Facilitation is a Team Sport
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Facilitation is a Team Sport

How teams at sipgate facilitate their own discussions for better flow

About the Book

The techniques in this little book will improve your co-located discussions – regardless of whether you have a dedicated facilitator or not. We’ll look at 

  • Finger Queue to improve turn taking and flow
  • Hand Signals to visually add information and cut down on repetitions and 
  • Lean Coffee to prioritise topics
  • Share this book

  • Categories

    • Teamwork
    • Agile
  • Feedback

About the Author

Corinna Baldauf
Corinna Baldauf

Corinna Baldauf is a consultant, trainer and facilitator from Düsseldorf, Germany. She is known for Retromat.org, Wall-Skills.com and “24 Work Hacks”.

Table of Contents

  • Intro
    • Who is this book for?
    • What can you realistically expect to take away from this book?
    • How did these techniques get established at sipgate?
  • Pre-Condition – Being interested in what your teammates have to say
  • 1) Take Turns with the Finger Queue
  • 2) Add Information with Hand Signals
    • Alternative: Visual cues with cups or ELMO
    • What else is in place at sipgate?
  • 3) Prioritize topics with Lean Coffee
    • Dot Voting
    • Gladiator Vote
    • Invest in a TimeTimer
  • Do you still need a facilitator?
  • Bye!
    • About the Author
  • Appendix
    • How did the techniques spread at sipgate?
  • Notes

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