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.

Team Lead as Coach

NeverFriday

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. Or a coach?

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?

5 Reasons Your Employees Ignore Your Coaching

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever had (what you thought was) a great coaching conversation—your employee seems to get it—but fifteen minutes later they’re back to their old habits? So you give them more coaching, this time “louder” either literally, or through progressive discipline.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

An Introduction to Technical Coaching for Less Technical Coaches

Agile Alliance

The benefits of agile can’t exist without the technical practices, but acquiring those technical practices when you don’t come from a technical background can feel intimidating if not impossible. In this talk, Andrea Goulet, CEO of Corgibytes, will share the important mindsets and practices required to grow technical skills.

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

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.

There’s more to coaching than “being”

Net Objectives

I’m not saying that how a coach “be’s” is not important. A great coach can explain the right things to people so that they can learn on their own. The Agile community is … Continue reading "There’s more to coaching than “being”". Certification Coaching Frameworks Lean Agile AdoptionBut it’s also not the only critical aspect of things. Good energy, knowing what to explain and explaining them well are critical.

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.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

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.

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?

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

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.

Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor

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.

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 – […].

Meet the Coach: Elrich Faul

Agile42

How did you first start your agile path and end up coaching with agile42? The natural way for me to propagate these ideals and values is to, more in-depth, get involved in the coaching of people, teams, and organizations.

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.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

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

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

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.

Advanced Agile Team Coaching Course in Berlin and Helsinki

Agile42

The Advanced Agile Team Coaching Course is the result of years of activity of the agile42 coaches with our clients around the world. It consists of five scheduled class days plus two times one-on-one coaching conversations and activities in learning groups.

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

agile42 Sweden is hiring a new coach!

Agile42

Since the business of agile42 is growing, and the Swedish market is growing fast, we are now looking for a new coach that would be working together with our great team in Stockholm, Sweden! This is a perfect way to learn from all our coaches and get a broader view of ways of 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?

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.

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

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

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.

How Business Coaching Can Boost Your Profits

Strategy Driven

This weakness can become a new business venture for yourself if you take up coaching on the side. However, as a coach you could be doing far more. A good business coach is one that helps support a business’ process and its people, making it a very profitable career to get into.

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 agile coaches measure high performance at Spotify

TechBeacon

When I first joined Spotify as an agile coach at the beginning of 2017, one of the challenges we faced was how to understand whether our teams were high-performing.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

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?