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Creative Constraints

You, (yes, you, reading this right now), are endlessly creative.Especially when you’re in a tight spot. Do you frequently feel that you don’t have enough people / money / time? That you’ve no idea how to do that one thing you need to do? Perhaps you think that coming up with creative solutions to problems …

May the odds be ever in your favour

We can’t be certain about the future! In this talk we’ll explore ways in which you can stack the odds in your favour when delivering work and prevent falling victim to the illusion of certainty. We’ll dive into techniques and metrics we can use to manage expectations and make decisions at the earliest possible opportunity.

Boredom – A Secret Sauce to Creativity

Organisations are obsessed with churning out new products and growing monetary value, which results in burnt-out people. I am on a mission to convince organisations to give their people the time to get bored. Through that boredom comes creativity, innovation, and adept problem-solving. Let’s move away from rushing and introduce one hour of boredom. This …

The Power of Empathy in Agile Delivery

What’s at the heart of successful delivery? It is not just the iterative processes or the focus on deliverables but a foundational element that binds all aspects of Agile delivery – empathy. This presentation will explore the transformative power of empathy in Agile delivery, demonstrating its far-reaching benefits. Empathy, often underutilised and misunderstood, is the …

The missing perspective

Whether it is the execution of an ambitious strategy, the adoption of new approaches to developing products or services, or the creation of a new business function, organisational stability is no longer feasible and organisational change is becoming a continuous challenge. And yet, in the majority of cases, such attempts routinely fall far behind the …

Connecting to Create: How Strong Work Relationships Ignite Creative Genius

Synopsis: the importance of psychological safety in nurturing environments where people are at their creative best has been gaining prominence in organisational literature for decades. A worker in today’s knowledge economy requires a mix of social and technical expertise to thrive and a person’s emotional intelligence is the primary enabling skill that contributes to the …

Neuro-Agile Transformation: Unleashing Brain Power for Learning and Change

In navigating the journey of business agility, effective training isn’t just beneficial—it’s essential. It equips employees with the vital skills required for the anticipated agile environment. However, the success of the journey towards Agility relies on the quality of training provided. When thoughtfully prepared and rooted in neuroscience, training doesn’t just inform—it transforms, acting as …

Fostering Happiness in Agile Teams: A Neurochemical Perspective

Join me for this interactive session, ‘Fostering Happiness in Agile Teams,’ where we dive into the neurochemistry of (un)happiness through insights and research on happiness chemicals. Discover practical strategies to unleash endorphins, dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin in your team, enhancing collaboration, satisfaction, and performance. This will be an interactive session on how these chemical drivers …

That’s Not My Agile!

The Agile Manifesto is over 20 years old now, and the roots of Agile have been around for even longer than that. In fact, if you read social media, you might think that Agile needs revitalising – if it’s not already dead. However, the need for Agile is as great as ever as organisations struggle …

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