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Max Sather

Max Sather

Max holds an immense passion for designing new ways of working that support teams in becoming more collaborative, self-managed and innovative. He believes in the power of creating workplaces where employees feel energized by meaningful work and supported in continually deepening in their own development. Through his time working with and working in self-organizing companies, she's launched numerous experiments to help organizations cultivate responsive, adaptive leader & teams.
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The Magic Metric: one metric to measure the success of your Agile transformation

Metrics are hard: Choosing them is hard, gathering them is hard, getting anyone to look at them is hard. What about getting people who have looked...

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13 Reasons To Run A Check-in Round

A Check-In Round is a ritualized moment at the start of a meeting where everyone speaks one at a time, in-turn, without interruption, in answer...

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Do your heuristics spark joy?

The phrase “does it spark joy?” has been sufficiently meme-ified since Mari Kondo went mainstream in January 2019. It’s easy to deride using such...

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The real reason you have too many meetings

For every inefficient, unproductive meeting on your calendar, there’s a blog post on Medium offering some tactical ways to fix it (“schedule it to...

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Three Flaws in Microsoft O365 that undermine true Agility

Software has opinions. It has opinions about how humans think, how they currently interact, and how they should interact. In that sense, code is...

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Designing organizations for Generation Z

I was born in 1986, and thus am one of the oldest Millennials. I graduated into a recession, and have found myself bouncing around large...

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Using Consent to make decisions faster

We’re living in an era of unprecedented uncertainty, and there are too many factors at play to give us a chance at making the “right” decisions....

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Undoing Patriarchy

Reflections on the first convening of the August Men’s Ally group

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