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Mindful communication for leaders (TopConf DUS 2017)

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Mindful communication for leaders (TopConf DUS 2017)

  1. 1. „Strong people don‘t put others down, they lift them up.“ (Darth Vader)
  2. 2. ?!
  3. 3. ?
  4. 4. Two years ago…
  5. 5. Picture of Book „Search Inside Yourself“ by Chade- Meng Tan (see last slide for source)
  6. 6. The missing link…
  7. 7. During daytime…
  8. 8. Connection Courage Trust
  9. 9. Nightshifts & Weekends
  10. 10. Leadership starts with YOURSELF
  11. 11. Leadership = Connection * Courage * Trust + X
  12. 12. Leadership starts with YOURSELF
  13. 13. Leadership = Connection * Courage * Trust + X
  14. 14. (1) (2) (3)
  15. 15. Listen (2) (3)
  16. 16. Picture of Book „The Pragmatic Programmer“ by Andrew Hunt & David Thomas (see last slide for source)
  17. 17. „There is one technique that you must use if you want people listen to you: listen to them.“ (Andrew Hunt, David Thomas)
  18. 18. Debugging time!
  19. 19. Tom & listening…
  20. 20. Attention? Focus? Downloading „listening“
  21. 21. … stop ranting…
  22. 22. Leadership starts with YOURSELF
  23. 23. Full attention Take time Listen deeply & connect
  24. 24. Curious to learn more…?
  25. 25. Theory U ‚social field technology‘ [Scharmer et al.]
  26. 26. Mindfulness [Good et al., Shapiro]
  27. 27. Mindfulness = attention + awareness
  28. 28. Mindfulness = focussed attention + witnessing awareness
  29. 29. Getting sh*t done in Tom‘s team…
  30. 30. Listen Ask questions (3)
  31. 31. Why do we talk about Software Design without involving the developers?
  32. 32. Why do we talk about Software Design without involving the developers? They should code!
  33. 33. Pattern 1 Modal operators You should… We should… We must…
  34. 34. ask questions with courage
  35. 35. „They should code instead of being involved in the design?“ WHY is that?
  36. 36. „They should code instead of being involved in the design?“ WHY is that? Because we need to get faster!
  37. 37. Pattern 2 Comparison without comparators
  38. 38. What would YOU do ?
  39. 39. Be courageous!
  40. 40. Powerful questions [Preuss] Clean questions [Grove, Rees]
  41. 41. Why do we work on Requirements without involving our customers?
  42. 42. Involving the customer is too complex! They always ask so many questions… .
  43. 43. Pattern 3 Generalizations
  44. 44. Be courageous!
  45. 45. Finally…
  46. 46. On team level… it worked!
  47. 47. … on other levels it did NOT.
  48. 48. Trust? Authenticity?
  49. 49. Leadership starts with YOURSELF
  50. 50. Leading is listening deeply. Leading is connecting.
  51. 51. Leading is asking wisely. Leading is courage.
  52. 52. Listen Ask questions Be authentic
  53. 53. Trust yourself
  54. 54. Trust each other
  55. 55. Today…
  56. 56. listen deeply – to people around me and to myself ask with courage – both: the people around me and myself be as authentic as possible trust myself and trust people around me
  57. 57. Leadership starts with YOURSELF
  58. 58. ...by deeply listening to yourself And you can start right now…
  59. 59. Sources (1) on Listening and Mindfulness Search Inside yourself program • Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8fcqrNO7so • Book: http://siybook.com/about-the-book/ Theory U • Intro-Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gF8wV9OlUHc • More info: http://www.ottoscharmer.com/publications/executive-summaries • ulab 0x course (90min): https://courses.edx.org/courses/course- v1:MITx+15.671.0x+3T2017/course/ - highly recommendable! Scientific Papers on Mindfulness: • Contemplating Mindfulness at Work (Good et al. (2016)) - https://doi.org/10.1177/0149206315617003 • Mechanisms of mindfulness (Shapiro et al. (2006)) - https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.20237 • Literature review on Mindfulness and Leadership (Bachelor thesis, Cosima Laube, 2017) – available on demand (mailto://mail@cosima-laube.de)
  60. 60. Sources (2) on Asking Powerful questions (e.g. Deborah Preuss) • http://deborahpreuss.com/resources/DeborahPreuss_PowerfulQuestions_exercise_kit. pdf • http://www.agilecoachinginstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/PQ-Cards-4-to-a- page.pdf Clean language (e.g. David Grove, Judy Rees) • A good intro is in the book „The listening space“ by Tamsin Hartley (see Chapter 1 of the book or https://www.thelisteningspace.co.uk/clean-language-2) • Clean questions in other languages: http://www.cleanlanguage.co.uk/articles/categories/Worldwide
  61. 61. <THE END> Cosima Laube @gazebo_c
  62. 62. Sources (3) Others Pictures: • unless otherwise stated, they are taken from https://unsplash.com/ • Slide 6: see https://images-na.ssl-images- amazon.com/images/I/51HomP4CyvL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg • Slide 11/12: Cosima Laube (License: CC BY-NC-ND) • Slide 18/19: see https://images-na.ssl-images- amazon.com/images/I/41BKx1AxQWL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg

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