Mark van Meurs

Mark van Meurs

The Netherlands Change Agent passionate about uncovering better ways to organize companies around committed and enthusiastic people.    

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Forget About Goals, Improve Your Team With Habits

Self-improvement of teams by setting goals has limited chances of success. Learn how forming habits can help....

Beat the Big Bad Hairy Change Monster

Change can be scary. Especially for those who are expected to change, but aren't part of creating the plans. You can do better!...

3 Steps to Discover Your Disruption

The world is speeding up, all businesses will be disrupted. How do you know what will disrupt your business? Or how do you disrupt yourself? Use this tool to gain initial insights....

Are you prepared for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

A little while ago I was having drinks and laughs with a bunch of friends. At some point, the conversation turned to work. I was sharing...

The Self-Organizing Leadership Paradox

An increasing amount of organizations are turning to self-organizing teams. The typical structure for self-organizing teams is the “no leader”-approach. But is leadership really no longer necessary?...

Does your team know why?

It is the product owner’s responsibility to provide a vision and backlog to its team; not a set in stone project definition. That‘s why the product owner should make sure its team understands Why first....

Results Driven Backlogs: Keep an eye on your fuel gauge

Teams that operate without metrics are basically doing the project equivalent of driving around without a fuel gauge, speedometer or navigation. A Results Driven Backlog shows project teams where to direct their attention. They can empirically determine which goals need to be worked on next....

Shapeshifting Strategies

The world is speeding up. Markets are getting less predictable year after year. Even stable, incumbent industries need to arm themselves for disruption. In a fast-paced world, businesses can’t rely anymore on assumptions rooted in success in the past. Organizations need to change just as quickly....

Aligning goals with the Alignment Canvas

The purpose of this canvas is twofold. First, it will help you define objectives and key results for a specific period. By following all the steps, you will shape, align and solidify your goals. Next, a completed canvas serves as a document to show and discuss goals and expectations....

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