Your team has formed, stormed and normed. It is doing standups, has retros and can recite the Agile Manifesto. Yet, it lacks spark and is still not performing at the level of a great team.
So, what can you do to set the team on the path to this next level of performance?
In this presentation we will explore some tools / behaviors of the Agile Coach that focus on revealing the underlying system of the team to the team. These reveals help to lift and inspire the entire team, allowing for your high performance team to form.
You will also find out how 19th century painter Jean-Léon Gérôme helps in these reveals, why you want to avoid ‘Flanders’ beatnik parents’ syndrome and what is the hidden fourth reveal?
A quick summary
● Aim for
o More positive interactions
o Equal amounts of advocacy to inquiry
o Strong shared vision
● Let the Team solve their own problems
(make sure they have the tools)
● Be in a team that renews
You are part of a team
This is your chance to be part of an
References and Acknowledgements
The Role of Positivity and Connectivity in the Performance of Business Teams: A Nonlinear Dynamics
Marcial Losada and Emily Heaphy http://www.factorhappiness.at/downloads/quellen/S8_Losada.pdf
Intentional Change Theory by Richard E. Boyatzis
Agile Coaching by Lyssa Adkins www.coachingagileteams.com
Resonant Leadership by Richard E. Boyatzis, Annie McKee
Causal Loops http://systemsandus.com/2012/08/15/learn-to-read-clds/
My girl , Kirsty, Karen , Sol , Jonathan , Sarah , The DiUS agile coaching sig , The DiUS Melbourne brown bag crowd