Found In Translation – Building Alliances Through Analogies

Agile Connect Scrum Alliance


Session Type:

  • Talk (45 minutes).

Session Track:

  • Coaching & Facilitation.

Session Language:

  • English.

Session Level:

  • Conscious (Ha) Practitioners.

Session Summary:

Storytelling intended for anyone driving or taking part in the adoption of Agile that has been met with resistance.

Session Abstract:

Meaningful analogies, through words and imagery can help transform an individual’s mindset.

Explore relatable parallels and impressionable pictures that help any cynic overcome self-imposed mental barriers around Agile.

Discuss techniques for better assessing your audience and catering your communication accordingly.

Use real life comparisons and relative material to challenge your listener’s world of familiarity and preconceived notions.

Help launch Agile-foreigners and skeptics into a heightened sense of realizations and theories around Lean concepts and Agile specific principles.

Learning Objectives:

  • Techniques to connect with and cater to your audience.
  • Increase collection of real life analogies that can be used in future conversations around Agile principles.
  • Identify common obstacles ahead of time so that you can be ready to speak to them.