20 coaching tips inmy agile suitcase
20 coaching tips inmy agile suitcase
20 coaching tips inmy agile suitcase
PairCoaching4
PairCoaching    I’m a big believer of Pairwork. I deliver my      workshops with a partner. It could be an     internal on...
Story telling6
Story telling         Story telling is one of my         favorite coaching tools. I           talk about my previous      ...
Check in
Check in I use checkin: in person, by      e-mail, skype . In a   retrospective or a F2F...
Check inI’m MAD because I have not   heared my kids today.
Check in  I’m GLAD because I am asked to present my agile         suitcase.
Check in   I’m SAD because Vera Peeters was only briefly at         #XPDays.
Check in  I’m AFRAID because ofcurrent economy and I still  look for a new client in          January
Ask for help
Ask for helpI use a lot of questions. Andasking for help is one of my       favorite ones...
community
community And I also ask a lot of help from the community. Both   local and international.
It’s easier to ask      for forgiveness      then to beg for        permission18
It’s easier to ask      for forgiveness      then to beg for        permission           Another tool I use is do         ...
It’s easier to ask      for forgiveness      then to beg for        permission         I’m not saying ignore all the      ...
Agile Games
Agile Games  Thanks to Vera Peeters & Pascal VanCauwenberghe I learned that games are the best way to experience agile in ...
The POWER of the  junior23
The POWER of the  junior     As a coach with a new team I am always      the junior on the team. This gives me       the c...
Visual management
Visual management  @ xquesada teached me the gory details of Visual Managment to make             problems visible
Timeboxes
TimeboxesI bring hourglasses to all my clients. One company reduced their board  meetings in half, by using them.
Books & Extra kindle
Books & Extra kindle Just as I brought 110 books to Xpdays. I    offer books to the people I coach.
Books & Extra kindle  Oh and if you took my 2 books. Please            send me an e-mail.
Bookclub
Bookclub   Not just books, one of the best ways to learn something is to discuss a book with a team. Using      the patter...
34 34
I trust everyone by design. For me trust is given not      earned. I even trust middle-management that they      want to d...
honesty36
honesty        I don’t lie to people. I show them reality. When      Joppe feels this is high, I tell him yes, I see you a...
failures in my life38
failures in my life      I bring my failures or experience with me. This is a     picture of the house I burned down when ...
WIP limits40
WIP limits     By limiting the number of things we work on, we can                          do more.41
Prioritisation42
Prioritisation               Just like my grandparents had to             focus on prioritisations, so do I as a43        ...
Feature teams44
Feature teams        Start-up’s have by design only a feature team.      Feature teams solve so many problems that large45...
My kids46
My kids     My kids give me so much joy and energy. I use them      in my storytelling and I learn something from them47  ...
love of my life48
love of my life               Without the support and               love from Els, I would not              be able to do ...
love of my life              Thanks to her I am a better              person now, then I was 16                      years...
love of my life              I’m glad she asked me to                     marry her.51
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  • Story of discussion with Els in the morningStory of discussion Michele I’ll check inI’m GLAD that I’m at Agile Tour Toronto I’m GLAD, AFRAID this talk is captured by Camera’sI’m SAD as I won’t see my family for 5 daysI’m GLAD to see so many people in this roomI’m AFRAID I might have JetLagI’m IN
  • Story of discussion with Els in the morningStory of discussion Michele I’ll check inI’m GLAD that I’m at Agile Tour Toronto I’m GLAD, AFRAID this talk is captured by Camera’sI’m SAD as I won’t see my family for 5 daysI’m GLAD to see so many people in this roomI’m AFRAID I might have JetLagI’m IN
  • Story of discussion with Els in the morningStory of discussion Michele I’ll check inI’m GLAD that I’m at Agile Tour Toronto I’m GLAD, AFRAID this talk is captured by Camera’sI’m SAD as I won’t see my family for 5 daysI’m GLAD to see so many people in this roomI’m AFRAID I might have JetLagI’m IN
  • Story of discussion with Els in the morningStory of discussion Michele I’ll check inI’m GLAD that I’m at Agile Tour Toronto I’m GLAD, AFRAID this talk is captured by Camera’sI’m SAD as I won’t see my family for 5 daysI’m GLAD to see so many people in this roomI’m AFRAID I might have JetLagI’m IN
  • Story of discussion with Els in the morningStory of discussion Michele I’ll check inI’m GLAD that I’m at Agile Tour Toronto I’m GLAD, AFRAID this talk is captured by Camera’sI’m SAD as I won’t see my family for 5 daysI’m GLAD to see so many people in this roomI’m AFRAID I might have JetLagI’m IN
  • Story of discussion with Els in the morningStory of discussion Michele I’ll check inI’m GLAD that I’m at Agile Tour Toronto I’m GLAD, AFRAID this talk is captured by Camera’sI’m SAD as I won’t see my family for 5 daysI’m GLAD to see so many people in this roomI’m AFRAID I might have JetLagI’m IN
  • The Scrum master should not lead the retrospective of his own teamAlternate between SM’s or better ask team members to do lead the retrospective (selforganizing team) rotate
  • The Scrum master should not lead the retrospective of his own teamAlternate between SM’s or better ask team members to do lead the retrospective (selforganizing team) rotate
  • Story of e-mail to hogher management
  • Story of e-mail to hogher management
  • Story of e-mail to hogher management
  • When you see the situation. You should be honest
  • When you see the situation. You should be honest
  • 20 coaching tips in my agile suitecase

    1. 1. 20 coaching tips inmy agile suitcase
    2. 2. 20 coaching tips inmy agile suitcase
    3. 3. 20 coaching tips inmy agile suitcase
    4. 4. PairCoaching4
    5. 5. PairCoaching I’m a big believer of Pairwork. I deliver my workshops with a partner. It could be an internal one at your company, an industry leader or someone I want to give more visibility....5
    6. 6. Story telling6
    7. 7. Story telling Story telling is one of my favorite coaching tools. I talk about my previous teams, about stories my friends told me, about agile7 successes and agile failures.
    8. 8. Check in
    9. 9. Check in I use checkin: in person, by e-mail, skype . In a retrospective or a F2F...
    10. 10. Check inI’m MAD because I have not heared my kids today.
    11. 11. Check in I’m GLAD because I am asked to present my agile suitcase.
    12. 12. Check in I’m SAD because Vera Peeters was only briefly at #XPDays.
    13. 13. Check in I’m AFRAID because ofcurrent economy and I still look for a new client in January
    14. 14. Ask for help
    15. 15. Ask for helpI use a lot of questions. Andasking for help is one of my favorite ones...
    16. 16. community
    17. 17. community And I also ask a lot of help from the community. Both local and international.
    18. 18. It’s easier to ask for forgiveness then to beg for permission18
    19. 19. It’s easier to ask for forgiveness then to beg for permission Another tool I use is do things without asking for19 permissions.
    20. 20. It’s easier to ask for forgiveness then to beg for permission I’m not saying ignore all the rules. Yet when you can fix20 anything, do it...
    21. 21. Agile Games
    22. 22. Agile Games Thanks to Vera Peeters & Pascal VanCauwenberghe I learned that games are the best way to experience agile in a safe environment
    23. 23. The POWER of the junior23
    24. 24. The POWER of the junior As a coach with a new team I am always the junior on the team. This gives me the chance to ask the questions that24 seniors are to afraid to ask...
    25. 25. Visual management
    26. 26. Visual management @ xquesada teached me the gory details of Visual Managment to make problems visible
    27. 27. Timeboxes
    28. 28. TimeboxesI bring hourglasses to all my clients. One company reduced their board meetings in half, by using them.
    29. 29. Books & Extra kindle
    30. 30. Books & Extra kindle Just as I brought 110 books to Xpdays. I offer books to the people I coach.
    31. 31. Books & Extra kindle Oh and if you took my 2 books. Please send me an e-mail.
    32. 32. Bookclub
    33. 33. Bookclub Not just books, one of the best ways to learn something is to discuss a book with a team. Using the pattern language for study groups.http://www.industriallogic.com/papers/khdraft.pdf
    34. 34. 34 34
    35. 35. I trust everyone by design. For me trust is given not earned. I even trust middle-management that they want to do a good job. If I would not I would not be35 35 able to help a company by coaching.
    36. 36. honesty36
    37. 37. honesty I don’t lie to people. I show them reality. When Joppe feels this is high, I tell him yes, I see you are scared. I know it’s high for you. And that’s ok. I think it will be ok, yet it’s ok to be scared.37
    38. 38. failures in my life38
    39. 39. failures in my life I bring my failures or experience with me. This is a picture of the house I burned down when I was 19. Ask me in the bar, why this was for 10 years the best39 thing that happened to me.
    40. 40. WIP limits40
    41. 41. WIP limits By limiting the number of things we work on, we can do more.41
    42. 42. Prioritisation42
    43. 43. Prioritisation Just like my grandparents had to focus on prioritisations, so do I as a43 coach. I can help 17 people, just not all at the same time...
    44. 44. Feature teams44
    45. 45. Feature teams Start-up’s have by design only a feature team. Feature teams solve so many problems that large45 coorporations are struggling with.
    46. 46. My kids46
    47. 47. My kids My kids give me so much joy and energy. I use them in my storytelling and I learn something from them47 every week. That’s why they are in my agile suitcase.
    48. 48. love of my life48
    49. 49. love of my life Without the support and love from Els, I would not be able to do anything I do now.49
    50. 50. love of my life Thanks to her I am a better person now, then I was 16 years ago.50
    51. 51. love of my life I’m glad she asked me to marry her.51

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