August 17, 2019

The Story of 3 Change Agents

Agile Coach Styles

For previous articles in this series: What coaching means to meTo Coach, you need permissionAn essential ingredient for successful coaching – a contractLetting the expert go The Story of 3 Change Agents In product development it is common to come up with personas to reflect the customers that you have or hope to have in…

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August 15, 2019

Letting The Expert Go

Agile Coaching at AWA

For previous articles in this series please see: What coaching means to me, To Coach, you need permission and An essential ingredient for successful coaching – a contract Letting The Expert Go You need experts on your organisational journey to agility, but they are not the only ones you need. An expert is someone who…

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August 14, 2019

Why a Contract is an Essential Ingredient For Successful Agile Coaching

Coaching Contract

An a Contract is an Essential Ingredient For Successful Agile Coaching This is the third article in this series on Agile Coaching. If you would like to suggest a topic for future articles, please use the comments below. For previous articles in this series please see: What coaching means to me To Coach, you need…

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August 13, 2019

To Coach, You Need Permission

Coaching needs permission

To Coach, You Need Permission Feedback from my original article on Agile Coaching posted yesterday has been good and opened up more conversations about what coaching is. This got me thinking that I could write a sort of (almost) daily digest on coaching. As always, at the heart of everything we do at AWA is…

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August 12, 2019

What Agile Coaching Means To Me

Agile Training and Coaching

What Agile Coaching Means To Me Agile coaching is the help that an organisation requires to operate in today’s market place. There are many areas that an Agile Coach can specialise in to make this possible. Not all Agile Coaches specialise in the same areas, operate at the same range, or work at the same…

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June 20, 2019

A Guide for Using Disciplined Agile Through a Coaching Lens

disciplined agile coaching lens

A Guide for Using Disciplined Agile Through a Coaching Lens Disciplined Agile (DA) is a toolkit of options for organisational change with lightweight guidance on how to make the right choices when choosing new ways of working. The options for change are categorised by area of the organisation and by problem type or reason for…

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April 16, 2019

An Approach to Agility that Actually Works

Forget the new wave of agile xxx manifestos, competency frameworks, and fluency metrics. All of these new ‘tools’ are just someone trying to tell you they know best about your business and how you should behave.

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August 29, 2018

Enterprise Agile Coach Bootcamp – Combining Two Halves of One Picture

Enterprise Agile Coach Bootcamp – Combining 2 Halves of One Picture   What is it? The 5-day Enterprise Agile Coach Bootcamp is a double certified training course, combining our Enterprise Agility Masterclass and Coaching for Enterprise Agility course that cover ICAgile’s Enterprise Coaching Track. Earlier this Summer we ran the Enterprise Agile Coach bootcamp to a…

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August 10, 2018

My Talk At This Year’s Agile 2018

My Talk At This Year’s Agile 2018 At this year’s Agile2018 I shared a 5-minute lightning talk called ‘Deploying Agile is Ultimately Self-Defeating’ which we filmed and shared on our YouTube Channel. In my talk I share: a new model why agile frameworks often don’t deliver what you had hoped for why leadership doesn’t get…

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July 19, 2018

Everything is Perfect Just the Way it is

Everything is Perfect Just the Way it is Perfection is all around us. Just look at the sky. Can one say that the patterns the clouds make or the arrangement of the stars in the sky is not perfect? We are the peak of all life ever to have existed in the universe. At least…

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