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Esther Derby (@estherderby) Don Gray (@donaldegray), and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss their upcoming workshop Coaching Beyond the Team in Columbus, Ohio April 3rd – 5th, 2018.

Esther Derby and Don Gray – Coaching Beyond the Team

Esther is an expert in organizational dynamics and a leading thinker in bringing agility to organizations, management, and teams. She co-authored “Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great” and “Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management“. Esther is sought after trainer and speaker.

Don is a friend and mentor to me and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN CHANGE ARTISTRYREADINGS FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING LEADERSHIP, and AMPLIFY YOUR EFFECTIVENESS. He co-teaches one of the top agile and leadership workshops available – Coaching Beyond the Team – with Esther Derby.

Faye has more than eighteen years of project delivery experience and is currently a senior agile consultant with CareWorks Tech. Focusing on agile methodologies and continuous improvement, she has had a positive impact in the financial services, healthcare, advertising, and automotive industries. Faye is passionate about using innovative solutions to drive business value and helps work groups transform into highly engaged and energized teams.

In this episode you’ll discover:
  • How the Coaching Beyond the Team workshop can improve your agile practices
  • Why context is critical to understanding the problem you’re trying to solve
  • Which models and practices to use depending on the situation
  • Why local problems are often systemic of larger organizational issues
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Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute to the show:

Book of the Week:
In The Lean Startup, Eric Ries laid out the practices of successful startups – building a minimal viable product, customer-focused and scientific testing based on a build-measure-learn method of continuous innovation, and deciding whether to persevere or pivot. In The Startup Way, he turns his attention to an entirely new group of organizations: established enterprises like iconic multinationals GE and Toyota, tech titans like Amazon and Facebook, and the next generation of Silicon Valley upstarts like Airbnb and Twilio.
Click here to purchase on Amazon.
Question: Which topic resonated with you? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Related Episode:

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

Help promote the show on iTunes:

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Audible. I have used Audible for years, and I love audiobooks. I have three to recommend:

  1. Agile and Lean Program Management by Johanna Rothman
  2. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  3. Rolling Rocks Downhill: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Entertaining Way to Learn Agile and Lean by Clark Ching

All you need to do to get your free 30-day Audible trial is go to Audibletrial.com/agile. Choose one of the above books, or choose among more than 180,000 audio programs. It’s that easy. Go to Audibletrial.com/agile and get started today. Enjoy!

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John Cutler (@johncutlefish) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss his article “Why Agile Isn’t Working” and what we can do about it.

John Cutler

John is a multiple hat-wearer. Product development nut. He loves wrangling complex problems and answering the why with qualitative and quantitative data. John blogs on Medium here. John is currently Senior Product Manager for Search and Relevance at Zendesk. He has a perspective that spans individual roles, domains, and products. John knows agile product management and frequently shares his knowledge on

In this episode you’ll discover:
  • Why Agile doesn’t work
  • Discussing principles and values instead of practices
  • How meeting the needs of others can ultimately help us meet our own needs
  • The impact of “promises in progress” in your organization
Links from the show: How to support the show:

Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute to the show:

Book of the Week:
In The Lean Startup, Eric Ries laid out the practices of successful startups – building a minimal viable product, customer-focused and scientific testing based on a build-measure-learn method of continuous innovation, and deciding whether to persevere or pivot. In The Startup Way, he turns his attention to an entirely new group of organizations: established enterprises like iconic multinationals GE and Toyota, tech titans like Amazon and Facebook, and the next generation of Silicon Valley upstarts like Airbnb and Twilio.
Click here to purchase on Amazon.
Question: Which topic resonated with you? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Related Episode:

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

Help promote the show on iTunes:

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Audible. I have used Audible for years, and I love audiobooks. I have three to recommend:

  1. Agile and Lean Program Management by Johanna Rothman
  2. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  3. Rolling Rocks Downhill: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Entertaining Way to Learn Agile and Lean by Clark Ching

All you need to do to get your free 30-day Audible trial is go to Audibletrial.com/agile. Choose one of the above books, or choose among more than 180,000 audio programs. It’s that easy. Go to Audibletrial.com/agile and get started today. Enjoy!

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Steve Porter (@stevevporter) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss a wide variety of deep Scrum topics and approaches.

Steve Porter – Scurm.org
In this episode you’ll discover:
  • Ways to think about Scrum
  • Why context is so important when discussing Scrum
  • How Scrum is built for safety
  • Deeper insights about the concept of a Sprint Goal
Links from the show: How to support the show:

Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute to the show:

Book of the Week:
The Nexus Framework is the simplest, most effective approach to applying Scrum at scale across multiple teams, sites, and time zones. Created by Scrum.org—the pioneering Scrum training and certification organization founded by Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber—Nexus draws on decades of experience to address the unique challenges teams face in coming together, sharing work, and managing and minimizing dependencies.

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: Which topic resonated with you? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Related Episode:

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

Help promote the show on iTunes:

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

Have you heard the big news? Agile Testing Days USA is coming to Boston from June 25–29 for a festival of learning and sharing for the agile and testing community.

Agile for Humans listeners can use the code HUMANS to receive an additional 10% off Super Early Lobster pricing when you register by April 27. Check out the entire program at https://well.tc/agiletestingdaysusa.

The agile-focused learning experience will provide an interactive way to get deep insights and the latest developments in testing and agile excellence as well as many opportunities to network with fellow passionate agile software professionals.

It is going to be a fantastic week in Boston, so consider joining the inaugural event! Don’t just take our word for it—see what well-known expert and speaker Lisa Crispin has to say about Agile Testing Days USA: https://well.tc/wemm

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Natalie Warnert (@nataliewarnert) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss #womeninagile, seeking out diversity, capacity vs velocity, #NoEstimates, and more.

Natalie Warnert Presenting at A Conference

Natalie is a writer, speaker, agile coach, and team innovator. She is passionate about the #womeninagile movement and helps foster a welcoming culture where ever she goes. Natalie is an avid reader, a swimmer, and snowboarder.

Amitai is a software development coach, speaker, legacy code wrestler, non-award-winning musician, award winning bad poet, and the creator of the Agile in 3 Minutes podcast. He blogs at schmonz.com and is a frequent guest on Agile for Humans. Amitai has published many of his agile observations and musings in his new book – Agile in 3 Minutes on Lean Pub.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How the #womeninagile movement is impacting the agile community
  • Why diversity is critical to your teams success
  • The difference between capacity and velocity and how it changes the value conversation

Links from the show:

Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal, a gripping novel, is transforming management thinking throughout the world. It is a book to recommend to your friends in industry – even to your bosses – but not to your competitors. Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant – or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses. It takes a chance meeting with a professor from student days – Jonah – to help him break out of conventional ways of thinking to see what needs to be done.

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: What are your thoughts about this episode? Please leave them in the comments section below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Audible. I have used Audible for years, and I love audio books. I have three to recommend:

  1. Agile and Lean Program Management by Johanna Rothman
  2. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland
  3. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

All you need to do to get your free 30-day Audible trial is go to Audibletrial.com/agile. Choose one of the above books, or choose between more than 180,000 audio programs. It’s that easy. Go to Audibletrial.com/agile and get started today. Enjoy!

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Bryan Beecham (@BillyGarnet) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss simplicity, continuous improvement, and modern agile.

Bryan Beecham Presenting on TDD and Refactoring

Bryan is a Consultant, Coach, Trainer, Speaker, Guitarist, Human Refactor guide, Idea Generator, Teacher, and Continuous Learner. His energetic style engages audiences to help to unlock creativity, trigger learning, and have fun interacting with new ideas. He speaks passionately about technology and his positive energy is contagious.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The importance of simplicity and how it impacts your work
  • How psychological safety empowers your team
  • Why continuous improvement is the goal

Links from the show:

Imagine you’re in a game with one objective: a bestselling product or service. The rules? No marketing budget, no PR stunts, and it must be sustainably successful. No short-term fads. This is not a game of chance. It is a game of skill and strategy.

And it begins with a single question: given competing products of equal pricing, promotion, and perceived quality, why does one outsell the others?

The answer doesn’t live in the sustainably successful products or services. The answer lives in those who use them.

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: How do you help your teams learn? Please share your thoughts in the comment section. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by SQE Training, a Techwell Company.

SQE Training, a TechWell company, and its team of industry experts help organizations worldwide improve their skills, practices, and knowledge in software development and testing. For more than twenty-five years, TechWell has helped thousands of organizations reach their goals of producing high-value and high-quality software.

As part of TechWell’s convergence of expert resources for software professionals, SQE Training has more than 75 agile, scrum, and testing classes scheduled in cities across the United States and Canada during 2017. Many of their most-requested courses are available anywhere with instructor-led, Live Virtual training, and they can also can bring one of 60+ courses to your organization and location with On-Site Training.

To learn more about SQE Training and these courses please visit https://well.tc/17AFHW and be sure to use the discount code 17AFHW for $250 any individual course or agile testing bundle purchase before March 15, 2017. Enjoy!

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Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the monitization of agile, Agile Coach Camp 2016, and what does it actually mean to be an agile coach.

Agile Coach Camp 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri

Zach is a self-described “benevolent trouble-maker” and seeks to foster servant leadership that cultivates growth, learning, and discovery. He is a systems thinker who shares his thoughts on his blog – Agile Out Loud. Zach is great at pushing agile thinking forward and has authored many popular posts on next generation agile theories and practices.

Amitai is a software development coach, speaker, legacy code wrestler, non-award-winning musician, award winning bad poet, and the creator of the Agile in 3 Minutes podcast. He blogs at schmonz.com and is a frequent guest on Agile for Humans. Amitai has published many of his agile observations and musings in his new book – Agile in 3 Minutes on Lean Pub.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What went down at Agile Coach Camp 2016
  • Does an agile coach need a technical background?
  • How to improve your Openspace events

Links from the show:

From Sharon L. Bowman, the author of the best-selling Ten-Minute Trainer, comes the dynamic new book, Training from the BACK of the Room! This innovative resource introduces 65 training strategies that are guaranteed to deliver outstanding training results no matter what the topic, group, or learning environment. Now, trainers can replace the traditional “Trainers talk; learners listen” paradigm with a radical new model for designing and delivering instruction: “When learners talk and teach, they learn.”

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: Do you need technical skills to be an agile coach? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Techwell’s STAREAST Conference. 

Techwell’s STAREAST conference is one of the longest-running and most respected events on software testing and quality assurance. Agile for Humans listeners can use the code “HUMANS” to receive up to $200 off their conference registration fees.

They have a variety of agile tutorials at the event, including Agile Testing: Team Tactics that Deliver the Goods, Agile Test Team Leadership: from Concept to Product, and Test Automation Strategies for the Agile World to name a few.

Explore the entire program at https://well.tc/stareasthumans.

I hope to see many Agile for Humans listeners in Orlando, Florida – May 7–12 for this great event. Enjoy!

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Marian Willeke (@mhwilleke) and Don Gray (@donaldegray) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss industrial learning, how small experiments can lead to big changes, and how to structure workshops for the greatest possible impact.

Marian Willeke Presenting on Learning

Marian is passionate about ensuring effective learning experiences are created to improve people’s lives. She seeks to foster a learning mindset whether working with academic programs or corporate teams. She has many great resources available at mhwilleke.com and truly believes that our potential for agility is limited only by our capacity for learning.

Don is a friend and mentor to me, and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including: CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN CHANGE ARTISTRYREADINGS FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING LEADERSHIP, and AMPLIFY YOUR EFFECTIVENESS. He co-teaches one of the top agile and leadership workshops available – Coaching Beyond the Team – with Esther Derby.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to foster a learning environment in your organization
  • Key considerations for putting together a workshop
  • Why being aware of bias is critical to adult learning

Links from the show:

From Sharon L. Bowman, the author of the best-selling Ten-Minute Trainer, comes the dynamic new book, Training from the BACK of the Room! This innovative resource introduces 65 training strategies that are guaranteed to deliver outstanding training results no matter what the topic, group, or learning environment. Now, trainers can replace the traditional “Trainers talk; learners listen” paradigm with a radical new model for designing and delivering instruction: “When learners talk and teach, they learn.”

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: How do you help your teams learn? Please share your thoughts in the comment section. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by SQE Training, a Techwell Company. Software Testing Training Weeks offers four courses that can help agile team members understand what makes testing in an agile environment different:

  1. Agile Tester Certification: Learn what makes agile testing different while exploring common agile testing processes in an interactive workshop setting. For both novice and experienced software testers, developers expected to test within agile teams, and Test/QA managers. https://well.tc/womx
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  3. Fundamentals of Agile Certification—ICAgile: Learn the fundamentals of agile development and how to effectively plan and develop software using agile principles. For developers, test/QA professionals, project managers, business analysts, and more. https://well.tc/womg
  4. Test Improvement for Agile: Get the tools and skills needed to plan for and conduct a structured assessment and improvement initiative. For managers, product owners, scrum masters, and more. https://well.tc/womd

To learn more about SQE Training and these courses please visit https://well.tc/17AFHW and be sure to use the discount code 17AFHW for $250 any individual course or agile testing bundle purchase before March 15, 2017. Enjoy!

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Steve Denning (@stevedenning) and Don Gray (@donaldegray) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the current state of agile and how an agile mindset trumps processes and tools.

Steve Denning Presenting about Leadership and Management

Steve is the author 8 books including The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management. He’s a former director of the World Bank. Steve is a contributor to Forbes Magazine, and leads The Learning Consortium for the Creative Economy.

Don is a friend and mentor to me, and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including: CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN CHANGE ARTISTRYREADINGS FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING LEADERSHIP, and AMPLIFY YOUR EFFECTIVENESS. He co-teaches one of the top agile and leadership workshops available – Coaching Beyond the Team – with Esther Derby.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Agile as a mindset vs Agile as a set of tools and processes
  • What the only valid purpose of an organization is…
  • Why it’s important for every person in an organization to have line of sight to the customer

Links from the show:

Scale collaboration, not process. If you’re trying to use agile and lean at the program level, you’ve heard of several approaches, all about scaling processes. If you duplicate what one team does for several teams, you get bloat, not delivery. Instead of scaling the process, scale everyone’s collaboration. With autonomy, collaboration, and exploration, teams and program level people can decide how to apply agile and lean to their work.

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: What are your thoughts on the Scrum Alliance and their role in the agile community? Please share your ideas below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Agile Dev East.

Techwell’s Agile Dev East is *the* premier event that covers the latest advances in the agile community. Agile for Humans listeners can use the code AGILE16 to receive $200 off their conference registration fee.

Check out the entire program at adceast.techwell.com. You’ll notice that I’m speaking there this year. Attendees will have a chance to see my Business of Agile presentation, along with my half day session on advanced scrum topics called Scrum: Answering the Tough Questions.

I hope to see many Agile for Humans listeners in Orlando, Florida – November 13th – 18th for this great event.

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Jeremy Willets (@jeremywillets) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss introspection, continuous learning, and life as an agile coach.

Jeremy Willets Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference – Copyright COHAA

Jeremy an internal agile coach at a software development company. He is a speaker and author who brings the human elements of software development to the forefront. Jeremy is an avid runner and a key figure in the Ohio agile community.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The importance of inspecting and adaping our own behaviors
  • How an introspective mindset can help coaches improve and grow
  • Why interpersonal relationships are critical to coaching agile teams
  • What to do tomorrow to ensure your are on the path of continuous learning

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This book will help you implement successful change and bypass change resistance by co-creating change. The book will do that through examples of how innovative practices can dramatically improve the success of change programs. These practices combine ideas from the Agile, Lean Startup, change management, organizational development and psychology communities. This book will change how you think about change

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: What do you do when you don’t know what to do? Please share your ideas below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Agile Dev East.

Techwell’s Agile Dev East is *the* premier event that covers the latest advances in the agile community. Agile for Humans listeners can use the code AFH16 to receive $200 off their conference registration fee.

Check out the entire program at adceast.techwell.com. You’ll notice that I’m speaking there this year. Attendees will have a chance to see my Business of Agile presentation, along with my half day session on advanced scrum topics called Scrum: Answering the Tough Questions.

I hope to see many Agile for Humans listeners in Orlando, Florida – November 13th – 18th for this great event.

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Jessie Shternshus (@TheImprovEffect) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how to help teams unlearn past habit and how to help new mental models take hold.

Jessie Shternshus
In this episode you’ll discover:
  • How to approach working with new teams
  • Why sometimes we need to unlearn before we can learn
  • When games and exercises can be used to reinforce new mental models
Links from the show: How to support the show:

Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute to the show:

Book of the Week:
What kind of day are you having? Is it a ****ing day? Or is it a ****ing day? What are you going to do about it? Mike Bonifer and Jessie Shternshus, who teach companies around the world how to apply improvisation to business, have created 50 original improv games tailored to the kind of ****ing day you’re having. From the bathroom to the boardroom, and every stop in between, this fun and engaging book helps you get the craziness under control.
Click here to purchase on Amazon.
Question: Which topic resonated with you? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Related Episode:

Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

Help promote the show on iTunes:

One tiny favor.  — Please take 30 seconds now and leave a review on iTunes. This helps others learn about the show and grows our audience. It will help the show tremendously, including my ability to bring on more great guests for all of us to learn from. Thanks!

This podcast is brought to you by Audible. I have used Audible for years, and I love audiobooks. I have three to recommend:

  1. Agile and Lean Program Management by Johanna Rothman
  2. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  3. Rolling Rocks Downhill: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Entertaining Way to Learn Agile and Lean by Clark Ching

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