This short video gives some helpful tips on improving the daily scrum.
This presentation was given at the 2017 Keep Austin Agile Conference by me (Cherie Silas) and Allison Pollard.
Change Your Questions – Change Your World Questions are powerful tools in the hands of agile teams that can help people discover innovative solutions that have been locked inside waiting to be released into our products! This high-energy workshop teaches how questions can be used to help a team learn, grow, and break through thought barriers. Learn what makes certain … Read More
Beyond Removing Impediments – Scrum Master as Team Coach The role of the Scrum Master is about more than removing impediments and facilitating meetings. Scrum Masters act as mirrors for their teams and mentor team members great Scrum Masters coach their teams to high performance every day. We will share a metaphor for teams to use on their journey to … Read More
This video presentation will describe the five appreciation languages and talk about effective ways to use them with individuals in the workplace as motivators using real life success stories as examples. Attendees will be given the opportunity to take a short assessment to determine what their primary and secondary appreciation language is and will do a team based exercise to … Read More
Cherie Silas to ScrumMasters: “Add Coaching Skills to Your Agile Toolkit” at KAA2016 AGILE AMPED | 05.26.2016 ScrumMasters have an important role in Agile: they help delivery teams achieve high-performance by removing impediments and taking care of the workflow process so that other team members can focus on producing excellent value quickly. Too often, however, ScrumMastery devolves into … Read More
As an Enterprise Agile Coach, I want to help ScrumMasters sharpen and, if necessary, develop coaching skills to complement the tools already in their Agile toolkit. In my Keep Austin Agile 2016 session, I introduced 16 professional coaching skills that ScrumMasters can cultivate, which fall into four categories: (Video starts at category #2 – bottom lining.) Internal Control skills – focus on self-control, … Read More