Keynotes

Rich in content and highly interactive, Sandy’s keynotes provoke deep thought, challenge old paradigms, stimulate meaningful dialogue and spark immediate application. She brilliantly weaves real-world case studies and stories through her presentation with a focus on long-term impact and ‘stickiness’.

ROAR: How to THRIVE IN DISRUPTIVE TIMES

Lessons in resilience from the world-famous San Diego Zoo
We need a new paradigm to equip workers to effectively respond to the demands and stress of accelerated change, radical uncertainty and unprecedented unpredictability – to be resilient – in a changing marketplace. In ROARING WITH PURPOSE, you will get an insider’s guide to how resilient leaders magnetize top talent, spark genius, incubate innovative ideas, and establish a sense of community that creates massive value for all stakeholders.

BE BOLD: HOW WOMEN INFLUENCE CHANGE

When the Dalai Lama said, “The world will be saved by the western woman,” he was acknowledging the growing power women have across the globe to influence change. Changing the business world doesn’t require women become more like men, rather it demands that women own and exercise what have long been regarded as their best leadership abilities – authenticity, connectedness and compassion – because those feminine leadership attributes improve business outcomes and influence change.

RISE UP: HOW WOMEN ADVANCE IN LEADERSHIP

RISE UP gives women leaders the inspiration and tools they need to navigate the change, stress and uncertainty of the demanding workplace. To achieve their goals and maintain quality of life and a lasting sense of fulfillment. Learn why flaws and failures are your greatest asset, explore how to be bolder and more confident and take away practical tools and tips to expand your influence as a woman in leadership.

CORPORATE AGILITY

Corporate agility isn’t a luxury; it is the key to your company’s survival. To thrive in an economy characterized by rapid, unpredictable change, you must reinvent outdated management practices and assumptions about how work gets done. If you don’t you will find yourself rapidly losing ground to competitors. The changing nature of work has enormous implications for how we structure organizations, manage people, and design workplaces. Some organizations are already leveraging the new ways of working; others are struggling to understand what the future means. In today’s business climate only the agile will succeed.

FORK IN THE ROAD: How to lead through change

While most leaders have come to accept that change management is a priority, few organizations have actively integrated change as a core discipline. In fact, two-thirds of large-scale change efforts fail. In FORK IN THE ROAD learn how to cultivate true change embraceability, how to successfully lead your team through change and substantially increase the odds of your change initiative’s success while avoiding change fatigue.

USE YOUR WORD WISELY: How to influence others and produce extraordinary results

The great physician and humanitarian, Albert Schweitzer was once asked, “What does it take to create a life worth leading?” His answer: “The skin of a rhino and the soul of an angel.” When you are willing to speak out and able to withstand criticism from others, when you are boldly honest and radically transparent, you build trust and loyalty. When you use your words wisely you influence others and inspire possibility.