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Coaching – the difference between stories and tasks

My first foray into operating as an Atern coach has been more enlightening and challenging than I had imagined. A while ago, I started working with a team implementing changes to comply with two separate pieces of legislation. Typically, the … Continue reading

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Football coaching and the Agile PM

Let me start by saying I am a football fan. Specifically, a Chelsea fan. Now before you all start hooting derisive comments about our captain, money or Russians, let me ask you this : have you ever considered the parallels … Continue reading

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Coaching – co-location

I recently attended a timebox retrospective of a team I have started coaching. The team have been together for some time now and are constantly improving their performance. But one issue that came up (there were others, about which I … Continue reading

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Coaching – finding the challenges

For months I have been offering help to teams who might need it – coaching, training, facilitating, whatever. I can’t be dictatorial because that will just antagonise the team. So I need to get into the team and help them … Continue reading

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