My interview at the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast

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A few time a ago a mentor and friend of mine Vasco Duarte asked me for an interview on the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast. I wanted to know more about his project. He told me that his idea was to create a community of knowledge that ensures a long-term sustainability of cutting knowledge that helps other Scrum Masters to succeed in their daily work. I loved the idea. And I loved it more to be part of that community. Listen to my interviews about “bad apples”, system thinking, business impacts and how coffee breaks can help to make a difference :-) Continue Reading →

Uncover The Secrets Of Moving Meetings From Pointless To Great

get-rid-of-useless-meetingsThere comes a point in almost every meeting where the presenter is on autopilot, that guy on your left got a new record in ‘Candy Crush’, others are having daydreaming faces and then there is always this super hero multi-tasking participant that answers emails and chats permanently. We all know these kind of meetings that are useless and a waste of time. This blog post provides you 10 easy steps to create much better meetings and a great tool to reduce the number of pointless gatherings.  Continue Reading →

Top 20 Books About Leadership

top 20 books about leadership

A few month ago I started to collect a list of the Top Agile Books about Leadership from various social channels like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.  I decided to divide the books into five different categories: Top agile books for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Agile Developers, Leadership & Agile Coaching. In this article I want to show you the Top 20 agile books about leadership recommend by the community. Continue Reading →

How to always be on time with your software project

How to always be on time with your software projectSome days ago I read the #NoEstimates Book from Vasco Duarte. I liked the techniques and ideas described in this book that helped me to explore the #NoEstimates topic in a very practical way. I want to give you a short summary on why the classic estimation culture in the software industry has to change and why #NoEstimates will change the way how you drive your business today – Learn how to predict the release date of your project without estimating! Continue Reading →

Top 20 Agile Books for Product Owners

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A few month ago I started to collect a list of the Top Agile Books for Scrum Masters from various social channels. I received so much feedback on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook so that I decided to divide the books into five different categories: Top agile books for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Agile Developers, Leadership & Agile Coaching. In this blog post I want to show you the Top 20 Agile Books for Product Owners recommend by the community. Continue Reading →

10 powerful tips on how to support a team-based learning culture

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In a fast-moving business world even big organizations feel the pressure to innovate and quickly produce valuable solutions. If they take too long in bringing a product to the customer they can be overtaken by a faster moving competitor. One powerful way for companies to compete is to establish a team-based learning culture – teams that are able to learn and act effectively. This blog post should provide you some powerful details on why it is important to learn together and 10 tips on how you can support this process of working in your agile team. Continue Reading →

Top 20 Agile Books for Software Developers

20 agile books for software developers

In one of my last posts I published the Top 30 Agile Books for Scrum Masters. I was collecting a list of the best agile books from various social channels and I received so much feedback that I divided the books into different categories: Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Agile Developers, Leadership & Agile Coaching. In this blog post I want to show you the result of the best 20 Agile Books for Software Developers. Continue Reading →