Professional Coaching for Agilists

Addison Wesley (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 28. Dezember 2020
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 256 Seiten
978-0-13-674173-2 (ISBN)
The speed and success of Agile adoption depends somewhat on Agile knowledge and expertise, but it's far more dependent on how rapidly people can adopt new patterns of behavior. The rapidly-growing discipline of professional agile coaching specifically addresses this issue. Professional Coaching for Agilists is for all agile practitioners who want to add Professional Coaching to their toolkits. Leading Agile coaches Damon Poole and Gillian Lee address all aspects of professional agile coaching, from coaching agreements through accountability. Their methodology-independent guidance can help you succeed as a coach in any environment, at all levels: individual, team, and organizational.
Poole and Lee begin by introducing the discipline of professional agile coaching and showing agilists how to quickly start acting as professional coaches in agile environments. They introduce a powerful new "Coaching Triggers" framework for learning and applying Professional Coaching, presenting each trigger with detailed real-life examples, appropriate questions for eliciting insight and promoting change, and practical exercises for your work and personal life. Coverage includes:

The essentials and foundations of professional coaching for agile practitioners, managers, and team members
The coach's role, and when coaching is and isn't appropriate
Asking questions that stop people in their tracks
The coaching engagement, from start to finish
Tailoring your coaching to each individual
Helping people, teams, and organizations discover their lived values, goals, and strengths
Discovering areas for self-improvement, learning, and growth
Making coaching a natural extension of who you are
Applying coaching to teams, groups, and organizations
Using Scrum, Kanban, and other agile methods as professional coaching tools
  • Englisch
  • New Jersey
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  • USA
Pearson Education (US)
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 232 mm
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  • Breite: 178 mm
978-0-13-674173-2 (9780136741732)

Damon Poole has coached and trained thousands of people at companies such as EMC, Capital One, Oanda, Ford, and Fidelity. He speaks frequently at Agile Alliance, Agile New England, Kentucky Fried Agile, Atlassian Summit, Agile and Beyond, Agile Toronto, and other major events. As "coach of coaches" at Eliassen, he led an Agile Delivery team which grew to hundreds of Scrum Masters and Agile coaches, created Eliassen's Agile Transformation approach and training content, and led initiatives to help coaches advance in their coaching journeys. In this role, he learned from hundreds of Agile Coaches in a wide variety of client environments. Now an independent coach, he specializes in leading Agile Coach workshops.
Gillian Lee is an Agile Coach at Nulogy Corp, where she grows software developers, development teams, and organizations through playful facilitation and peer-to-peer learning. She previously led teams at and Oanda, drawing on her background in engineering from MIT. She has presented widely at agile events, co-founded the AgileTO meetup, and was its lead facilitator for two years.

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