Scrum Masters & Agile Coaches, Stop Team Coaching!

Scrum.org

Why do I think team coaching is a bad idea? Don't get me wrong, I believe team coaching can have a great amount of added value. It’s just that I often find that teams receive coaching while they should not even be a team. And so we end up passionately coaching team bottom bun.

Scrum Master is the Master of Coaching

Scrum.org

We have invested time and effort for finding Scrum Masters in the job market and for developing more Scrum Masters internally with great coaching skills. Because as a company we truly believe that a great coach will improve people’s lives and the company will reap the benefit out of it. The Scrum Master is a coach at the organisation level. The coaching stance is one of the stances that the Scrum Master need to master besides the many other stances. What is coaching?

Scrum Masters & Agile Coaches, stop teamcoaching!

Scrum.org

It’s just that I often find that teams receive coaching while they should not even be a team. Those teams need lots of help to become truly agile, so Scrum Masters & Agile Coaches are hired to coach those teams. And so we end op passionately coaching team bottom bun.

Coaching

Six Disciplines

Coaching is a mainstay of corporate organizational development and has experienced a long evolution since its beginnings in the late 1950''s. Growth of the coaching industry was rapid in the 1980''s, when it was hailed as a management tool for improving work performance and for building teams. In a 1996 Newsweek article, Thomas Leonard, considered to be one of the fathers of business coaching, estimated there were 1,000 coaches nationwide.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

This webinar will cover how sales managers can track opportunities, accounts, and sales activities, all while coaching and collaborating with sales teams on a daily and weekly basis. Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue?

Reality Coaching – Business Coaching

Rapid BI

In the second part of this mini series Mike explores coaching in the business environment. Introduction There are as many flavours of coaching are there are types of ice-cream. The post Reality Coaching – Business Coaching appeared first on RapidBi. Management CoachingEach has its time and place. And like eating ice-cream it is easy to fall into our comfort zone and repeatedly have the same flavour – […].

Coaching models

Rapid BI

Coaching models and theories Coaching models and theories are tools that help to shape the way we think, manage and run ourselves, our people and our organizations. This page lists some of the coaching models and theories found to be of value by the team at RapidBI. The post Coaching models appeared first on RapidBi. Management coaching models ppt slides

One Shocking Thing Many Agile Coaches Are Getting Wrong

Scrum.org

Many Agile coaches and Scrum Masters believe they know best. Because many Agile coaches are also unfamiliar with Taylorism or misunderstand it, they often fall into the same trap that Taylorists fall into. What some Agile coaches are getting wrong. The Coaching Habit.

Becoming a Coaching Leader

Nathan Magnuson

We hear so much about coaching these days. Leaders need to coach more. Employees need more coaching. High performers need coaching. Low performers need coaching. And what does a quality coaching conversation actually look like in action?

Coaching

Six Disciplines

Coaching is a mainstay of corporate organizational development and has experienced a long evolution since its beginnings in the late 1950's. Growth of the coaching industry was rapid in the 1980's, when it was hailed as a management tool for improving work performance and for building teams. In a 1996 Newsweek article, Thomas Leonard, considered to be one of the fathers of business coaching, estimated there were 1,000 coaches nationwide.

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. This means coaching. According to CSO Insights, sales coaching has a double-digit impact on win rates and quota attainment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Coach your sales team and set them up for success.

Why and How I Became an Agile Coach

Scrum.org

As an agile coach and trainer, I have had the opportunity to reach thousands of students that are just beginning their journey into the Scrum and agile world. Throughout the years, I was repeatedly asked by students how they can get a job being a Scrum Master or agile coach.

What Coaching Leaders Do Differently

Nathan Magnuson

The term “coaching” has been trending as a corporate buzzword for some time now. We’re all familiar with athletics coaches. But when someone advises us to find a coach to learn a new skill or solve problem, it’s usually in a professional context.

Thing Three – The Power of Peer Coaching

Agile Alliance

In this video, William Kammersell shares the Thing Three agile peer coaching model and tips, tricks, and lessons he have learned over the last year using it. People

Self-coaching methods to improve your leadership

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by John Packham The debate is still out about whether leaders are born or made, but if you are looking to up your leadership game this year, you’ll want to do what all great leaders do: practice self-coaching. … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building decisions gratitude productivity self-coaching success

Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor

Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, has identified potholes in your roadmap that are preventing you from planning as best as you can. As a Product Manager, prioritizing work on your roadmap is an important part of your role.

Reality Coaching – Coaching Motivational Presenters

Rapid BI

Introduction I received a phone call asking if I was available to coach a pair of TV personalities preparing to deliver a high profile motivational seminar. The post Reality CoachingCoaching Motivational Presenters appeared first on RapidBi. Management CoachingThe pair had been asked to run an event together and the rehearsals were not being as successful as they had hoped. Let’s get to know the clients: […].

How coaching creates great leaders

Lead on Purpose

His vision transformed the personal computer, music, … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building assessment coaching mentor visionWhen I think of leaders who have built great companies, the first name that comes to mind is Steve Jobs. He was arguably one of the greatest CEOs of the modern business era.

How coaching creates great leaders

Lead on Purpose

His vision transformed the personal computer, music, … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building assessment coaching mentor visionWhen I think of leaders who have built great companies, the first name that comes to mind is Steve Jobs. He was arguably one of the greatest CEOs of the modern business era.

Coaching model – Skill vs. Will

Rapid BI

Introduction: The Skill vs. Will matrix is a management tool (made popular in “The Tao of coaching” by Max Landsberg) used to determine what the best management approach is for a given staff member, based on two metrics: their level of skill and their level of will. The post Coaching model – Skill vs. Will appeared first on RapidBi. Management Coaching matrix models+theories skill will

Coach K: Mike Krzyzewski on Teamwork

Nathan Magnuson

As he exited the floor for the last time as a college athlete, he headed straight for Coach Mike Krzyzewski with tears streaming down his face and the two shared a prolonged embrace. He played and coached under Bob Knight at West Point. Coach K knows how to build winning teams.

Basic Desires and coaching

Agile42

Agile Finland, our local association in Finland on all things agile, organizes regular Coaching Circle events that gather people together interested in agile and coaching. We learn new things and practice coaching in a safe to fail environment. A coach can facilitate this exercise for the team. While Ari runs a full workshop on this approach, an agile coach could utilise it at work to identify motivations and help teams or individuals improve.

Leadership Profile: Coach Dick Burton

Nathan Magnuson

Have you ever had a coach, teacher, or mentor in your formative years who pushed you to be more than you thought you could become on your own? Coaching Courage Inspiration Leadership Profiles coaching Dick Burton fear football leadership profile William Jewell

The Coaching Habit

Next Level Blog

With The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever , Michael Bungay Stainer has written a really useful book for anyone charged with leading and facilitating the work of others. Next Level Podcast audio books Michael Bungay Stanier podcast The Coaching Habit

Myurveda your pocket health coach

Cabot Solutions

Cabot introduces a mobile app for health and fitness management for the people on the go Based on ancient Indian traditional healing system Ayurveda

Calling all Finnish coaches

Agile42

As we mentioned in an earlier blog post , agile42 is looking to expand its team of coaches in most markets where we have a presence. Specifically, our team in Finland is looking for new members that would love to pursue a career as an Agile coach.

When to Coach… and When Not To

Nathan Magnuson

“How can I get my leaders to do a better job coaching their teams?” I’ve shared the key skills of coaching as well as my favorite coaching conversational model GROW. That said, a new question arises, which is when should you coach and when shouldn’t you?

Reality Coaching – Life Coaching

Rapid BI

Ok so you have done your training and in so doing bought your coaching toolbox, now how do you use these things? Before we get into the meaning of life (coaching) lets go back in time a little. One day while sitting in the office you suddenly notice that the world is talking about coaching. [.]. Management Coaching

From ScrumMaster to Team Coach – Revisited

SolutionsIQ

Where coaching used to be something you exclusively get from the outside of the organization, it is now crucial for organizations to develop an internal capacity to support, grow and sustain greater agility. What does a coach look like if you are leveraging Kanban?

GROW into a coaching model

Rapid BI

The GROW coaching model has been used successfully by coaches in sport and business as well as by many organizations as part of a change towards a coaching style of management. The post GROW into a coaching model appeared first on RapidBi. Management Coaching coaching model current reality goals Graham Alexander GROW model john whitmore Leadership management style options performance coaching sir john whitmore will wrap-up

We need disruption in Agile Training and Coaching

Net Objectives

And the people they support’s model is training and placing coaches. Brands compete – so it’s not surprising to … Continue reading "We need disruption in Agile Training and Coaching". Learning Teaching CoachingCertifying bodies promoting a particular brand have changed the industry for the better in many ways. But they are businesses. And their model is selling training. As much as possible, as you’d expect from any business.

Professional Development Best Practice 6 – Peer Coaches

Strategy Driven

The post Professional Development Best Practice 6 – Peer Coaches appeared first on StrategyDriven. Premium Professional Development business coach business mentor peer coach peer mentor personal development professional development strategydriven strategydriven professional

A word from our coaches

Agile42

We have asked coaches Richard Dolman, Daniel Lynn, Jakob Verner, Dave Sharrock and Andrea Tomasini to sit down for a short video where they tell us about the coaching culture at agile42. We are happy to have built an environment where coaches have autonomy and can grow professionally.

Meet The Coach: Kemmy Raji

Agile42

Continuing with the “ Meet The Coach ” series, we have Kemmy Raji - an Agile Coach and Trainer who has been embracing agile principles and practices for over 10 years. Q: How did you first start your agile path and end up coaching with agile42?

Growing Agile: A Coach’s Guide to Agile Testing

Agile Alliance

This books includes a collection of workshops to help teams grasp 5 key agile testing principles and adopt an agile testing mindset. It's not just for testers. Technology Testing

How to plan and create a structured approach to coaching?

Agile42

Observational Coaching Starting out as a new agile coach is difficult. Learn to leverage a structured approach to coaching that defines a way to prepare and execute coaching activities. To help us avoid jumping ahead of ourselves, we can leverage a coaching structure.

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Meet the Coach: Cliff Hazell

Agile42

The agile42 team in Sweden has been joined recently by Cliff Hazell , an experienced Agile Leadership coach and trainer that has worked both as an internal Agile coach and as a consultant for large organizations. How did you start with Agile and what brought you to become a coach?

Meet the Coach: Giuseppe De Simone

Agile42

Following the announcement of the public launch of agile42 in Sweden , we bring our series "Meet the Coach" to Stockholm to meet Giuseppe De Simone. Born in Italy, Giuseppe is a Certified Enterprise Coach and Certified Team Coach and his relationship with agile42 goes way back.

Critical Competencies for Effective Coaching (And a Book) by Lisa Haneberg

QAspire

Great coaching is at the heart of meaningful accomplishments. In an organizational and team context, being able to coach people means helping them overcome their own resistance, get unstuck and move forward in the direction of their goals. Great coaching catalyzes great results.

Types of Coaching in the Workplace

Women on Business

Women On Business Sponsors coachingWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].