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“How can I excite others for retrospectives?” – Don’t be too elaborate

“I’d like to share the awesomeness of retrospectives. How can I excite others?” On the surface, this question is similar to this one about motivation. But they are asked in very different moods. People who ask “How can I motivate people” are subdued. They’ve often run a couple of retros that somehow fell short of …

Engage participants with Liberating Structures

Have you heard of Liberating Structures already? Because if you haven’t, that’s a treasure trove of facilitation structures all waiting for you to discover them. Yep, it’s time to get excited. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. What problem are we trying to solve? Let’s hear it from the source: “Conventional structures are either too …

Can you adapt any activity for a remote retrospective?

Some people would like to have a filter for Retromat that shows only remote activities, i.e. activities that work with distributed teams when team members are not in the same room together. Thinking about this request, I decided to internally flag activities as “remote-friendly” or “not remote-friendly” as a first step, just for myself. And …