Nip It In The Bud

‘Lily… Lily… stop. Do you want to have a problem in the future?’ my daughter’s piano teacher gently exclaimed. She was referring to a bad form my daughter is developing. I thought, that’s kind of cool! I since then took the piano teacher’s technique and added it to my coaching toolbox… and used it to my coachees (and to myself) when needed.

My daughter, Lily, with her piano teacher

Scrum masters, Release Train Engineers, Enterprise Coaches: If you see a bad habit begin to develop with your teammates and with you yourself, try to nip it in the bud so that it does not become ingrained!