Explicitly whether they would like to have a discussion about specific topics, and facilitating the discussion around those topics, can really help.
With a secret box, team members can drop in their views and submit things they would want to discuss in the retrospective.
This exercise helps you to distinct between the team-level impediments and those that needed escalation to the next level.
This retrospective exercise can be used within agile frameworks like Scrum, SAFe, XP or Kanban to have teams agree upon the vital few improvement actions that they will do.
The Perfection Game can be used as a retrospective exercise to quickly discover strengths and define effective improvement actions.
The dispersed team questions retrospective exercise is a variant of the questions-based retrospective for teams consisting of members working from different locations, for example team members working from home or working in different offices, countries or even continents.