Soft Skills Essentials for
Software Craftsmen
Pierluigi Pugliese
ConneXoX
Yves Hanoulle
Why are we here?
It all started here...
Agile Coaches think Teams
You are part of the Team
And what about
your skills?
Find the Person:
Some statistics from
Agile Coaching books
We should grow also
Individuals,
not just
Teams!
Teams are made by Individuals
Great Individuals for Great Teams
What about this?
How to support individuals?
Space to learn
An experienced Mentor
Space to interact
Individual Coaching
Soft Skills
And now some practical
soft-skills tools...
Use actively and passively
Active Listening
Status
(Improv Theatre)
Status
A B
Status Games are Everywhere!
Your Turn:Another Status
Think Solutions
(Solution Focused)
Solutions instead of
Problems
“All of the Facts belong only to the
Problem, not to its Solution”
(Ludwig Wittgenstein)
The...
Solution
instead of
Problems
- What would be
different?
- What resources did
you use?
- How would you
recognise it?
Suppos...
Your Turn:Think Solution
Transactions
(Transactional Analysis)
Ego States
C
A
P The Parent in me
The Adult in me
The Child in me
Complementary Transaction
C
A
P
C
A
P
Me You
Complementary Transaction
C
A
P
C
A
P
Me You
Crossed Transaction
C
A
P
C
A
P
Me You
Parent Types
CP NP
Adult
A
Child Types
AC FC
What goes where...
Acting as Elicits
Controlling Parent Adapted Child
Nurturing Parent Free Child
Adult Adult
Free Child N...
Your Turn: Crossed
CP AC
NP FC
A A
FC NP
AC CP
A
AC FC
A
CP NPP
C
Where can you go from here?
There’s a wealth
of techniques out there:
you choose where
to explore next...
Pierluigi Pugliese
http://blog.connexxo.com
ConneXoX
Yves Hanoulle
http://www.hanoulle.be
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Soft skills essentials for software craftsmen

  1. 1. Soft Skills Essentials for Software Craftsmen Pierluigi Pugliese ConneXoX Yves Hanoulle
  2. 2. Why are we here?
  3. 3. It all started here...
  4. 4. Agile Coaches think Teams
  5. 5. You are part of the Team
  6. 6. And what about your skills?
  7. 7. Find the Person: Some statistics from Agile Coaching books
  8. 8. We should grow also Individuals, not just Teams!
  9. 9. Teams are made by Individuals Great Individuals for Great Teams
  10. 10. What about this?
  11. 11. How to support individuals?
  12. 12. Space to learn
  13. 13. An experienced Mentor
  14. 14. Space to interact
  15. 15. Individual Coaching
  16. 16. Soft Skills
  17. 17. And now some practical soft-skills tools...
  18. 18. Use actively and passively
  19. 19. Active Listening
  20. 20. Status (Improv Theatre)
  21. 21. Status A B
  22. 22. Status Games are Everywhere!
  23. 23. Your Turn:Another Status
  24. 24. Think Solutions (Solution Focused)
  25. 25. Solutions instead of Problems “All of the Facts belong only to the Problem, not to its Solution” (Ludwig Wittgenstein) The Past Here, Now The Future
  26. 26. Solution instead of Problems - What would be different? - What resources did you use? - How would you recognise it? Suppose you have achieved your goal...
  27. 27. Your Turn:Think Solution
  28. 28. Transactions (Transactional Analysis)
  29. 29. Ego States C A P The Parent in me The Adult in me The Child in me
  30. 30. Complementary Transaction C A P C A P Me You
  31. 31. Complementary Transaction C A P C A P Me You
  32. 32. Crossed Transaction C A P C A P Me You
  33. 33. Parent Types CP NP
  34. 34. Adult A
  35. 35. Child Types AC FC
  36. 36. What goes where... Acting as Elicits Controlling Parent Adapted Child Nurturing Parent Free Child Adult Adult Free Child Nurturing Parent Adapted Child Controlling Parent
  37. 37. Your Turn: Crossed CP AC NP FC A A FC NP AC CP A AC FC A CP NPP C
  38. 38. Where can you go from here? There’s a wealth of techniques out there: you choose where to explore next...
  39. 39. Pierluigi Pugliese http://blog.connexxo.com ConneXoX Yves Hanoulle http://www.hanoulle.be

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