Topic: Coaching Around Resistance
Description: When coaches encounter resistance to agile transformations, we often treat it as a phenomenon to be overcome, confronted, or combated. But resistance is a natural reaction to change, and that reaction can’t be alleviated by violent opposition. Rather than meeting resistance head on, the clever coach will work around it by helping people recognize and resolve the negative emotions that drive it. Once those negative emotions are resolved, people are more likely to let down their guard and embrace change.
Join Sam Falco in an exploration of the ways that resistance manifests, and learn strategies for coaching around resistance to achieve successful agile transformations.
Speaker Bio: Sam Falco is a two-time graduate of the University of South Florida, with a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in English. He began working in the software industry in 1999 as a technical writer, and also worked as a test engineer before becoming a Scrum Master in 2008. He has worked in a variety of industries, including publishing, anti-malware, and insurance. He is currently an Agile Coach at AgileThought.
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• What to bring
your webcam, and desire to share and discuss the types of resistance you have seen
• Important to know
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