What we're about

As the name implies, the mission of the ACE: NYC (covering NYC and NNJ) is to exchange ideas, inspiration, and tools to build skill and support the leadership development of those in the discipline of Agile Coaching.


Topics covered monthly will align in one or more areas of The Agile Coach Competency Framework ():

• Lean Agile Practitioner, Professional Coaching, Facilitating, Teaching, Mentoring

Or one of the mastery areas:
• Technical, Product/Business, or Transformation

Our philosophy is:

• Learn as a community
• Connect people so that they can collaborate & work together in the future
• Provide a place for people to seek support
• Exchange coaching skills and experiences
• Develop new concepts collaboratively
• Develop ideas that will support the discipline of coaching & Agile
• Having fun & sharing ideas

If you have a session that you would like to share with our community, please connect with us!

ACE: NYC is a sister group to and inspired by ACE: London with the aim of a cross continental exchange and collaboration whenever possible. ACE has sister-chapters in Silicon Valley, Atlanta, and Middle Tennessee.

We hope to see you at our next MeetUp. Co-organizers:

• John Eisenschmidt and Anthony Rodriguez

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Upcoming events (2)

ONLINE ACE-MidTN Meeting - Coaching Dojo

Online event

Join us for our quarterly coaching dojo to practice and grow in your coaching skills.

Not a practicing Agile Coach? NO WORRIES! Come learn and practice with us. Start today! What a better way to grown in your understanding than to walk through practical examples of coaching and receive immediate feedback.

All of this in a safe, fun, peer led environment. We look forward to seeing you all at the online dojo.

How Agile Leaders FORM an Ecosystem for their Teams to Thrive

Online event

As a leader, have you wondered how to create an environment for your Agile teams to truly thrive? If you answered yes, you’ll want to come to this workshop to learn how leaders can "FORM" an Agile Ecosystem including: Fun work environment, Obstacle removal, Rewarding teams, and Mentoring and coaching teams. Brian and other members of the Agile Mentoring Program (AMP) “Movement” are providing this model for free because they're tired of most Agile transformations failing.

Learning outcomes:
You will leave with numerous takeaways on how leadership can "FORM" an Agile Ecosystem for your teams to thrive. These takeaways will be grouped into four principles represented by the acronym “FORM”. Throughout the workshop we will discuss each principle and have hands-on exercises producing recommended as well as crowd-sourced experiments for participants to take back to their workplace. The key points include the following four “FORM” takeaways:

1) How to create a Fun work environment and Decrease Fear

2) Creatively removing Obstacles

3) Innovating ways to Reward your teams, not just individuals

4) How to best Mentor and Coach teams

About our Speaker:
Embracing the philosophy of “leave no mark behind,” Brian Wills is a Certified Scrum Professional and Master Agile Coach who empowers others to build their careers and lead thriving Agile Transformations on their own. His experience spans from High-Tech in Silicon Valley to Global Finance in NYC. Having spoken at numerous Agile conferences, he enjoys speaking on topics ranging from Agile Transformation to Culture Change in order to help business and development communities to continuously improve. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children in NC, GA, and CA! Contact info: [masked]

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