Keynotes & Workshops
Sometimes face-to-face experiences are the best way to inspire people and get them fired up to make a change. People remember experiences that change their perspective and teach them useful solutions.
Theory needs to connect with the realities of a particular business, and a practical hands-on workshop is often a great way to achieve this.
Educate, inspire, encourage.
Theory is the easy part. Having the practical hands-on experience to connect theory and practice with the day-to-day realities and constraints of a particular business in a particular sector is what separates the hand-wavers from the helpers.
Having a toolkit of challenging, fun exercises, canvases and management techniques that can deliver meaningful insights and take-aways within a few hours also helps.
We have some very experienced international speakers on our team, and many more in our network, who can deliver interesting and inspiring events, keynote speeches and workshops.
We work with leading corporate education partners to help kick-off learning programmes or address cohorts of emerging leaders in large firms, but the experiences we design are just as impactful for smaller start-ups who want to bring their growing teams together around a shared mission.
- Inspirational keynotes that are challenging, amusing and engaging
- Educational workshops and exercises to put new ways of working into practice
- A huge toolkit of techniques and examples to draw from on the spot
- Teaching an approach to transformation that involves everybody in the room
- Decades of experience helping leaders engage with tech-led new ways of working
Challenges we address
- Looking for external inspiration with a practical focus
- Desire to learn from the experiences of other organisations
- Need to excite leadership cohorts about change and new ways of working
- Looking for inspiration but also practical techniques to model and workshop
- External experts either too theoretical or too limited in practical methods
- Consistently high feedback and ratings from participants
- Great success in encouraging sustained change beyond our events
- Energise and excite leadership learning cohorts
- Successfully share and embed simple methods for change
- Synthesise practical, theoretical and inspirational ideas to build belief in the possible
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