I need to lead in a transforming organisation:

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I want to help others to lead with outcomes:

Trainer & facilitator programmes

We help leaders and engaged team members at every level to gain fluency in the language of outcomes – developing and pursuing strategies together, innovating and adapting as the organisation learns to renew and transform itself. More...


The books

The three books by Agendashift founder Mike Burrows:

Adapted from those:

Open source (Creative Commons) descriptions, images, themes, and quotes – each with their own pages for easy reference:


Video and audio recordings, published articles.


Described at the opening of Agendashift and referenced in chapter 5 of Right to Left, the Celebration-5W exercise is the context-setting exercise used at the start of most of our workshops.

15-minute FOTO

Described in chapters 1 and 2 of Agendashift and chapter 5 of Right to Left, our Clean Language game ‘15-minute FOTO’ is a vital and memorable component of every Agendashift workshop.

Plan on a Page

Described in chapter 1 of Agendashift as a simple template for organising the outcomes generated by 15-minute FOTO during Discovery.

Agendashift assessments

As described in chapter 2, Exploration, our uniquely inclusive, non-prescriptive, framework-agnostic assessment tool

For a taste, try one of our global surveys, each featuing a mini (12§ to 18 prompt) assessment template:

Join our free 14-day trial to administer your own mini assessments or Upgrade your account to access to the full range of templates and related workshop and training materials.

IdOO Breakout Generator

A simple online tool to help you facilitate breakout discussions or personal reflections with the Ideal, Obstacles, Outcomes (IdOO) pattern. These convenience links will take you to first user-facing page with an Agendashift-related challenge already configured for you:

You can also configure it to use a challenge of your own.

Outside-in Service Delivery Review (OI-SDR)
aka the Strategy Performance and Alignment Review (SPAR)

The Outside-in Service Delivery Review as introduced in the 2018 1st edition of Agendashift, described in chapter 5 of the Right to Left and futher developed in the Agendashift 2nd edition. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Outside-in Strategy Review (OI-SR) template

This tool features in the workshops Agendashift Outside-in Strategy Review (OI-SR) and Wholehearted:OKR – Integrating strategy, development, and delivery and is described in Right to Left, chapter 5. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Featureban, our Creative Commons-licensed simulation game

As used by trainers and coaches in Lean, Agile and Kanban-related events the world over, Featureban is a simple, fun, and highly customisable kanban simulation game. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Changeban, our Lean Startup-inspired Featureban derivative

As used in our Deep Dive workshops, it's Featureban, but with a Lean Startup flavour. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

The Agendashift Experiment A3 template

As referenced in Agendashift, chapter 4, Elaboration, a Lean Startup and Cynefin-inspired A3 template. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Agendashift icons (and handout)

As used in the Core, Deep Dive, and Coaching with Outcomes (CwO) workshop descriptions.


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About us

Agendashift™ is brought to you by Agendashift Ltd (formerly Positive Incline Ltd), UK-based specialists in leadership, engagement, strategy, and change. Founder Mike Burrows came to prominence in the Lean-Agile community as the originator 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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