It felt like home to be speaking at Agile and Beyond 2019, one of the biggest (1000+ people attending) and better agile conferences to attend based on my experience. It was the second time that I was presenting at Agile and Beyond. I was so honored to be back. Last time I talk about Coaching and… Continue reading The Golden Hammer of Transformation: Culture! – Agile & Beyond 2019
I was fortunate to be among the 14 selected sessions out of 127 to speak at Big Apple Scrum Day in May of 2019. It was a sold out event ran by the great community of New Yorkers, for the community. I presented a topic that is very close to me. The title of the… Continue reading It All Starts with a Question, a Powerful One – Big Apple Scrum Day 2019
It is an Open Space! It all started over a quick conversation on Twitter. The first outcome was a post highlighting all the Canadian and American noteworthy conferences, unconferences and meetups. The second was a twitter poll that revealed great support from the community to hold an Open Space around games. The challenge was to… Continue reading Agile Games Canada; An Open Space
I was lucky enough to present for the second year in a row at Agile Games New England 2019. This time I was advocating for conflict, different types of it, and ways to handle it or not! The session was designed to present audience a tool to practice at the personal, team and organizational level.… Continue reading Harness Power of Conflict to Improve Your Organization, Your Team, and Yourself! – Agile Games New England 2019
I had the pleasure to attend and present at TriAgile, on the topic of Innovation. TriAgile is one of the bigger Agile conferences in North America, with 700 people attending. It was held at Raleigh, NC. The theme this year was Responding to Change – Individuals, Teams & at Scale. The conference organizers had to respond… Continue reading Innovation Through Customer Co-creation – TriAgile 2019
As a coach, you know of some coaching techniques and tools. It’s easy to get lost in all of the toolkits you have and try to pick one up to use amongst many. That’s one of the coaching anti-patterns that I typically see; get lost in the moment, and not being your authentic self. The coach tries… Continue reading Coaching Anti-Pattern #2 – Not Being Yourself!
No matter how good you are (as a coach), or how much your client is capable in his or her field, make sure you are not assuming anything (or to start many important things). Always ask yourself (as a coach) what you are referring to is a fact or an assumption. If you don’t have… Continue reading Coaching Anti-Pattern #1: Assumptions
Amazon US | Amazon Canada
Amazon US | Amazon Canada
Agile Coach Camp Canada is very popular this year. The organizers decided to use a lottery style ticketing system. If you have not put your name on it, do it! It reminded me of Google I/O when the tickets were sold out in less than an hour. ACCCA is the Google I/O of Agile, even Agile… Continue reading Alternatives to Agile Coach Camp Canada! or My Recommended List of Conferences, Un-conferences, Local Meetups and More!