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Trending speakers in Fall 2019

What’s Trending: Fall 2019 Hot Topics and Speakers

What do audiences want to hear about this Fall? Disruption, resiliency, and performance! People are continuing to demand direction on how to best navigate our fast-paced world, integrate new technology and innovations, and foster the skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century.

We’ve rounded up some of our top speakers in each of these “most requested” categories that can provide the inspiration, advice, and guidance your audiences are craving.

Disruption and Digital Transformation

No matter the industry, we’re seeing unprecedented change that is rocking the very foundation in which we work. From new technology that amplifies human ability, new business strategies that leverage the digital economy, and learning to harness the uncertainty into greater innovation, these three speakers provide strategy in a world of disruption.

Leonard Brody | Business and Technology Visionary

Leonard Brody customizes his talks to address the rapid pace of change, innovation, and disruption specific to his clients’ industries. Known as a “leader of the new world order”, Leonard was recently named one of the top 30 up and coming management thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and draws on his extensive experience to help organizations fuel excitement, innovation, and success even in uncertain times.

Shawn Kanungo | Strategy in a World of Disruption

Recognized globally for his work in the innovation space, Shawn Kanungo is a strategist who operates at the intersection of creativity, business, and technology. He challenges audiences to be bold, brave, and experimental, and provides them with a guidebook to foster the competitive advantage needed to succeed in this age of disruptive innovation.

Lital Marom | Innovation Strategist and Visionary

Having led the global strategy of several Fortune 100 corporations before founding four companies herself, Lital Marom excels at helping organizations leverage new technologies and economic models to unlock their potential. She equips audiences with the entrepreneurial mindset and skillsets required to future proof their business, build long-trusted customer relationships, and shape their ongoing success.

Resiliency and Wellness

Resiliency is our ability to bounce back from adversity, and in today’s demanding work environment, it’s become one of the currencies of success. These in-demand experts help audiences foster and grow resiliency, both in themselves and others, by providing practical strategies grounded in research and experience.

Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe | Expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness

An award-winning psychology instructor at Trent University, Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe’s research centres on studying shared traits resilient people share across cultures, countries, and experiences. Based on this, Robyne shares strategies grounded in optimal stress, resourcefulness, and the importance of continued goal-setting to help audiences foster this critical skill.

Bruce Kirkby | Acclaimed Explorer | Writer | Photographer

Bruce Kirkby has guided teams through unthinkable challenges — high-altitude storms, debilitating injuries, helicopter crashes, and hostage takings —, and has witnessed the most unlikely people perform astonishing acts of bravery, endurance, and strength. Bringing these lessons to the workplace, Bruce shares simple habits and routines to build a team’s “grittiness”, drawing on stories of high adventure and a visually stunning presentation to remind audiences of the natural resilience that lies within us all.

Dr. Greg Wells | Health and Performance Expert | Physiologist | Bestselling Author

A scientist and physiologist, Dr. Greg Wells has dedicated his career to making the science of human limits understandable and actionable. Drawing on the latest research on brain and body function, plus interviews with leading health experts and a lifelong study of ultra-performing individuals, Greg presents scientific solutions to improve your health, supercharge your life, and reach your full potential.

Leadership and Performance

Having worked with top leaders and organizations across all sectors, our expert speakers know what it takes to successfully lead and engage a multi-generational workforce in today’s demanding and competitive marketplace.

Chris Bailey | Productivity and Performance Expert | Bestselling Author, Hyperfocus and The Productivity Project

In our world of distraction, Chris Bailey is the guiding light. He provides practical, tactical advice to increase productivity, better manage our attention, beat procrastination, and re-train our brain to focus amidst the noise. Based on his bestselling books, Chris customizes his talks to meet the needs of his audience, choosing from his arsenal of 25 proven-to-work productivity strategies.

Liane Davey | Expert on Building Effective Teams, Improving Communication, and Increasing Leadership Effectiveness

Known as the “teamwork doctor”, Liane Davey relays her experience working with fortune 500 companies from across the globe, into actionable insights to help leaders foster happier, healthier, and more productive teams. From building a culture of productive conflict, to identifying and tackling toxic behaviour, and inspiring high performance, Liane’s presentations transform how people communicate, connect, and contribute in the office.

Ron Tite | Marketing, Branding, and Creativity Expert

For brands, organizations, and leaders to succeed in today’s busy world, it’s about what you think, what you do, and what you say, according to Ron Tite, an award-winning creative director who has worked with some of the world’s most respected brands. Infused with humour, Ron’s information-packed talks arms leaders with the tools needed to inspire and unite their teams, with the ultimate goal of standing out in today’s battle for attention.

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