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20 Ways To Say No

How easy do you find it to say "no"? If you, like many others, often find yourself doing a task you didn't want to do, or didn't really have the time to do well, your people pleas…

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Make your Daily Stand Up Meetings more engaging, valuable and different. In this Lightbulb Talk I share simple ways to sex up your stand up.   [video width="1920" height…
Re-energise your retrospectives! From changing the location, to introducing some play, to encouraging healthy conflict, these ten tips are easy to action and will bring some fun ba…
"Everyone else is better than me. I am not as good as people think I am and I am going to get found out." // Impostor Syndrome This underlying belief can lead to people magnifyi…
If you're looking to create a more self-organising, resilient and pro-active culture in your team or organisation, a coaching approach would be a useful tool to have in your leader…
In the pilot episode of my 3-minute Lightbulb Talks, I look at how we can make it easier for ourselves and others to be more creative and innovative. Fostering Creativity and In…
To be agile, or not to be agile...that is the question! While I am a strong advocate of an agile approach, there are also times when the context or project is not suited to agile. …
The Agile Pubcast presents Geoff Watts, Paul Goddard and a special guest singing for charity. Please donate to a charity of your choice after watching. Original backing track: B…
Over the Christmas period I had one of those moments that make your heart drop into your stomach. I had missed a delivery and got a card saying that I needed to collect my parce…
I received a question from someone recently and it's something I've been asked in various guises over the years. It effectively relates to geographical cultural differences and whe…
Agile42 have just launched a new book for those looking to understand the role of agile coach and the mindset behind the process of 'agile coaching'. For me this is a good thing be…
In Awe of Generalising Specialists One of the things I absolutely love to do is listen to music - with a strong preference for live music. I sometimes like to sing along too. I'…
When most people think of Scrum – and other agile development frameworks or models – they often think of software. This is partly because the agile manifesto contains the word “sof…