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.
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.
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…