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Holding space for something beautiful

What happens if leaders and other participants don’t want to spend the time creating psychological safety?

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Part 1: Deciding as a system not as individuals
Part 2: How to facilitate group decision-making
Part 3: Creating a safe space, equality, and diversity
Part 4: This page
Part 5: Coming soon…


Where to?

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Part 1: Deciding as a system not as individuals
Part 2: How to facilitate group decision-making
Part 3: This page
Part 4: Helping others see the need for safety
Part 5: Coming soon..

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t…


Which way?

How to facilitate group decisions

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Part 1: Deciding as a system not as individuals
Part 2: This page
Part 3: Creating a safe space, equality, and diversity
Part 4: Helping others see the need for safety
Part 5: Coming soon..

Every individual can make a difference ……


Which way?

Deciding as a system and not only as individuals

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And all the roads we have to walk are winding
And all the lights that lead us there are blinding
Oasis: Wonderwall

I have been largely distracted from writing my book for the last couple of months focusing…


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If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change…

We’ve covered the basics of agility in the last chapter, and we now need to build on top of this and show what the building blocks are for exceptional organisations.

Later in…


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The Thinker — by Auguste Rodin

“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” — Albert Camus

At a certain stage in our development, it seemed ok to do whatever it took to succeed regardless of the cost to individuals, groups, or the environment. That stage has now passed.

The age of…


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“The reasons why people believe that they need large numbers of bodies as though this was a ‘digging a ditch’ problem, are based upon a flawed understanding of the nature of software development and people as non-linear systems”

Craig Larman co-creator of Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) at…


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“It is absurd that a person should rule others, who cannot rule themself.”
— Latin Proverb

Writing about Leadership in a single chapter is a brave endeavour. It would be hard enough to encapsulate everything worth saying about Leadership in a single book, however I will condense…

Simon Powers

CEO and Founder of the community of practice, training, and coaching company: Adventures with Agile.

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