January 18, 2022

25 years of corporate life

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A celebration of 25 years of corporate life This year marks one quarter of a century of my corporate working life. In this post, I explore the changes I have seen and forecast the direction we are heading with a sense of wry humour and mirth. This journey may echo your own career and experience….

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January 11, 2022

It’s helping people realise what they can do to excel – an interview with David Lowe

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  David Lowe is an Agile Coach based in the UK and the co-creator and program lead for our ICAgile Accredited Agile Team Coach Cohort Program. In this interview, David shares why he is working on a doctorate about coaching and humour, how coaching helps people achieve their goals, and why it’s important to keep…

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October 6, 2021

Ultimately it comes back to human change – An interview with Georg Fasching

Georg Fasching is an Enterprise Agile Coach based in Portugal and the program lead for our Enterprise Agile Coach Expert Cohort Program. In this interview, Georg discusses why change comes down to the human response, why large-scale complexity can’t be solved by simply rolling out a large scale delivery framework, and why he wants to…

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September 20, 2021

Thought Leadership

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The business world is abuzz with the different meanings of the word leader. Traditional meanings of the word meant those at the top of the hierarchy who set the vision and direction for the rest of us. As Agile ways of working spread across the working world and digital and knowledge work require decisions to…

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September 15, 2021

Without coaching there is no agility – An Interview with Louria Lindauer

Hi Louria – for those of us who don’t know you yet please tell me who you are and what you do? My name is Louria Lindauer. I am an agile coach and I work with enterprises with organisational culture change, creating strategies. I also teach AWA’s Expert in Agile Coaching and Enterprise Agile Coach…

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August 25, 2021

Complexity informs everything I do – An Interview with Kevin Callahan

Hi Kevin – for those of us who don’t know you yet please tell me who you are and what you do? Hi I’m Kevin Callahan and I bring people together to solve complex problems that looks like a variety of different things. Sometimes I work individually one-on-one with leaders, helping to coach them to…

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June 23, 2021

What is a coaching culture? And what does one look like?

Coaching feeds my curiosity about the human condition - an interview with Linda Spencer

Cultivating a coaching culture in the workplace enables businesses to grow and develop their people, as well as make agile work more effectively. However, what does the term “coaching culture” mean? And, perhaps more importantly, how can managers incorporate it into their day-to-day work environment? A coaching culture puts coaching at the heart of personal and business…

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June 8, 2021

Why an internal coaching capability is essential if your business is to succeed

A coach’s role is to bring out the best in others helping them to discover and harness their potential and equip them with tools and strategies to make agility to work. Organisational agility needs skilled agile coaches to establish cross-functional teams, agile leadership, and to transform organisational structures and culture. By developing an internal coaching…

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May 6, 2021

5 reasons to join the Expert in Agile Coaching Cohort Program

Led by AWA’s international expert program leads, David Lowe, Louria Lindauer and Rafa Ribeiro our ICAgile Accredited Expert in Agile Coaching cohort program is a one-of-a-kind learning experience designed to sharpen your agile coaching competencies alongside industry peers. ICAgile have set an incredibly high bar to pass this certification and we will share the “secret…

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April 30, 2021

How to Become an Expert in Agile Coaching

It’s not enough to call yourself an agile coach anymore. In an increasingly competitive market, prospective clients and employers alike are looking for practitioners who offer that edge, who have invested in honing their craft and have the experience to back it up. Those that have stepped up and are recognised as experts have worked…

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