I offer a variety of classes aimed at helping you develop and maintain a high-performance team.

Classes include:

High-Performance Team Building™

Core Protocols for psychological safety, team emotional intelligence, and culture to create and maintain a high-performance team

  • Science and research on high-performance teams

  • Positive bias: The foundation of high-performance teams

  • Freedom: Autonomy creates psychological safety.

  • Self-awareness: Individual emotional intelligence skills and self-aware individuals are the building block of high-performance teams

  • Connection: Team emotional intelligence skills for a connected, cohesive,
    high-performance team

  • Productivity: Now that the team is in a state of shared vision, get to work
    efficiently and productively!

  • Error handling: Safe techniques for staying on track

  • Activities: Practical experiential activities that you can use with your team to
    get into a state of high-performance


Measure your teams’
effectiveness across many

  • Performance
  • High-performance Behaviors
  • Team Emotional Itelligence
  • Agility

Understand the current
state of your organization

Create your path to high

& Coaching

1-2 day courses:

  • High-Performance Teams:
    Core Protocols for
    Psychological Safety and EI
  • Agile & Scrum Foundations
  • Agile Product Owner Skills
  • Agile Technical Skills

5-day course:

  • Core Protocols Boot Camp

Coaching on high-performance team behaviors


Weekly group sessions
to grow your new skills


Master the skills by
becoming a certified

Scale the program by
training your own trainers


  • Re-measure your teams every 3-4 months
  • Tune subsequent training, coaching, and practice as you continue on your path to a high-performance organization

Upcoming classes include:

  • Agile Software Development – Harvard University – Fall 2021

    CSCI E-71/S-71 Agile Software Development is my course at Harvard University Extension School and Summer School. This course is an immersive experience in Agile software development. We study both the technical and cultural/social aspects of Agile, including: pair and mob programming, high-performa...

    August 30 @ 3:00 pm - December 17 @ 5:00 pm
    Time Zone: America/New York
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  • Building Great Teams: Culture and Core Protocols @ Agile Arizona

    Agile Arizona 2021

      This is a half-day class at Agile Arizona 2021. Be sure to select Richard’s class when you register. BUILDING GREAT TEAMS: CULTURE AND CORE PROTOCOLS Your team can be ten times better. The Core Protocols are one way to make your team great. Your team can be ten times better. What does t...

    November 10 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Time Zone: America/Phoenix
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