August 2016

Agile Richmond and Capital Kanban are pleased to bring Jurgen Appelo to Richmond, VA!

As a part of his Managing for Happiness book tour, Jurgen will be in Richmond on August 10th. This most recent book offers practical ideas to engage workers, improve work, and delight clients. Agile Richmond is partnering with Capital Kanban to bring you this exciting opportunity.

Managing for Happiness

The research is clear: happy workers are more productive workers. Managing for Happiness is about concrete management advice for all workers. Practical things that people can do next Monday morning in order to make the organization a happier place to work, with people who run experiments and drive innovation. In this session, you will see how to manage the system, not the people. This is not only relevant for managers, but for everyone who is concerned about the organization.

Join us on Wednesday, August 10th to meet Jurgen Appelo and learn about Managing for Happiness.

Attendance is free and you may pre-purchase his book which he will sign for you. (NOTE: pre-event book sales end on Friday, August 5th – no books will be sold at the event. You may also bring you own copy for Jurgen to sign.)

Jurgen AppeloJurgen Appelo is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century. He offers concrete games, tools, and practices, so you can introduce better management, with fewer managers.

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. has called him a Top 50 Leadership Expert, a Top 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.


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