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Scott Bales is a global leader in the cutting edge arena known as “The Digital Shift”, encompassing innovation, culture, design, technology and mobility in a world gone digital. A thought leader through and through, Scott thrives on the intersection between cultural and behavioural changes in the face of technology innovations. In this video Scott details five global factors that have influenced industry performance in 2019.
Lisa McInnes-Smith is in the top echelon of corporate speakers on shifting performance, has also been instrumental in the transformation of career development and relationships. She has presented to more than one million adults across twenty-two countries and authored seven bestselling books.
As the first presenter outside the USA to be inducted into the Speaker Hall of fame Lisa’s focus is inspiring leaders and creating tangible shifts in their people. Whether it be shifting attitudes, direction, behaviours or outcomes Lisa delivers results and truly understands the challenges in driving performance.
The research shows that when people work with a sense of purpose that they perform better in just about every metric that matters. The only questiona for us are: Do we know that purpose? And as leaders, are we doing things that activate that sense of purpose within our employees?
Dr John Izzo has spent the last 25 years mapping the face of performance drivers, and in turn has inspired organizations and leaders to embrace the mindset that creates and attracts purposeful, driven employees.
Colin James is one of those people that has spent his life exploring cultures, religions, philosophies and human psychology, which makes him uniquely qualified to speak on the subject of motivation and drivers.
In this essay Colin looks at the drivers of the "banking culture" in the wake of the royal commission, and considers how culture in the workplace is one of the driving forces of performance.
All relationships rise and fall on a tide called trust relationship - whether it is a work connection or an intimate connection, or the connection between brands and their consumers - None can thrive without trust.
From big data and analytics, to image recognition, voice recognition, emotion recognition and robots, AI is set to be part of our daily lives in new and unexpected ways.
The education sector is currently undergoing so much change that the environment, roles and responsibilities of teachers is also changing dramatically.
As we consider how to make our classroom and school system "future fit", one of the most important things we need to embrace as educators is a paradigm shift from focussing on content delivery to capability building.
We spend a lot of time obtaining a high performance mentality, high influence and a growth mindset. Lisa McInnes-Smith poses the question who motivates the motivators?
I love speaking to groups of people involved in education because education is so important, and there are so many opportunities to improve the way we do it. However, there is also frustration in the education sector because it’s so big and dependent on government funding, and change can often appear slow.
Over a century ago, the great educationalist John Dewey remarked: “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.”
There is no change without behaviour change. Education has never been more important. In fact, it is hard to overstate just how critical it is to get education 'right', given the point at which we find ourselves.
What happens when you transplant the DNA of Silicon Valley into financial services firms?
It’s quite a big leap for a traditional HR division.
Are you responding to your customers’ needs as quickly as they’re adopting the technology that’s making your organisation obsolete?
The world of crypto currency is exciting, fast moving, and still a bit risky in terms of valuation, hacking of digital wallets and exchanges or losing your password (and access to your crypto account). In spite of these risks, early products such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and many other digital currencies are currently being used or trialled around the world.
Two of the major trends shaping the workforce of the future are automation and a workforce that no longer retires at 55.
While it's possible to imagine a dystopian future where our entire world is automated, the reality will be much more complex. Leaders of today will set the tone for our automated future.
Here's my six-point plan for avoiding a dystopian disaster.
Leaders know that innovation is critical to business success. If you don’t innovate you die.
It’s easy to demand your team be more innovative, but much, much harder to lead the way.
Here’s a few simple steps that enables innovation to happen.
There is a war for top talent and not everyone is going to be a winner. According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report there are "widespread talent and skill shortages" making attracting the best talent a "top concern of business leaders." In this time of talent grab you need to ask:
What makes our organization stand out above the others?
Attitude is the single most important internal tool you have to shape every aspect of your life.
To maximize the power of that tool, it needs to be sharp, you need to know exactly how to use it, and you need to practice with it to bring out its power.
Please begin by taking just a moment to answer this question: What is attitude?