Following Your Fear: How to do the things you've always wanted to do
What stops you from doing the things you’ve always wanted to do? What stops teams from being truly great? What hinders most Agile transformations?
That feeling in your gut when deep down you know what you need to do, but you're not sure if you can do it.
We'll examine how Improvisers and artists handle fear and how you can apply these techniques to yourself and to your Agile teams. How you, as a coach, can create safe environments so that your teams can be fearless.
In addition, we'll work hands on with the Fear Follower Canvas to help you move those things you've always wanted to do from the someday pile to done.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
The first half of the session will be an interactive talk delving into what fear is, where it comes from, how people have dealt with it and how it intersects with Agile transformations.
I'll be referencing works from Susan Jeffers, David Bayles, Ted Orland, Simon Sinek, Keith Johnstone, and Del Close.
The second half will be an exercise where the participants will use the Fear Follower Canvas themselves to tackle the things they've been wanting to do.
Understand of fear, how it impedes us, and how we can use it to energize us
How improvisers, artists, and other successful individuals deal with fear
How to use the Fear Follower Canvas to tackle your own fears and challenges
Anyone who has something they've always wanted to do, but haven't done it yet
schedule Submitted 1 year ago
People who liked this proposal, also liked:
toddcharron - Change My View: Moral Foundations Theory and YoutoddcharronAgile Coach and ConsultantPlanning for Failure
schedule 1 year agoSold Out!
Anyone who doesn't agree with me is wrong and not just wrong, but morally repugnant and evil.
What do you think? Is it really likely that everyone that disagrees with you is somehow a monster? Or perhaps it's something else...
Over the last few years we've seen a lot of viewpoint polarization. But why does this happen? And what does this tell us about our approaches to Agile?
In this session we'll look at Moral Foundations Theory and how what we value and hold dear can influence our views on an issue.
We'll also play a game developed at the Agile Games conference based on this framework that will challenge you to take yourself out of your normal comfort zone and see the world from another perspective.
toddcharron - I'd Buy That For A DollartoddcharronAgile Coach and ConsultantPlanning for Failure
schedule 1 year agoSold Out!
What happens if we build it and they don’t come?
Building features no one cares about is not only bad because the feature isn’t getting used, but is also a wasted opportunity that could have been used to build something truly valuable for your customers.
But how would we know?
In many companies, features get prioritized by the HiPPO principle (Highest Paid Person’s Opinion). As it turns out, this is often not the most effective way to prioritize your backlog.
But if not this, then what?
In this workshop we explore what value is, how to talk about it, and how we might measure the value we have achieved.