Learning from the Experience

For the last 20 minutes of the session, have a closing mob retrospective where everyone who participated in the mob can share insights and put forward suggestions on what to adjust for next time.

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There are several ways to do this, my favorite is to use a technique borrowed from Edward de Bono’s book Six Thinking Hats [de 99] that separates thinking into clear functions, keeping the discussion on track.

Thinking Hats

To do Thinking Hats effectively, you need blank Post-its and a Sharpie, and you can re-use the whiteboard you used for mobbing.

As the person facilitating, it’s up to you to make the notes on what’s being ...

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