What Do Agile Leaders Do

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2. Me Flavius Stef 10 years in I.T. Was: Web Developer Co-founder Project Manager Scrum Master Product Owner CSM, Agile Coach and Trainer 3. You? 4. Authority, information Traditional company 5. Traditional leader Issue commands Follow execution Encourage conformism No need for collaboration 6. He who thinketh he leadeth and hath noone following him is only taking a walk. John Maxwell 7. Authority, information Agile company 8. Agile leader Servant leader Collaborate on tasks Encourage creativity 9. How does an agile leader causechange? influence 10. You must work on...YourselfIndividuals Teams 11. WORK ON YOURSELF 12. Leaders can never take others fartherthan they have gone themselvesJohn Maxwell 13. Model the values Share information Be a team player Work in priority order Challenge the status quo 14. WORK ON INDIVIDUALS 15. People dont care how much you knowuntil they know how much you care.John MaxwellYour job is to touch everyone and getinto their soul.Jack Welch 16. Listen 17. Give effective feedback 18. Give effective feedback Michael, may I tell you something? (Close to the event) The last couple of mornings I noticed1. Ask for permissionyou were using your cell phone during the Daily Standup.2. Describe specific When you do that, you send thebehavior message that the meeting is not important to you and that you dont feel part of the team. In turn, that3. Describe impact ofmay affect the way the rest of thebehavior team relates to you. How should we have the daily so4. Discuss next stepsthat you are more involved? 19. Develop people 20. ENCOURAGE SAFE TO FAILEXPERIMENTS 21. WORK ON TEAMS 22. Amplify ordampen voices 23. Dont try towin everyargument 24. Communities of Practice 25. Design work to promote collaboration WIP Pairing Code Reviews Collective CodeOwnership 26. Quick poll: Raise your hand ifyou enjoy meetings 27. Effective Meetings Set an agenda: topics, goals, things to decide, whats in it for me Invite all stakeholders, send reminders Go before, make sure room is properly set up During Ensure it ends on time Park topics not relevant for purpose Generate next actions list with owners Confirm mutual understanding at the end Visual facilitationSend notes about plans, next actions to other stakeholders 28. And more... Create a shared vision Demand performance. Never compromise onquality Take it to the team Encourage accountability 29. LETS WRAP IT UP 30. Agile Leaders lead by influence They show integrity: walk the talk They care about colleagues and help developthem They make sure all the voices are heard in theteam and bring people together 31. Heres a simple mnemonic Things other Things otherpeople do to youpeople do to you that you dislike that you likeDONT DO THEM DO THEM 32. Who can be an agile leader? Top management ? Middle management ? Scrum Masters ? Product Owners ? ???YOU! 33. Books 34. CreditsBusiness Man http://www.iconfinder.com/icondetails/43626/128/administrator_business_man_consultancy_man_user_iconCool Guy http://www.iconfinder.com/icondetails/51940/128/male_man_user_iconWhite man http://www.iconfinder.com/icondetails/55753/64/man_person_user_iconHand http://www.iconfinder.com/icondetails/62090/48/like_thumb_thumbs_thumbs_up_up_vote_iconHouse MD http://www.flickr.com/photos/youhon/4120597918/sizes/m/in/photostream/Earth&Moon http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluedharma/89187774/sizes/o/in/photostream/Crying smiley http://www.iconfinder.com/icondetails/15492/128/cry_smiley_icon 35. @flaviusstefflavius.stef@mozaicworks.com THANK YOU! QUESTIONS?