Special Episode Scrum Gathering Denver 2022
June 01, 2022 • 27 minutes
In this special episode, Brian describes the upcoming Scrum Gathering in Denver, including the subject of his talks on the daily scrum and leadership styles.
The Scrum Gathering is happening in Denver on June 6-8, so in this podcast episode Brian discusses the conference and shares a preview of his two talks: one on the daily scrum and one on leadership styles.
In “Daily Scrums Suck: How I Killed the Daily Scrum and Replaced it with Something Even Better,” Brian shares his advice for making the most out of those 15-minute meetings. For his second talk, “The Opposite of Leadership: The George Costanza School of Agile Leadership,” Brian designed an interactive workshop to encourage you to turn your idea of leadership on its head to perhaps reveal a much better way to lead.
Listen now to discover:
02:33 - Daily Scrums Suck - a teaser about Brian’s first session
03:45 - The George Costanza School of Agile Leadership - details about Brian’s 75-minute workshop
08:33 - Why go to conferences? The value is often in the connections as much as the content
14:19 - If you have a Scrum Alliance certification, one conference can help you earn SEUs you need to renew
15:03 - How conferences can help you chart your next career steps
18:29 - The Coaching Clinics available at the event
19:25 - The Open Space - anyone attending can pitch a topic to talk about and Brian shares his tips for getting the best from this opportunity
21:38 - Introverted? So is Brian, but here’s how he survives a conference environment
24:55 - Planning to attend and want to meet Brian? Don’t hold back!
Listen next time when we’ll be discussing…
Join Brian Milner and Sherman Gomberg as they discuss the importance of the developer role within a Scrum team and why self-organizing teams are at the heart of agile methodology.
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This episode’s presenter is:
Brian Milner is SVP of coaching and training at Mountain Goat Software. He’s passionate about making a difference in people’s day-to-day work, influenced by his own experience of transitioning to Scrum and seeing improvements in work/life balance, honesty, respect, and the quality of work.