Learn, Share and Grow with Community of Practices

Learn, Share and Grow with Community of Practices

Coming together is beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success[Henry Ford].

One of the biggest challenges many organizations face is harmonizing practices, processes and tools across teams and business units. And as organization scales sustaining the same culture across the organization becomes a key success factor, hence there is also a constant need for people to share knowledge and develop their craftsmanship by breaking the barriers of traditional boundaries. This is the purpose and role of guilds and huddles.

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Teamwork Begins By Building Trust

What makes an awesome Team?

Patrick Lencioni says “Great cohesive teams do not hold back with one another. They admit their mistakes, engage in open, constructive conflicts, disagree and commit. They hold each other accountable for their results”. 

However, the question is How do we build such an awesome team?

Teamwork begins by building trust. Is there a practical way or mechanism to build the foundation -the trust. One of the effective ways of building trust is by aligning everyone in the team to a common goal, a shared vision or team manifesto or a Visual goal setting. Continue reading “Teamwork Begins By Building Trust”

Exploration days fosters continuous Learning

Exploration days fosters continuous Learning

Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. Think different

-Steve Jobs

Innovation is one of the key pillar of Lean Agile Mindset. Innovation is an outcome of constant experimentation and exploration often associated with frequent failures. Innovation not necessarily mean creating something from scratch. One of the greatest motivation for people is the the feeling of learning and growth.

So what can organizations do to create a learning environment of openness and sharing?

Hackathon

Image Credit: Snapshot from Dan Pink’s Video

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