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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 →

When we communicate clear language is critical. In meetings, team collaboration and when we define “Smart” goals we need to be specific. This list of “good verbs” can help … Set Clear Objectives with these Verbs Identifying Identify, Scan, Determine Understanding Understand, Review, Update, Assess, Share, Outline, Acknowledge, Report, Recognise Planning Plan, Set, Deliver, Establish… Read Article →

We spend a lot of time in meetings. Are they all productive and successful? Unfortunately not. This meeting excellence model will help to achievemeeting goals. Meeting Excellence Model Participative Purposeful Process Visibility Healthy More Are you wondering how to effectively prepare a successful meeting or workshop? The 7 Ps Framework – A Thinking Tool for Brainstorming will… Read Article →

Don´t like meetings? Why, as they are supposed to bring us forward and foster collaboration. Patrick Lencioni wrote a fantastic little business novel about the problems we face in meetings and how we can overcome them. Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni More about Meetings

Great book teaching a visual alphabet! Must read for every Scrum Master, Facilitator, Teacher, … Here´s my first try 😉

That is a really usefull book! Here´s the website with the different categories: “Game categories”

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: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/managing-4Ps-delegates.htm

How can the smell of the place be made visible? This workshop tool can help: Want success? Change your smell of the place! See also The Smell of The Place

Learning Agile principles through play The Ball Runner game originated from the #play14 unconference in London in September 2015. I was toying with the idea of a game around work in progress (WIP), which can be incredibly stressful for teams, and for individuals on these teams. – See more at: https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2016/may/ball-runner-an-agile-game#sthash.NLW2b8DW.dpuf Source: Ball Runner: An Agile… Read Article →

“Agile” veranschaulichen? So geht´s! Sehr cooler Artikel! Seit einigen Jahren verwenden wir für unsere Organisationsentwicklungsprojekte agile Methoden. Ganz am Anfang eines Projekts möchten wir als externe Berater den Projektteilnehmern im Kundenunternehmen den Grundsatz “rasche Feedback-Zyklen statt eines perfekten Projektplans” nahe bringen. Die besten Erfahrungen haben wir dabei mit einem Spiel gemacht, das die Besonderheiten dieses… Read Article →

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