Organizations have to take care on their teams because they can be crucial for the company´s success. Recently one of our distributed teams faced some ugly problems regarding collaboration and communication. I noticed that some team members were quite unhappy. I came up with the idea to bring all of them together to one physical location. I started to prepare a workshop and invited 20 persons. I want to share with you this applicable step by step guide that shows how we improved the teamwork in one easy lesson. Continue Reading →
Several month ago I started to collect a list of the Top Agile Coaching Books from various social channels like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. I received so much input from so many people so I decided to divide the book list 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 15 books about Agile & Coaching recommend by the Community. Continue Reading →
In this article I want to show you an incredible easy way of how children can learn almost everything. For several month I helped a 4 years old girl to discover her own way of learning a foreign language. This technique works for children, teenagers and even adults. Read how simple it is and how you can start today. Continue Reading →
Get organized with this analog system
Here’s how I increased my productivity with an analog system and you can do it too! The Bullet Journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be daily to-do list, sketchbook and notebook for your daily work as a Scrum Master or Coach.
Mindshift – How we will learn
Teacher Marciela Montoy-Wilson explains how when she gave her second and third grade students space to explore their passions they learned more deeply in every.
What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team
New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
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 →
Many companies tend to be too internally focused and often lose sight of what’s important and relevant for their customers. I want to show you a quick way on how we made transparent the wishes and pains of our users. Learn how to find valuable solutions to both the customer and the company. Continue Reading →
Story Cubes is a nice visual story generator that sparks the imagination of a group. It’s a non-competitive game that can help you to warm-up your next training or workshop. Continue Reading →
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 →