Tag: teamwork

Jira Agile

Is Jira making you LESS Agile?

Using Jira doesn’t mean you’re Agile, in fact, it could be stopping you from being as Agile as you could be. A common saying we use is that there is a big difference between “doing” Agile and “being” Agile and that’s all to do with your mindset and approach to the work. You can be […]

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How To Fix DEAD Standups

How are your daily standups going? Great? Or are they a little Shaun of the Dead? I’ve got some hot tips to turn around those dead, daily Scrums. Watch the video…

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It’s Not My Job! When Teams Don’t Act Like Teams

When someone in a cross-functional team says “That’s not my job, I just do this thing”, it usually indicates you have a problem with your Sprint Goals. Watch my video below to find out why. Watch the video…

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Do what you can’t…

I love the video from Casey Neistat “Do what you can’t“. It has had a profound impact on me and what I think is possible. While it isn’t a book, it is a pretty great video and I think it has implications for many of us in Enterprises and especially so for those that are […]

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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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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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Make it a GIANT timeline retro

A favourite of mine has been a recent Giant Timeline Retro that I helped put together and run. The visual retro board was 10m by 1.5m, truly a visual treat and impressive spectacle, which in itself created an impact and showed the attendees that this was something special. The ‘mini’ handouts themselves spanned over 2 […]

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