What People Say

The workshop will introduce a bunch of useful tools when you are in the position of implementing a change in an org.

Jim Petersson - Head of Dev
SBAB

A wonderful experiment-driven experience in understanding social interactions and how to effectively influence their outcome.

Michael Schreiber - Senior Software Engineer

Concepts & Tools

Concepts and tools for working with the rest of the organization.

Michael Wallace - Global Agile Coach
Global Financial Services Firm

Collaboratively improve a system

A series of ideas and techniques to collaboratively improve a system.

Nick Korbel - Development Manager
Pampered Chef

It’s great if you’re feeling like you’re stuck. The class gives you some tools to look at a problem in different ways that lead to new insights and a confidence that there are things you can do to be useful.

Crystal Harris - Director of Agile Delivery
Penn Mutual

It provides both insights and specific tools for making effective change – within an organization as well as within one’s self.

Markus Silpala
Silpala Software

Very good way to become more helpful to organizations.

Michael Broome - Agile Mgmt Professional
Resultex

Multi-faceted

Sometimes (most times) the problems we face are multi-faceted and complex. The workshop gives tools to pause & observe, analyze the system & determine what experiments you want to take.

Lynn Woody - IT Release Manager
John Deere

* So many tools to use!
* Ways to influence/work with people
* Not about Agile or Scrum 🙂

Valerie Morris - Agile Coach/Sr Program Mgr

An introduction to the steps in a meaningful dance: center, enter, turn. Practice in pairs learning the routine and building anticipation of dancing to the music of your org.

Victor Bonacci - Agile Coach
Bio-Rad Labs

It is very practical – not much theory. Low tempo with time for reflection (a good thing). It actually about coaching in the team and outside the team.

Martin Österberg - Agile Coach / Manager
IT-HUSET

Prepare yourself

Learn how to prepare yourself to make changes to a system effectively.

Rob Reed - ScrumMaster
American Electric Power

Great tips on problem visualization techniques.

Superb facilitation.

Natalja Calderon - Agile Coach / Consultant
Omega Point

Fireside Chat

Powerful / Pragmatic / Contemplation / Experiential Learning

Like a fireside chat / mountain retreat with Esther & Don.

Learning with the best of the best.

Mark Biro - Business Consultant
Nationwide

One of the best workshops

The knowledge that I gained from the three day workshop … I can’t even imagine how i would have learned any of this without Don and Esther. It was one of the best workshops I’ve been to.

Chaid Przybelski - Business Analyst
Baird

Understand any organization

Years of research in complex fields distilled into an applicable set of principles and toolkits. This workshop will allow you to understand any organization and put in place the work to improve it.

Aldric Giacomoni - Director of Engineering
Stash Invest