Meat & Potatoes of Agile Leadership
Tired of vanilla agile leader advice that speaks on platitudes, with no substance? Hungry for real life examples that you can take back and begin using in your world? Spend an evening at MKE Agile with professional coach and author Francie Van Wirkus to learn about and build your agile leader mindset. Francie highlights foundational agile leader concepts, and then illuminates how you can use them in your real world. She also will show how to use agile concepts to continuously grow your leadership, including experiments and applying inspect and adapt to personal growth.
5:30 Pizza and Networking, 6pm Start.
A conqueror of mediocrity, Francie Van Wirkus is a certified professional coach in the insurance and financial services industry, with an Agile, Lean and sales focus.She helps people of all levels take strategic, sustainable steps toward their goals.
Her innovative ways of leading and sustaining change are helping lead a large IT transformation effort in a complex organization, where she is a SAFe 4.0 Program Consultant. Francie is an active keynote speaker, author, blogger, and host of CL&I Radio, an internal corporate radio show, focused on all things continuous learning and improvement.
Her passion for Agile doesn’t stop there. She is co-host of Agile Bettys, a motivational podcast that encourages living an agile lifestyle. Her latest focus is a new business novel series on leadership, The Dominant Gene. Reveille, the first book in the series, begins the exhilarating journey of becoming a better leader. An agile leader. Francie enjoys racing in Ironman competitions, and lives in Wisconsin with her husband and three delightful children.