Posts tagged with: motivation

Identity symbols and celebrate learnings – two more management 3.0 workouts applied

Based on Jurgen Appelo’s management 3.0 exercises IDENTITY SYMBOLS and celebrating success and failure with this post I describe how we apply it in our department. Have fun while reading and building your own new picture of your environment. It started...
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ENDPUNKT – solution focussed goal criteria for defining your meaningful, motivating and sticking goals

With this blog post I start a series of posts related to solution focussed coaching. Based on the awesome book Agile Teams lösungsfokussiert coachen (DE) I’m going to share my insights starting with some helpful criteria to define goals. First of...
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Discover Ideation … a highly motivating, engaging and enlightening way to innovate, build and enhance your product

Ideation, what a highly energizing experience during the last weeks. With this post I’ll summarize my insights and I hope to inspire you to try the same (and maybe share your insights too). Some years ago I watched this great...
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Advanced Moving Motivators sessions – don’t miss these 6 expert hints

With this post I describe some advanced topics to consider for your next Moving Motivator session.  If you’re not yet familiar with this great game – to discover your (teams) intrinsic motivators – please start with reading Playing Moving Motivators with Teams....
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The double-sided sword of using future-oriented loyalty incentives

Many companies use loyalty incentives promised to be available at a later point in time as a way to provide recognition for their employees and to bind the employees to the company (e.g. a salary increase in future, stock options,...
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Champfrogs – SketchNotes from the new Management 3.0 Workout

Based on the new management 3.0 CHAMPFROGS by Jurgen Appelo I tried to summarize my readings with Sketchnotes (see below). The 10 intrinsic motivators – Curiosity – Honor – Acceptance – Mastery – Power – Freedom – Relatedness – Order – Goal...
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A collection of videos to help us on the agile path – Part II – Inspiration (Lost generation, Beauty of Nature, Cultural hacks, Not Knowing, Happy Melly, Good work)

Inspiration There are so many sources of inspiration, a nice video is one source working for me.I like Lost generation – a great idea for transporting an important message.I got really inspired by watching The Beauty of Nature. Another source of inspiration...
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A collection of videos to help us on the agile path – Part I – Motivation, Ideas, Productivity

Motivation Part I is collection of videos I found really useful to understand more about motivation, idea generation and productivity. As motivation is one of the most important areas to work with as an agile manager I think it’s a...
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Playing Jurgen Appelo’s moving motivators with Scrum teams (Team development)

Background You’re a ScrumMaster or in a role interested in developing teams? You heard about intrinsic motivation and would like to understand your current state of motivation in the team? Based on Jurgen Appelo‘s fascinating game Moving Motivators this post explains...
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Weekly Scrum readings follow up – CW05+06/2013 (Productivity, Teams, Responsibilities)

  Background The past 2 weeks were a bit busy with inspiring feedback talks and a nice workshop with Andre Häusling. Readings were about cross functional teams, problems with multitasking, human responsibilities, agile architecture and productivity. Readings Overview Cross functional...
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Weekly Scrum readings follow up – CW02-04/2013 (Career development, Stifle innovation, Comraderie, Motivate, Meeting killers)

  Background The past 3 weeks my readings followed the direction career path, innovation and motivation.  This time you’ll find a collection of nice and compact resources about leadership, agile carrer development, Love-Comraderie-Adventure and innovation. Readings Overview Lessons learned in...
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Foster innovation by creating a learning and social networking environment for your teams

Background How many new ideas did your team have during the past 6 months? And how many were transformed to innovations?  With this post I’ll try to share thoughts on becoming more innovative by building an environment that supports learning...
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