To Change a Mindset, First Change your Language

location_city Washington schedule Oct 3rd 02:15 - 03:00 PM EST place Ballroom C people 19 Interested

Language is powerful and can paint a picture, lift people to happiness or dive us into despair.  Transforming our language can be an amazing way to shift our own mindset and that of others. What can you do to change your own internal dialog to embrace a new mindset? Why not extend the same language to help teams and others transform?

 

In this talk, we’ll cover a variety of language topics that can be incorporated immediately, including:

  • Language of a Fixed Mindset, Growth Mindset, and Agile Mindset to enhance Agile Transformations
  • Clean Language to help teams uncover root cause issues instead of focusing on symptoms
  • David Marquet’s (author of Turn the Ship Around) focus on Leadership Language to help management transform into leaders
  • Power Questions to help people see the future and the advantages of Agile transformations

 

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  1. Story to demonstrate how language can quickly transform conversations and shift thinking – 5 minutes
  2. Identify the problem to be solved of people and teams getting caught in group thinking or old ways of thinking – 5 minutes
  3. What are powerful questions and what is their power? 8 – minutes
  4. Clean Language and its power to uncover root cause issues – 5 Minutes
  5. Motivational Leadership Language vs. Demotivating Control Language – 5 minutes
  6. The work of Carol Dweck and the Language of Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset 8 – Minutes
  7. Language of an Agile Mindset and why it’s different than above – 5 Minutes

Learning Outcome

Deeper understanding of the power of language and the ability to immediately start using Leadership Language and the Language of an Agile Mindset.

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Leaders and anyone wanting to improve themselves or their teams

Prerequisites for Attendees

N/A

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