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Mayhem. The First 6 - 8 Weeks

How Long Before Agile Starts Paying Dividends?

Duration: 00:18:09

Episode 28 - Adaptive Planning IV - Constant Re-Prioritization

What makes a remarkable leader? A common person with uncommon resolve and steadiness when the safety and certainty everyone depends on suddenly changesThe secret to this skill is the reprioritization habit - focusing on responding to change rather than bemoaning or resisting it.

Duration: 00:11:10

Episode 27 - Adaptive Planning III - The Biggest, Closest Things

What mindset/habit pair moves you toward goals the fastest?

Duration: 00:11:14

Episode 26 - Adaptive Planning II - The F-Word

Why is failure such a dirty word? What effect does this have on teams, and how can you change it?

Duration: 00:18:35

The Elusive Art of Influence

How do great leaders inspire others to work WITH them - how do they change minds and build support? How do truly powerful people seem to get whatever they want in life?

Duration: 00:14:57

Episode 25 - Adaptive Planning I - Waiting for Perfection

What’s the best way to plan projects to ensure success?

Duration: 00:10:22

Episode 24 - Continuous Improvement VI - Aggressively Attack Waste

What is the easiest way to make Continuous Improvement work for me?

Duration: 00:13:16

Episode 23 - Continuous Improvement V - Personal And Team Mastery

We have started our Agile Journey, but I don’t see much improvement. How do we get better faster?

Duration: 00:17:28

Create a Culture of Extraordinary

What Is the ‘Secret Sauce’ of Every High Performing Team?

Duration: 00:09:24

Labour Day Retrospective

I can see the imbalance and injustice everywhere. What is the badass meant to do about it? * As a leader with a clear service-oriented vision, only you can decide what causes you serve * But once you've decided, you need to act with courage if you expect to build and maintain trust, and truly lead.

Duration: 00:10:59

Focus On Go

What is the single biggest change you can make today to shift your clunky, bureaucratic teams into high gear? * Stop Planning for Perfection * Focus on Go

Duration: 00:11:49

Accountability - The Unfair Advantage in Leadership

What do legendary leaders have that the rest of us don’t? * Superhuman Accountability - the refusal to blame others, but rather the acceptance that all of our outcomes are within our ability to change * This is what allows people to achieve the impossible….they own their outcomes and know the only thing that influences their destiny is THEM

Duration: 00:09:52

Episode 22 - Continuous Improvement IV - How to Get Honest Feedback

How do we level-up feedback skills to build a super-charged dream team? * You will have to go first * You will have to be vulnerable * You will need to leverage and build trust * You need to build a sense of accountability and duty

Duration: 00:21:50

On Transformation

What is the badass’ contribution to Agile at Scale, or any large scale organization? * The bigger it gets, the more it seeks certainty and safety. There’s nothing theoretically wrong with that * Scaling will alway be a compromise between predictability and agility * Try to infuse agile mindsets and principles everywhere you go. That alone has the potential for massive improvement. * A badass is not strictly agile. A badass is someone tenacious enough to work tirelessly to find the right...

Duration: 00:15:19

Checkpoint - Step Up Your Badass Game

How do all these podcast episodes make you more badass? * Integration of all the mindsets and habits are key. We focus on fundamentals * Each episode gives you some practical implementation advice - use it. * Review old episodes - as you grow, they will provide deeper wisdom * As you listen to this checkpoint, decide which areas need work and go back to revisit the appropriate episodes

Duration: 00:07:44

Episode 21 - Continuous Improvement III - Awareness Techniques of Elite Leaders

In Personal and Team performance, How do you overcome blind spots so you can see your own gaps - and that of others - clearly and objectively so you can supercharge your continuous improvement? * You need to be in tune with Actions and Reactions, and what causes them - both yours and other people's * You need to be able to separate stimulus, or triggers, from the automatic responses and thoughts they invoke * You need to learn how to put some room between triggers, your responses, and...

Duration: 00:24:25

Episode 20 - Continuous Improvement II - Self Reflection

Why do we fail to address areas of greatest need by never really getting to the big pain points? * We need to measure ourselves against goals we set for achieving our vision * We need to practice looking at our strengths and gaps every day

Duration: 00:11:22

Fuse Chamber Cross-Post - "The Secrets of the 2%"

THIS IS A CROSS POST from my podcast for artists and entrepreneurs. I accidentally posted this to Badass Agile and removed it; however it was one of my more popular episodes so I added it here anyway! See you next week.

Duration: 00:12:45

Episode 19 - Continuous Improvement I - Retrospectives

Why do we really do retrospectives, and what qualities must they have to be truly powerful and effective * Retrospectives are about a continuous improvement mindset * Making changes should be aggressive, prioritized and experimental. * Everyone is involved. Executive/Leadership too. * Feedback must be meaningful, honest and democratic. Outcome-based is better than behaviour-based.

Duration: 00:20:26

Episode 18 - Badass Leadership - Control

How do you become the leader you’ve always wanted to be? What qualities does a badass have that makes other people trust and follow their leadership? * A Badass Leader exhibits control * We discuss Two kinds of struggle - chaos (fight-or-flight, rational fear) and triggering irrational fear (ego-based) * How you react is everything. Negativity, fear are self-propelling and spread virally * Finally we discuss 9 rules for staying in control, and how this affects the kind of leader people...

Duration: 00:22:31

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