All drawings and photographs are by Yuri Malishenko.

Learn how applying visual thinking methods to the job of an agile coach can take make you a better professional and bring more meaning to your day to day life


Learn this easy to apply step by step process to create a compelling visual CV that will help you stand out on the job market

Why visual CVs are so beneficial

First of all, what is a visual CV? A visual CV is a brief visual representation of your skills and experience, your superpowers and your capabilities, that is easy to read and interpret and that creates a strong emotional connection with the audience. A good visual CV is a picture that gives a viewer an almost instantaneous understanding of the essence of you as a professional and personality. A picture worth of thousand words.


A simple method for sketching people — create any diversity you like!

Even if you cannot draw — just follow the method along to create simple yet cool looking human portraits

The basic method — The ‘vanilla’ face

Find a stack of sticky notes or a…


The why and the journey

I train…


Create notes that stand out. You need post-its (sticky notes) of any size you like. You need a fine tip black marker that does not smudge. You need a grey marker, preferably brush pen, but any other type would do. And you need an opaque white marker. Acrylic one will be a good choice.

Materials you will need


Agile transformation as we know it is a very bad story.

My random thoughts on challenges faced by an agile coach working with software development organizations, week #28, 2019

Random agile thought #8 — Why agile transformation makes a bad story and how narrative analysis helps us prove that.

This week my colleague Sidsel was sharing her wisdom of storytelling and she gave a few key considerations regarding the things like what defines a good…


It is quite common to have the anxiety when you are about to break the blank page and your actions are irreversible.


We want to create impactful products that make our customers happier and change our world to be better place. There is a complexity to it. How do we overcome it? How do we define the best way of working for us as a team to get there?

My random thoughts on challenges faced by an agile coach working with software development organizations, week #27, 2019


Modern digital technology deals with complexity. We need versatile methods and tools to cope with it. Static models are not good enough. Organizational complexity illustration is inspired by Peter Holliger’s post.

My random thoughts on challenges faced by an agile coach working with software development organizations, week #26, 2019

Random agile thought #6 —Limitations of static visual models for understanding a complex challenge and how dynamic visual models can provide a better perspective

Earlier this week I was asked by a colleague to run retrospective sessions with her two teams she is serving in a capacity of a project…


I have taken thorough visual notes both to document my experience but also to connect to the material better and to stay engaged as much as possible.

Disclaimer

This blog post is not intended as a review for the training and should not be used to verify the training’s program validity if you are in the process of deciding whether you should take it or not. Generally speaking though I would recommend you attending the course anyway.

Yuri Malishenko

Visual thinker, agile coach, product owner. https://www.vizthink.dk/

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