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WHY and WHEN to hire an agile coach?

Some people have a problem with the role of AGILE COACH Mention the role AGILE COACH to a group of senior executives embarking on a transformation and chances are you’ll get a mix of reactions. ...
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Designing a leadership offsite workshop using the RAMP approach

When I was asked to come up with some ideas for designing a leadership team’s offsite all day workshop, I approached the situation by framing the event as an engagement challenge.
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4 reasons why every agile coach should have a mentor

Here are four reasons you won’t fulfil your potential as an agile coach without a mentor: You won’t see your blind spots You’ll think you’re more competent than you really are The risk of career ...
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Five steps on the pathway to becoming an agile coach

Here are the five steps; consider these then read on to get more details:
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Agile coaching for delivery; nine essential themes for getting stuff done

Agile requires us to work with and through others to deliver outcomes. This brings up a tension between getting things done and treating each other with respect; this post explores that tension.
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A critique of PMI’s Disciplined Agile; just another certification or a game-changer

Let’s get straight to it. PMI’s Disciplined Agile (DA) has the potential to be a game-changer for the industry; but can PMI sell it and gain traction over the mature marketing machines of SAFe and ...
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The one skill that differentiates the best agile coaches

Yes, one skill can make or break an agile coach. Here's my view on this one skill.
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How to (agile) coach executives—nine things to NOT do

Getting time in front of executives is a key opportunity to influence an enterprise; here's how to ensure you avoid some common pitfalls. This post does not reflect any specific executive team but is ...
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Five Agile Coaching Techniques to Deal with Bullying Behaviour

You never know when or where you'll meet a bully. If you do encounter such a person there are techniques to use to help everyone navigate towards a safer, more sustainable way of working. Bullies are ...
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