Episode 1 - Matt Cheung - Clarasys

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“You can be the brightest person in the room and you might not succeed because you don’t have Emotional Intelligence"

Matt Cheung is CEO and Co-Founder of Clarasys.  Since founding Clarasys in 2010 it has grown from an idea to a team of over 70 Consultants working across a range of industries including financial services, events, healthcare, utilities and information services. Matt is an expert in Agile programme delivery having spent the majority of his career delivering large, complex system programs using Agile.

We cover a huge range of different topics in this conversation including:

Why many Agile projects fail and what you can do to ensure yours doesn’t

Why you don’t need an expenses policy and what it says about your firm’s culture

How you can succeed when moving from a large Consultancy to a small one

What holds people back in Consulting and what separates the best from the rest

And so much more!

You can find out more about Matt on his Linked In page – https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattcheungclarasys/

And you can find out more about Clarasys at www.clarasys.com

Specific things we discuss in the show:

Trello – www.trello.com

The Agile Manifesto - http://agilemanifesto.org/

Matt’s Agile Primer - https://www.scrumguides.org/docs/scrumguide/v2017/2017-Scrum-Guide-US.pdf

The Lean Start Up by Eric Ries - http://amzn.eu/9qXbGK6

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman - http://amzn.eu/7cdKA8Q

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey - http://amzn.eu/6bIK4ir

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur - http://amzn.eu/9NddtpN

The Great Game of Business by Jack Stack - http://amzn.eu/5M0gA6I