Working with Systems of People

Working with Systems of People

This post is about some important thoughts on working with organizations that I learned from Michael Spayd, co-founder of the Agile Coaching Institute, some time ago. A key part of my learning is about the value of acting as a mirror to a team or organization when working as a coach, influencer or internal change [...] Continue reading »
Coaching Skills Dojo

Coaching Skills Dojo

Although Agile coaching requires many skills, we get back to basics by revisiting three fundamental coaching skills: observing, listening and questioning. As you put these three key skills into practice, you will get feedback on your performance and have the opportunity to try out improvement ideas in a safe, open and friendly environment. Learning Objectives [...] Continue reading »
Boost Your Results with 3 Interpersonal Skills

Boost Your Results with 3 Interpersonal Skills

Pierluigi  Pugliese and Yves Hanoulle gave a great session on Soft Skills Essentials for anyone working in a team (hint: everyone). The session covered three communication models: Status Games, Solution Focus and Transactional Analysis (see diagram below). Status Games is a modeling technique that comes from Improv theatre. They are all about power and dominance. [...] Continue reading »