Posts Tagged: pragmatic leadership

Three things you can do today to be a better leader

You are a manager, a team lead or in other leadership position and you want to be a better leader? Here are three things you can do to improve your leadership. Get out of your office If by any chance your current position came with a private office get out of it. If only you

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The Business Manifesto

The Agile Manifesto has spawned a whole slew of methods & practices that took the IT industry by storm. We have a second wave of change coming close on agile’s heels – the New Wave of Management inspired by thinkers like Jurgen Appelo and Steve Denning. Numerous trainers, coaches and “gurus” talk about such things

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The Dark Side

If you take any book on leadership and management or go to a conference you will hear a lot about team engagement, servant leadership, inspiring people with a vision, fostering their internal motivation as craftsmen and so on. This is what I’m advocating here as well. All of that – and more – is part

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Success is a state

Our culture is conditioning us to instinctively think of success as a one-time event. In movies when lovers finally overcome obstacles and get together the story ends – “they lived happily ever after” (the interesting questions is: “how?”). In sports an athlete runs, jumps, swims – arrives first or jumps the farthest so he is

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