A Conversation w/ Mike Vizdos, Christopher Avery, Woody Zuill and Tricia Broderick

At Agile2017, Agile Alliance annual conference, I had the opportunity to talk to Michael (Mike) Vizdos. Mike, an incredible personality, entrepreneur, innovator, Scrum Master in residence at VCU ( Virginia Commonwealth University). He is the creator of website ImplementingScrum.com, which is the home of cartoons ‘Chicken and Pigs’ in Scrum.

Mike contributes his time to the Agile community by mentoring, providing consulting and training to help team and organizations Focus and #Deliver. Mike delivers his mentoring services through AgileMentoring.com with Ron Jeffries.

View the video here: A Conversation W/ Michael Vizdos

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Woody Zuill, an electric personality, is passionate about work with teams and help them find ways to improve thier abilities and skills by paying attention and by taking several tiny steps in the direction of progress. He has been programming for 35+ years and with the help of his team at Hunter Industries, developed Mob Programming. During our conversation at Agile2017, Orlando,  we also talked about #NoEstimates. I hope you will enjoy the conversation with Woody Zuill.

View the video here: A Conversation w/ Woody Zuill

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“The Responsibility Process” – It only works when self-applied. Please meet Christopher Avery, the Responsibility Process Guy. An eye-opening conversation with Christopher on 4 characteristics of good goals and responsibility process. The 4 characteristics of good goals—clarify intention, focus attention, remove obligation, generate energy— come from a rigorous application of The Responsibility Process to goal-setting.

View the video here: A Conversation W/ Christopher Avery

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Have you ever met someone who can manage things perfectly without showing any sign of exhaustion? Well, meet Tricia Broderick, Mother, Wife, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Mentee, Mentor and also Conference Chair Agile2017. Her energy and enthusiasm are so visible and it gets transferred to the folks she meets and talks. I happen to be one of the lucky people who were able to catch her from her busy schedule to talk about #purplepride.