May 10, 2020
SPaMCAST 599 will feature my conversation with Steve Tendon. Steve and I talked about his Tameflow books, the genesis of the framework, the Theory of Constraints, and of course Herbie. Steve provides several profound pieces of wisdom for increasing value.
Re-Read Saturday News
This week we complete the content portion of our Re-read with Chapter 11 and the Afterword of Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler.
Next week we will have a few words to wrap-up this book and warp into the next book in the series. The envelope please . . . the next book we will re-read is Steve Tendon and Daniel Doiron’s Tame Your Work Flow. The top three books (Tame Your Work Flow, Great Big Agile, and Fixing Your Scrum) in the pool got more votes than all of the other books we have re-read over the past year. Therefore, my intent is to do something radical: declare that I will read all three of the top three books in order. This should take us through the summer.
If you do not have a copy or have tossed it at someone during a crucial conversation, it is time to buy a copy. Please use the link https://amzn.to/34RuZ6V (using the link helps support the blog and podcast). Read previous installments:
Week 1 - Logistics, Forewards, and Preface - http://bit.ly/2wls1Mq
Week 2 - Chapter 1: What’s a crucial conversation? And who cares? - http://bit.ly/3a7Kivp
Week 3 – Chapter 2: The Power of Dialogue – http://bit.ly/3aO4cMa
Week 4 - Chapter 3: Start With Heart - http://bit.ly/2UbJizK
Week 5 - Learn To Look - https://bit.ly/3djnnPX
Week 6 - Make It Safe - https://bit.ly/39p4Xu4
Week 7 - Master my Stories - https://bit.ly/2V1DJUZ
Week 8 - State My Path - https://bit.ly/2XtqTSr
Week 9 - Explore Others’ Paths - https://bit.ly/2ViOGD5
Week 10 - Move to Action - https://bit.ly/2y1ddUb
Week 11- Yeah, But - https://bit.ly/3aSSxeE
Week 12 - Putting It All Together and Afterword - https://bit.ly/3fE5qN2
The next Spamcast will feature our interview with Sandy Mamoli. Sandy is a world-class coach. We talked teams, and how high performing teams are formed. As a former Olympic athlete, Sandy has a unique perspective and as an Agile Coach, she has a wide range of experience with many types of teams.