In this episode, Mike joined Shahin to talk about Kanban, Leadership, Strategy, Games and non prescriptive Agile and much more.

Quotes from this session:

  • Leadership is about providing just the right amount of space. Don’t give them so much space that they lose heart, control, or their grip on what they are trying to do.
  • If Agile is something that happens to you, it’s pretty awful.
  • Rolling things out is a recipe for pain, not for success!
  • There is no way a leader can control anybody!
  • The world would be very very dull if we are only allowed one framework.
  • Agile can be done in investment banking.

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Kanban Through Its Values
  • Kanban From The Inside
  • non prescriptive agile and change
  • 3 layers of leadership
  • Servant leadership, Host leadership, Leader leadership, Clear leadership
  • Mindset of integration
  • Descriptive vs. prescriptive models and designs
  • Clean language
  • Leader is not a therapist
  • Generative question and conversations

Games:

  • Featureban
  • Changeban
  • 15 minutes photo
  • Celebration 5W

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Where you can find more about Mike and his work

In this episode, Ricardo joined Shahin to talk about Practical Agile; and indulge in an in-depth conversation on Agile through time from trenches to executives, and much more.

Quotes from this session:

  • Coach please come on in, help us with this. That’s the dream scenario.
  • Never hire Agile Coaches that are gonna tell you what they are going to do to make things better.
  • The one thing I recommend is never to be a hero!
  • Hiring for Leader: I am hiring you for how you think. I can teach you what you do not know. But I can’t teach you how to think.

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Scrum Fit and/or Kanban Fit
  • CSP through times – Scrum Alliance
  • Coaching & Consulting Stories
  • 10 years of Agile
  • How to start Agile
  • Don’t stop at Scrum

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In this episode, Dave joined Shahin to talk about Kanban; and indulge in an in-depth conversation on Kanban going main stream, Consulting, Kanban vs Others, Training, and much more.

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Kanban Facts
    • Kanban’s take on Estimation
    • Kanban Spread to Whole Company
    • What really does Kanban do?
    • Misconceptions of Kanban
    • Kanban offers a long-term solution rather a short-term achievements
    • One reason that the Kanban Method was created, was to make life better for people.
    • Kanban; it’s just a way to see your problems, describe solutions, put them in a place that everybody understands, and to bring all of your people together to solve these problems.
    • Scrum, SAFe, XP Barrier on evolving change in any organization
  • Kanban Going Mainstream
  • Lean Software Society Boston 2012
  • Consulting Secrets for a Good Consultant
    • High-Performing Team vs High-Performing Organization
Community Initiation of Lean-Kanban University (now Kanban University)

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In this episode, Joey joined Shahin to talk about Kanban; and indulge in in-depth conversation with select audiences.

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Kanban as a Method vs a Tool
  • Upstream and Delivery Stream
  • Stealth Kanban
  • KLR – Kanban Week
  • Q&A with Joey
    • Scrum and/vs Kanban in large organizations
    • Kanban in Transformation world
    • Chaos being hidden as Expedie

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