Oct 22, 2021
This week, Dan Neumann is joined
by two AgileThought colleagues, Andrea Floyd and Hal Hogue.
In this episode, Dan, Andrea,
and Hal are talking about the books that have been influential to
them and what they learned from them. Continuous learning is a
crucial piece of the work at AgileThought, and this is why today,
you are invited to this special space called The Book
- Books that bring new ideas to the
- A fairly common book that you should not take
Turn the Ship Around! A True
Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders, written by David Marquet. This book brings a
great opportunity to reflect on your own role as an Agile Coach, it
also delivers an important message on leadership and serving
- Another book referring to work as a servant
Team of Teams: New Rules of
Engagement for a Complex World, by General Stanley McChrystal. This book
shares crucial practices to be more effective with our
Phoenix Project: A Novel About
IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business
Win, written by
Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, Kim Spafford (a business fable with some great
suggestions to the state of
growing software companies to scale).
- The nature of the challenges has changed over
time; businesses are seeing more value in being flexible while
responding to change and
The Age of Agile: How Smart
Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets
Done, by Stephen
Denning, is a number one must-read book for people experiencing
Agile transformations, for them to be considered as holistic
opportunities for an organization to create and sustain a shift in
Agile Project Management with
by Ken Schwaber, is a great tool
that explains the rules and
practices for Scrum.
The Rational Unified Process:
An Introduction, by
- The Scrum Guide has some interesting references; this guide has
been modified and updated over the years, which is the best proof
of the constant need for flexibility and adaptation that lies in
the core of Agile Teams.
Start With Why: How Great
Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, by Simon Sinek. This book is a great one to
help teams and leaders recognize the reasons and purposes behind
what they are doing.
- Your Daily Scrum is a YouTube series where you can find (in 10
minutes or less) the answer to a question from the community
related to Scrum which is the trigger for an insightful
conversation about that topic.
Ted Lasso on Apple TV
brings awesome content about
leadership and humanity.
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