In this episode, Anna joined Shahin to talk about Burnout, Technology, and Personal Growth.

The following have been topics of our conversation:

  • Burnout, stress, and self-care.
  • NLP and its role in communication.
  • NLP and its effectiveness in personal growth.
  • NLP and coaching with a focus on organizational change.
  • Work-life balance and self-validation.
  • Feedback, burnout, and mental health.

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In this episode, ⁠⁠Shahin⁠⁠ talks about Kanban Ninja, KLR and New Open Space.

The following have been topics of our conversation:

  • Insights from attending Kanban Leadership Retreat in San Diego
  • Customized open space format for efficient topic selection and discussion.
  • “Kanban ninjas” session in KLR23 to teach techniques for using Kanban method without telling people, focusing on efficiency and effectiveness
  • Techniques to smooth burndown chart in scrum fashion, including “look right, look up, look left” rule.
  • Encouraging team members to take ownership of tasks by providing excuses for not completing them.
  • Discussing techniques like “last one to the meeting” and “CFD with arrival and departure rates” to improve team productivity and time management.
  • Encouraging teams to celebrate small victories and identify areas for improvement.
  • Assume positive intent keeps a healthy atmosphere in the team.
  • Introducing a color-coding voting technique to help teams identify areas for improvement in Kanban maturity model.
  • Discussing techniques like “What do you really do well?” to uncover sources of dissatisfaction in a team conversation.

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In this episode, Fahd joined Shahin to talk about Embracing Failure, Coaching, and Clear Goals.

The following have been topics of our conversation:

  • The following have been topics of our conversation:
  • Breaking down a large program into smaller teams.
  • Letting things play out and not being afraid of coaching.
  • The importance of welcoming failure and pauses.
  • Recommendation for people starting their journey.
  • Iterative development and iterative development.
  • The importance of being a service leader.
  • Assume positive intent keeps a healthy atmosphere in the team.
  • The challenge of having clear goals.

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In this episode, Horia joined Shahin to talk about Kanban and Various Aspects of Coaching & Consulting, as part of the Kanban Clinic series.

The following have been topics of our conversation:

  • Collaboration is the main mechanism to untangle the system.
  • One of our responsibilities is to manage our own workload.
  • What is your self-care as a coach & How to avoid burnout in your career?
  • How do you deal with changes?
  • Basic steps for listeners to get to a trustful environment.
  • Collaboration, alignment and teamwork.
  • Hacking the culture of agile & the evolution of agile at each level.
  • Correlation between agile practices and culture.

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In this episode, Craeg joined Shahin to talk about Kanban and Various Aspects of Coaching & Consulting, as part of the Kanban Clinic series.

The following have been topics of our conversation:

  • From extreme programming to Kanban.
  • The differences between implementing kanban at the organizational level vs. the team level.
  • The importance of having a beginner mindset.
  • Other branches of kanban, exploring different aspects.
  • Differentiating and differentiating from cheap knockoff kanban.
  • Taking kanban beyond teams and groups to enterprise level.
  • Portfolio kanban and strategy level kanban.
  • How kanban helps with visualization and leadership.
  • Finding opportunities to use kanban tools.

Note: It is the speaker’s intent to add that Nimble, formerly known as Swif, does not suffer from the limitation implied.

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In this episode, Carlos joined Shahin to talk about the product and innovation.

The following have been topics of our conversation:

  • The secret sauce of becoming a successful learner and being able to apply that.
  • Identifying where to start in the customer journey.
  • Don’t be afraid to fail.
  • The two ways to look at innovation: solving problems and improving the overall experience.
  • The two ways to look at innovation: incremental or breakthrough.
  • The challenge of getting a shared understanding in the room.

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In this episode, Andreas joined Shahin to talk about Dependencies and Scalability in Kanban, as part of Kanban Clinic series.

Kanban Clinic - Dependencies and Scalability in Kanban

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Dependency management in Kanban vs waterfall.
  • Kanban management of dependencies vs Scrum.
  • How to implement business agility in your organization.
  • Kanban, simple or complicated?
  • Kanban v.s. Scrum
  • The easiest way to understand Kanban fully.

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In this episode, Jason joined Shahin to talk about Lean Change, Modern Change and Agile Change and much more.

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Lean Change Management
  • Modern Change Management
  • Agile in Startup and Large Orgs, and in Different Pockets
  • Lean Startup Machine
  • Enterprise Aware
  • Exceptional Change
  • Who is Responsible for Change?
  • That Change Show

The followings we have referenced:

  • Becoming a Change Artist – Jerry Weinberg
  • Are your lights on?
  • The secrets of consulting
  • The psychology of computer programming
  • Virginia Satir Ecosystem
  • MIT’s Leading Organization Change

In this episode, Ricardo joined Shahin to talk about Practical Agile; and indulge in an in-depth conversation on Agile through time from trenches to executives, and much more.

Quotes from this session:

  • Coach please come on in, help us with this. That’s the dream scenario.
  • Never hire Agile Coaches that are gonna tell you what they are going to do to make things better.
  • The one thing I recommend is never to be a hero!
  • Hiring for Leader: I am hiring you for how you think. I can teach you what you do not know. But I can’t teach you how to think.

The following has been topics of our conversation:

  • Scrum Fit and/or Kanban Fit
  • CSP through times – Scrum Alliance
  • Coaching & Consulting Stories
  • 10 years of Agile
  • How to start Agile
  • Don’t stop at Scrum

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