Episode 001: Building Trust and Building Teams with Jessie Shternshus and Mark Rickmeier


January 16th, 2017

40 mins 28 secs

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About this Episode

We talk about the role that trust has in building teams, and how improv games can help build that trust and improve the way you deliver feedback.


Show Notes

01:08 - The Improv Effect and Improv as an Effective Method of Communication
- Yes, And!

03:21 - Working with Teams to Build Communication and Trust

05:20 - Ops Conf

06:02 - Tools or Games for Establishing Trust with Others Quickly in a Conference Environment
- Commonality Boggle
- Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon
- Extreme Rock, Paper, Scissors

15:23 - Group Facilitation Techniques

18:13 - Kickoff Techniques for Smaller, New Teams
- Agile Software Development

22:30 - Techniques for Remote Team Communication

26:59 - Talking About Failure to Build Trust

28:42 - Giving and Receiving Feedback

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