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Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC)

Date: 20-22 February 2019 Location: London, United Kingdom Regular Price: £1,500 – £2,760 Trainers: Georg Fasching (assisted by David Lowe) Agile and Lean work when there is deep respect and consideration for people. However, often the behaviours we experience and sometimes exhibit at work are not in alignment with our own goals… Read More »Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC)

The paradox of the Agile Coach

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Introduction What is an ‘Agile Coach’? Aren’t those two words contradictory? I removed the ‘Agile’ part when describing what I do a few months ago and a meetup this week raised the same topic. So what’s the problem? Coach definition Jenny Rogers, in her book Coaching Skills, says “Coaching starts… Read More »The paradox of the Agile Coach

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Coaching v Mentoring

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Reading David Lowe’s excellent post The Rowing Coach, got me thinking about the differences between a coach and a mentor, and the role someone like an Agile Coach or Scrum Master may take when working with teams or organisations. Should they purely be a coach, solely be a mentor, or… Read More »Coaching v Mentoring

Too much change

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  The role of agile coach is a funny one: even when you’re doing a good job, you can’t put your finger on a deliverable and say “I did that”. This lack of externally visible, tangible deliverables sometimes makes coaches (and ScrumMasters) feel they need to have an outward show… Read More »Too much change

What is an agile coach?

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How different is an agile coach from a ScrumMaster? Are they interchangeable? Is a ScrumMaster always a coach, and a coach always a ScrumMaster (assuming you’re using Scrum)? These were just a few of the questions that were raised at this week’s LADG when we met to discuss “how to… Read More »What is an agile coach?