Use Pro Coaching to Amp Your Agile Coaching

A great conversation with Sue Bramhall, agile coach and personal coach, on bringing these two fields together.

Cool Ways to Use Cognitive Psychology in Agile

Using cognitive psychology in agile transformation – a conversation with GaganBir Palta

What Coaching Has to Offer for Stakeholder Happiness

Here’s what there is to know about unhappy stakeholders. They are capable of being happy. In fact, they WANT to be happy. They’re not being unhappy to annoy you. They’re being unhappy because they have a good reason for being unhappy. As agile coach, it’s your job to coach the relationship between the product owner …

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Defeating the Four Horsemen of Hell Through Team Coaching

Jim* made Susan cry yesterday. In nursery school, this is normal and expected. However, I work with adults in IT, not three-year-olds in nursery school. Jim and Susan are senior IT professionals with about 20 years of experience each. But the dynamic is the same, at least until teams learn conflict resolution skills. Let me explain. We all …

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Let Go to Let Come (and how to get back to sleep)

I’m having the proverbial awake-in-the-middle-of-the-night and worrying-about-work-tomorrow kind of night. These days I’m working with the team in trouble. They seem on the verge of giving up and are very discouraged. I’m worried for them and for the organization. Over the weekend my monkey mind has been cavorting to various places from which I could …

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