Posts tagged with: teams

Great team development workshop with Conrad Giller

  Great team development workshop with Conrad Giller Today I had the opportunity to join a workshop day with Conrad Giller regarding team development and would like to share some insights with you. If you would like to learn much...
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Dynamic team setups – armageddon and happy ending insights

In a previous post I already described the need for dynamic team setups. This time I’ll elaborate a bit more on that topic and share some insights from a great Club of Clubs session. First of all, lets have look...
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Why we need more dynamic team setups to foster motivation and self organization

With this post I explain my current opinion about team setups, aiming to create high performance teams and/or working with dynamic team setups. I try to answer the question: Is the focus to remain long running, stable teams to build...
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The value of diversity in teams – a great Berlin Scrum Meetup

Last night we hosted the Berlin Scrum Meetup at idealo and had an inspiring presentation about the value of teams diversity presented by Kristina Mueller and Petra Stuehler. With this post I’ll share some insights from that session. Update 01.05.2016 –...
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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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Lazy team members … about social loafing and ways to prevent it in your teams

Some years ago I was presented with an interesting article describing the social loafing effect. Social loafing is the phenomenon of people exerting less effort to achieve a goal when they work in a group than when they work alone....
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Magical team size numbers – 2, 3, 5-7, 12, 50, 150, 1500 and how to avoid wasting everybody’s time

Helping and guiding teams to become highly successful is the focus of being an agile coach. I’m currently reading Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations – an amazing book about important aspects to consider for teams. With this...
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Great games for learning lean and connecting people – Lean Penny and BINGO

Recently we arranged a kick off for our department consisting of 4 teams. Aiming to connect people we applied a gamification approach using 4 cool games and exercises that I share with you through this post (this time 2, maybe...
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Huddle – a claim for more efficient group discussions among Agile Coaches/ScrumMasters

During the last years I attended several ScrumMaster/Agile Coaches teams and we experimented with various formats for efficient synching in our group (among the ScrumMasters). I can highly recommend syncing regularly as it shows common topics to discuss and allows...
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Awesome product management with Roman Pichler – Roadmaps, Products, Personas, Teams – your next training?

This week I had the opportunity to join an awesome two day workshop – PRODUCTMANAGEMENT – facilitated by Roman Pichler.  High intensity input regarding Products, Roadmaps, Stories, Teams, Personas and Product Management. WOW. In this post I share my Sketchnotes...
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