Author: Lyssa

Most companies that transition to Agile do so because they want the speed and innovation that Agile promises. However, to realize that organizations need solid Agile Coaches to help establish the deep, institutional capability required to become a truly agile organization. Team agility is a first step, but ultimately withers without...

The mission of Agile Coaching Institute has always been to develop agile coaches into the change agents we know they want to be, and that today’s organizations desperately need.  To this end, we have focused on creating a “pathway” for agile coach development and have...

You probably don't remember that song that goes, "Just me and my shadow, walking down the avenue."  Well, suffice it to say that the song rolled through my head one long weekend, only it was "Just me and my Kanban board, gettin' all this work...

Assistants continue to rave about the experience from the "back of the room" as an ACI assistant.  You might recall that it felt a little unusual to have an assistant or two sitting behind you, and then by the end of the class you couldn't...

Meet Marita Fridjhon, the co-creator and co-leader of ACI's Leading from the Next Level. Marita is a leader in the systems coaching and leadership world and we are lucky to have her join with ACI to bring her world to you.  She is a wonderfully engaging...

In August, I (Lyssa) "go into the studio" to film a series of short video lessons taken from the Coaching Agile Teams book.  I have always wanted to do this, primarily because I much prefer higher-bandwidth ways to access knowledge -- maybe you do, too....

If you're not getting the stellar results you were promised with agile, look to the belief system that agile is trying to work within.  Is agile bringing some positive and useful changes but floundering as it tries to work within old, unsustainable systems?   Agile brings...

Hello agile coaches! Here's the audio recording of our webinar on The Coaching Stance course.  This course is the gateway to our advanced courses in agile coaching, suitable for ScrumMasters, agile coaches, managers of agile teams -- anyone in an agile leadership position. We know you're busy,...