FIND COURAGE IN CRISIS TO TRANSFORM UNCERTAINTY INTO OPPORTUNITY
Unlock the potential of remote teams to use disruption to do business better
No one is immune to fear. Yet in the midst of change and uncertainty, only those who’ve learned to lead with courage can harness the potential in themselves and others to turn uncertainty into opportunity, gain competitive edge and do business better.
Drawing on 25 years working with organizations globally plus the latest research, Margie will embolden your people to step up to the leadership plate, in more wholehearted ways, to lead through change with greater clarity, confidence and courage.
Engage remote teams around a big Why that fosters shared purpose, unlocks ingenuity and dismantles change resistance
Reframe ambiguity to make better decisions, faster amid VUCA
Identify blind spots and foster a risk-ready mindset
Harness ‘emotional contagion’ to build psychological safety, nurture diversity and expand collective change-agility
Create resilience rituals that expand bandwidth and behavioral agility to thrive under pressure
BUILD HIGH TRUST TEAMS THAT EMBOLDEN EVERYONE TO LEAN IN & LEAD
Exceptional leaders liberate the boldest thinking to produce the strongest outcomes
The greatest threat to any organization is the fear that stifles ingenuity, fuels risk aversion and drives highly capable, creative people to play it safe and make short-sighted, over-cautious decisions.
Harnessing the human capital in your organization has never been more critical. Embedding the value of courage within an organizational culture sets it up for competitive edge, greater agility, stronger engagement and improved performance in today’s VUCA global marketplace.
Only leaders who have found their courage to embrace vulnerability and show up authentically can build the psychological safety net required to harness the potential in others, grow high-trust teams that collaborate across silos and tap the full value of diversity in their ranks.
Drawing on the latest ideas in leadership and neuroscience, Margie will share a powerful research-backed framework to equip leaders to foster a culture of courage that emboldens disruptive thinking to ensure organizations remain competitive in an increasingly uncertain, globalized and accelerated world.
Create unconscious inclusion that harnesses the full value of diversity
Build the loyal cohesion needed to challenge outdated paradigms that stifle innovation
Engage people around a compelling Why that unlocks a deep sense of shared purpose
Identify blind spots and foster a risk-ready growth mindset
Role model decisiveness amid uncertainty and ambiguity
Counter the unconscious forces that undermine change initiatives, inhibit crucial conversations and stifle bold disruptive thinking
COMMUNICATE TO AMPLIFY IMPACT
Harness the power of conversations to grow, learn and thrive
The hardest conversations are often the most critical yet too often the issues that most need to be addressed aren’t. Research shows that over 80% of workers are avoiding at least one uncomfortable conversation at work — a conversation they know they need to hold but are dreading.
In this insightful, interactive and powerful program, Margie deep dives into the DNA of communication, sharing a framework of how to engage in the crucial and courageous conversations needed for individuals, teams and organizations to learn, grow and thrive.
Attendees will learn practical frameworks and skills they can apply immediately to:
Bridge organizational silos and get everyone pulling behind the same mission
Address conflict and build collaboration
Provide constructive feedback in ways that produce optimal outcomes
Speak with greater authority, presence and impact
Listen beyond what is being said to get to the heart of issues that derail
Text or talk: discern the right mode for communication and avoid the pitfalls of hiding behind technology
Express anger without insult and disagree without being disagreeable
Build a culture of accountability and manage conflicting commitments with integrity
EXPAND ‘BANDWIDTH’ TO THRIVE UNDER PRESSURE & AMID UNCERTAINTY
Resilience isn’t we have, it’s what we do. Responding to challenges with greater resiliency in ways that foster creativity, maintain optimism and promote self-efficacy is vital to mental wellbeing and securing competitive edge.
Disrupt default ‘fight or flight’ response to keep anxiety at bay and
Embed ‘resilience rituals’ into daily routines to bring their ‘best selves’ to work
Harness emotional contagion to spread calm and ‘can-do’ optimism
Play from strengths to build self-trust, beat self-doubt and thrive under pressure
Harness neuro-linguistics to re-channel stress in positive ways
BRAVE LEADERSHIP: RETHINK RISK, EMBRACE DISCOMFORT & LEAD FROM POSSIBILITY
How exceptional leaders harness the potential in themselves and others
Empower your leaders with a deeper sense of purpose, passion, courage and confidence. Drawing on the latest research in leadership and neuroscience, plus interviews with some of the world’s most respected change makers, Margie will get to the heart of what undermines leadership effectiveness, sharing science-based strategies to:
Engage people around a compelling ‘Why’ that taps ingenuity and counters anxiety
Foster a ‘risk-ready’ growth mindset to thrive under pressure and fail forward faster
Identify blind spots that undermine effective decision making
Embrace vulnerability to engage in the crucial conversations too often avoided
CULTURE OF COURAGE: HARNESS THE FULL FORCE OF INGENUITY AND COLLABORATION TO MAKE CHANGE STICK
Build psychological safety to foster engagement, loyal disruption and bold thinking
The greatest threat to organizational growth and change is the fear that stifles ingenuity, fuels risk aversion and drives highly capable people to make short-sighted decisions. Margie will share powerful research-backed frameworks to equip leaders with strategies for cultivating a ‘culture of courage’ that harnesses human capital, encourages the disruptive thinking needed to find opportunity amid change and uncertainty.
Counter the unconscious biases that derail most change initiatives
Build the ‘loyal disruption’ needed to challenge outdated paradigms that stifle innovation
Create unconscious inclusion that harnesses the full value of diversity
Foster the growth mindset to ‘fail forward’ and innovate faster
MAKE YOUR MARK: DARE TO MAKE THE DIFFERENCE YOUR DIFFERENCE MAKES
Finding the courage to pursue the boldest vision for your life
One of the key regrets of the dying is that they lived too safe and risked too little. In this inspiring keynote, Margie will draw on her diverse life experiences and hard won wisdom to inspire your audience to take action to live bigger, braver and more meaningful lives.
Power and presence: Align your language, focus and physiology to bring your best self to your biggest challenges
Three questions to discover your ‘Why’ and live on purpose
Quiet your inner critic and get comfortable being uncomfortable
Upgrade your mental maps to get back ‘on course’
Forget perfect: How to get off your own back and begin anew
BRAVE WOMEN RISING: UNLEASHING THE FORCE OF FEMININE LEADERSHIP
For women who want to do more & be more but too often doubt they can
Despite the compelling case to have more women seated at decision-making tables, too few still are. The reasons for the ‘leaky pipeline’ are many and the solutions complex, yet one thing is certain: empowering women to challenge gender norms and step into their power as change makers is not just the right thing to do, it’s commercially smart. Margie will draw on her PhD research and personal experiences of challenging gender norms to provide strategies to:
Align the three fundamentals of power to speak with impact, power and presence
Embrace authentic leadership to counter gender bias and double-binds
Identify your blind spots that fuel imposter syndrome and perpetuate self-doubt
Sponsors and mentors: diversifying your network to open crucial doors
Elevate the sisterhood: amplify the collective female voice