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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 ...

A critique of PMI’s Disciplined Agile; just another certification or ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

The two things I learned from hosting 30 agile Meetups in 2020

crossing the road into 2021 This post is about fear versus hope. I don’t want you to have to work in fear. A lot of people I spoke to throughout 2020 ...

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 ...

How I got 15 agile coaches to align, collaborate and deliver an ...

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 ...

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.
Source Agility - Responsive Agile Coaching book


In “Responsive Agile Coaching” – Niall McShane draws on over a decade of agile coaching experience to document a clear and well-researched model that lifts the lid on how agile coaching actually works. The book starts by defining what the role of agile coach has become in recent times before putting forward a field-tested and theoretically sound model for conducting agile coaching conversations.