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…

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┬áblog 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.…

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…