Change is hard, especially going from a role you spent 10+ years being to another role that you have to learn while becoming. Stacy Rippey made that change; from application developer to Scrum Master. In this episode we discuss about her journey of becoming a Scrum Master.
Myron Parks joins the conversation of coaching leaders and managers on their new role in an Agile environment. A lot of necessary conversation is missed on the leadership and manager level when organizations are making the Agile Jounrey. Join us as Myron and I discuss the transition of this new role, and how to succeed with their teams.
Rob Legatie joins me in a discussion about management and servant leadership. Highlighting the important of any leader providing service to their teams. It is not enough to form Agile Teams; management has to be a servant leader in order to reach the success that Agile can provide. Being a Servant Leader embodies the arts of active listening, empathy, trust and many more soft skills that support and encourage Agile Teams.
The fundamentals of Agile must be learned and understood before they can broken away. The Agile principles are often glanced over. This creates a gap in organizations journey to achieve an Agile Mindset. Everyone is running to achieve success from the Agile principles and values; but that success can not be attained without doing the work.
The fundamentals of Agile must be learned and understood before they can broken away. The Agile values are often overlooked or mis-understood. This creates a gap in organizations journey to achieve an Agile Mindset. Everyone is running to achieve success from the Agile principles and values; but that success can not be attained without doing the work.
Dr. Joao N. Da Silva joins us on the discussion of Cognitive Neuroscience and its implication on an Agile Mindset. When organizations begin their journey, most time they figure the solution is finding a Scrum Master or adding an Agile Coach. There is so much more. Dr. Joao N. Da Silva goes into depth of why Cognitive Neuroscience and developing an Agile Mindset are linked so deeply.
Joined by Brad Sherman, Agile Coach and Consultant for over a decade, we talk about how teams using Scrum and other Agile frameworks are migrating through working remotely, and the impact that has on interacting with leadership, communication between team members and productivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pursuit of Agile is a journey, not a transformation. There are several attributes that contribute to receiving the benefits of Agile; making the journey your own, intervals of checkpoints, feedback and having a guide on the journey. The process to having an Agile Mindset is an on-going journey; not a transformation.
Whenever I start teaching an Agile/Scrum class or working with a Scrum or Kanban Team, I try to create an euphoric environment. It is not to provide a false sense of reality. Though in most transformation, I have seen saddness and struggles more than happiness and celebrations. The environment is built to give them joy; a…
Each of the 12 Agile principles is important, and sometimes it is difficult to focus or pursue each principle individually. Although practitioners approach the principles with the desire to implement all 12, from their perspective, there are too many principles to handle. So, I encourage my teams to primarily focus on two of the principles:…