ScrumMaster Survival Tips w/ Sarah Smith

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Reading: ScrumMaster Survival Tips w/ Sarah Smith

This week, on LeadingAgile’s SoundNotes, Staff Consultant Sarah Smith shares some tips to survive the role of ScrumMaster. During the interview, Sarah and Dave discuss how to create a stakeholder map that a ScrumMaster can use to understand the best approach to take when interacting with different stakeholders in the organization. They also talk about how to develop greater empathy for stakeholders and how important it is to understand the different motivators driving their behavior, as well as how to use that information to get better at managing your relationship with the stakeholders in your organization.

Further Reading

Here are some of the books that Sarah and Dave recommend for learning more about navigating the tricker parts of interacting with stakeholders in your organization:

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Dave Prior has been leading technology projects and teaching individuals and teams how to manage their work for over 20 years.

This article originally appeared on the LeadingAgile blog