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I was recently invited to give a talk at TEDx Durham University. The talk was recorded and is now hosted on the TEDx YouTube channel. You can find the video here: Balance Your Per…
I wanted you to be among the first to let you know that FrontRowAgile.com is hosting a raffle to give away a streaming license of my newest video training course: “Scrum Mastery: F…
I have just launched my first eLearning course based on my Scrum Mastery book. I've been thinking about online training for a long time and I must admit it took me a while to getti…
I often get asked “what do you think the most important skill is for a ScrumMaster?” And actually my answer would be the same even if the question was “what do you think the most …
We can't be self-organising because management are too hands on. I can't delegate because my team don't have the experience or desire to take responsibility. Ever felt yourself t…

Is one of the reasons we cannot find the perfect product owner, the fact that dealing with perfection is itself so difficult?

How We Avoided Our Own Traps While Writing ‘The Coach’s Casebook’ About a year ago we set about writing a book together about the most common traits which we encounter when working…

Instead of looking at what other people need to do, sometimes we might ask what we should be doing, or not doing.

New Year's Resolutions are typically about making some changes. It's a tradition that involves looking back at the last 12 months (or perhaps longer) and making a commitment to mak…
"The best is the enemy of the good" - Voltaire One of the biggest barriers we impose on ourselves is the desire to get things perfect. This is something that I see in all aspects …
This is a question that I get asked almost on a weekly basis and it seems to be a perennial problem for many organisations. I can't say that I have a magic answer to this but I hav…
I would say that, in the introductions part of 90% of the training courses that I run, at least one person will introduce themselves by saying something like "Hi. I'm Dave. I work …