Episode 17

Published on:

3rd Aug 2021

Jim Wyllie (agile coach)

This week, Jim Wyllie, an agile coach, tells us:

  • Why Jim is no longer on my Christmas card list
  • What would mean Jim isn't doing his job
  • Which two items he considers to be one (hint: it's not the Spice Girls)
  • Why he wouldn't take his wife as a companion
  • Why he should have a Super Sticky post-it on his lycra-clad arse (and he has a special pull motion to stop any curling)
  • Which tool he considers to be evil because it kills communication ... but which is loved by big organisations
  • ... and much more.

Find out more about Jim at https://jimwyllie.com

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More about Jim

Jim Wyllie is a personal and business coach, and trainer. He specialises in helping organisations develop strategy and to transform the way they deliver, focussing them on identifying the needs of the customer, and on working collaboratively to meet those needs. Jim is a qualified personal coach, and has a number of industry recognised Agile certifications. Jim has also published a book: Scrum 101 (which answers the most frequently asked questions about Agile with Scrum).

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David Lowe

David Lowe is a business coach, mentor, trainer and author.

He has worked with a wide range of clients across many industries, including Ford, Novartis, Ministry of Justice, NET-A-PORTER, NHS, John Lewis, GDS, Naked Wines and Shelter.

David has a post-graduate in Business & Personal Coaching from University of Chester and is currently researching how humour can be used effectively in coaching.

He has written a number of books, including 'The Innovation Revelation: A story about how to satisfy customer needs' and 'The Lemonade Stall: How to test and validate ideas -- a story and workbook'.