How Chris meets specific needs successfully
1. Beat this year’s critical objectives –
Challenge: To focus everyone on next years key deliverables and how to ensure they are achieved, if not beaten.
Keynote Transformation: Interweaving and clarity on forthcoming strategic deliverables with inspiring an new view on individual leadership improvement and a 3 step action plan to implement immediately at personal, team and organisational level aligned to CEOs plan.
Case Study: BD Pharmaceutical System – 120 top global leaders conference, Madrid
US-based BD Group employs 70,000 staff in 50 countries focused on healthcare. Pharmaceutical Systems develops drug delivery systems and was a market leader, but for Peter Nolan the CEO this was not enough. He wanted to go up another gear to beat the competition. Chris was asked to give the top 120 leaders the mindset and actions to start that.
2. Beat key challenges – improving leadership, financial performance, customer focus, brand building
Challenge: To target action on a specific area identified as key to future success.
Keynote transformation: Interweave need for specific action in area, a new perspective on leadership which inspires improving impact on that area and a 3 step action plan to implement immediately aligned to CEOs strategy.
Case Study: Dematic – 150 top global leaders strategy day, Vienna
US-based Dematic is the 2nd largest logistics handling systems supplier with 6000 staff and $3.2bn turnover. To power additional growth, the CEO wanted the leadership team to be able to engage and empower all employees. Chris was asked to deliver a keynote to the top 150 leaders showing them what they could do just with 3 simple steps via “Servant Leadership”. Individual plans followed up post event.
3. Build the future – entrepreneurial transformation
Challenge: To initiate and deliver a significant transformation in the organisation that many people may find very challenging if not frightening.
Keynote transformation: To show that aligned energy from his new approach to leadership everyone will make the new world a reality and enable everyone to build their 3 step action plan to start the journey.
Case Study: Knauf Insulation – top 150 global leaders conference, Vienna
Headquartered in US, Knauf is one of the worlds largest building products suppliers, with 250 plants in 80 countries, Indiana to Malaysia. But Knauf wanted to do more than just make the products, they wanted to get deeper into the value chain with design and fitting. But this needed more entrepreneurial leaders so they asked Chris to help via double keynote – revelation followed by detailed 3 step immediate action plans.
4. Impact with diverse audiences – multi organisational events
Challenge: Some events aren’t for one organisation where its easy to match ideas for action to specific organisational needs. With an
audience of over 1000 from 400+ different organisations how can everyone get relevant inspiration for action appropriate to them and so
make the event successful.
Keynote Transformation: Chris new vision on leadership reveals the power each individual has in their own experience and how they can apply that to the situation
they are in, it enables everyone to create their own 3 step action plan that matches their specific organisation’s needs.
Case Study: Global DIY conference – 1000 delegates
About 1000 delegates from around the world attended the DIY Congress in Stockholm from a wide range of organisations – global powerhouses, eg Bosch, Bunnings, Gardena, those going global, Gorilla Glue to small entrepreneurs. Every person left with an immediate action written down they had shared with colleagues.
Chris’ closing keynote address was outstanding, pulling together all the strands from the Congress and setting out clearly some takeaway points that were extremely relevant, thought-provoking and helpful to all of the top retail leaders present.
CHAIRMAN, WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS, ROME
Chris delivered a great presentation to CEOs and Finance Directors that engaged and challenged their thinking. His powerful business case, proven data and practical ideas for action that deliver return on investment were critical for credibility with this audience. The feedback was excellent and we hope to work with Chris again in the future.
FINANCE PRACTICE HEAD, ETON BRIDGE, LONDON
Chris, in a very simple and straightforward way, explained leadership to us and how to be better in a very engaging way. From my one perspective, Chris has given me a few things to consider, I’m thinking I am going to have to up my game. Very valuable morning. Thanks.
CEO, WOODIES HOME IMPROVEMENT CHAIN, DUBLIN
I was profoundly impacted by the presentation. Thanks so much for inspiring me to be more authentic, take it to my team and be more profitable.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, ALEXANDRA STUDIO JEWELLERY, BERMUDA
The webinar was incredibly well received by everyone. Many senior managers contacted me immediately pledging to action their learning. Chris was clear, crisp with a superb flow throughout the session. I am grateful for such a wonderful session and so is the rest of Tata Communications.
VP EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT, TATA COMMUNICATIONS, INDIA
Chris, I enjoyed your incredibly inspiring seminar at the UK Defence Academy which I continue to use as inspiration for leading my own high performing teams at sea. Tomorrow I am using it as inspiration for a workshop with officers and senior NCOs. We are on operations on the other side of the world for 10 months far from home and on strategic tasking – leading and inspiring people could not be more important.
COMMANDER MARK EVANS
CHIEF WEAPONS OFFICER, HMS ALBION, ROYAL NAVY FLAGSHIP
Chris’ presentation at our CEO & Directors event was fantastic. He really resonated with attendees, who found his session extremely interesting, insightful and inspirational. He also provided attendees with a lot to take away and put into action straight away.
EVENTS MANAGER, HOUSEMARK, LONDON
Chris gave a highly relevant and compelling keynote on Transformational Leadership. It’s never easy to talk to people who might say they already know everything about being a leader, about leadership and challenge thinking. Chris managed it in exemplary fashion and brought new perspectives. The feedback from everyone was hugely complimentary.
LEADERS CLUB, LONDON
I have read books and listened to talks on leadership over many years but without doubt yours was the most inspirational and sensible approach that gave absolute clarity. Your contribution was invaluable to the success of the day. Thank you for your input and outstanding keynote.
COL HELEN SINGH
COMMANDING OFFICER, 306 HOSPITAL SUPPORT REGIMENT, UK
Just had a very inspirational keynote from Chris launching our new Leadership Academy. He broke leadership down into simple components of things people can do anytime. Coupled with his compelling evidence that he gave, it really sets us up to enthusiastically create the culture we need for success.