I had the great pleasure of giving four keynote speeches this fall. I already told you about the keynote I gave in Bordeaux for AgileTour in this post. The three others are really special to me. We did those addresses with my wife.
Comment ça? Certaines de nos croyances peuvent brider notre potentiel? #ATTls19 @isabelmonville @alexismonville pic.twitter.com/q8Shc4CyiJ
— Benjamin Cabanne (@plopMaker) October 24, 2019
Last year, I was invited to speak about Changing Your Team From The Inside in Grenoble and Rennes. After the conferences, Isabel and I had a great dinner with Aurelien, Celine, Chris, Nelson, Benji, and Jerome. All of them happen to be conference organizers. And they asked us if we were giving talks together. Even if we worked together for quite some time when we had our management and organization consulting and coaching firm, but we never gave talks together.
One of them said that if we were to prepare something, it would be probably worth a keynote. And as all the others were enthusiastic about the idea, we decided to give it a try.
Of course, we went through our ups and downs in preparing the keynotes. But in the end, we were happy with the result! The feedback was way above what we were hoping for! Thank you!
We did AgileTour Lille and AgileTour Toulouse in October, and Agile Grenoble, the biggest Agile event in France, in November.
An amaZinG Great session at #ATTls19 by TheMonvilleStones Merci ! « Les interactions entre les personnes » @isabelmonville @alexismonville pic.twitter.com/NP5rrxoFnM
— Jυlιεи Fαllεт (@jfallet) October 24, 2019
The three keynotes were, of course, each a little bit different. This was influenced by a lot of factors like the location (being in a real theater in Toulouse was much better for us, for example) and, of course, by our own experience, you know the drill, the more you practice, the luckier you are.
Thank you so much @TotherAlistair for your positive feedback after our keynote at #agiletourlille : precious !! pic.twitter.com/K50l5ebXkh
— Isabel Monville (@isabelmonville) October 13, 2019
The talk, about Individuals and their interactions, is structured in three acts and a conclusion. Each act is composed of a role-play of a situation, followed by a debrief to consolidate what we learn from the story.
Here is the recording of the last one we gave in Grenoble!