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Traditional Project Management vs Agile Product Development

Traditional Project Management vs Agile Product Development

In this day and age venture project managers play a great role in the success of a business or an organization. Traditional project management specifically emphasizes on conducting a long and detailed upfront planning for all projects irrespective of whether the requirements are known or not. While Agile is a general approach used for software development projects, it emphasizes on…

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…

My 2018. 52 Books, one for every week

My 2018. 52 Books, one for every week

Sometimes it’s a little better to travel than to arrive – Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Prologue There are some goals we pursue relentlessly and some we drop on the way. Is there a reason for that? I have always been a veracious reader, but never went about it methodically. Whatever I could lay hands on would be…

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…

Agile Transformation and High-Performance Teams

Agile Transformation and High-Performance Teams

In the era for transformations, every organization is undergoing Agile Transformation, seeking agile teams would be delivering pre-measured outcome as per customer needs and per timelines committed by business teams. Whereas the fact is that with just agile adoption does not guarantee teams would become high-performance teams delivering values as per the business needs. Before moving ahead and towards agile…

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’.…

Seven Habits of a Successful Agile Coach

Seven Habits of a Successful Agile Coach

Agile Coaches have many Complementary Roles (Please refer to Lysa Adkins Agile Coaching Competency Framework) AGILE COACHES NEED TO KNOW AGILE AND THEY NEED TO KNOW PEOPLE. The role of a coach is to help people make positive change Our focus is on helping people to understand the need for change, to explore the choices they make in reacting to…