Feedback Wrap is a technique popularized by M3.0. Instead of focusing on facts only, or impact it is wrapping all in one place, in a simple wrap. However, there isn’t a good recipe (template) for it. In short, the Feedback Wrap is about the following 5 steps, which I highlighted in short in bold, and… Continue reading Feedback Wrap Recipe
Carlos and I presented “Modern XP Game” at the Agile Games 2018. As we mentioned in one of the opening slides, we took the original XP Game and added more concepts to it. In this specific instance, we added experimentation and modern collaborations to the original gameplay. The following from Alistair Cockburn resonated with us and… Continue reading Modern XP Game, Agile Games 2018, Boston, MA
I talked on one of my favorite topics, Coaching for the Torontonians in an event organized by Envision Agile. The audience was a group of Agile enthusiasts. The organizers were present at one of my prior coaching talks, reached out and asked me to give a talk at their event, and I gladly accepted it. This time, I… Continue reading Coaching, Coach & You Talk; A Shorter Version of Effective Yet Effortless Coaching
I ran a coaching program at Points. This mini-coaching program, which I called it Simple Coaching Program was mainly designed for Scrum Masters. However, Scrum Master Managers, Development Leads, and Project Managers joined the program as well. The Simple Coaching Program consisted of the following topics: Coaching (Simple Coaching Model) Conflict and how we deal with… Continue reading Simple Coaching Program At Points
Better Meetings Canvas is not anything new. It is what every good facilitator knows by heart. However, it is not easy to rely on your heart all the time. Sometimes you want a straightforward structure to follow, or maybe when in doubt to rely on, or use when delegating the facilitation to someone else, or… Continue reading Better Meetings Canvas V2.1
Coaching Triads are a setting in which you can practice coaching and get better at it. It requires a safe and confidential space to practice coaching. So be clear about that. How does it work? In three rounds, you practice coaching as a coach, a client, and an observer. In each rotation, you play a… Continue reading Coaching Triads – The Most Effective Way to Practice Coaching in a Safe and Confidential Space
I was asking for feedback. It is a habit of mine. Maybe I am doing it too much. I learned much from feedback that I can not live without it! It was for a session I taught and facilitated. I asked for feedback in different ways. The outcome was very interesting. Some of the feedback… Continue reading The Art of Asking for Feedback – How to Avoid Feedback Failure Modes?
I facilitated a session to simulate planning, development, feedback and iteration in an Agile fashion. I used a simulation called XP Game. This game originated based on the concepts introduced in eXtreme Programming book by Kent Beck. It provides a visual and interactive way to understand the values of XP, and to a wider extent… Continue reading My Learnings from a Session I Taught, Myself (XP, Feedback + Notes)
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 “iLEAD Coaching Kick-Start” course in September 2016. This course offered by Donna Robbins and focused on coaching and its fundamentals, and eventually becoming a better coach-like in our daily lives. It also touched on feedback and different approaches of communicating it. The following is the outline of the course: Description:To align with the… Continue reading iLEAD Coaching Kick-Start