Continous contact

This may be a borderline appreciation post.  In the past few weeks, I have heard from several people in my past… Someone wanting to talk through some frustration he is facing at his new company. Someone excitedly highlighting being asked…

Exercise: Self-Organization

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…

Fast Friends

In the last post, I mentioned that I would never use this tool.  I figured I should probably explain why as I do think for most teams this is a wonderful tool in general. What is it… Fast Friends Protocol is…

First Advanced CSM Retrospective

Recently, we announced that we are now approved to provide the Advanced ScrumMaster certification through Scrum Alliance.  Our first pilot ACSM course occurred at the end of January in Denver.  So in the spirit of transparency and practicing what you…

Humanizing Work Learning Event

Typically, I blog about this event after it happened (such as last year’s post). However, I received a few”Why didn’t you tell me about this beforehand? I would have attended.”.  So now is your chance and I don’t want to…

Bad Jokes

I was at my long time friend’s home for this past Thanksgiving.  He also works in the software development industry. So he was telling me about how his team is doing and we were discussing how he could challenge them…