Agile Dev West 2018 Tutorial: Agile Managers: Nurture Your Teams to Thrive


Monday, June 4, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

Agile Managers: Nurture Your Teams to Thrive

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For most managers Agile is a totally different way of work that requires a particular style of leadership. However, agile transitions often fail to provide adequate guidance on how a manager fits into an agile organization. Your role and responsibilities need to change as the organization changes. You must learn to coach, remove obstacles, and model new styles of communication. In this interactive session, learn how you can flourish as an agile manager as you nurture your teams to thrive. Join seasoned leadership coach Selena Delesie as she discusses the differences between traditional and agile management. See how you can create the conditions that nourish your teams and allow them to succeed. Next, Selena explores the role shift—toward more of a coach, obstacle remover, and cheerleader. Finally, she highlights the evolution of leadership and communication to propel agile transformations forward. See how to support agile teams and senior management while demonstrating your value. The balancing act here is crucial—but necessary—to drive the results that agile teams can achieve. You’ll leave as a much more balanced, situational, and effective leader.

Selena Delesie
Delesie Solutions

Selena Delesie is a leadership and transformation coach, speaker, author, and trainer. She is a trusted guide for leaders who seek to improve their business and their life—from the heart. Selena blends sixteen years of experience in the technology industry with a broad range of studies, allowing her to support powerful transformations for individuals, teams, and organizations. The founder of Lead With Love Global and Women Ignited, Selena offers a variety of transformational programs, a virtual leadership conference, podcast, and mystical healing circles. Her clients rave about breaking free from traditional beliefs and practices to engage their strengths and passions—and those around them—for success. Learn more at