Breaking Free From Stuck Patterns Through Better Conversations
When: Thursday October 11, 2018 6:30-8:30 pm Est
Where: Scrum.org Global HQ 131 Middlesex Turnpike Burlington MA
Do you ever feel like youre having the same conversation over and over again with no real progress? Do you ever feel like you are stuck in a disagreement and not sure how to move forward?
If any of these issues are standing in the way of your teams how you are having (or not having) the conversation is likely contributing to your challenges. Research consistently demonstrates that team effectiveness is highly dependent upon the quality of the communication between team members. Yet its easy to get into the flow of daily work and be really focused on the what in our conversations without much attention to the quality of how were communicating.
As a team leader one of the most important ways you can serve your team is to help them unlock the wisdom that exists within and have the conversations they need to have. Well explore a framework for learning to read the room using four elements for all face-to-face communication. Well do some live practice to apply the framework to a conversation and then identify some typical patterns of stuck communications that can lead to breakdowns in teams.
Learn a language for how to read the room and describe the structure of whats happening in conversations
Explore the four elements of all face-to-face communications
Learn the benefits of each element and the traps of stuck patterns
Learn techniques that can be used to create more effective conversations
Marsha Acker is a leadership and team coach whose passion and expertise is helping leaders and teams identify and break through stuck patterns that get in their way of high performance. Marsha is the CEO of TeamCatapult, a leadership development and organizational change firm, founded in 2005. She has over 22 years of experience designing and facilitating organizational change initiatives.
Marsha has served for seven years as the track chair for defining the ICAgile Coaching and Enterprise Coaching learning objectives and is currently a member of the ICAgile Agile Coaching Expert Certification panel. Marsha is a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF), Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Professional Certified Coach (PCC ICF), Certified Interventionist in Structural Dynamics and Changing Behavior in High Stakes (Kantor Institute and Dialogix), Organizational and Relationship Systems Coach (Center for Right Relationship), Certified Change Management Professional (CMP), and an ICAgile Certified Expert Agile Coaching.
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