[featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Don Gray[/featured-image]
Don is a friend and mentor to me and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN CHANGE ARTISTRY, READINGS FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING LEADERSHIP, and AMPLIFY YOUR EFFECTIVENESS. He co-teaches one of the top agile and leadership workshops available – Coaching Beyond the Team – with Esther Derby.
Barry is an agile coach on a journey filled with meaningful relationships and experiences… some of them life changing, all of them making a difference. He is a coach at Agile42 and prides himself on being able to build and maintain successful long-term relationships and through those relationships being able to follow a passion of working closely with people systems and the dynamics that make up those systems. As a Scrum Master, he is focused on solving many different problems that his teams encounter.
Amitai is a software development coach, speaker, legacy code wrestler, non-award-winning musician, award winning bad poet, and the creator of the Agile in 3 Minutes podcast. He blogs at schmonz.com and is a frequent guest on Agile for Humans. Amitai has published many of his agile observations and musings in his new book – Agile in 3 Minutes on Lean Pub.
Ryan Ripley is teaming up with Professional Scrum Trainer, Todd Miller to teach the PSM-II this year. Whether you are a CSM or a PSM-I, this Advanced Scrum Master Course is the next step on the Scrum master journey, created and present by trainers from scrum.org – The Home of Scrum.
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- Washington D.C. on December 6-7
- Tampa, FL on December 11-12
In this episode you’ll discover:
- Combining the thinking and doing of agile
- It’s the age of the knowledge worker…what now?
- The importance of meeting people where they are at and helping them move forward
Links from the show:
- Slack by Tom Demarco – https://amzn.to/2PK0nxM
- Manifesto of Agile Software Development – http://agilemanifesto.org/
- Christopher Avery’s Responsibility Process – https://ryanripley.com/leadershipgift
- 5 things I learned teaching Scrum to Millennials by Steve Porter – https://www.scrum.org/resources/blog/5-things-learned-teaching-millennials
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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.