In a course on Sociocracy 3.0 (S3) I learnt about the consent decision making. It seems to me that this is a very mighty pattern that could totally change the way we make decisions and even how we come to an understanding. It’s not about democracy and perhaps even more astonishingly it’s not about accurate argumentation, either. „How S3 could influence the way we discuss“ weiterlesen
A couple of weeks ago a had a discussion with some students about how to communicate respectfully with customers and how to address oneself in certain situations: One or I or we? Language can be a means to construct relationships and culture – with customers and within a team. „There is no „I“ in Team – Or are there?“ weiterlesen
The economic struggle makes Scrum at Scale into a money-factor. While doing projects you have to consider what features actually have business value. But value isn’t only a questions of making money. There are other factors that are linked indirectly to money. Or that are even not at all connected to it. „How to measure value“ weiterlesen
Someone asked me how you can improve interpersonal communication. I needed a while before I understood the question: It is about the process of finding solutions and of what these solutions can be. I use to work iteratively. That way you get a lot of feedback and insights in the problem and the possible solutions while working on new tools for communication.
How good are you in telling people bad news? The better you can talk about problems the better the solutions will be. Agile values value bad news and help you talking about them. „Talking about bad news“ weiterlesen
It is a known fact that personal communication is a key to success in agile environments: You need to communicate to collaborate and self-organize as a team. That means: You need to have certain soft skills, especially social und and communicative competencies. „Agile Communication and Soft Skills“ weiterlesen
Sociocracy 3.0 provides structures of stability. It is based on patterns that structure communicative interactions to collaborate as equivalents. The triangle can symbolize this: Ever forgotten to buy a cross-brace at IKEA and watching your shelf collapse? The triangle is what gives a square shelf stability… „The Triangle of Stability“ weiterlesen