Understanding how to navigate your current circumstances is powerful, but understanding, predicting and foreseeing the future is a skill that only a few possess. Richard Watson is a writer, speaker and scenario thinker that helps organizations to think further ahead. He explains the importance of mapping the future and how the success of any organization is dependent on foreseeing future events.
It’s been a tough few years. 40% of workers are suffering from mental health issues. 60% of leaders show indicators of burnout. It’s simply bad business: a stressed individual running on snacks and little sleep will not make good decisions. But there’s an upside, too; many are focused on “not losing the game of wellbeing”.
The world has changed. The way we conduct business has changed dramatically in the last 5 years, but especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. To build a talented company you need to have talented individuals. In this conference, Graeme Codrington will talk about how talent can be rebooted and reborn.
Mark Gallagher has worked in senior leadership roles within Formula One motor racing over the last 30 years and was witness to all the changes that affected the F1 business model. This conference will focus on the importance of Digital Transformation and the affect it has on our organizational cultures and everyday lives.
A substantial diversity and inclusion strategy can help organizations attain top talent and drive innovative outcomes. Prof. Margaret Ormiston will be talking about the importance of diversity and inclusion at organizations and their effect on performance and profitability.
Simply asking people to ‘speak up’ and encouraging leaders to ‘engage in conversation’ without thoroughly appreciating the impact that power differences and social and cultural norms have on what can be spoken, and what is heard, is naïve at best. Megan Reitz’s research over the last 20 years has focused on how we can flourish at our workplaces through the way we speak with, listen to, learn from, and care for one another.
Team coaching helps a group of individuals better understand how to draw the best from each other and leverage the collective power of the group to achieve far greater results than can be achieved individually. This conference will be delivered by Charlie Samspon who is the owner of coaching businesses in the UK and Dubai. He is also retained as a coach and facilitator by some of the world’s most respected organizations such as London Business School & HSBC.
Millennials or ‘Gen Y’ make up most of the current workforce. Many of them have different views and priorities when it comes to the corporate world. Adam Kingl will discuss how companies will need to accommodate the needs of the next generation in order to retain their talents and how to be supportive of their entrepreneurial aspirations, in addition to creating a culture where these aspirations are utilized for both the benefit of the company and the individual.
Matthew Syed helps organizations achieve new heights by cultivating a growth mindset, which is the topic of this conference. Growth mindset is scientifically proven to correlate with high performance. He challenges how people conceptualize their ability then apply a framework with pioneering tools and practical techniques to radically change people’s behaviors.