The second edition of Solve Problems Together can now be enjoyed eletronically as well as physically. It is available most places that sell e-books, and you can easily see a preview and buy it here:
I’ve been to a lot of meetings and workshops where my biggest question is: Why are we here? Many times the person calling for the meeting has not taken the time to clarify what they want out from it nor why it is important to do this now. They either expect people to understand itContinue reading “Introducing the Meeting Focus canvas – the first step to a successful meeting”
Tomorrow I’m giving a talk at Øredev called the Five Keys to Successful Problem Solving. I will share lots of thoughts on how to lead problem-solving sessions that improves collaboration, helps you discuss complex topics, and creates clear outputs. I hope to see you there.
I just found out that the second edition is finally available from both Adlibris and Bokus. You can head over there right now to get your copy: For international buyers and people who want the e-book: The second edition will soon be available from Amazon, iBooks, and more. Note that they still sell the firstContinue reading “The second edition is now available for sale in Sweden”
I’m bringing some books for my seminar tomorrow in Växjö. There might still be some seats left.
On October 17 I’m going to Växjö to give a workshop based on the second edition of Solve Problems Together – Leading meetings that matter. They will be the first group to see the updated canvases and the new Meeting Balance Assessment. During the workshop we will talk about How to set a good focusContinue reading “Workshop in Växjö on October 17”
I have not written anything on this blog since before summer, because I’ve been busy writing and editing the second edition of Solve Problems Together. It has been both a lot of fun and extremely frustrating trying to write new chapters and rewriting things I felt needed to be explained differently. Since I released theContinue reading “Second edition just sent for print”
At my son’s kindergarten, they have practiced saying “Stop, no” since he started there. When they don’t like what another child is doing they are supposed to say “Stop, no” and put up their hand like a stop sign. This is to give them a tool to handle conflicts without starting to fight and toContinue reading “Agile helps you say no”
Many managers I meet are running from meeting to meeting, and then work late nights to finish all their work. They rarely have time to think and work strategically with their organization. And many have little time for the people they are leading. A leader should not micromanage and be part of every detail ofContinue reading “Good leaders sit at their desks”
This weekend I did a workshop for Consid Malmö on Team collaboration and Scrum. It was a combined course and team building. I talked about how to develop teams and improve collaboration while doing exercises to build them as a team. The best part for me was when we used FIRO-B to look at theContinue reading “Team Collaboration and Scrum Workshop”