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Speakers

Shahin is the founder and principal coach at Elevate Change Inc. Shahin is passionate about helping organizations become high performing and achieve their utmost potential. Offering over 13 years of experience Shahin has strong expertise in applying agile and lean values & principles to organizational transformations and personal elevations.

He has research & development experience, mid-size level engagement, as well as engagement with top names such as Scotiabank, TELUS, CBC, and SAP. He heavily believes in the value of communities and in his spare time he leads the Agile Lunch [2] community in his hometown Toronto and helps others with building communities.

Sam Zahreddine began and remains a software developer at heart. He’s applied and experienced the benefits of Lean Kanban, Scrum and XP with multiple teams and organizations.

These experiences allowed him to teach those practices to teams and leadership alike to scale Agile Transformations. Most recently he has been involved with Agile transformation initiatives in the financial industry.

Session's Description

Effective yet Effortless Coaching

What is coaching about?

  • How can coaching help me in my professional life?
  • How effortlessly can I learn coaching skills?
  • How can I get more effective at coaching?
  • How can coaching help my leadership style?

Are those questions familiar to you? If so, please join me for the “Effective Yet Effortless Coaching” session. In this session, I will show you how effortlessly you can start to coach a person, and how by practicing simple techniques you can become a more effective communicator.

Great Leadership entails many skill sets, one of them which is coaching. One cannot become a great leader without having coaching skills in their toolkit.

In this session, you will learn a simple yet effective coaching model (www.simplecoachingmodel.com [3]) which you can integrate with your leadership style. You’ll get introduced to a coaching style that you can easily learn, inherit, make it your own and build upon that. A style that you can utilize it for short elevator ride conversations to hours-long sessions.

Session's Description

The Silent Killer of Every Team: Multitasking

Join Sam as he explores the pitfalls of multitasking. Do you feel that you’re juggling multiple items and still not getting much done? What about your team members? Find out how multitasking impacts individuals, teams, project performance, and your organization’s strategic goals. And what you can do about it to become more effective with your time and effort.