Andrew Lawless

President at Team Lawless

Andrew Lawless answers one simple question: “How do you get your team to perform at the level that you want?” He is a Strategic Interventionist, Ireland’s only Kolbe Certified Consultant, and Team Excellence Coach.

Andrew brings a unique blend of experience in behavioural sciences, publishing, localization, and education. He served as a trainer and consultant to the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit where he helped analyze the mindset of hostage takers.

His accomplishments range from managing a corporate turn-around of Berlitz in Central and Eastern Europe to transforming the World Bank’s global approach to localizing its analytical work, from automating content processes in leading life-science companies to helping small business owners making critical decisions and strategic pivots.

Andrew presented his successes with transforming global teams to the US White House and testified before the US Senate on the importance of professional development to the US economy. He is adjunct professor at the University of Maryland.

My Sessions

Lightning Talk: How Teams Move from Ordinary to Extraordinary (Anna Woodward Kennedy & Andrew Lawless)

Davin Suite

Transitioning to Scrum shakes up roles. How do Agilists make new teams work at peak when they have much more responsibility for scheduling, prioritizing, and decision making? What can be done to relief additional pressure. This talk explains how the three parts of the mind lead to failure, why Agile teams don’t get certain things done, how they can identify […]

Track: Connacht - Theme: The Agile/Lean Practitioner