Had a 15 minute scrum this morning ( to start the day ) with my leads and I have to say how amazed I am how that 15 minute sync had a positive ripple effect across the whole day and for all parties which then effected other groups. It wasn’t just the fact that we had an early morning meeting but it was more about the positive context of the meeting. Although we were getting updates for current work efforts we took time to highlight and praise some of our recent successes. It seemed like it struck a good balance with the team as to pretty much asking more from them with their updates on new work and trying to keep that moving forward but also in recognizing what they just completed successfully. I have been managing through scrums for years and sometimes I am just astonished in how effective good communication and a little recognition can be.