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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This spring, after a large internal reorganization, Opower, the software company I worked for based outside of Washington, DC, experimented with self-selection. Forty distributed engineers were allowed to choose for themselves what team and projects they would be working on […]