Kris Blake

Agile Lead
Kris Blake has over 17 years of project leadership experience, with the last 12 focused on coaching product teams to achieve greater results. Kris is focused on taking care of people and teams and is strongly driven by agile principles.

Thought Leadership

Collaboration: The Heartbeat of the Daily Stand-Up

It’s no surprise that collaboration within and across teams is critical to productivity, but it’s surprising how hard it is to get right. Consider that in a 2017…

Life and Leadership: What I Learned from Ted Lasso Season Two

Ted Lasso is more than the witty sports comedy-drama that it presents. It tugs on our heartstrings and illustrates deep lessons about individual interest and the collective good….

Seven Leadership Lessons from Ted Lasso

We’re only one day away from the second season of AppleTV’s hit series, Ted Lasso. I am a huge fan of this heartwarming and hilarious show. If you haven’t seen it—you must—but…

Top 5 Tips for An Agile Coach to Use Every Week

Teamwork is at the heart of Agile development. And whether it’s sports or Agile, the role of a coach is to build a team that performs effectively. Instead…