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  • Soft Skills Essentials for Software Craftsmen Pierluigi Pugliese Yves Hanoulle ConneX o X
  • Why are we here?
  • It all started here... View slide
  • What about this? View slide
  • Agile Coaches think Teams
  • You are part of the Team
  • And what about your skills?
  • Find the Person:Some statistics fromAgile Coaching books
  • We should grow also Individuals, not just Teams!
  • Teams are made by IndividualsGreat Individuals for Great Teams
  • How to support individuals?
  • Space to learn
  • An experienced Mentor
  • Space to interact
  • Individual Coaching
  • Invest in Trust
  • Soft Skills
  • And now some practical soft-skills tools...
  • Think Solutions(Solution Focused)
  • Solutions instead of Problems“All of the Facts belong only to the Problem, not to its Solution” (Ludwig Wittgenstein) Here, The Future Now The Past
  • The Problem The Goal
  • The Solution State
  • Solution - What would beinstead of different?Problems - What resources did you use?Suppose you - How would you recognise it?have achievedyour goal...
  • Your Turn: Think Solution
  • Status(Improv Theatre)
  • Status
  • A: “Hi there, I had a very successful day at work”B: “Oh, yeah, I told you with my help youcould have made it great” you high, me higherB: “Yeah, great, but it’s just a small victory...” you lower than you think - implies me highB: “Oh really, what a great coach you are” you high, me low - but is it sincere?B: “Oh, I wish I could be as successful as youone day” you high, me really low
  • Status Games are Everywhere!
  • Your Turn: Another Status
  • Transactions(Transactional Analysis)
  • Ego States P C Parent ChildA Adult
  • Complementary Transaction S R P CParent Child
  • Complementary Transaction S RA A Adult Adult
  • Crossed Transaction R S ? PA Parent Adult
  • Parent Types CP NP
  • Child Types AC FC
  • What goes where... Acting as... Elicits...Controlling Parent Adapted ChildNurturing Parent Free Child Adult Adult Free Child Nurturing Parent Adapted Child Controlling Parent
  • Your Turn: CrossedP CP NP CP AC NP FCA A A A FC NPC AC FC AC CP
  • Basically...
  • All of these Tools give you more Choices
  • Use Passively and Actively
  • Where can you go from here? There’s a wealth of techniques out there: you choose where to explore next...
  • Pierluigi Pugliese Yves HanoulleConneX o X http://blog.connexxo.com http://www.hanoulle.beBibliography here!