Category: Tools + Tips

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Topics from Business Agility Meetup in Brisbane – July

In mid-July, EPiC hosted the first Business Agility Meetup in Brisbane. We had a great group of attendees both from the commercial, the coaching and the leadership side of the conversation. A range of topics were discussed in the meetup, and we thought we would take the opportunity to dive into the topics in more […]

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Product Owner Anti-patterns

What Product Owner antipatterns are you guilty of?

At EPiC, we have encountered various approaches to the role of a Product Owner. Some organisations have fully embraced the agile concept, and reach out to us for support in embedding a consistent approach across their agile roles. Conversely, there are organisations who have adopted agile roles, though not the agile values, principles or mindset. […]

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Jody Weir: The Levels of Remote Working

What are the levels of remote working? During our first episode of At Home With Interesting People, our guest Jody Weir explained that each organisation sits within 5 levels of remote working. “Level 2 is like when you take everything you used to do in the office and you basically move it to Zoom. And […]

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Jody Weir: Start with the Retros

Why are retrospectives important? During our first episode of At Home With Interesting People, our guest Jody Weir told us the one practice she would start with when introducing agility into the workplace…Retrospectives. To find out why, watch below… What is ‘At Home With Interesting People’? Now that a lot of the world is in […]

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IIBA Webinar: Face-To-Face In Virtual Reality

We recently had the pleasure of joining International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) to talk Face-2-Face in Virtual Reality. The webinar’s purpose was for Brendan Tubbs (Tubbsy) and Jarad Roberts to share tips and tricks on how to transform a virtual meeting into a virtual experience. Some of those top techniques for facilitating virtually include: […]

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Personal Wellbeing: Remote working tips from a life coach

Before COVID, working from home had its benefits for your personal wellbeing. You had flexibility on where and when to do your work, while eliminating the dreaded commute. But now that we have no other option, there are drawbacks and challenges, especially if you aren’t equipped with the tools and techniques to look after yourself. […]

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Ask A Coach: Two Agile Coaches Discuss Sprints, Inceptions, Books and Wellness

What happens when two Business Agility coaches get 30 minutes to talk about their profession over Hangouts? You get something that we’re calling ‘Ask A Coach‘. Christian van Stom and Michael Arndt have a conversation covering four topics: books, sprints, inceptions and spicing-up your isolation. Have a watch below. Watch… Comment… If you have a question […]

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Recalibrate and Accelerate to Perform in the New Normal

The Problem So, you finally got through shifting to remote working, lived the joys of getting the tech to work and everyone is busier than ever before, yet it feels like things are happening in slow motion. Working remotely has highlighted some gaps that technology can’t fix and you find yourself asking the question of […]

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5 Elements of Virtual Big Room Planning

Big Room Planning (BRP) is a grand-scale event that brings everyone together in one room to align on common goals, with the intention of walking away with a high level plan for the quarter ahead. How do we continue to honour this valuable event when we cannot come together in one room? Watch… https://youtu.be/XG8O8aElU84 With […]

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How to build trust based on emotional intelligence and recognising diversity

Trust is an essential component of high-performing teams. We have to learn how to work with each other to achieve our goals. But what does trust mean for us? What expectations do we have about our colleagues’ trustful behaviour? Watch… As coaches, we help teams to discover the gap between where they are today and […]

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