๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ด๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต: ๐—ง๐—ผ๐—ฝ 6 ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€

Christoph Dibbern
2 min readApr 9, 2023

An Agile Coachโ€™s ability to guide teams and organizations towards success hinges on their expertise, adaptability, and commitment to sustainable practices. Here are the top 6 characteristics of a sustainable Agile Coach:

1๏ธโƒฃ ๐—˜๐—ฐ๐—ผ-๐—”๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐ŸŒ: A sustainable Agile Coach understands the environmental impact of their actions, recommending eco-friendly tools and practices to reduce waste and conserve resources.

2๏ธโƒฃ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐Ÿ“š: Theyโ€™re committed to ongoing professional development, staying updated on industry trends and best practices to deliver valuable insights to their teams and organizations.

3๏ธโƒฃ ๐—˜๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐˜† & ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐Ÿค: A sustainable Agile Coach fosters a supportive environment by actively listening, understanding different perspectives, and communicating effectively to ensure the well-being and success of their team members.

4๏ธโƒฃ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด-๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—บ ๐—ฉ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐Ÿš€: They prioritize long-term outcomes and sustainable growth over short-term gains, guiding teams to make decisions that will benefit the organization in the long run.

5๏ธโƒฃ ๐—”๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† & ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐Ÿ”„: A sustainable Agile Coach is skilled at navigating uncertainty and change, helping teams to adapt and pivot as needed to achieve their goals.

6๏ธโƒฃ Looking beyond the own team and organization when it comes to creating value and impact, applying a truely systemic view with many different stakeholders within and outside the organization.

My family and I went this week to an eco-friendly vacation place.

What other characteristics do you think are crucial for a sustainable Agile Coach? Share your thoughts in the comments below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

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