Posts tagged with: scrummaster

ScrumMaster as Servant Leader

“The great leader is seen as servant first, and this simple fact is key to his greatness” – Robert K Greenleaf The servant-leader is servant first, and then conscious choice...... 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

Poem Scrum Master

Oh Master of Scrum, You make our team hum You take obstacles away So we can work all day With you we are greater than our Sum! – By Bilyana,...... Read More

Afternoon ScrumMaster

  Context explains a lot of our behavior.   This is a most intriguing case, that I feel I can now retell. For much time has passed by and my...... Read More

Recognizing Bottleneck’s

The term “bottleneck” refers to a point where after the flow or velocity perceptively reduces. It is metaphorically derived from flow of water through a narrow mouthed bottle where the...... 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