Empathy interviews for transformational coaching

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Agile Coaching Ethics Initiative – Key Accomplishments & Highlights

Agile Alliance

The team working on the Agile Alliance Agile Coaching Ethics Initiative has been working steadily over the last six months, and we have now published a draft Code of Ethical Conduct for Agile Coaching (Code) and a set of supporting Ethics Scenarios.


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Cornerstones of Coaching


Co-Active Coaching has 4 cornerstones that underpin the coaching relationship between coach and coachee. . The coach lets go of problem-solving or being nice in favour of telling the hard truth or witnessing a client who is in pain. .

The Coaching Conversation Canvas


One of the most often used skills and stances in the daily life of a Scrum Master probably is coaching. I'm talking coaching as in the definition of e.g. the Agile Coaching Institute . So we are explicitly talking about coaching, not consulting or mentoring but coaching.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Agile Coach Camp Worldwide – Going Remote!

Agile Alliance

Agile Coach Camp Worldwide (ACC-WW) was no exception. The post Agile Coach Camp Worldwide – Going Remote! The Alliance agile coach camp worldwide eventsOur world became topsy-turvy because of the COVID pandemic.

Is a Scrum Master an Agile Coach?


The role of Agile Coach is growing in prominence in many organisations. From software development through to marketing and HR, whole organisations are now seeing benefits from agile adaptive approach to work, and are building internal positions for new Agile Coach roles. .

Es hora de repensar el "coaching" en agile coaching


En enero de 2020, tuve una entrevista telefónica para un proyecto de transformación ágil con un líder de una empresa con sede en Barcelona que estaba interesado en agile coaching. El entrevistador me preguntó si me gustaría lanzarme a una conversación de coaching y acepté.

Coach the Coach Episode 2 – Building Relationships


Coach the Coach Episode 2 - Building Relationships. To be effective, all coaches must develop a productive relationship with their team or teams. How Should Coaches Start Building Relationships. How to best do that varies from coach to coach.

6 Tips for Leaders as a Coach


In my view, leaders are expected to have coaching skills to build competent and agile organisations that are fully resilient. I am sharing my experience in this blog post on how leaders can leverage coaching to unleash collective intelligence. Coaching does not mean spoon-feeding.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

When A Team Graduates From Its Coach


When a Dev team, their Agile Coach, and Team Facilitator are working well together, it’s a great thing to see! The Agile Coach helps a number of teams to strengthen their use of Scrum, improve technical skills, and identify a team kaizen each Sprint.

Article: How Tech Leaders Can Leverage Their Mentoring and Teaching with Coaching

InfoQ Articles

You may have heard about coaching and wondered what it entails and how you might incorporate it into your role. Do you need to have “coach” as part of your job description in order to use coaching skills?

Executive Coaching, Lesson 1


The post Executive Coaching, Lesson 1 appeared first on DevOps.com. ROELBOB executive training humor parody satire

The Changing Role of the Agile Coach

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Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor

As a Product Manager, prioritizing work on your roadmap is an important part of your role. To answer roadmap questions, you're probably familiar with frameworks like RICE and Cost of Delay. But products are built by people, and people are messy - unlike these frameworks. Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Adviser, has identified potholes in your roadmap that are preventing you from planning as best as you can. She'll take you through all the opportunities to improve your organization's relationship to its roadmap that you may have missed along the way.

Systems Thinking in Organizational Coaching


This is quite a long read which you can download as the whitepaper "Systems Thinking in Organizational Coaching". In this whitepaper, I will be sharing an example of organizational coaching, in which I successfully applied the Systems Thinking approach.

The 3 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need Communication Coaching

CEO Insider

When you think about coaching, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many entrepreneurs, coaching is synonymous with improving business strategy. The post The 3 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need Communication Coaching appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

From Developer to Coach – Evolving an Agile Mindset

Agile Alliance

The post From Developer to Coach – Evolving an Agile Mindset first appeared on Agile Alliance. “There has to be a better way. I can’t do this to my family again.” I was at the end of a 9-month long project where I’d known from the start that I’d be working 60+ hours a week for the final 2 months and not focusing enough on my new family. And I felt … Continued. member

Do We Need Agile Coaches when Practicing Scrum?


TL; DR: Agile Coaches vs. Scrum Masters. Do We Need Agile Coaches when Practicing Scrum? Don’t get me wrong; my LinkedIn profile states “Professional Scrum Trainer, Agile Coach, and Scrum Master,” as ‘agile coach’ is an important search term.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue? Gary Galvin is here to answer that question. He will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability; because when your team clearly understands what path they’re on and why they’re on it, they are that much more likely to achieve results.

How to Coach for SMART Goals

Next Level Blog

They then spent the day in conversation with President Obama’s former aide and “body man”, Reggie Love ; learning how to build their personal brands, getting career development advice from a panel of black executives, and coaching each other on setting actionable goals.

Transition Coaching After Executive Search Placement Increases Success in India

N2Growth Blog

Executive coaching was nearly unheard of in India 15 or so years ago. Now there are thousands of certified executive coaches and multiple ICF chapters engaged in helping executives and their organizations succeed. By Kunal Jha & Kelli Vukelic.

Team Lead as Coach


In this podcast episode we talk about how a team lead should be a coach and mentor to the team. I talk about a few scenarios and about the contrasts between the “coach” and “fixer” mindsets that leaders can adapt. When coaching, you are developing someone’s skills and knowledge so that they can become more developed as a person and as a team member. Today I wanted to address coaching for team leads. Or a coach?

Parallel Juggling while Coaching Multiple Teams

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How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach. To stay competitive in today’s market, you need to implement a formal coaching approach that is aligned with your buyer’s journey and internal processes to drive results. Fortunately, Steve Benson is here to help you become that great coach.

Article: Preventing Transformational Burnout by Collaboration, Transparency, Feedback, and Coaching

InfoQ Articles

This article explores probable sources of mental breakdowns and lack of motivation and confidence along with types of burnout and describes the role agile coaches and organizational leaders can therefore play in addressing burnout.

What’s Happening with Agile Coach Camp Worldwide

Agile Alliance

If you aren’t aware, thanks to COVID-19 Agile Coach Camp Worldwide has gone virtual with the Home Edition. Agile Coach Camps are targeted at Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Managers, Execs, really anyone that is interested in taking a coaching approach to helping others … Continued.

Coaching more than one team at the same time?


Watching Euro2020, my daughter asked if a football coach could manage two teams at once. To do it well and to do it professionally coaches need focus & commitment.

Impact of agile coaching on managers survey

Storm Consulting

It’s a survey of agile coaches and the managers & leaders they work with. The post Impact of agile coaching on managers survey appeared first on Storm Consulting. Agile Agile coaching ManagerEver wondered how leaders and managers develop an “agile mindset”?

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

How to Coach Employees to High Performance When Time is Limited

Let's Grow Leaders

When You Coach Employees, Make Every Conversation Count You want to coach employees to improve performance, but there’s just so little time. Make every coaching conversation count, by focusing on what each team member needs most.

From Developer to Coach – Evolving an Agile Mindset

Agile Alliance


Shu-Ha-Ri of Professional Coaching


The main skills a Scrum Master will employ in the Ri stage are those of professional coaching. So how do great Scrum Masters acquire the professional coaching skills? Unfortunately, coaching skills do not make it to the top of their priority list at this stage, and that is a shame.

Your Daily Scrum: My Agile Coach Says Scrum Isn't Agile!?!?


On a recent episode of Your Daily Scrum , Professional Scrum Trainers Todd Miller and Ryan Ripley address a common criticism of Scrum: Scrum isn't really agile, it's a command and control framework.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

[VLOG] Coaching in Scrum


In this vlog, I will be sharing a light introduction about coaching mainly within the context of Scrum framework. One of my concerns with Scrum Masters in the job market, only a few of them understands about coaching. I've also made a blog about coaching in Scrum.

Fixing Your Agile Coaching: Writing User Stories that are Sliced for Value


3 Steps to becoming an Agile Coach


Completing an Agile Coaching certification doesn’t make you an Agile Coach. I thought about my own journey and interviewed a number of successful active coaches. First, an example of some excellent coaching. Get Coaching Theory and Practice.

Continuously improve with Agile coach Kimbaly St. Matthew-Daniel


Agile coach Kimbaly St. Matthew-Daniel offers her approach to fixing broken processes and streamlining the workflow

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.