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How to grow an “and” mindset

The relationship between an agile mindset and tools

“As the Agile Manifesto itself said, individuals and interactions are valued more than tools and processes. Without the Agile mindset, tools and processes achieve little.”

The chicken or the egg

But what if it’s the wrong way to look at it? What if it’s not the one or the other that is more important, or first?

3 Techniques to practice an “and” mindset

Forced Analogy

De Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats

A different perspective

An Open Mind

An agile mind is open to different perspectives. There is not a right or a wrong. There is only more information.

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” — Aristotle



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Kate Dames

A cup of fresh ideas for old problems. Integrating technology, agile, gamification & lean to make workplaces more human, productive & fun.