location_city Bengaluru schedule Mar 7th 12:30 - 12:50 PM place Mysore Hall 2 people 26 Interested

Agility starts with Mind. It’s about open, curious, energetic mind constantly looking for doing better things and in better ways. Such Agile Minds manifest in proactively sensing market/customer opportunities/needs early, quickly adopting to changes  to create new value in the changing contexts, continuously learning, exploring & experimenting new things. It requires courage, self-drive and taking people along. If we notice, all these characteristics are distilled in Agile Values & Principles.

But how to develop Agile Minds? Typically our education system and corporate trainings  are predominantly IQ oriented; whereas Agile Mind is about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) – self awareness, self regulation, self motivation and empathy. EQ is an essential ingredient for a culture of self-organizing, collaboration and servant leadership – which are the tenets of good Agile culture. Mindfulness is a practical & effective toolset to cultivate EQ and create Agile Minds. 

Being a Mindfulness practitioner, this talk will cover my experiences of consulting & coaching on Mindfulness in organizations driving Enterprise Agility.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

The session will cover what is Mindfulness, how it helps in enhancing Agile mindset & culture at all levels in the organization and how it impacts Agile values & principles positively. The session brings up the usefulness of Mindfulness for Knowledge Workers and the leaders engaging with Knowledge Workers. The session will have interesting games for participants to experience the Mindfulness aspects and practically experience sample Mindfulness techniques. The session also covers the neuroscience research, bringing scientific evidence of Mindfulness impacts. I will also share some of the case studies from my own experiences as a Mindfulness practitioner and my engagement as Mindfulness Coach in several organizations.

Learning Outcome

Participants will learn what is Mindfulness, how to use Mindfulness for improving one’s own effectiveness in work,  how to use Mindfulness to build Agile  mindset & culture in the organization.

Target Audience

Practitioners, Managers, Leaders, Coaches, Champions involved in Agile transformation.

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