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No More Patches, Time to Pivot

From our CEO, Jurgen Appelo:Ever since I started my company Agility Scales, my vision has been pretty clear: organizational change through gamification and new technologies. I had no idea how to achieve this vision, but I knew that the idea made sense….

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Stop Talking and Draw. Together.

I didn’t realize just how many actionable ideas were out there that tap into creativity, collaboration, and communication through drawing. Whether you’re looking to simply introduce some variety or have an outcome in mind, here are 10 activities to try…

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6 Steps to turn your Learning into Action

Have you ever returned from a goldmine of a training session and found, 2 months later, that you’ve hardly used any of the knowledge or ideas that you acquired…or that you’ve forgotten almost everything?I have. But not this time.Last month, I attended …

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5 Agile Community Gems

Valuable gems coming out of our agile changemaker community last week:Do scrum masters really need conflict resolution skills? (no),What to do when a team ‘flakes’ on post-retro actions,How to performance coach individuals using past meeting recordings…

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Turn Learning into Action (and Skill)

Turning Learning into Action (and Skill)As we shared in the past here and here and here, we’re looking at formal learning — workshops, trainings, etc. — as an entry point to the agile innovation cycles the Mind Settlers platform supports.Workshop Scena…

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Technology Decision: extending to iOS and Web

Maybe you’ve heard of it…The Agility Scales team is currently working on new functionality for the Mind Settlers platform. It will be the first component that we make available on iOS, Android and web interfaces.After reviewing many technical direction…

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Help and Advice: May 2019

Here is what people asked for and shared lately through our Slack Community: agile games, capturing management decisions, elephant carpaccio, and delegation board activity.Click on items below to see the conversations in their entirety. If you’re not y…

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Precious Feedback — 9 Ways to Get it

Precious FeedbackEveryone can see value in getting regular client feedback — you need it to constantly improve and deliver a product or service that delights.But what about your own professional work ‘product’? Do you treat it the same way?How often do…

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