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The industry holds that both Mentoring skill and Professional Coaching skill are useful for ScrumMasters, agile coaches, and managers. Yet, the differences between these approaches is not crystal clear for most people. It's time to show more than tell. In this session, Lyssa Adkins, author of Coaching Agile Teams and a certified professional coach will Coach an audience member and Mentor another audience member on their real-life agile problems. Real people, real mentoring and coaching sessions. You will witness conversations that usually happen only behind closed doors. Along the way, you will learn the anatomy of powerful Coaching conversations and Mentoring conversations, see how these skill sets address problems in radically different ways and become clearer on when to use which.

About the Speaker(s)

I believe that Agile is an emergent response that helps us thrive in our ever-increasingly complex, changeable and interconnected world.  I am a passionate contributor to the discipline and profession of Agile Coaching and have trained thousands of agilists in the knowledge, skills, and mindsets needed to coach teams and organizations to get full benefits of Agile.  In 2010, I authored Coaching Agile Teams which is still a best seller years later. I share my thoughts and experience on and, an important outlet for #WomeninAgile.