Gitte Klitgaard is an agile coach, trainer, and mentor focusing on helping organizations implement psychological safety, responsibility, and accountability. Gitte is authentic, she will cut to the chase, and help people become themselves thereby reaching success. Her community contributions include organizing coach camps, and speaking at conferences, where she highlights and makes topics like mental health and psycholological safety accessible. She creates safe and respectful environments at work and outside. She listens to and engages the more silent voices and minority groups. In her spare time, Gitte collects LEGO and Yodas and keeps in touch with friends from all over the globe including some, she considers her second family. Gitte is owner of Native Wired and has lead change at companies like LEGO and Spotify.
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From Agile Coach to Manager. And back or did I go back?
In 2021 I went from being an independent agile coach consulting in my own company to being an employee for the first time in 8 years; in a startup becoming a scaleup and the first time as a manager. This is the story of how that turned out. I was not sure, if I would be a good manager; it turned out that I was and that some of my experience as a coach was a huge benefit. I will talk about some of the differences and similarities with the two roles - the obvious ones and the ones I was not expecting. Did I go back? Guess you will have to come to my talk and see 🙂
Learn about differences and similarities between being a coach and a manager. Hear experiences from the trenches of a growing company Perhaps be inspired to becoming a coach - or manager.