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This is the last Meetup in our series of AgilityLab Summer School about 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘅𝗶𝘁𝘆. 𝙍𝙤𝙣 𝙌𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙚𝙡 will challenge us and introduce us to 𝐅𝐥𝐮𝐢𝐝 𝐒𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐠𝐢𝐥𝐞 (or FAST Agile) - a new model which emerged during experimenting with a wish and need to scale agile for teams by keeping it as simple as possible and using 𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗧𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆, OST. 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 To date, all agile scaling models have gone down the complicated path, to solve a complex challenge. With the one exception of 🅵🅰🆂🆃 that tackles this complex problem using complexity and chaos theory! 🅵🅰🆂🆃 creates a complex adaptive system built on 𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗧𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆, OST: Get all the teams and people together that are on a project/product and call them a tribe. Now we will use Open Space like regular events to dip into chaos long enough for natural order to ensue. There is just enough structure to enable people to self-select and form teams around work. I sometimes call this pattern choreography over orchestration. We are doing away with the notion of trying to control who should work on and when, trying to plan your way through dependencies and instead rely on natural leadership, self-organization, natural order and emergence to handle these complex issues. 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁 Ron will present a radical different approach to being agile. You will hear the theory of the science behind the system as well as real live stories. 🎤 𝗕𝗘 𝗣𝗥𝗘𝗣𝗔𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗧𝗢 𝗕𝗘 𝗦𝗨𝗥𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗦𝗘𝗗 🎤 Expect to be challenged on some of the well established good practices in the community, e.g. stable teams, two week sprints, refinement, who does what and more. 𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁𝘂𝗽 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁 This session is offered online with zoom. The session will be a mix of short plenum talks and group conversations in breakout rooms. The meeting room will open about 10 minutes before the scheduled start. 𝙍𝙤𝙣 𝙌𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙚𝙡 𝘽𝙞𝙤 Ron Quartel’s life mission is to untether the human spirit in the workplace. The reinventing work movement is strongly aligned with this mission so you will read and hear Ron speaking about various topics in this theme. He is mostly known for emerging the Fluid Scaling Technology framework, sometimes called FaST or FAST Agile (when used in the context for agile scaling). The framework is built on Open Space Technology and is essentially an enabler for the new ways of working that are supportive of agile concepts while moving deeper into self-organization. Ron’s background is grounded in Agile since 2002, and software development since he was a teen. He is an acclaimed speaker and keynote known for getting across his passion for next phase organizations, ways of working, and agility.
We will challenge *𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫* belief system during this Meetup with Thomas Elkjær. What matters most in order to give us the right results? - the right team composition or - how a team collaborates? Thomas will reveal "The Secret Sauce" that he and his partners at tryZone have found can help good teams become great and cohesive - and even by doing it fast. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 💡 Bᴀᴄᴋɢʀᴏᴜɴᴅ 💡 The work we do in the agile world is based on teamwork. Traditionally we have believed in the 𝐈𝐧𝐩𝐮𝐭-𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬-𝐎𝐮𝐭𝐩𝐮𝐭 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐥 and that the right team composition would give us the right results. We believed (and to a large extent still believe) that an 𝐞𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 team should have clear boundaries, a common goal, a well-defined task, stability, and the necessary resources to get the job done. Two discoveries have now challenged this belief: - The pace of knowledge development has led to higher and higher levels of specialization. - The problems facing organisations have become more and more complex requiring cross-functional collaboration. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 🧐 Rᴀᴛɪᴏɴᴀʟᴇ 🧐 We have a lot of evidence that shows us the importance of creating 𝐜𝐨𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬. That 𝐡𝐨𝐰 a team collaborates matters more than 𝐰𝐡𝐨 is on the team. The evidence ranges from the Marshmallow challenge, Amy Edmondsons research in 𝐏𝐬𝐲𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐒𝐚𝐟𝐞𝐭𝐲 (and Googles Project Aristotle) to Alexander Pentlands research in 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐡𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐬 and more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 🍀 Tᴀᴋᴇ-ᴀᴡᴀʏs 🍀 In this Meetup we investigate what constitutes a great and cohesive team and how we can help teams become great and cohesive fast. Thomas will share his 25 years of experience working with teams and give a taste of the “Secret Sauce” that he and his partners at tryZone have found can help good teams become great and cohesive teams fast. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 🎤 Cᴏɴᴛᴇɴᴛ Welcome & presenting the program 𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝟏:: What constitutes a great team? A bit of background and theory 𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝟐: Do you have Psychological Safety in your Team? The “Secret Sauce”. How to create great and cohesive teams 𝐄𝐱𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝟑: A taste of the “Secret Sauce” Reflection & feedback ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 𝐀𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐬 𝐄𝐥𝐤𝐣æ𝐫 Thomas is a partner at tryZone, a network-based consultancy in Denmark. He helps teams collaborate and build psychologically safe environments and great and cohesive teams that can focus on creating customer value. He helps teams and organisations build a learning culture. He integrates elements from The Human Element B® and Radical Collaboration® into his agile coaching.
✅ Aʙsᴛʀᴀᴄᴛ Michael Hamman will propose a new notion of leadership. It holds true whether you are an executive leader of a large organization, a coach, or a team member. The impact of positional hierarchy will diminish. We need to adjust our inner sensemaking to the complex world we inhabit. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - ✅ We have gotten fairly good at bringing design applications of complexity thinking into the domain of social, economic, and organizational structures. But we have given considerably less attention to the nature of thinking and inner sensemaking which the complex world we inhabit demands of us. Consequently, our inner complexity fails to keep up with the outer complexity around us. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - 🎤 Bᴀᴄᴋɢʀᴏᴜɴᴅ COVID-19 has generated a global disruption of a magnitude few of us now living have ever experienced, reminding us that we truly do live in world of volatility, unpredictability, accelerating change, and ambiguity—in a word, complexity. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - Michael Hamman: "And while we’ve gotten fairly good at bringing design applications of complexity thinking into the domain of social, economic, and organizational structures, we’ve given considerably less attention to the nature of thinking and inner sensemaking which the complex world we inhabit demands of us. Consequently, our inner complexity fails to keep up with the outer complexity around us. In light of this, I want to propose a notion of leadership that transcends the commonly held action-orientation and positional authority with which we commonly associate that term. That we understand “leadership” as the capacity to keenly make sense in the face of the complexity we encounter—and to help others do the same—in order to render outcomes which actually leverage that very complexity toward an intended impact." - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - ✅ Wʜᴀᴛ ᴛᴏ Exᴘᴇᴄᴛ In this session, Hamman will share some thoughts on 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘅𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗸𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲, how it might be constituted, and why it is so important for us working in 21st Century organizations. ✅ Fᴏʀᴍ The session will be 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 and highly 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹. Expect to be inspired, challenged, and equipped with practical wisdom to take home to work with you. Camera enabled. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - 𝐁𝐢𝐨: Michael Hamman is dedicated to the possibility that 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗯𝗲 𝗮 𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹, 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻. Trained in the 1980s in coaching and large group facilitation, Michael went on to train in systems thinking and methods, group dynamics and facilitation, professional and executive coaching, and in human- and organization development. He is a decades-long student of the nature of human transformation, both in himself and in others. Over the course of the last 17 years, Michael has brought together these various strands into a unique approach to coaching, consulting, and teaching Agility within large organizational settings. Along the way, he has coached dozens of Fortune 500 companies and teams, and hundreds of leaders and coaches toward greater holistic team and enterprise-level agility. 𝗛𝗶𝘀 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸, 𝗘𝘃𝗼𝗹𝘃𝗮𝗴𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆: Growing an Agile Leadership Culture from the Inside Out, published in January 2019, integrates this rich and varied background and experience. It provides a blueprint for what it means to be an agile leader in today’s complex world, and offers a practical roadmap for getting there.
AgilityLab is very pleased to announce, that Jenni Jepsen from goAgile has accepted our invitation to talk about "𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤, 𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐬𝐤-𝐟𝐨𝐫-𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐝". 💡𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 💡 We need to stop giving feedback. Giving feedback doesn’t work – no matter how well trained you are in doing so. Instead, we need to a͟s͟k͟ for feedback. When we ask for feedback, we are in the driver’s seat. We decide what we want to take in and use to grow and improve. Neuroscience shows that feedback works when we understand and believe that it will lead to good things for us. 🍀 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞-𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬 🍀 In this interactive webinar, Jenni Jepsen will share the neuroscience about feedback and how to create an ask-for-feedback mindset. Learn how our brains react to feedback, and how you can change the way you treat feedback to improve yourself and your organization. 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭 • Feedback- what & why • Best & worst experiences with feedback (exercise) • Beliefs, our brains & misconceptions about feedback • Ask for feedback – why it works • Mental contrasting • Be Better + Present, Past & Future (exercise) • Reflection (exercise) 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠/𝐓𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 2 hours / Zoom & Jamboard The Meetup will open 10 minutes before the event. 𝐏𝐥𝐬. 𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐳𝐨𝐨𝐦 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 Experience shows that everybody gets most out of the interactions (exercises in groups) by being able to see eachother. We therefore kindly encourage you to turn on video during this zoom meeting. 𝐉𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐢’𝐬 𝐛𝐢𝐨 Jenni Jepsen works as a transformation advisor at Denmark-based goAgile. She integrates neuroscience concepts into her agile coaching, training and sparring with leaders at every level in an organization. In addition to having her certificate in NeuroLeadership, Jenni is also a certified Intent-Based Leadership™ Practitioner, certified LEGO® Serious Play™ facilitator, and has numerous Agile certifications. Jenni consults, writes and speaks worldwide about leadership, teams, and how to take advantage of how our brains function to get optimal thinking in the workplace. She runs Intent-based Leadership™ courses together with award-winning author of Turn the Ship Around! L. David Marquet, and her book with partner Ole Jepsen, TOGETHER: How leaders involve & engage people to get great things done, will be released in Fall 2020. [masked] twitter: @jenniindk LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennijepsen/ www.goagile.dk Looking forward to seing you, Br Torsten, Jenni and Leise