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Episode 134

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11th Oct 2018

Episode 134 - Fear In The Agile World

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Halloween is near, so we decided (thanks to a tip from a listener on Twitter) to dig into the numerous ways fear presents itself in the agile world.  Aside from identifying common patterns and situations that generate fear, we offer a few of our tried-and-true tips and tricks for dealing with fear in your role(s).

What situations generate fear for you?  How have you overcome that fear?  Let's discuss!

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Episode 133

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19th Sep 2018

Episode 133 - Troublesome Team Members

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No team is perfect.  At some point in your team's evolution a team member will have a string of bad days that cause a significant amount of strife and turmoil in your team.  Use this episode to pick up some tips, tricks, and advice on how to handle this situation and get your team back on the path to greatness!

Get FREE agile coaching, twice a week, on Josh's new live stream.  If you ever wanted to hear how our co-hosts would answer your individual question, this is your chance!  Every Tuesday and Thursday, Josh hosts a free live stream on Twitch where you can bring your questions and challenges to the table.  Josh, the community, and sometimes Bob, will be there to help you.  Check it out at twitch.tv/kazi_io

Help Spread The Word: Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign.  Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible.  Thanks for sharing!

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Sponsor Links:

  • Meta-Cast listeners use promo code META18 to receive $400 off your registration for TechWell's Agile + DevOps East conference this November in Orlando. Register at https://well.tc/meta400
  • The AgilePacks team is excited to offer a 20% off discount code on your first purchase of an AgilePacks kit. There's a Starter and a Pro option to fit you and your team's needs. Simply enter METACAST at checkout to save.  Get your discount here.

Episode 132

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31st Jul 2018

Episode 132 - Just The Right Amount of Agile Process

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How do you know when you have too little/too much process in place?  Use this episode to get an understanding of what a "good enough" process looks like for a team of 5 versus a team of 50 so that you and your team can maintain success as you grow.

P.S. Did you miss the YouTube video of a recent talk at #Path18 in Columbus, OH?  Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49csHWE0Dq8

Help Spread The Word: Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign.  Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible.  Thanks for sharing!

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  • You can be our newest sponsor! Support us on Patreon with a monthly donation.  All money goes straight to supporting the podcast through covering hosting fees and equipment costs.  Thanks to all of our existing supporters for making our podcast possible! 
  • The AgilePacks team is excited to offer a 20% off discount code on your first purchase of an AgilePacks kit. There's a Starter and a Pro option to fit you and your team's needs. Simply enter METACAST at checkout to save.  Get your discount here.

Episode 131

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24th May 2018

Episode 131 - Can an agile team plan too much?

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This episode's topic comes from a listener via Twitter.  Big thanks to @Paul_V_Elia for the great question. 

Taking the lead from Paul, we dig into our views on the different levels of planning, and how much is "just enough at each level.  What levels does your team plan at?  How far out do you go at each level?  Let's discuss!

Help Spread The Word: Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign.  Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible.  Thanks for sharing!

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Sponsor Links:

  • You can be our newest sponsor! Support us on Patreon with a monthly donation.  All money goes straight to supporting the podcast through covering hosting fees and equipment costs.  Thanks to all of our existing supporters for making our podcast possible! 
  • The AgilePacks team is excited to offer a 20% off discount code on your first purchase of an AgilePacks kit. There's a Starter and a Pro option to fit you and your team's needs. Simply enter METACAST at checkout to save.  Get your discount here.

 

Episode 130

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3rd May 2018

Episode 130 - Customer Feedback

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What should you do with customer feedback?  Ignore it?  Trust it completely?  Something in the middle?  Bob and Josh dig in and help you understand the best way to use customer feedback to support your team, product, and projects.

How do you incoporate customer feedback into the process?  Let's discuss!

Help Spread The Word: Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign.  Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible.  Thanks for sharing!

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  • The AgilePacks team is excited to offer a 20% off discount code on your first purchase of an AgilePacks kit. There's a Starter and a Pro option to fit you and your team's needs. Simply enter METACAST at checkout to save.  Get your discount here.
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