Straightforward retrospective exercise that asks teams to identify and discuss what makes them Glad, Sad and Mad.
Midway through a project
Sometimes we can feel robotic working in the digital 21st century. Using emotive language in this retrospective reminds the team they are working with people, each with their own problems and feelings. Glad, sad and mad are relatively simple emotions to convey and understand. The simple framework allows team members to put forward their points with a human perspective.
The 4 Ls is a popular four-panel retrospective that asks teams to feedback on the positives and negatives of a particular topic or activity.
Four-panel retrospective with alternative categories of Drop, Add, Keep and Remove.