Clowns to the left of me. Jokers to the right. Here I am stuck in the middle. These lyrics to an oldie but goodie song by Stealers Wheel kept spinning and cycling through my head one day as I reflected on my situation at a client. Clowns to the left of me. Jokers to the … Continue reading Stuck In The Middle
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I Was Just Schooled In Coaching!
I love what I do as an Agile Coach. Helping others be the best they can be on their path towards agility is my passion. It fuels my continuous learning and desire to be the best version of myself as a coach. Reading or listening to books, taking courses, learning from my community, practicing, experimenting … Continue reading I Was Just Schooled In Coaching!
It’s All Relative
You don’t know what you don’t know - Socrates. It’s hard to argue with this maxim. For example, I did not know that this maxim originated from Socrates. That’s one less thing that I don’t know. How many more things do I not know? One’s answer to this question can reveal a lot about one’s … Continue reading It’s All Relative
For Every Action, There Are Many Reactions
Sir Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that, “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Some believe that Albert Einstein extended this by stating that, “With every problem, there’s a solution; just a matter of taking action.” How could this apply when coaching or helping others? As a coach, I often … Continue reading For Every Action, There Are Many Reactions
The Coach’s Dilemma
“Just tell us what to do!”- Manager Many years ago I stood across from the role I am today. A wonderful Agile Coach named Mark. I was the sponsor for introducing Agile ways of working into our organization. Agile ways were new to me and I had a lot of questions. I had retained Mark … Continue reading The Coach’s Dilemma