Posts Tagged: Questions

As a Scrum Master I like schedule a ca. 15 minute one-on-one (O3s) with every team member once in every 1-2 sprints. I experimented with different setups and questions in the past. This is the setup I currently feel comfortable with: Sprint-ly O3s The Setup I try to find a silent, “informal” place, that is… Read Article →

How can we ensure that a meeting reaches its goal? Here are 5 questions you should ask your stakeholders before the meeting starts. Prepare your Meeting with these 5 Questions Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance – (multiple sources possible) If we want to moderate or facilitate a successful meeting, preparation is critical. The 7 Ps framework… Read Article →

How to become a master at asking questions? In the book The Coaching Habit 8 lessons are mentioned to master this art. Question Habits After I´ve asked a question Instead of adding another question I will be quiet while I wait for the answer When I´ve got a question to ask Instead of explaining it… Read Article →

What people think of as the moment of discovery is really the discovery of the question – Jonas Salk Source The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, shares with us her favorite coaching questions. Powerful Questions What would you like to achieve/change/get? What is important to you now? What would your perfect Standup look like? What is working well? What progress have you made so far? What would… 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 →

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