Don’t Demonize your Managers
As organizations start their Agile journey, very soon the question of “What’s to become of the Managers?” comes up.
Yesterday’s heroes and firefighters find themselves without a clear space or role.
But surely there is a better way of handling these managers and the expertise and experience that they bring with them.
Our managers can be re-imagined and flourish as mentors, as experts, as change agents.
We would like to share the new avatar that our erstwhile managers can adopt in the new world while continuing with some of their existing responsibilities.
Also a few tips and tricks to make managers our allies in the quest for Agility.
Servant Leadership: Learn from your MomSakti Bagchi
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BeginnerServant leadership is the most used (misused) term in the Agile world. If you check any people manager's profile or ask any people manager in the agile world, they would always describe themselves as a servant leader. But when you observe them you many times find the same age-old autocratic leader who is struggling to retain his/her relevance under servant leadership mask. This talk is to describe some life examples and drawing the similarity between the leadership that mother provides at our home.Mindfulness, compassion, coaching and becoming the best friend for life are some attributes that will be explained.In many agile forums it is said that role of people manager is diminishing in agile world. This talk will share a counterview to that belief and explain how a people leader's role has grown further and how we need expert life coaches as people leaders for our future agile world.