February 13, 2023

What I wish I’d known when I started agile coaching

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We asked the Agile Coaching community What is the ONE thing you wish you had known when you started agile coaching? Their answers are surprising and varied… For example, would you have guessed that our CEO and founder, Simon Powers told us “I’m not sure I would have started if I had known how hard…

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December 23, 2022

24 Powerful Coaching Questions

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This year, Adventures with Agile shared 24 powerful coaching questions from the agile community as part of our digital advent calendar on LinkedIn and Instagram. We’ve compiled all the questions here for you in one easy reference video (below). We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every coach who so kindly…

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December 12, 2022

How to become the Agile Team Coach you never imagined you could be…

Advanced Agile Team Coach Cohort Program

Our Agile Team Coach Cohort Program has been described as a life-changing journey. If you are passionate about coaching teams and want to feel more confident and knowledgeable in your role as an agile coach, then this program is ideally suited to you. Together with your cohort and our expert leaders, you will hone your coaching and…

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April 26, 2022

What is Systems Coaching?

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  This article explains what Systems Coaching is and what problems it solves. It does not explain how to do it.  If you are interested in learning how to do Systems Coaching, I recommend joining us on one of the AWA Systems Coaching courses. This is highly relevant and useful for anyone who is in…

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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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August 1, 2019

5 Agile Coach Interview Questions

HOW TO INTERVIEW SOMEONE FOR AN AGILE COACH POSITION? The Agile Coach role is not new and seems to be on a roll. Despite the buzz, do people really know what it takes to actually be one? Are recruiters aware of what skills they should be looking for? How would you conduct an interview with…

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April 10, 2019

What I Learned From Attending Our Agile Team Coach Course

After attending our most recent Agile Team Coach course, James, our Marketing Coordinator, writes up a report on his experience.

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March 25, 2019

Lessons from a Personal Journey in Becoming an Agile Coach with Shane Hastie

At the start of March, we welcomed Shane Hastie; Director of Agile Learning Programs at ICAgile, to the AWA Meetup. He shared his wisdom and experience in a journey to becoming an industry-recognised expert in Agile Coaching through a competency-based assessment (ICE-AC). Watch a recording of the event in this blog.

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March 13, 2019

3 Ways Professional Coaching Brings out the Best in Agile Teams

Interest in professional coaching within the agile community has been growing and it is now widely agreed that it is a core competency of an Agile Coach. It is a skill that you must be adept at in order to qualify as a certified professional in Agile Coaching with ICAgile. There are many reasons for this but I wanted to start you out with a few.

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March 12, 2019

Save Time and Money with the AWA Training Passes

An option that we have for you at AWA is to create fully customisable bundles of our full range of courses. This save you time by booking in bulk, and money as, by booking together, you can save a lot!

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March 4, 2019

7 Myths Standing in the Way of Organisational Agility

This month we have the honour and privilege to be welcoming Antoinette Coetzee – a talented and highly experienced international Agile Coach – to share her insights and wisdom at our next AWA NYC meetup. We will discover what the  7 Myths Standing in the Way of Organizational Agility are, and why even though there has been…

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February 25, 2019

Welcoming Shane Hastie from ICAgile to our Meetup with a Talk on Becoming an Agile Coach

We are proud to welcome Shane Hastie, the Director of Agile Learning Programs at ICAgile and InfoQ Culture Podcast host, to AWA on 7th March for an interactive session exploring agile coaching.

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February 1, 2019

How Much Coaching is in Your Agile Coaching?

Found out what you’ll learn from attending our webinar ‘How Much Coaching is in Your Agile Coaching?’ on 25th February at 12:30 – 13:15 GMT.

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January 25, 2019

How Agile Team Coach training will impact the way you work

Get a taste of the impact our Agile Team Coach course can have on the way you work, as reported by the course participants themselves.

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November 28, 2018

3 Reasons to do both Agile Team Coach and Facilitator Courses in the same week!

We have a fantastic opportunity for you in the New Year. For the first time ever, we are running our ICAgile-Certified Agile Team Facilitator (ICP-ATF) and Agile Team Coach (ICP-ACC) courses back-to-back in one week. Join us 14th-18th of January for our Agile Coach & Facilitator ‘Bootcamp’ and get two highly impactful, certified courses in a…

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June 27, 2018

AWA to Offer First Ever ICAgile Certified Training in Portugal

We’re excited to announce that we will run ICAgile Certified Agile Training in Portugal starting this September. The first class will be our 3 day Agile Team Coach course. Attendees at the class, which will take place in Lisbon, will be the first in Portugal to earn the  ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) designation,…

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June 22, 2018

Weaponised Agile?

“A man convinced against his will, is of the same opinion still” – Adapted from Samuel Butler’s Hudibras (1612-1680) and popularised again in Dale Carnegie’s book ‘How to win friends and influence people’ 1936.  People over Process Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools, is a value which can be summed up as People over…

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April 13, 2018

Coaching Tired Teams

Last night AWA hosted Anna Obukhova in London at one of our free meetups. I don’t usually write about the meetups we host, mainly because we film nearly all of them and upload the videos to our YouTube Channel. Last night, however, we did not film the event but you can see our webinar with…

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March 9, 2018

4 Practical Tips for Coaching Tired Teams

Burnout and tiredness is an all too common reality for many people in today’s fast paced and high-pressured working environments. As coaches we ultimately want to help our coachees feel more energised and creative. However, traditional coaching techniques and methods could actually be doing more harm than good when used with tired or burnout people!…

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January 26, 2018

Agile Team Coach – A New Course by AWA

Agile and Lean processes work when there is a deep respect and consideration for people. Often the behaviours we experience and sometimes exhibit at work are not in alignment with our own goals and the goals of the organisation. This is what makes achieving agility so hard. The role of professional coaching is to help…

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