Episode 81

82: Coaching Beyond Agile with Pradeepa Narayanaswamy


January 2nd, 2018

35 mins 3 secs

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About this Episode

Pradeepa Narayanaswamy (@NPradeepa) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how she uses her agile superpowers for good as an infertility coach.

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Pradeepa is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org, a Professional Coach, and sought after conference speaker. As an Agile Coach, she is a self-proclaimed “Agile Passionista” who strongly believes in agile values & principles to help organizations delight their customers. Pradeepa helps teams and leaders in understanding & aligning with their organizational vision and supports their transformation journey.

As an Infertility Coach, Pradeepa works with women going through infertility and help them get unstuck. She provides a safe and non-judgemental space for those women to talk about their current struggles and coach them to get unstuck and move forward with their lives. Find her at www.lives-transformed.com

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to use your agile superpowers for good
  • Why coaching is valuable outside of agile
  • Restoring perspective, power, and choice for your clients
  • Where to go to learn about professional coaching

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Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.

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