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The four performance metrics I use when hiring agile coaches

Sometimes I feel that measuring the performance of an agile coach is similar to assessing the quality of a creative dance performance. But it shouldn't be that subjective. This post will give you ...
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How to navigate your agile career through 2021; a 5-step guide

2020 was a tough year; I'd like to help make 2021 an awesome year for you.
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How I got 15 agile coaches to align, collaborate and deliver an outcome

HINT: you can't command and control agile coaches; they expect and deserve to be treated as knowledge workers who play a key role in achieving change and delivery outcomes.
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4 steps to becoming a competent, self-confident agile coach

I believe the role of agile coach is the best job to have; this post is my view on what it takes to confidently and competently execute the role.
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4 things you need to experience at work to stay sane

Recently I ran a (not so scientific) experiment with 30 agile practitioners during a Meetup I hosted. I polled everyone on what helps bring meaning into their work. Here’s the word cloud
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Three tensions agile coaches learn to navigate

Navigating tensions is like walking along a ridge; one wrong step can lead to a (very) bad outcome. Here are some tips to keep you safe.
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How to manage your facilitation anxiety

Getting in flow as you facilitate relies on you to optimise your stress levels. Here's some techniques to prepare you to get in front of the room.
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What are agile coaches accountable for..?

This post summarises what 40 agile coaches said at a recent Meetup when I asked them the above question.
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