February 13, 2023

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

when i started agile coaching blog post

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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January 24, 2023

Introducing Bryter Work

Introducing Bryter Work

We’re incredibly excited to share that we’ve now launched Bryter Work! What is Bryter Work? Bryter Work is a coaching-focused consultancy, that builds an organisation’s confidence and capability both in making change and how to measure that change. Bryter Work does this by creating inclusive cultures where innovation and high performance thrive through value-driven, highly-targeted…

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December 23, 2022

24 Powerful Coaching Questions

powerful coaching questions

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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May 26, 2022

The digital now

The digital now

According to Brian Kropp and Emily Rose McRae in their article “11 Trends that Will Shape Work in 2022 and Beyond”, one fact became clear by the close of 2021: the disruption of the status quo due to the pandemic and the far-reaching shifts in the global workforce would be a lasting one. Employees themselves…

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June 8, 2021

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

internal coaching capability

  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 work. Organisational agility needs skilled agile coaches to establish cross-functional teams and agile leadership, and to transform organisational structures and culture. By developing an internal…

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January 26, 2021

Change. Chapter One. By Simon Powers

“When the rain falls, it won’t fall on one man’s house” — Bob Marley Why read this book? “He who has a ‘why’ to live for, can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche On a cold September night in 2014, I lay in bed and listened to the wind blowing through the forest trees. It…

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October 18, 2020

A guide to organisational coaching styles

The need As projects get more complex and require larger numbers of people to work on them, and as innovation continues to be paramount in all product and service development, the need for different personalities to collaborate and produce real results is higher now than ever before. Demanding that people work together and deliver innovative…

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April 28, 2020

5 Essential Tips for Successfully Leading Your Organisation During the Coronavirus Lockdown

AWA is helping its clients navigate their path through the current lockdown and these are our top tips for senior leaders who are doing the same elsewhere. Tip 1: Make sure the senior leadership team is aligned on what the new goals are for this next quarter and for the year given the current disruptions….

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February 28, 2020

Defining the Discipline of Enterprise Coaching for Agility

Join us along with ICAgile for this Expert Panel on the competencies behind Enterprise Coaching for Agility Since 2018 Simon Powers along with an incredibly dedicated and experienced team of 5 leaders Michael Madore, Kevin Callahan, Michael Spayd, Marsha Acker and Shannon Ewan, have been working hard to define the ICAgile Expert Gate for Enterprise…

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February 7, 2020

Why Getting Work Out Faster Requires Upskilling of Middle Management

Upskilling of Middle Management

Why Getting Work Out Faster Requires Upskilling of Middle Management Customers can be a fickle bunch, but there is no better indicator of a successful business than measuring the number of repeat customers. The challenge all businesses must face is that the speed that customers demand products is increasing, whilst at the same time products…

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December 29, 2019

A Brief Explanation of the Integral Quadrant Model

Integral Model

Simon PowersSimon Powers is the CEO and founder of Adventures with Agile. He has over 20 years’ experience helping very large organisations to thrive in the market and to be better places to work. His approach led him to create our transformative ICAgile Certified Enterprise Agile Coaching training courses, which run worldwide and online. Simon…

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December 4, 2019

How to Get Ready to Help your Company Prepare for the Challenges of Today & Tomorrow

The real shift in an organisation’s ability to respond to market demands in an agile way starts with its leaders. However the type of leadership that is needed today is very different to what was needed in the past. The main difference being that the traditional approach to leadership development is outdated and isn’t sufficient…

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November 13, 2019

#DramaFree Tools for Agile Coaches with Marian Way

We are proud to present this interactive workshop with Marian Way, an internationally-recognised expert in and trainer of Clean Language, this November in London. An interactive workshop designed to help you to identify drama and contempt in yourself and in others. Once identified, Marian will provide tools to help you to understand and unpack your…

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May 8, 2019

Latest #AWALSF Meetup Video

We had a great time at our last AWA Community meetup in London exploring how the way we coach impacts the success we have, which was facilitated by Nairy McMahon, Director of CCRUK (training provider of ORSC), and ORSC trained coaches, Philippe Guenet and Scott Cable. This was fantastic and exciting evening, which we have…

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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 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 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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October 30, 2018

Five Practical Tips For Managing an Exhausted Team

Anna Obukhova, agile coach, managing partner ScrumTrek   A 2017 study commissioned by Travail Suisse showed that 41 % of all Swiss employees feel stressed and emotionally exhausted at work. One year later, Health Promotion Switzerland published the results of a three-year survey conducted in partnership with the University of Bern and the Zurich University…

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September 27, 2018

Get Better Business Results with Enterprise Agile

Often the organisations we work with have high demands, requiring products and services that are better and better yet delivered faster and more cheaply. It’s likely that we find we can do great things at the team level, but once the wider enterprise is considered, progress and output start to stall. You may well have…

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