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Habit 2 of 7 Successful Habits: Why Engaged Listening Is An Essential Trait Of An Agile Coach

Habit 2 of 7 Successful Habits: Why Engaged Listening Is An Essential Trait Of An Agile Coach

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” –Bryant H. McGill Listening is the way we connect with people. They can tell when the connection is there and will be more open to share and try on new ideas with you. Engaged Listening helps us to give full attention to the…

Habit 1 of 7 successful habits: What Makes Your Coaching Questions Powerful?

Habit 1 of 7 successful habits: What Makes Your Coaching Questions Powerful?

“I’m not here to answer your questions. I’m here to question your answers.” As a coach, asking the accurate questions is more valuable than having the exact answers. When an individual builds the solutions from their own, they are followed more by the people. A proper question at the proper time can change a professional life for your teams by…

A Seamless Transition To Agile- Are We Finally Over The “Doing” Vs. “Being” Agile Discourse?

A Seamless Transition To Agile- Are We Finally Over The “Doing” Vs. “Being” Agile Discourse?

Lately, there is a lot of discussion on social media around Agile Transformation where changing the mindset is deemed critical and doing any framework ‘by the book’ is looked at as a purist approach if not termed as doing Agile and shunned. The trend that seems to be evolving is the notion of ‘Being Agile’ more important than ‘Doing Agile’.…

What and why Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)

What and why Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)

What is Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)? Never heard about PSPO, don’t worry, you are not the only one. PSPO stands for Professional Scrum Product Owner, a course and certification offered by Scrum.org.Software professionals and organizations who would like to explore the Product Ownership domain and are looking for training, workshop and certification to start their journey or validate their…

Brief comparison of Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org program

Brief comparison of Scrum Alliance and Scrum.org program

Scrum Alliance has below certification program Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – Training mandatory and Exam has 35 questions to write in 90 days Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Only training and no exam Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) – Only training and no exam Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) – No training, No exam and Only Money Certified Agile Leaderships (CAL…

Professional Scrum trainings provides TWO free exams attempt

Professional Scrum trainings provides TWO free exams attempt

Scrum.org have announced some good news for those planning on attending an upcoming Scrum.org Professional Scrum course. They have changed the retake policy around the assessments for PSM, PSD, PSPO, PSF and SPS. Here is the announcement: “If you attend a Scrum.org training class you will learn the importance of inspection, adaptation, and fast feedback cycles. To reinforce those concepts,…

Why Professional Scrum Master training is better for you?

Why Professional Scrum Master training is better for you?

Demand for Scrum trained professional is growing in market as more and more companies are adopting Scrum framework for competitive advantage. I see this trend of growing demand in Asia-Pacific and South-East Asia specially India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore. Organizations are either trying to get their staff trained by Professional Scrum Trainer or hiring professionally trained Scrum…

The Scrum Master in the servant-leader role

The Scrum Master in the servant-leader role

Servant leadership is a practice and philosophy of leadership. The philosophy is ancient, though Robert Greenleaf made the phrase known in our time. However, passages describing servant leadership are found in documents as old as the Tao Te Ching (China, sixth century BC). According to the Oxford Dictionary, a “servant” is a person who performs duties for others; “leadership” is…