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

What is a Sprint Review?

The second of the Scrum events is the Sprint Review, a crucial time for the team and stakeholders to get together and assess progress

What is Sprint Planning?

Sprint Planning is the first of the Scrum Events within the Sprint, the one where the team agrees the goal for the Sprint and makes an initial plan

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 [...]