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where the naughty dogs train
 
Eine Video-Reihe von Klaus Leopold, LEANability, mit kurzen Interviews und Geschichten rund um das Thema Lean Business Agility.
 
A podcast for business leaders looking for new ways to accelerate their team’s performance and improve their organization’s results. Listen as former F-15 Fighter Pilot turned business improvement expert, Joel “Thor” Neeb, shares his lessons learned in creating organizational alignment and developing a culture of disciplined execution to improve business performance. He will also interview other business leaders, industry experts and inspiring individuals that will motivate you to get out of ...
 
A regular discussion with industry leaders about agile marketing and how to adapt the principles of agile project management in an increasingly social and real-time marketing world.
 
The International Agility Festival (IAF) will take place on 13, 14, 15 & 16 August 2015 at Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH.
 
NEWEST MIX BY THE CUMMER HIMSELF!!!
 
Podcast about expanding your Agile journey
 
The Kennel Club's International Agility Festival (IAF) will take place on 13, 14, 15 & 16 August 2015 at Rockingham Castle, Rockingham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH
 
P01 Football Speed and Agility Training is an explosive and completed training program that focuses on Football athletes.
 
AGILITY: All About Finding The Right Balance. Come have lunch and learn with Lizzy Morris.
 
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If you haven’t heard of Matthias “Super Frenchie” Giraud, I guarantee that you’ve seen him. He’s a Pro Skier and B.A.S.E. Jumper – the ones that get dropped off at the top of a mountain by a helicopter, skis down the mountain, and looks for a cliff to jump off. Matthias understands what it’s like to operate in a high-stakes, zero tolerance for ...…
 
In this episode (50:06) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban discuss how training a dolphin to swim upside down can help your dog run faster on course. You Will Learn How SeaWorld trainers use various rewards during training. Which reward surprised Esteban the most. How SeaWorld trainers deal with mistakes. Whether Isaac is better at Math or Dati ...…
 
In Episode 30 von Lean Business Agility spricht Klaus Leopold mit Markus Monka (twitter.com/MarkusMonka) von sipgate über das Thema Operations. Wenn es um Unternehmens-Agilität geht, ist sipgate ganz vorne dabei. Wir wollen heute den Scheinwerfer auf den Operations-Bereich von sipgate legen. Markus erzählt, warum und wie sie überhaupt agil wurd ...…
 
In this episode (50:09) In this podcast, Director of Agility for the American Kennel Club Carrie DeYoung joins Sarah and Esteban to talk about the upcoming AKC Invitational, which will be held December 14-16, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. You Will Learn Why many agility organizers outside of the United States are interested in the Invitational. How ...…
 
What’s the most hotly contested and disruptive market today? End User Computing. In this episode of The Business Thorcast, we talk to Jeff Mitchel, the Senior VP of EUC Sales for VMware. As a leader, Jeff had his back against the wall with multiple challenges in a marketplace that was moving faster than anybody in the sector could keep up with. ...…
 
In this episode (37:33) Esteban and Sarah Fernandezlopez welcome Sarah Baker to the podcast to discuss the European Open and the Border Collie Classic. You Will Learn Who won the European Open Team and Individual events at each height. How the European Open is different than the Agility World Championship. How the Border Collie Classic event is ...…
 
John Hunter, CFO of Buffalo Construction, Inc., tells Thor how his teams use Debriefs to identify Lessons Learned and standardize best practices to positively impact each of their future projects. John breaks down how the effects of the Debriefs can be seen across the organization (and with their clients!) and is responsible for 15% profit incr ...…
 
In this episode (43:16) Jennifer and Sarah welcome 2018 Large Dog European Open Champion Max Sprinz to the podcast. You Will Learn How Max trained Baxx’s running contacts. How Max uses distance skills in his handling. Why Max emphasizes foundation work in his training. German rules on training in the ring. Mentioned/Related YouTube Video: Max a ...…
 
Rob Meyers joins Angela to discuss the Certified Scrum Developer course. Rob reveals the value of the training for both the Developer and the Organization in bringing better quality to the market faster!
 
In this episode we talk with Justin Zimmerman who leads the content team at The RedX a company that develops software to support real-estate professionals. This is Justin’s first foray into adopting Agile—like many marketers he’s educating himself and learning on the job. We’ll hear how he’s approaching adoption, what’s working, and what’s not. ...…
 
In this episode of The Business Thorcast, Thor discusses how you can align your desperate teams – or even two companies that compete with one another – around a common goal and execution process. The result? Elevated success that is more than any group could ever have individually.
 
This episode of The Business Thorcast is unlike any before. Instead of diving into business initiatives and flying airplanes, Thor recounts his experience of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with an elite team of executives. Thor and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, SVP of Customer Experience, Scott Bajtos, and Global Accounts Leader, David Kluzak apply After ...…
 
These days you hear a lot of talk about diversity and inclusion. It seems like every company we work with has some sort of initiative around creating a more diverse environment and leveraging the diversity of their team members through a more inclusive culture. But how do you create that inclusive culture? In this episode of The Business Thorca ...…
 
In this episode we interview Jayson Gehri who serves as the marketing director for IBM’s Hybrid Data Management group. This is Jayson’s second tour implementing Agile having previously worked in the Dell marketing group. This time around they’re taking a different, more flexible, approach to rolling out Agile. With full CMO buy-in and support, ...…
 
Joel “Thor” Neeb sits down with Mark Paske of VMware for this week’s episode to discuss how Flawless Execution brought success to the tech company’s sales team and culture. In a marketplace where the expectations are changing every day, you have to keep your team one step ahead of the competition and rate of change. Understanding the importance ...…
 
In this episode (37:20) In this podcast, we discuss how you can improve your dog’s time by focusing on efficiency on course and increasing your dog’s natural speed and drive. You Will Learn How the format of the Incredible Dog Challenge differs from all other agility trials. Why your dog doesn’t always need to run faster to get faster times. Th ...…
 
In this episode (24:39) In this podcast, Sarah and Jennifer discuss natural versus trained cues and how it affects training time, your mental state, and your dog’s response. You Will Learn Why it’s important to recognize whether a cue or skill is natural or trained. Why it’s important to set proper expectations when teaching new skills. Why you ...…
 
An often-overlooked component to any team’s success is their long-term vision, also referred to as the High-Definition Destination. Many leaders are too distracted by the problems they face in the present to focus on the future. In this episode, Joel "Thor" Neeb discusses the importance of creating a pull culture in order to engage your team to ...…
 
Everyone knows the situation: Someone comes in and says: "We need to make an offer for a project and we need to know when you can finish it". Or also very high in the race is the question: "Until when can you deliver this feature?" In this episode, I talk to Troy Magennis about how to create an initial forecast to get an answer to these request ...…
 
The very first episode and introduction of AGILITY with Lizzy Morris!
 
In this episode (39:52) In this podcast, Sarah, Esteban and Jennifer talk about the 2018 World Agility Open Championship. You Will Learn What events make up the World Agility Open. The unique strategy elements that are part of team roster construction. How the wild card application and selection process works. Mentioned/Related Episode 193: Who ...…
 
You hear a lot about Job Security and how to ensure your employability in a volatile and uncertain job market. But how often do you hear about Job Insecurity? In this tell-all exposé, Executive Consultant, Otis “Hoop” Hooper, publicly Debriefs the big-boss here at Afterburner. Hoop still can’t believe Thor is moving forward with launching this ...…
 
In this episode (46:44) In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban talk about the table, how to train for it, and whether or not it still belongs in the sport of dog agility. You Will Learn The most common mistakes people make in training the table. How to make your table training more like your table trialing. Why Esteban thinks the table should be di ...…
 
In this episode Klaus Leopold talks to Sigi Kaltenecker about the finished Enterprise Kanban Coach (EKC) training in Barcelona. Klaus and Sigi reflect on how they experienced the training, what Enterprise in EKC actually means and what the six building blocks of Enterprise Kanban Coaching are.
 
In this episode (1:04:40) In this podcast, Jennifer Crank and Sarah Baker join Sarah and Esteban for the 2018 AKC/FCI World Team Tryouts wrap up. You Will Learn Which dogs earned automatics spots on Team USA. How the new scoring system affected results. What the competitors thought of the course designs. Why Gitchi did not run in Round 5. Menti ...…
 
In pilot training, the first thing you had to do before you ever left land was practice in an emergency simulator. You would be put in the most catastrophic situations and have to figure out how to keep yourself safe. How were we always able to stay safe and calm in these situations? By using our checklist and contingency plans. Business can al ...…
 
In this episode (16:36) In this episode, Sarah and Jennifer discuss how to deal with forced breaks in your agility training. You Will Learn Why taking a break from agility can be emotionally difficult for many handlers. How you can continue your agility training even if you or your dog are unable to physically practice. How to stay connected to ...…
 
In this episode Klaus Leopold talks to Karl Scotland about strategy deployment and how to align peoples problem solving skills to the organizations key challenges and opportunities.Karl Scotland (https://availagility.co.uk) helps businesses become Learning Organisations.
 
In this episode (22:14) In this episode, Sarah and Jennifer outline four international championship events and explain how they differ in format, jump height, and governing organizations. You Will Learn Which international organizations are associated with which championship event. Which USA organization controls the team selection for which ch ...…
 
Everyone is talking about technology as a strategic resource. In this episode, Thor and Murph discuss the trends they see and what you need to know in order to lead through the disruption of the digital transformation.
 
In this episode Klaus Leopold talks to Thomas van der Burg about the development and application of custom-built test methods and equipment for medical devices in a Pharmaceutical Company. Thomas reports how the department has managed to dramatically reduce the lead time on their now almost five-year journey to an agile way of working. They ach ...…
 
In this episode (32:04) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban apply the software development concept of technical debt to dog agility. You Will Learn What technical debt is. What problems in agility can be thought of as technical debt. How to determine the true cost of technical debt to your agility training and trialing. Why you might not need to ...…
 
In episode 025 of Lean Business Agility, Klaus Leopold speaks with Nicolas Mercier and Frédéric Paquet about an Agile transition in a government agency with 12,000 people involved. The initial request was to make 150 teams agile and that’s what they did. However, 150 agile teams is not a real outcome and that’s why Nick and Fred started to work ...…
 
In this episode (46:50) In this episode, 2018 Crufts Champion Dave Munnings joins Sarah and Esteban to talk Crufts, the UK agility scene, running contacts, and more. You Will Learn Who won Crufts. How Dave’s handling has changed over the years. Who Esteban thinks benefits the most from running contacts. Mentioned/Related Crufts Championship Fin ...…
 
Organizational culture is a hard thing to change. It’s not enough to say you are going to change it, you need to have a strategic business plan behind the goal. In this episode, Jamie Temple, EUC Program Manager VMware, shares how her organization utilized strategic business planning to merge two cultures to create a successful team.…
 
This episode features a conversation with Nicci Shaw of Intelligent Demand, a full-service integrated marketing agency. She’s a Scrum certified marketer who spent time at web-design shops and has significant experience working with technical teams. Like many marketers, that was her introduction to Agile. We don’t hear from that many agency lead ...…
 
In this episode (39:45) In this episode, 2018 American Kennel Club National Agility Champion (16″) Jennifer Crank joins Sarah and Esteban for the AKC Nationals Wrap Up. You Will Learn The qualifying rates for both the Challenger and Finals rounds over the past 3 years. What competitors thought of the courses and surface. What happened when the ...…
 
In this episode (49:13) In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban talk with Leslie Eide, DVM about structuring your agility training in a way that gives you peak performance at a specific event. You Will Learn How to plan your time off from agility. How to taper for an event. How to design a training plan for the entire year. Mentioned/Related Jumping ...…
 
In the second part of his interview, Fred Kofman, Vice President of Executive Development at LinkedIn, shares with The Business ThorCast host, Joel “Thor” Neeb, why he thinks the key to a successful team is the alignment of your team around a common purpose and a set of shared standards.
 
In this session we’re thrilled to be joined by Ferdinand Goetzen who serves as the head of growth at Recruitee. Ferdinand is based in the Netherlands but came up working for a number of companies across Europe including The Growth Tribe Academy. In this session, he speaks about how his Agile journey was inspired by The Lean Startup and our good ...…
 
In this episode (26:13) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban about how we can train ourselves to take risks on course. You Will Learn What desensitization is. How desensitization can help us deal with the stress of trials (big and small). Why experienced handlers may lose empathy for newcomers. How we can use desensitization to train ourselves to ...…
 
Doing the best for the team doesn’t always mean doing the best for yourself. In part one of his interview, Fred Kofman, Vice President of Executive Development at LinkedIn, discusses why it’s important to connect your team to a higher purpose to achieve company goals.
 
In this episode (17:52) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban talk about the differences between physical and mental commitment and how this can affect your dog on course. You Will Learn How we define a dog’s commitment to an obstacle. Why commitment is important. How to change your dog’s commitment point. Mentioned/Related Episode 171: Obstacle F ...…
 
In this session we’re thrilled to bring on another marketer from CA Technologies, Cameron van Orman is the Sr Vice President of Product Marketing. In this role he oversees product marketing for the entire CA portfolio and reports into the CMO and the Chief Product Officer. In the past, we’ve spoken with people on Cameron’s team so this is an op ...…
 
You want to know how it works when ~50 development teams with ~900 people in total don’t estimate but know when stuff is going to be finished? Then watch episode 024 #continuouseForecasting of Lean Business Agility with Prateek Singh. Prateek Singh (https://twitter.com/singhpr) is Principal Agile Coach at Ultimate Software in South Florida, USA.…
 
You can’t tactically work your way out of a strategic problem. When your team is facing a big shift in strategy, you must gather your team to build a new strategic plan, align the team around that strategy and establish an execution rhythm for accomplishing the goal. Afterburner COO, Joe “Gusto” Connolly, shares his mistakes and lessons learned ...…
 
In this episode (19:14) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban talk about everything your dog sees on course that you don’t. You Will Learn That dogs and people see the agility world differently. Which invisible obstacles are the most common. How to deal with blank spaces. About shoemaking. Mentioned/Related Episode 122: Debugging Your Dog Agility ...…
 
In this episode (52:41) In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban chat with Jessica Ajoux. Jessica and her border collie Fame(US) won the overall Masters Champion at this past weekend’s Masters Agility Championship at Westminster held in New York City. You Will Learn Why you should consider competing at Westminster at least once. How Jessica manages h ...…
 
When the worst-case scenario occurs or when the big call comes in, is your team ready? Former astronaut, Bill “Borneo” Gregory, tells the story of his space mission that could have never happened but how he was prepared when it did. He shares the simple, logical techniques business teams can use to ensure they are prepared for the predictable t ...…
 
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