Process

Build Working Agreements Fast

By |2020-03-25T14:32:29-04:00February 16th, 2018|Frameworks, Process|

Working Agreements are one of the core compacts that all good Agile teams need and use.  For those of you unfamiliar with Working Agreements, they are nothing more than agreed upon protocols created by the team govern their interactions and clarify expectations.  They are different from Ground Rules which tend to be more ...
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The Responsibility Process – Letting Go of Blame

By |2020-03-30T11:57:17-04:00August 31st, 2017|Process|

Every year I try to attend training. Last October, I participated in Christopher Avery’s The Responsibility Process Intensive in Munich. I approached the workshop as an opportunity to improve my coaching. Surprisingly, the workshop profoundly improved my personal life as much as my professional life. Christopher shared that many people ...
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The Eight Hats of an Agile Coach

By |2020-03-25T14:33:04-04:00June 12th, 2017|Process|

Back in 2012, I worked with a colleague to develop a new course for ScrumMasters (and other Agile change agents).  Our goal was to figure out a way to support learners on a progressive educational journey from ScrumMaster to Agile Coach (CSP-SM).  While the specific offering we developed did not ...
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How to Play Fearless Journey

By |2020-03-26T12:48:46-04:00April 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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Best Ways to Motivate Team Scrum Members

By |2020-03-25T14:33:05-04:00March 6th, 2017|Process|

Stop doing things that demotivate people! Seriously...there are a lot of silly things that people are expected to endure in big companies that are severely demotivating. Almost all of Peopleware is spent identifying how common practices in software management demotivates people. If it is within your power to stop these ...
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