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Random Thoughts on Leadership and Life

Stories from helping organizations embrace New Ways of Working

Yesterday, my colleague, Kristian Haugaard (@haugaards), asked on our Ugilic Google hangout; Which book should a mid-level manager new to Agile read during the christmas holidays? My instinctive answer was Scrum for Managers: Management Secrets to Building Agile & Results-Driven Organizations by Rini van Solingen (@solingen) and Rob van Lanen (@robvanlanen). The book is a ‘how to...

The title of this post is an old Japanese proverb. Today we often call this leadership style servant-leadership and in my opinion, it still reflects the essence of great leadership. Leadership is not to be confused with management and not every Manager can become a leader, but every leader must possess good management knowledge and...