Talks and Workshops

Upcoming Events

Agile2022

July 19, 2022

Chris will be speaking IN PERSON at this year's Agile2022 conference in Nashville. Check out his new talk, "Keep Your Head in the Clouds: Learning in Times of Stress, Crisis, and Change."
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Videos and Downloads From Past Events

Recordings and materials from some of Chris's most popular talks!

The Agile Quokka-Cast

March 5, 2022

Chris joined "Agile Quokka" Jeff Davis on his podcast to explore the motivational ways to improve outcomes through better training and coaching experiences!  
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Scrum Masters of the Universe Meetup

February 10, 2022

Chris explored attributes of effective teams in "Are we really a Team? What questions to ask."  
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Neuroscience of Learning and State of Training

July 7, 2021

Chris joined the Agile Uprising podcast to talk about the neuroscience of learning and how poor training can create a large ripple effect in an organization. 
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Agile Leadership Network (ALN)

June 3, 2021

Chris spoke at the June meeting of the ALN DC chapter. He presented "Climbing the Mountain - How effective leaders lift up those around them"
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Scrum Master Summit

May 19, 2021

Chris is proud to have keynoted the Wednesday session at this global event!  His talk focused on the connections between interpersonal behaviors on a team and what to watch out for.
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Agile Richmond Meetup

March 18, 2021

Chris presented his new workshop on Scrum anti-patterns, "Woah, We Do That!"
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2020 Scrum Guide Artifacts

January 3, 2021

Chris sat down with Dave Prior to discuss new updates to the 2020 Scrum Guide and its impact on Scrum artifacts.
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Team Basics

July 31, 2020 and September 3, 2020

Many of you attended Chris's  "Are we really a Team?  What questions to ask" talk at some of the 2020 virtual meetups and conferences.  We have created a PDF for you, including key points and questions from the talk. Follow the link below for this FREE download to use with your teams.
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Thanks to the Agile100 team for posting this video of Chris's presentation from the Agile100 July 2020 conference!
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And thanks to the Lean Agile Toronto team for posting this video of Chris's presentation from the September 2020 meetup!
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It's a Full-Time Job: Scrum Master By The Numbers

Many of you have read Chris's Blog Post outlining the work that Scrum Masters take on each and every day.  Check out this video of Chris presenting this topic at  the Agile Professionals meetup.
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