EFFECTIVE MEETINGS≈ Set an agenda: topics, goals, things to decide≈ Invite all stakeholders, send reminders≈ Go before, make sure room is properly set up≈ During ≈ Ensure it ends on time ≈ Park topics not relevant for purpose ≈ Generate next actions list with owners ≈ Confirm mutual understanding at the end ≈ Visual facilitation≈Send notes about plans, next actions to other stakeholders
I WANT TO HELP MY TEAM MATES GROW,BUT I DONT KNOW HOW
EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK ≈ Michael, may I tell you≈ (Close to the event) something?1. Ask for permission ≈ The last couple of mornings I noticed you were using your cell2. Describe specific phone during the Daily Standup. behavior ≈ When you do that, you send the message that the meeting is not3. Describe impact of important to you and that you dont feel part of the team. In turn, behavior that may affect the way the rest of the team relates to you.4. Discuss next steps ≈ How should we have the daily so that you are more involved?
IN A NUTSHELL≈ DEVELOP YOURSELF ≈ ALWAYS BE IMPROVING – Manage your tasks (GTD, – Give effective feedback Pomodoro, Personal Kanban) – Coach – Learn about process mgmt. – Promote technical excellence (ToC, Lean, Kanban) (reading, dojos, katas, – Gradually influence change conferences) using established patterns≈ ENABLE COLLABORATION – Visual Management (Boards, Metrics) – Facilitate effective meetings – Bring people together (CoP, brown bag, team present.)