AFH 047: Agile Introspection with Jeremy Willets [PODCAST]

Jeremy Willets (@jeremywillets) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss introspection, continuous learning, and life as an agile coach.

Jeremy Willets Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference – Copyright COHAA

Jeremy an internal agile coach at a software development company. He is a speaker and author who brings the human elements of software development to the forefront. Jeremy is an avid runner and a key figure in the Ohio agile community.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The importance of inspecting and adaping our own behaviors
  • How an introspective mindset can help coaches improve and grow
  • Why interpersonal relationships are critical to coaching agile teams
  • What to do tomorrow to ensure your are on the path of continuous learning

Links from the show:

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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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