Nanny McPhee Returns

Nanny McPhee Returns

Nanny McPhee is one of my kids favourite films, the magical Nanny that helps really naughty children, and their parents, to understand each other and live in harmony. This blog post is about looking at some lessons Nanny McPhee taught and how to apply them to your...
Oath for an Agile Coach

Oath for an Agile Coach

I was browsing LinkedIn recently and came across a post by the legendary Alex Sloley where he stated that he had signed the Oath for an Agile Coach. I was curious, looked into it and decided it was good. The Oath is modelled on the Hippocratic Oath taken by...
The value of a Scrum Master

The value of a Scrum Master

The role of Scrum Master is a debate that has been been raging for over a decade. It is hugely misunderstood term and abused all over the world. I am grateful that this term crossed my life. If it wasn’t for this term “Scrum Master” I would never...
Teaming – could this be the future of agile?

Teaming – could this be the future of agile?

We all know the benefits of teams. A bunch of people who work together over long periods of time and are fairly stable. They grow together and learn together and the team is worth more than the sum of the individuals. IF you’ve worked in one of these teams...
Coaching Tools

Coaching Tools

Recently we attended the SUGSA Coaching Day where we presented a session on Coaching Tools. In preparation for this we did a silent brainstorm. When we say ‘tools’ we mean anything that can help you be a better coach. We quickly came up with 33 tools that...