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Agile Coach as Puppet Master (& the Zoom-Out Resolution)

Calling all Puppet Masters! OK let’s be explicit, “Agile Coach as Puppet Master” is most definitely a statement of what not to be. For the natural or aspiring Puppet Masters out there I’m sorry, you’ve come to the wrong place. You may want to watch this instead. When I talk about Agile Coach as Puppet Master…

Adventures with Moving Motivators

It’s the evening of 26 July 2016 in London and I’m off to a meetup. This time it’s ‘Adventures with Agile’ meets ‘Management 3.0’ meets Percy Pigs so it’s bound to be a brilliant evening (yes I have a sweet tooth!). More specifically, this is an Adventures with Agile meetup, delivered by Ryan Behrman, a highly…

Enemies of Agile: Bad Language #1 “Resource”

Words and phrases are like viruses in that they spread from one person to another who essentially then become ‘infected’. They become an ingrained habit. There’s a word which I have been trying to kick for some time. As a word in its own right, it’s quite beautiful. It sounds great. However, within the context I…