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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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Go Fish! A philosophy for being an outstanding team member.

Go Fish! A philosophy for being an outstanding team member. 22 May 2019 Steven Deneir Engaging Workshops & MeetingsLeadership & ManagementWork is Play Tuesday morning. 5AM. Alarm clock goes off. Some clouds in the sky. Driving my son to the swimming pool so he can start his training at 5:45 sharp. Continuing the drive towards a client to facilitate a training. 6:45 Traffic jam. Drizzle. 7:45 arrived. 9:00 Training to be started. Not all participants arrived. Waiting for another 5 minutes. Kick-off. Read more by stevendeneir Via Co-Learning.be
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Is it Sales or your Product Strategy that isn’t great?

Is it Sales or your Product Strategy that isn’t great? 8 May 2019 Jurgen De Smet Agile & ScrumLeadership & Management Is it Sales or your Product Strategy that isn’t great? You hear things like “sales is just selling anything as long as they get their bonus”, “we have to comply to everything sold and have no say in it” within many product development departments. The other way around from within sales departments comes the remark “they never deliver what has been promised”, “we can’t trust what they
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What if you would Ask Your Team? Invitation based change

What if you would Ask Your Team? Invitation based change 17 Apr 2019 Steven Deneir Agile & ScrumEngaging Workshops & MeetingsWork is Play Senior management announces “we go agile”, and nobody in your team has any clue why or how. Sounds familiar? Of course they are right. They are the leaders. They should know the way forward. No? Probably they have heard from another company X, probably even of one of their colleagues/friends in their (LinkedIN) network, that framework Y works – Spotify is very popular these days
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