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It All Starts With a Question, a Powerful One! – Toronto Agile Conference 2019

It was a great experience and an honor to present for the audience of Toronto Agile Conference 2019. My talk was on powerful questions, a continuation of what I presented at Big Apple Scrum Day. I changed it to address the requirements of the conference, the layout of the room and based on the feedback… Continue reading It All Starts With a Question, a Powerful One! – Toronto Agile Conference 2019

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Coaching Anti-Pattern #2 – Not Being Yourself!

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!

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Coaching, Coach & You Talk; A Shorter Version of Effective Yet Effortless Coaching

I talked on one of my favorite topics, Coaching for the Torontonians in an event organized by Envision Agile. The audience was a group of Agile enthusiasts. The organizers were present at one of my prior coaching talks, reached out and asked me to give a talk at their event, and I gladly accepted it. This time, I… Continue reading Coaching, Coach & You Talk; A Shorter Version of Effective Yet Effortless Coaching

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Simple Coaching Program At Points

I ran a coaching program at Points. This mini-coaching program, which I called it Simple Coaching Program was mainly designed for Scrum Masters. However, Scrum Master Managers, Development Leads, and Project Managers joined the program as well. The Simple Coaching Program consisted of the following topics: Coaching (Simple Coaching Model) Conflict and how we deal with… Continue reading Simple Coaching Program At Points

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Facilitation ≅ Coaching @ Scale Talk at Gatineau Ottawa Agile Tour 2017 (GOAT 2017)

I presented at the Gatineau Ottawa Agile Tour 2017 (GOAT2017) on November 20th, 2017. I have presented on the topic of Facilitation and Coaching, and how they can benefit from each other at scale. The title of my talk was: Facilitation ≅ Coaching @ Scale. I have shared my thoughts and experiences on using techniques and… Continue reading Facilitation ≅ Coaching @ Scale Talk at Gatineau Ottawa Agile Tour 2017 (GOAT 2017)

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Coaching Triads – The Most Effective Way to Practice Coaching in a Safe and Confidential Space

Coaching Triads are a setting in which you can practice coaching and get better at it. It requires a safe and confidential space to practice coaching. So be clear about that. How does it work? In three rounds, you practice coaching as a coach, a client, and an observer. In each rotation, you play a… Continue reading Coaching Triads – The Most Effective Way to Practice Coaching in a Safe and Confidential Space

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My Notes on Situational Frontline Leadership

The level of competence v.s. the level of commitment be prepared to be called upon if I don’t hear from you (facilitator technique) Self-esteem includes: Your self-worth Your self-respect Self-esteem at work influenced by The thing you say to people The way you treat people Self-esteem builders Providing sincere and specific praise Asking about a… Continue reading My Notes on Situational Frontline Leadership

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Effective yet Effortless Coaching Talk at Agile Mississauga

I presented the “Effective yet Effortless Coaching” session at Agile Mississauga Meetup event which took place on April 5th, 2017. I presented The Simple Coaching Model V2.0. This was the first time presenting the V2.0 of The Simple Coaching Model. The changes made, compared to the V1.0 of the model, were based on the feedback received in previous sessions (i.e. Coach… Continue reading Effective yet Effortless Coaching Talk at Agile Mississauga