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Mary and Tom Poppendieck: Keeping Your Team Together During the Great Resignation

Mary and Tom Poppendieck: Keeping Your Team Together During the Great Resignation In this episode, Richard interviews Mary and Tom Poppendieck. Richard's Agile heroes, the Poppendiecks have written highly influential works on lean software development, including Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit, The Lean Mindset, and Leading the Lean Software Development: [...]

By |2021-11-24T16:46:20-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Woody Zuill: The Best Leader Is the One Who Leads Without Authority

Woody Zuill: The Best Leader Is the One Who Leads Without Authority This is the second part of Richard's interview with Woody Zuill. Woody is an Agile coach well known for popularizing mob programming and the No Estimates movement. In this second part of the interview with Woody, we talk about [...]

By |2021-11-02T08:03:53-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Woody Zuill: Knowing When to Stop a Conversation Is Knowing When to Listen

Woody Zuill: Knowing When to Stop a Conversation Is Knowing When to Listen In this episode, Richard interviews Woody Zuill, an Agile coach well known for popularizing mob programming and the No Estimates movement. In this first part of the interview with Woody, he tells us how kindness, consideration, and respect [...]

By |2021-10-19T07:56:32-04:00October 19th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Adam Weisbart: Make Things Simple and Your Team Will Move Faster

Adam Weisbart: Make Things Simple and Your Team Will Move Faster In this episode, Richard interviews Adam Weisbart, principal at Weisbart Consulting, certified scrum trainer, and agile coach. Adam was also an initiator of Agile Virtual Summit, which grew into a community at https://agilemastery.com. Adam tells us how to eliminate friction, simplify [...]

By |2021-08-31T11:15:50-04:00August 31st, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Steven Wolff: How Understanding and Caring Eliminates Tension and Angst

Steven Wolff: How Understanding and Caring Eliminates Tension and Angst In this episode, Richard interviews Steven Wolff. Steve is a Team Emotional Intelligence expert whose research greatly influenced Richard's work with teams. Steven tells us how to transform angst and tension into excitement - a driving force of any successful team. [...]

By |2021-08-17T08:01:00-04:00August 17th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Could You Win a Nobel Prize for Slacking Off?

Could You Win a Nobel Prize for Slacking Off? In this episode, Richard talks about slacking off and why is it so important. You can read the entire essay at https://kasperowski.com/could-you-win-a-…for-slacking-off/. Watch video Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play Music Subscribe on Spotify [...]

By |2021-07-21T17:13:20-04:00July 13th, 2021|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Seb Rose: The Secret of a Good Team is a Shared Goal and What Else?

Seb Rose: The Secret of a Good Team is a Shared Goal and What Else? In this episode, Richard interviews Seb Rose. Seb is a Continuous Improvement Lead at SmartBear, a co-author of the BDD books Discovery and Formulation, and a regular guest lecturer on behavior-driven development in Richard's course at [...]

By |2021-06-15T08:00:10-04:00June 15th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Jeff Sutherland: Know How to Overcome Your Team’s Limits and Become a Leading Force

Jeff Sutherland: Know How to Overcome Your Team's Limits and Become a Leading Force In this episode, Richard interviews Jeff Sutherland, a co-creator of the Scrum, founder of Scrum Inc., inventor of Scrum@Scale, and a signatory of the Agile Manifesto. He is also the author of the international bestselling book Scrum: [...]

By |2021-06-01T09:05:07-04:00June 1st, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Maria Matarelli: You Must Empower Your Team if You Want Them Motivated

Maria Matarelli: You Must Empower Your Team if You Want Them Motivated In this episode, Richard interviews Maria Matarelli. Maria is a co-founder of Personal Agility Institute, a co-founder of Agile Marketing Academy, an agile coach, and a well-known DJ! She tells us about applying agile principles outside of the IT [...]

By |2021-05-18T08:14:59-04:00May 18th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Emily Bache: You Need Practice to Achieve Greater Harmony in Your Team

Emily Bache: You Need Practice to Achieve Greater Harmony in Your Team In this episode, Richard interviews Emily Bache. Emily is the author of The Coding Dojo Handbook and Technical Agile Coaching with the Samman Method. She is well known in the software development community for her work on the Gilded [...]

By |2021-05-04T08:15:10-04:00May 4th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Jorgen Hesselberg: Spread the Luck Surface and Increase Your Chance for Success

Jorgen Hesselberg: Spread the Luck Surface and Increase Your Chance for Success In this episode, Richard interviews Jorgen Hesselberg, a co-founder of Comparative Agility and the author of Unlocking Agility: An Insiders’ Guide to Agile Enterprise Transformation. He tells us how luck is not necessarily a product of coincidence and how [...]

By |2021-04-26T04:14:54-04:00April 20th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Lynn Langit: Make Every Team You Are in the Best Team of Your Life

Lynn Langit: Make Every Team You Are in the Best Team of Your Life In this episode, Richard interviews Lynn Langit, a cloud architect specialized in big data, a technical educator, and an angel investor. Lynn also used to be the Director of teachingkidsprogramming.org, a not-for-profit online platform for early coding [...]

By |2021-04-06T08:30:33-04:00April 6th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Matthew McCarthy: Why Being at Peace with Yourself Makes You A Better Team Player

Matthew McCarthy: Why Being at Peace with Yourself Makes You A Better Team Player In this episode, Richard interviews Matthew McCarthy. Matthew is best known to the world as the CEO of Ben & Jerry's, where he leads an iconic and innovative global brand that continually breaks the rules on how [...]

By |2021-03-24T09:00:09-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Richard Sheridan: Dig-Out Your Basic Kindergarten Skills to Become a Better Team Player

Richard Sheridan: Dig-Out Your Basic Kindergarten Skills to Become a Better Team Player In this episode, Richard interviews Richard Sheridan. Richard is the CEO, Co-founder, and Chief Storyteller of Menlo Innovations, a software design and development firm in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is also the author of two books on creating [...]

By |2021-03-13T08:29:49-05:00March 9th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Patricia Kong: Know How to Use Evidence to Quickly Improve Your Leadership

Patricia Kong: Know How to Use Evidence to Quickly Improve Your Leadership In this episode, Richard interviews Patricia Kong. Patricia leads Enterprise and Leadership Solutions at scrum.org. She is a public speaker, coach, a co-author of The Nexus Framework for Scaling Scrum, and a co-developer of the Evidence-Based Management Framework. Patricia [...]

By |2021-02-23T08:00:40-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Michael de la Maza: Use the Friction to Get Your Team to the Top

Michael de la Maza: Use the Friction to Get Your Team to the Top In this episode, Richard interviews Michael de la Maza, a well known Agile and Scrum Coach and Consultant from the Bay Area. Michael is a founder of the Heart Healthy Scrum, an Agile and Scrum consultancy firm. [...]

By |2021-02-09T08:02:26-05:00February 9th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

James Shore: How to Build Super-Cohesive Teams and Work with Joy?

James Shore: How to Build Super-Cohesive Teams and Work with Joy? In this episode, Richard talks with James Shore. James is an Agile software development teacher, writer, and consultant. He is the co-author of the book The Art of Agile Development, a seminal work in the Agile community. He also co-created [...]

By |2021-01-26T08:13:06-05:00January 26th, 2021|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Want to Know More About High-Performance Teams?

Want to Know More About High-Performance Teams? In this episode, Richard answers the questions from the readers and listeners about high-performace teams, psychological safety, team emotional intelligence, and the Core Protocols. Listen Audio Watch video TRANSCRIPT Richard 00:11 [...]

By |2021-01-12T09:18:08-05:00January 12th, 2021|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Natalie Warnert: How to Turn Conflict Into a Strength?

Natalie Warnert: How to Turn Conflict Into a Strength? In this episode, Richard interviews Natalie Warnert, the founder, president, and executive director of Women in Agile, and an Agile Process coach at Volkswagen Financial Services. She tells us about the importance of embracing healthy conflicts in your organization to achieve real [...]

By |2021-01-26T08:59:15-05:00December 29th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Ted M. Young: How to Have Fun Through Learning?

Ted M. Young: How to Have Fun Through Learning? In this episode, Richard interviews Ted M. Young, better known in the software development community as "Jitter Ted". Ted is a software industry veteran with decades of experience working with companies like Apple, Google, and eBay. Ted is the principal Java trainer [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:00:40-05:00December 16th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Your Remote Team Actually Can Be Awesome

Your Remote Team Actually Can Be Awesome In this episode, Richard shares his story of 180 degree transformation. You can read more about it here: https://kasperowski.com/your-remote-team-actually-can-be-awesome/. TRANSCRIPT Richard Kasperowski:00:10 Hi, friends! Welcome back to With Great People, the podcast for high-performance teams. I’m [...]

By |2020-12-03T09:00:08-05:00December 1st, 2020|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Lisa Crispin: How to Transform Your Workplace Into a Safe Place?

Lisa Crispin: How to Transform Your Workplace Into a Safe Place? In this episode, Richard interviews Lisa Crispin, a quality owner at OutSystems, co-founder of Agile Testing Fellowship Inc, and one of the most influential testing professionals in the software industry. Lisa co-authored several books, including Agile Testing and Testing Extreme [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:03:18-05:00November 17th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Tricia Broderick: How to Create a Support Network in Your Organization?

Tricia Broderick: How to Create a Support Network in Your Organization? In this episode, Richard interviews Tricia Broderick, an agile coach at Agile for All and an Agile Alliance Board member. She tells us how the feeling of being supported increases the success of the team and shares how to build [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:04:10-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Wicked Problems, Wicked Opportunities: Mindset and Perspective

Wicked Problems, Wicked Opportunities: Mindset and Perspective In this episode, Richard discusses the importance of inclusive, critical-thinking based education system to achieve growth-mindedness, flexibility and productivity. You can read more about it at https://kasperowski.com/wicked-problems/. TRANSCRIPT Richard Kasperowski:00:10            Hi, [...]

By |2020-10-20T08:04:39-04:00October 20th, 2020|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Lyssa Adkins: How Strong Team Relationships Increase the Value of Products?

Lyssa Adkins: How Strong Team Relationships Increase the Value of Products? In this episode, Richard Interviews Lyssa Adkins. Lyssa is a co-founder of the Agile Coaching Institute, an independent agile and leadership coach, and the author of the Coaching Agile Teams. Lyssa tells us about the importance of interpersonal relationships within [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:04:59-05:00October 6th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Diana Larsen: Do You Know What True Compatibility Is?

Diana Larsen: Do You Know What True Compatibility Is? In this episode, Richard interviews Diana Larsen. Diana is a true agile pioneer, a visionary pragmatist, and one of the highest authorities on agile retrospectives. She co-authored several books, including Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great; Liftoff: Start and Sustain Successful Agile [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:06:06-05:00September 22nd, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Collaborate Better and Save the World

Collaborate Better and Save the World In this episode, Richard discusses how the Core Protocols can help our teams thrive no matter whether their members are together or miles apart. You can read more about it at https://kasperowski.com/collaborate-better-and-save-the-world/. TRANSCRIPT Richard Kasperowski:00:11 Hi, friends! [...]

By |2020-09-08T08:00:12-04:00September 8th, 2020|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Mark Kilby: How to Stay Together in a Distributed Team?

Mark Kilby: How to Stay Together in a Distributed Team? In this episode, Richard interviews Mark Kilby, a coach, and mentor to distributed teams. Mark co-authored the book From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams with Johanna Rothman, and he designed many online courses on the subject. We talk about finding a shared [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:07:18-05:00August 25th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

April Jefferson: How to Achieve Greatness Through Imagination and Fun?

April Jefferson: How to Achieve Greatness Through Imagination and Fun? In this episode, Richard interviews April Jefferson. April is a coach, facilitator, and speaker. She currently serves as a board chairwoman at the Design Action Lab. We talk about achieving happiness within a team and among customers through innovation, improvisation, and [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:08:14-05:00August 12th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Continuous Integration of People: Teamwork Is The Work

Continuous Integration of People: Teamwork Is The Work In this episode, Richard discusses the importance of continuous integration of people within your team and presents his how-to guide to achieve it. You can read more about it at https://kasperowski.com/continuous-integration-of-people/. TRANSCRIPT Richard Kasperowski:00:10    [...]

By |2020-07-28T08:20:10-04:00July 28th, 2020|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Yann Toutant: How to Build Trust Between Your Teammates?

Yann Toutant: How to Build Trust Between Your Teammates? In this episode, Richard interviews Yann Toutant, President of the French Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, startup advisor, and manager at Toucan Toco. Yann tells us about the importance of building trust and understanding between your team members and how to [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:09:59-05:00July 14th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Esther Derby: How to Keep Your Team Connected and Focused?

Esther Derby: How to Keep Your Team Connected and Focused? In this episode, Richard interviews Esther Derby, one of the world's top experts in organizational dynamics. Esther coauthored three books, including Behind Closed Doors with Johanna Rothman and Agile Retrospectives with Diana Larsen and Ken Schwaber. In her newest book - [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:11:04-05:00June 23rd, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Lynne Cazaly: You Don’t Have to Be Perfect!

Lynne Cazaly: You Don't Have to Be Perfect! In this episode, Richard interviews Lynne Cazaly, a speaker, trainer, facilitator, and sense-maker who helps business owners, teams, and organizations transition to better ways of thinking and working. Lynne is the author of six books, the latest of which is Ish. We talk [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:12:19-05:00June 9th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Tiffany Farriss and George Demet: How to Achieve Certainty in Uncertain Times?

Tiffany Farriss and George Demet: How to Achieve Certainty in Uncertain Times? In this episode, Richard interviews Tiffany Farriss and George DeMet. Tiffany and George are CEOs of Palantir.net, a consultant company that designs web-based solutions for education, health-care, and other socially-oriented services. We talk about the role of distributed decision-making [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:13:32-05:00May 12th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Molood Ceccarelli: Tips on Surviving Remote Work During the COVID-19 Crisis

Molood Ceccarelli: Tips on Surviving Remote Work During the COVID-19 Crisis? In this episode, the first one recorded since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak, Richard interviews Molood Ceccarelli. Molood is an agile coach, the founder of the Remote Forever Summit, and CEO of Remote Forever. As someone who dedicated her [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:15:08-05:00April 28th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Arlo Belshee: What Are the Hidden Foundations of Successful Team-Building?

Arlo Belshee: What Are the Hidden Foundations of Successful Team-Building? Richard interviews Arlo Belshee. Arlo is a well-known legacy code consultant, a team-building leader, and one of the inventors of promiscuous pair programming. Arlo currently serves as CTO at Deep Roots. As we chat about our favorite teams, Arlo shares with [...]

By |2021-01-21T13:21:07-05:00April 14th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Radhika Dutt: How to Create a Clear Vision for Your Company?

Radhika Dutt: How to Create a Clear Vision for Your Company? Richard interviews Radhika Dutt. Radhika is an entrepreneur, product leader, and co-founder of Radical Product Thinking. At Radical Product, it is all about vision-driven product creation. But how do you define the vision of your company, and how do you [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:16:32-05:00March 31st, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Joshua Kerievsky: How to Grow from a One-Man-Show into a Global Team?

Joshua Kerievsky: How to Grow from a One-Man-Show into a Global Team? Richard Kasperowski interviews Joshua Kerievsky. Joshua is the creator and steward of the Modern Agile movement, CEO of Industrial Logic, and the author of the award-winning book, Refactoring to Patterns. He tells us the story of how he grew [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:18:13-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Allison Pollard: How to Give a Sense of Ownership to your Team?

Allison Pollard: How to Give a Sense of Ownership to your Team? Richard Kasperowski interviews Allison Pollard. Allison is the director of Improving, an agile coach, creative facilitator, consultant, and public speaker. We talk about the importance of giving your team a sense of ownership. Can that be done? And how? [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:20:06-05:00February 18th, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

I Lived with the Monkeys for Three Months

I Lived with the Monkeys for Three Months In this episode, Richard talks about the joy and methods of learning. Unlike babies, adults never really learn anything from scratch, and only rarely do they learn unintentionally. There is always some foundational knowledge we can build upon, even if it is from [...]

By |2020-02-04T10:06:13-05:00February 4th, 2020|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Gil Broza: How to Transform Management Into an Effective Team in No Time?

Gil Broza: How to Transform Management Into an Effective Team in No Time? Richard Kasperowski interviews Gil Broza. Gil is a mindset and leadership coach. He is well known for his books: The Agile Mind-Set and The Human Side of Agile. Recently, he authored a third book - Agile for Non-Software [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:21:08-05:00January 21st, 2020|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Engagement Is About Me (and You)

Engagement Is About Me (and You) In this episode, Richard talks about engagement. Who is responsible for keeping people engaged? How to do it? And how to bring the disengaged back into the circle? You can also read about this topic on Richard's blog at https://kasperowski.com/engagement-is-about-me-and-you/. [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:22:16-05:00January 7th, 2020|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Linda Rising: How to Listen to Understand and How to Share to Gain?

Linda Rising: How to Listen to Understand and How to Share to Gain? Richard Kasperowski interviews Linda Rising. Linda is an independent consultant and speaker with vast experience in telecommunications, avionics, and other industries. She is an author or a co-author of four books, including the Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:23:30-05:00December 24th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Want an Awesome Team? Start With You.

Want an Awesome Team? Start With You. In this episode, Richard introduces the Team Transformation Canvas, a new tool he created to help you transform your team. You can read more about it at https://kasperowski.com/team-transformation-canvas/. TRANSCRIPT Richard Kasperowski:00:10            [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:24:40-05:00December 10th, 2019|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Rod Collins: Innovation Discovery and How to Do It the Right Way

Rod Collins: Innovation Discovery and How to Do It the Right Way Richard Kasperowki interviews Rod Collins. Rod is the director of innovation at Optimity Advisors and innovation curator at Salt Flats. Rod and I talk about the collectivization of strategic leadership in the dynamic business environment of the 21st century. [...]

By |2019-12-23T06:49:07-05:00November 26th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

I Will Never Do Anything Dumb on Purpose

I Will Never Do Anything Dumb on Purpose This episode is the first of a new series of solo pieces in which Richard will be sharing whatever he is thinking about at the moment related to great teams. Today we are talking about the necessity of rephrasing the 11th Core Commitment: [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:25:51-05:00November 12th, 2019|Events, Podcast|0 Comments

Jutta Eckstein: 4 Secrets of Bossa Nova for Powerful, Motivated Teams

Jutta Eckstein: 4 Secrets of Bossa Nova for Powerful, Motivated Teams Richard Kasperowski interviews Jutta Eckstein. Jutta  is an Agile coach, consultant, and trainer. She is the author of the  books Company-wide Agility, Retrospectives for Organizational Change, and Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams. Jutta and I chat about the importance of [...]

By |2019-12-19T05:01:21-05:00October 15th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Llewellyn Falco: How To Grow Crushingly Effective Remote Teams?

Llevellyn Falco: How to Grow Crushingly Effective Remote Teams? Richard Kasperowski interviews Llewellyn Falco. Llewellyn is a technical coach specialized in rapid mob programming and in building remote teams. Llewellyn and I chat about the ways of growing, rather than engineering, successful teams. Llewellyn shares with us his insights about the [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:26:45-05:00September 24th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments

Richard Kasperowski: How to Increase Success with Simple Team-Building Tools?

Richard Kasperowski: How to Increase Success with Simple Team-Building Tools? In this episode, Richard Kasperowski answers the questions! Back in March 2019, I was a guest on the radio show Morning Affair with Mark Bishop at 1030 KVOI-AM The Voice in Tucson, Arizona. We talked about team- building techniques in the IT [...]

By |2020-01-06T13:06:23-05:00August 26th, 2019|Interviews, Podcast|0 Comments
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