Categorie: Teams

Giving feedback honestly and effectively with Non-Violent Communication

Personal feedback is not easy to deliver. Often it is either felt as an attack or brought too softly and not clear. So how do you deliver feedback honestly and effectively? Non-Violent Communication might be the answer. I am just done with facilitating a long session. One of the attendants asks: “Can I give you …

The 4 stages of psychological safety

You probably know Psychological Safety is a prerequisite for true innovation. But do you know the 4 stages of psychological safety?

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It’s not a people problem

It’s not a people problem, it’s a situation problem. Here’s why and what to do.

Introverts and extroverts: meeting each other in conflict

Introverts and extroverts have very different needs, especially in a conflict. Here’s how to deal with that.

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Are Agile tools your GPS?

Agile tools that help you with visualising your work, with capturing your users’ needs and with your retrospective are great. Just not an excuse to not have to think anymore.

Tips for digital tools

Digital tools, always a hot issue. Whether you are a distributed team or collocated, you probably want to use some. Here’s the tools I recommend.

I won’t help you

Do those you are “helping” really want to be helped? Or are you only “inflicting help”?

The Productivity Trap

The Productivity Trap. How much time do you spend on really seeking different solutions for a problem? Probably not enough. Why do we try to efficiently build the wrong thing?

Nice team? Overrated!

Your team is getting along nicely, a harmonious team. Nothing wrong there, right? Yes there is!


Measuring Psychological Safety

You have the feeling your team lacks psychological safety, but you’re not sure how to show this. Here’s how to measure it!