As a team we get together daily to share learnings, call out risk and ask for help. We do this:
- as a way of sharing your intentions with the team
- to ensure people are getting all the help they need to do the best possible work
- to highlight where conflict/risk exists to prevent avoidance and escalation
- to create artifacts that demonstrate accountability
High-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won't be punished when you make a mistake or "being able to show and employ one's self without fear of negative consequences of self-image, status or career"
Psychological safety is important as it enables moderate risk-taking, speaking your mind, creativity, and sticking your neck out without fear of having it cut off — just the types of behavior that lead to market breakthroughs that are asked from this team.
TL;DR - Please overshare during standup. Be awesome to each other and if something's not right please start a discussion with your 1-up.
Every morning at around 830am a robot in slack ("@Geekbot") will send ask you a series of questions if you have Slack open. Here are the questions that are asked:
- do you need help from someone? ask
- how could folks help you? share
- have you identified any new risks? customer, sprint or internal commitments
You can personally customise the timings when @Geekbot activates by heading over to:
- "There's no team without trust"
- "Autonomy and privileges comes with responsibility + accountability"