Are you tired of having to always have all the answers? Does worrying about whether you will get the deliveries you need sap your energy and brain space? Are you running into roadblock after roadblock with your people and projects? The problem isn’t your leadership, it’s your leadership paradigm. Over and over again, we’ve been told that leaders get people to do things and they try hard to do that. The problem is that approach doesn’t work when it comes to thinking. Instead, what you end up doing is stealing away people’s ownership which leaves you more and more overwhelmed and makes them less and less engaged. The focus of this course is to re-examine how we think about leadership and be inspired to achieve greatness. It’s about moving the perspective from performance compliance to excellence through great leadership. Leadership is about making people better, as well as a better product or service – where the excellence of the organization resides in people and practices, not in one individual leader. We present and work with Intent-Based Leadership™, how it supports the Agile organization, and how to create environments where people feel motivated and do their best thinking.
In this course, you’ll learn about Intent-Based Leadership™, a new leadership paradigm that was pioneered on a nuclear submarine. With this paradigm, team members come to the leader describing what they see, what they think, and what they intend to do. With Intent-Based Leadership™, the culture of the organization shifts from one of permission and waiting, to intent and action. Not only does effectivity increase, people also feel better, are happier and healthier. People implementing Intent-Based Leadership™ have reported jumps in performance, well-being, and employee satisfaction. This way of leading is the key to successful Agile implementations in companies of all sizes. The course is based on hard science of motivation and offers practical, specific ideas, and Intent-Based Leadership™ tools and mechanisms.
Participants will learn how to move in an Agile way from their existing culture toward one where everyone is a leader, where people take initiative and ownership, and one which frees up critical cognitive space for you.
Specifically, learn how to:
- Build ownership by speaking in a language that increases a feeling of empowerment.
- Increase team performance and motivation based on the most recent neuroscience.
- Use leadership tools to create an environment where people succeed.
- Realize the steps to take when working toward mindset shifts.
- Understand how you can contribute even more to the success of your Agile organization.
- Check out our interview with Jenni Jepsen where she answers 6 questions about Intent-Based Leadership.
- Or watch the keynote she held at Agile Tour Vienna 2019
Jenni Jepsen is a transformation advisor & Agile coach at Denmark-based goAgile. She helps people transform organizations to create lasting change. By focusing on the value to be achieved and understanding where clients are and where they want to go, Jenni works closely with them to increase organizational effectiveness, motivation and results. goAgile’s point of difference is to help people in organizations help themselves in this process, and Jenni has proven experience supporting people so they thrive through change. In this way, organizations transform into places where people achieve real value and delight customers every day.
Jenni is an expert in change leadership and communications, and integrates neuroscience concepts into her coaching, training and sparring with leaders at every level. In addition to having her certificate in NeuroLeadership, Jenni is also a certified Intent-based Leadership™ Practitioner, certified LEGO® Serious Play™ facilitator, DSDM-certified Agile Project Leader, PSPO, SAFe® Program Consultant, Scrum at Scale™Certified Practitioner, and Agile coach.
Jenni consults, writes and speaks worldwide about leadership, teams, and how to take advantage of how our brains function to get optimal thinking in the workplace. She runs Intent-based Leadership™ courses together with award-winning author of Turn the Ship Around! L. David Marquet, and is currently writing a book about how leaders create ownership.
Participants and format
The course is best suited for influencers in the workplace who have the desire to shape the environment within their organization. The course is in a workshop format that varies between
presenting theory and hands-on activities. As applying theory is the best way to learn, participants will play a very active role in the course.
Managers, directors, leaders who want to create environments where people succeed.
Date & Venue
In-Person: 13 September 2021, 09:00-17:00 CEST
DC Spaces – TechTalk’s Event Location
1220 Vienna, Austria
EUR 1000 Early Bird
EUR 1100 Regular
Early Bird for September until: 13 August 2021
Price excl VAT.
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