October 5, 2017

Change. Why Don’t You Just Do It?

Change. Why don’t you just do it? We’re proud to announce that Carolyn McDonald, an incredibly knowledgable, perceptive and inspiring coach and mediator, will be sharing her rich coaching experience and expertise at this month’s meetup.. Simon and Philiy first met Carolyn during the excellent session she facilitates on the Barefoot Coaching Course. They were…

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October 4, 2017

Learn the Latest Neuroscience Insights with Amy Brann

Learn the Latest Neuroscience Insights with Amy Brann The world of coaching is competitive. Todays organisations want coaches who deliver results. Neuroscience helps coaches understand people better because it equips you with cutting edge info that helps deliver greater value to their clients. The Neuroscience for Coaches Workshop we are running next month will teach you the…

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September 28, 2017

What is Neuroscience and Why is it Important for Coaches?

What is Neuroscience and Why is it Important for Coaches? Neuroscience is fast becoming a hot topic in the Agile world. It is a very exciting and potentially an extremely powerful discipline, if harnessed and understood correctly. As Agile coaches we are agents of change, we help people in their journey of learning, growing and…

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September 5, 2017

What is Clean Language?

What is Clean Language? If you’re interested in understanding people, how they think and how they change, you’ll want to know about Clean Language. It’s an impressively versatile tool. Join Judy Rees and Olaf Lewitz for our next webinar on the 11th September.  Clean Language author and trainer Judy Rees and Trust Artist and agilist…

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August 31, 2017

Why as Coaches it’s Beneficial to Understand How the Brain Works

Why as Coaches it’s Beneficial to Understand How the Brain Works As coaches it’s beneficial to understand how the brain works because we can develop our coaching to align with how the brain naturally functions. Most people come to coaches to create change and ultimately to transform the way they think, behave, perform, interact with…

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June 23, 2017

5 Books for a New Scrum Master to Read

5 Books for a New Scrum Master to Read   Practices Kanban and Scrum – Making the Most of Both – Henrik Kniberg & Mattias Skarin Any budding Scrum Master will benefit from the tools and techniques described in this book. It’s also free as an e-book, which is nice. Henrik and Mattias have been…

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May 22, 2017

Increase your Scope as a Coach & Go Beyond the Team

Increase your Scope as a Coach & Go Beyond the Team The role of ‘Agile Coach’ has become a ubiquitous catch-all for anyone doing anything with agile outside the role of Scrum Master. However, the Scrum Master role, according to the Scrum guide, is also a coaching role. Therefore, the Scrum Master and Agile Coach can…

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May 4, 2017

The 6 Misconceptions of Agile Coaching & How to Overcome Them

The 6 Misconceptions of Agile Coaching & How to Overcome Them Agile coaching is in a muddle. This post is an attempt to de-muddle the role and offer further learning for those who want to progress on their agile journey into the world of coaching or to better define the role they are currently in….

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February 3, 2017

Wanted: Great Agile Teams

Wanted: Great Agile Teams Hello, If you’re the ScrumMaster, leader, or manager of an Agile team, what are you there to do? My answer is: help the team become great and stay great. Meaning what? I want your team to contribute to business outcomes and to make a meaningful difference, not only to produce outputs…

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December 6, 2016

Disciplined Agile: A Refreshingly Pragmatic Course

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Disciplined Agile: A Refreshingly Pragmatic Course After realising the advantages of applying Agile practices at the team level, many large organisations are scrambling to find ways to implement Agile across their enterprise. In doing so, many organisations face the twin challenge of selecting one of the competing scaling frameworks, and then attempting the feat of…

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