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New Licensed Agile Mastery Pathway Trainers Announced

The first Licensed Agile Mastery Pathway™️ cohort have successfully completed their Train The Trainer program

Agile Doesn't Work!

To be agile, or not to be agile...that is the question! While I am a strong advocate of an agile approach, there are also times when the context or project is not suited to agile.

Blamestorming - Who's Accountable In Scrum?

One of the things about Scrum that many organisations find uncomfortable is the concept of accountability. Who do we hold accountable for this piece of work if things don't go well?

What Is Agile Leadership?

I talk about agile leadership a lot but what do I mean by the term? Funnily enough it's more to do with the original definition of the word agile - with a small 'a' rather than agile with a capital 'A

The Agile Pubcast Patreon Wall

A list of all the paid-up subscribers, supporters, regulars and legends who contribute to the running of The Agile Pubcast

To Lead Is To Accept and Improve

How do we reconcile two positive but conflicting messages about being perfect just as we are but also fulfilling our unlimited potential?

Asking Permission vs. Inflicting Help

One of the most insightful people I know - Esther Derby - introduced a phrase to me a while ago that really resonated with me - "Inflicting help".

Ten Easy Ways to Make Your Agile Retrospectives Fun Again!

Re-energise your retrospectives! From changing the location, to introducing some play, to encouraging healthy conflict, these ten tips are easy to action and will bring some fun back into your retrosp

Perfection as a Product Owner

Have you ever been told you're a perfectionist? Is that really common for Product Owners? Is perfection even possible?

20 Polite Ways To Say "No"

From speaking to many people, it seems that saying "no" is very hard for a lot of us. How can you say no without ruining a relationship?

Impostor Syndrome: You're Not The Only One

"Everyone else is better than me. I'm not as good as people think I am and I'm going to get found out" Do you ever feel like you're so close to being found out as an impostor? You're not the only one.

Beware of the White Knight

A ScrumMaster is a servant-leader and their responsibilities include ensuring the team is able to do what they need to do. They facilitate the Scrum process and also the team.

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