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Amanda Fajak

Amanda Fajak
Amanda is Executive Director at Walking the Talk.

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What are the key shifts to create an agile culture?

[fa icon="calendar'] 10-Jul-2019 11:16:18 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Culture change, Agility, Innovation, Amanda Fajak, Agile

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Creating an agile culture involves fundamentally rethinking how you run your organisation and most organisations that we spoke to in our recent research felt that they had not yet fully mastered the transition to an agile culture.

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DO-ing to BE-ing Agile – what does it mean to create an agile culture

[fa icon="calendar'] 04-Jul-2019 10:52:00 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Customer-Centric, Agility, Amanda Fajak, Agile

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For many, Agile is associated with the technology part of your business or one or two pockets in your organisation. It is often thought of as set of routines and practices – stand up meetings, retrospectives, Kanban, etc. We refer to this as DO-ing agile.

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Why should you consider agile for your organisation?

[fa icon="calendar'] 27-Jun-2019 14:46:00 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Agility, Innovation, Amanda Fajak, Agile

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Our ability and desire to change as humans, has driven an extraordinary rate of change in particular over the past 10 years.  Think of yourself as a customer. You demand immediacy; you want to be understood; you expect improvements; you expect high levels of service, whether it is for internet connectivity, banking, shopping, healthcare, or entertainment. And you have more choices than ever.

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How a political train crash might have been averted by Agile thinking

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Apr-2019 10:31:44 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Leadership, Agility, Team culture, Leading culture, Amanda Fajak

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Whether you voted leave or remain, 80% of us now agree that Brexit is a shambles.

There are much smarter people than me reflecting on why exactly that is the case and I am sure only history will have the answer. 

But, ever the optimist, I believe we can learn from this right now and I want to share with you one lens which provides important insights for those in business.

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How do you build a foundation of trust?

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Mar-2019 05:03:00 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Culture change, Culture management, Culture planning, Trust, Amanda Fajak

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Walking the Talk Executive Director Amanda Fajak explains how you build a foundation of trust.

How do you build a foundation of trust

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