What People Say

Great material, superb instructors, inspiring and most of all helpful!!

Gôran Bakken - Awesome Tester
House of Test

No powerpoint. Just engagement and collaboration.

Dave Cornelius - Value Delivery Leader
Bio-Rad Labs

The best workshop on interpersonal relations you’ll attend.

Chris Stead - Full Stack Developer
Hunter Industries

Multi-faceted

Sometimes (most times) the problems we face are multi-faceted and complex. The workshop gives tools to pause & observe, analyze the system & determine what experiments you want to take.

Lynn Woody - IT Release Manager
John Deere

It provides both insights and specific tools for making effective change – within an organization as well as within one’s self.

Markus Silpala
Silpala Software

Mentally Challenging

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

Gert Brits - Agile Coach
Spotify

Instruction on tools that can be used to help teams and others throughout the organization see the big picture more clearly and how things affect the big picture.

Mariah Colero - ScrumMaster
Bio-Rad Labs

Share a lens

Esther and Don share a a lens that coaches can use to gain insights into their organizations and create small experiments that create an opportunity to learn and improve.

Ryan Ripley - Agile for Humans
Ryan Ripley & Company

This course is about helping individuals, teams, and organizations become more effective. The exercises and discussion with students and instructors let you personalize the material.

Sellers Smith - Director, Quality Assurance

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

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

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

Molood Noori - Agile Coach

Pure gold!

Paul Sutton - Agile Coach
@FragileAgile

One of the best workshops

The knowledge that I gained from the three day workshop … I can’t even imagine how i would have learned any of this without Don and Esther. It was one of the best workshops I’ve been to.

Chaid Przybelski - Business Analyst
Baird

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

Rickard Sundin - Consultant
Citerus

A very intense two days, from which you will come away with new tools & insights you can apply in the real world to coach beyond the team.

Em Campbell-Pretty - Partner
Context Matters