Why I Began Drinking Dog Champagne

Why A Scrum.org Workshop Made Me Start Making And Drinking Alcohol

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. I am more than 45 years old and I am trying to prove them wrong. Let me explain. SPRING CHICKEN When I was a spring chicken, I wanted to be like all the cool kids. And what the cool kids were doing was drinking alcohol....
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 Read the Scrum Guide and assess where you are right now by taking the Scrum Scrum Open Assessment & Product Owner Open...
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...
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 Read the Scrum Guide and assess where you are right now by taking the Scrum Scrum Open Assessment & Product Owner Open...

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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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