In this week's SoundNotes, Tim Wise joins Dave Prior for a short conversation about Stretch Goals. Even is this is a topic you have a strong opinion about, this podcast has valuable information for you. Before the end the discussion, Tim offers up a version of stretch goals that is positive and healthy for a team. SHOW NOTES 02:35 Podcast Begins 02:44 Topic Intro: Stretch Goals 03:20 Tim’s initial thoughts on Stretch Goals at Team and Portfolio Level 06:08 Technical Debt 06:39 The difference between stretch goals and having a well groomed backlog full of “sprint ready” items 08:40 The lazy queue 09:13 Dave’s thoughts on Stretch Goals 10:31 A story of stretch goals gone wrong 11:30 The Stretch Goal Paradox explained 12:40 The negative Scrum team is not a knife you want to sharpen 13:12 Slack Resources and planning for personal slack which will be used for personal growth 17:38 Planning Healthy Stretch Goals to invest in giving the team more flexibility. 18:22 It’s not always about points. 21:00 Atlanta Scrum User Group update HBR ARTICLE The Stretch Goal Paradox Atlanta Scrum User Group CONTACTING TIM LeadingAgile WiseAgile Tim on Twitter Tim on LinkedIn CONTACTING DAVE LeadingAgile: Email: Twitter: Personal Blog: LEADINGAGILE CSM & CSPO CLASSES For information on LeadingAgile’s upcoming public CSM and CSPO classes, please go to: Use the discount code: LA_Podcast to receive a 15% discount on the class. FEEDBACK/QUESTIONS If you have comments on the podcast, or have questions for the LeadingAgile coaches that you’d like to have addressed in a future episode of LeadingAgile’s SoundNotes, you can reach Dave at

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