Laura M. Powers talks about Gratitude, part 1

In the first of two episodes, we had a blast sitting down with Laura to talk about gratitude in the face of the pandemic world. We talked about how she uses an Agile Best Self North Star and the Agile Best Self Principles.

Laura M. Powers is the Founder & Principal at Powered by Teams – an agile consultancy focused on helping leaders and their teams thrive in the midst of change.  She is also the Vice President of Operations at the Business Agility Institute and a startup mentor at Silicon Valley Ignite.  She has been involved in the design of electronics for space applications, aircraft engines, diapers, electric cars, complex software systems, and custom electro-mechanical systems at AT&T Bell Labs, Hewlett Packard, Agilent, Sales.com and eBay – as well as several startups you’ve never heard of.

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Jesse Fewell talks about Self-Leadership

Today we are excited to release our latest Agile Best Self Heart-to-Heart podcast episode with Jesse Fewell!

In his book, Untapped Agility, he shares the story how Agile Best Self came into being.

Here’s a quick bio for Jesse:

Jesse Fewell is an author, coach, and trainer who helps senior leaders from Boston to Beijing transform their organizations to achieve more innovation, collaboration, and business agility.

A management pioneer, he founded and grew the original Agile Community of Practice within the Project Management Institute (PMI), has served on leadership subcommittees for the Scrum Alliance, and written publications reaching over a half-million readers in eleven languages.

Jesse has taught, keynoted, or coached thousands of leaders and practitioners across thirteen countries on 5 continents. His industry contributions earned him a 2013 IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award.

His book, “Untapped Agility – 7 Leadership Moves to Transform your Transformation,” was released in 2020.

We hope you enjoy this episode!

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