Do you really need an agile coach

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Do you really need an agile coach

  1. 1. 1 DO WE REALLY NEED AN AGILE COACH? Sunil Mundra Principal Consultant
  2. 2. 2 WE ARE ADOPTING AGILE
  3. 3. 3 WHY DO WE NEED A COACH?
  4. 4. 4 WE CAN GET CERTIFICATIONS DONE
  5. 5. 5 WE CAN LEARN FROM BOOKS
  6. 6. 6 SOME OF US KNOW AGILE
  7. 7. 7 IT’S AN AVOIDABLE EXPENSE
  8. 8. 8 DO WE REALLY NEED A COACH?
  9. 9. 9 WHAT IS COACHING?
  10. 10. 10 DEFINITION
  11. 11. 11 A SARCASTIC VIEW ‘Nowadays the entrance criteria to become an Agile Coach is whether you can facilitate a retrospective in few different ways and are able to find your way around some Agile tracking tool... Oh yes, if you can pretend to listen while nodding your head every so often and saying "I hear you. What do YOU think you should do now?" then that is also a bonus.’ ’
  12. 12. 12 AGILE COACHING DIMENSIONS Leadership Agile SME Consulting Mentoring Change Agent Agile Coaching
  13. 13. 13 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH?
  14. 14. 14 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Context Sensitive Advice
  15. 15. 15 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Challenge Status Quo
  16. 16. 16 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Encourage Diversity of Thought
  17. 17. 17 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Courage To Tell The Truth
  18. 18. 18 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Balance Between Advising & Discovery
  19. 19. 19 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Effect Mindset Change
  20. 20. 20 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Herd ‘Cats’
  21. 21. 21 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Create Trust
  22. 22. 22 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Keep Things Simple
  23. 23. 23 WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A COACH? Know When To Stay Away
  24. 24. 24 SUCCESS CRITERIA
  25. 25. 25 SUCCESS CRITERIA Groom ‘Torchbearers’
  26. 26. 26 SUCCESS CRITERIA Reach Target State
  27. 27. 27 SUCCESS CRITERIA Create Self Organizing Team
  28. 28. 28 SUCCESS CRITERIA Shift From Task To Value Orientation
  29. 29. 29 SUCCESS CRITERIA Inculcate Culture Of Continuous Improvement
  30. 30. 30 DO WE REALLY NEED A COACH?
  31. 31. 31 MY ANSWER…….
  32. 32. 32 AGILE IS EASY TO UNDERSTAND
  33. 33. 33 BUT DIFFICULT TO IMPLEMENT
  34. 34. THANK YOU sunilrm@thoughtworks.com www.linkedin.com/in/sunilmundra suniltalksagile.wordpress.com
  35. 35. QUESTIONS? sunilrm@thoughtworks.com www.linkedin.com/in/sunilmundra suniltalksagile.wordpress.com

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