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What Is The First & Most Important Question For Agile Transformation…?

As I look back at 10+ years of being a guide for organizations on the path to Agility, I have come to the dreadful realization that I have failed more than I have succeeded. And as I look back at some of my more cringe-worthy failures, I am trying to reassure and forgive myself with this quote from Maya Angelou –

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”

I did the best I could. Now I hope I know better and so, maybe I can hope to do better.

Which led me to pose a couple of questions to the universe…

  1. What do I now know better?
  2. If I were able to magically share this wisdom to the old me, what would I say to him…?

The universe answered me back with a series of questions (hate it when that happens!), the first of which is in the video below. Let me know what you think…

This article originally appeared on the Scrum.org blog