Coaching Clinic – Ask the Coach
Do you have a pressing issue that you would like to run by a seasoned Agile Coach? Or just interested in hearing what others’ issues are and how an experienced coach would address it? Then this session is for you. As you come into the room, write your question or situation on a sticky and post it on the board. A coach from SolutionsIQ will timebox and address as many of these as possible with the larger audience.
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