Not always ready for feedback

There are many different articles and a range of ratios for how much positive impact versus negative impact should a person have to healthy live life. World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives you the lab-tested tools necessary to create…

Advanced CSM Announcement

Several of us at Agile For All are now certified Path to CSP Educators with the Scrum Alliance.  We submitted an Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (ACSM) course and were approved while I was in London!!! This means I have the pleasure of…

Facilitation Trick: Walking nearby

In excitement for our upcoming new course centered around facilitation skills (announcement coming very soon), I’m starting a new series (pet peeves, exercises, now this…) on little facilitation tricks that leaders can leverage. A common challenge facilitators face is side…

Exercise: Video Lessons

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

London Scrum Gathering Summary

When I found out that a Scrum Gathering was going to happen in London, I focused in on trying to make sure that happened. Visiting London has been on my wish list for a very long time. I was beyond…

Finding what’s next

A common challenge that I hear from managers falls along the lines of “I’ve been helping my direct report figure out what they want to do.  But now I don’t think staying at this company is best for them.” There…

Emotions

Sometimes numerous things happen around the same time that leave a person feeling overwhelmed.  Recently, I  have been processing the death of two extremely important people in my life (my Uncle Ray and David Hussman).  Then add in any additional…

Appreciation Post – Pete

Unfortunately, saying thank you seems to be an after thought more and more.  So at least once a month, I will take a few minutes to publicly appreciate someone that has had an impact on me. This round:  Pete again…