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Feedback

Thanks to Michał Nowostawski who is an Agile Coach that shared a free copy of his amazing book called Make Them Grow: Give Feedback People Apply                           Summary of the author He spent more than 10 years as a corporate worker. He tried hard to […]

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Mindset

I don’t know if you are interested in learning or practising new things time to time. As soon as we want to move to a new (or different) area (or job for instance) we need to learn new subjects. Furthermore, you should remember from school that you were good at maths (or whatever) but you […]

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Humble Inquiry

If you want to improve the communication in your company at every level you should read ” Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling written by Edgar H. Schein   I extracted the following sentences from http://www.cultureuniversity.com/leadership-humble-inquire-the-state-of-culture-work-edgar-schein/ Leaders Should Use Humble Inquiry He believes leaders should not focus on changing culture but on […]

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Crucial Conversations

As Agile Coach I need to have good conversations with my clients in order to deliver value to them. Sometimes I have struggled with tough conversations where I need to keep my control to avoid future problems. I know it is hard for everyone but you have to consider that as Coach I can’t overreact […]

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Business Model Generation

Based on the recommendation from Alejandro De Zunzunegui Founder & Co Owner en THE LEAN LAB LTD I bought this great book called: Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and ChallengersKindle Edition by Alexander Osterwalder   Alejandro works as Lean Coach consultant and he use the Lean Startup approach to help companies to move […]

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The Coaching Habit

Books are a great tool to learn more about Coaching people and organisations because of that I request good books to other coaches such as Omar Bermudez (he is one of the best Agile Coach that I know). Last time he suggested to me to read “The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change […]

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Radical Management

After hearing many times about this amazing book called: “The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management: Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century” written by  — I made the decision to buy it and I wish to buy it a long time ago because it is amazing.   Extracted from the book Everyone Can Be a […]

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Great Scrum Master

  Based on the suggestions from Mark Kilby (@mkilby) who strongly recommend to check the material of Geoff Watts that includes his books, Scrum Mastery. The author focus on the dilema to be a good Scrum Master or a great Scrum Master so you will find frequently with this kind of comparison. For instance: “A good […]

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Drive

                            Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us written by Daniel H. Pink The book focused on three goals to motivate creative workers: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. This idea came in from Management 3.0 where the company should create the best […]

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Coaching Questions

Coaching Questions: A Coach’s Guide to Powerful Asking Skills by Tony Stoltzfus is a great book that strongly recommend to every Coach (Agile Coach or Personal Coach or other types of Coach) because reading this book you will find a great tools to ask powerful questions to your clients. I use one of the exercises that this […]