Category: Teamwork

The Scary Truth about Psychological Safety

Psychological safety is the single most important part of creating a high-performance team or organization. When you have high psychological safety, you have the foundation for high performance. If you do not have psychological safety in your team and your organization, it’s virtually impossible to get high-performance levels.

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How to Define Roles and Responsibilities

Why do people talk about roles and responsibilities, and why should we care? Everyone wants to know what to do and who to go to for help. People want to be successful, but in order to achieve success they need to feel confident in their roles and responsibilities.

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Don’t Weaponize Agile

(Title was: Stop Using Agile as a Whip and Shield)

I hate “Agile” Initiatives because of the damage they usually cause. The problem is that when people start thinking that “Agile” is the goal they start to weaponize “Agile” and use it as a Whip or a Shield.

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WholeHearted Manifesto: We Value People

The WholeHearted Manifesto consists on one value statement:

We Value People. (Period)

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Beyond Roles in Scrum

In this post we will explain how we can move to shared responsibility by focusing away from roles in Scrum.

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Temenos: Containers for Growing Relationships

“If we’re serious about exploring the world around us, we have to explore the world within us.” – Ken Robinson

(Joint post with Olaf Lewitz) Read More


What is a Team?

Here is an infographic on “what is a team?”. I created it to help explain the concept in an upcoming workshop. Now I think it will be part of my basic Agile training.

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How to Conduct an Informal 360° Review

Scott Edinger talks about how to conduct an informal 360° review for yourself: ask the people around you these four questions:

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Constellation, Journeyline and Marketplace for Tuning Teams

Lyssa Adkins ran a very practical session at DeepAgile that shared several tools for team formation or for tuning up existing teams. She often uses these right at the project start since team members may know very little about one another – even if they have been working together for years. Here is a run-through of three of the exercises.

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