The 9 Coaching Roles

Yesterday I stumbled upon an intriguing article by Growing Agile: ‘The 9 Coaching Roles‘. The article is related to the course ‘Coaching Beyond the Team‘ facilitated by Esther Derby and Don Gray. After reading the article and course guidelines, I immediately added it to the top of my learning backlog! The 9 coaching roles are balanced with […]

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The Listening Ladder

The previous months I’ve focused my personal growth on my listening skills. Therefore I’ve tried to use the three levels of listening consciously and hereby also using powerful questions. In the book ‘The Facilitator’s and Trainers Toolkit‘ by Artie Mahal I stumbled upon another basic technique that might help improve you with truly listening: The Listening Ladder. The […]

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The Strength of Powerful Questions

A couple of months ago I attended the training ‘Coaching Agile Teams 3.0‘ given by Michael Spayd and Michael Hamman of the Agile Coaching Institute. Part of this training was the three levels of listening which resulted in this blogpost. Today I participated in the first day of their other training ‘Managing Agile Environments‘. Again […]

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The Three Levels of Listening

Recently I attended the training ‘Coaching Agile Teams’ provided by Michael Spayd and Michael Hamman. During this excellent 3-day course a variety of useful models were introduced. In this blog post I’ll share the ‘three levels of listening’. I’ll explain the theory combined with my personal experiences. As a human being, the ability to listen […]

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