Woman in crowd holding shiled "We are better than this"

Autonomy, self-direction, self-management, self-organization are great goals. But you can’t force people into that either.
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.

Mike Beedle

John Kotter on why directors should embrace volatility

Teams

“The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers… They change things. They push the human race forward.” “The world has seen enough appointed committees. Then there’s bureaucracy, rigid accountability, metrics that measure certain things that are relevant right now but discourage people from trying new things.” ~ John P. Kotter

How to Tell Leaders They’re not as Great as They Think They Are

Personality

There are really only two advantages to thinking that you’re better than you actually are. The first is when you’re attempting to do a difficult task. Believing that you can do something difficult is half the battle, but if you truly overrate your abilities, then by definition you will fail. The [continue…]

Over all the know how we have gathered, we have forgotten about the know why.

Bodo Janssen