Hiking Near Prague: Třebsín

One of our favorite short hiking walks (3-4h) near Prague starts from a small village called Třebsín .

The route.

Stop the car* by the pub – usually, there are around 20 car spots. Then follow the green route towards “ Závist u Třebsína .”

You might see most of the people going to another direction, but I recommend you not to follow them. The reason I’ll explain later.

So, find the green path and walk a bit up-hill for 0.5 kilometers. You will pass this magnificent view.

After a while, the road will end, and you will start walking into a fantastic forest. Keep walking for another 2.5 kilometers. Make sure you read all the signs along the path to learn more about the area. In the end, you will find the next stop called ” Medník .

A view from the forest

Then continue to the green path to “Na Stezce.”

The green path :)

At some point, you will feel the 15 min downhill experience, which was the main reason not to take the trace the other way around as most of the people did :) I saved you! :)

When you reach “Na Stezce”, change the color and start following the “red” path towards “Pod Třebšínem

You will pass lots of bungalows and friendly-looking people and a lovely pub, which is closed due to the COVID lockdown. Then you will see some beautiful views from Sazava River like the one that we took with our cameras. Just follow the road and be kind to nature and to the people you meet.

Here you can sit and observe the nature
A nice view from the route

When you reach “Pod Trebsinem” retake the green path for another kilometer to go back to Třebsín .

Don’t forget to stop by here and read more about the name of the village. It’s a pretty exciting story, but since my Czech is very limited, I liked the way they presented it more :)

A story about the village,

* I use my car to drive somewhere and to discover routes that start and finish at the same spot.

Inspiration for Scrum Masters and Other Leaders (vol 1)

I hope you have read my article about building a scrum master community. where I share some thoughts on how to help the scrum masters grow and become real stars.

This week I have decided to explore the opportunity to create a spam source (I meant a digest) for the other leaders with whom I am working, with the same goal in mind.

Then I said to my self, what a beautiful covid day; Why don’t I share the links for you, maybe you could find them useful too.

Scrum Master Inspiration

Ruinous Empathy of a Scrum Master
You must have heard about the Radical Candor book and its quadrant model. Today I want to talk about how you can apply this model to a Scrum Master role

Scrum Team Roles and Responsibilities
The Scrum team chiefly consists of three roles: The Scrum Master, Product Owner & the Development Team. Anyone outside the core team doesn’t have any direct influence over the Team.

2019 Scrum Master Trends
Old but gold: The survey results reveal salary trends and agile adoption patterns, while also exploring gender equality within the Scrum Master role.

Product Owners and Engineering Leaders

Defect Management in Scrum
Eventually, everyone who has done some basic Scrum training asks the question, “How do you handle the fixing of bugs? Where does this fit in the process?”

Becoming a Manager of Engineers
Becoming a manager is usually one of the biggest challenges of an engineer’s career. This article will give you some great advice and help you grow.

Top 10 Software Engineering Metrics Too often, software engineering team leaders are worried that measuring metrics could be perceived by their team as an unnecessary, intrusive complexity that will erode their culture and wellbeing

The Product Owners and The (Business) Value
Product Owners’ main responsibility is to maximize the value for the Product, in order to create, deliver and maintain a successful Product, but what is value?

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Burn Baby Burn!

How much time do you spend in meetings? I guess a lot. How do you track the ROI of a meeting? Yeah, there are formulas and approaches and studies in the universities, but if you want to check a pretty neat way of doing that – see this website. I challenge you to show that on the screen during your next meeting. :)

Happy Baba Marta: Discover Bulgaria and Romania

Martenitsa is a small piece of adornment, made of white and red yarn and worn from March 1 until around the end of March (or the first time an individual sees a stork, swallow or budding tree). The name of the holiday is Baba Marta. “Baba” (баба) is the Bulgarian word for “grandmother” and Mart (март) is the Bulgarian word for the month of March.

Baba Marta

Baba Marta is a Bulgarian tradition related to welcoming the upcoming spring. The month of March, according to Bulgarian folklore, marks the beginning of springtime. Therefore, the first day of March is a traditional holiday associated with sending off winter and welcoming spring.

Mărţişor

Romanians also have a similar but not identical holiday on March 1 , called “Mărţişor”. If and how these two holidays are related is still a matter of debate between ethnologists.