What People Say

It was such an intimate setting and a great collaborative learning experience.

Charlie Sweet - Application Development Team Lead
Baird

This is an exciting, eye-opening workshop that provided creative and innovative techniques for coaching teams while assisting participants in developing their Agile network.

Kathleen Kannan

It is very practical – not much theory. Low tempo with time for reflection (a good thing). It actually about coaching in the team and outside the team.

Martin Österberg - Agile Coach / Manager
IT-HUSET

Coaching Beyond the Team was amazing! Esther and Don gave real experiences and tools that are immediately relevant and valuable.

Kristen Belcher - Release Train Engineer
Vertafore

The workshop covers a series of concepts and tools that you can learn and apply to help improve your effectiveness.

Lawrence Ludlow - Director, Process
Intelliware

Shift your organization postively

Process of learning how to engage problems in a way consistent with your values and shift your organization positively.

Jason Blosser - Assist VP of IT Services
North Dakota State University

Great tips on problem visualization techniques.

Superb facilitation.

Natalja Calderon - Agile Coach / Consultant
Omega Point

Super valuable if you want to understand and influence the organization you work in!

Rickard Sundin - Consultant
Citerus

Better understand the system

It helped me better understand the system I work in, and gave me a plethora of tools I can bring back to my organization to make improvements in the system.

Mike Vitale - President
Mavelous

A great mix of theory and practice. Exercises use each attendee’s issues and contest, leading to real-life changes and actions which are easily begun.

Doug Kinney - Associate Director, Engineering
Best Buy

A wonderful experiment-driven experience in understanding social interactions and how to effectively influence their outcome.

Michael Schreiber - Senior Software Engineer

Energizing, safe environment.  You can work with 13 separate partners in 2 days.

JoAnne Brandstedter - Agile PMO

Taking a systems view to complex organization problems (without going to crazy).

Paul Tevis - Coach
Appfolio

Mentally Challenging

Mentally challenging, a lot of great material organized very well.

Gert Brits - Agile Coach
Spotify

Lots of hands-on exercises that help you see and depict a very complex organizational situation in systematic metaphors.

Molood Noori - Agile Coach

We are all at sea in a fleet without a map. Now you will see this situation more clearly and how to help navigate.

Ryan Latta - Senior Consultant / Wizard
ThoughtWorks