location_city Toronto schedule Oct 30th 10:30 - 11:10 AM place 201 A/B/C people 8 Interested

Are you afraid of trying new things because you don't want to risk failure? Do you create an environment where your peers, direct reports or children are afraid of failure? If you answered yes to any of those, you're brave!

Come join me in exploring ways to become stronger at experimenting and learning and creating environments where others can too!

We all know that Agile will fail without a Learning mindset. But, what does it mean to have a learning or growth mindset? I will explore some learnings by Carol Dweck and David Colcleugh and some of my own personal experiences around how the growth mindset has impacted my life and the lives of people around me.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

A 20 min talk on the ideas mentioned in the abstract with 20 minutes for an activity and guided discussion.

Guided Discussion details:

1. Members of the audience will be asked to form in small groups

2. They will then explore and experience the growth mindset through an activity

3. Debrief

Learning Outcome

1. An understanding of the growth versus fixed mindset

2. Tangible actions that one can take to step towards creating a learning organization

Target Audience

Leaders, Developers, Managers, Scrum Masters, Executives

Prerequisites for Attendees

All you need is a flexible perspective!

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