To truly create spaces where change is inevitable, we need to create space to bring in the new & the unknown. We need to bringing learning as part of our culture.
The learning minute is just that, a quick, 1 minute learning space that you can take to your teams.
We send it a couple of times a week. You can get it weekly or as they are published.
Please let us know how you end up using them and which one’s added the most value.
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RECENT LEARNING MINUTES
There are a number of thinking patterns that compromise Agility and collaboration. One of the more common is the need to be right. Think about it. How often do you find yourself in a conversation with someone that ends up going round and round in circles because the other person just won’t listen ? You […]
One of the aspects of a shift to Agile that is more difficult to live is transferring decision making powers to teams. This is especially so when priorities change and we get unplanned work that disrupts the sprint. If your Product Owner or Executive say this needs to happen, we tend to say Yes without […]
We talk about creating Trust a lot, but what does it mean ? What are the characteristics of Trust ? Ontological coaching describes trust using 5 aspects, which make up the word RISK (well almost) The R stands for reliability. We tend to not trust people who aren’t reliable. The S stands for Sincerity. If […]
How do you create teams that are cross-functional ? How often are we sitting with key resources who are the only one’s who know how to do something and don’t have the time to spend training up others ? This is where the reverse shadow come into play. Normally what we would do is assign […]
Most of us at some time have had a bash at keeping a plant alive. How do you do it ? When it dies, what do you do ? Do you shout at the plant and give it an official warning and perhaps a really lousy performance appraisal ? You don’t right ? When a […]
What we think about people is how we treat them. We tend to come from the belief that every day, the people we meet got up and said, “Today I am going to be grumpy and rude and make everyone’s life a misery! “ No-one wants to have a bad day! No-one wants to be […]
You have a jar. It is for sweets. You have been told that the jar must always be full – there will be severe consequences if you have an empty jar. In fact, your jar should at all times be full. The problem is that sweets don’t come all the time, sometimes there are just […]
Can you describe something that is courageous ? (Ask the team) Listen for a story that describes a courageous act – someone doing something that everyone else was too terrified to do. Then ask the team to think about a time when they did something courageous. Pause for 10 seconds. Got it ? Right! What […]