Leadership at Speed of Light - managing rapidly changing events

What is Leadership? Styles, Leadership Keynotes

Leadership, managing rapid change in a globalized digital world. High velocity decision making with multiple strategies for growth in different circumstances. The world is changing faster than you can hold a board meeting. Shortened production cycles. Accelerating change and business transformation. Examples from Tetrapak manufacturing and food packaging. Viral events, economic chaos and crisis. Managing multiple risks. How lucky are you in business? Being prepared for the unexpected. Contingency planning.

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Better Corporate Image: how to communicate better with customers, media and shareholders

Marketing keynotes, Brands, Consumers, Big Data

Messages aimed at customers or shareholders are often in conflict, and this is becoming a major challenge for brand management, marketing and media relations. In the past one could keep messages separate but in a web-enabled world they collide in embarrassing and counter-productive ways. Here are two diametrically opposed core messages from an insurance company.... and how they could do much better.

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Future Oil Prices - Energy Industry Trends and Growth of Solar Power

Future Energy - and Oil Industry Trends - Keynotes

Future energy prices and impact on alternative power generation.

Siemens technology to carry power thousands of kilometres with low power loss, using direct current rather than alternating current.

Opportunity to power Europe from Sahara Desert or whole of America from Arizona desert. Innovations in power storage eg using national networks of electric car batteries. Conference keynote lecture by Patrick Dixon, for Red Prairie, audience of logistics...

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Why outsourcing is going into reverse - manufacturing and logistics

Manufacturing Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain

Outsourcing and offshoring - how economic arguments are changing with high inflation in India and China together with exchange rate shifts - which all mean higher prices for outsourced manufacturing operations than in the past. Reversal of offshoring and outsourcing to reduce risk, increase velocity, improve agility, shorten product development cycles, improve speed to market.

Improving supply chain management in complex operations. Example of Audi motor manufacturing -- difficulties in providing customized vehicles rapidly without shorter supply chains. Conference keynote lecture by Patrick Dixon, for Red Prairie, audience of logistics and supply chain executives.

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How to change the world - leadership skills, management trainingr

Human Resources, Work-Life, Workplace Keynotes

Connect with all passions people have and they will follow you to the ends of the earth.

Questions and answers following presentation on leadership, team motivation, change management in public services. Show how teams make a difference, save lives, improve the environment. Win war for talent.

Believe in your teams. Human resources, recruitment, team management, development and staff training. Keynote presentation for Welsh Parliament, public sector workers.

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Leadership Skills: why trust in leaders is not enough.

What is Leadership? Styles, Leadership Keynotes

Trust is not enough to create great leadership. All strong leaders create trust but also provide vision, direction, purpose, sense of mission -- around which followers unite, forming powerful and effective teams. Management tools only work when vision is clear, strategy is accepted as the way foreward. Otherwise teams become demotivated, lack focus and deviate from the priorities of senior leadership.Show how teams make a difference, save lives, improve the environment. Win war for talent. Believe in your teams. Human resources, recruitment, team management, development and staff training. Presentation for Welsh Parliament.

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How People Movements Change the World - ACET AIDS Foundation story - HIV prevention and care

What is Leadership? Styles, Leadership Keynotes

How people movements change the world. ACET is an international AIDS foundation, started by Dr Patrick Dixon, author of AIDS Action book. ACET AIDS care and prevention programmes are in Ireland, UK, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, S Africa and other parts of the world. Fighting HIV stigma, gender-based violence, discrimination, ignorance...and fear. Encouraging access to HIV testing and treatment, teaching healthy living and appropriate sexual behavior, reducing drug addiction, assisting orphans and vulnerable children.

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Teams with passion and vision: leadership tools, motivation, management

Human Resources, Work-Life, Workplace Keynotes

Life is too short to spend on projects that can't deliver because badly designed don't matter, or with people who will not change or on programmes without real purpose. Staff engagement -- Gallup research, linked to customer satisfaction, team performance, profits, business growth, reducing staff turnover. How to increase team commitment, loyalty, engagement. How to predict performance of teams -- and manage failing teams to become successful teams. Friendship at work increases team morale, commitment, passion for change. Leadership styles and impact on team performance. Non-hierarchical leadership -- based on personal values, vision, sense of mission.

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How to motivate people to do unpopular jobs

Human Resources, Work-Life, Workplace Keynotes

Example of ServiceMaster -- motivating cleaners, janitors, rest room attendants. How to inspire and motivate people in poorly paid service jobs: encouraging self-confidence, morale, self-esteem. Show how teams make a difference, save lives, improve the environment. Win war for talent. Believe in your teams. Human resources, recruitment, team management, development and staff training. Presentation for Welsh Parliament, public sector worker voluntary sector, charities, nurses, doctors, health care workers, council workers. Other themes: leadership, change management, organisation, service delivery and customer satisfaction.

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