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Four Reasons to Stick with Daily Scrum Meetings

Every team member is required to attend a daily scrum meeting. Pro tip: The ScrumMaster and product owner are team members too, despite their titles of leadership. If you feel you don’t need to attend every daily scrum, then consider these four reasons why you should stick with it.

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Three Things to Consider When Planning a Meeting

Meetings can be either a welcomed lifeline for those working on a project or a pitfall of desolation for project productivity. Consider these three things to ensure your meetings will contribute to your company's project success.

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Signs of a Doomed Project

Naomi Karten shares some common signs of a doomed project. The early signs of a project in trouble include a lack of interest, chronically poor communications, a no-bad-news environment, and people attending meetings but not paying attention.

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The Necessity of a Fifteen-Minute Standup Meeting

One of Scrum‘s basic techniques is the fifteen-minute standup meeting. Joe Townsend dives into the why this meeting is necessary, how it can help your agile team, and how you can get more from your fifteen minutes.

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How to Deal with People Who Are Late

Although certain personality factors may explain why some people are more prone to tardiness than others, there are steps you can take to alleviate potential problems. You probably can’t change the underlying causes of those who keep you waiting, but you can establish clear boundaries.

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Counter Those Boring Meetings with Stand-up Meetings

Do you consider a “boring meeting” to be a redundant phrase? As helpful as advice on staying awake during boring meetings may be, keep in mind that ten-to-fifteen-minute stand-up sessions could be an effective way to make meetings more productive and less boring.

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Approaches for Effective Meetings

An interesting paradox many project teams face is that while collaboration is highly valued, collaboration often takes the form of one of the biggest time wasters humans have ever invented—meetings. Kent McDonald explores effective approaches to leading an effective meeting.

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How Being Active at Work Leads to Better Collaboration

Steve Berczuk shares his insight on how novel approaches to being active at work can lead to better collaboration. If being active can improve collaboration, why not be active? After all, studies have shown that a healthy team is a productive one.

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