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May 5, 2024

In this episode of the Agile Uprising Podcast, Andy Cleff digs into the topic of team engagement, health, and happiness.

Whether you're a team leader, a team member, or someone passionate about organizational culture, this episode is packed with actionable insights that promise to enhance your approach to employee and team engagement.

Episode Highlights:

  • Understanding Team Engagement: Andy explores the nuances between engagement and mere happiness, emphasizing the importance of resilience and an experimental mindset in cultivating a thriving team environment.
  • Insightful Data and Metrics: Learn about various creative data gathering approaches inspired by models like the Spotify Health Check and Crisp's Happiness Index. These tools are not just about numbers; they're catalysts for meaningful change.
  • Real-Life Success Stories: Get inspired by stories of teams who have successfully navigated challenges by implementing innovative engagement strategies, from revamping DevOps practices to fostering a culture of recognition and appreciation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Engagement is more than just happiness; it's about creating conditions that foster a healthy, resilient team ready to tackle challenges.
  • Metrics and feedback loops are essential but should be tailored to fit your team's unique context and needs.
  • Cultivating a safe-to-fail environment is crucial for continuous improvement and innovation.


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