I currently experiment with games to show participants of my workshops how communication does (not) work and where the challenges are. The newest prototype is a communications domino. It looks a bit like domino and it works about the same, except… Well, see for yourself.
TweetGestern durfte ich am Meetup Agile HR in Zürich meine Überlegungen zur Kommunikation auf Augenhöhe vorstellen. Ich habe viele Beispiele mitgebracht und das Publikum hat intensiv diskutiert.
„Agile Kommunikation – Bin ich auf Augenhöhe“ weiterlesen
This week I spent a few days at a course on sociocracy 3.0. It was very inspiring and I had a lot of learnings regarding collaboration and communication. I’ll write about this later. Today I want to set a perspective on a very special learning I had on the side of the course: Un-learning works better with an outside perspective.
„Learn to un-learn“ weiterlesen
It’s almost a year since I started writing here about agile communication. When I set up the site I chose to go with images of penguins. And now I think it’s time to write something about my experiences in Antarctica.
„A detour in Antarctica: What makes a team (Part I)“ 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
There are a lot of tools and techniques to improve the quality of communication. But what can we do to actually better communicate? Here comes an example on how to use planning poker and question techniques to jumpstart and adjust group dynamics in communication.
„How to improve communication – Use questions for steering group dynamics“ 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.
Meine erste Erfahrung mit agiler Didaktik liegt schon ein paar Jahre zurück. Ich habe damals, im Team-Teaching, einen Kurs in der Form des Problem Based Learning (PBL) angeboten. Das Ergebnis hatte mich damals etwas enttäuscht. Es ist zwar gut gelaufen, ich habe mich aber gefragt: “Wars das jetzt?”
„Agile Didaktik“ weiterlesen