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Memes Only People Who Have Done Retros Will Understand

  It’s time to inject a little bit of fun into our work life. I’m obviously not saying retrospectives aren’t fun – they absolutely should be.  If you’re not finding your retrospectives fun, it’s time to check out our list of fun and effective exercises to try. [Insert link to the article here] With that aside, let’s look at some memes that only those of us that have done retros will understand.  1. If this […]

How To Run A Retrospective That Works AND Is Fun

Ah, retrospectives, a fundamental aspect of an Agile team. However, making sure that your retrospectives are fun and effective can be challenging. Below, I’ve listed effective ways to run a retrospective, and how to make them fun. Don’t worry, they all work, too. 1. Express yourself This is a really simple retrospective exercise, that helps to gather the team’s ideas. This is really important as it can be difficult to express their true feelings or […]

The Path To A Mindful Team

TMindfulness; something we hear about all the time, but don’t seem to experience enough in our day-to-day life. Here at Mindful Team, we firmly believe that the world is lacking mindfulness, especially in work. It truly does make a world of difference – that’s why mega-corporations like Google and Nike have started to implement mindfulness in their business.  So, what is a mindful team, and how can you get one?  What is mindfulness? In it’s […]

Why you should measure teams instead of individuals performance

When it comes to work, we seem to always look at individual’s performance – how they’re doing, the tasks they have performed. However, what makes a company successful is when multiple ideas and voices come together. That’s why I believe that teams should be measured by their collective performance, rather than focusing on an individual. This way, a group can focus on how they can improve together, rather than focusing on separate needs. Let me […]

Which type of founder are you?

Building a company is hard; you need confidence, optimism, and talent to become an entrepreneur. You need to put the hard work to make a company which stands the test of time. Nobody says that it’s easy – you will run into challenges and bumps no matter how hard you work. But what if it’s the type of founder that you are that is causing problems to occur? Every founder is entirely different, and everybody […]