I’ve just updated my LinkedIn profile as I’m actively looking for a new coaching position in Toronto following EventMobi’s decision to make the coach role there redundant. I also completed the Certified Agile Leadership (CAL1) training last week, which was intense and insightful; I’ve added it to my Education page too.
A few people (aside from those I work with) have contacted me recently asking “where do I start?” or “is there an Agile 101?”
The first thing to note is that it’s not as simple as watching a video, reading a book, or attending a course. Yes, those can be useful introductions, but the most important thing to understand about Agile is that it isn’t a series of checklists or processes to follow – it isn’t a silver bullet to solve your organisation’s problems. In fact, some people dislike/distrust Agile because it can shine a light on problems that they’ve happily swept under the carpet for many years; transparency and honesty are not things every organisation values because it can be a threat to the status quo. Continue reading “Where do I start?”→