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ELEVATE to SUCCESS Agile Project Management and Leadership Coaching

ELEVATE to SUCCESS Agile Project Management and Leadership Coaching

By InfinityBold LLC
This podcast is to provide mentoring and coaching on Agile project management knowledge and Leadership coaching and soft skills. We will also touch on life skills topics, self development topics to give you ideas for work life balance. To make it more interesting, I'll have guest to talk about life in the non-profit sector. How's that for mixing it up!!
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Daily Scrum Anti-Pattern Behaviors
EP02-20 In this episode, I'm going to share with you some of the common anti-pattern behaviors in Agile Daily Scrum. This topic is geared for Agile scrum masters, product owners, program managers, or anyone managing agile teams . Needing a sounding board to better your decision making, improve your soft skills and want to build high performance teams contact me for a personal 1 on 1 coaching/mentoring. Visit me at www.infinitybold.com. Schedule a 30 minutes meetup with me and let me know what your needs are or pain-points as a manager you want to work on. Credits: Awakening Dew by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
18:29
October 12, 2020
Taking Command of Your Life
EP02-19 In this episode, I'm going to share with you what leadership and taking Command This topic is geared for Agile scrum master, product owners, program managers, or anyone managing a business, or on a personal nature to take command of your life.  It all integrates. Needing a sounding board to better your decision making, improve your soft skills and want to build high performance teams contact me for a personal 1 on 1 coaching/mentoring. Visit me at www.infinitybold.com. Schedule a 30 minutes meetup with me and let me know what your needs are or pain-points as a manager you want to work on.  Credits: Awakening Dew by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:03
September 21, 2020
How Agile Is Your Team?
EP02-18 In this episode, I'm going to share some very simple agile assessment questions. These questions are to determine if your team is AGILE, or just going through the motions.  For Agile scrum master coaching, or needing a sounding board to better your decision making, improve your soft skills and wanting to build a high performance team, contact me for a personal 1 on 1 coaching/mentoring. Visit me at www.infinitybold.com Credits: Awakening Dew by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
07:26
September 2, 2020
The Simple Stuff of Motivating your Team Members
EP02=17 In this episode, I'm going to share some very simple stuff you can do as a scrum master/project manager that will motivate your team. It's very easy to do, and what I talk about will go a long way with your team members If your looking to transition into an Agile scrum master or project manager, and would like one-on-one coaching and mentoring, visit my website at Infinitybold.com and signup for Complimentary session with me. No obligation, just an easy conversation to find out where you at and what you looking for.  Credits:  Awakening Dew by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
16:07
August 16, 2020
Scrum Master Role and Responsibilities
EP02-16 In this episode, I'll be providing you what the role and responsibilities of a Scrum Master. It's a short and sweet refresher.  Enjoy For more information on this topic, your can visit me at InfinityBold.com and let's chat. Credits:  Awakening Dew by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:15
August 4, 2020
5 Key Scaled Agile Metrics Overview (SAFe)
EP02-15 In this episode, joining me once again is Allen Ward of Alladys Consulting, an Agile Transformation consultant, Agile coach/mentor, and SAFe Certified professional. He will provide an overview of the 5 Key areas of Scaled Agile. Though many of you are familiar with these 5 Key areas, it's good to have a refresher and apply right away at your own shops.  For more information on this topic, your can visit me at InfinityBold.com and let's chat.
31:27
July 15, 2020
Using the 5 WHYS Process
EP02-14 In this episode I will provide you some tips on doing the 5 Whys and how this can help in finding the root cause and putting together an 5 WHY agenda.   For more information on this topic, your can visit me at InfinityBold.com and let's chat.   Awakening Dew by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:15
June 24, 2020
EP02-13 Better Scrum Retrospectives
Episode 02-13 In the episode,I'm going to provide some ideas on not having a boring scrum retrospectives. Come check it out.  Visit my website at Infinitybold.com for project management coaching, mentoring and leadership coaching.   
10:00
June 18, 2020
Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Project Management and Project Teams
EP02-12  In this episode, Sudha Anand joins me to talk briefly on the pros and cons of outsourcing project management.  Outsourcing/Offshore IT project management and team members is a growing trend for cost savings. The challenges still remains if outsourcing project management or team members impedes team performance and accountability. Listen in.   To contact Sudha Anand for consulting on software engineering, devops, and project management you can contact her at Asudha2005@gmail.com For project management coaching and mentoring, contact me at InfinityBold.com 
21:46
June 16, 2020
Have You Reflected On Your Life Purpose Yet?
EP02-11 In this short episode,  join me a listen to some tips on finding your Life Purpose. I'm going to provide you with some areas you can take action on to find your Life Purpose.  If you want to leave any comments or would like to be guided and coached in finding your Life Purpose visit my website and Infinitybold.com and signup for a FREE, No obligation session with me.  Awakening Dew Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:50
June 4, 2020
Adapt Agile Values to COVID-19 Situation
EP02-10 In this short episode, once again Allen Ward CEO and SAFe Consultant with Alladays Consulting joins me in adapting Agile values during this COVID-19 situation.  Come check it out.   Visit my website at Infinitybold.com for project management and leadership consulting. 
14:15
May 14, 2020
How To Work Well With Your Co-Workers
Episode 02-09. In this episode, I share with you simple tips on how to work well with your co-workers.  It's really simple, and you can do this immediately.  Check it out. Visit InfinityBold.com for Project management and Leadership coaching ** UPBEAT Soundtrack Credit to Mixaund https://mixaund.bandcamp.com/
30:08
April 22, 2020
10 Second Stress Tactic
Episode 02-08. In this episode, I will share with you a 10 second stress tactic that will help you calm yourself down. It's really simple, and you can do this immediately.  Check it out.  Visit InfinityBold.com for Project management and Leadership coaching
14:00
April 8, 2020
Leadership and Mental Resilience - Special Edition with Rommel Anancan
Episode 02-06 Leadership and Mental Resilience - Special Edition. Come join me on a discussion with Rommel Anancan, an award-winning motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and consultant. He powerfully impacts people by providing the clarity, motivation and education to break through their limits and achieve the success they desire. Rommel founded his company The Relationship Difference in 2011 and since then, he's had the privilege of working with amazing companies and organizations, and speaking to thousands of people nationwide. So, in this episode, we’re going to talk about Leadership and some understanding in developing in a leadership role.  Then we're going to follow-up with another topic to address factors working remotely due to this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that’s effecting millions of individuals, small businesses, our education and medical the industry on a global scale. Visit Infinitybold.com to reach Lloyd Phillip B. and to reach Rommel, got to RommelAnacan.com.  Share this podcast with your friends and family.
57:34
March 29, 2020
Stress Relief Strategies for the Project Manager
Episode 02-06 stress relief strategies for the project manager.  Join me as I provide you some quick tips on stress relief.  Hopefully some of the information in this episode will help out.   Visit my website at Infinitybold.com and check out our Products.  
42:27
March 23, 2020
Leadership Strategies In A Nutshell
Episode 02-05  Join me if providing you some tips on Leadership strategies. Listen and learn some critical steps to becoming an effective leader that your team will follow.  we'll go over communications, adaptability, team building, strategic thinking, and delegation. Visit my website if you want more information on leadership and our ebook store on management and leadership.  Infinitybold.com
23:24
March 14, 2020
How To Work With OffShore Teams (Remote Workers)
Episode 02-04  In this episode, Lloyd will touch on what scrum masters and project manager struggle with everyday and that is working with offshore and remote teams.  Lloyd will provide some quick tips to help with managing your remote workers. Although this topic can span to couple of hours, you gain some tips and techniques to help you right-away. There will be more topics on this down the road.  So listen in check it out.   If you have any questions on this topic, you can contact Lloyd at INFINITYBOLD.com 
18:08
February 14, 2020
Role of a Product Owner
Episode 02-03 Role of a Product Owner.  Join me an Enric Lizondo to discuss the role of a Product Owner.  We're going to touch on boundaries of a product owner, the responsibilities and a couple anti-behaviors product owners sometimes do.   Listen and check it out.  Visit Infinitybold.com for FREE ebooks, and coaching.   
24:43
February 1, 2020
Why Should I Inspect and Adapt
In this episode 02-02  I have with me Allen Ward as Agile Coach to cover the purpose for Inspect and Adapt in an agile and non-agile world. Hopefully, you will gain some good insight and knowledge why you should always Inspect and adapt.   For more information and coaching visit InfinityBold.com
21:01
January 22, 2020
Being Trustworthy Leaders and Managers
In this episode 02-01, Lloyd will provide some insights on being a Trustworthy leader and manager.  Many managers lack some of these traits, so we're going to review them in hopes to ensure new managers/leaders are effective in their role when working with peers, and teams.  for Coaching and Mentoring visit: InfinityBold.com 
11:36
January 6, 2020
How To Be A Scrum Master and Project Manager
In this episode, I have with me Chris Dettmering to talk about duel roles as a Scrum Master and Project manager and the struggles of transitioning from a traditional project manager to a scrum master and visa versa.  Hopefully, you will gain some insight and determine what if being a scrum master is to your liking, or being a traditional project manager. Let find out.....
24:27
December 20, 2019
Non-Profit Minority Women in Leadership Roles
In this episode, my guest is Susan Hoganes, she will talk about her challenges when entering the non-profit section. Her career starting from an administration role to an executive director.  
23:08
December 13, 2019
Starting a Non-Profit Organization
In this episode 14th, Eric Brown and Lloyd discusses some of the key areas when starting a non-profit organization. Eric Brown is the President and Chairman of The Homeland Security Foundation of America is an agency organized and certified as public, tax-exempt under IRC 501(c)(3) with 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) status.  HSFA is not a government agency. HSFAmerica.org is located in the state of Georgia.  Our discussion will touch on Eric's experiences and challenges when starting an organization like The Homeland Security Foundation of America; what kind of  individuals are needed to start an non-profit organization and should you have mentors.  We'll talk about the first couple of years, and the struggles he encounters as the executive director. How and what type of Board members should be considered when recruiting board members.  For more information check out The Homeland Security Foundation website at HSFAmerica.org
25:15
December 10, 2019
Scrum Processes and Traditional Project Management Comparisions
In this episode, i will provide you the key areas  and Scrum processes that address the specific activities and flow of a Scrum project. In total there are nineteen processes which are grouped into five phases. In the last part of this episode, I will provide you some comparisions between a Scrum master and traditional project management. 
15:42
December 10, 2019
Simple and Easy Steps to Goal Setting - Persistence
This episode is the second part of Goal Setting that will go over Steps in being Persistent in your goals. These are simple steps to follow. Come and listen.
08:54
November 22, 2019
Simple and Easy Steps to Goal Setting
In episode 12, join Lloyd Phillip B. in providing a simple and easy steps to Goal Setting and  what are your desires what you really want to achieve or attain.   You know there are  so many people today that don’t know what they want, and they struggle.  What I’m about to let you know is the simplist approach to attaining your goals….simple steps that anyone can do and master .  Try it out.
14:33
November 18, 2019
How To Coach Scrum Masters
Episode 11 How To Coach Scrum Masters.  Join me and Enric Lizondo to  discuss key points on how to Coach a Scrum Master. But more importantly, we going to take a holistic approach and changing the mindset.  We are all aware that there are many traditional project managers takikng on the role of a scrum master. So, it's important to understand what matters to people, as humans, we each have innate values, and these values drive our behavior and our interactions with other people.  Listen in and check it out.
28:58
November 15, 2019
The Struggles of a Product Owner and Scrum Master
Chris Detterming joins me again to provide more some tips to avoid some of the struggles you are encountering as a Product Owner and Agile scrum master.   So, come on and check it out! 
26:47
November 12, 2019
VETERANS DAY Special Thanks
This episode is a message to Why we celebrate Veterans Day.....A simple reminder why we honor our veterans on Veterans Day.  Thank you to our Veterans for their service and sacrifices. 
04:12
November 11, 2019
How To Create High Performance Teams
Join me  and Chris Dettmering to provide you some key tips and factors on creating a high performance team.  We'll touch on creating clarity in purpose, inspiring your team members, providing clarity to your backlog, ensure that every team member has clear responsibilities and performance, learning to trust your team members...and more So, come on and listen in. 
30:51
November 9, 2019
Key Areas to SAFe Agile Transformation
Allen Ward joins me today to provide you highlights on key areas of a SAFe Agile Transformation. We will describe the steps, or critical moves an enterprise can take to implement SAFe in a reliable and successful fashion.  While every transformation journey is unique, many organizations rely on the Scaled Agile implementation Roadmap for guidance on proven steps to get from Going SAFe to seeing business results.  Successful implementations share common attributes: early participation from executive leadership and a workforce well trained and educated in Scaled Agile Framework practices.  We'll talk about Value Streams and ART's.  Listen in to a SAFe guru.  So, come on and check it out. 
57:53
November 4, 2019
TIPS on AGILE Scrum Daily Standups
In this episode, join Lloyd Phillip B to provide some tips in running Agile daily Standups.  Check it out. Hopefully, you'll make your daily scrum standups run smoothly.  
13:06
November 2, 2019
What Managers Do To Make You Cringe
Today, join me with Tom Cumming  to discuss briefly a few areas where managers lack the leadership and trust of their employees or their peers.  They will identify a few signs of being a Bad manager and discuss how to fix it.  Nothing ignites more discussion or feedback than asking employees or peers about what makes a manager a bad manager.  Let's keep in mind that Supervisors, managers, directors, and VP's are human and they come in different shapes and sizes, different attitudes, big and small egos, they tend to be good people when they are out of the office, and frankenstein when they're in the office.   So, come on and check it out.  
35:54
October 27, 2019
What Does It Take To Be A Project Manager Part 2
Do you have what it takes to be a Project Manager?  Tom Cumming and I will explore some of the skill sets for a Project Manager.  Although being a project manager has it's pro's and con's, we hope to enlighten you and help you decide if this is the field you want to get into. We're not trying to scare or discourage you in anyway.  With our combined experience we've seen and experience first hand the craziness when you take on the role and responsibilities of a project manager.
26:25
October 23, 2019
What Does It Take To Be A Project Manager
Do you have what it takes to be a Project Manager?  Join Lloyd Phillip B, and Tom C, as they explore some of the skill sets for a Project Manager.  Although being a project manager has it's pro's and con's, we hope to enlighten you and help you decide if this is the field you want to get into.  We're not trying to scare or discourage you in anyway.  With our combined experience we've seen and experience first hand the craziness when you take on the role and responsibilities of a project manager.   
25:34
October 21, 2019
Agile Scrum Values
Today we will briefly review the scrum Values to the framework that each team members of a team uses to guide their decision making, and working with other team members.  Our guest today is Tom Cumming PMP. Tom has been a project manager for over 15 years.  His clients have included many fortune 500 companies. He has served on PMI-Orange Country Board of directors, and received the PMI-OC Presidents award.  He's served as an adjunct professor in project management.   Our discussion today will focus on (1) Courage, (2) Focus, (3) Respect, (4) Openness, and (5) Commitment Event To Success needs your support to help us continue giving you information on everyday project management and leadership coaching.
17:00
October 20, 2019
Agile Manifesto Summary
On today's episode join Tom Cumming and I to review, comment, and discuss the Agile Manifesto.  The Agile Manifesto is a brief document built on values and 12 principles for agile software development. The Agile Manifesto was published in February 2001 and is the work of 17 software development practitioners who observed the increasing need for an alternative to documentation-driven and heavyweight software development processes. Whether you want to learn more about Agile scrum, are navigating around the process or trying to apply it to your day to day activities as a project manager or scrum master , this quick podcast is for you. Event To Success needs your support to help us continue giving you information on everyday project management and leadership coaching.
34:44
October 20, 2019