing and a curse, we use this to make our product more nimble and responsive, but in truth, we use it to excuse sloppy prioritization and execution when we allow new requirements to be suddenly added to the pile at any time.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This principle is important in fighting the tendency to oppose change because we are already committed to a course of action or architecture, or afraid to admit we did it wrong (in every area of the business).<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Remember that the very processes inherent in scrum, kanban, lean, etc, are purpose build to eject what's not working, and reprioritize and rescope work based on the new reality on the ground. The perception that changing dates and scope is still a big no-no is what causes resistance here.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:57 Badass Unscripted – How To See https://badassagile.com/2021/08/11/badass-unscripted-how-to-see/ Wed, 11 Aug 2021 20:24:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2521 You cannot ascend if your beliefs, routines thoughts, experiences and emotions are limited to your present circumstances and reality. Think and feel bigger than your environment. Artists see. So do innovators and problem solvers. Therefore agile itself is a form of artistry.... LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. You cannot ascend if your beliefs, routines thoughts, experiences and emotions are limited to your present circumstances and reality. Think and feel bigger than your environment. Artists see. So do innovators and problem solvers. You cannot ascend if your beliefs, routines thoughts, experiences and emotions are limited to your present circumstances and reality. Think and feel bigger than your environment.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Artists see. So do innovators and problem solvers. Therefore agile itself is a form of artistry....<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:14 Episode 192 – Come With Me https://badassagile.com/2021/08/08/episode-192-come-with-me/ Sun, 08 Aug 2021 20:22:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2518 "Come With Me If You Want To Live" - The Terminator. At any stage in a transformation or ramp-up, mayhem or uncertainty can undo some of your progress. The consequences of standing still aren't obvious to everyone - it just feels safer. You can almost feel the confusion and frustration of your team members or clients. Sometimes you just have to extend your hand and say "come with me if you want to live". LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. "Come With Me If You Want To Live" - The Terminator. At any stage in a transformation or ramp-up, mayhem or uncertainty can undo some of your progress. The consequences of standing still aren't obvious to everyone - it just feels safer. "Come With Me If You Want To Live" - The Terminator.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> At any stage in a transformation or ramp-up, mayhem or uncertainty can undo some of your progress. The consequences of standing still aren't obvious to everyone - it just feels safer. You can almost feel the confusion and frustration of your team members or clients.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sometimes you just have to extend your hand and say "come with me if you want to live".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:24 Badass Unscripted – More Output Than Anyone https://badassagile.com/2021/08/05/badass-unscripted-more-output-than-anyone/ Thu, 05 Aug 2021 20:21:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2515 The pride that comes from creating more output = although not necessarily expending more effort - than anyone you know. This comes from working with clients who feel everything they do is a herculean lift, and the mindset shattering that occurs when you show them how easily you can produce 10x what they think is reasonable without blinking an eye. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The pride that comes from creating more output = although not necessarily expending more effort - than anyone you know. This comes from working with clients who feel everything they do is a herculean lift, and the mindset shattering that occurs when yo... The pride that comes from creating more output = although not necessarily expending more effort - than anyone you know. This comes from working with clients who feel everything they do is a herculean lift, and the mindset shattering that occurs when you show them how easily you can produce 10x what they think is reasonable without blinking an eye.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:11 Episode 191 – Principle 1 – Do We Prioritize The Customer? https://badassagile.com/2021/08/03/episode-191-principle-1-do-we-prioritize-the-customer/ Tue, 03 Aug 2021 20:20:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2512 Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. Do we do this? No, we don't. It's one of the biggest problems with Agile. -The key word here is actually 'priority'. When you watch teams at work, you see what their priorities are - metrics, safety, certainly, plan, budget, and speed -"highest" priority means that you can, of course, commit time and energy to the other things, but they're not supposed to take as much time and energy as customer value -Do we make things that customers want and will pay for versus things we have in inventory that we want to sell them? -you can now replace the word 'software' with just about any other word - product, service, even process -early also matters.  too often, sprints are extended to 1-3 months, either explicitly or by 'bundling" things into quarterly releases -continuous is also interesting - we have a lot to learn about 'one and done' software or product drops that easily could be expanded, enhanced or evolved into new products and new opportunities LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. Do we do this? No, we don't. It's one of the biggest problems with Agile. -The key word here is actually 'priority'. Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Do we do this? No, we don't. It's one of the biggest problems with Agile.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -The key word here is actually 'priority'. When you watch teams at work, you see what their priorities are - metrics, safety, certainly, plan, budget, and speed<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -"highest" priority means that you can, of course, commit time and energy to the other things, but they're not supposed to take as much time and energy as customer value<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Do we make things that customers want and will pay for versus things we have in inventory that we want to sell them?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -you can now replace the word 'software' with just about any other word - product, service, even process<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -early also matters.  too often, sprints are extended to 1-3 months, either explicitly or by 'bundling" things into quarterly releases<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -continuous is also interesting - we have a lot to learn about 'one and done' software or product drops that easily could be expanded, enhanced or evolved into new products and new opportunities<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:39 Badass Unscripted – How To Change Culture https://badassagile.com/2021/07/28/badass-unscripted-how-to-change-culture/ Wed, 28 Jul 2021 20:18:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2509 I can change your culture in 5 minutes. It's commitment and consistency that take time. It's overcoming the disbelief and old attitudes. The first thing we do wrong when trying to change culture is to plan it and approve it.  Culture change requires, like good software, continuous delivery of new value.  The most important thing to get right is inspiration. Next, the implementation has to be swift and small BUT it must be driven by passionate, focused individuals. It can't be left to those who are 50% convinced. Small teams driving cultural change will be more comfortable with experimentation and failure. So if their work doesn't catch fire, they are undaunted. What matters is the effort of change. Not a specific output. Spreading change is a difficult and uphill push. It is THE leading cause of agile failure. What is required here is internal certainty and consistency. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I can change your culture in 5 minutes. It's commitment and consistency that take time. It's overcoming the disbelief and old attitudes. The first thing we do wrong when trying to change culture is to plan it and approve it. I can change your culture in 5 minutes. It's commitment and consistency that take time. It's overcoming the disbelief and old attitudes.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The first thing we do wrong when trying to change culture is to plan it and approve it.  Culture change requires, like good software, continuous delivery of new value.  The most important thing to get right is inspiration. Next, the implementation has to be swift and small BUT it must be driven by passionate, focused individuals. It can't be left to those who are 50% convinced.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Small teams driving cultural change will be more comfortable with experimentation and failure. So if their work doesn't catch fire, they are undaunted. What matters is the effort of change. Not a specific output.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Spreading change is a difficult and uphill push. It is THE leading cause of agile failure. What is required here is internal certainty and consistency.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:13 Episode 190 – The Boldest Thing You Can Do https://badassagile.com/2021/07/26/episode-190-the-boldest-thing-you-can-do/ Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:17:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2506 One way to begin to change the arc of your life as a leader is to ask "what is the boldest thing I can do today"? Your day will present you with opportunities and choices. What you choose reflects your attitude toward comfort and risk.  How do you force yourself to take the road less travelled; to do the thing that you most fear, to continuously live in the fear zone?  By asking yourself this simple question first thing in the morning. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. One way to begin to change the arc of your life as a leader is to ask "what is the boldest thing I can do today"? Your day will present you with opportunities and choices. What you choose reflects your attitude toward comfort and risk. One way to begin to change the arc of your life as a leader is to ask "what is the boldest thing I can do today"?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Your day will present you with opportunities and choices. What you choose reflects your attitude toward comfort and risk.  How do you force yourself to take the road less travelled; to do the thing that you most fear, to continuously live in the fear zone?  By asking yourself this simple question first thing in the morning.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:07 Badass Unscripted – Solve Their Biggest Problem https://badassagile.com/2021/07/21/badass-unscripted-solve-their-biggest-problem/ Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:16:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2503 The most profitable and in-demand agile practitioner will be the one who can solve important, complex and valuable problems efficiently and confidently. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The most profitable and in-demand agile practitioner will be the one who can solve important, complex and valuable problems efficiently and confidently. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle. The most profitable and in-demand agile practitioner will be the one who can solve important, complex and valuable problems efficiently and confidently.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:10 Episode 189 – The Best Source of Customer Value https://badassagile.com/2021/07/18/episode-189-the-best-source-of-customer-value/ Sun, 18 Jul 2021 20:14:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2500 The greatest, most revealing question isn't always "what do you need?".  It's just as often, "what isnt working?". Every pain reveals an opportunity. As agilists, we should be experts in resolving blockers.  Finding and fixing pain points is what we do ....or do we? To get good at fixing pain and struggle, identifying it is only the first step.  We also have to make sure that we aggressively ask "what else might work"?  Dogged persistence to be the best problem solvers and MVP'ers in the world looks like "I absolutely will not stop until I find a way to move forward and deliver value NOW. It cannot wait, it cannot be compromised". LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The greatest, most revealing question isn't always "what do you need?".  It's just as often, "what isnt working?". Every pain reveals an opportunity. As agilists, we should be experts in resolving blockers. The greatest, most revealing question isn't always "what do you need?".  It's just as often, "what isnt working?".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Every pain reveals an opportunity. As agilists, we should be experts in resolving blockers.  Finding and fixing pain points is what we do ....or do we?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To get good at fixing pain and struggle, identifying it is only the first step.  We also have to make sure that we aggressively ask "what else might work"?  Dogged persistence to be the best problem solvers and MVP'ers in the world looks like "I absolutely will not stop until I find a way to move forward and deliver value NOW. It cannot wait, it cannot be compromised".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:10 Badass Unscripted – Cameras Off https://badassagile.com/2021/07/14/badass-unscripted-cameras-off/ Wed, 14 Jul 2021 20:11:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2497 I get asked "how can i get teams to turn their cameras on and get engaged?".  Engagement is YOUR job. A great facilitator doesn't need cameras, visuals, or physical presence to make unforgettable impact. Even if there was an advantage to having cameras on, I want you to be the kind of leader and facilitator that can operate in any condition and still grab that audience. Great communications have never been about the how; they're about the 'why?'. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I get asked "how can i get teams to turn their cameras on and get engaged?".  Engagement is YOUR job. A great facilitator doesn't need cameras, visuals, or physical presence to make unforgettable impact. Even if there was an advantage to having cameras... I get asked "how can i get teams to turn their cameras on and get engaged?".  Engagement is YOUR job. A great facilitator doesn't need cameras, visuals, or physical presence to make unforgettable impact. Even if there was an advantage to having cameras on, I want you to be the kind of leader and facilitator that can operate in any condition and still grab that audience. Great communications have never been about the how; they're about the 'why?'.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Episode 187 – Paint With The Big Brushes https://badassagile.com/2021/07/14/episode-187-paint-with-the-big-brushes/ Wed, 14 Jul 2021 20:01:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2488 Creativity requires freedom. The ability to desire and dream with impunity.  That doesn't happen by accident. You have to enable and defend it. Remove the cost of failureStand between your team (and their creativity) and danger (rejection, judgment)Once earned, make sure the brushstrokes are big and colourful, otherwise nothing changesGrowth and development is done in consistent single-digit developments. Innovation is often done in grand moments that emerge from the daily disciplinesDream big. You're going to fail anyway - why fail at something small? ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Creativity requires freedom. The ability to desire and dream with impunity.  That doesn't happen by accident. You have to enable and defend it. Remove the cost of failureStand between your team (and their creativity) and danger (rejection, Creativity requires freedom. The ability to desire and dream with impunity.  That doesn't happen by accident. You have to enable and defend it.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Remove the cost of failureStand between your team (and their creativity) and danger (rejection, judgment)Once earned, make sure the brushstrokes are big and colourful, otherwise nothing changesGrowth and development is done in consistent single-digit developments. Innovation is often done in grand moments that emerge from the daily disciplinesDream big. You're going to fail anyway - why fail at something small?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:17 Episode 188 – Patience and Persistence https://badassagile.com/2021/07/11/episode-188-patience-and-persistence/ Sun, 11 Jul 2021 20:09:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2494 To grow yourself AND your team, develop your patience and persistence. Although the industry would like you to believe that great delivery and performance are days away, the really good stuff takes time. In the beginning, we all have to find our feet.  At the bottom of the hill, everything is a climb.  If you can't push consistently upward, gravity will pull you right back down. A new team might even resist the ascent; scurrying back to their cubicles so they can stay out of sight and privately fall back to the way we've always done things. In the beginning, there is a lot of frustration and impatience when results don't come. Things won't seem to be working, and that will create a feeling of panic and a loss of safety. Despite the marketing materials, this doesn't feel better.  This doesn't feel good.  The tension, doubt, and dissent are palpable. In the beginning, you will deliver less than you are capable of. You will question if you are worthy, you willl question if this is the right path for you. You will question if you are capable. There are two things you need to do at the same time. 1. Be patient 2. Be persistent Your character as a leader, and in fact as a human being are determined by how you handle confusion, disarray and failure to perform - not just in the beginning - but throughout your development and career. PATIENCE: -You need to watch teams go through the motions -You need to let them fail. (Sometimes badly) -You need to protect them from the cost of failure -You need to resist shifting course too early and too often. Don't panic - be comfortable with uncomfortable -You need to be able to get "out of your head" and see progress, however small. PERSISTENCE: -You can never take your foot off the gas -You can never stop learning -You can never turn your back on (give up on) yourself or your team -You need to meet people where they're at and accept what is -You need multiple ways to get the job done -You need to see success as small but consistent effort over time, not a big bang result ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. To grow yourself AND your team, develop your patience and persistence. Although the industry would like you to believe that great delivery and performance are days away, the really good stuff takes time. In the beginning, To grow yourself AND your team, develop your patience and persistence.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Although the industry would like you to believe that great delivery and performance are days away, the really good stuff takes time.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In the beginning, we all have to find our feet.  At the bottom of the hill, everything is a climb.  If you can't push consistently upward, gravity will pull you right back down.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A new team might even resist the ascent; scurrying back to their cubicles so they can stay out of sight and privately fall back to the way we've always done things.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In the beginning, there is a lot of frustration and impatience when results don't come. Things won't seem to be working, and that will create a feeling of panic and a loss of safety. Despite the marketing materials, this doesn't feel better.  This doesn't feel good.  The tension, doubt, and dissent are palpable.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In the beginning, you will deliver less than you are capable of. You will question if you are worthy, you willl question if this is the right path for you. You will question if you are capable.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There are two things you need to do at the same time.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1. Be patient<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 2. Be persistent<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Your character as a leader, and in fact as a human being are determined by how you handle confusion, disarray and failure to perform - not just in the beginning - but throughout your development and career.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> PATIENCE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to watch teams go through the motions<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to let them fail. (Sometimes badly)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to protect them from the cost of failure<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to resist shifting course too early and too often. Don't panic - be comfortable with uncomfortable<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to be able to get "out of your head" and see progress, however small.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> PERSISTENCE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You can never take your foot off the gas<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You can never stop learning<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You can never turn your back on (give up on) yourself or your team<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to meet people where they're at and accept what is<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need multiple ways to get the job done<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -You need to see success as small but consistent effort over time, not a big bang result<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:18 Badass Unscripted – Distractions https://badassagile.com/2021/07/07/badass-unscripted-distractions/ Wed, 07 Jul 2021 20:03:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2491 The biggest disruptor of productivity is distraction. No matter how small, distractions interrupt flow, engagement, and deep work. The biggest offender is usually electronics - smartphones, laptops, wearables - but really, its anywhere you choose to allow your focus to escape to. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The biggest disruptor of productivity is distraction. No matter how small, distractions interrupt flow, engagement, and deep work. The biggest offender is usually electronics - smartphones, laptops, wearables - but really, The biggest disruptor of productivity is distraction. No matter how small, distractions interrupt flow, engagement, and deep work. The biggest offender is usually electronics - smartphones, laptops, wearables - but really, its anywhere you choose to allow your focus to escape to.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:11 Episode 186 – Own Your Time https://badassagile.com/2021/06/28/episode-186-own-your-time/ Mon, 28 Jun 2021 19:58:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2485 We must be careful to ensure that we own our time. We frequently complain that we are 'overloaded' Overwhelm is not something that is done TO YOU. It is something that you accept; or even welcome. The antidote is simple but hard: Say no all day every dayLimit your participation in meetingsDelegate, automate, eliminate, integrateDon't seek perfection or any '100%' measure (always on time, workout 7 days a week, always available)Never book meetings with more than 8 people for more than 20 minutes - anything else excuses "laziness of thought and action" (using time because its there) and invites too many voices - as well as prioritizing consensus.Turn off all notifications that demand your response (messaging apps, emails, calls) LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We must be careful to ensure that we own our time. We frequently complain that we are 'overloaded' Overwhelm is not something that is done TO YOU. It is something that you accept; or even welcome. The antidote is simple but hard: We must be careful to ensure that we own our time.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We frequently complain that we are 'overloaded'<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Overwhelm is not something that is done TO YOU. It is something that you accept; or even welcome.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The antidote is simple but hard:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Say no all day every dayLimit your participation in meetingsDelegate, automate, eliminate, integrateDon't seek perfection or any '100%' measure (always on time, workout 7 days a week, always available)Never book meetings with more than 8 people for more than 20 minutes - anything else excuses "laziness of thought and action" (using time because its there) and invites too many voices - as well as prioritizing consensus.Turn off all notifications that demand your response (messaging apps, emails, calls)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:23 Agile In Toronto At Night – Adam Smith https://badassagile.com/2021/06/22/agile-in-toronto-at-night-adam-smith/ Tue, 22 Jun 2021 19:56:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2482 Most of us (especially in the midst of global stay-at-home orders) experience our favourite brands digitally far more than we do physically. Great creative and experience design is fascinating; especially knowing it can make or break attraction and loyalty. Adam Smith, of Tension (https://wearetension.com) is in the business of partnering with firms along the entire strategy-to-build cycle. His fractional service offering is a great study in democratizing high-end services for all. In this episode Adam shares his story of finding his way to passionate, fulfilling work, how agile and design are related, and why design partnerships are critical to building a brand. You can reach Adam via email at adam@wearetension.com, and find his LinkedIn profile here. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Most of us (especially in the midst of global stay-at-home orders) experience our favourite brands digitally far more than we do physically. Great creative and experience design is fascinating; especially knowing it can make or break attraction and loy... Most of us (especially in the midst of global stay-at-home orders) experience our favourite brands digitally far more than we do physically. Great creative and experience design is fascinating; especially knowing it can make or break attraction and loyalty.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Adam Smith, of Tension (https://wearetension.com) is in the business of partnering with firms along the entire strategy-to-build cycle. His fractional service offering is a great study in democratizing high-end services for all. In this episode Adam shares his story of finding his way to passionate, fulfilling work, how agile and design are related, and why design partnerships are critical to building a brand.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can reach Adam via email at adam@wearetension.com, and find his LinkedIn profile here.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 47:46 Badass Unscripted – Overdeliver https://badassagile.com/2021/06/16/badass-unscripted-overdeliver/ Wed, 16 Jun 2021 19:31:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2479 If you're struggling to get exceptional traction or results with your clients...try this.  Set the bar to "Overdeliver". This means declaring an intention of delivering exceptional, unexpected value.  It means asking for feedback against that intention. "How can I overdeliver with an exceptional (experience today, outcome this week, etc)? And at every opportunity, ask..."did i/we overdeliver this week?"  And if not ask why not. Creating this exception and superior bar of service excellence, and insisting on being measured on it, forces you to work harder toward your goal because you know what people are watching you FOR. What they expect.  And if you're afraid to set the expectation high...don't be. You're going to encounter failure anyway, so why not fail at something huge instead of something small? LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile If you're struggling to get exceptional traction or results with your clients...try this.  Set the bar to "Overdeliver". This means declaring an intention of delivering exceptional, unexpected value.  It means asking for feedback against that intent... If you're struggling to get exceptional traction or results with your clients...try this.  Set the bar to "Overdeliver".<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This means declaring an intention of delivering exceptional, unexpected value.  It means asking for feedback against that intention. "How can I overdeliver with an exceptional (experience today, outcome this week, etc)?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And at every opportunity, ask..."did i/we overdeliver this week?"  And if not ask why not.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Creating this exception and superior bar of service excellence, and insisting on being measured on it, forces you to work harder toward your goal because you know what people are watching you FOR. What they expect.  And if you're afraid to set the expectation high...don't be. You're going to encounter failure anyway, so why not fail at something huge instead of something small?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 185 – The Best Questions https://badassagile.com/2021/06/13/episode-185-the-best-questions/ Sun, 13 Jun 2021 15:33:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2402 Some people want direction.  But for those that don't, leading means helping them get where they want to go.  That starts with great questions. When you lead, you can't often push.  You may know where you want to steer people, or you may want to leave that up to the individual or team.  But part of coaching is bringing your expertise and certainty to the game...so how do you do that? Questions help people uncover where they want to go.  They can also help create rails - freedom with safety. Examples of great questions: -What do you want?-Why do you want that?-What else might get you there?-What are the beliefs you have about....(x)?-When I say....what does that make you think of?-When have you seen this work?  Not work?-What's really happening?-What else do I need to know?-What's most important to you?  Why?-How can we get more of what we want?-What do you need to make that happen? LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Some people want direction.  But for those that don't, leading means helping them get where they want to go.  That starts with great questions. When you lead, you can't often push.  You may know where you want to steer people, Some people want direction.  But for those that don't, leading means helping them get where they want to go.  That starts with great questions.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When you lead, you can't often push.  You may know where you want to steer people, or you may want to leave that up to the individual or team.  But part of coaching is bringing your expertise and certainty to the game...so how do you do that?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Questions help people uncover where they want to go.  They can also help create rails - freedom with safety.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Examples of great questions:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -What do you want?-Why do you want that?-What else might get you there?-What are the beliefs you have about....(x)?-When I say....what does that make you think of?-When have you seen this work?  Not work?-What's really happening?-What else do I need to know?-What's most important to you?  Why?-How can we get more of what we want?-What do you need to make that happen?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:53 Episode 184 – How Much Does Uncertainty Cost You? https://badassagile.com/2021/06/06/episode-184-how-much-does-uncertainty-cost-you/ Sun, 06 Jun 2021 15:36:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2404 Seeking certainty costs you time and money.   Think about how much. This topic isn't new, but it is perhaps the most pervasive cause of failure and disappointment in teams of every kind. It is also the toughest problem to crack. Seeking certainty means placing a higher value on consensus or evidence BEFORE acting - building, releasing, etc. No one is immune to this problem.  It's everywhere We seek to avoid mistakes or conflict, which is impossible. The master skill here is the 'courage to deal with the fallout of wrong or unpopular decisions' Without this courage, two things are taken away from you - speed to market, and the sheen and polish of a decisive leader However, courage is hard to 'get'.  Here are some things that might help give yourself (and others) more courage: -Courage is a muscle.  It doesn't grow without use and challenge.   Crisis.  Pain. -Challenge yourself to lean into your fear zone every day by having difficult conversations and inspiring others to do the same When influencing others to make the leap, it's helpful to: -let them fail sometimes so they can experience the effects-offer to take care of the executive support problem if they feel like they won't have backing-create "what if there was no..." or "what if you had everything you needed..." scenarios-inventory their beliefs about going NOW-always ask what else might work, and 'why not?" LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Seeking certainty costs you time and money.   Think about how much. This topic isn't new, but it is perhaps the most pervasive cause of failure and disappointment in teams of every kind. It is also the toughest problem to crack. Seeking certainty costs you time and money.   Think about how much.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This topic isn't new, but it is perhaps the most pervasive cause of failure and disappointment in teams of every kind.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It is also the toughest problem to crack.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Seeking certainty means placing a higher value on consensus or evidence BEFORE acting - building, releasing, etc.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> No one is immune to this problem.  It's everywhere<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We seek to avoid mistakes or conflict, which is impossible.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The master skill here is the 'courage to deal with the fallout of wrong or unpopular decisions'<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Without this courage, two things are taken away from you - speed to market, and the sheen and polish of a decisive leader<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> However, courage is hard to 'get'.  Here are some things that might help give yourself (and others) more courage:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Courage is a muscle.  It doesn't grow without use and challenge.   Crisis.  Pain.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Challenge yourself to lean into your fear zone every day by having difficult conversations and inspiring others to do the same<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When influencing others to make the leap, it's helpful to:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -let them fail sometimes so they can experience the effects-offer to take care of the executive support problem if they feel like they won't have backing-create "what if there was no..." or "what if you had everything you needed..." scenarios-inventory their beliefs about going NOW-always ask what else might work, and 'why not?"<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:34 Badass Unscripted – Stretch Goals https://badassagile.com/2021/06/03/badass-unscripted-stretch-goals/ Thu, 03 Jun 2021 15:38:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2409 I was recently caught in an online conversation about how its inhumane to give teams stretch goals.We've been fooled into believing that this is how people are getting more and more stressedStretch goals do not mean longer hours or added performance pressure.  It means getting people to find ways to get better.  To produce more with less effort.  To be more effective.  To bring more passion to their work, to take new things and make them habitual so they can focus on the stuff that matters.Here's the deal.  If you don't tear muscle, it doesn't grow.  If you don't challenge the mind, it doesn't expand.  If you don't push your limits, you never get to see what you're made of, and how far you can go.That distaste you feel for being pushed in not injustice, it is fear.So get out there and ask to be pushed.  We already live soft, easy lives, stop asking for a pass on the hard challenges that define a life well lived. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I was recently caught in an online conversation about how its inhumane to give teams stretch goals.We've been fooled into believing that this is how people are getting more and more stressedStretch goals do not mean longer hours or added performance pr... I was recently caught in an online conversation about how its inhumane to give teams stretch goals.We've been fooled into believing that this is how people are getting more and more stressedStretch goals do not mean longer hours or added performance pressure.  It means getting people to find ways to get better.  To produce more with less effort.  To be more effective.  To bring more passion to their work, to take new things and make them habitual so they can focus on the stuff that matters.Here's the deal.  If you don't tear muscle, it doesn't grow.  If you don't challenge the mind, it doesn't expand.  If you don't push your limits, you never get to see what you're made of, and how far you can go.That distaste you feel for being pushed in not injustice, it is fear.So get out there and ask to be pushed.  We already live soft, easy lives, stop asking for a pass on the hard challenges that define a life well lived.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:09 Episode 183 – Creating The Best Companies To Work For https://badassagile.com/2021/05/30/episode-183-creating-the-best-companies-to-work-for/ Sun, 30 May 2021 15:42:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2413 If you want to work for "the best companies to work for" - make it yourself. Great companies must model the ability to venture into the unknown and the uncommon in order to attain and sustain greatness. It is possible whether the organization is large or small, but large organizations carry an additional challenge of overcoming negative will - the tendency to push back against progress to keep the organism safe and comfortable You can still do it...but it requires much more effort and determinationIt requires the ability to fail publiclyIt requires a comfort level with constantly offending and upsetting peopleIt requires a rivalry with the status quoIt requires a trust relationship with the most senior leadership to shine a light on the cause - you must never fight this enemy in darkness In a way, you have to enjoy the punches. You have to remember that the "obstacle is the way"This is the antithesis of the easy and light path. Agreeable, one of the crowd, the grey man. You fight so much that sometimes it feels odd to agree. It is a conscious choice to believe what you believe - the belief system of (not just) a rebel, but a pioneer. To want the best for your client and teams. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. If you want to work for "the best companies to work for" - make it yourself. Great companies must model the ability to venture into the unknown and the uncommon in order to attain and sustain greatness. If you want to work for "the best companies to work for" - make it yourself.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Great companies must model the ability to venture into the unknown and the uncommon in order to attain and sustain greatness.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It is possible whether the organization is large or small, but large organizations carry an additional challenge of overcoming negative will - the tendency to push back against progress to keep the organism safe and comfortable<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can still do it...but it requires much more effort and determinationIt requires the ability to fail publiclyIt requires a comfort level with constantly offending and upsetting peopleIt requires a rivalry with the status quoIt requires a trust relationship with the most senior leadership to shine a light on the cause - you must never fight this enemy in darkness<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In a way, you have to enjoy the punches. You have to remember that the "obstacle is the way"This is the antithesis of the easy and light path. Agreeable, one of the crowd, the grey man. You fight so much that sometimes it feels odd to agree.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It is a conscious choice to believe what you believe - the belief system of (not just) a rebel, but a pioneer. To want the best for your client and teams.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:16 Badass Unscripted – The Truth About Badasses https://badassagile.com/2021/05/27/badass-unscripted-the-truth-about-badasses/ Thu, 27 May 2021 15:46:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2418 We don't like to hear about it, but there's a certain kind of practitioner who is certain and confident in every situation.  Either they know what to do, or they'll figure it out.  They have no natural predators Nobody likes to hear it, but there is such a thing as the person who doesn't need rules, instructions, or best practices.  They don't need permission to do anything.  They can't be bought or sold, or bullied. They have made their peace with their place in the world, their bigness and smallness.  They are prepared to be both right and wrong at once and have no preference for either.  They understand their purpose, how to serve it, what matters and what doesn't.  Because of this, they have a healthy relationship with fear.  They take their energy from it, yet refuse to be limited by it. And because of this, they have unique, unshakeable confidence and certainty.What they do is risky and sometimes dangerous - sometimes damaging, but much less so than the alternative - a life of compromise and bending to the will of others.  To popular opinion, political correctness, the latest fashion or causes. They have a presence, a strength, a charisma that is not the absence of weakness, humanity or authenticity...quite the opposite.  They are a complete blend and balance of the range of human triumph and failure. They speak directly but only when needed.  They prefer acceptance to attachment.They are in complete control of their emotions We don't want to hear about the badass, so we try to discredit their abilities - precisely for the reason why they are so effective - in any given moment, they don't have to try.  But their talents are not innate - They simply fall back on the depth of their training, inner work, courage, and experience. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. We don't like to hear about it, but there's a certain kind of practitioner who is certain and confident in every situation.  Either they know what to do, or they'll figure it out.  They have no natural predators Nobody likes to hear it, We don't like to hear about it, but there's a certain kind of practitioner who is certain and confident in every situation.  Either they know what to do, or they'll figure it out.  They have no natural predators<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Nobody likes to hear it, but there is such a thing as the person who doesn't need rules, instructions, or best practices.  They don't need permission to do anything.  They can't be bought or sold, or bullied.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> They have made their peace with their place in the world, their bigness and smallness.  They are prepared to be both right and wrong at once and have no preference for either.  They understand their purpose, how to serve it, what matters and what doesn't.  Because of this, they have a healthy relationship with fear.  They take their energy from it, yet refuse to be limited by it.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And because of this, they have unique, unshakeable confidence and certainty.What they do is risky and sometimes dangerous - sometimes damaging, but much less so than the alternative - a life of compromise and bending to the will of others.  To popular opinion, political correctness, the latest fashion or causes.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> They have a presence, a strength, a charisma that is not the absence of weakness, humanity or authenticity...quite the opposite.  They are a complete blend and balance of the range of human triumph and failure.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> They speak directly but only when needed.  They prefer acceptance to attachment.They are in complete control of their emotions<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We don't want to hear about the badass, so we try to discredit their abilities - precisely for the reason why they are so effective - in any given moment, they don't have to try.  But their talents are not innate - They simply fall back on the depth of their training, inner work, courage, and experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 EP 182 – What Will You Bring https://badassagile.com/2021/05/23/ep-182-what-will-you-bring/ Sun, 23 May 2021 15:50:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2423 Too many agilists seek out bank jobs and pretend they are going to innovate and advance the craft.  When you go to banks, you ask questions like "what is the salary, comp, vacation: or "what do the opportunities for advancement look like:".  The right question is "what can I innovate, build or change".  That's how you blow the roof off I say often - it's possible people won't get you, and that's ok.  You really want to focus on the places and the people that do.How ever, no matter where you seek work, you have to take the focus off of YOUStop worrying about what you will GET, and instead focus on what you will build.When all you ask is about the benefits that will accrue to you - salary, benefits, perks, vacations, titles, opportunities - you appear self-interested, reward-based and rather insensitive to the needs of your prospective client or employerThis is the best time to look for FIT.  The worst thing you can do is choose a job JUST because they're offering you one.  It helps if you're excited about the thing you can build for them, and they're excited about the prospect of working with you.If you do this, even the most challenging, big-box agile jobs can be fun and offer plenty of challenge and self-development opportunity. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Too many agilists seek out bank jobs and pretend they are going to innovate and advance the craft.  When you go to banks, you ask questions like "what is the salary, comp, vacation: or "what do the opportunities for advancement look like:". Too many agilists seek out bank jobs and pretend they are going to innovate and advance the craft.  When you go to banks, you ask questions like "what is the salary, comp, vacation: or "what do the opportunities for advancement look like:".  The right question is "what can I innovate, build or change".  That's how you blow the roof off<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I say often - it's possible people won't get you, and that's ok.  You really want to focus on the places and the people that do.How ever, no matter where you seek work, you have to take the focus off of YOUStop worrying about what you will GET, and instead focus on what you will build.When all you ask is about the benefits that will accrue to you - salary, benefits, perks, vacations, titles, opportunities - you appear self-interested, reward-based and rather insensitive to the needs of your prospective client or employerThis is the best time to look for FIT.  The worst thing you can do is choose a job JUST because they're offering you one.  It helps if you're excited about the thing you can build for them, and they're excited about the prospect of working with you.If you do this, even the most challenging, big-box agile jobs can be fun and offer plenty of challenge and self-development opportunity.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:00 Badass Unscripted – Measuring The Wrong Things https://badassagile.com/2021/05/19/badass-unscripted-measuring-the-wrong-things/ Wed, 19 May 2021 15:51:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2426 When you measure the wrong things, you get the wrong results.  What you incentivize has deep impact on behaviour.  Can you help your organization realize that shaving the bottom line can kill the top line?LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. When you measure the wrong things, you get the wrong results.  What you incentivize has deep impact on behaviour.  Can you help your organization realize that shaving the bottom line can kill the top line?LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE! When you measure the wrong things, you get the wrong results.  What you incentivize has deep impact on behaviour.  Can you help your organization realize that shaving the bottom line can kill the top line?LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:44 Episode 181 – An All-Too-Common Story Arc https://badassagile.com/2021/05/16/episode-181-an-all-too-common-story-arc/ Sun, 16 May 2021 15:55:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2429 LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ There is a tragic story arc that is becoming more common with Agile teams - start big, get hammered, lose confidence, lower the bar. You can imagine why this would be a problem.... We start with grand ambition and vision, which is great.We move into planning and executionSomewhere along the way we lose the plotSometimes we just plain lose focus, we lose courage, we lose ambition, we lose gritShrinking from the big goal won't do you any goodIt's ok to underdeliver for the first bit. To go smaller as you find your feet, but NEVER give up on your potential to dream and do BIGStay inspired - motivate yourselves and your team to keep growing every day, every sprintDon't forget to reward failures - not just successes. ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ There is a tragic story arc that is becoming more common with Agile teams - start big, get hammered, lose confidence, lower the bar. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There is a tragic story arc that is becoming more common with Agile teams - start big, get hammered, lose confidence, lower the bar. You can imagine why this would be a problem....<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We start with grand ambition and vision, which is great.We move into planning and executionSomewhere along the way we lose the plotSometimes we just plain lose focus, we lose courage, we lose ambition, we lose gritShrinking from the big goal won't do you any goodIt's ok to underdeliver for the first bit. To go smaller as you find your feet, but NEVER give up on your potential to dream and do BIGStay inspired - motivate yourselves and your team to keep growing every day, every sprintDon't forget to reward failures - not just successes.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:21 Badass Unscripted – Handling Your Inner Critic https://badassagile.com/2021/05/12/badass-unscripted-handling-your-inner-critic/ Wed, 12 May 2021 15:56:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2432 It's possible we all will have a lifelong relationship with your inner critic.  It begins with acceptance that its there...something that guides your actions, and possibly limits your greatness.  Oddly, it's supposed to be your friend, protecting you from harm, but it doesn't understand the modern context of danger and risk, so it often overshoots the mark. Once you understand that it exists, you'll want to pay more attention to when it is working without your permission, or impeding your growth.  This takes a little more practice...LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It's possible we all will have a lifelong relationship with your inner critic.  It begins with acceptance that its there...something that guides your actions, and possibly limits your greatness.  Oddly, it's supposed to be your friend, It's possible we all will have a lifelong relationship with your inner critic.  It begins with acceptance that its there...something that guides your actions, and possibly limits your greatness.  Oddly, it's supposed to be your friend, protecting you from harm, but it doesn't understand the modern context of danger and risk, so it often overshoots the mark.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Once you understand that it exists, you'll want to pay more attention to when it is working without your permission, or impeding your growth.  This takes a little more practice...LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:21 Episode 180 – Failure of Courage In Action https://badassagile.com/2021/05/09/episode-180-failure-of-courage-in-action/ Sun, 09 May 2021 15:59:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2435 LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ All agile failure is a failure of courage in action we're reporting back that there is an increasing rate of failure in terms of transformation and investment.the problem is not your grasp of agile, nor your tools, nor your teamswe need to demonstrate courage in conversations, being direct, saying what's real, and what needs to be saidMake strong, bold and fast decisions frequentlySet bold ambitious targets regularlyGet comfortable with the stretchAsk hard questions.  Look for feedback that could be unpleasant or unfavourable, no matter how much it scratches the ego ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/ All agile failure is a failure of courage in action we're reporting back that there is an increasing rate of failure in terms of transformation and in... LISTEN TO THE BADASS AGILE PODCAST ON SHUFFLE!  - Get it here for iOS - https://getshuffle.app/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> All agile failure is a failure of courage in action<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> we're reporting back that there is an increasing rate of failure in terms of transformation and investment.the problem is not your grasp of agile, nor your tools, nor your teamswe need to demonstrate courage in conversations, being direct, saying what's real, and what needs to be saidMake strong, bold and fast decisions frequentlySet bold ambitious targets regularlyGet comfortable with the stretchAsk hard questions.  Look for feedback that could be unpleasant or unfavourable, no matter how much it scratches the ego<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:34 Badass Unscripted – It’s Still About Profit And Speed https://badassagile.com/2021/05/06/badass-unscripted-its-still-about-profit-and-speed/ Thu, 06 May 2021 16:01:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2439 Ultimately, if Agile doesn't make for happier customers, profits won't flow; and history shows that rapid and certain decline will follow as the industry looks for something new to solve the problem. Does that mean Agile is flawed?  Not at all...but it's up to us as practitioners to make sure that we're solving the problems that matter.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Ultimately, if Agile doesn't make for happier customers, profits won't flow; and history shows that rapid and certain decline will follow as the industry looks for something new to solve the problem. Does that mean Agile is flawed?  Not at all... Ultimately, if Agile doesn't make for happier customers, profits won't flow; and history shows that rapid and certain decline will follow as the industry looks for something new to solve the problem.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Does that mean Agile is flawed?  Not at all...but it's up to us as practitioners to make sure that we're solving the problems that matter.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/c/BadassAgile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:09 Episode 179 – Find Passion, Push Harder https://badassagile.com/2021/05/03/episode-179-find-passion-push-harder/ Mon, 03 May 2021 16:03:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2442 High Performing teams are not a secret, but we often fail to observe and apply the right principlesMaking people flow with productivity is easy to say, easy to teach, but hard to doWE fail to connect with the individual values; without this, team dynamics and agile processes won't helpChampionship teams have the right individuals with the right reasons, motivations, training and mindsetIn big-box agile, you get what you get, which can be the single most important blocker to high performanceWhen you connect with people's passions you can get them to push harder and stretch.This can seem taboo - but its only when we push people on things that they don't care about, that we stress and burn them out.When there's no payoff, there's no performancePerformance doesn't always mean more hours in a day. It's about the energy and passion you bring to your workAsk questions to help create connections with people and THEIR passions ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. High Performing teams are not a secret, but we often fail to observe and apply the right principlesMaking people flow with productivity is easy to say, easy to teach, but hard to doWE fail to connect with the individual values; without this, High Performing teams are not a secret, but we often fail to observe and apply the right principlesMaking people flow with productivity is easy to say, easy to teach, but hard to doWE fail to connect with the individual values; without this, team dynamics and agile processes won't helpChampionship teams have the right individuals with the right reasons, motivations, training and mindsetIn big-box agile, you get what you get, which can be the single most important blocker to high performanceWhen you connect with people's passions you can get them to push harder and stretch.This can seem taboo - but its only when we push people on things that they don't care about, that we stress and burn them out.When there's no payoff, there's no performancePerformance doesn't always mean more hours in a day. It's about the energy and passion you bring to your workAsk questions to help create connections with people and THEIR passions<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:46 Badass Unscripted – Run From Popular Opinion https://badassagile.com/2021/04/28/badass-unscripted-run-from-popular-opinion/ Wed, 28 Apr 2021 16:05:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2446 Books, social media, courses, video, blogs - there is so much content to help you grow, but how much of it is useful? When something becomes so widespread that it feels like everyone is talking about it, its time to walk away. ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Books, social media, courses, video, blogs - there is so much content to help you grow, but how much of it is useful? When something becomes so widespread that it feels like everyone is talking about it, its time to walk away. Books, social media, courses, video, blogs - there is so much content to help you grow, but how much of it is useful? When something becomes so widespread that it feels like everyone is talking about it, its time to walk away.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:07 Episode 178 – Balanced Leadership https://badassagile.com/2021/04/25/episode-178-balanced-leadership/ Sun, 25 Apr 2021 16:07:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2449 Great leadership has no recipe no script no singular definition. Leadership must be balanced - a dynamic position between two opposite poles that can only be perfected in the moment as its being experienced.No book, no video, and no meme can provide the experience that is required to find the proper balance and fit, and to absorb the wisdom required to advance your practice.This is true when balancing strength and yielding, confidence and vulnerability, certainty and uncertainty, risk and safety.All qualities that define the leader must be balanced in this wayEach team, each company, each situation and each leader is completely different.The correct application can only be learned through experiencing, failing, observing and reflecting ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Follow The LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Great leadership has no recipe no script no singular definition. Leadership must be balanced - a dynamic position between two opposite poles that can only be perfected in the moment as its being experienced.No book, no video, Great leadership has no recipe no script no singular definition.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Leadership must be balanced - a dynamic position between two opposite poles that can only be perfected in the moment as its being experienced.No book, no video, and no meme can provide the experience that is required to find the proper balance and fit, and to absorb the wisdom required to advance your practice.This is true when balancing strength and yielding, confidence and vulnerability, certainty and uncertainty, risk and safety.All qualities that define the leader must be balanced in this wayEach team, each company, each situation and each leader is completely different.The correct application can only be learned through experiencing, failing, observing and reflecting<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow The LinkedIn Page:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube! Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:15 Episode 177 – 5 Ways To Think Bigger https://badassagile.com/2021/04/18/episode-177-5-ways-to-think-bigger/ Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:09:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2453 Do more for your clients, teams and customers.  We're used to thinking of incremental improvement as 1-2% improvement or delivery over time...but when it comes to innovation, you need to have ideas that are way bigger than that.  Multiply your ambition. Don't think 10% less waste reduction...think 80%5 New Products this year instead of 1Don't just fix a problem for your team, fix it for the whole firm.  Fix the impossible - do things that have never been done before.Eliminate all meetingsDon't create processes to improve performance, create a whole performance cultureAbolish all reports.  Show done work insteadIncrease new skill learning by 500% ***AGILE MASTERY SERIES*** Starting April 2021, you can be part of a weekly continuous learning tribe that goes way beyond traditional Agile/Scrum learning experiences.  Get access to the competitive skills and the latest industry trends EVERY WEEK on Thursday at noon EST!  Learning is crucial to your ability to lead and thrive - but you can't go it alone.  You need a team. Best part - you can subscribe monthly and have access to ALL of the previous session recordings for as long as you are a member. Click here to browse the catalog and learn more!***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Do more for your clients, teams and customers.  We're used to thinking of incremental improvement as 1-2% improvement or delivery over time...but when it comes to innovation, you need to have ideas that are way bigger than that. Do more for your clients, teams and customers.  We're used to thinking of incremental improvement as 1-2% improvement or delivery over time...but when it comes to innovation, you need to have ideas that are way bigger than that.  Multiply your ambition.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't think 10% less waste reduction...think 80%5 New Products this year instead of 1Don't just fix a problem for your team, fix it for the whole firm.  Fix the impossible - do things that have never been done before.Eliminate all meetingsDon't create processes to improve performance, create a whole performance cultureAbolish all reports.  Show done work insteadIncrease new skill learning by 500%<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***AGILE MASTERY SERIES***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Starting April 2021, you can be part of a weekly continuous learning tribe that goes way beyond traditional Agile/Scrum learning experiences.  Get access to the competitive skills and the latest industry trends EVERY WEEK on Thursday at noon EST!  Learning is crucial to your ability to lead and thrive - but you can't go it alone.  You need a team.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Best part - you can subscribe monthly and have access to ALL of the previous session recordings for as long as you are a member.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Click here to browse the catalog and learn more!***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:37 Episode 176 – How To Have Strong Ideas https://badassagile.com/2021/04/14/episode-176-how-to-have-strong-ideas/ Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:11:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2456 The next turn of business requires bold thinking and decisive action.  How can you have strong ideas? -Don't wait for perfect ideas -Don't worry about having - or conform to - popular ideas -Don't ask for permission for your ideas -Don't hedge your ideas with the word 'maybe' -Don't have expensive ideas - make 'em cheap and easy to break -Don't lean on or imitate other people's ideas ***AGILE MASTERY SERIES*** Starting April 2021, you can be part of a weekly continuous learning tribe that goes way beyond traditional Agile/Scrum learning experiences.  Get access to the competitive skills and the latest industry trends EVERY WEEK on Thursday at noon EST!  Learning is crucial to your ability to lead and thrive - but you can't go it alone.  You need a team. Best part - you can subscribe monthly and have access to ALL of the previous session recordings for as long as you are a member. Click here to browse the catalog and learn more!***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The next turn of business requires bold thinking and decisive action.  How can you have strong ideas? -Don't wait for perfect ideas -Don't worry about having - or conform to - popular ideas -Don't ask for permission for your ideas The next turn of business requires bold thinking and decisive action.  How can you have strong ideas?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't wait for perfect ideas<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't worry about having - or conform to - popular ideas<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't ask for permission for your ideas<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't hedge your ideas with the word 'maybe'<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't have expensive ideas - make 'em cheap and easy to break<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Don't lean on or imitate other people's ideas<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***AGILE MASTERY SERIES***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Starting April 2021, you can be part of a weekly continuous learning tribe that goes way beyond traditional Agile/Scrum learning experiences.  Get access to the competitive skills and the latest industry trends EVERY WEEK on Thursday at noon EST!  Learning is crucial to your ability to lead and thrive - but you can't go it alone.  You need a team.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Best part - you can subscribe monthly and have access to ALL of the previous session recordings for as long as you are a member.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Click here to browse the catalog and learn more!***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:39 Episode 175 – Outgrow https://badassagile.com/2021/04/05/episode-175-outgrow/ Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:13:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2459 Employee Thinking - allowing others (or the firm and its rules) to limit how far you can expand, what you can achieve, who you can talk to, what you can say, how fast you move, and what you do.  Permission-based thinking. If you don't have autonomy - the freedom to make decisions related to your job, including growth and passion - you're not going to enjoy your job very muchYou can't let clients or employers version of reality permeate yoursHeroes - people who stretch beyond the usual, the expected - all bets about what you're "allowed to do or be" are offA badass leader does not let others define themThe belief that you have to walk the line or be fired is exactly that - a belief.  You can choose it, or not.The only person interested in your expansion is YOUWhen you hear the word "can't" (above the age of 13 anyway) you need to run in the opposite directIf you allow others to control and direct you, you cannot fully lead teamsYour duty is to fulfil the promise of agility - to break through tradition and old ways of working, eliminate waste, enable peopleAs always, balance is key.  Courage and sovereignty is tempered by humility and service ***New Courses up for April***Sharpen your game with the Badass Agile crew.  This month is about confidence, certainty, autonomy and asking for help.NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS so you never miss a seminar!https://bit.ly/3cuZYNv ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Employee Thinking - allowing others (or the firm and its rules) to limit how far you can expand, what you can achieve, who you can talk to, what you can say, how fast you move, and what you do.  Permission-based thinking. Employee Thinking - allowing others (or the firm and its rules) to limit how far you can expand, what you can achieve, who you can talk to, what you can say, how fast you move, and what you do.  Permission-based thinking.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you don't have autonomy - the freedom to make decisions related to your job, including growth and passion - you're not going to enjoy your job very muchYou can't let clients or employers version of reality permeate yoursHeroes - people who stretch beyond the usual, the expected - all bets about what you're "allowed to do or be" are offA badass leader does not let others define themThe belief that you have to walk the line or be fired is exactly that - a belief.  You can choose it, or not.The only person interested in your expansion is YOUWhen you hear the word "can't" (above the age of 13 anyway) you need to run in the opposite directIf you allow others to control and direct you, you cannot fully lead teamsYour duty is to fulfil the promise of agility - to break through tradition and old ways of working, eliminate waste, enable peopleAs always, balance is key.  Courage and sovereignty is tempered by humility and service<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***New Courses up for April***Sharpen your game with the Badass Agile crew.  This month is about confidence, certainty, autonomy and asking for help.NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS so you never miss a seminar!https://bit.ly/3cuZYNv<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:39 Badass Unscripted – Choose Scary https://badassagile.com/2021/03/31/badass-unscripted-choose-scary/ Wed, 31 Mar 2021 14:49:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2377 Make a choice to be Comfortable with the Uncomfortable Fear impacts decisions, and decisions dictate resultsIts a huge mistake to avoid scary in order to feel safeNothing happens until you choose the uncomfortableSo ask tough questionsSay controversial thingsRepeat until comfortableThen...stretch into the uncomfortable againI know I'm speaking to certain people...the 1% who are ready to explore, to push, to challenge...that's exactly who you need to be to make impact ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Make a choice to be Comfortable with the Uncomfortable Fear impacts decisions, and decisions dictate resultsIts a huge mistake to avoid scary in order to feel safeNothing happens until you choose the uncomfortableSo ask tough questionsSay controvers... Make a choice to be Comfortable with the Uncomfortable<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Fear impacts decisions, and decisions dictate resultsIts a huge mistake to avoid scary in order to feel safeNothing happens until you choose the uncomfortableSo ask tough questionsSay controversial thingsRepeat until comfortableThen...stretch into the uncomfortable againI know I'm speaking to certain people...the 1% who are ready to explore, to push, to challenge...that's exactly who you need to be to make impact<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:44 Episode 174 – Monitor Your Inputs https://badassagile.com/2021/03/28/episode-174-monitor-your-inputs/ Sun, 28 Mar 2021 14:47:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2374 The quality of your leadership, your ability to inspire others and your ability to make decisions is based entirely on what you let inside your head - your social circle, social media, the people you take counsel from, the books you read, your environment at work, at home and beyond.Read great books - not just those that agree with you, ,but also those that don't. Read beyond agile books - philosophy, fiction, business books. Use a book summarization service to save time and find things that speak to your interestsMare sure you're not watching limited thinking or 'echo chamber' ideas on social media - linkedin, instagram, youtube, etcRemember that what you see in the social space is middle-of-the-road 'agreeable agile'.Question everything.- make sure what you consume is not 'permission-based' or 'certainty-based' thinking, because it won't expand or amplify your careerThink more boldly - don't worry about people-pleasing or staying on the party lineWatch who surrounds you at work - very negative people who are not growing, sharing their art, and expanding current thinking - because they will limit your reach in order to make themselves feel safer.Be change. Don't be intimidated by change. Don't let people keep you from making better, more expansive choices. "You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with" - Jim RohnYou will eventually have to go in uncomfortable and opposing ?". "Are these behaviours likely to make change, and take me where I want to go?". "Are these people where I want to be?" Are they making change the way I want to make change?" ***JOIN THE FORGE***New cohort starts April 2021!!   Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Follow on CLUBHOUSE: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The quality of your leadership, your ability to inspire others and your ability to make decisions is based entirely on what you let inside your head - your social circle, social media, the people you take counsel from, the books you read, The quality of your leadership, your ability to inspire others and your ability to make decisions is based entirely on what you let inside your head - your social circle, social media, the people you take counsel from, the books you read, your environment at work, at home and beyond.Read great books - not just those that agree with you, ,but also those that don't. Read beyond agile books - philosophy, fiction, business books. Use a book summarization service to save time and find things that speak to your interestsMare sure you're not watching limited thinking or 'echo chamber' ideas on social media - linkedin, instagram, youtube, etcRemember that what you see in the social space is middle-of-the-road 'agreeable agile'.Question everything.- make sure what you consume is not 'permission-based' or 'certainty-based' thinking, because it won't expand or amplify your careerThink more boldly - don't worry about people-pleasing or staying on the party lineWatch who surrounds you at work - very negative people who are not growing, sharing their art, and expanding current thinking - because they will limit your reach in order to make themselves feel safer.Be change. Don't be intimidated by change. Don't let people keep you from making better, more expansive choices. "You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with" - Jim RohnYou will eventually have to go in uncomfortable and opposing ?". "Are these behaviours likely to make change, and take me where I want to go?". "Are these people where I want to be?" Are they making change the way I want to make change?"<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***New cohort starts April 2021!!   Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow on CLUBHOUSE:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 14:54 Badass Unscripted – Speaking To Your Fears https://badassagile.com/2021/03/24/badass-unscripted-speaking-to-your-fears/ Wed, 24 Mar 2021 14:45:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2371 ***JOIN THE FORGE***STARTING APRIL 1 2021 - The next Cohort of the Forge begins!  Sign up for an info session by clicking here:https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***JOIN THE FORGE***STARTING APRIL 1 2021 - The next Cohort of the Forge begins!  Sign up for an info session by clicking here:https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile ***JOIN THE FORGE***STARTING APRIL 1 2021 - The next Cohort of the Forge begins!  Sign up for an info session by clicking here:https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:12 Episode 173 – No Quick Fixes https://badassagile.com/2021/03/22/episode-173-no-quick-fixes/ Mon, 22 Mar 2021 14:42:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2369 Too often, we're looking for the easy answer; the quick fix. There's no single thing you can do or say to make a team more successful.  No two teams are alike.  To build trust, energy, efficiency and flow, you're going to have to earn it the hard way - by doing, failing, learning and repeating.  There's no single book you can read, podcast you can listen to or video you can watch to 'do it right'.  You find the truth by doing. ***JOIN THE FORGE***STARTING APRIL 1 2021 - The next Cohort of the Forge begins!  Sign up for an info session by clicking here:https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Too often, we're looking for the easy answer; the quick fix. There's no single thing you can do or say to make a team more successful.  No two teams are alike.  To build trust, energy, efficiency and flow, Too often, we're looking for the easy answer; the quick fix.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There's no single thing you can do or say to make a team more successful.  No two teams are alike.  To build trust, energy, efficiency and flow, you're going to have to earn it the hard way - by doing, failing, learning and repeating.  There's no single book you can read, podcast you can listen to or video you can watch to 'do it right'.  You find the truth by doing.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***STARTING APRIL 1 2021 - The next Cohort of the Forge begins!  Sign up for an info session by clicking here:https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:34 Special Episode – The Future of The Scrum Master with Vasco Duarte https://badassagile.com/2021/03/15/special-episode-the-future-of-the-scrum-master-with-vasco-duarte/ Mon, 15 Mar 2021 23:56:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2359 Always a great conversation with Vasco Duarte!  This time we discussed:-his new Scrum Master Summit - happening in may (don't miss it!!!) - www.scrummastersummit.org-why Scrum Masters feel 'ashamed' of the Scrum Master role-how Scrum Masters are essential in helping teams take ownership and delivering value-what interviewers/companies should look for in a potential Scrum Master-the most important skills a Scrum Master must develop in order to 'train up' for the CEO role-why learning Scrum is NOT the most important thing!You can check out Vasco at https://scrum-master-toolbox.org/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Always a great conversation with Vasco Duarte!  This time we discussed:-his new Scrum Master Summit - happening in may (don't miss it!!!) - www.scrummastersummit.org-why Scrum Masters feel 'ashamed' of the Scrum Master role-how Scrum Masters are essent... Always a great conversation with Vasco Duarte!  This time we discussed:-his new Scrum Master Summit - happening in may (don't miss it!!!) - www.scrummastersummit.org-why Scrum Masters feel 'ashamed' of the Scrum Master role-how Scrum Masters are essential in helping teams take ownership and delivering value-what interviewers/companies should look for in a potential Scrum Master-the most important skills a Scrum Master must develop in order to 'train up' for the CEO role-why learning Scrum is NOT the most important thing!You can check out Vasco at https://scrum-master-toolbox.org/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> GET US ON CLUBHOUSE!!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/badass-agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 41:04 Badass Conversations – Johanna Rothman – Author, Speaker and Consultant https://badassagile.com/2021/03/11/badass-conversations-johanna-rothman-author-speaker-and-consultant/ Thu, 11 Mar 2021 23:53:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2356 My special guest this week is Johanna Rothman, renowned author, speaker and consultant.  In this episode, we discuss her most recent release - "Modern Management Made Easy" includes three volumes - Practical Ways to Manage Yourself, Practical Ways to Lead and Serve Others, and Practical Ways to Lead an Innovative Organization.  You can find Johanna online at https://www.jrothman.com/ ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Join the Badass Agile Club on Clubhouse!!! and Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. My special guest this week is Johanna Rothman, renowned author, speaker and consultant.  In this episode, we discuss her most recent release - "Modern Management Made Easy" includes three volumes - Practical Ways to Manage Yourself, My special guest this week is Johanna Rothman, renowned author, speaker and consultant.  In this episode, we discuss her most recent release - "Modern Management Made Easy" includes three volumes - Practical Ways to Manage Yourself, Practical Ways to Lead and Serve Others, and Practical Ways to Lead an Innovative Organization.  You can find Johanna online at https://www.jrothman.com/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Join the Badass Agile Club on Clubhouse!!!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> and<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 42:41 Badass Unscripted – Positivity https://badassagile.com/2021/03/03/badass-unscripted-positivity/ Wed, 03 Mar 2021 23:50:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2353 ***THE FORGE SPRING COHORT NOW OPEN***Sign up for an upcoming info session about the Spring Cohort Starting April 1. Click HERE For an upcoming info session or to sign up for The Forge today! ****** Follow me on Clubhouse - @fusechamber (or search "Badass Agile") Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***THE FORGE SPRING COHORT NOW OPEN***Sign up for an upcoming info session about the Spring Cohort Starting April 1. Click HERE For an upcoming info session or to sign up for The Forge today! ****** ***THE FORGE SPRING COHORT NOW OPEN***Sign up for an upcoming info session about the Spring Cohort Starting April 1.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Click HERE For an upcoming info session or to sign up for The Forge today!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Follow me on Clubhouse - @fusechamber (or search "Badass Agile")<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:15 Episode 172 – Commitment Culture https://badassagile.com/2021/03/01/episode-172-commitment-culture/ Mon, 01 Mar 2021 23:47:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2350 ***THE FORGE SPRING COHORT NOW OPEN***Sign up for an upcoming info session about the Spring Cohort Starting April 1. Click HERE For an upcoming info session or to sign up for The Forge today! ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***THE FORGE SPRING COHORT NOW OPEN***Sign up for an upcoming info session about the Spring Cohort Starting April 1. Click HERE For an upcoming info session or to sign up for The Forge today! ****** ***THE FORGE SPRING COHORT NOW OPEN***Sign up for an upcoming info session about the Spring Cohort Starting April 1.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Click HERE For an upcoming info session or to sign up for The Forge today!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:39 Badass Unscripted – The Unscripted Life https://badassagile.com/2021/02/24/badass-unscripted-the-unscripted-life/ Wed, 24 Feb 2021 23:44:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2347 ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 171 – Self Study https://badassagile.com/2021/02/21/episode-171-self-study/ Sun, 21 Feb 2021 23:40:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2344 I love that people are reading - and this is a big plus of social media - its easy to share and get great recommendations.   I believe we should do a little more and set aside time to study the best source of insight about ourselves - OURSELVES.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Find me on Clubhouse every day for scheduled and impromptu sessions and lounges!  Im @fusechamber, or just search for "Badass Agile".Monday 8AM EST - Agile Zen-doTuesday 3PM EST - THE BADASS AGILE FORGE Walk and TalkWednesday 8AM EST - Agile Zen-doThursday 3PM EST - THE BADASS AGILE FORGE - Iron Sharpens IronThursday 445PM EST - Badass Podcasting ***** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I love that people are reading - and this is a big plus of social media - its easy to share and get great recommendations.   I believe we should do a little more and set aside time to study the best source of insight about ourselves - OURSELVES. I love that people are reading - and this is a big plus of social media - its easy to share and get great recommendations.   I believe we should do a little more and set aside time to study the best source of insight about ourselves - OURSELVES.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Find me on Clubhouse every day for scheduled and impromptu sessions and lounges!  Im @fusechamber, or just search for "Badass Agile".Monday 8AM EST - Agile Zen-doTuesday 3PM EST - THE BADASS AGILE FORGE Walk and TalkWednesday 8AM EST - Agile Zen-doThursday 3PM EST - THE BADASS AGILE FORGE - Iron Sharpens IronThursday 445PM EST - Badass Podcasting<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> *****<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:21 Episode 170 – Serve Change, or Clients? https://badassagile.com/2021/02/15/episode-170-serve-change-or-clients/ Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:49:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2310 Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:12 Episode 169 – Your Old Backlog https://badassagile.com/2021/02/07/episode-169-your-old-backlog/ Sun, 07 Feb 2021 16:48:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2307 ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:18 Episode 168 – The 13 Qualities Of A Badass Leader (Revisited) https://badassagile.com/2021/01/31/episode-168-the-13-qualities-of-a-badass-leader-revisited/ Sun, 31 Jan 2021 16:46:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2304 Reaching back to March of 2017, let's review some of the essential qualities of a badass leader; why they're important, and how to get them.A badass: Has a Compelling Picture of The Future - know what they want. know what they stand for (AGILE)Doesn't care what others thinkDoesn’t care about positional authorityWon’t rest until they’re the best (AGILE)Is always In complete control of their states - emotional, physical, mental  Everything they do and say oozes badass.  And they don’t even have to try.Is Already good enough - never seeking approval of others, attention (AGILE)Is Unafraid to fail and be wrong, learn by experimentation, completely accountable for their mistakesAlways goes first (AGILE)Never QuitsValues their time as a precious commodity (AGILE)Doesn’t value certainty or safety, so they break rules repeatedly.   They live and learn best at the edge of their fears. (AGILE)Maintains humour and levityNever Apologizes for Who they Are ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Reaching back to March of 2017, let's review some of the essential qualities of a badass leader; why they're important, and how to get them.A badass: Has a Compelling Picture of The Future - know what they want. Reaching back to March of 2017, let's review some of the essential qualities of a badass leader; why they're important, and how to get them.A badass:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Has a Compelling Picture of The Future - know what they want. know what they stand for (AGILE)Doesn't care what others thinkDoesn’t care about positional authorityWon’t rest until they’re the best (AGILE)Is always In complete control of their states - emotional, physical, mental  Everything they do and say oozes badass.  And they don’t even have to try.Is Already good enough - never seeking approval of others, attention (AGILE)Is Unafraid to fail and be wrong, learn by experimentation, completely accountable for their mistakesAlways goes first (AGILE)Never QuitsValues their time as a precious commodity (AGILE)Doesn’t value certainty or safety, so they break rules repeatedly.   They live and learn best at the edge of their fears. (AGILE)Maintains humour and levityNever Apologizes for Who they Are<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 19:32 Badass Unscripted – Too Smart For Your Own Good https://badassagile.com/2021/01/27/badass-unscripted-too-smart-for-your-own-good/ Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:45:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2301 Could we be too smart for our own good?  Learning should be a lifelong activity, but there are some problems that aren't helped by complexity... ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Could we be too smart for our own good?  Learning should be a lifelong activity, but there are some problems that aren't helped by complexity... ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. Could we be too smart for our own good?  Learning should be a lifelong activity, but there are some problems that aren't helped by complexity...<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Episode 167 – Talking To Big Shots https://badassagile.com/2021/01/24/episode-167-talking-to-big-shots/ Sun, 24 Jan 2021 16:44:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2298 What is it about talking to executives, senior leaders or others with a 'title' that makes us nervous?  Let's unpack how to get your head right before any important conversation or encounter. ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. What is it about talking to executives, senior leaders or others with a 'title' that makes us nervous?  Let's unpack how to get your head right before any important conversation or encounter. ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our onlin... What is it about talking to executives, senior leaders or others with a 'title' that makes us nervous?  Let's unpack how to get your head right before any important conversation or encounter.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:28 Badass Unscripted – Re-learning https://badassagile.com/2021/01/21/badass-unscripted-re-learning/ Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:42:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2295 Learn to write all over again?  What's that got to do with leading through change?  LIsten, try it out, and see.... ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Learn to write all over again?  What's that got to do with leading through change?  LIsten, try it out, and see.... ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile. Learn to write all over again?  What's that got to do with leading through change?  LIsten, try it out, and see....<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:23 Episode 166 – On Documentation https://badassagile.com/2021/01/17/episode-166-on-documentation/ Sun, 17 Jan 2021 16:40:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2292 Agile is, in many ways about the work NOT done.  That includes documentation that people are unlikely to read because it doesn't inform any particular job function, documenting features that never get shipped or used, and building too much documentation before starting to build and ship.  Often we produce it simply because we believe we're supposed to.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Agile is, in many ways about the work NOT done.  That includes documentation that people are unlikely to read because it doesn't inform any particular job function, documenting features that never get shipped or used, Agile is, in many ways about the work NOT done.  That includes documentation that people are unlikely to read because it doesn't inform any particular job function, documenting features that never get shipped or used, and building too much documentation before starting to build and ship.  Often we produce it simply because we believe we're supposed to.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:39 Episode 165 – The Cause of Obscurity https://badassagile.com/2021/01/10/episode-165-the-cause-of-obscurity/ Sun, 10 Jan 2021 16:04:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2284 I'm an advocate for new voices; unique voices.  It's important to note that while standing still feels good - like we've finally made it, or figured out the big gnarly problem - it is exactly that moment of pause that begins the unravelling of our position at the white hot edge of change.   Make yourself heard, and do it frequently.  Speak even if you're not certain that people will listen or agree.  It is the act of continuously observing, framing, collecting and publishing your take that will keep agile moving forward.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/ ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. I'm an advocate for new voices; unique voices.  It's important to note that while standing still feels good - like we've finally made it, or figured out the big gnarly problem - it is exactly that moment of pause that begins the unravelling of our posi... I'm an advocate for new voices; unique voices.  It's important to note that while standing still feels good - like we've finally made it, or figured out the big gnarly problem - it is exactly that moment of pause that begins the unravelling of our position at the white hot edge of change.   Make yourself heard, and do it frequently.  Speak even if you're not certain that people will listen or agree.  It is the act of continuously observing, framing, collecting and publishing your take that will keep agile moving forward.***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.https://badassagile.com/the-forge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:57 Badass Unscripted – Kicking off 2021 with Momentum https://badassagile.com/2021/01/07/badass-unscripted-kicking-off-2021-with-momentum/ Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:02:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2281 This episode was inspired by a question from Richard in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook.  How do you gain and sustain momentum with your teams at the start of a new year? ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. This episode was inspired by a question from Richard in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook.  How do you gain and sustain momentum with your teams at the start of a new year? ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leader... This episode was inspired by a question from Richard in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook.  How do you gain and sustain momentum with your teams at the start of a new year?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:52 Episode 164 – Finding The Leaks https://badassagile.com/2021/01/04/episode-164-finding-the-leaks/ Mon, 04 Jan 2021 16:00:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2278 When a team has found rhythm and flow, making new gains requires a hard look at where you're leaking effort and energy. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. When a team has found rhythm and flow, making new gains requires a hard look at where you're leaking effort and energy. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience. https://badassagile. When a team has found rhythm and flow, making new gains requires a hard look at where you're leaking effort and energy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info about our online leadership immersion experience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:22 Badass Unscripted – The Turning Of A Year https://badassagile.com/2020/12/31/badass-unscripted-the-turning-of-a-year/ Thu, 31 Dec 2020 15:59:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2275 Although this has been a year of great uncertainty and turmoil, there has also been massive opportunity to re-write the scripts we ride on.   Take time to inventory your accomplishments for the year, and set your sights on the growth and opportunities ahead of us in 2021. A sincere thank you for listening and supporting this show and everything we do.  Happy New Year! ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Stay connected to our online leadership immersion experience - find out what we're up to and grab the latest learning and tips!  Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Although this has been a year of great uncertainty and turmoil, there has also been massive opportunity to re-write the scripts we ride on.   Take time to inventory your accomplishments for the year, and set your sights on the growth and opportunities ... Although this has been a year of great uncertainty and turmoil, there has also been massive opportunity to re-write the scripts we ride on.   Take time to inventory your accomplishments for the year, and set your sights on the growth and opportunities ahead of us in 2021.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A sincere thank you for listening and supporting this show and everything we do.  Happy New Year!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Stay connected to our online leadership immersion experience - find out what we're up to and grab the latest learning and tips!  Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:21 Episode 163 – Is Creativity a Prerequisite to Agility https://badassagile.com/2020/12/29/episode-163-is-creativity-a-prerequisite-to-agility/ Tue, 29 Dec 2020 15:57:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2272 When our discussion of Agile is limited to software development, we tend to think of only the software development part as being even partly creative.  But could creativity be a prerequisite to doing Agile well? For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. When our discussion of Agile is limited to software development, we tend to think of only the software development part as being even partly creative.  But could creativity be a prerequisite to doing Agile well? For the month of December, When our discussion of Agile is limited to software development, we tend to think of only the software development part as being even partly creative.  But could creativity be a prerequisite to doing Agile well?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:54 Special Episode – Vasco Duarte, Ryan Ripley, and Chris Williams https://badassagile.com/2020/12/25/special-episode-vasco-duarte-ryan-ripley-and-chris-williams/ Fri, 25 Dec 2020 15:56:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2269 For the holidays, three veteran podcasters came together to talk about the state of agile, and where to focus on the road ahead!  Thanks to Ryan Ripley, host of "Agile For Humans" and co-author of "Fixing Your Scrum", Vasco Duarte of the Scrum Master Toolbox podcast and author of "No Estimates", and Laurens Bonnema for bringing us all together! Ryan Ripley at Agile For Humans (www.agileforhumans.com): Vasco Duarte at Scrum Master Toolbox - (https://scrum-master-toolbox.org): My most sincere thanks to these gentlemen for bringing their world-famous insights to the Badass Agile podcast.  Much thanks and respect for all you do. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. For the holidays, three veteran podcasters came together to talk about the state of agile, and where to focus on the road ahead!  Thanks to Ryan Ripley, host of "Agile For Humans" and co-author of "Fixing Your Scrum", For the holidays, three veteran podcasters came together to talk about the state of agile, and where to focus on the road ahead!  Thanks to Ryan Ripley, host of "Agile For Humans" and co-author of "Fixing Your Scrum", Vasco Duarte of the Scrum Master Toolbox podcast and author of "No Estimates", and Laurens Bonnema for bringing us all together!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Ryan Ripley at Agile For Humans (www.agileforhumans.com):<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Vasco Duarte at Scrum Master Toolbox - (https://scrum-master-toolbox.org):<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> My most sincere thanks to these gentlemen for bringing their world-famous insights to the Badass Agile podcast.  Much thanks and respect for all you do.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 51:52 Badass Unscripted – Learn From Agile https://badassagile.com/2020/12/23/badass-unscripted-learn-from-agile/ Wed, 23 Dec 2020 15:53:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2265 Think about how we expect our teams to fail, observe, learn and improve, yet we fail to have the same patience (or to coach leaders, teams and customer organizations) to do the same.... ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Sign up to learn more about our leadership immersion experience here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Think about how we expect our teams to fail, observe, learn and improve, yet we fail to have the same patience (or to coach leaders, teams and customer organizations) to do the same.... ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Think about how we expect our teams to fail, observe, learn and improve, yet we fail to have the same patience (or to coach leaders, teams and customer organizations) to do the same....<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up to learn more about our leadership immersion experience here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:34 Episode 162 – Agile Means Freedom https://badassagile.com/2020/12/20/episode-162-agile-means-freedom/ Sun, 20 Dec 2020 15:51:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2262 For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, let's talk about the best part of Agile...the FREEDOM it gives you to turn on a time, to let your best ideas come to the fore, and to focus on the creative act of creating awesome stuff for awesome people,. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, let's talk about the best part of Agile...the FREEDOM it gives you to turn on a time, to let your best ideas come to the fore, For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, let's talk about the best part of Agile...the FREEDOM it gives you to turn on a time, to let your best ideas come to the fore, and to focus on the creative act of creating awesome stuff for awesome people,.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:20 Badass Unscripted – Keep Your Works Silent https://badassagile.com/2020/12/17/badass-unscripted-keep-your-works-silent/ Thu, 17 Dec 2020 15:49:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2258 Humility is a big part of leadership and the Badass Agile way (get humble, get flexible).   Particularly when you have accomplished something remarkable...the best thing you can do is keep it a little closer to your chest than normal....all of us have seen someone who blows their own trumpet a little too often...don't be that guy. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Humility is a big part of leadership and the Badass Agile way (get humble, get flexible).   Particularly when you have accomplished something remarkable...the best thing you can do is keep it a little closer to your chest than normal.... Humility is a big part of leadership and the Badass Agile way (get humble, get flexible).   Particularly when you have accomplished something remarkable...the best thing you can do is keep it a little closer to your chest than normal....all of us have seen someone who blows their own trumpet a little too often...don't be that guy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:08 Episode 161 – Living The Values https://badassagile.com/2020/12/14/episode-161-living-the-values/ Mon, 14 Dec 2020 10:13:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2239 For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, let's talk about the supreme importance of clearly stating and living your values. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, let's talk about the supreme importance of clearly stating and living your values. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, let's talk about the supreme importance of clearly stating and living your values.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:12 Badass Unscripted – Letting Yourself Off the Hook https://badassagile.com/2020/12/10/badass-unscripted-letting-yourself-off-the-hook/ Thu, 10 Dec 2020 10:12:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2236 There's a fine line between calibrating, baselining, or adjusting and letting yourself off the hook. When you catch yourself giving yourself a pass, or permission to fall back into excuses, you have a opportunity to challenge your weak spots.  Don't let yourself off the hook too easy...its usually the stuff we don't want to face that creates the greatest opportunity for improvement. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. There's a fine line between calibrating, baselining, or adjusting and letting yourself off the hook. When you catch yourself giving yourself a pass, or permission to fall back into excuses, you have a opportunity to challenge your weak spots. There's a fine line between calibrating, baselining, or adjusting and letting yourself off the hook.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When you catch yourself giving yourself a pass, or permission to fall back into excuses, you have a opportunity to challenge your weak spots.  Don't let yourself off the hook too easy...its usually the stuff we don't want to face that creates the greatest opportunity for improvement.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:27 Episode 160 – Fireside Chat – Nobody Owns Agile https://badassagile.com/2020/12/06/episode-160-fireside-chat-nobody-owns-agile/ Sun, 06 Dec 2020 10:10:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2233 For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, I want to remind you that nobody 'owns' agile ideas...and its way more fun to figure out how to do it right all on your own. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, I want to remind you that nobody 'owns' agile ideas...and its way more fun to figure out how to do it right all on your own. For the month of December, I'll be warming your home and mine by a crackling hot fire, talking about agility.  This week, I want to remind you that nobody 'owns' agile ideas...and its way more fun to figure out how to do it right all on your own.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:08 Badass Unscripted – Add Value https://badassagile.com/2020/12/02/badass-unscripted-add-value/ Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:09:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2230 The point of being Agile is not being Agile.  Don't forget your fundamentals - the simplest way to define great performance is to find a customer need and fill it.  Figure out what they buy and why they buy it, and focus on delivering THAT better than anyone else in your space. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. The point of being Agile is not being Agile.  Don't forget your fundamentals - the simplest way to define great performance is to find a customer need and fill it.  Figure out what they buy and why they buy it, The point of being Agile is not being Agile.  Don't forget your fundamentals - the simplest way to define great performance is to find a customer need and fill it.  Figure out what they buy and why they buy it, and focus on delivering THAT better than anyone else in your space.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***JOIN THE FORGE***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sign up for more info here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://badassagile.com/the-forge/******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:19 Episode 159 – Be Someone Who Gets It https://badassagile.com/2020/11/29/episode-159-be-someone-who-gets-it/ Sun, 29 Nov 2020 10:07:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2227 Don't fall victim to the classic causes of Agile failure by making the same mistakes so many organizations make.  Be someone who gets it. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Don't fall victim to the classic causes of Agile failure by making the same mistakes so many organizations make.  Be someone who gets it. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. ... 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:47 Badass Unscripted – Stay Curious https://badassagile.com/2020/11/25/badass-unscripted-stay-curious/ Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:06:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2224 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:27 Episode 158 – Slowly Over Time https://badassagile.com/2020/11/22/episode-158-slowly-over-time/ Sun, 22 Nov 2020 10:04:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2221 A common pitfall in trying to create results is pushing for too much progress and tangible result in a short time frame. Results come more consistently through the consistent application of small effort toward a goal - therefore, the easiest way to make work more predictable is not through extensive planning, study and modelling but through small, persistent gains. ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. 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A common pitfall in trying to create results is pushing for too much progress and tangible result in a short time frame. Results come more consistently through the consistent application of small effort toward a goal - therefore, A common pitfall in trying to create results is pushing for too much progress and tangible result in a short time frame. 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:22 Badass Unscripted – Necessity Engineering https://badassagile.com/2020/11/16/badass-unscripted-necessity-engineering/ Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:01:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2218 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://badassagile.com/the-forge/****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:50 Episode 157 – Your True Fans https://badassagile.com/2020/11/15/episode-157-your-true-fans/ Sun, 15 Nov 2020 13:24:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2160 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://mailchi.mp/badassagile/the-forge-dec2020-cohort****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:37 Badass Unscripted – Talking About Excellence https://badassagile.com/2020/11/12/badass-unscripted-talking-about-excellence/ Thu, 12 Nov 2020 13:23:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2156 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://mailchi.mp/badassagile/the-forge-dec2020-cohort****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:35 Episode 156 – Trends https://badassagile.com/2020/11/10/episode-156-trends/ Tue, 10 Nov 2020 13:11:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2154 ***JOIN THE FORGE*** Our online leadership immersion experience is taking names for a December 2020 Cohort. Sign up for more info here: https://mailchi.mp/badassagile/the-forge-dec2020-cohort****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. 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Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:16 Agile In Toronto At Night #11 – Sue Johnston, Communication Specialist https://badassagile.com/2020/11/05/agile-in-toronto-at-night-11-sue-johnston-communication-specialist/ Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:09:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2152 Check out Sue at: Her Website - http://itsunderstood.com/Her book page - talktomebook.comOn LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/susanmariejohnstonOn Twitter - https://twitter.com/ItsUnderstood ****** THE FORGE 2021 Applications Are Now Open! Reach out via contact@badassagile.com for more info, and stay tuned for more news! ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ ****** Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Check out Sue at: Her Website - http://itsunderstood.com/Her book page - talktomebook.comOn LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/susanmariejohnstonOn Twitter - https://twitter.com/ItsUnderstood ****** THE FORGE 2021 Applications Are Now Open! Check out Sue at:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Her Website - http://itsunderstood.com/Her book page - talktomebook.comOn LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/susanmariejohnstonOn Twitter - https://twitter.com/ItsUnderstood<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> THE FORGE 2021 Applications Are Now Open!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Reach out via contact@badassagile.com for more info, and stay tuned for more news!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 48:55 Episode 155 – Coaching Is Teaching https://badassagile.com/2020/11/03/episode-155-coaching-is-teaching/ Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:07:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2150 Let's break the myth that a coach is only a facilitator and enabler.  In order to help people, a coach must also give counsel, advice, and instruction.****** THE FORGE 2021 Applications Are Now Open! Reach out via contact@badassagile.com for more info, and stay tuned for more news! ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ ****** Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Let's break the myth that a coach is only a facilitator and enabler.  In order to help people, a coach must also give counsel, advice, and instruction.****** THE FORGE 2021 Applications Are Now Open! Reach out via contact@badassagile. Let's break the myth that a coach is only a facilitator and enabler.  In order to help people, a coach must also give counsel, advice, and instruction.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> THE FORGE 2021 Applications Are Now Open!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Reach out via contact@badassagile.com for more info, and stay tuned for more news!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:37 Badass Unscripted – Protect Your Attention https://badassagile.com/2020/10/22/badass-unscripted-protect-your-attention/ Thu, 22 Oct 2020 13:05:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2148 More than ever, your attention is under attack.  If you personally, or your team is struggling with distraction, it might be time to get serious about how culture and devices demand and divide your attention.  You might not even know the extent of these forces and the waste that they cause.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. More than ever, your attention is under attack.  If you personally, or your team is struggling with distraction, it might be time to get serious about how culture and devices demand and divide your attention. More than ever, your attention is under attack.  If you personally, or your team is struggling with distraction, it might be time to get serious about how culture and devices demand and divide your attention.  You might not even know the extent of these forces and the waste that they cause.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:43 Episode 154 – Not Just For IT https://badassagile.com/2020/10/20/episode-154-not-just-for-it/ Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:03:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2141 It's becoming more important to think of Agile outside the IT realm.  When every solution is assumed to be technology based, we limit the wealth of options available for solving business problems.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It's becoming more important to think of Agile outside the IT realm.  When every solution is assumed to be technology based, we limit the wealth of options available for solving business problems.****** It's becoming more important to think of Agile outside the IT realm.  When every solution is assumed to be technology based, we limit the wealth of options available for solving business problems.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:57 Agile In Toronto At Night #10 – Catarina Von Maydell, Facilitating Transformation https://badassagile.com/2020/10/16/agile-in-toronto-at-night-10-catarina-von-maydell-facilitating-transformation/ Fri, 16 Oct 2020 20:05:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2136 Catarina Von Maydell has been studying and facilitating the human side of innovation, change and growth.Focusing not on the technical side, but the human and business side of agility, she's an explorer, experimenter, researcher, consultant, teacher and writer. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/catarinavonmaydell/ ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Catarina Von Maydell has been studying and facilitating the human side of innovation, change and growth.Focusing not on the technical side, but the human and business side of agility, she's an explorer, experimenter, researcher, consultant, Catarina Von Maydell has been studying and facilitating the human side of innovation, change and growth.Focusing not on the technical side, but the human and business side of agility, she's an explorer, experimenter, researcher, consultant, teacher and writer.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/catarinavonmaydell/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 45:49 Episode 153 – On Solutions https://badassagile.com/2020/10/12/episode-153-on-solutions/ Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:37:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2129 Everything we do is solutioning.  But not every solution means software or IT.  We have to get better at asking the focusing question - "what hurts?".  Not just considering what could be better, but getting fired up about the things that make us mad; drive us nuts.  When you have the answer to that question, you're on the verge of adding true value. ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Everything we do is solutioning.  But not every solution means software or IT.  We have to get better at asking the focusing question - "what hurts?".  Not just considering what could be better, but getting fired up about the things that make us mad; d... Everything we do is solutioning.  But not every solution means software or IT.  We have to get better at asking the focusing question - "what hurts?".  Not just considering what could be better, but getting fired up about the things that make us mad; drive us nuts.  When you have the answer to that question, you're on the verge of adding true value.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:59 Badass Unscripted – Planning vs. Preparation https://badassagile.com/2020/10/09/badass-unscripted-planning-vs-preparation/ Fri, 09 Oct 2020 16:35:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2126 One of the best ways to decrease up-front planning without increasing risk is to 'prepare'.  This is different than planning, as it doesn't try to forecast a specific sequence of outcomes, but rather to practice adapting to ANY outcome through repetition and rehearsal.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. One of the best ways to decrease up-front planning without increasing risk is to 'prepare'.  This is different than planning, as it doesn't try to forecast a specific sequence of outcomes, but rather to practice adapting to ANY outcome through repetiti... One of the best ways to decrease up-front planning without increasing risk is to 'prepare'.  This is different than planning, as it doesn't try to forecast a specific sequence of outcomes, but rather to practice adapting to ANY outcome through repetition and rehearsal.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:12 Episode 152 – The Psychology Of “Done” https://badassagile.com/2020/10/06/episode-152-the-psychology-of-done/ Tue, 06 Oct 2020 16:30:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2123 What is it about Done things that is such a challenge?  Committing to a finished deliverable - even a small one - is difficult for all of us sometimes.   Whether it's the hard work, the pressure, or the looming risk of failing and looking bad, the fight is real.  Here are a few tips for changing the culture and permanently eliminating this persistent problem. ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. What is it about Done things that is such a challenge?  Committing to a finished deliverable - even a small one - is difficult for all of us sometimes.   Whether it's the hard work, the pressure, or the looming risk of failing and looking bad, What is it about Done things that is such a challenge?  Committing to a finished deliverable - even a small one - is difficult for all of us sometimes.   Whether it's the hard work, the pressure, or the looming risk of failing and looking bad, the fight is real.  Here are a few tips for changing the culture and permanently eliminating this persistent problem.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:08 Agile In Toronto At Night #9 – Gino Marckx, Transformation Consultant https://badassagile.com/2020/10/03/agile-in-toronto-at-night-9-gino-marckx-transformation-consultant/ Sat, 03 Oct 2020 17:13:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2117 A compelling and experienced leader and speaker in our space, Gino talks with me for over 30 minutes on renaming Agile, framework dogmatism, and ongoing learning and education.  I know you'll love listening in. You can find Gino at: https://xodiac.ca/ And on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ginomarckx/ And you can find his Continuous Delivery Podcast on Apple, and others: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-continuous-delivery-podcast/id1499579910 ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. A compelling and experienced leader and speaker in our space, Gino talks with me for over 30 minutes on renaming Agile, framework dogmatism, and ongoing learning and education.  I know you'll love listening in. You can find Gino at: A compelling and experienced leader and speaker in our space, Gino talks with me for over 30 minutes on renaming Agile, framework dogmatism, and ongoing learning and education.  I know you'll love listening in.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can find Gino at:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://xodiac.ca/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And on LinkedIn:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.linkedin.com/in/ginomarckx/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And you can find his Continuous Delivery Podcast on Apple, and others:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-continuous-delivery-podcast/id1499579910<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 49:13 Episode 151 – What’s Next? https://badassagile.com/2020/09/29/episode-151-whats-next/ Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:11:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2114 It's time once again to chin-scratch a little and ask "What's Next For Agile"?  As in 2019, agility needs to leave the team room and venture into the organization more uniformly. This is no longer a technology-only concern.  However, one year later, we've learned a lot about what is essential - in terms of local versus remote working, and focusing on customer outcomes and experiences.  Competition is no longer the primary driver - survival is.   So it's time to learn how to boil down what we know about Agile delivery and make it more accessible, more quickly.   If you're a practitioner, I highly recommend you practice these skills, because 2020 has produced an awfully big wave of newly certified professionals...and you're going to need to hone in on your distinction if you, too, wish to survive and compete. ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It's time once again to chin-scratch a little and ask "What's Next For Agile"?  As in 2019, agility needs to leave the team room and venture into the organization more uniformly. This is no longer a technology-only concern.  However, one year later, It's time once again to chin-scratch a little and ask "What's Next For Agile"?  As in 2019, agility needs to leave the team room and venture into the organization more uniformly. This is no longer a technology-only concern.  However, one year later, we've learned a lot about what is essential - in terms of local versus remote working, and focusing on customer outcomes and experiences.  Competition is no longer the primary driver - survival is.   So it's time to learn how to boil down what we know about Agile delivery and make it more accessible, more quickly.   If you're a practitioner, I highly recommend you practice these skills, because 2020 has produced an awfully big wave of newly certified professionals...and you're going to need to hone in on your distinction if you, too, wish to survive and compete.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:59 Badass Unscripted – Finding Perfect Flow https://badassagile.com/2020/09/23/badass-unscripted-finding-perfect-flow/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:06:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2111 There really is no perfect cadence - just one that's perfect for you, your team, your mission, your client. It's always a little different.  True in general, but equally so for teams.  You have to FIND the perfect flow.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. There really is no perfect cadence - just one that's perfect for you, your team, your mission, your client. It's always a little different.  True in general, but equally so for teams.  You have to FIND the perfect flow.****** There really is no perfect cadence - just one that's perfect for you, your team, your mission, your client. It's always a little different.  True in general, but equally so for teams.  You have to FIND the perfect flow.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:00 Episode 150 – Truth Doesn’t Come From Thought https://badassagile.com/2020/09/21/episode-150-truth-doesnt-come-from-thought/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:43:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2089 A contemplation this week - abundance of thinking does not make us better agilists.  Truth doesn't come from thought.  Truth simply IS.  And the only way to arrive at it is to experience it.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. A contemplation this week - abundance of thinking does not make us better agilists.  Truth doesn't come from thought.  Truth simply IS.  And the only way to arrive at it is to experience it.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener... A contemplation this week - abundance of thinking does not make us better agilists.  Truth doesn't come from thought.  Truth simply IS.  And the only way to arrive at it is to experience it.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:25 Agile In Toronto At Night #8 – Daria Bagina, Agile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer https://badassagile.com/2020/09/16/agile-in-toronto-at-night-8-daria-bagina-agile-coach-and-professional-scrum-trainer/ Wed, 16 Sep 2020 18:29:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2068 This week I talk with Daria Bagina, a Professional Scrum Trainer, Coach and a leader in our community.  For me, the biggest takeaway was that "Change is hard. You can't do it all at once. We have to acknowledge where we are. And take little steps but never forget the vision of Scrum. Don't bend the rules to try to get there faster".  Now that's something you can bring back to your practice. You can find Daria on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dariabagina/ on twitter - https://twitter.com/daria_bagina and on her website -  https://www.scrummastered.com/ check out her YouTube too - youtube.com/c/scrummastered Thank you for a great chat Daria...! This week I talk with Daria Bagina, a Professional Scrum Trainer, Coach and a leader in our community.  For me, the biggest takeaway was that "Change is hard. You can't do it all at once. We have to acknowledge where we are. This week I talk with Daria Bagina, a Professional Scrum Trainer, Coach and a leader in our community.  For me, the biggest takeaway was that "Change is hard. You can't do it all at once. We have to acknowledge where we are. And take little steps but never forget the vision of Scrum. Don't bend the rules to try to get there faster".  Now that's something you can bring back to your practice.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can find Daria on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dariabagina/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> on twitter - https://twitter.com/daria_bagina<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> and on her website -  https://www.scrummastered.com/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> check out her YouTube too - youtube.com/c/scrummastered<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Thank you for a great chat Daria...! Fuse Chamber, Inc 41:10 Episode 149 – What Agile Has Done For Me https://badassagile.com/2020/09/13/episode-149-what-agile-has-done-for-me/ Sun, 13 Sep 2020 15:44:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2046 Over the years, Agile has come to mean way more than a better way of delivering software.  Agile thinking and doing has been responsible for every major accomplishment and improvement in my life; from this show to my overall career and passions inside and outside of technology.  As we round the corner and reflect on what comes next for us as coaches and practitioners, I'd like to share how agility has allowed me to:1) Create drool-worthy products2) Go Faster, and3) Get Better ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Over the years, Agile has come to mean way more than a better way of delivering software.  Agile thinking and doing has been responsible for every major accomplishment and improvement in my life; from this show to my overall career and passions inside ... Over the years, Agile has come to mean way more than a better way of delivering software.  Agile thinking and doing has been responsible for every major accomplishment and improvement in my life; from this show to my overall career and passions inside and outside of technology.  As we round the corner and reflect on what comes next for us as coaches and practitioners, I'd like to share how agility has allowed me to:1) Create drool-worthy products2) Go Faster, and3) Get Better<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:11 Episode 148 – By The Book https://badassagile.com/2020/09/06/episode-148-by-the-book/ Sun, 06 Sep 2020 15:48:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2051 If you do Agile by the approved playbook...and everyone has the same playbook...can you still make your client/company competitive? If you do Agile by the approved playbook...and everyone has the same playbook...can you still make your client/company competitive? If you do Agile by the approved playbook...and everyone has the same playbook...can you still make your client/company competitive? Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:38 Badass Unscripted – Lowest Common Denominator https://badassagile.com/2020/09/03/badass-unscripted-lowest-common-denominator/ Thu, 03 Sep 2020 15:51:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2055 Creating procedures, policies and scripts that ensure that nobody can possibly misunderstand it is waste.  Instead, leverage team as a force multiplier - there's redundancy in pairs, and individuals working in groups balance out each others' gaps.  The secret to all of this, of course, is trust... Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Creating procedures, policies and scripts that ensure that nobody can possibly misunderstand it is waste.  Instead, leverage team as a force multiplier - there's redundancy in pairs, and individuals working in groups balance out each others' gaps. Creating procedures, policies and scripts that ensure that nobody can possibly misunderstand it is waste.  Instead, leverage team as a force multiplier - there's redundancy in pairs, and individuals working in groups balance out each others' gaps.  The secret to all of this, of course, is trust...<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 147 – The Echo Chamber https://badassagile.com/2020/09/02/episode-147-the-echo-chamber/ Wed, 02 Sep 2020 16:00:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=2058 If you grew up without social media (or internet), it's always inspiring to realize that you can stand on a podium and reach anybody, anytime.  But what's the point if we use that podium to amplify the same old messages?  It's up to each of us to challenge what's accepted and give rise to something new.****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. If you grew up without social media (or internet), it's always inspiring to realize that you can stand on a podium and reach anybody, anytime.  But what's the point if we use that podium to amplify the same old messages? If you grew up without social media (or internet), it's always inspiring to realize that you can stand on a podium and reach anybody, anytime.  But what's the point if we use that podium to amplify the same old messages?  It's up to each of us to challenge what's accepted and give rise to something new.******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:23 Agile In Toronto At Night #7 – Agile Coach Wayne Hetherington https://badassagile.com/2020/08/26/agile-in-toronto-at-night-7-agile-coach-wayne-hetherington/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:45:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1940 Tonight I'm joined by my friend Wayne Hetherington.  He's an Agile Coach who is deeply rooted in his practice AND his community.  His open and positive mindset makes him relatable and insightful; I particularly appreciate his attitude toward change, the Agile Scene within and beyond Toronto, and making the most out of a global pandemic. If you want to connect with Wayne, you can find him on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/wayne-hetherington-774bb5b ******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Tonight I'm joined by my friend Wayne Hetherington.  He's an Agile Coach who is deeply rooted in his practice AND his community.  His open and positive mindset makes him relatable and insightful; I particularly appreciate his attitude toward change, Tonight I'm joined by my friend Wayne Hetherington.  He's an Agile Coach who is deeply rooted in his practice AND his community.  His open and positive mindset makes him relatable and insightful; I particularly appreciate his attitude toward change, the Agile Scene within and beyond Toronto, and making the most out of a global pandemic.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you want to connect with Wayne, you can find him on LinkedIn:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> linkedin.com/in/wayne-hetherington-774bb5b<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 43:15 Episode 146 – Complexity Is A Choice https://badassagile.com/2020/08/23/episode-146-complexity-is-a-choice/ Sun, 23 Aug 2020 15:41:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1935 Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! Complexity, and therefore simplicity, is a conscious choice.  Aside from being unnecessarily fancy in your efforts, complexity often comes from a place of rule-setting (because you don't trust your teams to do the right thing, experiment forward, or generally not screw things up).  You can build trust and demonstrate your team's ability to get results with less complexity by asking three important questions. https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews! Complexity, and therefore simplicity, is a conscious choice.  Aside from being unnecessarily fancy in your efforts, Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Complexity, and therefore simplicity, is a conscious choice.  Aside from being unnecessarily fancy in your efforts, complexity often comes from a place of rule-setting (because you don't trust your teams to do the right thing, experiment forward, or generally not screw things up).  You can build trust and demonstrate your team's ability to get results with less complexity by asking three important questions.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:43 Episode 145 – What About Victory? https://badassagile.com/2020/08/17/episode-145-what-about-victory/ Mon, 17 Aug 2020 12:20:16 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1874 It's great to get comfy with failure, but I wouldn't start there.  Don't forget to always be stretching...trying to deliver something meaningful each day or week, but also trying to improve on that.  You're always trying to beat your best time or improve your score somehow. To not have consequences when we've missed the mark is great, but it doesn't feel quite as good as victory.  Let's not let go of thatt.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. It's great to get comfy with failure, but I wouldn't start there.  Don't forget to always be stretching...trying to deliver something meaningful each day or week, but also trying to improve on that.  You're always trying to beat your best time or impro... It's great to get comfy with failure, but I wouldn't start there.  Don't forget to always be stretching...trying to deliver something meaningful each day or week, but also trying to improve on that.  You're always trying to beat your best time or improve your score somehow.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To not have consequences when we've missed the mark is great, but it doesn't feel quite as good as victory.  Let's not let go of thatt.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:36 Badass Unscripted – Break Rules https://badassagile.com/2020/08/13/badass-unscripted-break-rules/ Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:16:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1870 Just because rules exist, doesn't mean they exist for good reason.  Whether they exist for an abundance of caution, or because some people just like rules and control...the point of this show is to not be a follower.  So guess what?  You're gonna have to break some rules. Are there consequences?  Sometimes.  Do they matter?  Sometimes. Are they payoffs?  Often.  Do rulebreakers matter more than the rules they break?  Always.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Just because rules exist, doesn't mean they exist for good reason.  Whether they exist for an abundance of caution, or because some people just like rules and control...the point of this show is to not be a follower.  So guess what? Just because rules exist, doesn't mean they exist for good reason.  Whether they exist for an abundance of caution, or because some people just like rules and control...the point of this show is to not be a follower.  So guess what?  You're gonna have to break some rules.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Are there consequences?  Sometimes.  Do they matter?  Sometimes.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Are they payoffs?  Often.  Do rulebreakers matter more than the rules they break?  Always.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Episode 144 – Become an Agile Badass https://badassagile.com/2020/08/09/episode-144-become-an-agile-badass/ Sun, 09 Aug 2020 12:13:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1868 Want to be an Agile Badass?  Sometimes, you have to choose your targets carefully.  You can fight the challenges of scale...OR...you can decide to make impact in places that are truly aligned and ready to innovate.   Agile is not just a big-box IT shop concern anymore.  It might be time to make a change and look beyond.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Want to be an Agile Badass?  Sometimes, you have to choose your targets carefully.  You can fight the challenges of scale...OR...you can decide to make impact in places that are truly aligned and ready to innovate. Want to be an Agile Badass?  Sometimes, you have to choose your targets carefully.  You can fight the challenges of scale...OR...you can decide to make impact in places that are truly aligned and ready to innovate.   Agile is not just a big-box IT shop concern anymore.  It might be time to make a change and look beyond.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:27 Agile In Toronto At Night #6 – David Dame https://badassagile.com/2020/08/06/agile-in-toronto-at-night-6-david-dame/ Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:28:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1862 David Dame is well known in our industry as an executive, change leader, and agile champion - AND for his wonderful TEDx talk on living with Cerebral Palsy.  In our chat, we discuss leadership, inspiration, challenge and resilience - and Dads. This was a great, candid discussion and I really enjoyed finally meeting David and spending a little time learning about his world. Please check him out at www.davedame.com, and on twitter - @ddame******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. David Dame is well known in our industry as an executive, change leader, and agile champion - AND for his wonderful TEDx talk on living with Cerebral Palsy.  In our chat, we discuss leadership, inspiration, challenge and resilience - and Dads. David Dame is well known in our industry as an executive, change leader, and agile champion - AND for his wonderful TEDx talk on living with Cerebral Palsy.  In our chat, we discuss leadership, inspiration, challenge and resilience - and Dads.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This was a great, candid discussion and I really enjoyed finally meeting David and spending a little time learning about his world.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Please check him out at www.davedame.com, and on twitter - @ddame******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 35:43 Episode 143 – The Ultimate Agile Mindset https://badassagile.com/2020/08/03/episode-143-the-ultimate-agile-mindset/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:26:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1859 A powerful Agile mindset is so much more that supporting continuous improvement, iterative delivery, and failing fast.  The ultimate mindset requires us to abandon - to shatter - the beliefs, rules, habits and limitations that keep us operating within the status quo.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. A powerful Agile mindset is so much more that supporting continuous improvement, iterative delivery, and failing fast.  The ultimate mindset requires us to abandon - to shatter - the beliefs, rules, habits and limitations that keep us operating within ... A powerful Agile mindset is so much more that supporting continuous improvement, iterative delivery, and failing fast.  The ultimate mindset requires us to abandon - to shatter - the beliefs, rules, habits and limitations that keep us operating within the status quo.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:16 Badass Unscripted – If You Don’t Have A Tribe https://badassagile.com/2020/07/30/badass-unscripted-if-you-dont-have-a-tribe/ Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:12:26 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1814 Your team is not your only tribe.  Each of needs a few key people with whom we have an unbreakable bond; mutual trust and complete vulnerability.  Who has your back?  Who can you go to for help no matter what?  And for whom do you do the same? ******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Your team is not your only tribe.  Each of needs a few key people with whom we have an unbreakable bond; mutual trust and complete vulnerability.  Who has your back?  Who can you go to for help no matter what?  And for whom do you do the same? Your team is not your only tribe.  Each of needs a few key people with whom we have an unbreakable bond; mutual trust and complete vulnerability.  Who has your back?  Who can you go to for help no matter what?  And for whom do you do the same?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives, livestreams and previews!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 4:46 Agile In Toronto At Night #5 Diane Dale https://badassagile.com/2020/07/24/agile-in-toronto-at-night-5-diane-dale/ Fri, 24 Jul 2020 14:09:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1811 My guest this week is Diane Dale - an Agile Coach who has a lot of compelling ideas about team dynamics and performance.  We talk about how her focus has changed over the past few years, and what racing teams have to do with Agile. This was a great chat - I got a ton out of it, and you will too.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. My guest this week is Diane Dale - an Agile Coach who has a lot of compelling ideas about team dynamics and performance.  We talk about how her focus has changed over the past few years, and what racing teams have to do with Agile. My guest this week is Diane Dale - an Agile Coach who has a lot of compelling ideas about team dynamics and performance.  We talk about how her focus has changed over the past few years, and what racing teams have to do with Agile.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This was a great chat - I got a ton out of it, and you will too.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 42:43 Badass Conversations – David Rutherford, ex-Navy SEAL, Author and Speaker https://badassagile.com/2020/07/20/badass-conversations-david-rutherford-ex-navy-seal-author-and-speaker/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:21:21 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1799 As you know, I bring on guests rarely and carefully.  But when I KNOW someone will entertain, inform AND inspire you...its a no-brainer.  There's a reason why David Rutherford is a highly sought-after speaker - he's an ex-Navy SEAL, author and speaker who delivers the goods for The Boston Red Sox, Oregon State Beavers, and a long list of leading brands in every imaginable category.  It's not just his battlefield experiences that make him unique; it's his wit, humour and authenticity that you'll hear firsthand as he weaves in lessons learned from being a father, friend, and renaissance man.   David gave us 70 minutes of create conversation and insight around fear, gratitude, the human condition, and team life. Please follow David and support his work: https://www.teamfroglogic.com Podcast - https://teamfroglogic.com/frog-logic-podcast/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/teamfroglogic/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Teamfroglogic/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hJTAIdgRl9pD7R8GT2VPw You can find his book "Navy SEAL Self-Confidence" on the Store page of his website, or on Kindle, Audible or Amazon.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. As you know, I bring on guests rarely and carefully.  But when I KNOW someone will entertain, inform AND inspire you...its a no-brainer.  There's a reason why David Rutherford is a highly sought-after speaker - he's an ex-Navy SEAL, As you know, I bring on guests rarely and carefully.  But when I KNOW someone will entertain, inform AND inspire you...its a no-brainer.  There's a reason why David Rutherford is a highly sought-after speaker - he's an ex-Navy SEAL, author and speaker who delivers the goods for The Boston Red Sox, Oregon State Beavers, and a long list of leading brands in every imaginable category.  It's not just his battlefield experiences that make him unique; it's his wit, humour and authenticity that you'll hear firsthand as he weaves in lessons learned from being a father, friend, and renaissance man.   David gave us 70 minutes of create conversation and insight around fear, gratitude, the human condition, and team life.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Please follow David and support his work:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.teamfroglogic.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Podcast - https://teamfroglogic.com/frog-logic-podcast/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/teamfroglogic/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Teamfroglogic/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8hJTAIdgRl9pD7R8GT2VPw<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can find his book "Navy SEAL Self-Confidence" on the Store page of his website, or on Kindle, Audible or Amazon.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 1:12:02 Badass Unscripted – Patterns and Autopilot? https://badassagile.com/2020/07/16/badass-unscripted-patterns-and-autopilot/ Thu, 16 Jul 2020 17:15:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1796 Ever notice you always take the same path to work?  Eat the same lunch at the same places at the same time?  What about your mental and emotional routines?  What do you automatically accept - or reject?  And could these patterns be making you stuck?******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Ever notice you always take the same path to work?  Eat the same lunch at the same places at the same time?  What about your mental and emotional routines?  What do you automatically accept - or reject?  And could these patterns be making you stuck? Ever notice you always take the same path to work?  Eat the same lunch at the same places at the same time?  What about your mental and emotional routines?  What do you automatically accept - or reject?  And could these patterns be making you stuck?******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:53 Episode 142 – Why Demo? https://badassagile.com/2020/07/12/episode-142-why-demo/ Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:08:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1785 Often overlooked or justified 'out of the sprint', the demo is well-known for its singular ability to put product in customers' hands and gain crucial in-use insights...but there's another reason to do it.  Listen to find out more! ******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Often overlooked or justified 'out of the sprint', the demo is well-known for its singular ability to put product in customers' hands and gain crucial in-use insights...but there's another reason to do it.  Listen to find out more! Often overlooked or justified 'out of the sprint', the demo is well-known for its singular ability to put product in customers' hands and gain crucial in-use insights...but there's another reason to do it.  Listen to find out more!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:20 Agile In Toronto At Night #4 – Oyinkan Sanni, Enterprise Agile Coach https://badassagile.com/2020/07/09/agile-in-toronto-at-night-4-oyinkan-sanni-enterprise-agile-coach/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:07:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1782 Join me this week with my good friend Oyinkan Sanni. Oyinkan is an internal Agile Coach for a global professional services firm.  In this conversation we explore adapting to COVID19 and Work From Home, beginning her career as a coach, and helping spread Agile to non-IT corners of the organization.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Join me this week with my good friend Oyinkan Sanni. Oyinkan is an internal Agile Coach for a global professional services firm.  In this conversation we explore adapting to COVID19 and Work From Home, beginning her career as a coach, Join me this week with my good friend Oyinkan Sanni.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Oyinkan is an internal Agile Coach for a global professional services firm.  In this conversation we explore adapting to COVID19 and Work From Home, beginning her career as a coach, and helping spread Agile to non-IT corners of the organization.******Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g******Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, speaking engagements, team-level and executive mindset/agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 37:16 Episode 141 – Uncommon https://badassagile.com/2020/07/06/episode-141-uncommon/ Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:05:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1779 What does uncommon mean to you? We need more uncommon leaders, but that means there's no script for you to follow; no program of study to catapult you to effectiveness.  It requires Courage, Vulnerability, Commitment, Persistence and Resilience. Sounds hard?  It is.  But if you feel the call to be part of a unique tribe of exceptional performers or leaders...you already know what you have to do. ****** Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g ****** Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game. Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, team-level and executive mindset and agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. What does uncommon mean to you? We need more uncommon leaders, but that means there's no script for you to follow; no program of study to catapult you to effectiveness.  It requires Courage, Vulnerability, Commitment, What does uncommon mean to you?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We need more uncommon leaders, but that means there's no script for you to follow; no program of study to catapult you to effectiveness.  It requires Courage, Vulnerability, Commitment, Persistence and Resilience.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sounds hard?  It is.  But if you feel the call to be part of a unique tribe of exceptional performers or leaders...you already know what you have to do.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join us in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook for member exclusives and previews, including a Weekly Livestream every Monday at 7PM EST!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We're also on YouTube!  Follow the podcast, enjoy some panel/guest commentary, and get some quick tips and guidance from me:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf6I_bii9oUSI8fkN1BOk6g<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ******<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our mission is to create an elite tribe of leaders who focus on who they need to become in order to lead and inspire, and to be the best agile podcast and resource for effective mindset and leadership game.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contact us (contact@badassagile.com) for elite-level performance and agile coaching, team-level and executive mindset and agile training, and licensing options for modern, high-impact, bite-sized learning and educational content. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:09 Episode 140 – Your Agile Career https://badassagile.com/2020/06/29/episode-140-your-agile-career/ Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:58:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1774 Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:14 Agile In Toronto At Night #3 – Shahin Sheidaei – Elevate Change https://badassagile.com/2020/06/26/agile-in-toronto-at-night-3-shahin-sheidaei-elevate-change/ Fri, 26 Jun 2020 11:57:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1771 This week, I sat down with Shahin Sheidaei, owner of Elevate Change and founder of the Lean Agile Network.  We spoke about shifting to online, the Toronto community, and getting feedback...and much more. Elevate Change: www.elevatechange.coPersonal blog: blog.sheidaei.comEmail: shahin@sheidaei.com Shahin's communities: Lean Agile Network: http://www.leanagile.network Virtual Agile Community: www.VirtualAgileCommunity.com Social:http://linkedin.com/in/sheidaeiandhttp://twitter.com/sheidaei This week, I sat down with Shahin Sheidaei, owner of Elevate Change and founder of the Lean Agile Network.  We spoke about shifting to online, the Toronto community, and getting feedback...and much more. Elevate Change: www.elevatechange. This week, I sat down with Shahin Sheidaei, owner of Elevate Change and founder of the Lean Agile Network.  We spoke about shifting to online, the Toronto community, and getting feedback...and much more.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Elevate Change: www.elevatechange.coPersonal blog: blog.sheidaei.comEmail: shahin@sheidaei.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Shahin's communities:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Lean Agile Network: http://www.leanagile.network<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Virtual Agile Community: www.VirtualAgileCommunity.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Social:http://linkedin.com/in/sheidaeiandhttp://twitter.com/sheidaei Fuse Chamber, Inc 34:26 Episode 139 – Your Decisions https://badassagile.com/2020/06/22/episode-139-your-decisions/ Mon, 22 Jun 2020 19:47:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1763 Ultimately, your ability to excel - individually and as a team - has everything to do with the small decisions you make every day. Its too easy to blame other people and outside forces when outcomes matter and you come up short.  But the more I observe teams in action, the more I notice a rift between the attitudes of everyday teams and uncommon teams.   It's all about their willingness to examine and improve their daily decisions. Join the discussion in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Ultimately, your ability to excel - individually and as a team - has everything to do with the small decisions you make every day. Its too easy to blame other people and outside forces when outcomes matter and you come up short. Ultimately, your ability to excel - individually and as a team - has everything to do with the small decisions you make every day.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Its too easy to blame other people and outside forces when outcomes matter and you come up short.  But the more I observe teams in action, the more I notice a rift between the attitudes of everyday teams and uncommon teams.   It's all about their willingness to examine and improve their daily decisions.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Join the discussion in the Badass Agile Listener Lounge on Facebook.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:10 Badass Unscripted – Remain A Beginner https://badassagile.com/2020/06/17/badass-unscripted-remain-a-beginner/ Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:23:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1757 In this episode, we explore the wisdom that benefits all learners (and really, aren't we all learners, all of the time?).  As you grow - remain humble.  Remain as a beginner, remain open to new and changing thought.  Even though this episode sat on a shelf for 4 or 5 weeks before going to production, perhaps the concept is even more relevant now...avoid the trap of thinking you know it all.  Approach each day as a beginner.  That doesn't mean 'forget what you've learned'.  It means 'resist the temptation to be certain that you know at all (or know IT all). Come find your tribe on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ In this episode, we explore the wisdom that benefits all learners (and really, aren't we all learners, all of the time?).  As you grow - remain humble.  Remain as a beginner, remain open to new and changing thought. In this episode, we explore the wisdom that benefits all learners (and really, aren't we all learners, all of the time?).  As you grow - remain humble.  Remain as a beginner, remain open to new and changing thought.  Even though this episode sat on a shelf for 4 or 5 weeks before going to production, perhaps the concept is even more relevant now...avoid the trap of thinking you know it all.  Approach each day as a beginner.  That doesn't mean 'forget what you've learned'.  It means 'resist the temptation to be certain that you know at all (or know IT all).<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Come find your tribe on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Fuse Chamber, Inc 4:36 Episode 138 – Live By Your Code https://badassagile.com/2020/06/14/episode-138-live-by-your-code/ Sun, 14 Jun 2020 19:22:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1754 Coming up with a 'code' is easy.  Getting the team to stick by it - to integrate it - can be far more challenging.  Check out this episode to learn about the simple commitments and discipline necessary to get your team modelling their self-proclaimed ideals. Don't forget to join the Badass Listener Lounge on Facebook where we discuss the latest episodes and do other cool stuff. https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Coming up with a 'code' is easy.  Getting the team to stick by it - to integrate it - can be far more challenging.  Check out this episode to learn about the simple commitments and discipline necessary to get your team modelling their self-proclaimed i... Coming up with a 'code' is easy.  Getting the team to stick by it - to integrate it - can be far more challenging.  Check out this episode to learn about the simple commitments and discipline necessary to get your team modelling their self-proclaimed ideals.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget to join the Badass Listener Lounge on Facebook where we discuss the latest episodes and do other cool stuff.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:38 Agile In Toronto At Night #2 – Trish Lynch of AgileTO https://badassagile.com/2020/06/10/agile-in-toronto-at-night-2-trish-lynch-of-agileto/ Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:20:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1751 I had a great whiskey-fuelled conversation with Trish Lynch, an Agile Coach who is also co-organizer of AgileTO.  (I said co-founder in the episode....I stand corrected).  For those of you not in the know, TO was the short form for Toronto, Ontario.  That was later renamed T-dot (although its not really shortened...its longer to type and has the same number of syllables) before Drake rebranded it to 'The Six'.  Which also requires explanation....that's short for '416' which is our area code, unless you count 647 and all the other new ones. Anyway....Trish is an ORGANIZER.  She makes community happen in this town and that's what I appreciate most about her.  On June 13, 2020, she's hosting her very first Open Space.  Details on how to reach her are below. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/trishly/ AgileTO Meetup - https://www.meetup.com/AgileTO/ June Agile Open Space - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agile-open-space-2020-tickets-104808334550 I had a great whiskey-fuelled conversation with Trish Lynch, an Agile Coach who is also co-organizer of AgileTO.  (I said co-founder in the episode....I stand corrected).  For those of you not in the know, TO was the short form for Toronto, Ontario. I had a great whiskey-fuelled conversation with Trish Lynch, an Agile Coach who is also co-organizer of AgileTO.  (I said co-founder in the episode....I stand corrected).  For those of you not in the know, TO was the short form for Toronto, Ontario.  That was later renamed T-dot (although its not really shortened...its longer to type and has the same number of syllables) before Drake rebranded it to 'The Six'.  Which also requires explanation....that's short for '416' which is our area code, unless you count 647 and all the other new ones.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Anyway....Trish is an ORGANIZER.  She makes community happen in this town and that's what I appreciate most about her.  On June 13, 2020, she's hosting her very first Open Space.  Details on how to reach her are below.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/trishly/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> AgileTO Meetup - https://www.meetup.com/AgileTO/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> June Agile Open Space - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agile-open-space-2020-tickets-104808334550 Fuse Chamber, Inc 25:18 Episode 137 – Time For A Different Manifesto https://badassagile.com/2020/06/08/episode-137-time-for-a-different-manifesto/ Mon, 08 Jun 2020 19:18:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1748 For the past three years, Badass Agile has been creating unique content, going against traffic and challenging convention.  It has become obvious and urgent to me to take the concepts of agility and break free of the conventions and established rules.  To teach everybody everywhere not how to 'be agile', but how to explore their own limitlessness, to be part of something special...and generally how to crush life. As the world is changing today in watershed moments rather than gradual shifts; so must we change, and advance something new.  I'm not sure what it is yet, but I hope you stay with me as I respond and adapt. *** Join the facebook group - the Badass Agile Listener Lounge - for member exclusives, previews and livestreams! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ For the past three years, Badass Agile has been creating unique content, going against traffic and challenging convention.  It has become obvious and urgent to me to take the concepts of agility and break free of the conventions and established rules. For the past three years, Badass Agile has been creating unique content, going against traffic and challenging convention.  It has become obvious and urgent to me to take the concepts of agility and break free of the conventions and established rules.  To teach everybody everywhere not how to 'be agile', but how to explore their own limitlessness, to be part of something special...and generally how to crush life.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> As the world is changing today in watershed moments rather than gradual shifts; so must we change, and advance something new.  I'm not sure what it is yet, but I hope you stay with me as I respond and adapt.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ***<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Join the facebook group - the Badass Agile Listener Lounge - for member exclusives, previews and livestreams!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:34 Badass Unscripted – Check In On Your Vision https://badassagile.com/2020/06/03/badass-unscripted-check-in-on-your-vision/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:17:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1745 Know what you can do with all this spare time?  Put the good stuff in your leadership fuel tank....check in on your vision.  Everyday.  Connect with it deeply, and let it inspire you to do more, do next. Those who stay in tune with their purpose will have an easier time adapting in chaos and leading from 'where they are'. Know what you can do with all this spare time?  Put the good stuff in your leadership fuel tank....check in on your vision.  Everyday.  Connect with it deeply, and let it inspire you to do more, do next. Know what you can do with all this spare time?  Put the good stuff in your leadership fuel tank....check in on your vision.  Everyday.  Connect with it deeply, and let it inspire you to do more, do next.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Those who stay in tune with their purpose will have an easier time adapting in chaos and leading from 'where they are'. Fuse Chamber, Inc 4:51 Episode 136 – Leaders Don’t Need Scripts https://badassagile.com/2020/05/31/episode-136-leaders-dont-need-scripts/ Sun, 31 May 2020 19:15:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1742 There's something about a badass - an authentic leader - that exudes certainty and natural presence. If your conversations are littered with scripts that you learn in a course or read in a book, eventually everyone starts using the same ones.  Your conversations sound rehearsed and inauthentic.  "Holding space" and "honouring your journey" become overused and deteriorate your credibility. So don't buy into scripts.  Focus on being in real conversations with real people consistently (not just when things blow up), and the right thing to say becomes automatic. There's something about a badass - an authentic leader - that exudes certainty and natural presence. If your conversations are littered with scripts that you learn in a course or read in a book, eventually everyone starts using the same ones. There's something about a badass - an authentic leader - that exudes certainty and natural presence.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If your conversations are littered with scripts that you learn in a course or read in a book, eventually everyone starts using the same ones.  Your conversations sound rehearsed and inauthentic.  "Holding space" and "honouring your journey" become overused and deteriorate your credibility.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> So don't buy into scripts.  Focus on being in real conversations with real people consistently (not just when things blow up), and the right thing to say becomes automatic. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:17 Episode 135 – Your Uncommon Edge https://badassagile.com/2020/05/25/episode-135-your-uncommon-edge/ Mon, 25 May 2020 20:11:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1715 So you're a certified so-and-so...don't let an industry or a job description define you. Be distinct.  Start building your hero genetics.  We're overstocked on sameness and average.  Ditch the script from the mothership and do something uncommon.   I have three suggestions for you this week.  They might just speak to you.  Try 'em out.  This could be your edge. Stay badass, my people. So you're a certified so-and-so...don't let an industry or a job description define you. Be distinct.  Start building your hero genetics.  We're overstocked on sameness and average.  Ditch the script from the mothership and do something uncommon. So you're a certified so-and-so...don't let an industry or a job description define you. Be distinct.  Start building your hero genetics.  We're overstocked on sameness and average.  Ditch the script from the mothership and do something uncommon.   I have three suggestions for you this week.  They might just speak to you.  Try 'em out.  This could be your edge.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Stay badass, my people. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:24 NEW!! Agile in Toronto At Night #1 – Jason Little, Author of Lean Change Management https://badassagile.com/2020/05/21/new-agile-in-toronto-at-night-1-jason-little-author-of-lean-change-management/ Thu, 21 May 2020 19:14:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1739 Welcome to my new segment, "Agile In Toronto At Night"! This is all about meeting with the great minds and personalities on the Toronto Scene.  Who better to share my first round with than The Legend - Jason Little.  If you haven't checked out his work - please do.  He's THE name in Agile Change Management.  By the time this airs you will have missed the start of his current class, but check out his upcoming schedule. PS - the Greek place was Penelope on King.   The Mexican place remains a mystery.  Like The Legend Himself.  Alright I'll stop now. Find Jason here: https://leanchange.org https://cleverweapon.com Twitter - @jasonlittle Welcome to my new segment, "Agile In Toronto At Night"! This is all about meeting with the great minds and personalities on the Toronto Scene.  Who better to share my first round with than The Legend - Jason Little. Welcome to my new segment, "Agile In Toronto At Night"!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is all about meeting with the great minds and personalities on the Toronto Scene.  Who better to share my first round with than The Legend - Jason Little.  If you haven't checked out his work - please do.  He's THE name in Agile Change Management.  By the time this airs you will have missed the start of his current class, but check out his upcoming schedule.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> PS - the Greek place was Penelope on King.   The Mexican place remains a mystery.  Like The Legend Himself.  Alright I'll stop now.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Find Jason here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://leanchange.org<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://cleverweapon.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Twitter - @jasonlittle Fuse Chamber, Inc 41:02 Badass Unscripted – Your Uncommon Edge https://badassagile.com/2020/05/20/badass-unscripted-your-uncommon-edge/ Wed, 20 May 2020 20:07:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1712 At a time of so much increased noise and anxiety, its time that we once again return to fundamentals as we help teams become more agile. So what could you reduce this week - in terms of frameworks, rules, and complexity? At a time of so much increased noise and anxiety, its time that we once again return to fundamentals as we help teams become more agile. So what could you reduce this week - in terms of frameworks, rules, and complexity? At a time of so much increased noise and anxiety, its time that we once again return to fundamentals as we help teams become more agile. So what could you reduce this week - in terms of frameworks, rules, and complexity? Fuse Chamber, Inc 3:44 Episode 134 – What Persistent Blockers Really Tell You https://badassagile.com/2020/05/18/episode-134-what-persistent-blockers-really-tell-you/ Mon, 18 May 2020 19:49:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1705 Blockers that come up repeatedly are a symptom...even the most complex issue can be worked around or decomposed.somehow.  The problem occurs when nothing moves; creating delays and other diseases. Blockers that come up repeatedly are a symptom...even the most complex issue can be worked around or decomposed.somehow.  The problem occurs when nothing moves; creating delays and other diseases. Blockers that come up repeatedly are a symptom...even the most complex issue can be worked around or decomposed.somehow.  The problem occurs when nothing moves; creating delays and other diseases. Fuse Chamber, Inc 14:39 Badass Unscripted – What Could You Let Go Of? https://badassagile.com/2020/05/14/badass-unscripted-what-could-you-let-go-of/ Thu, 14 May 2020 19:31:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1702 The right question is not "How can I be more confident, more leader-like, more influential...?", but rather, "what beliefs and stories am I hanging on to that I should let go of?" Can you let go of the need to perfect, to be right, to be accepted and wanted?  Can you let go of the need for certainty or an easy life?  What about your fears? What about your need for approval? If you're trying to influence people and make change - you need to make sure your game is tight first. The right question is not "How can I be more confident, more leader-like, more influential...?", but rather, "what beliefs and stories am I hanging on to that I should let go of?" Can you let go of the need to perfect, to be right, The right question is not "How can I be more confident, more leader-like, more influential...?", but rather, "what beliefs and stories am I hanging on to that I should let go of?"<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Can you let go of the need to perfect, to be right, to be accepted and wanted?  Can you let go of the need for certainty or an easy life?  What about your fears?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> What about your need for approval?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you're trying to influence people and make change - you need to make sure your game is tight first. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Tap Into Your Creativity With Daily Journalling https://badassagile.com/2020/05/10/tap-into-your-creativity-with-daily-journalling/ Sun, 10 May 2020 19:27:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1699 What do I need to journal for? What does this have to do with agility? One of the big byproducts of Agile thinking and doing is innovation - that requires massive creativity. It requires sharp thinking on demand. Leadership, likewise requires deep reflection, and attention to daily lessons learned. The qualities that we admire most in great thinkers and leaders is the ease with which they seem to have access to the best ideas and wisdom.  A journal makes that possible. Let's revisit this topic - one that so many of you have identified as among your favourite - and incorporate a journalling practice today. What do I need to journal for? What does this have to do with agility? One of the big byproducts of Agile thinking and doing is innovation - that requires massive creativity. It requires sharp thinking on demand. Leadership, What do I need to journal for? What does this have to do with agility?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> One of the big byproducts of Agile thinking and doing is innovation - that requires massive creativity. It requires sharp thinking on demand.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Leadership, likewise requires deep reflection, and attention to daily lessons learned.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The qualities that we admire most in great thinkers and leaders is the ease with which they seem to have access to the best ideas and wisdom.  A journal makes that possible.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Let's revisit this topic - one that so many of you have identified as among your favourite - and incorporate a journalling practice today. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:52 Badass Unscripted – Mastering Yourself https://badassagile.com/2020/05/07/badass-unscripted-mastering-yourself/ Thu, 07 May 2020 19:20:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1696 So often, we look to gain influence over other people, or outside forces. We believe that studying and practicing certain scripts or techniques will create better results. Yet, how often do we look inward? The truth is, YOU are the only thing you can truly control or influence. To spend time trying to control that which you cannot control is to experience great anxiety and frustration. The outside world simply won't bend to your will….or does it? If you focus on how you show up, how you react to events, how you serve, and more importantly…what you let go of and strip away, only then can things actually change. So often, we look to gain influence over other people, or outside forces. We believe that studying and practicing certain scripts or techniques will create better results. Yet, how often do we look inward? The truth is, So often, we look to gain influence over other people, or outside forces. We believe that studying and practicing certain scripts or techniques will create better results. Yet, how often do we look inward? The truth is, YOU are the only thing you can truly control or influence. To spend time trying to control that which you cannot control is to experience great anxiety and frustration. The outside world simply won't bend to your will….or does it? If you focus on how you show up, how you react to events, how you serve, and more importantly…what you let go of and strip away, only then can things actually change. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:19 Episode 132 – Agile As The New Way Of Working https://badassagile.com/2020/05/04/episode-132-agile-as-the-new-way-of-working/ Mon, 04 May 2020 19:04:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1693 Time to move on from this "Agile is a super-secret funky method for developers" thing we do. At this point, the fundamentals of Agility belong everywhere work happens. In every department, at every level…whether you're dealing in products, projects or not. Time to move on from this "Agile is a super-secret funky method for developers" thing we do. At this point, the fundamentals of Agility belong everywhere work happens. In every department, at every level…whether you're dealing in products, Time to move on from this "Agile is a super-secret funky method for developers" thing we do. At this point, the fundamentals of Agility belong everywhere work happens. In every department, at every level…whether you're dealing in products, projects or not. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:30 Badass Unscripted – Your Reaction Teaches Them Everything https://badassagile.com/2020/04/29/badass-unscripted-your-reaction-teaches-them-everything/ Wed, 29 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1690 As you know by know, I love old-school wisdom.  "Practice what you preach" being a great example.  If you expect your teams to behave with awareness, self-control, accountability, and growth mindsets, then you should start with you.  How do you react to challenges, feedback, change, or new ideas?  How you react is the most impactful teacher; providing a living example of how a leader should be. As you know by know, I love old-school wisdom.  "Practice what you preach" being a great example.  If you expect your teams to behave with awareness, self-control, accountability, and growth mindsets, then you should start with you. As you know by know, I love old-school wisdom.  "Practice what you preach" being a great example.  If you expect your teams to behave with awareness, self-control, accountability, and growth mindsets, then you should start with you.  How do you react to challenges, feedback, change, or new ideas?  How you react is the most impactful teacher; providing a living example of how a leader should be. Fuse Chamber, Inc 3:54 Episode 131 – Opposites in Agile https://badassagile.com/2020/04/27/episode-131-opposites-in-agile/ Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:50:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1687 I like universal, timeless wisdom.  One of the things I've come to learn is that often, we must be the opposite of what we want in order to get it.  So in order to make Agile bigger and better, we must focus on keeping it simpler. I like universal, timeless wisdom.  One of the things I've come to learn is that often, we must be the opposite of what we want in order to get it.  So in order to make Agile bigger and better, we must focus on keeping it simpler. I like universal, timeless wisdom.  One of the things I've come to learn is that often, we must be the opposite of what we want in order to get it.  So in order to make Agile bigger and better, we must focus on keeping it simpler. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:05 Badass Unscripted – Uncommon Does Not Mean Overdoing https://badassagile.com/2020/04/23/badass-unscripted-uncommon-does-not-mean-overdoing/ Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:40:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1684 Being a hero doesn't mean going crazy with tools and processes - sometimes less is more. Being a hero doesn't mean going crazy with tools and processes - sometimes less is more. Being a hero doesn't mean going crazy with tools and processes - sometimes less is more. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:00 Episode 130 – Management Destroys Trust https://badassagile.com/2020/04/20/episode-130-management-destroys-trust/ Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:32:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1681 As a learning living leader, one of the first things that you need to sort out is how to be quiet and listen. How to offer yourself as a broker of solutions, not as a dictator, or an originator of solutions. As a leader, you are there to help people find their own best.  If they need support in difficult and anxious times, you are there. If they need help, resources - and they have the courage to ask for them - your job is to answer the call. If they're banging their heads against the wall, over the same problem over and over, your job is to knock down the walls and find ways to help them break through. As a learning living leader, one of the first things that you need to sort out is how to be quiet and listen. How to offer yourself as a broker of solutions, not as a dictator, or an originator of solutions. As a leader, As a learning living leader, one of the first things that you need to sort out is how to be quiet and listen.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> How to offer yourself as a broker of solutions, not as a dictator, or an originator of solutions.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> As a leader, you are there to help people find their own best.  If they need support in difficult and anxious times, you are there. If they need help, resources - and they have the courage to ask for them - your job is to answer the call.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If they're banging their heads against the wall, over the same problem over and over, your job is to knock down the walls and find ways to help them break through. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:10 Episode 129 – A Small Shift to Become More Cross Functional https://badassagile.com/2020/04/18/episode-129-a-small-shift-to-become-more-cross-functional/ Sat, 18 Apr 2020 14:03:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1672 A cross-functional teem doesn't require that everyone has technical skill. Simply being available to help is the only required trait - but it also requires that people know how to ask for help. Learn more about how in this episode. A cross-functional teem doesn't require that everyone has technical skill. Simply being available to help is the only required trait - but it also requires that people know how to ask for help. Learn more about how in this episode. A cross-functional teem doesn't require that everyone has technical skill. Simply being available to help is the only required trait - but it also requires that people know how to ask for help.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Learn more about how in this episode. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:04 Badass Unscripted – Don’t Ask Me To Lower The Bar https://badassagile.com/2020/04/18/badass-unscripted-dont-ask-me-to-lower-the-bar/ Sat, 18 Apr 2020 13:47:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1669 Do you want the challenge? When things get tough…do you rise to the occasion, or do you ask to make things easier? Scrum teaches us that we have options in changing conditions - to ask for help, to change the scope or modify MVP. When you think about it, that's another way of saying that we never, ever make excuses or fail the mission. Do you want the challenge? When things get tough…do you rise to the occasion, or do you ask to make things easier? Scrum teaches us that we have options in changing conditions - to ask for help, to change the scope or modify MVP. Do you want the challenge? When things get tough…do you rise to the occasion, or do you ask to make things easier?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Scrum teaches us that we have options in changing conditions - to ask for help, to change the scope or modify MVP. When you think about it, that's another way of saying that we never, ever make excuses or fail the mission. Fuse Chamber, Inc 3:03 Badass Unscripted – If There Was A Formula, We’d All Be Using It https://badassagile.com/2020/04/16/badass-unscripted-if-there-was-a-formula-wed-all-be-using-it/ Thu, 16 Apr 2020 14:22:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1678 Looking for a formula to be successful with Agile? Start with intention. Define the problem. - What does success look like? What experiment might work and what are the three things we can do today to move us closer to success? execute, take action, fail. Repeat. That's your formula. Looking for a formula to be successful with Agile? Start with intention. Define the problem. - What does success look like? What experiment might work and what are the three things we can do today to move us closer to success? execute, take action, Looking for a formula to be successful with Agile?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Start with intention. Define the problem. - What does success look like? What experiment might work and what are the three things we can do today to move us closer to success? execute, take action, fail. Repeat.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> That's your formula. Fuse Chamber, Inc 4:15 Badass Unscripted – Discomfort Is Where The Growth Is https://badassagile.com/2020/04/09/badass-unscripted-discomfort-is-where-the-growth-is/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:13:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1675 Fuse Chamber, Inc 4:51 Episode 128 – The Best Way To Handle Lessons Learned https://badassagile.com/2020/03/30/episode-128-the-best-way-to-handle-lessons-learned/ Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:30:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1660 With the toll, risk, and sacrifice of a global health crisis, we’re learning new things every day. Wouldn’t it be a shame if we did what we’ve always done - and forgotten them as soon as this is over? What’s the right way to handle our lessons learned? Lessons have to be studied - properly documented, visited often, and put into practice - until you can truly say 'you've got this'. We frequently hear that those "who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Let's remember in the days of COVID-19 that we are constantly learning about ourselves, each other, and the world around us. Let us not forgot those lessons by committing to learning from them. Likewise, in Scrum, we can't just collect feedback and surveys, we owe it to our teams and clients to observe, document, and communicate the education we have earned through adversity. With the toll, risk, and sacrifice of a global health crisis, we’re learning new things every day. Wouldn’t it be a shame if we did what we’ve always done - and forgotten them as soon as this is over? What’s the right way to handle our lessons learned?... With the toll, risk, and sacrifice of a global health crisis, we’re learning new things every day. Wouldn’t it be a shame if we did what we’ve always done - and forgotten them as soon as this is over? What’s the right way to handle our lessons learned?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Lessons have to be studied - properly documented, visited often, and put into practice - until you can truly say 'you've got this'. We frequently hear that those "who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it". Let's remember in the days of COVID-19 that we are constantly learning about ourselves, each other, and the world around us. Let us not forgot those lessons by committing to learning from them. Likewise, in Scrum, we can't just collect feedback and surveys, we owe it to our teams and clients to observe, document, and communicate the education we have earned through adversity. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:25 Badass Unscripted – COVID19 – What Happens Next Is Yours To Lead https://badassagile.com/2020/03/26/badass-unscripted-covid19-what-happens-next-is-yours-to-lead/ Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:39:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1666 This is our time. Do you feel the call to lead? We want to create an uncommon tribe that not only adapts and assists, but leads the way. Let us not be at the mercy of the changing times, but architects in our emergence from them. Our community needs to know the way. Our clients need to know the way. When times are uncertain, be certainty. Stay tuned to this podcast, along with my twitter (@badass_agile) and instagram (@badassagile) for your invitation to be part of something special. This is our time. Do you feel the call to lead? We want to create an uncommon tribe that not only adapts and assists, but leads the way. Let us not be at the mercy of the changing times, but architects in our emergence from them. This is our time.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Do you feel the call to lead?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We want to create an uncommon tribe that not only adapts and assists, but leads the way. Let us not be at the mercy of the changing times, but architects in our emergence from them. Our community needs to know the way. Our clients need to know the way.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When times are uncertain, be certainty.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Stay tuned to this podcast, along with my twitter (@badass_agile) and instagram (@badassagile) for your invitation to be part of something special. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:05 Badass Unscripted – Embody True Certainty https://badassagile.com/2020/03/18/badass-unscripted-embody-true-certainty/ Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:03:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1599 The kind of certainty people really want can't be had with more process, more documentation, more planning. It comes from a leader who is in control of their actions.  Who impacts the world, rather than letting it move them. It should come from you. The kind of certainty people really want can't be had with more process, more documentation, more planning. It comes from a leader who is in control of their actions.  Who impacts the world, rather than letting it move them. It should come from you. The kind of certainty people really want can't be had with more process, more documentation, more planning.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It comes from a leader who is in control of their actions.  Who impacts the world, rather than letting it move them.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It should come from you. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 127 – Mastering Your Craft – Where Leaders Must Focus https://badassagile.com/2020/03/16/episode-127-mastering-your-craft-where-leaders-must-focus/ Mon, 16 Mar 2020 16:02:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1597 If you have teams under your care, and you are looking to improve so you can show up for THEM...here are the areas you should integrate into your daily practice and improvement. -Acting With Intention -Awareness and Attention -Selflessness and Service -Outcome Independence (Freedom from Attachments) -Committed Practice and Patience If you have teams under your care, and you are looking to improve so you can show up for THEM...here are the areas you should integrate into your daily practice and improvement. -Acting With Intention -Awareness and Attention If you have teams under your care, and you are looking to improve so you can show up for THEM...here are the areas you should integrate into your daily practice and improvement.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Acting With Intention<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Awareness and Attention<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Selflessness and Service<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Outcome Independence (Freedom from Attachments)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Committed Practice and Patience Fuse Chamber, Inc 20:41 Badass Unscripted – Lead Without Imposing Your Will https://badassagile.com/2020/03/11/badass-unscripted-lead-without-imposing-your-will/ Wed, 11 Mar 2020 16:01:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1592 We all used to want to 'be the boss'...king of the hill.  But leadership has changed radically.  It requires something completely different - in fact, it would seem to be a complete contradiction that 'the boss' doesn't actually get to boss anyone around.   A leader must lead without imposing their will instead. We all used to want to 'be the boss'...king of the hill.  But leadership has changed radically.  It requires something completely different - in fact, it would seem to be a complete contradiction that 'the boss' doesn't actually get to boss anyone arou... We all used to want to 'be the boss'...king of the hill.  But leadership has changed radically.  It requires something completely different - in fact, it would seem to be a complete contradiction that 'the boss' doesn't actually get to boss anyone around.   A leader must lead without imposing their will instead. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Episode 126 – Does Agile Need Rules? https://badassagile.com/2020/03/09/episode-126-does-agile-need-rules/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 13:39:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1585 Leaders are traditionally considered to be the ones who set and enforce rules, or 'standards'. Yet, if we are being asked to innovate, and to fail forward fast, are rules the right construct to motivate and guide collective action to a common goal? It could be argued that rules themselves create fertile ground for agile resistance.  Find out more in this episode! Leaders are traditionally considered to be the ones who set and enforce rules, or 'standards'. Yet, if we are being asked to innovate, and to fail forward fast, are rules the right construct to motivate and guide collective action to a common goal? ... Leaders are traditionally considered to be the ones who set and enforce rules, or 'standards'.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Yet, if we are being asked to innovate, and to fail forward fast, are rules the right construct to motivate and guide collective action to a common goal?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It could be argued that rules themselves create fertile ground for agile resistance.  Find out more in this episode! Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:50 Badass Unscripted – Be Relentless With Waste https://badassagile.com/2020/03/05/badass-unscripted-be-relentless-with-waste/ Thu, 05 Mar 2020 13:36:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1582 What are your wasteful things?  Remember that productivity is not about jamming more stuff into a limited time window, but rather stripping away the things that distract you and muddy your attention and focus. This week, commit to examining your work.  Monitor how you spend your time.  You might be surprised how much you can reclaim for higher-value things. What are your wasteful things?  Remember that productivity is not about jamming more stuff into a limited time window, but rather stripping away the things that distract you and muddy your attention and focus. This week, What are your wasteful things?  Remember that productivity is not about jamming more stuff into a limited time window, but rather stripping away the things that distract you and muddy your attention and focus.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This week, commit to examining your work.  Monitor how you spend your time.  You might be surprised how much you can reclaim for higher-value things. Fuse Chamber, Inc 3:55 Episode 125 – Whining And Complaining https://badassagile.com/2020/03/02/episode-125-whining-and-complaining/ Mon, 02 Mar 2020 13:35:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1576 What is negativity doing to your team room, and your leadership?  Time for a spot check....are you making this problem better, or worse?  Do you engage in the negative talk, both in your mind, and in the public domain?  Do you spread complaining and excuse making to others?  If so, try redirecting your thoughts to solutions.   Learn more in this week's episode! What is negativity doing to your team room, and your leadership?  Time for a spot check....are you making this problem better, or worse?  Do you engage in the negative talk, both in your mind, and in the public domain? What is negativity doing to your team room, and your leadership?  Time for a spot check....are you making this problem better, or worse?  Do you engage in the negative talk, both in your mind, and in the public domain?  Do you spread complaining and excuse making to others?  If so, try redirecting your thoughts to solutions.   Learn more in this week's episode! Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:33 Badass Unscripted – Absence Allows Leaders To Emerge https://badassagile.com/2020/02/27/badass-unscripted-absence-allows-leaders-to-emerge/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:33:48 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1573 Sometimes, its good to step away.  We tend to forget that other people are dying to lead too.  The silence, or deference of others may be due to you...taking up too much leader space.  Rotating chairs are all well and good, but its actually more fun to just not show up once in a while, with no warning, as it forces others to step-up with no prep-up.  It's exactly the kind of challenge that people are looking for. Sometimes, its good to step away.  We tend to forget that other people are dying to lead too.  The silence, or deference of others may be due to you...taking up too much leader space.  Rotating chairs are all well and good, Sometimes, its good to step away.  We tend to forget that other people are dying to lead too.  The silence, or deference of others may be due to you...taking up too much leader space.  Rotating chairs are all well and good, but its actually more fun to just not show up once in a while, with no warning, as it forces others to step-up with no prep-up.  It's exactly the kind of challenge that people are looking for. Fuse Chamber, Inc 4:05 Badass Conversations – Navy SEAL (Ret.) Mark Divine on The 7 Commitments That Forge Elite Teams https://badassagile.com/2020/02/24/badass-conversations-navy-seal-mark-divine-7-commitments-that-forge-elite-teams/ Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:56:44 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1565 Nothing invokes the image of a badass like a special operator. In 2014, this guest changed the course of my life, and set me on a path that sparked my career and personal trajectory, which included launching this show in 2017. Mark Divine is a retired US Navy SEAL and owner of SEALFIT.  He is the author of several bestselling books, including "Unbeatable Mind", "Way of The SEAL", and on March 2, 2020, will release his latest title, "Staring Down the Wolf: 7 Leadership Commitments That Forge Elite Teams".  In this week's episode, you'll hear Mark and I talk about: how leaders forge and refine themselves through self-masteryhow self-awareness, courage and failure interactwhy its so important to maximize the lessons gleaned from failure (and why playing it 'safe' won't lead to growth) I really enjoyed this book, and I know you'll love getting a glimpse into how truly high-performing organizations build elite teams.  Pre-order the book here: https://staringdownthewolf.com/pre-order-2 You can also check out Mark's work at:https://www.unbeatablemind.comhttps://www.sealfit.com Hope you get tons of value out of it! Nothing invokes the image of a badass like a special operator. In 2014, this guest changed the course of my life, and set me on a path that sparked my career and personal trajectory, which included launching this show in 2017. Nothing invokes the image of a badass like a special operator. In 2014, this guest changed the course of my life, and set me on a path that sparked my career and personal trajectory, which included launching this show in 2017.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Mark Divine is a retired US Navy SEAL and owner of SEALFIT.  He is the author of several bestselling books, including "Unbeatable Mind", "Way of The SEAL", and on March 2, 2020, will release his latest title, "Staring Down the Wolf: 7 Leadership Commitments That Forge Elite Teams".  In this week's episode, you'll hear Mark and I talk about:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> how leaders forge and refine themselves through self-masteryhow self-awareness, courage and failure interactwhy its so important to maximize the lessons gleaned from failure (and why playing it 'safe' won't lead to growth)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I really enjoyed this book, and I know you'll love getting a glimpse into how truly high-performing organizations build elite teams.  Pre-order the book here:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://staringdownthewolf.com/pre-order-2<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can also check out Mark's work at:https://www.unbeatablemind.comhttps://www.sealfit.com<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Hope you get tons of value out of it! Fuse Chamber, Inc 1:07:01 Badass Unscripted – How To Get Practice Building Great Teams https://badassagile.com/2020/02/19/badass-unscripted-how-to-get-practice-building-great-teams/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:53:59 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1563 As always, start with the willing.  Find people who already have an interest in agility, in change.  Help people who already 'get it' to make tiny increments of change.  Build your own dream team by adding value around the organization wherever you can - a minimally invasive, grassroots campaign.  Go do some agile 'stuff' wherever you stand; bottom up.  Create an inspirational culture - and be vigilant about keeping negativity out. As always, start with the willing.  Find people who already have an interest in agility, in change.  Help people who already 'get it' to make tiny increments of change.  Build your own dream team by adding value around the organization wherever you can... As always, start with the willing.  Find people who already have an interest in agility, in change.  Help people who already 'get it' to make tiny increments of change.  Build your own dream team by adding value around the organization wherever you can - a minimally invasive, grassroots campaign.  Go do some agile 'stuff' wherever you stand; bottom up.  Create an inspirational culture - and be vigilant about keeping negativity out. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:01 Badass Unscripted – Living with Your Limiters On https://badassagile.com/2020/02/11/badass-unscripted-living-with-your-limiters-on/ Tue, 11 Feb 2020 16:53:02 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1558 Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:00 Episode 124 – Balanced Learning https://badassagile.com/2020/02/10/episode-124-balanced-learning/ Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:48:03 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1551 As I've launched the new Badass Agile leadership learning experience, I had something I wanted to ramble about the partisan politics and binary thinking around modern education and certification. Be cautious of absolutes.  There is value in all education (if not necessarily certification), but there is a limit to how much you should attend, read, or memorize about any field of endeavour before we get out there and witness.  Live through some real challenges, develop and test your hypotheses. To overwhelm yourself with knowledge is to cloud and confuse the mind with too many competing products and their promises; shouting at you from every side.  Knowledge must be a stripping away of uncertainty and ignorance, not a warehousing of 'how-to's; and 'just by this'. As I've launched the new Badass Agile leadership learning experience, I had something I wanted to ramble about the partisan politics and binary thinking around modern education and certification. Be cautious of absolutes. As I've launched the new Badass Agile leadership learning experience, I had something I wanted to ramble about the partisan politics and binary thinking around modern education and certification.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Be cautious of absolutes.  There is value in all education (if not necessarily certification), but there is a limit to how much you should attend, read, or memorize about any field of endeavour before we get out there and witness.  Live through some real challenges, develop and test your hypotheses.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To overwhelm yourself with knowledge is to cloud and confuse the mind with too many competing products and their promises; shouting at you from every side.  Knowledge must be a stripping away of uncertainty and ignorance, not a warehousing of 'how-to's; and 'just by this'. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:35 Episode 123 – Return to Simplicity – Here’s How https://badassagile.com/2020/02/02/episode-123-return-to-simplicity-heres-how/ Sun, 02 Feb 2020 16:46:52 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1548 This year, let's keep it simple.  As frameworks and tools pile up, it's helpful to return once again to fundamentals.  To clear the space, to question our established rules, and look for our own sources of waste.   Let's take some simple practices from the fundamental badass agile way and make sure we are applying them to our individual and team practice. This year, let's keep it simple.  As frameworks and tools pile up, it's helpful to return once again to fundamentals.  To clear the space, to question our established rules, and look for our own sources of waste. This year, let's keep it simple.  As frameworks and tools pile up, it's helpful to return once again to fundamentals.  To clear the space, to question our established rules, and look for our own sources of waste.   Let's take some simple practices from the fundamental badass agile way and make sure we are applying them to our individual and team practice. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:34 Badass Unscripted – Not Ready For Change https://badassagile.com/2020/01/29/badass-unscripted-not-ready-for-change/ Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:45:37 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1545 A lot of people talk about improving, but very few people are willing to do the work it takes to actually improve. No matter how much they may say they want change, when faced with actual change....some people just aren't ready. Change is hard.  Even a small commitment is better than waiting until you're 100% ready...but until your reason is strong enough, you won't be ready to take the plunge.  And that's ok.  Focus on those who are ready NOW. A lot of people talk about improving, but very few people are willing to do the work it takes to actually improve. No matter how much they may say they want change, when faced with actual change....some people just aren't ready. Change is hard. A lot of people talk about improving, but very few people are willing to do the work it takes to actually improve.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> No matter how much they may say they want change, when faced with actual change....some people just aren't ready.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Change is hard.  Even a small commitment is better than waiting until you're 100% ready...but until your reason is strong enough, you won't be ready to take the plunge.  And that's ok.  Focus on those who are ready NOW. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:34 Episode 122 – Do You Struggle With Consistency? https://badassagile.com/2020/01/26/episode-122-do-you-struggle-with-consistency/ Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:43:50 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1542 If you are struggling to do anything consistently, you could be biting off too much.  The secret is to create ANY consistent habit, and then increase the scope and ambition once it's habitualized. If you are struggling to do anything consistently, you could be biting off too much.  The secret is to create ANY consistent habit, and then increase the scope and ambition once it's habitualized. If you are struggling to do anything consistently, you could be biting off too much.  The secret is to create ANY consistent habit, and then increase the scope and ambition once it's habitualized. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:51 Badass Unscripted – Dealing With Low Uptake Rates https://badassagile.com/2020/01/22/badass-unscripted-dealing-with-low-uptake-rates/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:42:25 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1539 What happens if you summon all of your courage and creativity to put something new, authentic and valuable into the world....and nobody comes? Better to wait for those who are naturally magnetized to your voice than it is to change your offering to suit a wider public. What happens if you summon all of your courage and creativity to put something new, authentic and valuable into the world....and nobody comes? Better to wait for those who are naturally magnetized to your voice than it is to change your offering to ... What happens if you summon all of your courage and creativity to put something new, authentic and valuable into the world....and nobody comes?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Better to wait for those who are naturally magnetized to your voice than it is to change your offering to suit a wider public. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:51 Episode 121 – Want To Be More Creative? Do These Three Things https://badassagile.com/2020/01/19/episode-121-want-to-be-more-creative-do-these-three-things/ Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:11:50 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1507 Creativity is fundamental to agility.  Problem solving blockers, interpersonal conflict, adapting and scaling agile, and general innovation demand that we tap into our deepest well of creativity. But how can you tap into this underused and unfairly labelled 'artsy' skill?  Three things will help. 1.  Be aware.  Find a way to pay attention, focus, notice.  Be in silence and lock out distractions so you can hear what your creative brain is saying. 2.  Surround yourself with inspiration.  It's great to borrow passion AND ideas from others.  Adding your own unique splash to it is still a form of creativity. 3.  Win.   Victory creates the confidence, freedom, and positivity that is fertile ground for creative thought.  Find something you are good at and you find fulfilling and do it as often as you can. Don't forget - creativity is lost if you don't record it so set up your life to easily capture it when it happens...and don't forget to groom your catalog every once in a while! Creativity is fundamental to agility.  Problem solving blockers, interpersonal conflict, adapting and scaling agile, and general innovation demand that we tap into our deepest well of creativity. But how can you tap into this underused and unfairly ... Creativity is fundamental to agility.  Problem solving blockers, interpersonal conflict, adapting and scaling agile, and general innovation demand that we tap into our deepest well of creativity.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But how can you tap into this underused and unfairly labelled 'artsy' skill?  Three things will help.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1.  Be aware.  Find a way to pay attention, focus, notice.  Be in silence and lock out distractions so you can hear what your creative brain is saying.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 2.  Surround yourself with inspiration.  It's great to borrow passion AND ideas from others.  Adding your own unique splash to it is still a form of creativity.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 3.  Win.   Victory creates the confidence, freedom, and positivity that is fertile ground for creative thought.  Find something you are good at and you find fulfilling and do it as often as you can.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don't forget - creativity is lost if you don't record it so set up your life to easily capture it when it happens...and don't forget to groom your catalog every once in a while! Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:40 Badass Unscripted – ….It Won’t Make You Faster https://badassagile.com/2020/01/15/badass-unscripted-it-wont-make-you-faster/ Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:10:49 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1504 If the sole motivation is efficiency, and the means create unhappy people or lower quality...it still won't be faster, even if it's faster. You'll lose people, you'll lose fans, you'll lose time - fixing broken product and broken teams. If the sole motivation is efficiency, and the means create unhappy people or lower quality...it still won't be faster, even if it's faster. You'll lose people, you'll lose fans, you'll lose time - fixing broken product and broken teams. If the sole motivation is efficiency, and the means create unhappy people or lower quality...it still won't be faster, even if it's faster.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You'll lose people, you'll lose fans, you'll lose time - fixing broken product and broken teams. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:39 Episode 120 – Leveraging Lessons Learned https://badassagile.com/2020/01/14/episode-120-leveraging-lessons-learned/ Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:09:40 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1501 You've been doing daily lessons learned or silver linings in your journal, right? If you have, I'll show you the next step in the brainstorming process - a periodic grooming of you best ideas for personal and team improvement.  I'll go through a small sample of notes from my journal that, without a grooming/mining habit, I probably would have completely forgotten about. You've been doing daily lessons learned or silver linings in your journal, right? If you have, I'll show you the next step in the brainstorming process - a periodic grooming of you best ideas for personal and team improvement. You've been doing daily lessons learned or silver linings in your journal, right?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you have, I'll show you the next step in the brainstorming process - a periodic grooming of you best ideas for personal and team improvement.  I'll go through a small sample of notes from my journal that, without a grooming/mining habit, I probably would have completely forgotten about. Fuse Chamber, Inc 14:05 Episode 119 – Vision Check https://badassagile.com/2020/01/08/episode-119-vision-check/ Wed, 08 Jan 2020 15:08:24 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1498 It's a new year...but don't make resolutions.  When was the last time that worked anyway? Instead, use the occasion to reflect on your existing vision and service statements (you DO have one of those, right?) and tweak it to reflect your path for the upcoming year.  Don't expect massive change, but rather, an update to keep you pointed in directions that build on the previous year's successes, and move you toward the things that you are passionate about and can demonstrative unmatched value in. If you want to stay accountable, share your updated vision at contact@badassagile.com...or post it in our new Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/ Happy New Year! It's a new year...but don't make resolutions.  When was the last time that worked anyway? Instead, use the occasion to reflect on your existing vision and service statements (you DO have one of those, right? It's a new year...but don't make resolutions.  When was the last time that worked anyway?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Instead, use the occasion to reflect on your existing vision and service statements (you DO have one of those, right?) and tweak it to reflect your path for the upcoming year.  Don't expect massive change, but rather, an update to keep you pointed in directions that build on the previous year's successes, and move you toward the things that you are passionate about and can demonstrative unmatched value in.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you want to stay accountable, share your updated vision at contact@badassagile.com...or post it in our new Facebook group!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> https://www.facebook.com/groups/badasslistenerlounge/<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Happy New Year! Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:51 Badass Unscripted – Business Value Statements https://badassagile.com/2020/01/01/badass-unscripted-business-value-statements/ Wed, 01 Jan 2020 14:50:31 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1489 Commitments with a resounding and well-communicated 'why' have the best chance of getting done well. That 'why' should not be limited to the '...so I can' element of a story headline.  A business value statement allows you to more clearly articulate why the business should invest in this story, feature or outcome NEXT.  It also allows various stakeholders (business and technical) to describe rationale for prioritizing this item that may not be obvious to the product owner - technical dependencies, regulatory or compliance demands, etc. Commitments with a resounding and well-communicated 'why' have the best chance of getting done well. That 'why' should not be limited to the '...so I can' element of a story headline.  A business value statement allows you to more clearly articulate wh... Commitments with a resounding and well-communicated 'why' have the best chance of getting done well. That 'why' should not be limited to the '...so I can' element of a story headline.  A business value statement allows you to more clearly articulate why the business should invest in this story, feature or outcome NEXT.  It also allows various stakeholders (business and technical) to describe rationale for prioritizing this item that may not be obvious to the product owner - technical dependencies, regulatory or compliance demands, etc. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:38 Episode 118 – How To Improve Accountability https://badassagile.com/2019/12/29/episode-118-how-to-improve-accountability/ Sun, 29 Dec 2019 14:48:31 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1486 At the core of Scrum is the assumption that teams need lightweight mechanisms to assist people in sizing, making, tracking and keeping commitments.  From the user story, which communicates why we're building something, story splitting and short delivery cycles to keep promises small and victories visible; to the sprint plan, which details who will do what and when, through the daily standup, whose structure provides a safe means to communicate wins and challenges - all are designed to simplify and habitualize what humans in small teams seem to struggle with most....accountability. in this episode, we'll discuss how right-sizing commitments based on the team's current level of excellence, along with accountability partnerships, can help make these practices even better. At the core of Scrum is the assumption that teams need lightweight mechanisms to assist people in sizing, making, tracking and keeping commitments.  From the user story, which communicates why we're building something, At the core of Scrum is the assumption that teams need lightweight mechanisms to assist people in sizing, making, tracking and keeping commitments.  From the user story, which communicates why we're building something, story splitting and short delivery cycles to keep promises small and victories visible; to the sprint plan, which details who will do what and when, through the daily standup, whose structure provides a safe means to communicate wins and challenges - all are designed to simplify and habitualize what humans in small teams seem to struggle with most....accountability.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> in this episode, we'll discuss how right-sizing commitments based on the team's current level of excellence, along with accountability partnerships, can help make these practices even better. Fuse Chamber, Inc 14:16 Badass Unscripted – Too Many Questions https://badassagile.com/2019/12/26/badass-unscripted-too-many-questions/ Thu, 26 Dec 2019 14:46:54 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1483 What it means when you get too many rapid-fire questions when training a new team - especially if those questions appear to question Agile or seem unduly negative or fearful. What it means when you get too many rapid-fire questions when training a new team - especially if those questions appear to question Agile or seem unduly negative or fearful. What it means when you get too many rapid-fire questions when training a new team - especially if those questions appear to question Agile or seem unduly negative or fearful. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:19 Episode 117 – 4 Mindsets That Amp Up Your Coaching Skills https://badassagile.com/2019/12/22/episode-117-4-mindsets-that-amp-up-your-coaching-skills/ Sun, 22 Dec 2019 14:45:30 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1480 If you lead agile teams, your attitudes and beliefs about work, delivery and teams matter.  In this episode, we talk about 4 such mindsets: Opposition is GoodYou Can’t Control ChaosThe Sooner You React The BetterI want the challenge! The key to becoming more effective is to put these into practice.  Challenge yourself to reflect on and then live at least one of these values this week.  As they become habitual, take on more! I'd also like to announce that I'm looking to expand Badass Agile with more chapters in 2020.  If you think you might be interested in joining or leading a chapter in the following markets: -New York NY -Boston, MA -Washington DC -San Francisco CA -Dallas/Fort Worth TX Please reach out to me at contact@badassagile.com and I'll send you more information. If you lead agile teams, your attitudes and beliefs about work, delivery and teams matter.  In this episode, we talk about 4 such mindsets: Opposition is GoodYou Can’t Control ChaosThe Sooner You React The BetterI want the challenge! If you lead agile teams, your attitudes and beliefs about work, delivery and teams matter.  In this episode, we talk about 4 such mindsets:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Opposition is GoodYou Can’t Control ChaosThe Sooner You React The BetterI want the challenge!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The key to becoming more effective is to put these into practice.  Challenge yourself to reflect on and then live at least one of these values this week.  As they become habitual, take on more!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I'd also like to announce that I'm looking to expand Badass Agile with more chapters in 2020.  If you think you might be interested in joining or leading a chapter in the following markets:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -New York NY<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Boston, MA<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Washington DC<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -San Francisco CA<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> -Dallas/Fort Worth TX<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Please reach out to me at contact@badassagile.com and I'll send you more information. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:52 Badass Unscripted – The Stories You Tell Yourself https://badassagile.com/2019/12/18/badass-unscripted-the-stories-you-tell-yourself/ Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:43:30 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1476 Self-limiting beliefs, or 'the stories you tell yourself' can derail your progress and effectiveness as a teacher, coach and influencer. The trick is...they're hard to recognize and repair.  They have a tendency to play in the background.  Spawned from early or subconscious roots, they live in our blind spots where we can't see them easily. In this episode I discuss why they matter, and how to locate them, bring them to the fore, and begin to dismantle them - which frees you to manifest your vision and outcomes. Self-limiting beliefs, or 'the stories you tell yourself' can derail your progress and effectiveness as a teacher, coach and influencer. The trick is...they're hard to recognize and repair.  They have a tendency to play in the background. Self-limiting beliefs, or 'the stories you tell yourself' can derail your progress and effectiveness as a teacher, coach and influencer.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The trick is...they're hard to recognize and repair.  They have a tendency to play in the background.  Spawned from early or subconscious roots, they live in our blind spots where we can't see them easily.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In this episode I discuss why they matter, and how to locate them, bring them to the fore, and begin to dismantle them - which frees you to manifest your vision and outcomes. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:13 Badass Answers – How To Stand Out In a Sea of Scrum Masters https://badassagile.com/2019/12/15/badass-answers-how-to-stand-out-in-a-sea-of-scrum-masters/ Sun, 15 Dec 2019 15:03:46 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1467 This week, I answer an email from a reader who is launching his second career, hoping to break into the world of Agile, Scrum, and training. In the answer, I discuss the things you can do to stand out from the crowd when you have little or no experience or training/certification to help support your suitability for a job or opportunity. Remember, you can reach out at contact@badassagile.com if you have any questions about career path, coaching, or general agile and leadership practice. This week, I answer an email from a reader who is launching his second career, hoping to break into the world of Agile, Scrum, and training. In the answer, I discuss the things you can do to stand out from the crowd when you have little or no experi... This week, I answer an email from a reader who is launching his second career, hoping to break into the world of Agile, Scrum, and training.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In the answer, I discuss the things you can do to stand out from the crowd when you have little or no experience or training/certification to help support your suitability for a job or opportunity.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Remember, you can reach out at contact@badassagile.com if you have any questions about career path, coaching, or general agile and leadership practice. Fuse Chamber, Inc 24:31 Badass Unscripted – Agile Secret Sauce – Teams https://badassagile.com/2019/12/11/badass-unscripted-agile-secret-sauce-teams/ Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:02:59 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1462 Team is everything.  It doesn't matter how much technique you've got, its all about the way people come together, stretch, reach, dream, and do the impossible. If you're not part of a high-performing team, you've got to SEE it before you can understand it and repeat it.  Reach out to contact@badassagile.com if you want to learn more. Team is everything.  It doesn't matter how much technique you've got, its all about the way people come together, stretch, reach, dream, and do the impossible. If you're not part of a high-performing team, Team is everything.  It doesn't matter how much technique you've got, its all about the way people come together, stretch, reach, dream, and do the impossible.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you're not part of a high-performing team, you've got to SEE it before you can understand it and repeat it.  Reach out to contact@badassagile.com if you want to learn more. Fuse Chamber, Inc 9:16 Badass Unscripted – Knowledgeable, or Effective? https://badassagile.com/2019/12/04/badass-unscripted-knowledgeable-or-effective/ Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:35:18 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1450 Is it better to be knowledgeable, or effective?  As recent trends point to a decrease in elite-level post-graduate enrollment; its worth asking if all of this schooling is creating value in such a volatile and fluid business landscape. Is it better to be knowledgeable, or effective?  As recent trends point to a decrease in elite-level post-graduate enrollment; its worth asking if all of this schooling is creating value in such a volatile and fluid business landscape. Is it better to be knowledgeable, or effective?  As recent trends point to a decrease in elite-level post-graduate enrollment; its worth asking if all of this schooling is creating value in such a volatile and fluid business landscape. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:21 Episode 116 – 5 Tips For Better Coaching https://badassagile.com/2019/12/03/episode-116-5-tips-for-better-coaching/ Tue, 03 Dec 2019 16:33:54 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1447 In this episode, I discuss a few tips that will help you improve the 'intangibles' - the non-technical, non-academic qualities that make for great inspiration and great leadership.  Among these - be confident, become a storyteller, and be willing to experiment. In this episode, I discuss a few tips that will help you improve the 'intangibles' - the non-technical, non-academic qualities that make for great inspiration and great leadership.  Among these - be confident, become a storyteller, In this episode, I discuss a few tips that will help you improve the 'intangibles' - the non-technical, non-academic qualities that make for great inspiration and great leadership.  Among these - be confident, become a storyteller, and be willing to experiment. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:50 Badass Unscripted – Authenticity, Originality, and The Year Ahead https://badassagile.com/2019/11/28/badass-unscripted-authenticity-originality-and-the-year-ahead/ Thu, 28 Nov 2019 15:10:54 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1440 A late night reflection on standing out from the crowd by increasing authenticity and originality...to distinguish oneself from the sameness that permeates our culture so we can serve our agile teams, clients and community and advance the craft. A late night reflection on standing out from the crowd by increasing authenticity and originality...to distinguish oneself from the sameness that permeates our culture so we can serve our agile teams, clients and community and advance the craft. A late night reflection on standing out from the crowd by increasing authenticity and originality...to distinguish oneself from the sameness that permeates our culture so we can serve our agile teams, clients and community and advance the craft. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Episode 115 – Move (And Never Swim Alone) https://badassagile.com/2019/11/25/episode-115-move-and-never-swim-alone/ Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:10:00 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1437 What’s the one thing you need to get good at in order to stand out above competition?   You need to MOVE…and, you might want to think about getting a swim buddy. Moving means you need to act.  Consistently and courageously.While this sounds intuitive, the most common issue I encounter with teams is a hesitation to move in an uncertain direction.  This is not a team problem, a corporate problem or an agile problem….this is pervasive across our culture.   If you want different results, you have to act.One of the best ways to ratchet up your ability to act is to recruit a swim buddy - someone who not only keeps you accountable, but won’t let you failIt is also a force multiplier to learn how to be an accountability partner to others - see what you learn by allowing others to put their success in your hands What’s the one thing you need to get good at in order to stand out above competition?   You need to MOVE…and, you might want to think about getting a swim buddy. Moving means you need to act.  Consistently and courageously. What’s the one thing you need to get good at in order to stand out above competition?   You need to MOVE…and, you might want to think about getting a swim buddy.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Moving means you need to act.  Consistently and courageously.While this sounds intuitive, the most common issue I encounter with teams is a hesitation to move in an uncertain direction.  This is not a team problem, a corporate problem or an agile problem….this is pervasive across our culture.   If you want different results, you have to act.One of the best ways to ratchet up your ability to act is to recruit a swim buddy - someone who not only keeps you accountable, but won’t let you failIt is also a force multiplier to learn how to be an accountability partner to others - see what you learn by allowing others to put their success in your hands Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:33 Badass Unscripted – Agile As Non-Event https://badassagile.com/2019/11/20/badass-unscripted-agile-as-non-event/ Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:08:12 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1434 We often describe Delivery as a non-event in the ideal; why not agility itself? Must it really be such a huge enterprise undertaking - especially as we hope to infuse agility into our everyday work and culture? What would happen if we simply moved into our first experiment as the best way of conquering the unknown? We often describe Delivery as a non-event in the ideal; why not agility itself? Must it really be such a huge enterprise undertaking - especially as we hope to infuse agility into our everyday work and culture? We often describe Delivery as a non-event in the ideal; why not agility itself?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Must it really be such a huge enterprise undertaking - especially as we hope to infuse agility into our everyday work and culture?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> What would happen if we simply moved into our first experiment as the best way of conquering the unknown? Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:49 Badass Conversations – Get Burly And Build an Elite Team With Michael Caron https://badassagile.com/2019/11/17/badass-conversations-get-burly-and-build-an-elite-team-with-michael-caron/ Sun, 17 Nov 2019 19:09:07 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1421 I don’t do a lot of interview shows.  When I do, I want to bring on my friends - People I know personally who are making a real difference. Mike Caron is a fellow Unbeatable Mind student and member, and owner of Get Burly, a US-based team experience company that is about so much more than physical toughness.   He really gets agility; embracing failure and team life.... and he’s making it happen with America’s youth in a very real way. I love when he talks about being “impeccable with your word”.   Potent stuff.  Don’t miss this one!! I don’t do a lot of interview shows.  When I do, I want to bring on my friends - People I know personally who are making a real difference. Mike Caron is a fellow Unbeatable Mind student and member, and owner of Get Burly, I don’t do a lot of interview shows.  When I do, I want to bring on my friends - People I know personally who are making a real difference.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Mike Caron is a fellow Unbeatable Mind student and member, and owner of Get Burly, a US-based team experience company that is about so much more than physical toughness.   He really gets agility; embracing failure and team life.... and he’s making it happen with America’s youth in a very real way. I love when he talks about being “impeccable with your word”.   Potent stuff.  Don’t miss this one!! Fuse Chamber, Inc 36:41 Badass Unscripted – Trophies For Everyone? https://badassagile.com/2019/11/13/badass-unscripted-trophies-for-everyone/ Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:08:12 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1418 Should we hand out trophies to everyone...even when we lose?  Or are we better to signal the loss and focus on the learning opportunity?  Who do we really help or hurt by calling a loss a victory? Should we hand out trophies to everyone...even when we lose?  Or are we better to signal the loss and focus on the learning opportunity?  Who do we really help or hurt by calling a loss a victory? Should we hand out trophies to everyone...even when we lose?  Or are we better to signal the loss and focus on the learning opportunity?  Who do we really help or hurt by calling a loss a victory? Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:29 Episode 114 – Simplicity https://badassagile.com/2019/11/10/episode-114-simplicity/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:56:04 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1412 This week, we give pause to think about all of the complexity in the agile space; the overload of books, articles, opinions, and techniques, and how a return to simple fundamentals allows you to see your way clearly in any scenario…without having to fumble through your toolkit or recall rehearsed routines. This week, we give pause to think about all of the complexity in the agile space; the overload of books, articles, opinions, and techniques, and how a return to simple fundamentals allows you to see your way clearly in any scenario…without having to fu... This week, we give pause to think about all of the complexity in the agile space; the overload of books, articles, opinions, and techniques, and how a return to simple fundamentals allows you to see your way clearly in any scenario…without having to fumble through your toolkit or recall rehearsed routines. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:52 Badass Unscripted – What Happens When You Act With Courage https://badassagile.com/2019/11/05/badass-unscripted-what-happens-when-you-act-with-courage/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:54:29 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1409 Be courageous this week.  Ask for the opportunity.  Speak your truth.  Do the unexpected, the new, the unusual.  When you do, you define your own reality.  You create your own luck. Be courageous this week.  Ask for the opportunity.  Speak your truth.  Do the unexpected, the new, the unusual.  When you do, you define your own reality.  You create your own luck. Be courageous this week.  Ask for the opportunity.  Speak your truth.  Do the unexpected, the new, the unusual.  When you do, you define your own reality.  You create your own luck. Fuse Chamber, Inc 3:34 Episode 113 – Starting From Zero – How Agile Teams Evolve https://badassagile.com/2019/11/03/episode-113-starting-from-zero-how-agile-teams-evolve/ Sun, 03 Nov 2019 14:25:43 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1400 Ramping up a new team is a difficult time.  Confused and afraid, the early days and weeks are full of hesitation, anxiety, and expectations.  In this state teams can’t perform.  Let’s see how a team naturally evolves when you’re starting from zero. Ramping up a new team is a difficult time.  Confused and afraid, the early days and weeks are full of hesitation, anxiety, and expectations.  In this state teams can’t perform.  Let’s see how a team naturally evolves when you’re starting from zero. Ramping up a new team is a difficult time.  Confused and afraid, the early days and weeks are full of hesitation, anxiety, and expectations.  In this state teams can’t perform.  Let’s see how a team naturally evolves when you’re starting from zero. Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:36 Badass Unscripted – Tips to Build A Badass Resume https://badassagile.com/2019/10/29/badass-unscripted-tips-to-build-a-badass-resume/ Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:27:13 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1403 Do you want your resume to stand out from the stack?  Don't worry so much about how 'little' experience you have.  It's not about the number of years. Document every experiment that you run, along with the outcome.  Shine a light on the ones that worked well - those that created a positive result, and added value; but don't be afraid to mention the failures too.  What you want to demonstrate is that you are constantly leading from where you stand; taking action, rather than staying mired in analysis, and endeavoring rather than accepting the status quo. Do you want your resume to stand out from the stack?  Don't worry so much about how 'little' experience you have.  It's not about the number of years. Document every experiment that you run, along with the outcome. Do you want your resume to stand out from the stack?  Don't worry so much about how 'little' experience you have.  It's not about the number of years.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Document every experiment that you run, along with the outcome.  Shine a light on the ones that worked well - those that created a positive result, and added value; but don't be afraid to mention the failures too.  What you want to demonstrate is that you are constantly leading from where you stand; taking action, rather than staying mired in analysis, and endeavoring rather than accepting the status quo. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:08 Badass Answers – How Do You Find Your Vision And Purpose? https://badassagile.com/2019/10/28/badass-answers-how-do-you-find-your-vision-and-purpose/ Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:45:21 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1392 If you've been a follower for any length of time, you know how much importance I put on being visionary and understanding your purpose. I believe it is at the heart of great leadership - excellent leaders do this well; struggling leaders don't seem to get the hang of it. But listener James asks "how do you go about finding it"? The answer itself is in the badass way - get focused, get gritty, get humble...and don't forget to inspect and adapt relentlessly. Listen in to find out more. If you've been a follower for any length of time, you know how much importance I put on being visionary and understanding your purpose. I believe it is at the heart of great leadership - excellent leaders do this well; struggling leaders don't seem to ... If you've been a follower for any length of time, you know how much importance I put on being visionary and understanding your purpose. I believe it is at the heart of great leadership - excellent leaders do this well; struggling leaders don't seem to get the hang of it.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But listener James asks "how do you go about finding it"?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The answer itself is in the badass way - get focused, get gritty, get humble...and don't forget to inspect and adapt relentlessly.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Listen in to find out more. Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:49 Badass Unscripted – How To Have A Coaching Mindset https://badassagile.com/2019/10/23/badass-unscripted-how-to-have-a-coaching-mindset/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:55:17 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1387 Start with the approach that you co-create agility WITH your teams.  Its not something you force or install.   Be the living example of embracing and chasing failure as the best way to improve.  Always treat adoption and ’shifting’ as a never-ending journey….but your coaching engagement itself must have an expiry date so you can focus on creating learners and leaders from within.  Help people get closer to what THEY want before asking them to hit homeruns for the team or the organization.   Maintain a positive mental attitude - especially in the worst of times - because your presence is always contagious. Start with the approach that you co-create agility WITH your teams.  Its not something you force or install.   Be the living example of embracing and chasing failure as the best way to improve.  Always treat adoption and ’shifting’ as a never-ending jo... Start with the approach that you co-create agility WITH your teams.  Its not something you force or install.   Be the living example of embracing and chasing failure as the best way to improve.  Always treat adoption and ’shifting’ as a never-ending journey….but your coaching engagement itself must have an expiry date so you can focus on creating learners and leaders from within.  Help people get closer to what THEY want before asking them to hit homeruns for the team or the organization.   Maintain a positive mental attitude - especially in the worst of times - because your presence is always contagious. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:45 Episode 112 – How To Set The Bar High https://badassagile.com/2019/10/20/episode-112-how-to-set-the-bar-high/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 13:55:16 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1385 How Do You Set the Bar High in the culture of hugs and trophies for everyone? Start With YourselfCreate Team CreedsFocus on setting progressive and selective goals that move the dial ever forward How Do You Set the Bar High in the culture of hugs and trophies for everyone? Start With YourselfCreate Team CreedsFocus on setting progressive and selective goals that move the dial ever forward How Do You Set the Bar High in the culture of hugs and trophies for everyone?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Start With YourselfCreate Team CreedsFocus on setting progressive and selective goals that move the dial ever forward Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:26 Badass Unscripted – On “Cheaper” https://badassagile.com/2019/10/17/badass-unscripted-on-cheaper/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:53:23 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1383 The main problem with "Better, Faster, Cheaper" is that everyone can sense 'cheap'.   When you're trying to cut corners, you aren't fooling anyone.  That includes your people, projects and products. The main problem with "Better, Faster, Cheaper" is that everyone can sense 'cheap'.   When you're trying to cut corners, you aren't fooling anyone.  That includes your people, projects and products. The main problem with "Better, Faster, Cheaper" is that everyone can sense 'cheap'.   When you're trying to cut corners, you aren't fooling anyone.  That includes your people, projects and products. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:49 **Announcement** – The Badass Agile Netherlands Chapter https://badassagile.com/2019/10/16/announcement-the-badass-agile-netherlands-chapter/ Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:53:22 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1377 Please join me in welcoming the first official Badass Agile Chapter! Marianne and Laurens from the Netherlands will lead this community - stay tuned for details.  If you're in the Netherlands, you'll want to stay connected for events, discussions, and resources! A sincere thanks to you guys for helping grow the community, the philosophy, and the practice!  I'm so honoured to be working with you! Please join me in welcoming the first official Badass Agile Chapter! Marianne and Laurens from the Netherlands will lead this community - stay tuned for details.  If you're in the Netherlands, you'll want to stay connected for events, discussions, Please join me in welcoming the first official Badass Agile Chapter!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Marianne and Laurens from the Netherlands will lead this community - stay tuned for details.  If you're in the Netherlands, you'll want to stay connected for events, discussions, and resources!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A sincere thanks to you guys for helping grow the community, the philosophy, and the practice!  I'm so honoured to be working with you! Fuse Chamber, Inc 2:27 Episode 111 – How To Train Integrity https://badassagile.com/2019/10/14/episode-111-how-to-train-integrity/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:52:24 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1374 It’s easy to act with integrity when your environment doesn’t challenge your standards.   But how do you teach others to act with integrity when it matters? You must lead by example, and simply show integrity first.   Act like an owner, be transparent, ask for help, communicate, lean into the hard challenges, and be most accountable when the failure is most costlyCreate low stakes for others to replicate you behaviour - at least at first - this means lowering the cost of genuine, honest mistakes.Remember, it all begins with vision,   Know who you are and how you serve; and the hills you would die on….your standards. It’s easy to act with integrity when your environment doesn’t challenge your standards.   But how do you teach others to act with integrity when it matters? You must lead by example, and simply show integrity first.   Act like an owner, It’s easy to act with integrity when your environment doesn’t challenge your standards.   But how do you teach others to act with integrity when it matters?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You must lead by example, and simply show integrity first.   Act like an owner, be transparent, ask for help, communicate, lean into the hard challenges, and be most accountable when the failure is most costlyCreate low stakes for others to replicate you behaviour - at least at first - this means lowering the cost of genuine, honest mistakes.Remember, it all begins with vision,   Know who you are and how you serve; and the hills you would die on….your standards. Fuse Chamber, Inc 14:04 Badass Unscripted – Multi-Project Teams https://badassagile.com/2019/10/08/badass-unscripted-multi-project-teams/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:38:45 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1365 Its all too common to have 'agile' teams that work on 5 or more projects at the same time.   In theory, more is better; but spread too thin, a team loses immersion, continuity, and momentum.  Know the upsides and downsides so that, if you can't convince leadership to create committed, co-located teams, you can communicate the tradeoffs, and set expectations accordingly. Its all too common to have 'agile' teams that work on 5 or more projects at the same time.   In theory, more is better; but spread too thin, a team loses immersion, continuity, and momentum.  Know the upsides and downsides so that, Its all too common to have 'agile' teams that work on 5 or more projects at the same time.   In theory, more is better; but spread too thin, a team loses immersion, continuity, and momentum.  Know the upsides and downsides so that, if you can't convince leadership to create committed, co-located teams, you can communicate the tradeoffs, and set expectations accordingly. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:01 Episode 110 – Making Work Visible https://badassagile.com/2019/10/06/episode-110-making-work-visible/ Sun, 06 Oct 2019 12:37:54 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1363 Why Is ‘Make Work Visible’ one of the three Scrum artifacts?  Why does it matter and how can you apply it to non-technical and non-scrum initiatives? Making Work Visible doesn’t seem like an artifact, but in fact is a way of thinking about delivery and status that eliminates the overhead of collecting and producing status reportsThe easiest way to make work visible is to publish done things, but there are many other practices that make true ’status’ more available and transparentThese techniques also apply to non-technical product Why Is ‘Make Work Visible’ one of the three Scrum artifacts?  Why does it matter and how can you apply it to non-technical and non-scrum initiatives? Making Work Visible doesn’t seem like an artifact, Why Is ‘Make Work Visible’ one of the three Scrum artifacts?  Why does it matter and how can you apply it to non-technical and non-scrum initiatives?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Making Work Visible doesn’t seem like an artifact, but in fact is a way of thinking about delivery and status that eliminates the overhead of collecting and producing status reportsThe easiest way to make work visible is to publish done things, but there are many other practices that make true ’status’ more available and transparentThese techniques also apply to non-technical product Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:12 Badass Unscripted – Silver Linings https://badassagile.com/2019/10/01/badass-unscripted-silver-linings/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:37:10 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1361 “Looking on the bright side” may seem like an empty practice - putting a cheap paint job on a crappy situation - but actually, learning to see the wisdom and opportunity in challenges is a very powerful way to get unstuck when things are sticky.   In this episode, we’ll uncover a simple set of statements that can help you put the right spin on current events to make a very real difference in your performance.  And…this is a great one to teach your teams! “Looking on the bright side” may seem like an empty practice - putting a cheap paint job on a crappy situation - but actually, learning to see the wisdom and opportunity in challenges is a very powerful way to get unstuck when things are sticky. “Looking on the bright side” may seem like an empty practice - putting a cheap paint job on a crappy situation - but actually, learning to see the wisdom and opportunity in challenges is a very powerful way to get unstuck when things are sticky.   In this episode, we’ll uncover a simple set of statements that can help you put the right spin on current events to make a very real difference in your performance.  And…this is a great one to teach your teams! Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:55 Episode 109 – Dealing With Changes https://badassagile.com/2019/09/29/episode-109-dealing-with-changes/ Sun, 29 Sep 2019 12:36:23 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1355 Projects and teams can involve frequent and sometimes painful change. How does a leader lead through change by example? Make sure you have been listening to my episodes on fundamentals and the ‘Badass Way’.   Learn the basics of Agile Leadership and practice, practice, practice.When dealing with change, especially traumatic change, you’re going to need to lean on lessons learned in studying the Badass Way:Remember your ‘why’ - vision and service will free you from outcome dependence (a particular role, job, project or result)Remember to embrace failure and find gratitude in things that don’t go the way you expectedUse the retrospective to document what, specifically, you learned from the experience Projects and teams can involve frequent and sometimes painful change. How does a leader lead through change by example? Make sure you have been listening to my episodes on fundamentals and the ‘Badass Way’. Projects and teams can involve frequent and sometimes painful change. How does a leader lead through change by example?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Make sure you have been listening to my episodes on fundamentals and the ‘Badass Way’.   Learn the basics of Agile Leadership and practice, practice, practice.When dealing with change, especially traumatic change, you’re going to need to lean on lessons learned in studying the Badass Way:Remember your ‘why’ - vision and service will free you from outcome dependence (a particular role, job, project or result)Remember to embrace failure and find gratitude in things that don’t go the way you expectedUse the retrospective to document what, specifically, you learned from the experience Fuse Chamber, Inc 16:04 Badass Answers – Capacity and Theme Song https://badassagile.com/2019/09/27/badass-answers-capacity-and-theme-song/ Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:41:52 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1348 This week, we explore two very different questions submitted from two different listeners: how do you measure and describe ‘capacity’ when you have teams working on non-technical (or just ‘other’) issues, and….who wrote your theme song, and where can I download it? This week, we explore two very different questions submitted from two different listeners: how do you measure and describe ‘capacity’ when you have teams working on non-technical (or just ‘other’) issues, and….who wrote your theme song, This week, we explore two very different questions submitted from two different listeners: how do you measure and describe ‘capacity’ when you have teams working on non-technical (or just ‘other’) issues, and….who wrote your theme song, and where can I download it? Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:26 Badass Unscripted – 3 Components Of Influence https://badassagile.com/2019/09/23/badass-unscripted-3-components-of-influence/ Mon, 23 Sep 2019 17:01:11 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1341 One common question I get is how to become more influential.   If you want your massage to have impact - to resonate and to stick - just follow the example of those who have gone successfully before you. Impactful people and messages anchor their messages to existing powerful emotional or cultural touchpoint, repeat and spread the message, and then amplify the resulting waves. One common question I get is how to become more influential.   If you want your massage to have impact - to resonate and to stick - just follow the example of those who have gone successfully before you. One common question I get is how to become more influential.   If you want your massage to have impact - to resonate and to stick - just follow the example of those who have gone successfully before you.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Impactful people and messages anchor their messages to existing powerful emotional or cultural touchpoint, repeat and spread the message, and then amplify the resulting waves. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:13 Badass Unscripted – Two Kinds Of People https://badassagile.com/2019/09/17/badass-unscripted-two-kinds-of-people/ Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:00:20 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1338 There are two sorts of people you meet in the halls of a large enterprise; those who want to learn specific job skills so they can meet their targets, impress their bosses and get a particular job done. And then there are those who want to learn the skills of change and influence. Or those who simply want to be a part of something much bigger. On the one hand, it's easy to believe that there can't be leaders without followers. That some people are destined to accept the leadership of others, and help achieve somebody else's vision.But I believe that eventually, all people, or at least most of them, become visionary… Especially when they come face-to-face with their own limitlessness. There are two sorts of people you meet in the halls of a large enterprise; those who want to learn specific job skills so they can meet their targets, impress their bosses and get a particular job done. There are two sorts of people you meet in the halls of a large enterprise; those who want to learn specific job skills so they can meet their targets, impress their bosses and get a particular job done.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> And then there are those who want to learn the skills of change and influence. Or those who simply want to be a part of something much bigger.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> On the one hand, it's easy to believe that there can't be leaders without followers. That some people are destined to accept the leadership of others, and help achieve somebody else's vision.But I believe that eventually, all people, or at least most of them, become visionary… Especially when they come face-to-face with their own limitlessness. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:08 Episode 108 – The Grooming Habit https://badassagile.com/2019/09/16/episode-108-the-grooming-habit/ Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:08:22 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1331 Everyone loves retrospectives. This is where we get to improve. Everyone loves demos… Because this is where we get to show off our finished work to the customer in waiting. But nobody ever mentions backlog grooming as their favourite scrum ceremony. But I think it should be. Often done poorly, grooming is the refining work that allows a backlog to remain current, relevant…and agile Proper grooming can eliminate waste by keeping low priority items low Proper grooming allows us to maximize the time for development, testing and other meaningful work - rather than asking for clarifications mid-sprint, or building the wrong thing Most important, a good backlog grooming habit frees the team and PO to brainstorm and get the kitchen sink out there…knowing that the good ideas will stick and recur, and the bad ones will eventually fall off Everyone loves retrospectives. This is where we get to improve. Everyone loves demos… Because this is where we get to show off our finished work to the customer in waiting. But nobody ever mentions backlog grooming as their favourite scrum ceremony.... Everyone loves retrospectives. This is where we get to improve. Everyone loves demos… Because this is where we get to show off our finished work to the customer in waiting.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> But nobody ever mentions backlog grooming as their favourite scrum ceremony. But I think it should be.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Often done poorly, grooming is the refining work that allows a backlog to remain current, relevant…and agile<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Proper grooming can eliminate waste by keeping low priority items low<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Proper grooming allows us to maximize the time for development, testing and other meaningful work - rather than asking for clarifications mid-sprint, or building the wrong thing<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Most important, a good backlog grooming habit frees the team and PO to brainstorm and get the kitchen sink out there…knowing that the good ideas will stick and recur, and the bad ones will eventually fall off Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:18 Badass Unscripted – Getting Good At Mayhem https://badassagile.com/2019/09/11/badass-unscripted-getting-good-at-mayhem/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:07:25 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1328 There's been a change in how people organize in enterprise. But with flat hierarchies, and self-organizing teams, has the concept of leader or even team captains become obsolete and forbidden? You know what we should teach more of? How to respond to mayhem - rapidly changing expectations in unstable conditions. What I’ve found - and what’s helpful to communicate to clients - is that the first 3 sprints (literally, the first 6-8 weeks) are mayhem. On a new scrum team, or in new business/technical landscapes, there will always be challenges with insufficient information, assumptions, inadequate tools, unclear expectations, unfamiliar teammates and accountabilities….with firm deliverable dates. Overwhelm is inevitable, and therefore wholly expected. There's been a change in how people organize in enterprise. But with flat hierarchies, and self-organizing teams, has the concept of leader or even team captains become obsolete and forbidden? You know what we should teach more of? There's been a change in how people organize in enterprise. But with flat hierarchies, and self-organizing teams, has the concept of leader or even team captains become obsolete and forbidden?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You know what we should teach more of? How to respond to mayhem - rapidly changing expectations in unstable conditions.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> What I’ve found - and what’s helpful to communicate to clients - is that the first 3 sprints (literally, the first 6-8 weeks) are mayhem. On a new scrum team, or in new business/technical landscapes, there will always be challenges with insufficient information, assumptions, inadequate tools, unclear expectations, unfamiliar teammates and accountabilities….with firm deliverable dates. Overwhelm is inevitable, and therefore wholly expected. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:00 Episode 107 – 4 Reasons Why We Still Need Captains https://badassagile.com/2019/09/08/episode-107-4-reasons-why-we-still-need-captains/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 14:58:31 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1321 There's been a change in how people organize in enterprise. But with flat hierarchies, and self-organizing teams, has the concept of leader or even team captains become obsolete and forbidden?Here are just 4 reasons why, despite the levelling of roles within teams, we still have - and need - captains and leaders…at least at times. Sometimes, people just need a little pushSomeone needs to hold themselves accountable to grow the teamA leader first and foremost sets an example for others to followPeople who are comfortable sharing wisdom must do so…for the benefit of the others in the team who are uncertain or inexperienced There's been a change in how people organize in enterprise. But with flat hierarchies, and self-organizing teams, has the concept of leader or even team captains become obsolete and forbidden?Here are just 4 reasons why, There's been a change in how people organize in enterprise. But with flat hierarchies, and self-organizing teams, has the concept of leader or even team captains become obsolete and forbidden?Here are just 4 reasons why, despite the levelling of roles within teams, we still have - and need - captains and leaders…at least at times.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Sometimes, people just need a little pushSomeone needs to hold themselves accountable to grow the teamA leader first and foremost sets an example for others to followPeople who are comfortable sharing wisdom must do so…for the benefit of the others in the team who are uncertain or inexperienced Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:00 Badass Unscripted – 100% is Waste https://badassagile.com/2019/09/04/badass-unscripted-100-is-waste/ Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:56:48 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1316 Seeking perfection is a major source of wasted effort; particularly if you are seeking it BEFORE taking action. There’s no such thins as perfect output, only perfect effort. Perfection is sought literately over time.  Modern business requires that we move ideas from vision to backlog to executed Iteration One quickly.   In almost all cases, perfection is neither required nor desired out of the gate.  Holding back or being unwilling to try for fear of making mistakes is the only kind of true failure.   Remember this - there IS such a thing as starting a race so late that it is practically impossible to win. Seeking perfection is a major source of wasted effort; particularly if you are seeking it BEFORE taking action. There’s no such thins as perfect output, only perfect effort. Perfection is sought literately over time. Seeking perfection is a major source of wasted effort; particularly if you are seeking it BEFORE taking action.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There’s no such thins as perfect output, only perfect effort.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Perfection is sought literately over time.  Modern business requires that we move ideas from vision to backlog to executed Iteration One quickly.   In almost all cases, perfection is neither required nor desired out of the gate.  Holding back or being unwilling to try for fear of making mistakes is the only kind of true failure.   Remember this - there IS such a thing as starting a race so late that it is practically impossible to win. Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:11 Episode 106 – Business Agility – Placing Small Bets https://badassagile.com/2019/09/02/episode-106-business-agility-placing-small-bets/ Mon, 02 Sep 2019 14:08:44 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1310 Forget Sprints and Standups - Business agility is about travelling light so you can go faster.   One important way to do that is by taking small, frequent experimental risks, also known as placing small bets. Test with small investments - Rent or borrow equipment,Copy other success stories and replicate them in unrelated domainsGet volunteers or part-timers to help.   Use gigstersLearning and research - Get aggregators or summariesStart with small commitments and experiments - lunch and learns versus coffeesSlice your scopeWork backwards from high-value outcomes Forget Sprints and Standups - Business agility is about travelling light so you can go faster.   One important way to do that is by taking small, frequent experimental risks, also known as placing small bets. Forget Sprints and Standups - Business agility is about travelling light so you can go faster.   One important way to do that is by taking small, frequent experimental risks, also known as placing small bets.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Test with small investments - Rent or borrow equipment,Copy other success stories and replicate them in unrelated domainsGet volunteers or part-timers to help.   Use gigstersLearning and research - Get aggregators or summariesStart with small commitments and experiments - lunch and learns versus coffeesSlice your scopeWork backwards from high-value outcomes Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:20 Badass Unscripted – Making Agile Teams vs. Making Teams Agile https://badassagile.com/2019/08/28/badass-unscripted-making-agile-teams-vs-making-teams-agile/ Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:07:07 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1307 Do you take an existing team and ‘make’ them agile?  Or do you build teams of agile people - people who have, or are likely to have, the right mindsets and openness to new practices? Here is where the rubber hits the road when it comes to executive support;  do we do the easiest, most convenient thing, and expect them to squeeze the square peg of legacy mindsets, rigid thinking, and antiquated practice, and jam it into the round hole of agile beliefs and actions, or do we take the hit and scramble a team of cross-functional, experimental minds? Do you take an existing team and ‘make’ them agile?  Or do you build teams of agile people - people who have, or are likely to have, the right mindsets and openness to new practices? Here is where the rubber hits the road when it comes to executive ... Do you take an existing team and ‘make’ them agile?  Or do you build teams of agile people - people who have, or are likely to have, the right mindsets and openness to new practices?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here is where the rubber hits the road when it comes to executive support;  do we do the easiest, most convenient thing, and expect them to squeeze the square peg of legacy mindsets, rigid thinking, and antiquated practice, and jam it into the round hole of agile beliefs and actions, or do we take the hit and scramble a team of cross-functional, experimental minds? Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:39 Episode 105 – Reclaiming The Badass https://badassagile.com/2019/08/25/episode-105-reclaiming-the-badass/ Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:05:57 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1304 Hey friends, time for a bit of a wake up, a bit of inspiration, a bit of a refresh. It's time to reclaim the Badass. Get clear on your vision.  If you haven’t created one for yourself, the time is now.  If you have, time to revisit it….does it need updates?Remember that service is a key component of a compelling visionA distinguishing quality of a leader is the courage to stick to your vision….no matter what opposition or resistance you may encounterGo execute.  Be focused, single-minded and relentless in the pursuit of your vision Hey friends, time for a bit of a wake up, a bit of inspiration, a bit of a refresh. It's time to reclaim the Badass. Get clear on your vision.  If you haven’t created one for yourself, the time is now.  If you have, time to revisit it…. Hey friends, time for a bit of a wake up, a bit of inspiration, a bit of a refresh. It's time to reclaim the Badass.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Get clear on your vision.  If you haven’t created one for yourself, the time is now.  If you have, time to revisit it….does it need updates?Remember that service is a key component of a compelling visionA distinguishing quality of a leader is the courage to stick to your vision….no matter what opposition or resistance you may encounterGo execute.  Be focused, single-minded and relentless in the pursuit of your vision Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:48 Badass Unscripted – Authenticity https://badassagile.com/2019/08/22/badass-unscripted-authenticity/ Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:51:56 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1297 Your unique value in this world is the unedited, uncensored, unfiltered you.  Be exactly who you are, and don’t let anyone tell you it’s wrong, or not good enough. The thing that makes you unique is also what allows you to connect, resonate and influence others.  Do whatever, and be whomever, you truly want.  Being authentic is true freedom. Your unique value in this world is the unedited, uncensored, unfiltered you.  Be exactly who you are, and don’t let anyone tell you it’s wrong, or not good enough. The thing that makes you unique is also what allows you to connect, Your unique value in this world is the unedited, uncensored, unfiltered you.  Be exactly who you are, and don’t let anyone tell you it’s wrong, or not good enough.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The thing that makes you unique is also what allows you to connect, resonate and influence others.  Do whatever, and be whomever, you truly want.  Being authentic is true freedom. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:08 Episode 104 – Nailing the Interview for Scrum Master or Coach https://badassagile.com/2019/08/19/episode-104-nailing-the-interview-for-scrum-master-or-coach/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:38:55 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1291 A career as a Scrum Master or Agile coach can be very rewarding, and an incredible opportunity... But many who are new to the field have difficulty getting experience when the job description requires….experience.  What are some things you can do to help ensure your successful job interview? Know your whyKnow your superpowerMap your value to theirsDo the research - company and interviewerThink and act like someone who has an abundance of opportunitiesMentally rehearse A career as a Scrum Master or Agile coach can be very rewarding, and an incredible opportunity... But many who are new to the field have difficulty getting experience when the job description requires….experience. A career as a Scrum Master or Agile coach can be very rewarding, and an incredible opportunity... But many who are new to the field have difficulty getting experience when the job description requires….experience.  What are some things you can do to help ensure your successful job interview?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Know your whyKnow your superpowerMap your value to theirsDo the research - company and interviewerThink and act like someone who has an abundance of opportunitiesMentally rehearse Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:57 Badass Unscripted – Butthurt Revisited https://badassagile.com/2019/08/13/badass-unscripted-butthurt-revisited/ Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:37:18 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1288 Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:45 Episode 103 – Herds Versus Heroes https://badassagile.com/2019/08/11/episode-103-herds-versus-heroes/ Sun, 11 Aug 2019 13:36:37 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1285 Most people follow the herd, we are told what to buy, how to act, how to speak, how to think, and what to believe.  But either you belong to the herd, or you behave in like a hero. Let me explain the difference. People who follow the herd derive their value from staying safe and certain.  It’s difficult to add massive value, to bring your One Thing or to bring radical action to your life and business when you only stand for safety in numbersHeroes live according to their vision and service, take full accountability, honour their unique voice, invite failure and adversity, and take risks accordingly Most people follow the herd, we are told what to buy, how to act, how to speak, how to think, and what to believe.  But either you belong to the herd, or you behave in like a hero. Let me explain the difference. Most people follow the herd, we are told what to buy, how to act, how to speak, how to think, and what to believe.  But either you belong to the herd, or you behave in like a hero. Let me explain the difference.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> People who follow the herd derive their value from staying safe and certain.  It’s difficult to add massive value, to bring your One Thing or to bring radical action to your life and business when you only stand for safety in numbersHeroes live according to their vision and service, take full accountability, honour their unique voice, invite failure and adversity, and take risks accordingly Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:28 Badass Unscripted – When Org Values Don’t Match Agile Values https://badassagile.com/2019/08/07/badass-unscripted-when-org-values-dont-match-agile-values/ Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:35:33 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1282 One of the main causes of Agile failure is an organizations refusal to get behind (ie, to ‘value’) Agile values. When there is no living instance of these concepts in the organizations, they don’t get modelled, and subsequently don’t spread.  You also need to actively promote and reward right behaviours based on those values. One of the main causes of Agile failure is an organizations refusal to get behind (ie, to ‘value’) Agile values. When there is no living instance of these concepts in the organizations, they don’t get modelled, and subsequently don’t spread. One of the main causes of Agile failure is an organizations refusal to get behind (ie, to ‘value’) Agile values.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> When there is no living instance of these concepts in the organizations, they don’t get modelled, and subsequently don’t spread.  You also need to actively promote and reward right behaviours based on those values. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:49 Epiosde 102 – Rails https://badassagile.com/2019/08/06/epiosde-102-rails/ Tue, 06 Aug 2019 17:55:13 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1275 Interactions with other people can be complex and challenging because people do things differently. Here's a tool to add to your toolbox… When you want to simplify communications, create rails. Rails are all about providing lightweight structure - just enough to promote right action and effective communication Scrum is full of examples of simple rails - story formats (“as a _ I want to _ so I can _”), and stand-up 3-question protocol, for example The secret to good rails is that they do not inhibit free discussion, are minimally invasive, and lead people to providing the right information or taking right action in the shortest time possible They should also be simple, easy to remember and use Most important, you can’t have rails on everything. Experiment with creating and tweaking your own to suit your team and situation. Interactions with other people can be complex and challenging because people do things differently. Here's a tool to add to your toolbox… When you want to simplify communications, create rails. Rails are all about providing lightweight structure - j... Interactions with other people can be complex and challenging because people do things differently. Here's a tool to add to your toolbox… When you want to simplify communications, create rails.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Rails are all about providing lightweight structure - just enough to promote right action and effective communication<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Scrum is full of examples of simple rails - story formats (“as a _ I want to _ so I can _”), and stand-up 3-question protocol, for example<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The secret to good rails is that they do not inhibit free discussion, are minimally invasive, and lead people to providing the right information or taking right action in the shortest time possible<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> They should also be simple, easy to remember and use<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Most important, you can’t have rails on everything. Experiment with creating and tweaking your own to suit your team and situation. Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:53 Episode 101 – Iron Sharpens Iron https://badassagile.com/2019/07/29/episode-101-iron-sharpens-iron/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:22:01 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1262 There are two things you always need to be doing consistently - getting coaching, and coaching others to make them better. It starts with surrounding yourself with people better than you. The people you spend the most time with have a profound impact on your life and success Minimize the time you spend around people who complain, blame, and quit Seek out mentors - you can look within the agile community for writers and other leaders you admire. If you don’t know any, create some community action in your nearest metro or town and find people whose experience you could learn from Don’t forget…you yourself will become a mentor as well. Plan to coach other coaches and practitioners as you grow and gain experience. There are two things you always need to be doing consistently - getting coaching, and coaching others to make them better. It starts with surrounding yourself with people better than you. The people you spend the most time with have a profound impa... There are two things you always need to be doing consistently - getting coaching, and coaching others to make them better. It starts with surrounding yourself with people better than you.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The people you spend the most time with have a profound impact on your life and success<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Minimize the time you spend around people who complain, blame, and quit<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Seek out mentors - you can look within the agile community for writers and other leaders you admire. If you don’t know any, create some community action in your nearest metro or town and find people whose experience you could learn from<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don’t forget…you yourself will become a mentor as well. Plan to coach other coaches and practitioners as you grow and gain experience. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:27 Badass Unscripted – Stretch https://badassagile.com/2019/07/23/badass-unscripted-stretch/ Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:14:56 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1257 In this episode, I’ll ask you how you stretch….how do you get out of your comfort zone and do things that make you bigger and better?   Look for your weaknesses and uncomfortable moments, because the opportunity to grow and become more live within them.  Public speaking, networking, journalling, working out….what do you struggle with?  Don’t neglect the signs and signals in the form of little failures and peeves–they are gifts….if you choose to give them your focus.  Try it today–this could be an important lesson for your teammates and colleagues that you as a coach can keep in your toolkit. In this episode, I’ll ask you how you stretch….how do you get out of your comfort zone and do things that make you bigger and better?   Look for your weaknesses and uncomfortable moments, because the opportunity to grow and become more live within them... In this episode, I’ll ask you how you stretch….how do you get out of your comfort zone and do things that make you bigger and better?   Look for your weaknesses and uncomfortable moments, because the opportunity to grow and become more live within them.  Public speaking, networking, journalling, working out….what do you struggle with?  Don’t neglect the signs and signals in the form of little failures and peeves–they are gifts….if you choose to give them your focus.  Try it today–this could be an important lesson for your teammates and colleagues that you as a coach can keep in your toolkit. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:08 Episode 100 – A Retrospective On Badass Agile https://badassagile.com/2019/07/22/episode-100-a-retrospective-on-badass-agile/ Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:22:07 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1247 100 Episodes in, I thought it was a good time to stop and express my gratitude and to reflect on what we’ve accomplished so far….and what I’ve learned.. Our growth and reach after 2 years has been truly staggering. THANK YOU ALL!!! I’m still very attached to my original vision of creating 1) A resource for fellow agilists and leaders on how to become more agile, not necessarily on how to do scrum and 2) Creating an elite tribe of leaders who understand how to be successful in the board room and in the team room and beyond. The #1 thing I learned….JUST GO. Consistency matters more than anything else in life. This applies not only to your agile practice, but to every area of endeavour. Consistency means showing up ever day, but also IMPROVING every day. Simplicity matters. To add massive value, you have to constantly improve and automate your processes. Here are some other things I learned about kicking ass in general: Never ever ask for permission. Be who you are. Your unique voice is your value Figure out your distinction - what do you do better than anyone else in the world. Your true fans will find you. You have to have the courage to be unswayed by someone else’s opinion. Your real currency in the agile world is not your ability to do ’the practices’ to perfection, but rather the unique values and voice you bring to the party. Never prioritize knowledge or perfection, and never hoard knowledge. Give your best stuff away for free. What creates true believers is the emotional connection you make with your tribe. Focus on the one thing you can do today that gets you closer to your achieving your goals and dreams. Keep it small, but do it every day. Don’t forget–stay humble! 100 Episodes in, I thought it was a good time to stop and express my gratitude and to reflect on what we’ve accomplished so far….and what I’ve learned.. Our growth and reach after 2 years has been truly staggering. THANK YOU ALL!!! 100 Episodes in, I thought it was a good time to stop and express my gratitude and to reflect on what we’ve accomplished so far….and what I’ve learned..<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Our growth and reach after 2 years has been truly staggering. THANK YOU ALL!!!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> I’m still very attached to my original vision of creating 1) A resource for fellow agilists and leaders on how to become more agile, not necessarily on how to do scrum and 2) Creating an elite tribe of leaders who understand how to be successful in the board room and in the team room and beyond.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The #1 thing I learned….JUST GO. Consistency matters more than anything else in life. This applies not only to your agile practice, but to every area of endeavour.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Consistency means showing up ever day, but also IMPROVING every day.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Simplicity matters. To add massive value, you have to constantly improve and automate your processes.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Here are some other things I learned about kicking ass in general: <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Never ever ask for permission. Be who you are. Your unique voice is your value<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Figure out your distinction - what do you do better than anyone else in the world. Your true fans will find you.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You have to have the courage to be unswayed by someone else’s opinion.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Your real currency in the agile world is not your ability to do ’the practices’ to perfection, but rather the unique values and voice you bring to the party.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Never prioritize knowledge or perfection, and never hoard knowledge. Give your best stuff away for free.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> What creates true believers is the emotional connection you make with your tribe.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Focus on the one thing you can do today that gets you closer to your achieving your goals and dreams. Keep it small, but do it every day.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Don’t forget–stay humble! Fuse Chamber, Inc 17:35 Badass Conversations – Ardita Karaj Part II – Frameworkless Transformations https://badassagile.com/2019/07/16/badass-conversations-ardita-karaj-part-ii-frameworkless-transformations/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:18:20 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1240 In the second part of my interview with Artida Karaj, we get specific about the How of frameworkless transformation. She drops a ton of cool wisdom in this part, including: Start with leaders. Without C-Level buy-in, its just talk. Co-create goals - internal team members and leadership Create the environment for innovation by creating an outcome culture - the solution matters less than the results. Allow collaboration, decision making, trying and learning, people growth Allow that this will take time - years, not weeks or months - to mature and expand fully Create enablers - people who can spread the word Enforce ‘customer seat at the table’ - the customer is not a LOS, it is the actual customer. Technology is not a cost centre, it is a partner In the second part of my interview with Artida Karaj, we get specific about the How of frameworkless transformation. She drops a ton of cool wisdom in this part, including: Start with leaders. Without C-Level buy-in, its just talk. In the second part of my interview with Artida Karaj, we get specific about the How of frameworkless transformation. She drops a ton of cool wisdom in this part, including:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Start with leaders. Without C-Level buy-in, its just talk.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Co-create goals - internal team members and leadership<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Create the environment for innovation by creating an outcome culture - the solution matters less than the results. Allow collaboration, decision making, trying and learning, people growth<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Allow that this will take time - years, not weeks or months - to mature and expand fully<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Create enablers - people who can spread the word<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Enforce ‘customer seat at the table’ - the customer is not a LOS, it is the actual customer.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Technology is not a cost centre, it is a partner Fuse Chamber, Inc 27:21 Badass Conversations – Ardita Karaj Part I – Frameworkless Transformations https://badassagile.com/2019/07/15/badass-conversations-ardita-karaj-part-i-frameworkless-transformations/ Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:47:54 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1232 This week, I meet with coach, colleague, and friend Ardita Karaj to discuss her take on large enterprise transformation. Ardita is very well known in the international Agile community. I've had the pleasure of working with her in the past and I admire her enthusiasm, intelligence and empathetic approach to Agile. She also has a no-nonsense approach to and instinct for business. My favourite quote from the day is "It used to be 'the big eats the small'. Now, 'the fast eats the slow'. This is a two-part interview; in the first part, we discuss Ardita's background, letting teams and individuals have the freedom to choose their own approach and tools, and the foundations of frameworkless transformation. Enjoy, and stay tuned for Part II later this week! This week, I meet with coach, colleague, and friend Ardita Karaj to discuss her take on large enterprise transformation. Ardita is very well known in the international Agile community. I've had the pleasure of working with her in the past and I admi... This week, I meet with coach, colleague, and friend Ardita Karaj to discuss her take on large enterprise transformation.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Ardita is very well known in the international Agile community. I've had the pleasure of working with her in the past and I admire her enthusiasm, intelligence and empathetic approach to Agile.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> She also has a no-nonsense approach to and instinct for business. My favourite quote from the day is "It used to be 'the big eats the small'. Now, 'the fast eats the slow'.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is a two-part interview; in the first part, we discuss Ardita's background, letting teams and individuals have the freedom to choose their own approach and tools, and the foundations of frameworkless transformation.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Enjoy, and stay tuned for Part II later this week! Fuse Chamber, Inc 27:37 Badass Unscripted – How To Break A Slump https://badassagile.com/2019/07/09/badass-unscripted-how-to-break-a-slump/ Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:42:52 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1228 When you’re slumping, your normal routines and methods don’t work (hence the slump). Try this the next time you’re struggling to get your energy, enthusiasm or creativity going: Surround yourself with inspiration Break your routine to get some flow going - knock something off your list, even if you break the rule of ‘highest value targets first' Lean on your network - talk to people who inspire and support you, and let them know you’re slumping When you’re slumping, your normal routines and methods don’t work (hence the slump). Try this the next time you’re struggling to get your energy, enthusiasm or creativity going: Surround yourself with inspiration When you’re slumping, your normal routines and methods don’t work (hence the slump). Try this the next time you’re struggling to get your energy, enthusiasm or creativity going:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Surround yourself with inspiration<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Break your routine to get some flow going - knock something off your list, even if you break the rule of ‘highest value targets first'<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Lean on your network - talk to people who inspire and support you, and let them know you’re slumping Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:11 Badass Answers – Regulators, and New Scrum Masters https://badassagile.com/2019/07/07/badass-answers-regulators-and-new-scrum-masters/ Sun, 07 Jul 2019 16:20:17 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1221 "How can a financial institution bring regulators along the Agile journey, to help them realize that Agile actually reduces risk?" - Julio Sanchez Tough one. No quick fix. Finserv doesn’t like to shake up longstanding regulations and traditions. It’s a highly regulated industry. The problem is that you have no levers to influence regulators. They don’t have to change, at least not just because you want them to Influence will happen slowly and over time, but a lot of people read that to give themselves permission not to try. You have to make moves now or you will be behind the curve when it's really important to make change. Here’s what you can do: Build relationships - create meetup groups, create conversations, add people to LinkedIn Making things - successes, innovations, high-performing teams, products, competitive differentiations - that draw attention to your cause. Nothing attracts attention like success. As you evolve, your success will demand changes to regulation, and that success is a form of leverage Note that your successes and the increased visibility that comes with it will showcase the change that needs to happen, especially if you had to work around legislation and bend rules to get there. "What's the best way to transition into Scrum Master with a new CSM?" - Jon Wiggins This is one of the things coaches are for Let them do the job based on what they’ve learned Get them to use Agile principles to self-inspect and adapt, to create and groom backlogs of improvements and to execute on experiments Your job should be to teach them how to apply Scrum - which is never boilerplate - it is adaptive, and to show them those things that they cannot see (external feedback) Hopefully the certification has given them training wheels and knowledge to apply. There are a great many things they can’t learn in those two days, and if they don’t already have them, you have to help them get them - like interpersonal skills, influence, grit, problem solving, logic, etc. "How can a financial institution bring regulators along the Agile journey, to help them realize that Agile actually reduces risk?" - Julio Sanchez Tough one. No quick fix. Finserv doesn’t like to shake up longstanding regulations and traditions. "How can a financial institution bring regulators along the Agile journey, to help them realize that Agile actually reduces risk?" - Julio Sanchez<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Tough one. No quick fix. Finserv doesn’t like to shake up longstanding regulations and traditions. It’s a highly regulated industry.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The problem is that you have no levers to influence regulators. They don’t have to change, at least not just because you want them to<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Influence will happen slowly and over time, but a lot of people read that to give themselves permission not to try. You have to make moves now or you will be behind the curve when it's really important to make change. Here’s what you can do: <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Build relationships - create meetup groups, create conversations, add people to LinkedIn<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Making things - successes, innovations, high-performing teams, products, competitive differentiations - that draw attention to your cause. Nothing attracts attention like success. As you evolve, your success will demand changes to regulation, and that success is a form of leverage<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Note that your successes and the increased visibility that comes with it will showcase the change that needs to happen, especially if you had to work around legislation and bend rules to get there.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> "What's the best way to transition into Scrum Master with a new CSM?" - Jon Wiggins<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> This is one of the things coaches are for<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Let them do the job based on what they’ve learned<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Get them to use Agile principles to self-inspect and adapt, to create and groom backlogs of improvements and to execute on experiments<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Your job should be to teach them how to apply Scrum - which is never boilerplate - it is adaptive, and to show them those things that they cannot see (external feedback)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Hopefully the certification has given them training wheels and knowledge to apply. There are a great many things they can’t learn in those two days, and if they don’t already have them, you have to help them get them - like interpersonal skills, influence, grit, problem solving, logic, etc. Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:30 Badass Unscripted – Beliefs and Actions https://badassagile.com/2019/07/05/badass-unscripted-beliefs-and-actions/ Fri, 05 Jul 2019 15:45:32 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1269 Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:39 Badass Unscripted – Do Scary Things https://badassagile.com/2019/07/02/badass-unscripted-do-scary-things/ Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:19:11 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1218 An easy way to accelerate learning and development - not to mention your effectiveness as a leader - is to do more scary things. If you don’t flex the muscle of acting the face of fear, you’ll never get better at being courageous, and you’ll never be able to lead others - especially if you’re asking others to take risks and let go of certainty and safety. Choose something you fear this week and take deliberate action! An easy way to accelerate learning and development - not to mention your effectiveness as a leader - is to do more scary things. If you don’t flex the muscle of acting the face of fear, you’ll never get better at being courageous, An easy way to accelerate learning and development - not to mention your effectiveness as a leader - is to do more scary things.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> If you don’t flex the muscle of acting the face of fear, you’ll never get better at being courageous, and you’ll never be able to lead others - especially if you’re asking others to take risks and let go of certainty and safety.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Choose something you fear this week and take deliberate action! Fuse Chamber, Inc 7:32 Episode 99 – Agile Evangelism https://badassagile.com/2019/06/30/episode-99-agile-evangelism/ Sun, 30 Jun 2019 13:14:03 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1212 What helps Agile scale and spread even more than practice excellence? How you evangelize. It’s not enough to to be Agile amid your teams - a transformation demands ongoing and deepening conversation at every level, in every area. Have your elevator speed ready, and start meeting people Create situations that increase contact with the people in every corner of the org - lunch and learns, events, Q/A, attendance at town halls and other corporate events, and through digital means What helps Agile scale and spread even more than practice excellence? How you evangelize. It’s not enough to to be Agile amid your teams - a transformation demands ongoing and deepening conversation at every level, in every area. What helps Agile scale and spread even more than practice excellence? How you evangelize.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It’s not enough to to be Agile amid your teams - a transformation demands ongoing and deepening conversation at every level, in every area.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Have your elevator speed ready, and start meeting people<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Create situations that increase contact with the people in every corner of the org - lunch and learns, events, Q/A, attendance at town halls and other corporate events, and through digital means Fuse Chamber, Inc 13:33 Badass Unscripted – Transformation – Speed or Consistency? https://badassagile.com/2019/06/25/badass-unscripted-transformation-speed-or-consistency/ Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:11:32 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1209 Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:34 Badass Answers – Coaching 1:1; Using Gantt Charts https://badassagile.com/2019/06/23/badass-answers-coaching-11-using-gantt-charts/ Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:09:11 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1206 Question 1 - When coaching teams when should you have one on ones with the individuals and when could having one on ones impact self organizing teams and creating silos? Team coaching is about coaching performance in the room: How they interact, operate, flow. Can you make that flow more efficient? Individual coaching - Should always do it for executives and individual agile leaders because: Some conversations might need to be private Great coaching sometimes brushes up against the root of interpersonal or performance issues, fears, etc Coaching sessions should be brief and based on individual coaching plans or outcomes. Coaching everyone all at once will disable that. Whether you do individual coaching for team members is up to you. I stick to business and agile leaders (anyone who can help an individual initiative or Agile spread in general) and to anyone else who requests it. Some individuals just don’t want coaching and some won’t do the homework necessary to benefit from the recommendations and improve Question 2 - Why can't I use a Gantt chart to track the many dependencies in hardware design, prototype development? You can do whatever you want Gantt charts are great for plotting sequences and dependent chains You DON’T want to use a Gantt chart to plot things that change very frequently because it is nearly impossible to plan chaos and its a lot of work to replan it when it changes the argument then is whether or not the things you’re describing are chaotic. The rule is if you have a mostly dependable, repeatable process, informed by years of refinement and experience, you have a mature process and it can be mapped out easily There’s a reason why Gantt’s are so popular - for the early stages of industry, especially manufacturing, repeatable processes needed to be documented well so they could be trained and repeated (the earliest form of automation) However, now, where creativity and autonomy are part of the process, things become unpredictable, for which Gantt charges are not as effective Question 1 - When coaching teams when should you have one on ones with the individuals and when could having one on ones impact self organizing teams and creating silos? Team coaching is about coaching performance in the room: How they interact, Question 1 - When coaching teams when should you have one on ones with the individuals and when could having one on ones impact self organizing teams and creating silos?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Team coaching is about coaching performance in the room: How they interact, operate, flow. Can you make that flow more efficient?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Individual coaching - Should always do it for executives and individual agile leaders because:<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Some conversations might need to be private<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Great coaching sometimes brushes up against the root of interpersonal or performance issues, fears, etc<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Coaching sessions should be brief and based on individual coaching plans or outcomes. Coaching everyone all at once will disable that.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Whether you do individual coaching for team members is up to you. I stick to business and agile leaders (anyone who can help an individual initiative or Agile spread in general) and to anyone else who requests it. Some individuals just don’t want coaching and some won’t do the homework necessary to benefit from the recommendations and improve<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Question 2 - Why can't I use a Gantt chart to track the many dependencies in hardware design, prototype development?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can do whatever you want<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Gantt charts are great for plotting sequences and dependent chains<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You DON’T want to use a Gantt chart to plot things that change very frequently because it is nearly impossible to plan chaos and its a lot of work to replan it when it changes<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> the argument then is whether or not the things you’re describing are chaotic. The rule is if you have a mostly dependable, repeatable process, informed by years of refinement and experience, you have a mature process and it can be mapped out easily<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> There’s a reason why Gantt’s are so popular - for the early stages of industry, especially manufacturing, repeatable processes needed to be documented well so they could be trained and repeated (the earliest form of automation)<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> However, now, where creativity and autonomy are part of the process, things become unpredictable, for which Gantt charges are not as effective Fuse Chamber, Inc 10:36 Badass Unscripted – Leap https://badassagile.com/2019/06/18/badass-unscripted-leap/ Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:01:24 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1200 This week, let’s remember one of our most important fundamentals….the ability to leap. It’s a skill we don’t teach in school - to be ready when you’re not ready, to forget all of your doubts and fears and just GO. It’s a habit, in the sense that the more we do it, the easier it becomes, so what can you do to leap this week? What have you been avoiding? This week, let’s remember one of our most important fundamentals….the ability to leap. It’s a skill we don’t teach in school - to be ready when you’re not ready, to forget all of your doubts and fears and just GO. It’s a habit, This week, let’s remember one of our most important fundamentals….the ability to leap.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It’s a skill we don’t teach in school - to be ready when you’re not ready, to forget all of your doubts and fears and just GO.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> It’s a habit, in the sense that the more we do it, the easier it becomes, so what can you do to leap this week? What have you been avoiding? Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 98 – Sharing Lessons Learned https://badassagile.com/2019/06/16/episode-98-sharing-lessons-learned/ Sun, 16 Jun 2019 16:00:41 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1197 Collecting our lessons learned and sharing them with others is a tribal behaviour that predates formal education. Let’s talk about how to apply this in our team practices In experimental cultures, you are always accumulating learning. Long before the internet and even formal education, we had a tradition of sharing that wisdom among the tribe - at work, we have largely lost that tradition Learning eventually leads to wisdom; knowledge that guides action We should always collect, refine, and share our learning Document your learning often - you can do this in Retrospectives or Reflections Store, categorize and groom it often Shared documentation system Use tags or other metadata Make it searchable and easy to access Review it, memorize the stories around it, and share it often Collecting our lessons learned and sharing them with others is a tribal behaviour that predates formal education. Let’s talk about how to apply this in our team practices In experimental cultures, you are always accumulating learning. Collecting our lessons learned and sharing them with others is a tribal behaviour that predates formal education. Let’s talk about how to apply this in our team practices<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> In experimental cultures, you are always accumulating learning. Long before the internet and even formal education, we had a tradition of sharing that wisdom among the tribe - at work, we have largely lost that tradition<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Learning eventually leads to wisdom; knowledge that guides action<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> We should always collect, refine, and share our learning <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Document your learning often - you can do this in Retrospectives or Reflections<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Store, categorize and groom it often <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Shared documentation system<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Use tags or other metadata<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Make it searchable and easy to access<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Review it, memorize the stories around it, and share it often Fuse Chamber, Inc 12:50 Badass Unscripted – The Courage Habit https://badassagile.com/2019/06/12/badass-unscripted-the-courage-habit/ Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:59:40 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1195 Notice, Do Differently, ReflectDrown the Fear and Reduce the FearReducing means rehearsing, exposing, inoculatingPart of exposing and rehearsing is about skill buildingYou must also rehearse the skill of being courageous - knowing when you have to leap and LEAPING. Notice, Do Differently, ReflectDrown the Fear and Reduce the FearReducing means rehearsing, exposing, inoculatingPart of exposing and rehearsing is about skill buildingYou must also rehearse the skill of being courageous - knowing when you have to leap... Notice, Do Differently, ReflectDrown the Fear and Reduce the FearReducing means rehearsing, exposing, inoculatingPart of exposing and rehearsing is about skill buildingYou must also rehearse the skill of being courageous - knowing when you have to leap and LEAPING. Fuse Chamber, Inc 8:54 Badass Unscripted – Be Graceful https://badassagile.com/2019/06/10/badass-unscripted-be-graceful/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 15:58:53 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1190 People love to complain and blame.Learn to see from the other's perspective.We are all doing the best we can.Leaders do not gossip.Realize that as a leader others follow your example, so it is important for you to go first. Be the exemplar of refusing to gossip, to hate, to blame. Be elegant and powerful. People love to complain and blame.Learn to see from the other's perspective.We are all doing the best we can.Leaders do not gossip.Realize that as a leader others follow your example, so it is important for you to go first. People love to complain and blame.Learn to see from the other's perspective.We are all doing the best we can.Leaders do not gossip.Realize that as a leader others follow your example, so it is important for you to go first. Be the exemplar of refusing to gossip, to hate, to blame. Be elegant and powerful. Fuse Chamber, Inc 6:50 Episode 97 – Small Business Agile https://badassagile.com/2019/06/09/episode-97-small-business-agile/ Sun, 09 Jun 2019 13:22:02 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1183 So what did we learn from the practical yet unofficial use of Agile at the small business level? To disrupt like a startup, you have to act like one. Focus on value, plan and invest lean for effective, rapid cycles The minute you execute you should be adjusting Make commitments and investments (including decisions) at the last possible moment You literally have to break the cycle of traditional planning and analysis You can now bring these techniques to different parts of a large scale business, but only if they’re willing to act like a startup in order to get the benefits By the way, if you have non-business friends who are yearning to start a business, teach them agile fundamentals - so much wisdom is locked up in the simple concepts that can help them place small bets, get started with almost nothing, and evolve as they grow. This could prevent an otherwise brilliant idea from being snuffed out at the idea phase by new entrepreneurs who are too overwhelmed to execute. So what did we learn from the practical yet unofficial use of Agile at the small business level? To disrupt like a startup, you have to act like one. Focus on value, plan and invest lean for effective, rapid cycles So what did we learn from the practical yet unofficial use of Agile at the small business level?<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> To disrupt like a startup, you have to act like one. Focus on value, plan and invest lean for effective, rapid cycles<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> The minute you execute you should be adjusting<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Make commitments and investments (including decisions) at the last possible moment<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You literally have to break the cycle of traditional planning and analysis<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> You can now bring these techniques to different parts of a large scale business, but only if they’re willing to act like a startup in order to get the benefits<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> By the way, if you have non-business friends who are yearning to start a business, teach them agile fundamentals - so much wisdom is locked up in the simple concepts that can help them place small bets, get started with almost nothing, and evolve as they grow. This could prevent an otherwise brilliant idea from being snuffed out at the idea phase by new entrepreneurs who are too overwhelmed to execute. Fuse Chamber, Inc 11:21 Badass Unscripted – What Would Dirty Harry Do https://badassagile.com/2019/06/04/badass-unscripted-what-would-dirty-harry-do/ Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:20:41 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1180 The cinematic antihero is in possession of mythical, almost unattainable qualities that make them larger than life. But…if you look more closely, there are a few lessons to be learned from our big-screen idols - what to believe, how to carry yourself, and how to act in the face of opposition. The cinematic antihero is in possession of mythical, almost unattainable qualities that make them larger than life. But…if you look more closely, there are a few lessons to be learned from our big-screen idols - what to believe, The cinematic antihero is in possession of mythical, almost unattainable qualities that make them larger than life. But…if you look more closely, there are a few lessons to be learned from our big-screen idols - what to believe, how to carry yourself, and how to act in the face of opposition. Fuse Chamber, Inc 5:28 Episode 96 – Why I’m So Over Agile https://badassagile.com/2019/06/03/episode-96-why-im-so-over-agile/ Mon, 03 Jun 2019 13:53:24 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1173 There’s such a thing as too much.  At this point, there’s only so much discussing and explaining around Agility that i can handle, after which point, I’m kind of over it.   Now, I feel the need to take the conversation someplace else.  But where?• Like Driving a car, i don’t need to focus on fine motor skills anymore.  It’s time to use my skill to go new places• The space is crowded with too much education• Being nice is nice, but its time to zoom in on how elite teams behave There’s such a thing as too much.  At this point, there’s only so much discussing and explaining around Agility that i can handle, after which point, I’m kind of over it.   Now, I feel the need to take the conversation someplace else.  But where? There’s such a thing as too much.  At this point, there’s only so much discussing and explaining around Agility that i can handle, after which point, I’m kind of over it.   Now, I feel the need to take the conversation someplace else.  But where?• Like Driving a car, i don’t need to focus on fine motor skills anymore.  It’s time to use my skill to go new places• The space is crowded with too much education• Being nice is nice, but its time to zoom in on how elite teams behave Fuse Chamber, Inc 15:03 Badass Ideas – Talks from the Agile and Beyond Speaker’s Lounge https://badassagile.com/2019/05/31/badass-ideas-talks-from-the-agile-and-beyond-speakers-lounge/ Fri, 31 May 2019 19:29:15 +0000 https://badassagile.com/?p=1167 This is a long one, so make sure you're on Wifi! Had a great time at Agile and Beyond this year, and as I was chilling with the speakers Thursday afternoon, we decided to record some cool conversations and thoughts from my colleagues.  A real privilege to get some rapid insights from this crew. Here Are the Interview Notes in order of appearance: Nayan Hajratwala, Agile And Beyond Co-organizer and Speaker Coordinatorhttp://www.agileandbeyond.com/2019/ Holly Bielawa - How To Hire An Agile CoachTwitter @agilegrowthLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/hollybielawa/ Philippa Bagley - Project Management For CreativesLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/philippa-hbs/Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/Philippa.HBS/ Michael Nir - Persuading the Bear: Learn how to Build Engaged Communities through Horizontal InfluencingWebsite - http://michaelnir.com/Twitter - @michaelnirhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelnir/ Daniel Davis - Code is Easy. Humans are hard, Your Tech Career Is Wacked & Why That's OKemail - Dan@elev8.servicesTwitter - @daniel_davisLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/davisdaniel/ Colleen Esposito - Does Agile change your process - or your perspective? - Beyond Prioritization: How to Make an Impact for your CustomersTwitter - @TheColleenELInkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/colleen-esposito-5a06252/ Shahin Sheidaei, Eglys Vera - The Golden Hammer of Transformation: Culture!ShahinBlog - http://blog.sheidaei.com/Twitter - @sheidaeiLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheidaei/ EglysLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eglys-vera-a6988b/ David Harris - Extreme Programming Practices at ScaleGitHub - https://github.com/thedavidharrisLInkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidharris16/ Mark Shead - Go With The Flow - An exercise in optimizing the delivery of value, Shifting Left With Extreme Programming - Developing Quality EarlyYoutube - www.youtube.com/marksheadLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/markshead/ Arati Joshi - Introvert's journey to AgilityTwitter - @aratisterLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/arati-joshi-12382618/ George Dinwiddie - Advanced BDD for the Whole Team -- Distillation of Essential ExamplesOut Beyond Estimates and No EstimatesTwitter - @gdinwiddieWebsite - www.idiacomputing.comBlog - http://blog.gdinwiddie.com/ Matt Heusser - Lean Coffeewebsite - www.xndev.comBooks on Leanpub - https://leanpub.com/u/mheusserTwitter - @mheusser Justin Beall - Closing the Remote Engineer GapTwitter - @dev3l_   Tom Bellinson - What is a Blameless Culture and Why Would I Want One: A Case Study This is a long one, so make