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Agile Uprising is a purpose-built network that focuses on the advancement of the agile mindset and global professional networking between and among practicing agilists.

Jan 7, 2024

In this episode, Sarah Baca, Mike Caddell, Claudia Orozco-Gomez, and Andrew Leff delve into the complexities and often misunderstood role of the Scrum Master.

Sharing insights from their experiences, the panel discusses the challenges faced in distinguishing between project managers and Scrum Masters, emphasizing the importance of genuine relationships, navigating conflicts, and being a supportive guide through the corporate jungle.

The conversation touches on the evolving role of Agile coaches, the need for a balance between likability and accountability, and the often-overlooked aspect of cognitive load. As the discussion unfolds, the panel reflects on their personal journeys, sharing advice for new Scrum Masters, encouraging investment in reflection, growth, and the creation of a supportive community.

We hope this episode provides valuable perspectives for both seasoned practitioners and those exploring the world of Agile methodologies, offering a fresh take on the intricate dance of people, processes, and mindset in the realm of Scrum Masters and Agile coaching.

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