Tag Archives: Conversations

Peer Introduction Game

Today was the end of our sprint and rather than running our usual retrospective we decided to mix things up a bit and play a game. We’ve had a number of new starters in our team recently so I thought … Continue reading

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Good Day Bad Day

I was having a conversation with my wife (Lauren) today on our way home from visiting friends, about the dinner time conversations that we have as a family. Most nights of the week we eat our dinner with our two … Continue reading

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One Last Word

In my last post I wrote about a check-in activity that I’ve been running with my teams recently called One Word. Over the past few weeks this activity has continued to work really well at the start of our retrospectives. … Continue reading

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One Word – A great way to check-in and see how people are feeling

Do you have members of your team that are often quiet or say very little in meetings, workshops or retrospectives, even though you know they could provide good input to the conversation? I’ve experienced this recently with a team I’ve … Continue reading

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