Reading Time: 3 minutes The Gruffalo is a metaphor for fear, dauntlessness, and the luck of the tiny ones when getting great by using their phantasy only. Use a soft toy as challenge cup to show your appreciation.
Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available – online or offline, so to speak "physical objects" – to foster team building.
Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available to facilitate, measure and visualize happiness on the project and team level.
Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available to give or facilitate appreciation. The range spans from techniques to moderate or facilitate workshops, to online services and physical objects to show recognition at the business place.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In most organisations, recognition and financial reward go one for the other. This approach misses the point of recognition: people are motivated by more than money. Six rules by With Jurgen Appelo to give rewards and to increase people’s performance and enjoyment.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Ball Point Game is a great opportunity to introduce people to basic agile principles and values in a fun and all-senses involving way. It simulates an agile production process. It is basically an analog of the scrum process. The team will self-organize and form a process based on the rules provided. The objective is to pass as many balls as possible in the given timeboxes through the team by following certain rules.
The objective is to pass as many balls as possible in the given timeboxes through the team following certain rules. Dropped balls reduce as "defects" the final result.
The game is a great opportunity to introduce people to basic agile principles and values in a fun and all-senses involving way.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Everybody becomes happy when getting a "Thank you", or be rewarded and be encouraged by a job well done. In the 21.th century business world financial bonus systems do not work anymore to motivate people properly. Instead, by following a few simple rules, you can reward and recognise employees effectively.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Imagine, your organisation wants to introduce metrics and KPIs expecting strategic improvements. How should you behave? Here are 15 antipatterns to spoil any initiative.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Brown bag lunches are a format for internal employee training. They are an opportunity for employees to gather at lunchtime to share information about topics of interest in an informal setting. The meetings are either structured or unstructured and are used to transfer knowledge, solve problems, brainstorm and build trust among attendees.