Talks that inspire people to think differently about business and what it means to make business a HUMAN experience.
Watch my TEDx Talk on the Professions of the Future and learn how Poetry benefits the future of Business.
Diversity is a Burden.
Often the focus is on diversity and diversity is meaningless without inclusion. What does it matter if you have met your quota of women or people of color or millennials, if these people’s participation isn’t welcome or encouraged? This talk discusses inclusion and how it is key to deliver the potential of diversity and what it takes to create it.
Withdraw HR: more BEINGS less Resources.
Business is made by people and for people. The current way of doing business has become dehumanized which leads to low engagement, no innovation and poor efficiency. What if we rehumanize business? What if we change the way we hire, measure performance and reward people. What would be the result? This talk explores the benefits of human-centered business and ways to achieve it.
Evoking Leadership in everyone.
Building and leading thriving organisations for the 21st is going to take a shift in how we think about leadership – one that evokes individual leadership in each one of us. This talk is designed for those who want to lead the way for themselves, their people and their organisations. It will support you discover the source of your power to: 1) Lead Self,
2) Lead Others and 3)Lead Change
Lean Back in the era of Lean In
There is a drum beat for women to Lean In, do more, be stronger. What about the whisper inside of us? When leaning in led to burnout this woman who has achieved great success in her field, discovered a voice within inviting to lean back.
How do you really innovate? Do we throw innovative people in a room with a whiteboard and colorful post-it notes? You might get a few good ideas … but this approach doesn’t create continuous innovation. What does inclusion have to do with innovation? This talk offers insights on building organizations that encourage innovation.
Innovation: Beyond the Brainstorm
Workshops that give people hands-on experiences with new ways of working.
Writing is an important way of knowing, thinking and feeling. Through writing we can start a conscious co-creation and sharing of stories -- both the stories we tell and the stories we live. By sharing our stories we invite each other into our worlds. This enhances our interconnectedness, shared awareness and possibilities for fruitful interaction. Participants will get to experience the power of writing to connect to themselves and each other.
Writing our way to inclusion
Developing Emotional Intelligence has many benefits for leaders and their organizations. Poetry, at its essence, is about seeking the truth and expanding awareness. It's mindfulness in words and can help build the connection between rational and emotional. This workshop introduces participants to poetry as a tool to develop their leadership.