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Virtual Chapter Meeting -Cultivating Attention for Team Alignment

  • March 27, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Virtual


  • Special code required for non members who are attending the Chapter meeting for the first time.
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  • Special pre-registration rate for members.
  • Special pre-registration rate for non-members.

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 ATDps: March 2019 Virtual Chapter Meeting

Cultivating Attention for Team Alignment


This chapter meeting will focus on the Performance Improvement pillar of ATD's overall competency model.


Why do some collaborative teams work together beautifully, while others can't stay in synch? In this session, we'll explore the surprisingly simple factor that keeps teams aligned even when the pressure is on: paying attention.

Join coach and author, Joe Anderson, as he takes us through an investigation through neuroscience--the busy, tribal, biased, and reactive brain--that explains why team alignment is such a challenge. You’ll learn simple techniques for developing the stable attention that is the prerequisite for team alignment and take away specific practices to build the habit of attention for yourself and your Agile or cross-functional team so you can stay aligned in incidents, releases, org changes, and other forms of everyday stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • Stable attention so your team can focus on what's important
  • Connectedness so your team can collaborate effectively
  • Open-Mindedness so your team can make good decisions that stick
  • Self-Awareness so your team can find resilience in the face of change

Speaker Bio:   Joe Anderson

Joe Anderson is the author of Cultivating Attention: the Paradoxical Secret of Team Success (Kerykeion Press, 2019 - available on Amazon). As a consultant and program manager he has helped teams succeed at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Getty Images, Microsoft, and many other organizations. In addition to nearly 30 years of work in the technology industry, Joe has sung, led, and taught Gregorian chant for 20 years. You can contact him through his website, www.jhanderson.biz.


Pre-Registration - Members attend at no charge. There is no walk in availability. Pre-registration is mandatory.

Pre-Registration - Non-Member $40.00 There is no walk in availability. Pre-registration is mandatory.

Online Registration Closes Upon Start of program.

We are not able to issue refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting. Substitutions are encouraged.

Special Instructions:

Instructions to attend the virtual meeting will be included in your confirmation email and on the reminder email the day prior to the program. Please save these instructions. Real time assistance is only available using the information in those emails.




ATD Puget Sound Chapter
P.O. Box 46368
Seattle, WA 98146


Email:  contact.us@atdpugetsound.org

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