About Corinna BaldaufHi there! I spent the last years facilitating Scrum and Kanban - delving into agile, lean, systems thinking and communication. In August 2013 I'll start a 6 months Sabbatical to figure out where I want to go next. Back to my roots as a web developer? Consulting? Writing? Apparently I'll start with the latter as I plan to release a book on retrospectives in September.
Category Archives: Communication
Today my Twitter timeline contained a transformative gem, something that will help me reserve judgement and connect better to others: A 3-hour video of a workshop on Non-Violent-Communication. Normally the 3 hours would have put me off. As would the … Continue reading
Feedback is important. Only by knowing how our actions affect others do we know what works and what doesn’t. Feedback becomes more effective, when it is frequent, timely and specific. Frequent Giving feedback only at quarterly or yearly reviews wastes … Continue reading
Have you ever had regular One-on-Ones (“O3s”)? If not, I think you’re missing out. Mark Horstman and Mike Auzenne describe them as: 30 minute conversation every (other) week Between a manager and one of her team members. (Each team member gets … Continue reading
Last year, while studying the program of Agile 2011 I read about “Dinner with a Stranger” for the first time: Socializing and networking are an integral part of Agile2011. If you’ll be attending Agile2011 alone, make sure to stop by … Continue reading
I’ve just spend a lovely weekend at FrOSCon, the “Free and Open Source Software Conference”, in Bonn. One of the talks I attended was “Projektstatus: Nachrichten vom anderen Stern” (“Project status: Messages from a different star”) about communication. I wish … Continue reading