Ten attributes of a good Scrum Master
Attributes of a good scrum master
Being a good scrum master and becoming a great agile leader takes discipline, patience and practice. It's not a journey to be the master of servants, but rather a journey to master Human Whispering.
The willingness to step up and challenge teams to guide them onto the right direction
Courage to confront, don't be afraid to challenge old paradigms or set high benchmarks
Scrum master position comes with power and a good scrum master knows when to leverage that power as the quality champion, team protector and ego power flouting
They have done the training course, not because that gives them a certification but because it gives them an agreed base for what scrum is, alliance and support
The ability to stick to your (scrum process) guns even when the going gets tough
Maintains good morale among the team, recognises poor morale and nips it in the but!
Creates momentum and has the ability to protect the momentum to be continuously sustained
Understand the balancing of when to step in and when to step out
Constantly learning and upon to mentoring and feedback
Patience for people to not just understand the process but to 'be agile'