About Lyssa Adkins

Life Purpose Statement

My purpose in my life is to is to change the way people think about how they work. My happy place is helping people, teams and whole organizations move from stuck to possibilities.

How Lyssa Brings Her Authentic, Creative, Expressive Self to TENWOMENSTRONG  

Lyssa is a bolt of inspiration — always sizzling with split seconds of brilliance. She is a passionate, articulate, insightful and spirited leader. She creates transformation and accelerates change for the betterment of each person around the world. She’s brazen, brave and courageous as she steps into areas of intense conflict, societal and organizational change. She’s generous, provocative and balanced in her approach. 

Lyssa can sing — literally. Her creative talents include music, dance, art and play. She brings together others to create a chorus singing from the same playbook. Lyssa listens — really listens. Her connection and her response to those she serves is both heartfelt and thoughtful. Her facilitation skills stretch from the wonder and beauty of nature to the tangible details found in textbooks — or her own book Coaching Agile Teams, which is still a top-10 Agile book years after publication.

At TENWOMENSTRONG, Lyssa is once again paving new territory. Serving as our Agile Community Leader -- bringing both virtual and in-person programs to the women in Agile. Lyssa is a strong voice for women and transformation in the world. She is passionate about helping women strengthen their influence and have impact. She is dedicated to creating opportunities for women to focus, investigate, commit and lead on purpose. We are preparing women for living their best life and ensuring a better world for the future.

Top TEN Gallup CliftonStrengths

  • Connectedness
  • Futuristic
  • Input
  • Relator
  • Achiever
  • Responsibility
  • Maximizer
  • Arranger
  • Learner
  • Command

Lyssa Adkins

Lyssa Adkins

Agile Coaching Expert


About Lyssa

  • I hold an alphabet soup of certifications:
    • Certified Enterprise Coach Emeritus (CEC-E)
    • ICAgile Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC)
    • ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
    • Organization and Relationship Systems Certified Coach (ORSCC)
    • Certified Integral Facilitator (IF).  
    • Trained Co-Active Coach and Leader.
  • Author of Coaching Agile Teams which, as a top ranking Agile book, was released as an audiobook in its 10th year.

  • We have a HUGE surprise for you in 2022. You don't want to miss it!