Syllabus

Modern Management Made Easy: Three Workshops to Support Your Management Practice & Business Agility

Too often, managers support training for everyone except themselves. However, since managers create and refine the culture, management training has an exceptional return for the time you invest. These three workshops, based on my Modern Management Made Easy books, will support your practice of management. I recommend you—and your management cohort—enroll in these workshops in …

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From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams Workshop

Workshop Objective: In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use principles first, to create, support, and improve your successful distributed agile team. Workshop Overview: You’ll learn the eight principles of successful distributed agile teams and how to use them to personalize your team’s success. Learn how to: How the eight principles change the practices. How …

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Practical Product Leadership: Deliver Better and Faster with Continual Replanning Workshop

Agile product leaders (product managers, product owners, and business analysts) all have one goal: How do I support the team in their quest to deliver better and faster? Product leaders do this by helping the team plan with minimums and continually replan. These two workshops help you do that. I offer two versions: for teams, …

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Writing Workshop 2: Secrets of Successful Non-Fiction Writers

Do you struggle with engaging people with your writing? Do people ever ignore your writing? Do you have trouble publishing on a regular basis? Do conferences ignore your abstracts even though you have compelling content? You’re not selling your ideas to people who need them. If you have any of these problems, this workshop is …

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Writing Workshop 1: Write Non-Fiction to Enhance Your Business and Reputation

Are you a consultant or other entrepreneur? If so, you know that you can improve your visibility, marketing, and selling by writing. Writing articles and books can help people look for you, your ideas, products and services. You sell yourself through your writing. Does this describe your writing experience so far: You know what you …

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Practical Product Owner Workshop: Deliver What Your Customers Value and Need

I no longer offer this workshop. Please see Practical Product Leadership: Deliver Better and Faster with Continual Replanning Workshop for the updated syllabus. Does this describe your product ownership predicament: You are supposed to be the product manager, product owner, and business analyst. You might even juggle different responsibilities for multiple teams. You struggle to read …

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Practical Product Leadership: Deliver Better and Faster with Continual Replanning Workshop

Agile product leaders (product managers, product owners, and business analysts) all have one goal: How do I support the team in their quest to deliver better and faster? Product leaders do this by helping the team plan with minimums, and continually replan. These two workshops help you do that. I offer two versions: for teams, …

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Workshop: Influence and Authority: Using Your Personal Power to Get Things Done

Workshop Objective: We use influence all the time at work. If you have tried and not been as successful as you like, it’s time to take the next step and learn to discover your personal power and use your influence to accomplish all that you can. Workshop Overview: There is a limit to what we …

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Create Your Successful Agile Project Workshop

Workshop: Create Your Successful Agile (& Lean) Project Workshop Workshop Objective: Learn how to deliver value as a collaborative team. You’ll use agile and lean principles, and experiment with various practices to help you find your agile approach. Workshop Overview: As you practice with your project, you’ll learn how to create your collaborative team. Then, …

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