Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 9th and 10th, 2010

Bernie Maloney

About Bernie
I lead. For fun. I'm an international speaker, coach, and trainer who's helped grow businesses from break even to beyond $100M. Over the past 15 years I've led businesses & programs using Agile & Waterfall in both software and hardware, B2B and B2C. Currently, I'm working with teams running Kanban and Scrum while advancing Lean practices. I love helping organizations bring order out of chaos, turning strategies into results.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Rapid Rapport: Verbal Technology to Build Chemistry FAST

    10:45 AM Sunday   Room: 4218
    Wish you could persuade storm troopers these are not the 'droids they're looking for? How about lower communication barriers in the first 60s of any meeting? Would you like to influence how others perceive you in interviews, when networking or working in pairs and teams? In this interactive (that means audience participation!) session we’ll cover: <ul> <li>Why this works</li> <li>Simple, verbal techniques to build rapport fast</li> <li>Practice on how to build and break rapport (helpful to keep daily standups concise!)</li> </ul> Come learn ways to build rapport instantly & influence without authority whether in person or over a phone.