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Using LEGO® to find the unspoken rules of engagement that affect poor performance in your teams

Using LEGO® to find the unspoken rules of engagement that affect poor performance in your teams 11 Sep 2019 Michael Bentein Agile & ScrumLeadership & Management The best friendships are found when people share interests & values, have great communication and have aligned “rules” of engagement with the depth of friendship highly correlated to the match between the secret invisible criteria and drives of people. In professional teams these “rules” of engagement and secret criteria also exist and are often not communicated. Often causing frustration,  poor performance, lack
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How to run multi-site Scrum events without tooling?

How to run multi-site Scrum events without tooling? 4 Sep 2019 Jurgen De Smet Agile & ScrumEngaging Workshops & MeetingsLess is More Today I am frequently working with larger organisations and continually have to deal with people in different locations across the country or globe. This kind of context brings its own challenges and many people hope to find solutions in tooling and so did I, but hey, did I think wrong! Before going into running multi-site events, a bit of context on team setup and the need for multi-site
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An Effective Sprint Planning? Do it the Fish!y way!

An Effective Sprint Planning? Do it the Fish!y way! 21 Aug 2019 Steven Deneir Agile & ScrumEngaging Workshops & MeetingsInnovation Games & GamestormingLeadership & ManagementWork is Play Choosing how you will walk through your day, having fun with your colleagues and clients, actively listen and participating in collaborations, and ensuring others also have a great day. I have written a short story a while ago about the basics of the Fish! Philosophy for being an outstanding team member. Read more by stevendeneir Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article here.

Race day! – passing your Professional Scrum Master level III

Race day! – passing your Professional Scrum Master level III 24 Jul 2019 Steven Deneir Agile & Scrum   You have read every book referenced in the PSM training and on the Scrum.org website… You have read every single blog post on Scrum.org… You have watched hours of webcasts and videos by and with Professional Scrum Trainers… You have followed both the PSM and PSM II training… And more… You have passed with ease the PSM levels I and II… You have years of experience as a Scrum
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Fishing for Flow and Peak performance

Fishing for Flow and Peak performance 17 Jul 2019 Michael Bentein Agile & ScrumLeadership & Management Does flow exist in teams? Can it lead to peak performances in teams?  My first realisation of ‘Flow’ at work was as a developer. I was deeply engrossed in trying to fine tune an optimization method when I started to realise something was ‘wrong’. I felt a prickly feeling in my neck and shoulders that seemed to want to get my attention.  Read more by michaelbentein Via Co-Learning.be Read the full article
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Professional Scrum – Professional meaning what…?

Professional Scrum – Professional meaning what…? 12 Jun 2019 Steven Deneir Agile & ScrumLeadership & Management In my pursuit of raising my understanding of Scrum in order to serve my partners better, I recently attended both Professional Scrum Master I and II trainings and a Professional Scrum Master Train-the-trainer. One of the many A-HA moments I experienced during these very intense days was the deeper meaning behind “professional” in the title of the training. Before that moment it was just a title as any other. Professional, or Certified,
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