I like the Octalysis framework and its concepts. I think it makes sense and can be applied in pretty much anything related to people. The book has A LOT of well known examples which makes it easier to understand the basics.
I enjoyed reading this book, it is quite an easy read, which you wouldn’t expect after you go through the Scrum Guide. It goes through the origins of Scrum and the concepts behind it. It is filled with success stories, projects that were not going that well (now that’s an understatement), like the Sentinel project of the FBI, and how applying Scrum to them improved their outcome.
* Author link: [http://www.coachingagileteams.com/](http://www.coachingagileteams.com/) * Amazon link: [https://www.amazon.com/Coaching-Agile-Teams-ScrumMasters-Addison-Wesley/dp/0321637704](https://www.amazon.com/Coaching-Agile-Teams-ScrumMasters-Addison-Wesley/dp/0321637704) * My rating: ★★★★★ (5/5)
In a world where agile is mostly understood as processes, Lyssa Adkins includes in it also the human part. So an agile coach doesn’t just take care of the process, but…
By accident, like most of the books I read, I stumbled upon Stephen Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It’s one of those books, it’s not enough to read them, or at least not just once, but you also should think deeply about the ideas in them and apply them into your life.
With all the books out there that tell you to follow your passion, whichever that is, this book feels like a fresh breeze in a hot summer