At Lean Startup Machine this past weekend, I was struck by the realization that a well-known facilitation approach in the Product Management and Agile communities, Innovation Games®, can be used to boost insights and learning about customers, their problems, and their needs. Read More
I recently realized that my use of Agile Games for learning and doing work is part of something much more profound: play. This is one way to support the creation of high-performance teams and companies. When work is play, people are engaged and businesses get great results.Read More
Although Agile coaching requires many skills, we get back to basics by revisiting three fundamental coaching skills: observing, listening and questioning.
As you put these three key skills into practice, you will get feedback on your performance and have the opportunity to try out improvement ideas in a safe, open and friendly environment.Read More
This is a guest blog post co-written with Christine Neidhardt based on a session at Play4Agile conference on coaching with photos. The session was based on an experiment with the Points of You – Coaching Game (German link) to find ways to use the photo cards with a group or team. And we did.Read More