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Extremely efficient and effective meetings – Participant Checklist

Extremely efficient and effective meetings – Participant Checklist

I previously wrote a series of articles titled “Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations” on how to run extremely efficient and effective meetings.  In the series I deep dive on a set of practices and actions to have successful and satisfying meetings. More important than the practices are the core principles behind them and the mindset required […]

Extremely efficient and effective meetings – Facilitator Checklist

Extremely efficient and effective meetings – Facilitator Checklist

I previously wrote a series of articles titled “Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations” on how to run extremely efficient and effective meetings.  In the series I deep dive on a set of practices and actions to have successful and satisfying meetings. More important than the practices are the core principles behind them and the mindset required […]

Update yourself

A manifesto for Scrum adoption in your life. Assuming you already heard about Agile, Scrum, Sprints and Retrospectives. As in any scrum team, the iterative and incremental process culminate in a retrospective, where members receive and elaborate feedback, taking actions to inspect and correct behaviours, remove obstacles, fix issues. If we are in an Agile […]

Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 3: After the meeting

Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 3: After the meeting

This is the third of a series of articles about Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations. In the first article, we have covered that a successful meeting starts with good preparation.In the second article, I wrote about how to conduct and participate in a meeting achieving the desired goal successfully.  In this part, I am going to cover […]

Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 2: During the meeting

Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 2: During the meeting

In the first part of this series titled “Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 1: Before the meeting“, I have covered how to prepare for successful meeting. In this article, I will talk about how to ensure the success of a meeting. The distinction between the meeting organiser and meeting invitee mentioned in […]

Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 1: Before the meeting

Successful Meetings in High Performing Organisations – Part 1: Before the meeting

A successful meeting starts with good preparation. Preparing (for) the meeting is not only the responsibility of the organiser. Everyone must play their part. Assuming a meeting is needed or unavoidable, a good meeting invitation should contain all the necessary information.Of course the date, time and place (physical or virtual) but also the topic, agenda, […]

How a strong team culture helps the team heal

Making errors is part of the job. We don’t know what and when but we know that will happen. It can happen many times a day or a week, at work as well as in our everyday lives. Someone says that the only way to avoid mistakes is doing nothing. I disagree. Sometimes, not taking action is […]

Changes are Welcome

There are different levels of understanding Agile.The first one is where you care about rules. You take every best practice, guide, book, training suggestion and you make a strict process out of context and without interpreting the reality. That’s not Agile. That’s you using Agile to cover your need of implementing bureaucratic policies.That’s you not willing […]

Protect your work from home space from toxicity

Protect your work from home space from toxicity

A year ago, many countries took the first measures to tackle the emerging pandemic due to COVID-19. Lockdown, working from home, social distancing…Experts aren’t certain if we’ll be back to normality by 2022 or we will just prolong current habits and lifestyle to establish a new norm. Will companies let employees work from home or from […]