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What does a Coach do?  > asks powerful questions, > actively listens with an open mind, > reflects back > challenges thinking, > helps the coachee look at their blind spots, > establishes clarity of thoughts/objectives, and > holds coachee accountable to act towards their desired future. Source: The Scrum Master as a Coach

What are the Top 10 Traits of An Agile Coach? I found an article with a list … Hands-On Scrum and Agile Experience Experience as a Developer Application of XP & Technical Practices Lean Thinker Continuous Improvement Change Agent / OCM Expert Excellent Listening Skills Emotional Intelligence Unconditional Positive Regard for Others Uses Agile Mindset… Read Article →

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, tells us how Patrick Lencionis five dysfuncions of a team materialise on a Scrum team. Watch Out for these Symptoms Absence of Trust we know each other for a long time we have no problems with each other working individually team… Read Article →

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, shares with us her favorite coaching questions. Powerful Questions What would you like to achieve/change/get? What is important to you now? What would your perfect Standup look like? What is working well? What progress have you made so far? What would… Read Article →

Stages your brain goes through when an issue emerges. The Responsibility Model Denial Laying Blame Justify Shame Obligation Quit Responsibility Source The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay by Zuzana Šochová

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, tells us about what makes a team environement toxic. Toxins Blame Defensiveness Stonewalling Contempt Source The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay by Zuzana Šochová

Tuckmans phase model of team building is well known. In her book about how to become a great scrum master  Zuzana Šochová tells us how to apply it in a Scrum team context. Tuckman for Scrum Teams Forming Observations & Symptoms team members act as individual specialists they don´t need each other Scrum is hard… Read Article →

Japanese words for small and big changes to the better. Kaikaku huge change radical breakthrough happens only from time to time difficult creates a lot of resistance Kaizen small evolutionary and incremental improvement Source The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay by Zuzana Šochová

The “Agile Master” needs seven competences. In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, tells us which ones. The Agile Master Explaining Experience Sharing Business Knowledge Change Management Technical Knowledge Coaching Facilitating Source The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay by Zuzana Šochová

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, mentions 6 critical skills every Scrum Master should have. Metaskills of a Scrum Master Bring those meta skills intentionally into everyday situations Teaching Listening Curiosity Respect Playfulness Patience Source The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay by Zuzana Šochová

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, introduces the #ScrumMasterWay model. #ScrumMasterWay The model consists of 3 levels: Level 1: The Team Level 2: Relationships with stakeholders Level 3: The entire system Source The Great ScrumMaster: #ScrumMasterWay by Zuzana Šochová

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, sumarizes the responsibilites of a Scrum Master. Scrum Master Responsibilities Teaching and mentoring Coaching Facilitation Removing Impediments At the center of all: Observing Any action, such a coaching, facilitation, teaching or removing impediments, can wait until it´s clear which approach is… Read Article →

In her nice little book about how to become a great scrum master, Zuzana Šochová, sumarizes what a servant leader is. Servant Leader Skills Scrum Master is a leadership role. One of the aims of the Scrum Master is to make others work better, by focussing not only on one Scrum team but on the… Read Article →

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