Product Leadership Lessons from the Samurai

Session Category :  Workshop 
March 22, 2019
13:45  -  15:30

“To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person”.

This workshop offers insights for being successful at work, based on Eastern philosophies and martial arts, at the heart of which lies the right balance between reason and intuition.

Concepts such as purpose, overcoming resistance, efficiency, communication and the difference between intent and behaviour are the underlying principles of Eastern martial arts, but they can also be directly applied to modern agile (business)life.

This is crucial in the modern world with flat organisations, where leadership is expected at all levels but seldom given the training and insight to become skilled in this. Successful leadership no longer requires an effort – instead it becomes a state of being.

1.) We will outline the purpose of the dojo and experience how instructions are not the way to learn.
2.) Discover your purpose, why should people follow me? What would make me a better leader
3.) How can I communicate in such a way that people will accept the outcome, what is the difference between vision, choice and consequences?
4.) How to handle resistance
5.) Difference between intention and behaviour and the magical timeline of

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