The Role of the First Follower

A couple of centuries ago, American independence was a movement. The idea caught on, and people were willing to make real sacrifices, because they believed in the movement. They believed that life would be better if the movement succeeded.

Do you believe that agile practices, such as Scrum, can make life at your company better? You’ll need to start a movement. Here’s a pattern: Attract a ‘first follower’ and treat them as an equal. Now, work together to build support. Remember, it’s not about you, it’s about the movement. Good luck!

Thanks to my friend David Chilcott for sending the video link to the BayAPLN email list.



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  1. Rob Myers
    Posted July 13, 2010 at 6:39 am | Permalink


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