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Mindful Agile Leadership - Applying Mindfulness to Enable Agile Teams

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Mindful Agile Leadership - Applying Mindfulness to Enable Agile Teams

Price: 10000 + GST Price for Unconf Participants: 7000 + GST
No Of Days / Sessions: 1
Start Time: 09:30 AM End Time: 05:00 PM
From: 2 March 2020 To: 3 March 2020
Training Type: In Person
Minimum Participants: 4 Maximum Participants: 24
Summary:

Is this you?

  • Striving to build an awesome agile culture and positive team environment?
  • Wondering how to enable your team to deliver better business value in an environment of constant change and uncertainty?
  • Unsure what you can do to help your team truly embody the agile mindset?

The most effective agile leaders are those who invest in their own personal development. Transparent, flexible, adaptive and supportive, agile leaders encourage teams to become autonomous and high performing. Embodying the agile mindset, agile coaches, agile team leads and project managers as well as Scrum Masters are leaders that must walk the walk and set a shining example of how to be agile, not simply go through the motions. Core personal skills such as self-awareness, emotional self-management, and social awareness are the basis of emotional intelligence, which is a key indicator of leadership success. Mindfulness is a foundational skill that can help deepen emotional intelligence and lead to more effective leadership.

This workshop will help you understand how mindfulness can help you enable your teams to be truly agile. Mindfulness will help you build a more supportive environment that allows your teams to thrive and excel. You will understand how to become a more effective facilitator and assist your team overcome obstacles and meet objectives. By applying mindful agile practices, you will set a positive example for your team, stakeholders and entire organisation. You will gain a practical understanding of why mindfulness is an essential skill for agile leaders.

Pre Requisites:

Knowledge of agile processes and practices is desirable, but not essential.

Learing Goal:

Understand how mindfulness enables you to be a more authentic, effective and supportive agile leader that genuinely enables teams to become autonomous and high performing.

Topics Covered:

  • Defining mindfulness.
  • Understanding the various aspects of mindfulness.
  • Informal & formal mindfulness practices.
  • The neuroscience behind mindfulness.
  • The benefits of mindfulness.
  • The agile mindset.
  • Mindful agile values and principles.
  • The agile leadership role.
  • Mindful agile leadership principles.
  • Effective agile leadership.
  • Applying mindfulness to drive collaboration.
  • Mindful communication.
  • Dealing with conflict mindfully.
  • Mindful facilitation techniques.
  • Mindful agile practices.
  • Implementing mindfulness in the agile leadership role.

Key Takeaways:

By attending this workshop you will understand:

  • How mindfulness relates to the agile mindset.
  • How to support, guide and mentor teams using mindfulness practices.
  • How to apply mindful facilitation techniques.
  • Ways to implement mindfulness in your day-to-day work.

Target Audience:

  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile Coaches
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Program and Portfolio Managers
  • Anyone who plays a leadership or facilitation role in an agile environment

Structure Of Workshop:

This is an interactive 1-day workshop with active discussions and participation throughout. There will is a focus on exercises and practical learning through experience.

Material Link:

Will be provided

About the Trainer:

I am an agile professional with 30 years of experience delivering software solutions and process improvements in multiple roles including business analyst, iteration manager, project manager and team lead. I provide agile training and consulting services to many organisations in Australia and around the world including large companies and government departments. Working with teams and individuals, I help people understand the agile mindset and how to be truly agile as well as learn agile techniques. Since 1999, I have been studying, practicing and teaching mindfulness. I help teams and individuals integrate mindfulness practices into their agile framework to improve teamwork, be more innovative and deliver better customer value. I am passionate about seeing people, teams and organisations succeed and thrive in an environment of collaboration, cooperation and harmony.
 

Kathy Berkidge

Agile Coach and Trainer, Mind at Work Consulting