Agile 2021: Negotiation Techniques for Stakeholder Management

We had a great time presenting at Agile 2021! Unfortunately, the workshops at the conference are not recorded. So we decided to make them available via other channels. For the materials, the best is to visit the original Medium blog, which has links to the long negotiation recording, a worksheet to download to practice while…

Label: Workaholic

Recharge. Restore. Relax. Labels are shortcuts. Don’t let them stick. Workaholic. I’ve thought about that word for a few days – since someone threw that label at me. I need time to form my answers when I am caught off guard and I felt un-prepared to respond. But now I am. This is what I…

Imposter Syndrome.

Let self-doubt be swept awayImposter Syndrome. We used to call it inferiority complex. There’s been a lot written about it in the last few years. It resonates with many, myself included. At a conference I attended, a speaker asked people in the audience to stand up if they had imposter syndrome. Most of the audience…

The Product Mindset Manifesto

Or… the 4 Principles to Grow Your Product Mindset One day we had full schools, workplaces, gyms, and spas. The next, we were all at home. With COVID-19, our world changed overnight. With “The Great Pause,” came “Stay at Home.” As the novel coronavirus escalated, another dilemma erupted that many anticipated but hoped would not…

3 Tips & 8 Seconds for Scrum Masters to Change Emotional Climate

Find out how focusing on your own behavior could positively impact others The following blog is inspired by Scott Watson’s work, an emotional intelligence speaker and trainer who focuses on education. I hope they will complement what you are already doing well and help you create a tactical plan to improve your own emotional intelligence…