If there was a new TikTok challenge asking to name a book that tells about coaching without telling about coaching, my first answer would be “The four agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. While reading the first part of this book, rich of metaphors about the human condition and existence, my mind immediately jumped to a […]
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Agile doesn’t work
Chances are that you heard any of these claims or similar at some point of your career especially if you work in IT and Software Development:– “We used Agile in a previous project and it wasn’t good“– “I have worked in Agile before and it didn’t work“– “Agile doesn’t work for us“– “Agile doesn’t work“ […]
Does Agile work? And who should answer the question?
Before revealing the answer to these million dollar questions, in this article I will try to clean up some misconceptions and cover some basis on the role of an Agile coach (Scrum Master). As explained by Lyssa Adkins (co-author of the Agile coaching competency framework) there is no hierarchy or substantial difference between Agile coach […]
A manifesto for Scrum adoption in your life. Assuming you already heard about Agile, Scrum, Sprints and Retrospectives. As in any scrum team, the iterative and incremental process culminate in a retrospective, where members receive and elaborate feedback, taking actions to inspect and correct behaviours, remove obstacles, fix issues. If we are in an Agile […]