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Gift for China

June 5, 2012

At the time of my first journey to China, while Lyssa and I were preparing a keynote for an internal company conference and the Shanghai Scrum Gathering, I decided to re-publish the Tao of Scrum, a post which originally appeared in 2010 on the site. This nod to China was inspired by the realization […]

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Reprogramming Ourselves to Use Agile Well

March 5, 2012

If you’re not getting the stellar results you were promised with agile, look to the belief system that agile is trying to work within.  Is agile bringing some positive and useful changes but floundering as it tries to work within old, unsustainable systems?   Agile brings with it “new” beliefs and does produce stellar results […]

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The Coaching Stance: Upshifting Your Agile Coaching
Webinar Recording

February 19, 2012

Hello agile coaches! Here’s the audio recording of our webinar on The Coaching Stance course.  This course is the gateway to our advanced courses in agile coaching, suitable for ScrumMasters, agile coaches, managers of agile teams — anyone in an agile leadership position. We know you’re busy, so let us give your a breakdown of […]

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2012: Year in *Pre*view

December 31, 2011

2012 promises to be an exciting year in the world of agile coaching. We are hoping to kindle that excitement and turn it into a raging bonfire of transformation! We wanted you—our community and collaborators—to know what we are dreaming, in hopes you will add yours. The Year Ahead: Three Themes We organized our dreaming […]

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ACI’s 2011 Year in Review

December 28, 2011

As organizations slow down this week, we get to re-group and maybe even “clean out our messy desks” (as one friend put it). As I let the slowdown happen to me, too, my mind turns to thoughts of the past year: “What happened in 2011?  No, really.  Before we go headlong into 2012, what happened […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend ‘The Coaching Stance’

September 7, 2011

We know some of you may be asking about this new class of ours, The Coaching Stance. ‘Why should I attend,’ we hear you saying? ‘What the heck is it about, anyway?’ And ‘just how is it different from the Coaching Agile Teams class.’ Well, here are the top reasons you will want to attend… […]

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Stop running meetings, start designing interactions

August 31, 2011

Michael Spayd and I delivered a keynote address to the General Electric crowd at a 300+ person in-house agile conference (plus who knows how many people on WebEx).  We were honored to be among such agile community luminaries as Mary Poppendeick and Jean Tabaka, as well as several GE leaders who were keynoting on their […]

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