Expanding Beyond Agile. Unlearning Old Lessons on our Journey to Teal

schedule Oct 26th 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM place Room 6

Teal is a natural extension of the Agile mindset, but who would have thought flattening the hierarchy could be this difficult! If Agile removes impediments and empowers teams to deliver more frequently and more valuable offerings, teal removes organizational impediments (hierarchy built on lack of trust ) and fosters empowerment by localizing decision making, re-centering activities around an evolutionary purpose, and aligning the personal with the organizational (wholeness). But what actually happens when you put rubber to road and empower teams to recruit, hire, fire, and determine each other’s bonuses? Well, things get a little messy. If you’re patient, set aside short-term outcomes, and look to long-term gain, it can prove deeply rewarding. I’ll take you on our own evolutionary journey from green to teal and share with you lessons learned along the way.

If you’re curious about alternative management styles or interested in the next extension of Agile, then come sit, chat, and reflect.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

1. Origins of Teal

2. Our Goals

  • Why Teal?
  • Why Now?

3. Our Journey

  • Agile and Teal intertwined
  • Challenges and Bright Spots

4. Questions

Learning Outcome

- Identify where your organization falls along the Evolutionary Spectrum

- Be able to understand Teal concepts and how they might apply to you and your organization

- Draw comparisons between Agile and Teal

- Discern one process from your current organization and how it might look from a Teal lens

 

Target Audience

Owners/Presidents, Agilists, free-folk, Harvard dropouts

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