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Mad, Sad, Glad Template

Updated: Aug 28, 2021


Mad, Sad, Glad Template

Mad, Sad, Glad (or Mad Sad Glad) is a popular agile retrospective technique that promotes emotional well-being by encouraging team members to consider ways to improve morale and create a positive team environment. It's an excellent tool to:

  • Establish healthy team dynamics

  • Improve team morale

  • Refine processes so they work as well in practice as they do on paper


The template contains three sections:

  • Mad: Things that the team found frustrating in the last iteration

  • Sad: Things that the team found disappointing in the last iteration

  • Glad: Things that made the team happy and excited in the last iteration


The key to success using this template is to make sure that everyone knows that there are no right or wrong answers. The goal of Mad, Sad, Glad is to capture how everyone is feeling, not to brainstorm a process or strategy.



How to add the Mad, Sad, Glad Template to your Dojoit board


You have two options:


Option 1: Select from within the board


Instructions to add a template to a Dojoit board



Option 2: Download and upload to your board


1. Download the template to your desktop/downloads folder

Mad-Sad-Glad-Template
.zip
Download ZIP • 20KB

2. Unzip the downloaded file


3. Drag the unzipped SVG file from your desktop/downloads folder to the board



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