Agile Cincinnati | Posted on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 9:18AM
One of the principles of agile is to use face to face, high
bandwidth communication. Body language is a big part of face to
face communication. This presentation is about the applying the
unspoken communication of body language – in the context of
This presentation addresses using use body language to
enhance your message and how to avoid contradictory body
language. Most people know how to read body language to
one degree or another and man trainings have been given on
how to read body language. This presentation is different – it
focuses on how to contort, control, and move your body to make
body language work for you and send a better, more powerful
message. It also addresses applications of new research that
indicates body postures can induce certain mindsets.
Learning outcomes and takeaways:
- The learner will see body language as a tool for better communication from the standpoint of managing body language rather than reading others.
- The learner will understand common subconscious body language mistakes and be more conscious of them when communicating with others.
- The learner will understand that body language leads to behavior, not always follows behavior.
- The learner will be able to use techniques to model body language and thereby induce a desired mindset.
- The learner will understand gender specific body language and ways that the different genders can use body language to communicate with social etiquette.
- The learner will understand culturally specific body languages and ways that different cultures may interpret western body language.
Dr. Charles Suscheck specializes in software development
methodologies, and project management. He is one of only 8
people in the world and 4 in the USA certified to teach the entire
scrum.org curriculum. He has over 25 years of professional
experience in information technology, beginning his career as a
software developer. Dr. Suscheck’s holds a Doctorate, Masters,
and Bachelors in Computer Science and is a Professional Scrum
Trainer (PST), Professional Scrum Master (PSM I and II), Certified
Scrum Master (CSM), certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) and
certified RUP specialist. An educator at heart, he has over 30
published articles and conference proceedings and has spoken
nationally and internationally at various software management
When: August 14, 2014 (Second Thursday)
Networking: 5:30 - 6pm
Program: 6 - 7:30pm.
Where: Max Train, 4900 Parkway Drive, Suite 160, Mason, 45040
PMP's: This event counts for 1 (one) PDU