Happy Melly Seminar Series

Pick the brains of some of the most successful business people who have ‘been there and done it’. As part of a new initiative, we’re launching the Happy Melly Seminar Series where members of our community will be able to intimately chat with industry experts, thought leaders and influencers about how they got to where they are today.

These talks will take place once a month and are are exclusive for Happy Melly members only. So if you’re not yet part of the ‘tribe’, subscribe today. Learn from a host of ‘on-hand mentors’ about past successes and failures and how they can be applied to your own experiments, increased job satisfaction, happiness at work and the ability to create and foster change in your life and in the lives of others.

Speaker Line Up

January 23rd Speaker

Lisette Sutherland, Director at Collaboration Superpowers.

20151017_m30_0281-200x300Bio: With over 10 years experience with web-based collaboration tools and online community management, Lisette’s goal is to get the best people working together regardless of location. She has spoken at numerous conferences and is privileged to collaborate regularly with Management 3.0 facilitators and members of the Happy Melly network worldwide.

Pick Lisette’s brain about … How to combat the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ mentality on remote teams and learn how to build trust in new ways

February 20th Speaker

Jurgen Appelo, Creator of Management 3.0, Founder of Happy Melly

jurgenBio: Jurgen calls himself a creative networker. But sometimes he’s a writer, speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, illustrator, manager, blogger, reader, dreamer, leader, freethinker, or… Dutch guy. Inc.com has called him a Top 50 Leadership Expert, a Top 50 Leadership Innovator and a Top 100 Great Leadership Speaker. Since 2008, Jurgen writes a popular blog at NOOP.NL, offering ideas on the creative economy, agile management, organizational change, and personal development. He is the author of the book Management 3.0, which describes the role of the manager in agile organizations. And he wrote the little book How to Change the World, which describes a supermodel for change management. His most recent book is called Managing for Happiness, which offers you practical ideas to engage workers, improve work, and delight clients.

Pick Jurgen’s brain about…His newest project – Agility Scales 

March 20th Speaker

Arie Van Bennekum, Co-Author of the Agile Manifesto, Chair of the Agile Consortium International

Arie VanbennekumBio: Arie is a pragmatic who embeds his pragmatism in structure, discipline and common sense. He has done this from his very early days in the health care and the military forces up to where he is today. This eventually led to being one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and expert in the area of Agile Project Management, team facilitation, Agile techniques and user involvement. Over the years Arie has become an expert in international Agile transformations. He has developed models for organizational competencies, the transformation process, coaching types and other topics which facilitate an Agile transformation, a not so easy job. He has created a team around him of highly skilled Agilists with various profiles from technical development coaches to psychologists to support the human and organizational aspects of the transformation.

Pick Arie’s brain about…Agile leadership

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