My Guest Today

Scrum master and agile practitioner Ana Lobo. Ana and I work together at Points International.

  1. A gantt chart plans work over time. It looks like this.
  2. In a teal organization peoples’ interactions are not limited by their job title.
  3. Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux
  4. Coaching the Agile Enterprise by Michael Spayd
  5. Ana worked in the Republic of Cyprus, a small island (dark green) in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey. (Image by NuclearVacuum. Cropped from original)
  6. How To Be More Productive by Working Less by Mark Manson. I mistakenly say Marc Maron in the podcast.
  7. 7 seconds or 11 seconds before the average person gets distracted? In areas where people have access to smartphones, the consensus seems to be under 10 seconds.
  8. A complete beginner’s guide to learning code:
  9. Deep Listening (Impact Beyond Words) Podcast.
  10. Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts.
  11. More about: Play4Agile, Activity-Based Learning, Systematic Innovation Thinking.
  12. Mindcamp Canada is “a five-day micro-university” in Orillia, Ontario, in August 2019.
  13. XP (Extreme Programming) was a precursor to Agile.The Art of Agile Development book
  14. Read the Manifesto for Agile Software Development
  15. What is Agile? (2min video)
  16. The best video on the planet explaining scrum (29min).
  17. An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide by Michael Sahota
  18. 6 books from 2018 about Personal Kanban
  19. Elon Musk’s “3-Step” First Principles Thinking: How to Think and Solve Difficult Problems Like a Genius.
  20. Systems Thinking
  21. Unintended consequences, knock-on effects: No such thing as side effects, only effects
  22. Protecting the team: from eternal pressure, and from themselves
  23. Deep Work by Cal Newport
  24. Interesting idea: book yourself an hour every day of quiet work time
  25. Hispano Tech Community
  26. LAMBA: Latin American MBA Association
  27. Women in Lean and Agile
  28. AgileTO meetup
  29. Victor Frankle - Man’s Search for Meaning

Closing music: shy kids - Noodie