KISS Your Work Stress Good Bye

What stresses you at work? For our Mental Model Dōjō session on March 20, 2024, we tackled the topic of … Read More

7 Telltale Signs of Waterfall Agile

waterfall agile [ˈwɔːtəfɔːl aj-ahyl]: the paradoxical phenomenon observed in large organizations where agile transformation is attempted to be delivered with … Read More

Authentic Conversations and the Art of Feedbacking

Watch on YouTube References Transcript Why is it so hard to have an authentic conversation? The type of conversation that … Read More

Curious Active Listening Mindset (CALM) as a Leadership Modality

Directional Talk, or Dialogue? Previously I shared CALM for receiving critical feedback. You can also have a Curious Active Listening … Read More

How to Receive Critical Feedback in a Breeze: Try CALM – “Curious Active Listening Mindset”

Receiving critical feedback is dreadful. Our defensive routines get triggered and however we might understand that the feedback giver is … Read More

Feed-Forward Positive Feedback with the FFF Feed-Forward Formula

When we think of feedbacking, we tend to just do “corrective feedbacking”; i.e. feedbacking on things to improve. Don’t do … Read More

Radical Candor: My Go To Feedback Routine

Radical Candor: Care Personally, Challenge Directly Scott’s idea is that guidance is praise and criticism. And the best way to … Read More