It would be nice if I could tell you my core message right at the beginning and thus enable you to decide right here whether it is worth reading on.
But things are different. For the moment I am glad to have overcome this inhibition in front of a blank page. Just as Heinrich von Kleist expressed himself about the gradual development of thoughts while speaking, so I am writing here about a gradual development of my own thoughts while writing.
The title promises something like a journey, a thought journey. I invite you to accompany me. I love travelling and moreover it is a beautiful metaphor.
Clarification: Since we are now trying to better understand companies and organizations as living organisms, what appealed to me about this posting was turning the highly topical and much sought-after characteristic of agility into a person – Agililly. With the constant indispensable companion and pioneer Scrummy in the role of Scrum Master – a mostly overworked and often ignored evangelist for the necessary principles and practices. The fact that the scene takes place in a hospital should not really come as a surprise.
Do you know
what happens next? This: “…they laugh at you, then they fight you and
then you win.”(1) A sentence often quoted by politicians, the weight of
which is increased by the reference to Gandhi and with which you can always make
an impression. Thus the populist politician Frauke Petry felt inclined to twitter
this quote on 24.09.2017 to the result of the Bundestag election. Hmm…. But actually
people say it didn’t come from Gandhi himself but from the US-American trade
unionist Nicholas Klein a good 100 years ago.