Tag: from dev to scrum master

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 […]

Start with Why. Thoughts about Vision, Mission and Strategy…

Here it is: my first short #StayTheFHome article. Yesterday I needed a break from work behind the screen – so I went decluttering some old folders, stuff I wanted to do for a long time. Today I needed a break from remote work again – so I decided to write this article. Dance with what […]

On purposeful jewellery and living as an Agile Coach

A while ago I accidentally stumbled across the Eckhard-Busch-Stiftung by which is a German charity organisation aiming to support people impacted by mental health in different ways: through supporting research, families & friends and to make it okay to talk about mental health in our society. People with mental illnesses and in mental crisis’ are […]

Sewing and the beginner’s mindset

As a result of my daily journaling reflections I recently bought myself a sewing machine. My intent was that I would like to have an activity in my life that allows me to get creative with my hands, produce something valuable and at the same time transisiton my brain in a different-from-work-mode from time to […]

Workshop on “Managing the system, not the people” @AgileTable Friedrichshafen [*DE]

(*DE) this is an adjusted German re-post of my original write-up on the German professional network XING) Am 7. Juni 2018 durften wir mit der inzwischen 3. Kooperation des Agile Table (https://twitter.com/AgileTableFN) und der Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement (GPM) bei der Firma Avira in Tettnang zu Gast sein. Herzlichen Dank an Martina und Markus von Avira […]

LeanCoffee @ AgileTable Friedrichshafen

For our 10th AgileTable meetup in January 2018 we decided for another round of Lean Coffee (see leancoffee.org for an introduction to this format). Thanks to our networks (e.g. on Twitter) we had international guests again (like at the very first gathering in July 2016) with us. It was a rich evening with deep and […]

Everything is new in May

Random spring ramblings The first sentence in a German poem goes like “Alles neu macht der Mai…” which means that nature wakes up and addresses this joyful time. My May was mostly like that: many new & joyful things. Sometimes it felt also like a rollercoaster ride: bringing the guts upside down, also mostly joyful […]

Bumble Bee Boxing

On creativity and reframing – or: decent structuring of chaos time with timeboxes Some days ago I had a very valuable discussion with one of my colleagues who is very passionate about using timeboxing appropriately and wisely. He also said that timeboxes can be used to be sure to "not forget about time". You have […]

Start with what you have

Two short stories about passion, focus, eating my own dogfood & having valuable connections The last couple of days I stumbled over starting (or dealing) with what I have in its best sense and in multiple variations. Today I share two of these little stories: Passion for work The first story on starting with what […]