You want to change the world? Fantastic idea! So how would you want to start? I for myself have taken the attempt several times. I am not sure if I have changed many things in the world, but I can tell, that my world has changed a lot since then. [continue…]
Not only telling, but real involvement is the objective of my personal Meetup group in Munich. Changing organizations can be seen from a business perspective, but also from a personal point of view. Involvement and development come hand-in-hand and ask for experimentation and surprising changes of perspective. Often it looks [continue…]
At the heart of a learning organization is a shift of mind – from seeing ourselves as separate from the world to connected to the world, from seeing problems as caused by someone or something “out there” to seeing how our own actions create the problems we experience.Peter M. Senge (The fifth discipline)
Autonomy, self-direction, self-management, self-organization are great goals. But you can’t force people into that either.Mike Beedle
Therefore, the primarily role of an Agile leader in an Agile organization is to empathize with what people need in the current context and help them grow.
More and more companies plan to make use of hackathon. They want to bring innovation and hidden talents to their organization. Too compelling are the various success stories, which are telling about fabulous results. They are delivered by people, who invest a small amount of their time into an inspiring [continue…]
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.George Bernard Shaw
"People have forgotten this truth," the fox said. "But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose."Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
You don’t know when you will fail until you got there. Often it is quite easy to understand, when we have become better. We feel that we are successful in doing something. Problems are solved or procedures make sense to us. But, looking at the results does not really describe [continue…]
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?T. S. Eliot
To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.Lao Tzu
Today I will do what others won't and tomorrow I can do things that others can't.