My purpose is to Activate Extraordinary Potential. My mission is to positively shape the thinking and actions of the world through courageous action. I am fascinated by the creative relationship between people, strategic change and how the two interact. I believe we all have powerful untapped potential within us, waiting to be discovered and unleashed. I believe when we tap into our inner courage anything can be achieved.
I am the Founder, CEO of Be Courageous, the global, digital first, business consultancy, unlocking the breakthroughs necessary in culture, strategy, technology and Innovation to build and transform the world’s most ambitious and courageous leaders and brands.
I have collectively advised, facilitated, trained and keynoted over 2500+ sessions to more than 500+ brands in over 20+ countries across a broad range of industries and cultures. I am driven to help deliver global organizations and their leaders to breakthroughs, solving complex challenges and creating and managing change.
I am co founder of Digitized.Live, Adjunct faculty with Singularity University in the areas of Innovation, Strategy, Exponential Leadership and Exponential Enterprises. I am a member of the Forbes Business Council for San Francisco. I hold a BA in Marketing and Design. I am a certified Master practitioner of NLP in both North America and Europe; a Master Practitioner of TRIZ problem-solving, analysis and forecasting in patterns of invention in global patent literature; I hold a master certification in innovation facilitation and training.
I am a featured writer, guest lecturer and keynote speaker. Apart from helping the growth and transformation in others, I am a performing and recording musician and compete in Ironman triathlons.
Previously, I held positions of: Partner at Lippincott owned by Oliver Wyman, Head of Employee Experience at Old Navy Global, Senior Director of Innovation Capacity and Organizational Effectiveness at GAP inc, Principal and Head of West Coast division of Synecticsworld, Co founder of Bamboo (Acquired and Integrated into Synectics), Founder of Dynamik Design (Acquired and integrated into Altran).
Global Trends Overview
A key competency for the Future leaders of any organization is to observe, analyze, assess and take action on the global trends that are reshaping, transforming and impacting our businesses, societies, economies, cultures, and personal lives. In this interactive talk we will provide the insights to develop an understanding of the implications, influences, and opportunities of the Key Mega trends that are advancing our integration and hyper connectivity with technology, increasing society standards, disrupting and fragmenting politics, shifting economic powers, impacting the importance of environmental focus, and other key drivers that are redefining our future world. From Next Gen Workforce, Technology Breakthroughs, Increased lifespan, Emerging economies, Transparency, Digitization, to Increased strain on planetary resources, Sharing economy, Industry consolidation, Rapid Urbanization and more. Understanding these disruptive forces will allow leaders and their organizations to prepare, create, and invest more effectively. The future is for the courageous.
Activating Exponential Change
Altitudes of Leadership – leading transformation
Leading with courage
Leading digital transformation – Moving from analogue to digital
Path to Purpose
Mastering creative problem solving
Untethered – mastering the mindset for an exponential future
Activating 10X Leadership
Activating 10X Enterprise
Introduction to Exponentials – from scarcity to abundance
How to thrive in a digital world
Change Mapping – Unlock corporate transformation
Becoming a challenge culture – Learn through doing
The power of creative thinking
Breakthrough impossible with design thinking
From SME to Global growth
Living with purpose – setting and achieving courageous milestones
Advance through Disruption – unlock breakthrough thinking
Disrupting internal business units