SE-Radio Episode 238: Linda Rising on the Agile Brain

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Linda_Rising_Color100-125Johannes Thönes talks to Linda Rising, author, speaker and independent consultant, about the Agile Brain. They start by talking about the fixed, talent-oriented mindset and then contrast with the learning-oriented mindset. After establishing the terms, Linda explains how we know which mindset we are in currently and how we can change it for us and others, for instance, by offering praise in the right way.

In the second part of the interview, they discuss why scientific experiments would be necessary to improve our work, and how we can port some of these practices in our daily work — for instance through retrospectives.

This episode was recorded one day before Linda’s 73th birthday.

Venue: Krakow, ACE! Conference

Related Links

Book: Linda Rising. The Patterns Handbook: Techniques, Strategies, and Applications

Book: Linda Rising. Design Patterns in Communications Software

Book: Mary Lynn Manns and Linda Rising. Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas

Book: Mary Lynn Manns and Linda Rising. More Fearless Change: Strategies for Making Your Ideas Happen

Episode 105: Retrospectives with Linda Rising

Episode 139: Fearless Change with Linda Rising

Book: Carol Dweck. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Malcolm Gladwell: The Talent Myth

Books: Nature or Nurture

How Not to Talk to Your Kids. New York Magazine

Video: Linda Rising. The Agile Mindset — and beyond. GOTO Aarhus 2013

Release! – A light card game about software and the people who make it.

Brain Science Podcast

Radiolab Podcast

Freconomiscs Radio Podcast

Scientific American Podcast: 60-Second Mind

99U Podcast


Linda’s Website

Linda’s Twitter


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