Setting Clear Objectives, Goals, and Working Agreements
Try Pair Testing in 2018
Find Your Personal Impact / Motivation
Liftoff (Book) by Diana Larsen & Ainsley Nies – provides specific methods for “agile chartering” to help teams define their vision, and then write mission and mission tests to guide activities supportive of the vision
Mile High Agile 2018 (Live Event) – Inspired by being in Denver, consider checking out the annual Mile High Agile conference being held in Denver, CO on May 21 & 22, 2018 – great conference with open space to learn from others
Don’t just attend a conference, go present at it (Personal Development) – If you’ve attended a conference before, consider getting involved by presenting a session at a 2018 conference somewhere – lots of call for papers are open this time of year (early 2018), so consider helping improve the agile community by sharing what you know in 2018 – if you wait ‘til next year, you’ll only be another year older!
Liberating Structures - helpful and well designed frameworks for specific types of strategic conversations - references available on the web at plus a Mobile App and also in print.
LIVE EVENT - Imposter Syndrome: Innovation Killer Among Us - Wednesday morning, November 8, 2017 in the Kansas City area - Join Billie Schuttpelz after the Lean Agile KC conference to recreate the audacious salon experience from Agile2017 and learn more about Imposter Symdrome and how it impacts all of us.
Team First Development - 3-minute Improv games to improve team dynamics, collaboration and communication - all the essentials to have a great team
Live Event - Agile Midwest 2017 - Join @theagilefactor at the Midwest’s Largest non-profit agile conference - check out our program of 40 agile talks and a keynote by Tricia Broderick (Conference Chair for Agile2017) on growing leadership - conference sessions are held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 & be sure to attend Open Space, facilitated by @theagilefactor, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Register at: https://www.agilemidwest.org/
Talk - Mozilla’s attempt to bring back civil conversation to the Internet
Missouri Mule - IPA from Piney River Brewing Company
Amos and Craig head out to a Brewery...Yes, a Brewery, and talk Josh Stacy, one of the co-owners of Public House Brewing Company. They talk about learning from our mistakes, continuous improvement, scaling, producing quality, and, of course, making beer.