Belinda Waldock is a leading agile business coach who has worked with thousands of teams and organisations to overcome the challenges of fast growth by adopting agile practices to create a culture of agility.
Being Agile in Business provides simple, jargon-free advice that is designed to be read in an agile way – in short bursts that can then be put into action in the real world. The book walks the reader through agile, explaining how the strategies and tools can enable organisations and individuals to work faster and smarter and navigate the uncertainty that all businesses face every day. As well as tactics, tools, templates and other practical guides, Being Agile in Business provides real life case studies to illustrate just how agile can enable leaders to find their own way to thrive in any situation.
Discover a better way to work. Being Agile in Business, is internationally published by Pearson and shortlisted as Management book of the year. The book is available in paperback, ebook & kindle editions, published in English and Chinese.
Being agile in Business published by Pearson
Available in Paperback, Kindle, eBook. English & Chinese
Agile and lean aren’t just business buzzwords – they’re the fast and efficient methodologies you need to change the way you work – for good.
Work faster, think clearer and improve your agility, both professionally and personally, with a suite of powerful tools that will introduce you to the essential skills and mindsets of agile and lean and quickly encourage you to start thinking differently.
For a clear, collaborative and more enjoyable way to work, start being agile – today!
“Great, practical and comprehensive. Learn how to apply the Agile mindset directly to your business and see it flourish.” Marcin Floryan, Tech Lead – comparethemarket.com
“Such a wide range of useful and modern techniques. It’s an inspirational manual for any business leader!” Jim Barritt, Principal Consultant – ThoughtWorks
“A must read for anyone considering adopting Agile, it will significantly speed you to Aha moments.” Olly Brand, IBMer and Agile Practitioner
“An enjoyable read from cover to cover on the core practices and benefits of being agile” – Kate Hughes – Group Program manager, Client frameworks, Skype
“How to use Agile in any business. Every business could use a lesson in collaborating effectively, working more efficiently, and navigating uncertainty.” Melissa Perri – CEO, ProdUX Labs
Being Agile in Business was shortlisted for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Management Book of the Year. I am delighted to see agile methods gaining positive feedback in the business management community.
The book received great feedback from the CMI judges which was ranked in the top 5 of the 55 books submitted in the category. Shortlisted for the ‘Practical Manager’ category. Judges’ comments:
“A unified suite of practical tools that will enable all managers to work faster, think clearer and improve their agility.” Ian MacEachern, Category Chair
“I would recommend it to leaders of SMEs, who are sometimes so immersed in the “now” they canoot see a way to get to a less stressful future.” Quentin Kopp – Category Judge
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Being Agile in Business is a result of Belinda’s work with businesses to adopt and use agile beyond its origins in Software development. She has worked with Breweries, Manufacturers, Toy Designers, Social Enterprises, Marketing Agencies, Geologists and many more to use agile to manage change and leverage their growth potential successfully.
The book brings together the learning and approaches used into an easy to follow guide to developing an agile mindset and taking an agile approach.
“Your Agile in Business book is brilliant; the most clear and practical Agile book I’ve read so far. I’ve read a few in my quest to understand the approach and its impact on leadership.” Susie Cole FCIPD. HR and Learning and Development.
Whether you work in a small business, global enterprise or the public sector this book will give you a quick guide to agile concepts, approaches, methods and tools you can immediately apply.
“The book is a solid intro to agile and how it can work in any business”
The author knows her stuff. Since reading the book I have attended several workshops with Belinda to reinforce the learning. It’s worth the read especially if you are a SME. It helps with juggling and never dropping the ball again.
I regularly use the ideas and tools in this book in my day to day work. Engaging and super useful!
This is a really useful book to help with embedding vital agile practices in business. My team now use many of the tips and techniques to make meetings more productive, decisions faster and for building in reflective sessions to drive us forward.
If you’re not a software developer but want to use Agile to help improve your organisation, planning and general workflow – this is the book for you!
There are clear examples that help explain how you can integrate Agile methodologies into your day-to-day routine and they’re written in a friendly style that makes this business book an entertaining read.
Have had this book for a number of years and regularly refer back to it as well as recommending it to others.
I really want to thank Belinda for creating this book. Created using Agile, displaying Agile principles and values, these have become enshrined in a text I recommend to all those starting their journey into delivering more value. It’s all about being rather than doing, a key focus of this book that is easy to read and contains tips that are easy to pick up. A recommended read for all from me!