Tag: agile

Dipping my toes into Appreciative Inquiry

Recently I read about a combined approach of Agile and Appreciative Inquiry (AI) called Appreciative Agile on http://appreciativeagile.com. The much I am familiar with Agile the less I am with AI. The fact that it’s grounded in academia – and especially in Positive Psychology – (and my curiosity) made me quickly research to learn a […]

Agile Running

Parallels between running, agile software development & sustainable living One of my three goals I am focussing on this year is doing a healthy marathon in October. Running seems more than ever my form of applied mindfulness, my kind of moving meditation. This said and seeing nature waking up, enjoying the sun and everything blossoming, […]

Retrospective insights: Doing an amazon-like review of your sprint

Or: Condensing a couple of weeks to stars and a catchline… Last time I blogged about team retrospectives I presented my first experience with the Zombie Retro Format. Today is about the “Amazon Review”, an activity for setting the stage contributed by Christian Heißing to the Retromat. Btw: The retromat website project created by Corinna Baldauf […]

All about Rubber at Coach Reflection Day – Part 2

A duck as a coach? Now, this is my second story from Coach Reflection Day 2016 in Fürth. Also about rubber. About ducks. To be even more precise: it’s on rubber ducks for self coaching. The #RubberDuckCoaching session which made me write this post was held by Udo Wiegärtner. Rubber duck coaching itself is inspired […]

All about Rubber at Coach Reflection Day – Part 1

Coaching Bracelets At the Coach Reflection Day on 1st of July in Fürth, we found colorful bracelets (like the ones you may know from Clean Code Developer) as a surprise from Martin and Fabian on our chairs in the morning. In the afternoon, Martin did a session on the “Coach Reflection Bracelets”: how to code […]