The shaky, motivational tower of Babel

A short, insightful game to review motivational effects and their impact onto us. I use this game within my “Ikigai” presentation. In there I talk about motivation, the 4 areas of intrinsic motivation and how to foster the thinking about that topic. The coin Sort Game or tower of Babel -as some call it- is inspired by the facilitation mechanics of the name game by…

do you have an agile mindset?

Agile Mindset Test – Agile Thinking Game

This is a great agile thinking exercise to really help you to understand and raise your awareness of an agile mindset. I play this game in my training, and I have played it numerous times over the past 10 years. I’ve played it as a variation of the game I have Never too at conferences with over 300 people, always everyone ends up standing up,…

Estimation Game - Cup of Tea

Estimation Game – Cup of Tea

Play this estimation game with your team at the start of your next planning session. Get everyone to estimate making a cup of tea and then ask them the where, who, what questions. Recognise the similarities and differences, what assumptions did you make? Consider how this might apply to your own scenario and the estimations you are about to make, or review. Use it to…

Being Agile - Retro Sailboat Game

Retrospective Sailing

Retrospective Sailing Short Guide 1. Draw Boat2. Name your boat/ agree topic3. Mission?4. Add Sails – well?5. Add Anchors – better?6. Scale Sails 1 to 107. Scale Anchors -1 to -108. +1 actions to raise sails/anchors9. Agree actions to take forward More information and guidance