"Managing for Happiness" - Games, Tools and Practices to Motivate Any Team

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The deadline for sign-up will be 4:00 pm on Thursday (10/13/16). The instructions for building access are as follows:

• You must register beforehand so that your name is on the list. Attendance is limited. We will maintain a wait list to manage RSVPs. So go ahead and register soon.

• Enter the building at 425 W. Randolph – check-in at the security desk

• You will need to have a government-issued picture ID to receive access by security.

• No access will be permitted after 6:00 pm on Monday 10/17/16


Come meet Jurgen Appelo on his world tour! His new book, Managing for Happiness, provides tools, games, and practices that put joy into work, with practical, real-world guidance for empowering workers and delighting customers.
Wiley publishing released the book last month on June 27th - bring your copy to sign, and bring your burning questions with you. Book available for purchase on Amazon.com Who is Jurgen? Jurgen calls himself a creative networker. But sometimes he’s a writer, speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, illustrator, manager, blogger, reader, dreamer, leader, freethinker, or… Dutch guy. Inc.com has called him a Top 50 Leadership Expert, aTop 50 Leadership Innovator and a Top 100 Great Leadership Speaker. Since 2008, Jurgen writes a popular blog at NOOP.NL, offering ideas on the creative economy, agile management, organizational change, and personal development. He is the author of the book Management 3.0, which describes the role of the manager in agile organizations. And he wrote the little book How to Change the World, which describes a supermodel for change management. His most recent book is called#Workout / Managing for Happiness, which offers you practical ideas to engage workers, improve work, and delight clients.

Jurgen can help you upgrade your enterprise with more engagement and faster results; He can show you how to become an agile business with better software; He shows you how to creatively manage your company; And he can inspire professionals with a purpose, advocating work-life integration for creative people. Jurgen is CEO of the business network Happy Melly, and co-founder of the Agile Lean Europe network and the Stoos Network. He is also a speaker who is regularly invited to talk at business seminars and conferences around the world.