How To Strengthen Your Scrum Fundamentals

10 Steps To Strengthen Your Scrum Fundamentals

Here are some simple steps you can take from the comfort of wherever you might be to strengthen your Scrum Fundamentals. Initial Self-Assessment Assess where you are right now by taking the Scrum Scrum Open Assessment & Product Owner Open Assessment . Start...
Excluded From Scrum Teams...?

10 Questions To Help You Get Your First Break On A Scrum Team

Are you trying to get your first break on a Scrum Team and getting sick and tired of being rejected? Not because you lack the ability but because you lack the experience? Would you like some tips from someone who has trained, coached, and observed thousands of Scrum...
A Professional Scrum Product Owner

THE PROFESSIONAL SCRUM PRODUCT OWNER: A STARTER JOB DESCRIPTION

THE PRODUCT OWNER (PO) (This definition is based on the November 2017 version of the Scrum Guide, available at - https://scrumguides.org/scrum-guide.html) The Product Owner is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who maximizes the value stakeholders get from the product. No...
Navigating The Choppy Waters of Enabling Self-Organizing Scrum Teams

10 Questions, 1 Belief and 1 Goal: Navigating the Choppy Waters of Self-Organization

POWERFUL QUESTION Like many trainers, I probably learn more from my students than my students learn from me. When students come hungry to learn, they ask the most thought-provoking questions that take me on treasure hunts that reveal powerful insights. One such...
3 Cups of Tea

How 3 Cups of Tea With Marshall Goldsmith Can Enable Self-Organizing Scrum Teams

One of the biggest challenges I have observed in professional adoption of Scrum is that team members (especially me) resist the need to address concerns with other team members 1x1, in a courageous and compassionate way. As human beings, we tend to avoid conflict by...
10 Steps To Strengthen Your Scrum Fundamentals

10 Steps To Strengthen Your Scrum Fundamentals

Here are some simple steps you can take from the comfort of wherever you might be to strengthen your Scrum Fundamentals. Initial Self-Assessment Assess where you are right now by taking the Scrum Scrum Open Assessment & Product Owner Open Assessment . Start...

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10 Questions To Help You Get Your First Break On A Scrum Team

10 Questions To Help You Get Your First Break On A Scrum Team

Are you trying to get your first break on a Scrum Team and getting sick and tired of being rejected? Not because you lack the ability but because you lack the experience? Would you like some tips from someone who has trained, coached, and observed thousands of Scrum...

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10 Coaching Questions To Enable Self-Organization

10 Coaching Questions To Enable Self-Organization

As a recovering manager I want to stop solving problems for teams So that I can enable self-organization... One of the biggest reasons I failed my first attempt at the Scrum.org PSM-1 assessment was that I had a habit of solving problems I had no business solving. Ken...

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