Future of Cars: auto industry trends. Robot drivers, e-vehicles, flying cars - keynote speaker

Future of Marketing - key messages, seconds before start of my marketing keynote - VIDEO

Future of Personalised Mailings. Totally customised high speed print, programmatic marketing keynote- VIDEO

Next-generation print marketing - programmatic printing, integrated marketing - keynote speaker VIDEO

Totally personal books: future of book printing, customisation, short print runs. Publishing keynote VIDEO

Future of Programmatic Marketing. Integrate print and e-marketing. Futurist keynote speaker VIDEO

Feed Your Gut Microbes! Huge impact of nutrition on health and Microbiome. Futurist health keynote VIDEO

Trust is the most important thing you sell - health marketing keynote speaker - Dr Patrick Dixon - VIDEO

How to get timing right in business - new products and services.Innovation. Futurist keynote speaker - VIDEO

Sustainable energy in cities: Green Tech - Combined Heat and Power (CHP) vital role. Keynote Speaker - VIDEO

Future of Animal Health: vets, pets and farming for Boehringer Ingleheim by Futurist Keynote Speaker - VIDEO

Future Cancer Treatment: expect rapid improvement. Futurist keynote for Pfizer by Dr Patrick Dixon - VIDEO

How to make things happen, connect with Passion and Purpose. Motivational Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Future of Motivation and Management - hundreds of articles / videos and keynote conference presentations on motivational and management issues. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best-known motivational speakers, has worked with hundreds of the world's largest companies and has been ranked one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today. Patrick Dixon has taught on Executive Education programmes at seven business schools, including a wide variety of Executive Education programmes at London Business School since 1999 (as a Fellow, Centre for Management Development). Author of 16 books including "Building a Better Business - better management, marketing and motivation". Patrick has worked with several hundred of the world's largest corporations, often at board level or with global leadership teams, motivating teams to change. Clients include Google, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Accenture, Deloitte, Microsoft, BP, Siemens, UBS, Credit Suisse, Phillips, GSK and AT&T. Patrick Dixon has given motivational keynotes on change management, business transformation and global trends at events in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific. What is the secret of all human motivation?  How to connect with passion and purpose. What is management? How can we manage business growth more effectively? Keys to effective change management. How to motivate your team to drive high performance.

 

Why most Change Management fails to deliver. Truth about better ways to make things happen - change management keynote speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Over 230,000 views of this video - recorded some time ago but the message is just as important today.  Because human nature has not changed - even though the pace of life has increased, together with the scale and complexity of opportunities and risks globally.

Also read the full article. Every year billions of dollars are wasted trying to make people change the way they work.  Resistance to change is a number one killer of healthy corporations.  Boards may spend days, weeks or months approving a battle plan, and executive teams work hard to flesh out the details, often running up huge consultancy bills in the process. But all too often the result is disappointing: little or nothing seems to happen, even though the underlying threats are growing more serious. So why is Change Management, which is such a huge money-spinner for management consultants, such a huge source of angst for business leaders?

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The Future of Motivation at Work: Management Video - keynote speaker on better ways to motivate teams

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

"Connect with all the passions people have: they will follow you wherever you go". Over 340,000 views of this video - recorded some time ago by sharply relevant today. Why many companies are being hit by a motivation crisis. Old motivational tools don't work any more. How personal commitment has changed.

What it means for managers who want to make things happen. How to win the war for talent and build great teams. People are passionate - but mainly about life outside of work. "Work-life balance" tells us that most people think work is opposite of life. Need a world-class motivational keynote speaker? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

Read more: The Future of Motivation at Work: Management Video - keynote speaker on better ways to motivate teams

   

Secret of Rapid Change Management and Transformation - how to make things happen fast and why most change management programmes fail

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Secret of change management: why most change management programmes fail and how to transform your organisation rapidly. Better Ways to Make Things Happen - Extract from “Building a Better Business” by Patrick Dixon. The secret of change management is winning people over and making them enthusiastic drivers of business transformation. Radical change happens instantly without a change management programme when everyone sees the crisis and knows what to do eg fire breaking out in a big HQ. Need a world-class change management keynote speaker for your event? Phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

Read more: Secret of Rapid Change Management and Transformation - how to make things happen fast and why most change management programmes fail

   

What is Change Management? How to Drive Growth by making the right things happen on time and on budget. Why most change management programmes fail

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

What is change management? Every year billions of dollars are wasted on change management programmes - trying to make people change the way they work.  Resistance to change is a number one killer of healthy corporations.

Past decades are littered with the debris of failed corporations that had the wrong products, wrong services or were unable to compete because of archaic management structures, out-of-date systems and bad decisions.

But making things happen differently inside a big organization is a huge challenge.

Read more: What is Change Management? How to Drive Growth by making the right things happen on time and on budget. Why most change management programmes fail

   

Building a Better Business - book - and the $20,000 challenge

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Dr Patrick Dixon's latest book on the future of marketing, management and motivation.

"One of the most stimulating and challenging reads in this field for a very long time" - Sir Digby Jones, Director-General CBI.

Dr Dixon has been ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today (Thinkers 50 - 2005).

Enter the $20,000 Building a Better Business Challenge.

Discover how to create a better future - AND make a profit at the same time.

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How to persuade people to cut costs and be more efficient - motivation for cost cutting, redundancies - MUST be built on vision of a much better future

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

The only reliable long-term way to motivate teams to control their costs is to show them how much better things will be if they do so.

Better for them, better for others in the organisation, better for those the organisation seeks to help (clients or customers), better for shareholders, and better for the community as a whole.

Fail to motivate postively - and all that is left as a tool is fear.  How to connect with the passions people have - even in tough times.

Read more: How to persuade people to cut costs and be more efficient - motivation for cost cutting, redundancies - MUST be built on vision of a much better future

   

How to change your world! Manage teams, transform public sector workers: personal story as a physician, philanthropist and entrepreneur

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

How to make things happen. Personal story from cancer doctor to starting an international AIDS charity, to bringing change inside large organisations. Successes and failures and how we learn from them. Patrick Dixon - conference keynote speaker -- presentation for Welsh Parliament to public sector workers - police officers, fire service, local councils, municipal authorities, teachers, social workers, health visitors, care assistants, community officers, health and safety advisors, government contractors and service providers. Changing culture, challenging structures and attitudes. Story of ACET -- AIDS Care Education and Training and how Patrick Dixon started the AIDS organization.

Read more: How to change your world! Manage teams, transform public sector workers: personal story as a physician, philanthropist and entrepreneur

   

Managing Huge Risks: Wild Cards, Leadership Growth Strategy, Risk Management and how to be successful in your own business

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Risk management, managing uncertainty, wild cards, black swans, agile leadership. Reputational risk, financial risk, business disruption, supply chain risk, sudden events, climate risks, political risks, marketing risk, exchange rate risks, credit or banking risis, inflation risks, deflation risks, competitor risk and legal or compliance risk.

Read more: Managing Huge Risks: Wild Cards, Leadership Growth Strategy, Risk Management and how to be successful in your own business

   

Personal and corporate espionage - how to keep your company secrets secure - spying at work and how to prevent it

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

"Spying at Work -- espionage, who, how, why, how to stop it" Surveillance is getting easier. The other day I was lecturing to twenty senior executives from a major international high technology company on the future. During a fast moving multimedia presentation, I bugged one of the participants. Right under their noses. The device was able to transmit up to a mile. Even with a receiver the participants were unable to decide who was carrying the transmitter. Everyone could hear the sound of his or her own breathing. They were shocked.

Read more: Personal and corporate espionage - how to keep your company secrets secure - spying at work and how to prevent it

   

Drug Testing in the Workplace - why drug testing saves lives and reduces risks of bad decisions. Ethical and privacy issues

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Why pressures are growing for random drug testing at work - to save accidents and loss of life, and to improve performance. With 8% of all UK adults dependent on alcohol or illegal drugs, workpace drug testing is now an important but controversial issue. On current trends within two years it will be almost impossible for recreational drug users to get a job with larger companies.

Read more: Drug Testing in the Workplace - why drug testing saves lives and reduces risks of bad decisions. Ethical and privacy issues

   

Surviving the future - managing through economic chaos, recession and other major challenges

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Managing through the downturn

Many CEOs I know are feeling battered and bruised right now. Hit by one event after another, there’s little time to regroup or reflect, and the top of a corporation can be a lonely place. Profit warnings, share price pressures, painful layoffs and great geopolitical uncertainties can sweep away even the most comprehensive strategies – and that’s despite outstanding management over many years.

Article published June 2002 - but also applies in 2012

Read more: Surviving the future - managing through economic chaos, recession and other major challenges

   

Why corporate and social responsibility is now a number 1 success and risk issue for every large company. CSR Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Shifts in public opinion wrong-footed many multinationals, now needing to prove strong commitment to responsible and ethical business practice.

Winners and losers in the values revolution.

How to make a business case for corporations doing the right thing - even if senior leaders are reluctant.

Can ethical behavior translate into profitable success?

Where should every corporation get their values from and the ultimate ethical test.

Read more: Why corporate and social responsibility is now a number 1 success and risk issue for every large company. CSR Keynote Speaker

   

Corporate responsibility: how to persuade business leaders that CSR really matters to future profits and survival. Making the business case for business ethics and social responsibility

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

How to make business case for increased corporate and social responsibility (CSR?).  Show your board examples of how market share has grown because of strong corporate values. Prove business case of corporate and social responsibility, by showing impact on bottom line, market share, brand strength, corporate image, war for talent, retention and recruitment.

CSR reduces risk of reputational damage. Should be part of the air we breathe. Sustainability is good example where energy savings mean extra profits while saving planet.

Read more: Corporate responsibility: how to persuade business leaders that CSR really matters to future profits and survival. Making the business case for business ethics and social responsibility

   

Virtual Teamwork and Global Leadership - archive

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Archive from 1999 but very relevant today.

* Virtual Teamwork is about managing people at a distance using technology.
* Virtual Teamwork can produce travel cost reductions of up to 50% with huge gains in team productivity and morale.
* Virtual Teamwork can be a high risk strategy unless corporations are committed, and requires significant investment in technology as well as in team training.
* Virtual Teamwork means maintaining close working relationships with colleagues in many different locations, without the need for as many meetings as traditionally needed.

Read more: Virtual Teamwork and Global Leadership - archive

   

Discover Your Future: Key Trends, Futurist Keynotes, Industry Forecasts

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Make Change Happen Faster - Motivational Speaker

Welcome to your FUTURE - select drop down menu at top of page for your topic / industry. 

* 15.5 million visitors, 6 million video views, conference keynotes by Patrick Dixon, Chairman Global Change Ltd, ranked in the past as one of 20 most influential business thinkers alive today (Thinkers 50), Futurist author of 16 books including The Future of Almost EverythingFuturewise, Building a Better Businesss and Sustainagility with 52,000 Twitter followers, 700,000 links to this site. He has worked with over 400 of the world's largest corporations. Book an event with Patrick Dixon, one of the world's best known Futurist keynote speakers.

   

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