40. Do You Have Short Talks in Your Toolkit?

40. Do You Have Short Talks in Your Toolkit?

Vic is joined by Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead) at the Cape Rey in Carlsbad for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee.

In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss:

  • Eight-minute talks
  • Why companies lose Scrum focus
  • Power of Metaphor
  • What have you been reading lately?

Here’s the long list of books that Larry started and Zach and I added to:

  • The Toyota Way – by Jeffery Liker
  • The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership – by Jeffery Liker, Gary L. Convis
  • The Spirit of Kaizen – by Leigh Ann Hirschmann, Bob Mauer
  • The Lean Startup – by Eric Ries
  • Kanban: The Kanban Guide – by Paul VII
  • The Innovator’s Dilemma – by Clayton Christensen
  • The Wisdom of Crowds – by James Surowiecki
  • Leaders Eat Last – by Simon Sinek
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Patrick Lencioni
  • Coaching Agile Teams – Lyssa Adkins
  • The Art of Thought – Graham Wallas

Larry has also been viewing a lot of webinars in Scrum Inc’s “Scrum Lab” with his prime membership, but there is also a lot of stuff on their “Scrum Lab Open” (click “Online Learning”).

Reach out to Vic (@AgileCoffee) and use the hashtag #tellAgileCoffee to interact with us on an upcoming episode.


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