Episodes

Feb. 1, 2023

Communication Is at the Core of Product Management with Andrej Dzidic

The Agile Coach with Vivek and Pabitra chats with Andrej Dzidic, Director of Project Management - Technical at Mastercard. He defines what product management is and how his team sets up strategies with buy-in from engineering leadership. Andrej also shares …

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Jan. 26, 2023

Agile Coach's Journey of Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC) with Joe Z…

The Agile Coach takes a deep dive with Joe Ziadeh, Chief Story Teller and Innovation Artist at Balanced Agility, into his journey to becoming a certified ICE-AC agile coach. He shares the differences between mentoring and coaching, how to practice …

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Jan. 19, 2023

Agile Coach's Role Going Into a New Team with Joe Ziadeh

The Agile Coach sits down with Joe Ziadeh, Chief Story Teller and Innovation Artist at Balanced Agility, as he shares how to approach and engage teams as an agile coach. Joe breaks down his insights when working with new teams, …

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Jan. 12, 2023

POV on Product Ownership from the Director of Product at Google with …

Today, we feature the best moments of our conversation with Richard Seroter, Director of Developer Relations and Outbound Product Management at Google Cloud. He discusses what it means to be a product owner and how to work with engineers, end …

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Dec. 29, 2022

The Role of Empathy in Negotiation and Communication with Banu Raghur…

Today, The Agile Coach looks back on our conversation with Banu Raghuraman who is now a Course Instructor with The Agile Coach and Digital Project Manager at EY. In order to lead, you need empathy, and being an emphatic leader …

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Dec. 22, 2022

BEST MOMENTS: Estimation Dissection—All About the Art of Estimation w…

Today, we speak again with Joe Ziadeh, the Chief Story Teller and Innovation Artist at Balanced Agility. He knows how estimation is done best by pinning it relative against the size of another thing and determining if it is bigger …

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Dec. 14, 2022

BEST MOMENTS: How to Facilitate Your Team Retrospective with Joe Ziad…

Today, we speak again with Joe Ziadeh, the Chief Story Teller and Innovation Artist at Balanced Agility. He discusses the differences between ideas and insights and how to perform a root cause analysis like the 5 Why's. This strategy reveals …

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Dec. 7, 2022

BEST MOMENTS: How to Facilitate Your Team Retrospective with Joe Ziad…

Today, we feature the most impactful, thought-provoking, and actionable tips from our conversation with Joe Ziadeh, the Chief Story Teller and Innovation Artist at Balanced Agility. He shares how to facilitate team retrospectives by creating trust within the team first …

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Nov. 16, 2022

INTEGRAL SKILLSETS: What It Takes to Become a Product Manager With Ne…

What roles does the product manager actually take in the company? Neha believes that, more than the job description, product managers play a huge role in enabling teams in overall processes even if we don't see it directly. In this …

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Oct. 26, 2022

FOCAL POINTS: The Best Agile Coach Moments With Parth Detroja

Welcome to another episode of The Agile Coach! We have a special episode for you today as we bring back some of the best moments of our amazing guest, Parth Detroja, Product Manager at Facebook and author of Swipe to …

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Oct. 19, 2022

UTILIZING THE SU-HA-RI: Assessing Agile Teams and Showing Up in Each …

In this episode of The Agile Coach, Pabitra talks about assessing Agile teams in the sense of a Japanese martial arts concept which is the Su Ha Ri. She dives deep into each of the three stages, how scrum masters …

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Oct. 12, 2022

FOCAL POINTS: The Best Agile Coach Moments With Diana Larsen

Welcome to another episode of The Agile Coach! We have a special episode for you today as we bring some of the best moments of our amazing guest, Diana Larsen, President and Leadership Agility Advisor at Eos House Consulting and …

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Oct. 5, 2022

CATCH ANTI-PATTERNS EARLY: Assess Where You Are as a Scrum Master Wit…

In this episode of The Agile Coach, Pabitra continues the talk about identifying the anti-patterns for the different roles in a scrum team. This time, she discusses specifically about common anti-patterns of a scrum master. Tune in to find out …

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Sept. 28, 2022

LIFE OF A SCRUM MASTER: The Best Agile Coach Moments With Adam Miner

Welcome to another episode of The Agile Coach! We have a special episode for you today as we bring some of the best moments of our amazing guest, Adam Miner, Founder of Miner Legacy Group and Agile Coach at Huntington …

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Sept. 21, 2022

Episode 66 - CATCH ANTI-PATTERNS EARLY: Identify Product Owner Anti-P…

In this episode of The Agile Coach, Pabitra talks about identifying the anti-patterns for the different roles in a scrum team. She dives deep into the usual anti-patterns observed for anyone in a product owner role so you can identify …

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Sept. 14, 2022

Episode 65 - MYTHICAL 5: The 5 Stages Of Team Development With Pabitr…

A TEAM THAT GROWS TOGETHER, STAYS TOGETHER In this special episode of The Agile Coach, Pabitra goes solo to discuss the 5 stages of team development. As a scrum master, it is very important to be intact with your team …

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Sept. 8, 2022

Episode 64 - FOCAL POINTS: The Best Agile Coach Moments With Matthew …

Welcome to another episode of The Agile Coach, and today will be special, as we will be bringing you some of the best moments of our guest, Matthew Philip, Senior Director, Agile Coaching and Kaizen Lead at Pfizer. Tune in …

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Aug. 31, 2022

Episode 63 | PRODUCT MANAGEMENT 101: On-boarding As A New Product Man…

Welcome to another episode of The Agile Coach, and today we are back with Laurin Lukas Stahl, as he and Vivek continue to discuss more details about product management, what it’s like to onboard as a new PM, understanding product …

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Aug. 25, 2022

Episode 62 | PRODUCT MANAGEMENT 101: Learning The Basics Of Being A P…

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT? Then this is the episode for you! Learn what is a product manager and his/her role in the business as a whole, the ins and outs of this job in terms …

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Aug. 18, 2022

Ep. 61 | WALKTHROUGH OF A SPRINT: Vivek And Pabitra Talk About Sprint…

In this episode of The Agile Coach, Vivek and Pabitra will go in-depth with explaining the difference between a Sprint Review and a Sprint Retrospective. Pabitra will be spilling all the juicy details from the definition, to how each of …

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Aug. 11, 2022

Ep. 60 | WALKTHROUGH OF A SPRINT: Vivek And Pabitra Talk About Sprint…

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE PLAN. Vivek and Pabitra will be sitting down today to discuss the ins and outs of sprint planning. Tune in and learn how sprint planning is done, what challenges you may face and the best methods …

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Aug. 3, 2022

Ep. 59 | RADICAL SELF AWARENESS: Are You The Hero, The Villain, Or Th…

Lynnea is back for another round in The Agile Coach. In this episode, Lynnea will be talking about Radical Self Awareness, where she and Vivek will be touching on The Drama Triangle, its roles, and how it is observed. Tune …

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July 28, 2022

Ep. 58 | CONSCIOUS LEADERSHIP: What It Is, What It Does, How It’s Don…

Last week we talked about minding emotions as a leader, this week, we will be talking about conscious leadership. And there’s no better way to do this than having Lynnea Brumbaugh in this latest episode of The Agile Coach. Lynnea …

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July 20, 2022

Ep. 57 | MY EMOTIONS MATTER: Communicating with Compassion with NVC f…

There’s a misconception that the tech world is not a place for emotions, but Sagar Satyal completely disagrees. For Sagar, emotional intelligence is a key factor in communication and is very very vital. Join Vivek as he welcomes Sagar, and …

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