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.
Don was recently the Leadership Track Chairman for the Agile 2016 Conference. He co-teaches one of the top agile and leadership workshops available – Coaching Beyond the Team – with Esther Derby.
In this episode you’ll discover:
- What to do when you don’t know what to do
- How looking in unusual places can lead to great coaching insights
- Models and frameworks that help teams understand their behaviors
- Where new agile coaches can go to get started and leveled up
Links from the show:
- Coaching Beyond the Team Workshop with Don Gray and Esther Derby – September 13th & 14th in Costa Mesa, CA
- Coaching Models and Kitchen Utensils by Don Gray
- Verifying Models by Don Gray
- Agile Coaching Institute
Question: What do you do when you don’t know what to do? Please share your ideas below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Want to hear another podcast about the agile mindset? — 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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