Driving Motivation – an exercise for understanding the Daniel Pink’s Drive model

By |2011-02-16T19:00:19-05:00February 16, 2011|Agile, Management|

Recently, the issue of motivation is permeating our work as agile consultants. And not surprisingly,  Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink is the main model we're currently excited about. Our resident AgileSparks CST and team coaching expert Danko is leading that charge... Today, while Danko was describing the Autonomy Mastery Purpose (AMP) model in our Agile Forum meeting, I thought of an exercise that can be used to learn and internalize the model. Here it is, [...]

Want to experience agile in an accelerated form and focus on innovation at the same time? Try an agile FedEx day!

By |2011-01-21T10:34:09-05:00January 21, 2011|Agile, Innovation|

A while ago I wrote about Slack and FedEx Day and why I think its important to have slack in the system, and why a FedEx Day is a good way to to run an innovation day. A few days ago we had the first inaugural AgileSparks FedEx Day. Since we are, after all, a company which believes in agile approaches, we decided to some dogfooding an run our FedEx day in an agile form. We started with identifying the [...]

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