Agile

How To Build Psychological Safety In A Remote Team

Psychological safety is an essential ingredient for high-performing teams: probably the single most important ingredient. But how can you build psychological safety in a remote team? In 2016, Google did a huge piece of research into the dynamics of effective teams, called Project Aristotle. Data from more than 200 interviews was crunched using 35 statistical …

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Filling Your Facilitator Toolkit With Clean Language

Recently I’ve done lots of workshops introducing Clean Language to Agile coaches, facilitators and trainers. When I ask why they signed up, many of them share the same metaphor: they wanted more tools for their facilitator toolkit. Of course, as we soon discover, each of them means something slightly different by that phrase. No two …

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How Do Agile Practitioners Benefit From Learning Clean Language?

Fresh from the latest in-person edition of Clean Language For Agile Practitioners, and loving the response to the recorded edition which launched last week, I’ve been thinking again about the benefits to Agile practitioners of learning Clean Language. Here’s my latest summary: Harvest knowledge with greater clarity, depth and context Uncover information, ideas and needs …

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