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The Agile Dojo: your home to learn and practice Agile!

Looking for a good time? Join the Agile Dojo!

The Agile Dojo is a safe place to learn and practice your Agile skills.

Let’s play an Agile Game together. What’s an agile game? An agile game is a playful activity that either teaches you something about agile or helps you get real work done.

Each month, we’ll learn and practice a new activity. You’ll learn something new about Agile, learn how to facilitate an activity, and learn a new way to get your real work done.

Our backlog of activities:

  • On December 2, we’ll do Discover Your Authentic Voice, led by Linsey Dempsey of Sing at Work. First, we’ll learn how to relax the body. Then we’ll do a bunch of fun vocal warm-ups. Finally, we’ll focus on the three main components that make up your sound, three things that we all have access to and that we can all change: acoustics, breathing, and pressure. Outcomes of Sing at Work’s work at work include better communications, identifying leadership qualities, improved morale, improved productivity, increasing employee confidence, and improving mental and physical health & wellbeing. (By the way, you’ll want a metal straw with you for one of the activities.)
  • Past sessions have included Build Your Own Scrum: Online, Agile Point Game, Product Inception Canvas, Team Transformation Canvas, and more. We’ll begin 2021 with a Futurespective and continue with a backlog of awesome fun activities. (Looking for awesome fun activities for your team? Here are more than 15 activities to use with your amazing team.)

Meet-up agenda*

  • 5:45 pm: Join the meet-up via Zoom (we’ll send you the Zoom details separately via email)
  • 6:00 pm: Fun learning activity
  • 6:55 pm: The dojo closes for the night
  • 7:00 pm: Agile New England monthly meet-up

*All times are Boston, MA, USA. Convert this to your timezone.

See you at the dojo!

Dojo facilitator

Your lead facilitator is Richard Kasperowski. Richard Kasperowski is an author, teacher, speaker, and coach focused on team building and high-performance teams. Richard is the author of two books: High-Performance Teams: The Foundations and The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness, as well as the forthcoming book High-Performance Teams: Core Protocols for Psychological Safety and Emotional Intelligence. He leads clients in building and maintaining high-performance teams that get great results using the Core Protocols, Agile, and Open Space Technology. Richard created and teaches the course Agile Software Development at Harvard University, and he co-teaches the Spark! fellowship at Boston University. Learn more at www.kasperowski.com.

Agile New England

After the dojo, join us for the Agile New England monthly meet-up and headline speaker. To join Agile New England’s monthly meet-up, register separately at agilenewengland.org.

**This event may be recorded. By registering, you agree that organizers may record your voice and image and reuse it for subsequent training and marketing.

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