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What?!? …is beyond active listening?

When my son was young, and not responding to my inquiry, I asked if something was wrong with his hearing and he responded: “No mother, my hearing is just fine, it’s my listening that is the problem.” We all know the importance of soft skills—one of the most important being …

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Why a Sunset graph?

The main purpose of the Sunset graph is to monitor the team’s progress while following the project scope. This graph allows you to visualize the project’s progress. It makes it easier for managers to understand, at a high level, the issues encountered by the team. Managers can then focus on …

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With Agility, do self-organizing teams need a manager?

Many of my clients who are managers worry about their role or even their job when we talk about self-organization: “If team members are beginning to self-organize, then what is my role? What will I do if I no longer manage the team? Do I still have my place in …

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Processes that are 2-3 times swifter with Agile Lean

Agile approaches have not only revolutionized the product development practices and the IT industry, they have also put on the forefront a great number of existing practices by simplifying their application and integrating them in a clear and systematic framework. Unfortunately, the recent wave of experts interested in Agile Lean …

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Agile transformationAgile transitionFeature postQuébec

What is your Agility level?

Move on to the next level Have you been practicing Agility for a while or did you just start? How do you measure your level of Agility? Agile diagnosis There are several ways to come up with an answer, but it often raises more questions than answers. Several Agile enthusiasts …

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14 tips to have successful meetings with your distributed team

It’s well known, Agile approaches favor face-to-face conversations and collocated teams.However, depending on projects and clients, it is not always possible. Sometimes, team members are located in different places, have different cultures, and speak different languages. We do not always understand one another when in the same office; imagine when …

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The pool water is cold? What are you waiting for? Dive in!

As Scrum Masters, we sometimes encounter difficulties getting over our discomforts and paradigms. We may be afraid to act or to cause a tidal wave that may swipe someone’s morale and enthusiasm… Maybe sometimes we’re simply afraid of becoming afraid.  

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