1. Courage – What can you do as a Scrum Master
- Help the team out– If you see one of the members picking up new work, guide them if they need help then ask for it. Encourage the team to become a safe space so that there are no hitches in asking for help.
- Have the courage yourself– Lead by example. Stand up if you feel the team is being pressured or you feel the team spirit is not good.
2. Focus – What can you do as a Scrum Master
- Facilitate– Coach the team to limit the number of tasks and priorities per person per Sprint to ensure everyone remains focused.
- Reiterate the focus in the Daily Scrum– Discuss with the team how aligned are we towards the goal?
3. Commitment – What can you do as a Scrum Master
- Facilitate the Sprint Planning– Make sure that the team is comfortable with the planning and there is scope for issue fixes along the way.
- Protect the team against scope creeps/changes– As a Scrum Master protect your team from unwanted changes in the Sprint, change to the Sprint Goals, and also undue pressure from the Product Owners.
4. Respect – What can you do as a Scrum Master
- Celebrate Accomplishments– As a team, celebrate the achievements of each other.
- Respect to individuals– Give the team members their space and respect their contributions to the team.
5. Openness – What can you do as a Scrum Master
- Be Honest– This one has to start with you, have honest conversations with the team.
- Be the Safety Net– As a Scrum Master, observe things that are not going right. For example- If you see issues not being highlighted in the stand-ups ask the team members if they are on track once in a while.
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