How to Play Fearless Journey

By |2019-12-23T05:22:41-05:00April 6th, 2017|Frameworks, Process|

Fearless Journey is a game where the goal is for the players to discover a new transformational reality.  The power of Fearless Journey is that it allows us to engage in deep thinking on how to completely alters our present condition and help us ignore the little problems that distract us. The objective ...
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How to Run a Coaching Dojo

By |2019-11-24T06:23:08-05:00December 28th, 2016|Frameworks, Process, Product|

A coaching dojo is a safe place to improve three important skills for an Agile Coach - observing, listening and questioning.  The goals of a coaching dojo are to offer opportunities to practice listening without judgment, gather information more effectively and ask different kinds of questions to understand the real ...
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Accelerated Learning Fundamentals

By |2019-11-24T06:30:40-05:00December 5th, 2016|Frameworks, Process|

Accelerated Learning (AL) is a training approach that focuses on whole learner experience to maximize the learner's retention and application of what they have gathered during a training event.  For people who are familiar with Training From the Back of the Room (TFBR), AL forms the foundation of TFBR since it creates the community space where the ...
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How to Run a Coding Dojo

By |2019-12-23T05:00:22-05:00June 9th, 2016|Frameworks, Product|

At Agile Portugal, I heard Emily Bache (@emilybache) give an inspiring keynote address on the importance of coding dojos to advance the art of programmers and testers.  Emily, much like myself, is a strong proponent of test-driven development (TDD), but recognizes that while TDD is easy to explain, it is very hard ...
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Product Launch Checklist

By |2019-11-19T11:53:29-05:00June 4th, 2015|Frameworks, Product|

We’re currently supporting a startup client who plans to launch the first GA version of their product in 60 days. While everyone continues to work hard toward a successful release, they lack a comprehensive launch plan, which led to this post about the strategy and tactics of planning a launch. ...
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Agile2014 Gratitude

By |2019-11-19T12:03:42-05:00August 12th, 2014|Frameworks, News|

I really enjoyed meeting new people and seeing so many old friends at Agile2014 in Orlando. Thank you to everyone who attended my session, asked questions and provided feedback, which encouraged me and gave me ideas for future events. Here is the feedback for "Teaching Agile to Management": "Your session's ...
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