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......

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:......

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,......

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......

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......

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......