How can a Scrum Master/Agile coach ensures that the team feels safe and protected? Why building connections within the team is so important? Do we know what is the secret sauce for the magical recipe of high performing teams?

Let’s explore together three activities which can help in building connections within the team.


Outline/Structure of the Workshop

5' - Introduction to EQ and it's four elements of EQ

5’ - Explain and demonstrate on Stage the First Activity (Who do you admire the most?)

Keywords “ Values” “Teams”

10’- Thru this activity, we would explore more about relationship management and why this is important when you are a leader.

5’ - Debrief

5’ - Explain and demonstrate on Stage the Second Activity (Respond not react). Thru this activity, we would explore two key elements of EQ - Self awareness and self management and why these are important. Is it possible to grow these?

Keywords “Active Listening”

10’ - Activity 2

5’ - Debrief

5’ - Explain and demonstrate on Stage the Third Activity (Why so defensive?)

Keywords “Defensive reactions/ defensive mechanisms”

10’- Activity 3. Thru this activity we would explore the fourth element of EQ- Social awareness and why this is important in our day to day life.

5’ - Debrief

10’- Q&A

Presentation History

LAST Sydney 2019

LAST Canberra 2019 (upcoming)

Agile Tour Sydney 2019(Upcoming)

Speaking References

Alex Sloley -

Jeremie Benazra -

Anthony Murphy -

Stephen Reed -

Mike Li -

Richard Telleria -

Learning Outcome

  • Attendees will learn some of the techniques which will help build connections.
  • Attendees will learn to identify common defensive reactions.
  • Attendees will learn about active listening and how that helps.
  • Attendees will learn about different key elements of emotional intelligence and why it is important

Target Audience

Agile Executives, Agile Sponsors, Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Leaders

Prerequisites for Attendees

This workshop will be useful for anyone who would like to know empathy, building connections, how can you improve EQ. No prerequisites required for this.


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