I attended “Interpersonal Communication: Being Approachable” course in November 2016 and completed it by taking the test and successfully passing it. This course focuses on approachability and its foundations, and eventually being able to build strategic relationships with colleagues in order to reach your goal. The following is the outline of the course: Walking into… Continue reading Interpersonal Communication: Being Approachable
Toronto Agile Conference 2016 has happened in November. It was a great selection of Agilists and Agile enthusiasts. It was jam packed with great stuff to learn. I have attended three sessions about leadership, project management in Spotify and Leadership again and one keynote about the Host Leadership. The followings are my notes from the… Continue reading My notes on Toronto Agile Conference 2016
One of the practices of Agile Teams, that you might have heard of and is very popular, is writing “user stories”. A very important part of the User Story is the absence of the HOW. A good user story is one with no HOW. For the Business Analysts (BAs) audience, user stories will resemble Business Requirement… Continue reading The Legend of HOW!
If you are a good leader, want to be, or think you are, you need to think about your approachability all the time. If you are good at it, you want to make it better, if you are better, you want to become number one. There is always somewhere you can push your approachability skills… Continue reading There is no Leadership with no Approachability!
I attended “Scaled Agile-Leading SAFe” course instructed by Jerry Doucett offered by Berteig in October 2016. I received “SAFe Agilist” designation from Scaled Agile as a result of successfully completing the course, its requirements and taking the test. I passed the test on my first attempt. You can find more details about this course at… Continue reading Scaled Agile, Leading SAFe – SAFe Agilist
Mother nature’s vains!
You are going to facilitate a session. The session has a large number of people attending. You are not confident with your facilitation skills for large meetings. You are not sure how to ask them to come to an agreement on the next steps, what to work on, what, as a team, they need to… Continue reading 35: An Excellent Facilitation Technique For Big Crowds