Netconf 2020 edition

Netconf 2020 edition

An unconference on the technical, economic and social aspects of network engineering and infrastructure



Team Dynamics & Communication Skills (Team Project Productivity, Start Ups & Leadership)

Submitted Feb 19, 2020

Attendees will discover the influence of communications places into action while using your everyday people skills, added with a unique style of active listening.

This is ideal for Software Engineering, Developing & Programming team projects.

•This speech has relevant takeaways your attendees can apply to their occupations.
•The speech is clear regarding the topics that will be addressed.
•The speech demonstrates step by step the passage this lecture will take your attendees on.

•This concept has proven to advanced degrees of SUCCESS in the areas of administration performance and team concept awareness.

•The approach derives from my experience as an adjunct professor (psychology & group dynamics) and experience as an interrogator/profiler and hostage negotiator.


•This RESEARCH and practice will assist companies, organizations, and groups by merging psychology in consort with Active Listening Skills (ALS), which will result in an ACCELERATED-advance technique, devised to build rapport as well as enhanced TEAMBUILDING methods.

•This presentation will allow businesses to use the TEAM PROJECT MODEL to help their team members cooperate with each other, with the focus on utilizing distinctive intensities within individual elements among members of a team.

•By using ACTIVE LISTENING SKILLS (ALS), a method developed by the FBI, every team member will increase productivity regarding their specific missions, and when united, the team members will form successful finalization of their team-goal. By applying ALS, the team’s entire task will be the result of a collective productive representation of their work.

Key Takeaways:
•Creative Problem Solving
•Customer Service & Support
•Generational Gaps & Workplace Diversity
•Goal Setting
•Leadership and Influence
•Employee Efficiency
•Using Group Dynamics
•The loss of translation in a text/email.
•The value of how things are said
•How someone hears a word

The attendees will take with them SKILLS used by Hostage/Crisis Negotiators, which have been Converted for personal, business, and everyday use.


I will need. a projector,16:9 prompt-screen, and microphone (lapel mic) if possible.

Speaker bio

Crux resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and has over 20 years of Law Enforcement (LEO), Criminal Profiling and teaching experience.

Law Enforcement experience:

•Homicide Detective
•Criminal Profiler
•Gang Unit Specialist Detective
•Hostage Negotiator
•Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer
•School Resources Officer (SRO)
•Five years as a Special Agent with the DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND (DHS)

Crux, now retired, worked as a Homicide Detective, Criminal Profiler and Hostage Negotiator with the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Police Dept.

Teaching experience:
Currently, Crux is an Adjunct Professor:

•Business Psychology
•Social Media Psychology
•Criminal Profiling
•Criminal Behavior
•Computer Psychology
•Sociology (Group Dynamics)


•Bachelor of Science degree; Criminology (Ball State University, 1994).

•Master’s degree; Forensic Psychology (Walden University, 2012).

•Currently, a Ph.D. Candidate (Forensic Psychology), at Walden University

Note: Crux has or will be presenting at the following conferences:


•Fort Wayne Rescue Ministries, August 08, 2018, Fort Wayne, IN.

•FVK Cuestas & Associates, Fort Wayne, Indiana, September 5, 2018, Fort Wayne, IN.

•Hydro Credit Summit, October 9, 2018, Bridgeville, PA,

•Scleroderma Foundation Ohio Chapter, October 12, 2018, Columbus, OH.

•Texas Cyber Summit, October 14th, 2018, San Antonio TX.

•Crisis Communications Conference, October 16 – 18, 2018, Chicago, IL.

•PHP WORLD 2018 CONFERENCE November 14-15, 2018 Washington, D.C.

•STRETCH 2018 Leadership and Management conference, December 06, 2018, December 07, 2018, Budapest, Hungary

•BIFROST Leadership Conference, April 17, 2019, Toronto, ON

•Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency/Statewide Crisis Intervention (CIT) Meeting, March 25-26, 2019, State College, PA

•2019 CNM Symposium/Clinical Nutrition Management, May 2-4, 2019, Atlanta, GA.

•Salt Lake City DevOps Days 2019, May 14-15, 2019, Salt Lake City Utah

•DevOps Days Kyiv 2019, May 17-18, 2019, Kyiv, Ukraine

•ITCAMP Community Conference for IT Professionals, June 6-7, 2019, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

•Veracity Professional Men’s Workforce Summit, June 13th, 2019, Herndon, VA.

•DevOpsDays Amsterdam, June 26-28, 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands

•JCONF DOMINICANA, Saturday, June 29, 2019. PUCMM, Santiago de los Caballeros. Dominican Republic.

•RubyCon Kenya, 2019, July 25-27th, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya

•DevOpsDays Dallas 2019, Aug 20 - 21, 2019, Plano, TX

•WordCamp Ann Arbor 2019, August 24-25, 2019, Ann Arbor, Michigan

•Web Summer Camp 2019, August 28-30th, 2019, Rovinj Croatia

•IoT Bulgaria Summit 2019, Sofia, Bulgaria, September 14, 2019

•Devfest Santo Domingo, September 20-21, 2019, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

•DevOpsDays Buffalo 2019, September 26-27th, 2019, Buffalo, NY

•Scenic City Summit 2019, October 03-04, 2019, Chattanooga TN

•Global CISO Forum 2019, October 10-11, 2019, Atlanta, GA

•LibertyJS 2019, October 24-25, 2019, Philadelphia, PA.

•PyCon NG 2019, October 30th November 2nd, Abuja, Nigeria.

•Cluj Tech Society IT Conference, November 08-09, 2019, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

•Stretch Leadership and Management MeetUp, December 12, 2019, Online, Budapest, Hungary


•NDC London 2020, January 27th-31st, 2020, London, England

•28 Days of Culture - Diversity Fair, February 06-27, Phoenix, AZ

•DevSecCon Singapore 2020, March 18-19, 2020, Singapore, Malaysia

•DevSecCon Sydney 2020, March, 23-24, 2020, Sydney, Australia

•Codemotion Rome Tech Conference, Rome, Italy. March 27-28, 2020

•2020 CodeStock Conference, April 17-18, 2020, Knoxville, TN

•National ADA Symposium, May 10-13, 2020, Kansas City, MO

•IT Security Summit, May 18th-20th, 2020, Munich, Germany

•Developer First Conference, June 12th, 2020, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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