Living The Scrum Core Values

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A Scrum Master must have a lot of courage to be able to perform his responsibilities. He needs to constantly escalate things and clear obstacles that may not go well with all the team members. A Scrum Master must have to live the Scrum values even when the rest of the organization does not. To do so, a Scrum Master must adhere to the scrum core values.

  1. Display openness with every action.
  2. Have no hidden agendas.
  3. The good, bad, and ugly news are treated equally.
  4. Be respectful of others, even in questionable situations.
  5. Have courage and not be afraid to speak up for the team, the project, or the customer.
  6. Respect people but do not get intimidated by them.
  7. Meet commitments—do what you say will do.
  8. Understand and educate team on the importance of focus.

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