Posts Tagged: Agile

Inspired by Mary Poppendiecks article on compensations systems   More interesting articles on this topic: Agile Performance Appraisals How to Reward Agile Teams Compensation Systems For Agile Teams COMPENSATION STRATEGIES FOR AGILE TEAMS Performance Management Using Scrum A Radical but Effective Way to Build Self-Organizing Teams

Managing the 4Ps of Delegates – Turning Passengers, Protesters and Prisoners into Participants To understand what his people really think about taking part in the workshop, he decides to use a training and facilitation tool called the “4Ps.” This categorizes them as Participant, Passenger, Protester, or Prisoner. Source:

10 abilities and mind-sets prevalent in people who have native wiring for coaching   read a room care about people cultivate curiosity people are basically good know that plans fall apart thirst for learning group of people can do good things low tolerance for institutional reasons disequilibrium is essential risk being wrong Found in: Coaching… Read Article →

A nice read for Scrum Masters and agile coaches. Here are a few quotes and take aways 🙂 Coaching Agile Teams by Lyssa Adkins I generally liked the book although some chapters seemed to me veeery long and I had the feeling that I would never come to the end. Would I recommend it? Well,… Read Article →

Here´s a nice summary of the 7 questions introduced in The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier “What’s on your mind?” “And what else?” “What’s the real challenge here for you?” “What do you want?” “How can I help?” or “What do you want from me?” “If you say yes to this, what must you say… Read Article →

That is a great book! When I first listened to it I thought it is rather average. But then I listened one more time, and another, and another … I think meanwhile I listened to it 10 times … well maybe not in full 🙂 So this one I can highly recommend it:

Detect Impediments Instead of asking the question directly to the team, it can be better to ask it in a different way. For example: How confident are we that we will achieve our sprint goals? How can we go faster? When the team answers the first question, pay attention to the following key words: I… Read Article →

A nice website that helps to plan a sprint retrospective:

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