A Fun, Remote Demo of the Benefits of Self-Organization

Timing – Approximately 30 minutes to run the exercise, including debrief, but you need to set up the ‘boards’ in advance. Overview I was trying to find a remote exercise to help with some coaching I was doing for new teams, where all team members are working remotely. I couldn’t find anything that really worked for me so I put this together. It’s a quick…

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Piggy Bank Scrum Simulation in Remote

With the arrival of Covid, I was looking for a replacement for the Ball Point and the Airplane Building games I would run during my in-class sessions. This game uses the foundations of the Coin game and adds a twist with coins of different values and adding the scrum framework for actions. This is a mash up of the coin game and scrum to make an entertaining online experience.

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.…

Online Taboo Game

It is a fun game to play both with individuals or teams. — How to create cards? You can find a template for Taboo cards under this link. ( At the beginning I have just used a Powerpoint / Keynote slides to create cards, which also worked fine). Then it is time to prepare the cards. — How many cards should be prepared? If you…

The online pencil challenge

I used to play the famous Ball Point Game  when providing Scrum training or introducing the Agile and Scrum way of working in teams. Now with all the remote sessions and training’s I created a nice and energetic online replacement. Instead of tennis balls the participants choose an object everyone have. For example a pen. The learning goals are: learn to estimate feel how it…