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Agile for Humans™ is a weekly podcast dedicated to the individuals and interactions that make agile work. My goal is to help you create safe and collaborative working environments where people are empowered to do their best work.

Agile for Humans™ is a weekly podcast dedicated to the individuals and interactions that make agile work. My goal is to help you create safe and collaborative working environments where people are empowered to do their best work.
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United States

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Agile for Humans™ is a weekly podcast dedicated to the individuals and interactions that make agile work. My goal is to help you create safe and collaborative working environments where people are empowered to do their best work.

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@ryanripley

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English

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Episodes

AFH 103: Respecting Your Scrum and Agile Teams

12/10/2018
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Esther Derby (@estherderby) and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how to respect the agency of agile and scrum teams. In this episode you’ll discover: Why Retrospectives are critical to continuous improvement How maintaining a teams agency can boost morale and performance Why respect is critical to an agile practice Links […] The post AFH 103: Respecting Your Scrum and Agile Teams appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:58:58

AFH 102: The Influential Agile Leader

10/14/2018
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with Johanna Rothman and Gil Broza. Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) and Gil Broza (@gilbroza) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss the Influential Agile Leader. In this episode you’ll discover: What does it mean to be an influential agile leader How do we help leaders make the shift to an agile mindset Why an agile mindset adds value to an organization Links from the […] The post AFH 102: The Influential Agile Leader appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:55:01

AFH 101: Sprint Retrospective Ideas for Scrum Masters

10/8/2018
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David Faurio and Ben Kopel (@bckopel) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Sprint Retrospective Ideas for Scrum Masters. In this episode you’ll discover: New ideas to facilitate your Sprint Retrospectives How new formats can help bring out new insights from your Scrum Team Why following up on Sprint Retrospective actions is critical for team morale Links from the […] The post AFH 101: Sprint Retrospective Ideas for Scrum Masters appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:53:59

AFH 100: Using Wardley Maps to Drive Improvement

9/20/2018
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Don Gray (@donaldegray) and Mike Coon (@mikeonitstuff) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Wardley Maps, decision making at the leadership level, and how to visualize changes in your organization. Don is a friend and mentor to me and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN CHANGE […] The post AFH 100: Using Wardley Maps to Drive Improvement appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:44:15

AFH 099: Improve Your Agile Hiring Practices

9/13/2018
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Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss ways to improve your agile hiring practices when interviewing Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches. Zach is a self-described “benevolent trouble-maker” and seeks to foster servant leadership that cultivates growth, learning, and discovery. He is a systems thinker who shares his thoughts on his blog – Agile Out […] The post AFH 099: Improve Your Agile Hiring Practices appeared first on Ryan...

Duration:01:13:03

AFH 098: Humanizing the World of Work

8/29/2018
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with Don Gray, Barry Tandy, and Amitai Schleier. Don Gray (@donaldegray) Barry Tandy (@BarryTandy) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss mindsets, frameworks, manifestos, and how to humanize the world of work. Don is a friend and mentor to me and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN CHANGE ARTISTRY, READINGS FOR […] The post AFH 098: Humanizing the World of Work...

Duration:01:00:58

AFH 097: PSM II An Advanced Scrum Master Course

8/7/2018
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with Dave West - CEO of Scrum.org. Dave West (@davidjwest) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss scrum.org’s new offering: PSM-II – An Advanced Scrum Master Course. Dave is the CEO/product owner at Scrum.org. He is a frequent speaker and widely published author of articles and his acclaimed book, Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design. He led the development of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) […] The post AFH 097: PSM II An Advanced Scrum Master Course appeared first on...

Duration:00:28:52

AFH 096: An Agile Mindset of Learning and Growth

7/2/2018
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with Esther Derby and Faye Thompson. Esther Derby (@estherderby) and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss an agile mindset and learning in the workplace. In this episode you’ll discover: Why learning is difficult in the workplace How management and team members can support learning When agile coaches can model learning for maximum impact Sometimes we just have to say, […] The post AFH 096: An Agile Mindset of Learning and Growth appeared first on Ryan...

Duration:00:45:15

AFH 095: Exploring the 3 V’s of Product Ownership

6/3/2018
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with Don McGreal and Ralph Jocham. Don McGreal (@donmcgreal) and Ralph Jocham (@rjocham) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss their new book The Professional Product Owner: Leveraging Scrum as a Competitive Advantage. In this episode you’ll discover: What is a professional product owner How the 3 V’s serve product management Common product owner anti-patterns The value of validating learning Links from the […] The post AFH 095: Exploring the 3 V’s of Product Ownership appeared first...

Duration:00:39:54

AFH 094: Professional Agile Coaching with Allison Pollard

5/20/2018
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Allison Pollard (@allison_pollard) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss professional agile coaching. In this episode you’ll discover: What professional coaching mean How to start the coaching journey The power of self-organizing teams How to avoid inhibiting self-organization when coaching others Links from the show: Allison’s Website – http://www.allisonpollard.com/ Margaret Wheatley’s site – https://margaretwheatley.com/ How to support the […] The post AFH 094: Professional Agile...

Duration:00:48:23

AFH 093: Women in Agile 2018

5/8/2018
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with Billie Shuttpelz, Joanna Vahlsing, and Cheryl Hammond. Billie Shuttpelz (@OopslandBillie), Cheryl Hammond (@bsktcase) and Joanna Vahlsing (@joannavahlsing) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Women in Agile 2018. In this episode you’ll discover: Back for its third consecutive year, Women in Agile is on Sunday, August 5, 2018 (the day before the Agile2018 conference) in San Diego, CA. Click here to register. This year’s keynote is by April Wensel, an international […] The post...

Duration:00:44:23

AFH 092: Systems Thinking in Agile

4/19/2018
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with Jo Perold and Faye Thompson. Joanne Perold (@joPerold) and Faye Thompson (@AgileFaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss human and systems thinking in the workplace. In this episode you’ll discover: How do we humanize the world of work Helping middle management adapt to agile The power of co-creation in the workplace Ways to break down the silos in your organization Insights into […] The post AFH 092: Systems Thinking in Agile appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:01:00:56

AFH 091: Using Nexus to Scale Scrum

3/27/2018
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with Patricia Kong and Kurt Bittner. Patricia Kong (@pmoonk88) and Kurt Bittner (@ksbittner) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Scrum.org’s Nexus Framework. In this episode you’ll discover: What is the Nexus Famework How Nexus allows you to scale scrum without destroying its soul Why teams need to get good at Scrum FIRST and then worry about scaling Links from the show: GoFundMe for […] The post AFH 091: Using Nexus to Scale Scrum appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:36:15

AFH 090: Walking the Spine Model

3/19/2018
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with Kevin Trethewey and Danie Roux. Kevin Trethewey (@KevinTrethewey) and Danie Roux (@danieroux) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss the Spine Model and how to use it effectively with agile and scrum teams. In this episode you’ll discover: What the Spine Model is. How to use the Spine Model with your agile teams Use the Spine Model to find common ground Applying […] The post AFH 090: Walking the Spine Model appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:45:30

AFH 089: Training from the Back of the Room with Kim Brainard

3/12/2018
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Kim Brainard (@Agilebrain1) joined me (@RyanRipley) to explore training from the back of the room techniques and practices. Kim has over 8 years of Agile experience and 15 years’ experience in IT project planning, implementation, and execution. She is skilled in building interaction and collaboration among organizations to drive change, support key business objectives, and maximize value […] The post AFH 089: Training from the Back of the Room with Kim Brainard appeared first on Ryan...

Duration:00:36:59

AFH 088: Coaching Beyond the Team with Esther Derby and Don Gray

2/22/2018
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Esther Derby (@estherderby) Don Gray (@donaldegray), and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss their upcoming workshop Coaching Beyond the Team in Columbus, Ohio April 3rd – 5th, 2018. Esther is an expert in organizational dynamics and a leading thinker in bringing agility to organizations, management, and teams. She co-authored “Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great” and […] The post AFH 088: Coaching Beyond the Team with Esther Derby and Don Gray...

Duration:00:23:24

AFH 087: Why Agile Isn’t Working with John Cutler

2/19/2018
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John Cutler (@johncutlefish) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss his article “Why Agile Isn’t Working” and what we can do about it. John is a multiple hat-wearer. Product development nut. He loves wrangling complex problems and answering the why with qualitative and quantitative data. John blogs on Medium here. John is currently Senior Product Manager for Search and Relevance at […] The post AFH 087: Why Agile Isn’t Working with John Cutler appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:53:17

AFH 086: Talking Scrum with Steve Porter

2/12/2018
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Steve Porter (@stevevporter) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss a wide variety of deep Scrum topics and approaches. In this episode you’ll discover: Ways to think about Scrum Why context is so important when discussing Scrum How Scrum is built for safety Deeper insights about the concept of a Sprint Goal Links from the show: Scrum.org – […] The post AFH 086: Talking Scrum with Steve Porter appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:44:11

AFH 085: Unlearning for Agile Teams with Jessie Shternshus

1/20/2018
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Jessie Shternshus (@TheImprovEffect) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how to help teams unlearn past habit and how to help new mental models take hold. In this episode you’ll discover: How to approach working with new teams Why sometimes we need to unlearn before we can learn When games and exercises can be used to […] The post AFH 085: Unlearning for Agile Teams with Jessie Shternshus appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:00:27:07

AFH 084: Ryan Ripley on the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast

1/10/2018
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Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) recently joined Vasco Duarte (@duarte_vasco) on the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast to discuss Agile Coaching and working with teams. I had a lot of fun recording this episode with Vasco. We covered the very broad topic of agile coaching. I really liked that we were able to deep dive agile coaching and […] The post AFH 084: Ryan Ripley on the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast appeared first on Ryan Ripley.

Duration:01:39:46