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Proposing Open Space Technology Sessions

When I am at conferences or events being run using Open Space Technology (learn more about attendee driven conferences), people often ask me “should I propose a open space session?” As we get into the discussion I tend to ask the same core questions:

  • Are you passionate about the topic?
  • Are you clear

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Open Space Conferences – Attendee Created Conferences!

Open Space is one of my favorite types of conferences. I was under the impression that most people in the agile, coaching, and leadership communities knew what Open Space was. I was wrong. Many have never experienced it.I_heart_openspace

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Agile Guru – Telling is not Leading or Coaching. #AgileSafari

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Agile Beyond Software Resources

Thanks to everyone who attended my session “How to be Agile in Non-IT Organizations – Breaking the Software Constraint” at Agile2016 in Atlanta. I’ve included the deck below as well as some other

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Building Antifragile Relationships and Teams

I’ve presented a number of sessions on building antifragile relationships and teams. This post is a summary of the information from the sessions for anyone who attended (or anyone who is interested) as well links to related

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How Agile Goes Bad, Blame, and Options [Agile Safari]

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The Responsibility Process, Context, and Safety

The Responsibility Process™ is a practice (some may argue it’s more or less than a practice) that helps us move towards more self-mastery. Being able to facilitate ourselves is all about emotional intelligence – our ability to recognize and react appropriately in the moment to our

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If you look out at your class and see this, it might mean you have a problem...

Is Your Training Amazing & Engaging? Or does it Smell?

I find many things puzzling. One that is puzzling, frustrating, and annoying is how people continue to use outdated methods to

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