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Be patient

Be patient

Another great agile leadership principle, that teaches us to focus on goal behind the goal. Because when we learn to lead ourselves and be grateful every day, we need patience as a crucial trait of an agile leader. Often the nature of our work and the environment in which we work make us “impatient”. The need to act quickly in…

Lead yourself first

Lead yourself first

Leadership, types of management are often discussed, or there is an endless controversy about which traits an ideal leader should possess. Certainly, an agile leader is grateful, and he shares that gratitude with his team on a daily basis. In agile leadership, there are a lot of principles that are very applicable, so normal and simple. One of the basics is…

Spend gratitude generously

Spend gratitude generously

I have been dealing with leadership for a long time, and I am constantly discovering something new. Leadership has helped me become better because it is equally applicable in the family and in companies. Maybe that’s why I fell in love with agile leadership at first sight. The focus of agile leadership is on people development and the applicability of…

What is the color of our new reality?

What is the color of our new reality?

The time in which we currently live has put all of humanity to the test. Many things we are used to are no longer the same. For example, working from home used to be a rarity. Today, it has become our new, necessary reality. And suddenly, here we are at home, working with colleagues who are also in their homes.…

What is the color of your stress?

What is the color of your stress?

Everyday obligations, both at work and at home, become a routine after a while. We don’t think about how we do them, we just do them. All these things are a part of our comfort zone. And then something unforeseen happens, and it “makes” us go far beyond the comfort zone. And then we are not comfortable, we feel discomfort…

Changes and how to respond to them

Changes and how to respond to them

The fourth agile value according to the Agile Manifesto is literally: “Responding to change over following a plan.” In my opinion, this is the key value that fulfills the Agile manifesto and makes it complete. It is equally useful for software companies as for some “traditional” ones. The philosophy is the same. In previous texts, I have written about people…

How does this work? Read the instructions

How does this work? Read the instructions

We have been dealing with the values of the Agile Manifesto for several articles now and we are trying to look at them from a different angle. We first wrote about people in relation to processes, and then about cooperation with clients where we do not stick to contracts so tightly, but build mutual trust. The third value is literally…

Trust as the key to successful business

Trust as the key to successful business

In the article Agile Breakfast at Tiffany’s we wrote about the importance of paying attention to our people and always putting them at the forefront of processes and procedures. People require attention and dedication, and procedures and processes require to be followed. People are not hired to follow procedures, but procedures are made to be of service to employees. Another…

Agile breakfast at Tiffany’s

Agile breakfast at Tiffany’s

Some people say that this is the hardest time in their lives. We could have a lot of definitions for the current situation. But, two things are for sure: 1) This to shall pass 2) Nothing would be the same For the first thing, we can read something about change management, and the internet at this moment is full of…

“Applied Agile Leadership” ONLINE

“Applied Agile Leadership” ONLINE

„Leadership is making a difference with intention.“ Agile leader’s focus is on relationship development, managing context and providing employees growth. In this time of “social distance” and work from home, all of the above-mentioned activities are more than important and hard to implement at the same time. It’s crucial to be a leader and lead ourselves and our team. We’ve…

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