Virtual Retrospective: Turning Weakness to Strengths (>1hr)

It’s easy to keep strengthening your strengths as a team but hard to accept weakness and even harder to turn them into strengths! So try out this retro to disciver your strengths and weakness as a team. By recognising our strengths we can use these to transform or weaknesses. Firstly make two agreements with yourContinue reading “Virtual Retrospective: Turning Weakness to Strengths (>1hr)”

Half Time on the Sprint Line

The good, the bad and the scientific research. How to motivate your team at the halfway point. Daniel H. Pink talks in detail about ‘midpoints’ in his book ‘When”. A ‘midpoint’ is the point of which you are halfway through an allocation of time. This is somewhat obvious, but the scientific research behind it isContinue reading “Half Time on the Sprint Line”

Glass Doors Wide Open

This week we are addressing transparency. Why ‘Glass Doors Wide Open”? Because although you can see through glass to observe you need to open the door to have clear, open and honest discussions. We shouldn’t really need to blog about transparency, but as managers, teams and businesses when KPIs have not been fairly aligned, “stretched”Continue reading “Glass Doors Wide Open”

Agile Lip Service

If you’re reading this because “you want to be agile” then you may want to reassess your options. “Doing Scrum or even being Agile is not the goal but can be a useful proxy measure for effectiveness” – Geoff Watts The fundamental issue with with wanting to “BE or DO” Agile is often what leadsContinue reading “Agile Lip Service”