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So far Richard Kasperowski has created 40 blog entries.

Can You Be More Intentional About Meetings?

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash Hands up, who loves work meetings? Stupid question? You’re probably rolling your eyes, not raising your hand in affirmation. A slew of workplace memes and Dilbert cartoons mock the stereotype of compulsory, oppressive, time-wasting endurance sessions. Everyone hates meetings. There’s definitely a problem here. According to research [...]

By |2019-03-29T18:04:33-04:00March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vasco Duarte: First Scrum Team Was the Best Team of My Life

First Scrum Team Was the Best Team of My Life Richard Kasperowski interviews Vasco Duarte. Vasco is a long-time Agilist and the host of the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast. Vasco talks about his journey as an Agilist, starting with the time he did Scrum exactly by the book—and it turned out [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:03:54-05:00March 12th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Great Learning Is All About Love

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. - Carl Jung Learning to play the pututu in Peru [...]

By |2019-02-16T10:27:02-05:00February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DiDi Vaz: What Makes a Team Successful Is You Meet Your Objective

What Makes a Team Successful Is You Meet Your Objective Richard Kasperowski interviews DiDi Vaz. DiDi is an Agile coach working on the data sciences platform at the Broad Institute. DiDi and I chat about connection: connection to each other as teammates, and connection to your shared goals. She offers advice on [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:04:00-05:00February 12th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Want your team to be great? Seduce them with questions.

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash Conversation is a big part of human dynamics. How we talk, how we listen, how we communicate our intent: our interactions affect the emotional state of the people around us. During their initial work defining the Core Protocols, Jim and Michele McCarthy focused on work teams. They [...]

By |2019-08-20T20:17:27-04:00January 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yuval Yeret: There’s No One Truth for How to Do Things

There’s No One Truth for How to Do Things Richard Kasperowski interviews Yuval Yeret. Yuval is an Agile coach and trainer at Agile Sparks. Yuval and Richard chat about his best team ever, which he describes as family. He offers advice to listeners working with both f2f and partially distributed teams, and [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:04:29-05:00January 15th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

With Love from Your Awesome Future Self

The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what the last twelve months have brought you and what you’ve learned or done—and to look ahead to the promise of the coming year. It’s a blank page on which you can write whatever future you desire for yourself. A blank page can [...]

By |2018-12-21T00:11:16-05:00December 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abby Fichtner: Figure Out What You Want to Do, and Do It

Figure Out What You Want to Do, and Do It Figure Out What You Want to Do, and Do It Richard Kasperowski interviews Abby Fichtner, the Hacker Chick. Abby is an author, speaker, and innovation ninja. Abby shares the story of her best team ever, the founding team at the Harvard [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:04:41-05:00December 18th, 2018|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Michael Nir: Making Team Magic Happen

Making Team Magic Happen Richard Kasperowski interviews Michael Nir, a keynote speaker and bestselling author with expertise in Lean, Agile, and Gestalt. Michael shares his experience with a team of people from different walks of life, their intention to be part of a great team, and investing the time to make [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:05:19-05:00November 19th, 2018|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Love, Friendship, and High-Performance Teams

What is love? Many great writers, artists, and philosophers have tried to define love over the years. They’ve all approached it from different perspectives and produced some interesting answers. I won’t compete with the romantics here. My interest is in workplace relationships and teams. After working for so long with the Core Protocols and observing teams that have high [...]

By |2018-10-26T11:36:05-04:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments