After 3.5 years at Avega Group, I have decided to move to a new Kingdom. As of the 6th of October I will start the next chapter of my professional saga. I will take employment at King in Stockholm as an internal coach.
It has been 3.5 awesome years at Avega Group. I have been very lucky to work with some of the best people in the industry. I have learned so much from all of you. You have made me grow and develop. I will miss you all!
I have also had the greatest privilege to represent Avega Group at many different conferences and events around the world. It has been very rewarding and I have learned a lot.
Nevertheless, it is now time for me to venture into the new and exciting King Kingdom.
I have been a consultant close to 20 years now and I have loved it. Working at Avega Group has also been great. Avega Group is a great company, one of the best I have worked for. And what great people! So why change?
Being a consultant you are trying to help your clients. But you are often only involved in a short period during a much longer journey. I want to be involved and committed to something bigger and more longer-term. I want to be part of the longer journey of moving towards a vision/purpose. I also want to practice what I teach of the Lean values. I want to be part of building for the long-term.
In the book Drive, Daniel Pink argues that human motivation is largely intrinsic, and that the aspects of this motivation can be divided into autonomy, mastery and purpose. Consulting has definitely provided autonomy, mastery but not so much purpose.
I have also been very interested in working for a product company. I have been especially interesting with a company that are working in a Lean Startup kind of fashion. King using build-measure-learn type of cycle both for existing top selling products and the development of new games.
King has been on the Agile journey for some time already. I will therefore not be involved in starting an agile transformation. I hope I don’t have to do so much ground work as I usually have to do to get started on the lean and agile journey. It will be more of being part of continue to build the on the existing culture based on the Agile and Lean values and principles.
What will not change
I will still be actively involved in the Lean and Agile communities both in Sweden and internationally.
I hope to continue to share at conferences and other events.
And I will NOT stop using LEGO illustrations 🙂