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Resolution for the Exhausted

What seemed to be a long time ago, I started my first post of the year by telling you that I opened a Gym Club in January and told you what happened to that club in February. More important, you will find in the post mentioned above suggestion to keep up with your resolutions. The […]

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Community and Leadership with Scott Amenta

In this episode of Le Podcast, I have the pleasure of having Scott Amenta joining. Scott is a Community Builder, co-Founder of Propel, and the Chief of Staff Network. We explore Community, Leadership, and the Chief of Staff role.

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Can Software Teams learn from Sporting Teams?

I had the pleasure to have Chris Foley with me to explore the question. Chris is a Principal Systems Design Engineer at Red Hat and a sports coach.

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Human-Centric Agility Coaching

Geof Ellingham, Business agility champion and leadership coach, gave his insights about Agile Coaching in this new episode of Le Podcast.

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Grow your Software Engineering Career with Emilien

Emilien Macchi is a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat. He is French and lives in Canada. He contributes to OpenStack nearly since the inception of the open-source project. I had the pleasure to get Emilien on Le Podcast to discuss how learning and sharing were essential ways of growing his career in Software […]

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Psychological Safety

Psychological Safety is the term coined by Amy Edmondson, the author of The Fearless Organization. I already talked about Psychological Safety, when I presented the work of Google on the project Aristotle, and how it was a very good conversation starter for my team. The two other books I mentioned in that episode of Le […]

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Time matter for a team

The fact that time matter for a team is not a controversial matter. I think we would all agree on that. The other aspect of time that we will all agree quickly on is that, not all time will matter the same way. We will not value an hour stuck in a traffic jam the […]

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Maybe we can love division after all

One year and a half ago, I noticed that my daughter was using an app to improve her Spanish and her English. Of course, there is an app for that! There are even several apps! The one she was using is Duolingo. I decided to give it a try and started learning Spanish from scratch. […]

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Do cultural differences influence the adoption of agile?

In today’s episode, Jérôme Bourgeon and I will explore the question of cultural differences and their influence on the adoption of agile.

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Team Agreements

In the book, Changing Your Team From The Inside, I touched several times the notion of Team Agreements. Team Agreements are critical to the success of a team. By writing your team agreements, you define your standard. You set the baseline that you will improve in the future. In the team agreements, you answer the […]