Agile and agile for members of ICF and IAF

Hi, my name is Wan.  I'm a coach based in Singapore. Today I'm going to share with you “What is Agile” as  a member of International Coaching Federation or member of International Association of Facilitators.   First, I will talk about “What is Agile”, capital “A” Agile  and lower “a” agile.   Why Agile and …

What if there is more than being an Agile practitioner?

I can feel the negative emotions of some Agile practitioners, e.g. having good intentions does not guarantee positive outcomes.  Below are some challenges from 15th State of Agile Report   Challenge Hopeful role in this challenge Inconsistencies in processes and practices 46% Organization development Cultural clashes 43% Organization development General organizational resistance to change 42% …

Resilience guide based on saboteur type

According to What Is Resilience? Your Guide to Facing Life’s Challenges, Adversities, and Crise, below is a definition of resilience.  “Resilience is the ability to withstand adversity and bounce back from difficult life events”  The general strategy for being resilient is to reframe the situation and move forward by building on existing strengths (reframe and …

Three tips for Hyper-rational as Change Leader

Photo credit : https://unsplash.com/photos/KTuHfak_EEk “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There” by Marshall Goldsmith   A main strength of hyper-rational is intellectual powers, e.g. clear-headed, knowledgeable, passionate.  The flip side of hyper-rational is intellectual arrogance, distance.   As a change leader with a strong desire to lead people to a change, hyper-rational has faced …

Coaching conversation in Agile

What is a coaching conversation in Agile? A sharing.

To understand a bit more about coaching in the context of Agile,  in this article, we will review a coaching conversation.  The review criteria are derived  from the definition of  coaching by International Coaching Federation, the world's largest organization of professionally trained coaches. “ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative …

Professional coaching in agile – why, what, when

Interest in professional coaching in agile has been increasing.  There are more videos on professional coaching in agile.   In addition, professional coaching as a theme is also included in 2020 agile coach retreat.   Why using professional coaching in agile Main reason for leveraging on core coaching competencies by International Coaching Federation in embracing …

Superhero kids

Let them roar, let them soar! How great facilitators help their technology teams to excel?

If you were given the responsibility to help a technology team to deliver values, what advice and tips would I like to share with you? Below is a summary of my experiences with Scrum teams and lessons I have learned from others. Have a rough image of where the team is.   You can try …