Series (4 of 7): Building High-Performing ART — “Give Them Autonomy”

Who does not want autonomy? Autonomy paves way to self-determination and empowerment. Freedom. Remember MAP? Mastery, Autonomy and Purpose — having MAP unlocks the intrinsic motivation — the engagement — of most of us… including members of Agile teams and team of Agile teams… even family members at home! SAFe principle #8 states: “Unlock the intrinsic … More Series (4 of 7): Building High-Performing ART — “Give Them Autonomy”

Series (3 of 7): Building High-Performing ART — “Address Dread — Nip it in the Bud”

Dread…that feeling of fear or great apprehension…it paralyzes most of us… we can’t move … can’t execute… we procrastinate… it paralyzes your Agile teams and your team of Agile teams (ART). Productivity goes down; spirit of the team goes down. It is, therefore, wise to address dread — sooner rather than later — because it … More Series (3 of 7): Building High-Performing ART — “Address Dread — Nip it in the Bud”

Series (2 of 7): Building High-Performing ART — “Thou Shalt Not Compare One to Others”

This “Thou Shalt Not Compare One to Others” sounds like a commandment. it’s meant to sound like it because it is very important. It is neither a request nor a suggestion. I grew up NOT being compared by my parents to any kid…including to my siblings; I thank my parents for that. This “non-comparison” mindset … More Series (2 of 7): Building High-Performing ART — “Thou Shalt Not Compare One to Others”