Esther Derby has been helping individuals, teams, and organizations understand how to introduce and embrace change since she got her start as a software developer four decades ago. While she is possibly best known for the book “Agile Retrospectives,” which she co-authored with Diana Larsen, her list of accomplishments extends well beyond that. In her words, she draws on “four decades of experience leading, observing, and living organizational change.” She is wise and inspiring AND she has a brand new book: 7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change: Micro Shifts, Macro Results. In this episode of the podcast we discuss what led her to write her first new book in 13 years, some of the key ideas it introduces, tips to support positive change, and her podcasts, workshops and online courses.
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