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Unlock the secrets of powerful team synergy as we sit down with Angela Agresto, a facilitation maestro from the picturesque city of Duluth. Angela lets us in on the transformative influence of expert facilitation, a craft that stretches far beyond the confines of a simple meeting. It's the cornerstone of every successful team, creating a space wher…
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Uncover the transformative power of Agile roles and how they can revolutionize your team's dynamics with the guidance of Jessica Bahr, a seasoned Scrum Master from Austin, Texas. Jessica joins us on The Agile Within to reveal the hidden strengths of Scrum Masters, their pivotal role in enabling team success, and the fulfillment derived from serving…
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Embark on a transformative exploration of Agile leadership transitions with the esteemed Daria Bagina, where we unravel the pivotal role of technical understanding for effective Agile leadership. The picturesque charm of Toronto sets the backdrop for our insightful conversation, highlighting the necessity for leaders to be 'technical enough.' As we…
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Join forces with Mark Metze and Andrew Mitchell as we traverse the landscape where traditional project management merges with the dynamism of Agile. With Andrew's 30 years of experience at the helm, learn how the blend of these two worlds enhances the Scrum Master's toolkit, adapting to an ever-shifting economic terrain post-pandemic. It's an explo…
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Discover how to handle the sting of rejection and turn it into a stepping stone for success with Agile Coach Chris Williams from Badass Agile. Chris and I explore the emotional landscape of the Agile community, particularly when it comes to conference submission highs and lows. This episode is a masterclass in self-reflection, empathy, and finding …
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Navigate the twists and turns of Agile project management with us, Mark Metze, as we host the masterminds Tom Cagley and Jeremy Willets. Their expertise is distilled into a riveting conversation that promises to arm you with the strategies to turn the chaos of work intake into the rhythm of predictable delivery. Their insights are drawn from the pa…
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Unlock the true potential of Agile with Jon Fazzaro, a veteran full-stack software coach, who joins me to dissect the reasons behind its faltering effectiveness in today's corporate world. Together, we challenge the rigidity that Agile methodologies have acquired over time, urging a return to its experimental roots. By listening to our exchange, yo…
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Unlock the secrets to a groundbreaking Agile transformation as Agile connoisseur Lucy O'Keefe and I, Mark Metze, dissect the vital role of leadership in creating a culture where Agile principles thrive. This episode promises to demystify the often-misunderstood Agile journey, guiding you through the alignment of your organization's culture with the…
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Uncover the secrets to seamless collaboration in mixed realms of digital and physical workspaces with Agile guru Ondrej Popanek, all the way from Stockholm. In our fascinating talk, we'll navigate through the adaptations of Agile techniques to the pulsating world of fashion design at H&M and reveal how tools like Miro play a crucial role in uniting…
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Unlock the transformative power of Agile coaching as I sit across from Susannah Chambers, an Agile Coach Lead with a flair for guiding professionals through the intricate dance of development and growth. Her wisdom cuts through the fog, dismantling the myths that often cloud the understanding of professional coaching. Get ready to shift your perspe…
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Discover the hidden landmines in the role of a product owner with the wisdom of Ralph Jokum, all the way from the picturesque city of Bern, Switzerland. Imagine transforming potential pitfalls into stepping stones toward success as we unravel the top five warning signs that a product owner may be veering off course. Ralph, with his expertise as a P…
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As the sun peeks over the horizon and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, I sit with Agile expert Allison Pollard to unravel the tapestry of Agile methodologies. Our conversation kicks off with the comfort of morning routines and the buzz of coffee shops, but soon we're navigating the tumultuous waters of Agile implementation. Allison…
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Are you ready to be your own cheerleader? This electrifying podcast episode is sure to empower you as we host leadership guru and author, Neelu Kaur. Drawing from her own experiences, Neelu navigates us through the highs and lows of self-advocacy, particularly emphasizing the sometimes difficult journey of Asian and South Asian women in the workpla…
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Ready for a fresh perspective on remote work? We welcome Shane Spraggs, CEO of Virtira and seasoned expert in managing remote teams, to shed light on this rapidly evolving landscape. Shane shares his wisdom from a 15-year journey leading a completely remote company, unpacking the nuances of working remotely in an Agile environment. Join us as we tr…
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Conquer the world of artificial intelligence (AI) with Sophia Matveeva, founder and CEO of Tech for Non-Techies, as she demystifies AI, its impact on jobs, and its potential. Our conversation is a fascinating exploration of the future, not through the apocalyptic lens of job loss but as a study of the revolutionizing effects of technologies like Ch…
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Are you ready to turbocharge your Agile journey? Join us as we sit down with Agile maestro, Fred Deichler, who unveils the secrets of the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel. This powerful self-improvement tool is for those of you who’ve mastered the Scrum Guide and are hungry for that next level. We don't just stop there. We also discuss the intriguing Sh…
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Can you bounce back from failure, embrace change and set a compelling vision for your team? Join us for this riveting dialogue with Matt Warden, CEO of Double Line Consulting, as he unpacks these questions, driven by his unique journey from a software engineer to a CEO. We discuss the realities of stepping into the sales arena, the inevitable encou…
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Meet our special guest on The Agile Within, David Adeoye Abodunrin, a highly respected Agile Transformation Coach all the way from London. Brace yourself to traverse the intriguing journey from merely 'doing' Agile to truly 'being' Agile, as we shine a light on the transformation it entails. With David's engaging real-life anecdotes, we decode the …
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What if your work meetings could be super productive and you could lead your team to new heights with the power of emotional intelligence? Get ready to explore these possibilities with our distinguished guest, Fred Deichler, an Agile coach and regular conference speaker. Immerse yourself in a thrilling exploration of the Agile Coaching Growth Wheel…
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Have you ever questioned the crucial role your inner child plays in team dynamics or how understanding your personality type can enhance your relationships? Our esteemed guest, Clarissa Burt, a luminary in personal growth and development, sheds light on these intriguing aspects and guides us on a journey of self-discovery and growth. Together, we u…
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Promise a fresh take on Agile training in our latest podcast episode. Join us as we engage with Mike Lyons from Kairise, a company that's transforming the traditional Agile training landscape with their self-paced, cost-effective solutions. Discover how you can gain a firm grasp of Agile methodologies without the usual time and financial constraint…
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I had the pleasure of speaking again with Jurgen Appelo in regards to his work on the Unfix model. He and his team have taken the work on Team Topologies and extended it with a number of organizational patterns. As he says they are like organizational lego blocks that allow you to visualize and experiment with different organizational structures wh…
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Ready to unravel the mysteries of your mind and how it perceives change? Join us with brilliant change agent and entrepreneur, Pia Wendelbo, as we traverse the terrain of the dual process theory, illuminating the dual ways our brains process decisions. Pia takes us on her recent personal journey, moving to Spain's warmth, and shares how this signif…
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Join us as we step into the world of transformational leadership, with Dr. Karuna Ramanathan, our esteemed guest for the episode, who has a rich history as a naval warship captain, leadership transformation architect, and globally certified coach. Brace yourself for a riveting conversation about the dynamic role executives play in leading change wi…
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Can you imagine transforming the stifling patterns of your daily interactions into liberating dialogues? Join us as we unravel the complexities of interpersonal dynamics with psychologist, speaker, and author Dr. Carrie Johansson. Dr. Carrie enlightens us about the drama triangle, characterized by the roles of bully, rescuer, and victim, and how th…
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Ever found yourself trapped in the waterfall of traditional team dynamics, yearning for the agility of mountain goats? Dr. Carrie Johansson, a seasoned psychologist, guides us on a transformative hike from these rigid systems to the peak of adaptability. Drawing from her own experiences trekking through the Appalachian and Rocky Mountains, she open…
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Steve and Andy discuss blog posts that have caught their attention on Scrum.org & Prokanban.org In this episode they talk about “A New Era in Collaboration: Asynchronous Meetings” By Mehmet Yitmen and “Trying to Keep things Simple - ‘Ready’” by Paul Ralton Links and Sources: A New Era in Collaboration: Asynchronous Meetings - https://www.scrum.org/…
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Ever wonder how to navigate the complexities of entrepreneurship, or how to manage a distributed team across different time zones? Join us for an insightful chat with Sardor Akhmedov, who wears multiple hats as a tech entrepreneur, CRO, managing partner at Jafton.com, and an angel investor at Fathom AI. Sardor's journey from a student to co-owner o…
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What if you could navigate the hybrid work trend seamlessly and stand out in today's saturated job market? Join us for a fascinating conversation with Leslie Pomerleau, a national recruiter in the tech space, as she unpacks the rapid shift from fully remote to hybrid work - a change affecting 85-90% of jobs today. Leslie sheds light on the complexi…
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Ever thought about how to turn a potentially disruptive disagreement into a constructive conversation? Well, we've got insights galore from Mark Wavle of Unstuck Agile who's graced us with his wisdom and experiences in the realm of conflict management. Get ready to soak up some real-life instances and practical solutions that you can apply to your …
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Ready for a deep dive into the intricate dynamics of team conflict? Let's dissect it together. I'm your host, Greg Miller, and joining me is Mark Wavle, the brains behind Unstuck Agile. We've put our heads together to bring you a fresh perspective on conflict in team settings. We're not shying away from the tension, we're embracing it, unpacking wh…
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In episode 2, we continue our deep dive into labels. This time we uncover the dangers of labeling others. Mark and Greg share stories of how they've labeled others in their own lives and consequences they've had to deal with as a result. We explore labeling others limits us to seeing just one aspect of the individual, and prevents us from seeing th…
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With American football mini-camp just around the corner, Mark and Greg re-group (huddle) to discuss labels. We start off talking about the history of labels in branding and merchandising and jump off into a discussion of how labels can be used on people too. These labels can have lots of value believe it or not. They make us feel safe and have a se…
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Steve and Andy discuss blog posts that have caught their attention on Scrum.org. In this episode they talk about “How to Choose the Right Sprint Length in Scrum” By Staphanie Ockerman and “Agile Principles - Business People & Developers Must work together daily” by Simon Kneafsey. Links and Sources: Stephanie's article on Sprint Length: https://www…
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In part 2 of our discussion with Michelle, we learn how to overcome resistance. Now that we understand WHY some people resist change, we will discover HOW to overcome that resistance. Greg steps up to the challenge, and presents Michelle with a real-world scenario that he needs help overcoming. In the process, we learn Michelle's multi-step process…
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In this podcast episode, Steve Trapps and Sjoerd Kranendonk discuss the upcoming Scrum Facilitators Conference. The main theme of the conference is original content, ensuring that attendees will experience something new and valuable. The conference aims to create a friendly and inclusive environment, where speakers have the freedom to experiment wi…
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Recorded in Paris, at the Scrum.org Face to Face event for Professional Scrum Trainers (PST). Scrum Facilitators own PST Sjoerd hosts Magdalena Kucharska, Kate Hobler and Pawel Mysliwiec. In this episode of the Scrum Facilitators Community Podcast, the participants discuss the topic of understanding Scrum and the challenges associated with it. They…
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In this episode, we welcome Agile Leadership Coach, Michelle Pauk to the mic. Michelle helps us understand why folks are so change resistant by walking us through the SCARF model. This model will help you identify reasons why so many people resist change of any type, not just Agile! By using this model, you can identify the type of resistance you m…
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I joined Brian Milner from MountainGoat Software and we chatted on the Agile Mentor Podcast. Enjoy this cross posted podcast from Brian. I always enjoy speaking with him. Join Brian and his guest Bob Payne as they discuss the principles of lean thinking and how they apply to Agile methodologies. In this episode of the “Agile Mentors” Podcast, Brian…
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Sjoerd speaks with Astrid Poot: artist, rebel, designer - making people happier, stronger and more autonomous. We include many topics and ideas in to the discussion, like ethics in design, the power of great stories, system change and more. Astrid has created lots of tools to simplify the topic of ethics to help people express their values and idea…
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In this episode of The Huddle, Greg and Mark discuss prioritization and focus. We explore how they go hand-in-hand, and how you can avoid some pitfalls when addressing each. We also share some cautionary tales of what not to do and the consequences involved. Greg and Mark also share a few stories from their personal experience that can serve as a w…
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Failure. We've all experienced it. Some more than others. And when it happens, how do we handle it. Cry? Run? Get depressed? Life is over? I'm a failure thinking? In this episode, we dive further into the topic of failure, and how we often perceive ourselves when we experience it. We welcome special guest Patty Aluskewicz to share her thoughts on t…
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Welcome to The Huddle! The Huddle is an every other month episode where Mark and Greg discuss a current topic. These episodes will be published in between episodes that feature a guest. Mark and Greg are big American football fans, and decided to give these episodes this name due to that. In this episode, we discuss the current layoff environment i…
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I had the pleasure of appearing on The Scaling Tech Podcast with Arin Sime and David Alfaro. Great conversation and I hope you enjoy their other eposodes. We cover a lot of topics and I focus on putting agility back into Agile. https://scalingtechpod.com/ep14-bob-payne-on-has-agile-lost-the-plot/ The YouTube video is here: https://youtu.be/i-RxivPG…
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I had the pleasure of appearing on the Coaching Conversation podcast with my old friend Salah Elleithy. I always enjoy chatting with Salah and hope you enjoy some of his other podcasts. https://soundcloud.com/sparkagility If you want to watch it on youtube you can find that version here. https://youtu.be/0mH6cZXKdKo…
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Humility! It's not a defined value of Scrum or Agile, but it's an important behavior to exhibit if you want to be successful in Agile. As a matter of fact, if you don't stay humble you may fall into the trap of thinking that you know more than you think you do. This is especially true when planning a piece of development work. In this episode, we t…
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In this slightly different episode than usual, Sjoerd and Steve answer some of the questions asked by our Podcast guests over the last year. What did Steve want to become when he was a kid? What was the last thing Sjoerd did for the first time? AND what does Steve commit to and then instantly regret it? Are you working with Scrum/Agile and have sim…
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The show is back in 2023 with a new format, and a co-host. Mark Metze has joined Greg. We will publish every month instead of weekly, and plan to rotate between having a guest and talking amongst ourselves. In this episode, we introduce Mark, and reveal our first guest for the following episode. So, join us for a re-start as we help you be more Agi…
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I spoke with Ulrich and Marie Lages at the Business Agility 2022 conference. We talked about the radical reorganization that they undertook at Ibeo Automotive Systems. Ulrich is the founder of this Automotive Parts Manufacturing company and developed the LIDAR system that is used in many autonomous vehicles. Marie and Ulrich discuss the radical res…
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