Coaching Skills for Scrum Masters ~ Deep Listening

The other day when working with a few scrum masters I recognized how important coaching skills are to this profession.  I know that coaching is important and I teach new scrum masters that they are the coach to the team.  But, when working with these new scrum masters it brought to light that coaching skills aren’t something that we just … Read More

Failure Must be an Option

I have heard people say all my life, “Failure is not an option,” and today, I would like to challenge this belief and say that in order to succeed, failure must be an option. One of the things you learn when training to be a coach is the art of deep listening.  When practicing this art with a team, the … Read More