Real Teams

Previously I discussed why teams need a compelling purpose, this is one essential condition of “real teams” based on Richard Hackman’s work in creating high-performing successful teams. In [...]

Why Teams Need A Compelling Purpose

Last month I wrote about team norms, or working agreements as I prefer to call them, and how they relate to the work of Dr Richard Hackman.  Team norms fall into Hackman’s enabling structures [...]

The Power of Team Norms

In teamwork, the establishment of effective team norms plays a key role in creating a cohesive and productive group dynamic. The work of Richard Hackman, a psychologist, and organisational [...]

Being an Agile Coach

What does being an Agile Coach mean? Experienced Coach, Mark Summers, talks through the coaching mindset and art of self reflection

Agile Awareness in Pakistan

Agile Awareness in Pakistan   Pakistan is a wonderfully vibrant country with many hidden treasures from Hunza valley in the north to sandy beaches in the south. It has a host of tourist [...]

The key attributes of a successful coach

What do all successful coaches have in common? During the recent BeLiminal Advanced Certified ScrumMaster training, I demonstrated what personal coaching could look like by coaching my friend and [...]

What is Agile Coaching?

  I recently attended the Scrum Coaching Retreat in Copenhagen. This event is attended by Agile Coaches/Professionals who work together in Scrum Teams; they address problems and [...]