What are we learning? Looking back and looking forward

It’s been a big year for AgileAus. The eighth annual Agile Australia Conference took place in June in Melbourne, attracting over 1200 enthusiastic agilists at all stages of their journey. As 2016 ramps down and excitement builds for the next AgileAus – which will be the ninth annual Conference, taking place in Sydney on 22-23…

Esther Derby on Creating Great Teams

Agile legend Esther Derby is coming to AgileAus 2017 in Melbourne next June. To celebrate, today we’re throwing back to an earlier edition of AgileTODAY, featuring Esther’s review of a book by two other AgileAus speakers: Sandy Mamoli and David Mole of Nomad8. As a consultant and expert in organisational dynamics, I’ve worked with scores…

Understanding and developing growth mindsets to achieve greatness

Earlier this month some of the most highly-rated Agile Australia workshops returned for Agile Encore in Sydney. Today’s guest blogger, Isabel Nyo, participated in ‘How to lead by enabling growth mindsets‘, a full day workshop led by UNSW Associate Professor Peter Heslin.  “You are a superstar.” “You are so smart.” “You are brilliant.” Ever heard of those phrases? I…

Manifesto! A poem by Richard Weissel

Agile Encore 2016 speaker – and poet – Richard Weissel has penned a poetic tribute to the Agile Manifesto.  “Help!” They cried, “We’re drowning. We’re stuck in a waterfall!” “Do not fear, I’ll save you”, came the saviour’s mighty call. He donned his cape, he donned his pants, he grabbed his mighty cloak. “You will…