Category: Agile Techniques

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Lets Taco ‘Bout Employee Recognition

Using HeyTaco! a Slack-app plugin to design an employee recognition program.

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Why you should have breakfast with your team

For Feel The Love Friday, I’d like to share a simple bonding experience the EPiC tribe have every week. We have breakfast together. It’s so simple but the benefits are incredible. For the EPiC tribe, we are dispersed over three countries and numerous workplaces that have their own work cultures. But connecting in one place […]

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What is culture-hacking and why should you care?

You can be super-smart at Agile and know everything about taxonomies and scaling but all that knowledge doesn’t always bring people together. There’s a movement called culture-hacking and it is about making human beings bond. And there’s lots of ways to do this. Having lots of fun is a great way to bring unity because […]

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How a high-five can help change people

I don’t think there’s one great technique to get someone to change. There’s lots! You need a kit bag full of them depending on who you are dealing with. One of my top three ways of shifting someone’s vibration is to create movement and laughter. If you can make someone laugh, you are halfway to […]

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How to transform a dysfunctional team culture

I recently helped turnaround a dysfunctional team and I thought I’d share what steps were taken in a bit of a how-to video. Watch the video…

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Storytelling is vital for transformations

If you want to deliver a successful transformation, it isn’t enough to provide a transformation plan and tell people to change! You need to develop another capability that doesn’t come natural to some… Watch the video…

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Mindfulness & its relation to Agile

I was asked to talk about mindfulness and its’ relationship (if any) with Agile Delivery, during one of our recent, “Mindfulness Monday” segments. Here is the result: Watch the video…

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How to motivate your team to come to work

People comment about the EPiC team’s constant support for the EPiC brand and have stated that they seem to have all drunk pretty hard from the cool-aid. So, what is it that we do to motivate our team and get them feeling that way about us? Watch the video…

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Getting Real – an influential read

A few years back I read an e-book by 37 Signals that had a profound influence on my project delivery, management and leadership decision making. Here I talk about it in more detail. Watch the video…

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Being a bridge, towards psychological safety

There was a group working on a portfolio of financial products that I was engaged to help. Upon exploratory conversations, there were two things that were quite obvious. The head of the group was disappointed with the lack of transparency and planning by the teams working under him. On the other hand, the teams felt […]

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