Category Archives: Motivation

Christmas themed retrospective 2016

Over the past few years I’ve run a Christmas themed retrospective when we reach the final sprint of the year. This year I’m working across a number of small teams in a program so we had to scale the Christmas … Continue reading

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Finishing retrospectives with a positive vibe

We run our team retrospective on a Friday afternoon and it’s usually the last thing we do as a team before we start our weekends. To ensure that everyone has the opportunity to start their weekend in a positive way … Continue reading

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If you don’t schedule it, it won’t happen.

I can’t quite remember where I heard this saying, but it has been something I’ve been thinking about quite a lot lately. You can think about what needs to be done or you can make the time to turn those … Continue reading

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Run Run Run

This week I took part in another Fitbit challenge with some colleagues from work. The challenge was who could finish a 24 hour period with the most steps. Having lost my previous two challenges I was determined to not let … Continue reading

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Did you really take time off from work on your holidays?

This article in The Age caught my attention yesterday as it’s actually something I’ve been quite conscious about recently. Did you really take time off from work on your holidays?  http://www.theage.com.au/executive-style/management/did-you-really-take-time-off-from-work-on-holidays-20150118-12s140.html Late last year I decided to remove my work … Continue reading

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Keep on walking

Like a lot of people I received at Fitbit for Christmas last year. In the short time I’ve been wearing it I’ve noticed that it’s changed a couple of things day to day…for the better. 1. I’m more aware of … Continue reading

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