Zuzi Sochova on coaching the system beyond the team

Working with the system where our teams work is one of the critical skills for Scrum Masters, but for that to be possible we need to learn how to observe and “poke” the system to understand it better. In this episode we discuss the organizational system and how to work within the system to be … Continue reading Zuzi Sochova on coaching the system beyond the team

Zuzi Sochova on how to bring self-organization to a team

What helps teams self-organize? What are the things that support, or prevent self-organization? Zuzi explains and guides us through her own model for self-organization and how we, as Scrum Masters can help teams reach a level where they self-organize. About Zuzi Sochova Zuzi help companies and individuals to be more successful. She teaches teams and … Continue reading Zuzi Sochova on how to bring self-organization to a team

Zuzi Sochova explains why recruiting is not about the hard skills

When we recruit we normally try to get the “most qualified” people. But what makes someone qualified for a position in a team? Can a lone-ranger super performer really work well in a team? What should we be looking for when we hire a team member? Zuzi suggests a few ideas, and explains why the … Continue reading Zuzi Sochova explains why recruiting is not about the hard skills

Zuzi Sochova on the “we’re already good” anti-pattern

Many teams get stuck in a bad place, but there are some teams that also get stuck, but because they think they already are “good enough”. Listen in to learn how Zuzi learned to work with teams that already think they are “good enough”. About Zuzi Sochova Zuzi help companies and individuals to be more … Continue reading Zuzi Sochova on the “we’re already good” anti-pattern

Zuzi Sochova started as a line manager, but understood how being a Scrum Master is different

There are many paths to starting our journey as a Scrum Master. Zuzi started as a line manager, but she soon learned the key differences between being a team leader and being a Scrum Master. She also explains why some companies still fail to improve, even when using Scrum. About Zuzi Sochova Zuzi help companies … Continue reading Zuzi Sochova started as a line manager, but understood how being a Scrum Master is different