Living an #Agile life!

I originally wrote this back in 2010 and thought I’d reshare it with a couple of minor edits… still as valid today as ever!

Liz Barron - Realize Coaching

gymnastics-853695_1280“Agile approaches” in business and organisational change achieve the right outcome, at the right time, in the right way, for project teams. But some organisations, and some people, just don’t get it.

For many of us, thinking in an agile way is just natural, and we apply this thinking to our lives on a daily basis, to help us get the most from every day. Given the challenges that many of us are currently experiencing, more than ever, we now need to be able to cope with difficult times and make the changes we need to succeed. Read any of the self help books on personal success and you will read many of the same concepts presented and experienced in different ways. These books all focus on success, whatever that means for each of us, whether it’s fame, fortune, feeling fulfilled or simply surviving. Ultimately they are about maximising our…

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Team Coaching bears fruit – Client Case Study

I love working with teams providing coaching and training to help them realize their full potential. Recently I was asked to work with a rapidly expanding team of medical professionals in Safetynet - Safetynet Primary Care is a medical charity delivering quality care to those marginalized in society without access to healthcare, including homeless people, … Continue reading Team Coaching bears fruit – Client Case Study

Unleash your Project Manager’s Superpower

I’ve been re-reading Simon Sinek’s “Start with Why” … and thought I’d share a bit about why I do what I do – I think my work is all about finding and honing your super power to achieve success and fulfilment in what you do; whether that’s supporting you and your team to deliver change … Continue reading Unleash your Project Manager’s Superpower

Graduation… then what?

So perhaps your darling son or daughter or young family member has graduated from university or college and is now ready for the real world of employment. I’ve recently worked with a few young people who have graduated or are about to, and noticed that there’s a very real “deer in headlights” feeling with them; … Continue reading Graduation… then what?

How women can work better together #iwd2017 #BeBoldforChange

When women get together and collaborate effectively within a team anything is possible! Perhaps you’ve worked with a team that is predominantly or all female… how did that go? Women can make smarter teams Recent research published by Harvard Business Review shows that having more women in a team allows them to work smarter – so … Continue reading How women can work better together #iwd2017 #BeBoldforChange