Career / Management

This Week: Essential Soft Skills for the Scrum Master

by Raju Woodward
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Published on November 11, 2017

So, you've got the Scrum methodology and approach down. But if you want to really shine as a project manager, you'll want to add soft skills to your toolbox. This week, we looked at several skills that every successful Scrum Master needs!

  • How Being a Facilitator Makes You an Elite ScrumMasterTo get everyone on the same page during a project, ScrumMasters must be adept at bringing stakeholders, other departments, and their own team members together. That's no small task. Learn how to facilitate more effectively — and watch your projects thrive.

  • Boost Your Team's Strengths While Eliminating Weaknesses The best ScrumMasters recognize their team members' strengths and place them in positions to succeed. At the same time, Scrum Masters help their team reduce issues and weaknesses. Here's how you can help your team members reach their full potential.

  • Must-have Soft Skills for Agile Project Managers Want to discover how to become the ScrumMaster everyone wants to hire or work for on projects? CBT Nuggets trainer Simona Millham shares the top soft skills that can elevate your ScrumMastery in this 30-minute webinar.

  • 5 Steps for Becoming an Excellent Listener Communication is one of those obvious soft skills that you must have as a ScrumMaster. What's equally important is knowing how to be an effective listener. It's easier said than done. Explore how you can improve your listening skills.

  • Glass Half Full or Half Empty? Why Optimism MattersA ScrumMaster carries a lot of responsibility, including tight deadlines, unexpected setbacks, and diverse team members. With that in mind, it's crucial for ScrumMasters to maintain a positive attitude throughout projects. Here's a look at how you can do just that.




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