Process

The Responsibility Process – Letting Go of Blame

By |2019-12-23T03:57:31-05:00August 31st, 2017|Process|

Every year I try to attend training. Last October, I participated in Christopher Avery’s The Responsibility Process Intensive in Munich. I approached the workshop as an opportunity to improve my coaching. Surprisingly, the workshop profoundly improved my personal life as much as my professional life. Christopher shared that many people ...
Read more >

The Eight Hats of an Agile Coach

By |2019-11-07T10:55:21-05:00June 12th, 2017|Process|

Back in 2012, I worked with a colleague to develop a new course for ScrumMasters (and other Agile change agents).  Our goal was to figure out a way to support learners on a progressive educational journey from ScrumMaster to Agile Coach (CSP-SM).  While the specific offering we developed did not ...
Read more >

How to Play Fearless Journey

By |2019-12-23T05:22:41-05:00April 6th, 2017|Frameworks, Process|

Fearless Journey is a game where the goal is for the players to discover a new transformational reality.  The power of Fearless Journey is that it allows us to engage in deep thinking on how to completely alters our present condition and help us ignore the little problems that distract us. The objective ...
Read more >

Best Ways to Motivate Team Scrum Members

By |2019-11-24T06:20:41-05:00March 6th, 2017|Process|

Stop doing things that demotivate people! Seriously...there are a lot of silly things that people are expected to endure in big companies that are severely demotivating. Almost all of Peopleware is spent identifying how common practices in software management demotivates people. If it is within your power to stop these ...
Read more >

How to Run a Coaching Dojo

By |2019-11-24T06:23:08-05:00December 28th, 2016|Frameworks, Process, Product|

A coaching dojo is a safe place to improve three important skills for an Agile Coach - observing, listening and questioning.  The goals of a coaching dojo are to offer opportunities to practice listening without judgment, gather information more effectively and ask different kinds of questions to understand the real ...
Read more >

Facilitator Kit For Agile Coaches

By |2019-11-24T06:24:50-05:00December 12th, 2016|Process|

For just a small investment of $13.99, you can have your very own facilitation starter kit!  It has post-its!  It has Sharpies!  It has stickers!  It has everything you need for your next collaborative, engaging and productive conversation with the Team, your users and the customers.  For just $13.99 you ...
Read more >