Be an Expert in a Year – Growing the Agile Way

The guys over at Expert Table Tennis had a great idea. What would it take to become an expert? Dedication? Heart?

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As a ScrumMaster silence can be golden!

Silence is GoldenI love it when someone who was in one of my workshops sends me a message saying something from the workshop worked well for them. Recently I have started telling people in my Certified ScrumMaster training workshops that far too many ScrumMasters talk

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The ScrumMaster Diaries: #3 – Becoming a CSM

Dear Diary,

I completed day 1 of my 2-day Certified ScrumMaster course today and I’m feeling a little bit overwhelmed.  I didn’t have any idea there was a prerequisite of reading a particular book.  Luckily not a lot of other people knew about that either so I didn’t look too stupid.  Nothing we covered today

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The ScrumMaster Diaries: #2 – Making the Case to Become a CSM

Dear Diary,

Tomorrow I am going in to speak to Henry about becoming a Certified Scrum Master.  I’ve done more reading about it and it appears there are more than 60,000 people in the world who have done it before me.  Those kinds of numbers

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New to agile? What does the ScrumMaster do anyway?

ScrumMaster_CertificationI often have people ask me what a ScrumMaster does.  Interestingly, today it came up on a mailing list I read on a regular basis.  So, naturally that means it is time for a blog entry to talk about it!

I am a big believer

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New to agile? Work at a sustainable pace

Question:  Which is better: a) Working nights and weekends to meet iteration commitments, or b) Admitting the commitment was too much and working normal hours regardless of the

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