What if we put agreement on outcomes ahead of solutions?

Let down by traditional change management? Tired of watching people try to upgrade your organisation like it’s just another project? Then you’ll recognise both the urgent need and the real power of Agendashift’s starting point: authentic agreement on meaningful outcomes, the product of participation.

With that simple but radical shift in perspective come some exciting new possibilities. We’re here to help you follow through in four key areas:

New kinds of

Conversations in the language of needs, obstacles, and outcomes; agreement on outcomes the precursor to change


Outcomes organised coherently for impact, for alignment, and in the anticipation of future learning

at the edges

Strategy turned to action where it matters most, solutions emerging from the people closest to the problem

Business agility
at every scale

Becoming a Deliberately Adaptive Organisation through continuous and self-sustaining transformation

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Read the book, now in its second edition

Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation,
Mike Burrows, (New Generation Publishing, 2nd edition March 29th 2021)

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As described in the book Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation (2nd edition 2021) and resourced through the Agendashift partner programme, three transformation strategy workshops:

  1. Core Agendashift: Facilitating Outcome-Oriented Change
  2. Applied Agendashift: Co-Creating Your Transformation Strategy
  3. Agendashift Deep Dive: Coaching and Leading Continuous Transformation

Two outside-in (customer/environment-first) strategy workshops leveraging the outside-in strategy review as described in Right to Left: The digital leader’s guide to Lean and Agile:

  1. Impact! Story, Strategy, and Outcomes for Products and Services
  2. Wholehearted:OKR – Integrating strategy, development, and delivery

And a growing portfolio of shorter training workshops – one or two sessions of up to 2½ hours. They're listed below in the order that their corresponding sessions appear in the Deep Dive workshop but they’re all standalone and can be taken in any order:

Facilitated by an Agendashift partner, workshops are run both publicly and privately. Other workshops based on our tools and materials:

  • Outside-in strategy reviews, service delivery reviews, etc
  • Training workshops, based on (for example) our simulation games Changeban or Featureban

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6-7 July, two 2½-hour sessions (1 per day), APAC-friendly timing:
Agendashift interactive: Coaching with Outcomes (APAC)
Mike Burrows
14 September, one 2-hour session, Americas-friendly timing:
Agendashift interactive: Strategic Mapping with Outcomes (Americas)
Mike Burrows
5-6 October, two 2½-hour sessions (1 per day), EMEA-friendly timing:
Agendashift interactive: Coaching with Outcomes (EMEA)
Mike Burrows

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The Agendashift Delivery Assessment in particular – the one introduced in chapter 2 of the book – is for many people their first experience of Agendashift; it sets the tone for what follows, and we take it very seriously! Unlike the vast majority of assessment tools – prescriptive, practice-centric, and therefore disappointing and frustrating to their respondents – ours is outcome-oriented and framework-agnostic by design, helping you quickly build agreement on outcomes, a legimate and powerful basis for change.

Experience this and related assessments in one of three ways:


Get a taste by participating in our global survey, which uses the ‘mini’ (18-prompt) version of our flagship assessment, the Agendashift Delivery Assessment.


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Administer your own team surveys for up to 10 participants per survey with a selection of our ‘mini’ (18-prompt) edition assessment templates.

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Together with several other benefits, partners have access to the full range of assessment temnplate and may conduct surveys of unlimited size.

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For our workshops, the assessment is typically distributed as prework a few days in advance or completed through a series of one-to-one conversations. Survey results may be debriefed via a clicker-friendly web report, printed for group work, or distributed as a PDF.

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About us

Agendashift™ is brought to you by Positive Incline Ltd, UK-based specialists in Lean, Agile, strategy, and change. Founder Mike Burrows came to prominence in the Lean-Agile community as the orginator of Kanban’s values model, out of which came his first book, Kanban from the Inside (2014). His more recent books Agendashift (2nd edition 2021) and Right to Left (2019, audiobook 2020) bring a resolutely needs-based and outcome-oriented perspective to change, transformation, and the Lean-Agile landscape as a whole, contributing meanwhile a number of popular tools, games, and other resources. He works as a consultant, facilitator, and trainer, and as a keynote speaker at events public and private around the world.

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