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Virtual Spring PDD - Full Event (2 Days)



Jeff Butler

Jeff4.jpgMillennial Generation Expert and Technology Speaker

Jeff is a speaker, author and passionate millennial who has been covered in various press releases and interviewed by national media houses.

He is the author of two provocative books - The Authentic Workplace and The Key To The New You and CEO of JButler International. Having written over 100 articles on workplace dynamics, his insights have been featured in dozens of media outlets such as Forbes and HR News. In addition, he has appeared on TEDx in both 2016 and 2017 with both talks focusing on psychology.

Before Jeff founded his workplace consulting company, he spent almost a decade in Silicon Valley working as a Software Engineer which is where his initial interest in organization psychology began to develop.

Since then, he has personally addressed over 100 organizations internationally on workplace dynamics issues such as Google, Amazon, LinkedIn, and Wells Fargo.

He lives in Boston, MA with his family.

Jackie ColburnJackie1.jpgProduct Leader. Facilitator. Design Sprinter. Experimenter. Educator.

Jackie has been leading the creation of digital experiences for 15 years; everything from emerging startups to critical strategic efforts for fortune 50 businesses. She has worked with teams of all shapes and sizes, leading strategy and helping them co-create, test, and build solutions.

Jackie launched her Strategy and Design Sprint practice in 2017. She has run Sprints for clients including Atoms Shoes, Kantar, US Bank, and Best Buy. She’s had the

opportunity to teach people how to run their own Design Sprints during training bootcamps, with John Zeratsky and Jake Knapp, authors of the Sprint Book, and

leads training initiatives for product teams in startup and corporate settings. She co-authored the Remote Sprint Guide with (John and Jake, authors of Sprint) at the start of the COVID19 pandemic to help teams move to remote collaboration more easily.

Jackie thrives when the problem is hard and the team is ready to make a change but doesn’t quite know what to do, or how. She has proven that openness and optimism accelerate our collective potential to make great things happen.

She is passionate about designing products and services that improve people’s lives. She believes that technology has the potential to make us all better and is a tool that should be used for good.


Day 1



Building an Effective Multigenerational Remote Workforce

The Basis of this program is to help project managers effectively work with multigenerational stakeholders during the COVID pandemic. 

During this interactive session we will explore the following topics:

  • Generation myths, stereotypes and generation friction hot spots
  • Principles behind creating a culture that can support an inclusive multigenerational workforce
  • Effective communication that fosters ideation to help drive project completion
  • Essential pieces to building an effective remote team

This will definitely be an interactive session including break out exercises, polling and quizzes to keep you on your toes!

Day 2




This half-day workshop will focus on the Design Sprint approach and process.

Attendees will:

  • Understand Design Sprint methodology and frameworks at a high level
  • Learn about the benefits of Design Sprints
  • Understand how and when an organization might use a Design Sprint
  • Gain some practice with Design Sprint methods so that they get a taste of the way of working
  • Learn about how to set teams up for success: important prep and tools for a Design Sprint

Jackie will include interactive activities to keep you engaged all morning!

Sponsored by:

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Type of category: Professional Development Days

Type of activity: Leadership, Technical

Date: April 21st to April 22nd, 2021

Hour: 8:00AM to 12:30PM

Number of PDUs: 7.5


Members: $125.00

Non members: $150.00


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