Tag: facilitation

Uncovering teams’ blind spots

This week I was joining “that informal morning coffee conversation” of a team I’m coaching – and we made some team coaching magic happen. The team made progress, “just” with basic professional skills like listening and visualization. It felt like a true remote-work achivement that made the Agile Coach in me very joyful. Some context […]

Three breaths at work

At #AgileScaleCamp on last Friday I offered a session on your personal (little) gems when it comes to remote working. One of those gems was doing Three Breaths at work! The importance of check-ins Several people at #AgileScaleCamp pointed out the importance of a check-in in meetings. Of course I mean a check-in on invitation […]

Back to the sources: Retrospective Basics – Part Three – Stances

In Part One we looked at the my very basics for helpful, effective retrospectives and Part Two was dedicated to variety. In this last part helpful stances are in the spotlight – and as promised, I’ll also share the my secret fuel for Inspect & Adapt. As a retrospective facilitator YOUR inner stance matters. A lot! For someone who is […]

Back to the sources: Retrospective Basics Part Two – Variety

In Part One we looked at the my very basics for helpful, effective retrospectives. Today we put variety [0] in the spotlight. Listening to Gitte on the TIRF podcast reminded me of things I struggled with in my earlier Scrum Master’s and Agile Coach’s days. Things that I wish I would’ve known way earlier in […]

Back to the sources: Retrospective Basics – Part One

Inspired by a mentoring I did with a friend and by the “This is retrospective facilitaton podcast” episode with Gitte Klitgaard I decided to write this multi-part article on (some) basics for retrospectives: Part One will be this intro and I’ll share the my very basics Part Two elaborates on the right dosage of of […]

Lean Coffee Online – Tipps for Facilitation and Tools

Already before the COVID19 pandemia I’ve been enjoying open[1] LeanCoffee online events. I’ve been joining the Lean Coffee people from Cologne, who sometimes offered an online edition as an experiment, and Emily Webber who runs Agile in the Ether. Every time as an attendant, I was AMAZED by the variety of topics, by the effectiveness […]