SimAgile – a real-life Scrum Simulation

With SimAgile, you can role-play a Scrum Master in a dynamic virtual agile team environment. Experience the Scrum ceremonies from sprint planning, daily standups, backlog refinements, demo, and retrospectives. Be presented with challenging team dynamics and coaching opportunities that simulate real-life agile team problems and opportunities for growth. Guide, coach, and lead your virtual agile team to deliver a minimal viable product. Here is a…

Remote (WFH) Ball Point Game

In March of 2020, I joined a new company as a #scrummaster. Initially, it was to be an in-office position, but due to covid-19, our office went remote (temporarily). While I am thankful to be reaping the benefits of working remotely (decreased carbon footprint/work-life balance), helping spin-up teams remotely has its challenges. One challenge I faced was how to help teams understand flow. One popular…

Building High-Performing Organizations Game – a game for Managers, ScrumMasters & Product Owners

This game focuses on building high-performance Organizations and explores options for an Organization to understand itself and the current state of the work to bring about real, ongoing change. Download the game materials here. Game Style: You use a Portfolio Kanban board as your playing surface. The playing cards are Kanban cards that represent your Product Backlog and cards that represent personalities and challenges that…

Energizer for remote meetings

Idea for a quick energizer, especially for remote/video meetings, when everyone’s in their own workroom. We all know that a good balance between personal life and work is healthy. So what do you have in your personal workplace that gives you energy? What keeps you going? A picture maybe? An object tied to your hobby? Show it in front of the camera and tell the…

Mindset Matching Game

Mindset Matching This game is designed to introduce and/or reinforce the three types of mindsets: Fixed, Growth, and Benefit. Learn about mindset science and how it is critical to transformations in this blog post. The game’s Built-in List includes two categories of playing cards: Paradigm and Scenario. The Paradigm cards represent the outlook a person with a specific mindset may have on multiple aspects of life.…