Listen with this Dyad

Spend 30 minutes of mindfulness with this Dyad! Partners A interviews partner B: A asks B answers A asks more, deeper “what else”, “is there more”, “what is so special about…” (but gives no comment, answers, hints, …) Take 15 minutes, then switch roles. Questions: tell me about something that you are good at tell

Listen to understand

Did you realize that the words LISTEN and SILENT contain the very same letters? I see this situation quite a lot: stakeholders express their feedback and ideas in a review meeting and development team members answer and explain and defend their implementation. At the end of the meeting everybody is frustrated: the stakeholders feel insecure

Gewaltfreie Kommunikation – ein Praxisbeispiel

Bei der Vorbereitung unserer Session über Gewaltfreie Kommunikation nach Marshall B. Rosenberg fiel mir ein anschauliches Beispiel aus meinem Alltag als Agile Coach ein, bei dem ich mithilfe der vier Schritte der GfK meinem Gesprächspartner helfen konnte, sich in einem Konflikt erst selbst Klarheit über seine Gedanken und Ziele zu verschaffen, bevor er in ein

Movers and Shapers: a system team game

With this team game, participants can easily see or develop insights into relationships and dependencies in their work environment. It can be played spontaneously, as no preparation is necessary. Room for all participants moving is required. Useful for 8 people and more, referee can take part. 1- Triangle In the 1st step, each participant chooses

There is no rule.

Once, a Scrum Master mentioned the “silent card writing, that you use in retros”. I was puzzled, some others too. There is no rule what you have to do in a retro, which facilitation method you have to use or not use. A good Scrum Master knows a variety of moderation technics, knows how and