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More than just brains at work: A conversation about active listening in coaching (part 2).

A few weeks ago, Louise Kold-Taylor and Steffan Surdek were in our offices at Pyxis working on the new coaching course they are building together. I noticed how much fun they were having and I decided it could be fun to go pick their brains a bit. I sat with …

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One Pager on coaching skills

Our colleagues Louise Kold-Taylor and Steffan Surdek seek to create a space and an atmosphere where important conversations can occur and where all voices can be heard to inspire and engage people to work more collaboratively towards achieving common and emerging goals. They support managers, Scrum Masters and team leaders who wish to …

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Conflicts serving your success

Our conversations are sometimes bland and conflict does not happen where it should, if at all. It is important for people and organizations to develop their ability to truly understand the essence of their conflicts before they explode and demand drastic intervention. Conflicts exist between people and between different divisions of …

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Storming Agile Teams : Introduction

You are about to read my first post about the second workbook of the “Agile Teams from Forming to Perfoming” series titled “Storming Agile Teams“. How did we get here? In the Final Thoughts section of my first worbook “Forming Agile Teams“, I have invited the reader to continue iterating …

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How I ”Scrumed” Her Pregnancy

Recently, I was involved in a very exciting new project you might have heard about. I’m sure you will be interested… It all started when I was asked to manage the development of a new set of soft and hardware that was expected to be a useful complement to our …

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The Everyday Agilist asks “Can Agile help us cope with increases to the minimum wage?”

Employers in Ontario spent much of 2017 watching and waiting to see what would happen with proposed legislated increases to the minimum wage. The question is no longer if the rate will rise from its current rate of $11.40 to $15.00 per hour. That decision having been made, the appropriate …

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The Importance of Requirements Management

The concept of “Agile Development” can have different meanings depending on who you are asking. For some, it is about adopting a more pragmatic delivery approach and departing from traditional rigorous planning. For others, it is more about a rigour of a different kind that is implemented to tackle the …

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How to unleash the leaders around you

This article was initially published on Forbes.com. Co-creative leadership In my last post, I introduced you to the five key skills of a co-creative leader. I also went into more detail around the skill of being a voice among many in the conversation. This article is the second in a series …

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Meet our authors

Behind Agile Know-How, there is a team of passionate authors who share their vision and experience on a variety of Agile topics. We wish to emphasize their excellent work. 2017 has been an extraordinary year for Agile Know-How, which has seen a sharp rise in traffic. For 2018, we want …

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An Invitation into a generative inquiry about an agile, participatory “Agile”

In Agile, we want to support adaptive, responsive, self-organizing, and evolutionary methods. We aim for open communication with transparency and involvement among all stakeholders; and we want our artifacts to reflect our values at all levels. The benefits are often astounding and transformative. Yet we also know that the road …

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