Linkedin is a great resource, to find information on people, and connect to them, share some updates and expand. However, there are people that are not using it very effectively, they might be using it efficiently though ;-). Below are my tips for building a strong network in Linkedin. Random People Do not add random… Continue reading Me & Linkedin Connections; Tips to Build a Strong Network
Necessity is the mother of invention. We did not invent anything per se, but we invented a new way of being connected to each other. In LAN, and because of the Coronavirus pandemic, we are moving toward remote facilitated sessions. We had our first as a lean coffee. It was great to connect to people,… Continue reading First Ever Lean Agile Virtual Lunch (Lean Coffee Style)
I am glad to announce that I started the Lean On Agile Podcast. It was due for the longest time. The first episode is about Agile Certifications and you can listen to it at Lean On Agile podcast. Lean On Agile Podcast You can also listen to the Lean On Agile Podcast on your favorite… Continue reading Lean On Agile Podcast is Here! + My Top 10 Agile Podcast Recommendations
It is an Open Space! It all started over a quick conversation on Twitter. The first outcome was a post highlighting all the Canadian and American noteworthy conferences, unconferences and meetups. The second was a twitter poll that revealed great support from the community to hold an Open Space around games. The challenge was to… Continue reading Agile Games Canada; An Open Space
As a coach, you know of some coaching techniques and tools. It’s easy to get lost in all of the toolkits you have and try to pick one up to use amongst many. That’s one of the coaching anti-patterns that I typically see; get lost in the moment, and not being your authentic self. The coach tries… Continue reading Coaching Anti-Pattern #2 – Not Being Yourself!
No matter how good you are (as a coach), or how much your client is capable in his or her field, make sure you are not assuming anything (or to start many important things). Always ask yourself (as a coach) what you are referring to is a fact or an assumption. If you don’t have… Continue reading Coaching Anti-Pattern #1: Assumptions
Agile Coach Camp Canada is very popular this year. The organizers decided to use a lottery style ticketing system. If you have not put your name on it, do it! It reminded me of Google I/O when the tickets were sold out in less than an hour. ACCCA is the Google I/O of Agile, even Agile… Continue reading Alternatives to Agile Coach Camp Canada! or My Recommended List of Conferences, Un-conferences, Local Meetups and More!
You are full of hope. You want to make changes. You want to make it stick. You are hopeful to make other people’s lives better, more meaningful if you may. You are longing for getting organizations’ not only to think about their bottom line but societies’. You aspire to make the flow smoother, to identify… Continue reading Canaries of the Intellectual World, Unite & Sing Together!
ٖٖٖ#AgileLunch is entering its third year in a week. It has been a very insightful journey. We met every last Friday of the month for the past two years, no exceptions! This couldn’t have happened without the help of the innovators, and early adopters. We continued to evolve when the early majority decided to be… Continue reading Agile Lunch Community
A legendary man is no longer with us, Gerald M. “Jerry” Weinberg. It’s a big loss 🙁 . And look at, just one of his legacies, PSL workshop. There is a poem (in Persian) from Saadi Shirazi saying “An honorable person never passes away, a person is no longer alive if no one reminds of… Continue reading An Honorable Person Never Passes Away – In Memory of Jerry!