Shaheen Akram discusses what diversity and inclusion are, and the challenges and benefits from having them.
Anna Obukhova describes what changes when a team is tired, how to estimate the stage of exhaustion, and what to do to improve the process and produce steady results.
Don Belcham shares from his experience working for a company where everybody works remotely, what they do about meetings, how collaboration works, and how it compares with a regular company.
The speakers discuss the organizational structure and communication and development strategies and tools to allow teams to work in parallel without drowning in process overhead and coordination costs.
Andrew Annett leads a minds-on session that explores the specific challenge of developing empathy skills helping participants to get an understanding of the different types of empathy.
Matt Sakaguchi addresses the research and the insights of a manager who worked with his own team and others to instill the findings and principles from a pilot program at Google in the real world.
Emily Page and Doug Talbot discuss building trust in an organization by collecting feedback.
Will Ballard explains how small teams turning into large teams do more than change size-they change structure and add policies aimed at preventing mistakes rather than capturing the best outcomes.
Paul Martin uncovers the hidden barriers to body-language skill development and shares a technique that improves the positive communication abilities of people.
Heather Fleming discusses two frameworks that can be used with individuals to improve communication, increase empathy and establish the psychologically safe environment a team needs to thrive.
Richard Weissel advises Agile organizations to spend some time understanding what it is that makes the classroom environment a classic example of collaborative working based on trust and respect.
Wendy Closson talks about the concrete steps that will get one in the habit of winning friends and influencing people using an algorithmic approach to speaking authoritatively and authentically.