Posts filed under: Coaching

Dance Of The Scrum Master – Ask Don’t Tell

I recently attended an Advanced Scrum Master Certification course facilitated by Dhaval Panchal. I have been working on scrum teams for about fourteen years. Over the years I have been...... Read More

Decide how you are going to decide

Deciding how you are going to decide can be the most important team decision you can make. Clarity in your teams decision making modes can unlock your team productivity.... Read More

Scrum Master stances

Here are Scrum Master stances. Although default stance for a scrum master is to be in service to their scrum team. Where in she is identifying and removing impediments to...... Read More

Satir Change Model

The Satir Change model applies to individuals as well as systems of individuals. It is one of the cornerstones of the family therapist Virginia Satir’s work on how change takes...... Read More

Distributed Agile Simulation

Simulations reveal ones default behavior. I have learned a lot about myself and my default settings when I have participated in simulations. Shout out to AYE conference, PSL workshops and...... Read More

Coaching Smells

“Hi, I’m a coach and I am here to help”  My spine stiffens and I can feel my hair on back of my neck. “Thanks, K” I respond tepidly K:...... Read More

Sharing Values, a team building exercise

A few months ago, I was facilitating sprint retrospective for a multi-cultural team that had members of different national origins (UK, South Africa, Angola and United States). We started gathering...... Read More