This last years, working as Agile Coach and trying to pull changes, I observed that companies are scared about experiments. They prefer something predictable, easy to follow, clear roadmaps and stability which gives them this desired feeling of control. But live is neither predictable nor stable, so why should companies…


After reading “The art of business value”, a very interesting book written by Mark Schwartz, it was interesting for me because I linked a couple of dots inside my (not too much understandable) mind and I’d like to share this with you.

Most of the Agile frameworks ask for a…


Uncertainties going away

I’m dealing with this problem during a long time ago, in order to feel comfortable, building stable systems and trying to be predictable. …


Last day I worked with a team in order to improve how they use Kanban and we did it using Liberating Structures and also talking about the 9 core values of Kanban.

A subset of structures from Liberating Structures

First of all, a quick introduction to Liberating Structures: They are 33 easy-to-learn microstructures that enhance relational coordination…


After being really hooked with Management 3.0 philosophy this last three years, last year I landed to a couple of interesting books : “Freedom, Inc.” written by Isaac Getz and Brian Carney and Holacracy written by Brian J. Robertson. …


If you are an addict to metrics and all this kind of stuff is such an interesting topic, isn’t it?! After reading last David J. Anderson’s and Alexei Zheglov’s book “Fit for Purpose: How Modern Businesses Find, Safety, & Keep Costumers” — which I get it at the very beginning…


The way people measure performance in organizations is often based on tasks, resource utilitzation, time and so on. But we would like to introduce a culture where people see measurement as a way to learn and improve, and also a healthy and trusted environment where people feel secure talking about…


In my humble opinion, I think that money is not everything, this is something that my father told me thousand and thousand of times but don’t be naive, money is important… Maybe in the future we will work in a more altruist way but not now. …


Well actually Beakman has not came back to his TV show, but our IT team take his soul to our (let’s say) “R&D laboratories”.

In another post I talked about what we did with Moving Motivators trying to find our intrinsecal motivations and other stuff that makes us a little…


The older I am the more important I think that values are one of the most important things in order to build a great environment for a glued team. I couldn’t be more agree with the Peter Druker’s famous quotation “ Culture eats strategy for breakfast”, I think every culture…

Joan Díaz

Agile, Lean, company culture, new ways of management or self-management enthusiast.

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