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Agile Leaders

In times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA) Agile leaders thrive. Agile leadership embraces values and principles that empower leaders to work closely with teams to produce the most valuable work and solve the most compelling problems. Quickly and effectively.

So, what separates Agile leaders from their traditional ‘management’ counterparts? Heaps. One is governed by command and control whilst the other thrives in the realm of creation and collaboration.

Our Agile leadership courses, workshops and programmes are designed to help you make the transition from traditional management and leadership roles into Business Agility specialists that cultivate high-performing, Agile organisations fit for the 21st Century.

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Why Coaching is the Number One Skill for Leaders in in an Uncertain World

It is often said that everyone wants to change the world, but no one wants to change themselves. There are few groups for which this is more apt than senior leaders. It was once thought that leaders n…

5 Levers for Changing Organisational Culture

Organisational culture is one of the most powerful, and misunderstood, concepts around. Leaders and coaches alike understand the power of culture to make—or, more likely, break—an agile transformation…

On Agile & Mastery

I’m lucky enough to find my job professionally satisfying. That’s because I think that the line of work I’m in actually matters—not just to me, but to anyone who works in teams or with processes that …

Creating Alignment and Autonomy

We know from Dan Pink’s work that high levels of autonomy are a powerful contributor to motivation. For start-ups and small, independent teams this can be straightforward to create. But it presents a …

There Are Sabre-Toothed Tigers in Your Office

An ancient part of our brains that existed to keep us alive in a world of danger has evolved. But rather than evolving by toning down its power to cope with the much safer world of today, it has found…

The SCARF Model – How it affects agile teams

In the post ‘There Are Sabre-Toothed Tigers In Your Office‘, we discussed how our brains have evolved, and that the primal response that helped protect us from sabre-toothed tigers had cha…

Meetup: ‘Testing Business Ideas’ with David Bland

Live, online Agile Leadership & Business Agility Meetup hosting David Bland – co-author of Testing Business Ideas with Alex Osterwalder and CEO & Founder of Precoil —Overview of the event— Build…

Meetup: ‘Coaching Leaders through Uncertainty’ with Tracy Sinclair

Live, online Agile Leadership & Business Agility Meetup event hosting Tracy Sinclair – Director at Large on the International Coaching Federation Global Enterprise Board & co-author of ‘Becomi…

Meetup: ‘Bringing Leadership Agility to Agile’ with Bill Joiner

Join us for our next live Online event, this time hosting Bill Joiner – author of Leadership Agility and founder of the Leadership Agility 360 assessment.- –Overview of the event— Everyone is tal…

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

by Ed Catmull Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the ner…

The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail

by Clayton Christensen In this book, Clayton Christensen explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation. No matter the industry, he says, a successful company with established product…

Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action

by Simon Sinek Start with Why analyses leaders like Martin Luther King Jr and Steve Jobs and discovers that they all think in the same way – they all started with why. In this book, Simon Sinek …

Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age

by Roman Pichler Comprehensive and insightful, this book will enable you to make the right strategic decisions in today’s dynamic digital age. Written in an engaging and no-nonsense style, Strategize …

Big Book of Virtual Teambuilding Games

by Mary Scannell, Michael Abrams & Mike Mulvihill The Big Book of Virtual Team-Building Games is packed with games and activities for developing productive virtual teams across all digital platfor…

Wisdom of Teams

by Jon Katzenbach This book thoroughly explores the remarkable benefits of teams at all levels of the organization. The authors provide dozens of real accounts and case studies that illustrate success…

Meetup: ‘Testing Business Ideas’ with David Bland

Live, online Agile Leadership & Business Agility Meetup hosting David Bland – co-author of Testing Business Ideas with Alex Osterwalder and CEO & Founder of Precoil —Overview of the event— Build…

Meetup: ‘Coaching Leaders through Uncertainty’ with Tracy Sinclair

Live, online Agile Leadership & Business Agility Meetup event hosting Tracy Sinclair – Director at Large on the International Coaching Federation Global Enterprise Board & co-author of ‘Becomi…

Meetup: ‘Bringing Leadership Agility to Agile’ with Bill Joiner

Join us for our next live Online event, this time hosting Bill Joiner – author of Leadership Agility and founder of the Leadership Agility 360 assessment.- –Overview of the event— Everyone is tal…

Why did we create Agile Centre?

Watch Jon Spruce, Karim Harbott and John McFadyen discuss the origins of creating Agile Centre: bringing together the experience, skills and knowledge from their varied backgrounds to create something…

Agile Centre Webinar: “Pivoting in a pandemic” by Jon Spruce

Jon Spruce takes part in the Oliver Bernard Meet-up for Agile.London with a talk titled ‘Pivoting in a Pandemic’ which took place on Wednesday 29th of April 2020. The talk is about how the team at …

Our Client Experiences – Testimonials for Agile Centre

We have pulled together a film of our client’s experiences working with Agile Centre and how our structured and interactive, highly engaging teaching style has helped them to explore and understand th…