Nov 26, 2021
This week, Dan Neumann is joined
by a first-time guest and AgileThought colleague
Jesus Gerardo De La Fuente
Garcia. Thanksgiving is
here, and a lot of what Coaches and Scrum Masters do is about
In this episode, Dan and Gerardo
dive deep into the role of a Scrum Master as a teacher, leaving for
a future episode the two other roles, being one as a coach and the
other as a mentor. They explain the meaning of a team, the values
implied in it, and how a Scrum Master can foster a safe environment
for a team to thrive.
- How is giving perceived by a Scrum
- Scrum Masters are in a great position to help
others to be successful.
- A Scrum Master can cover three important
positions: Coach, Teacher, and Mentor.
- What does it mean to be a team?
- Clear is kind: It is a great way to start to
clarify the principles and values of the Scrum Framework for the
team to know, not only what they are doing, but why they are doing
it. Then they can start to share identity as team
- Working in collaboration to achieve a shared
- Listening to other team members.
- Taking everybody’s ideas under
- Accountability and candid respect need to be
present at all times among team members.
- Sharing best practices as well as the bad
habits that need to be avoided.
- A team needs to be taught how to be
self-organized and be able to make decisions when
- A gift that a Scrum Master can give to a team
is having fun!
- Strengthening collaboration bonds and enhancing
the team spirit.
- Using mindful techniques and games can help to
bring a team together.
- Every member is a crucial part of the
- Nothing is for granted; gratefulness needs to
be practiced at all times.
- Openness and trust given by team members are
Mentioned in this Episode:
Scrum Mastery: From Good to
Great Servant-Leadership, by Geoff Watts
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