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Inclusive Collaboration Experiments w/ Sallyann Freudenberg

In this podcast, Dr. Sallyann Freudenberg talks about her new book “The Inclusive Collaboration Experiments: A short book of activities about working with all kinds of minds” which she co-authored with Katherine Kirk. The book is part of a campaign that aims to promote, embrace, and celebrate neurodiversity in technology. Sallyann is an agile coach, consultant and trainer who focuses on psychology and collaboration. The Inclusive Collaboration Campaign is dedicated to the memory of Jean Tabaka.

Show Notes
00:00 Podcast Intro
00:35 Interview Intro, background on Sallyann and how she got started learning about Autism
02:39 The Inclusive Collaboration Experiments book
06:00 Being diagnosed autistic vs. exhibiting some characteristics that may be shared by those with Autism
07:48 Confusion about Introversion
08:49 The GOTO Conference in Berlin’s Quiet Room
10:47 The Silence Experiment and how it can be used to support the team
14:00 Supporting the more introverted members of your collaborative team
21:50 The Rules for Neuro-inclusivity Charter
25:30 Should teams strive for neurodiversity?
30:07 Where to find the book and how to reach Sallyann
31:25 Sallyann’s upcoming events
32:03 What is the most interesting thing Sallyann has learned this year
32:50 Closing

Links from the Podcast

The Inclusive Collaboration Experiments Book
LeanPub https://leanpub.com/theinclusivecollaborationexperiments
Lulu http://www.lulu.com/shop/sal-freudenberg-and-katherine-kirk/the-inclusive-collaboration-experiments/paperback/product-22927832.html

Inclusive Collaboration on Twitter https://twitter.com/inclusivecollab
Sallyann Freudenberg on Twitter https://twitter.com/SalFreudenberg
Katherine Kirk on Twitter https://twitter.com/kkirk

Sallyann’s Presentation from Lean Agile Scotland - Fish Climbing Trees https://vimeo.com/192558543
OOP 2017 http://www.oop-konferenz.de/oop2017.html
Wardley Maps http://www.wardleymaps.com
Quiet by Susan Cain http://amzn.to/2h7gTX7

Posted on: December 16, 2016 02:22 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Podcast Interview with Dr. Sallyann Freudenberg

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One of the highlights for me during the Scrum Trainer Retreat in Paris last fall was the conversation I had with Dr. Sallyann Freudenberg about how to approach helping traditional PMs shake off the things they needed to let go of so that they could be more open to Agile.  Sal is an Agile Coach and CST who earned her PhD from the University of Sussex by doing research on Agile. Her understanding of people and the ways Agile can help them is a unique and awesome thing. 

Last week I had the chance to talk with Sallyann about her research on pairing, how the research impacts her approach to Agile and why she loves her job as an Agile Consultant and CST despite all the dysfunction she encounters.

Sallyann will be speaking at XPRolo on April 28, 2014.

If you’d like to learn more about Sallyann, you can find her

On LinkedIn
On Twitter
On her blog Agile In the Wild

Posted on: March 19, 2014 04:40 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)
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