The Federal Consulting space is not necessarily the place where you would expect to find opportunities to try self-selection. However, after our talk at Agile DC, we met a Big 4 Consulting Firm executive that was interested in trying it. […]
InfoQ posted our video and slides from the TED-style talk we did at the Business Agility conference in February. Check them out! Since then, we have spoken at several meet-ups in the Washington, DC area. We’ve run or supported two […]
Last week, Jesse and I gave a TED-like talk about self-selection for a sold-out audience of 320 people at the Business Agility 2017 conference in New York City. This was Business Agility’s first year and it had an interesting set of […]
Amber was recently featured in an Agile Amped Podcast created by Solutions IQ. In it, she gives an interview about Opower’s experience, what self-selection is and how to make the event a success. You can check-out the summary and full 10-minute […]
To better get the word out on self-selection, we created a 4-minute video explaining what it is. Share if you think self-selection is as brilliant as we do!
Self-selection can be used to solve a myriad of organizational problems or situations. It fosters the habits that form the basis for a healthy organization: trust, empowerment, autonomy, mastery, and purpose (to name a few). Here are the most common reasons to […]
How many of your friends (or you!) are busy working on a resolution that they are sure to bitterly abandon by January 13th? There is a lot of scientific evidence that resolutions and even smart goals don’t cause permanent change. According […]
In Self-Selection, rules not only make your event run smoothly, they’re the real reason we end up with balanced teams that cover all the work — even the projects that may be less desirable. It’s important to think carefully about […]
Thanks to everyone who came out on Monday to watch our talk on Self-selection at AgileDC! We hope we piqued your interest in the topic! Click this link to download a PDF of the Self-Selection slides with speaker notes.
Whenever Jesse and I pitch self-selection to someone new, unfailingly, we watch them go through various stages of emotion. First it’s “That’s really cool, this could solve our problem with retention or motivation or [insert other issue here]”, followed quickly […]