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Tracey Wilen, Technology Mobile Speaker

Tracey Wilen

    • Researcher and speaker on the impact of technology on society, work, and careers
    • Expert on women in the workplace
    • Speaker on gender and diversity
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Dr. Tracey Wilen Speech Video

Dr. Tracey Wilen Speech Video

Tracey Wilen Speaker Biography


Dr. Tracey Wilen is a researcher and speaker on the impact of technology on society, work, and careers. A former visiting scholar at Stanford University, she has held leadership positions at Apple, HP, Cisco Systems and the Apollo Group. She has been an adjunct professor for California colleges teaching classes in business, technology and women’s workforce topics.

Dr. Wilen has authored or co-authored 13 books, including Career Confusion; 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World (2019) named Bloomberg’s top business book, Digital Disruption; The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in a Digital World (2018). Employed for Life, 21st. Century Career Trends (2014), Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders (2013) and Society 3.0: How Technology Is Reshaping Education, Work, and Society (2012).

She has appeared on CNN, Fox, and CBS News, and in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. She is a regular guest on radio and TV shows across the US as an expert contributor.

Dr. Wilen was named San Francisco Woman of the Year and honored by the San Francisco Business Times as the most Influential Woman in Bay Area Business. She was nominated by Women in Technology (WIT) in 2018 as Women Advocate of the Year. In 2019 she was awarded Influential Women's Advocate in Business award and Best Thought Leadership Business Consultancy award by AI (Acquisition International) Global Media. In 2020 she was awarded the Influential Women's Advocate in Business 2020 & Best Thought Leadership Consultancy Global Business awards by Corp Today Magazine. In 2021 she was selected as Most Influential Women's Advocate in Business 2021 & Most Outstanding Thought Leadership Consultancy 2021 by Global Business Insight Awards

The Future of Work is Now: Virtual Organization case study

The world is in disruption! Companies are at the forefront of rapid and unpredictable change. The continued accelerated pace of technology and competitive forces is causing workplace environments to become more volatile and in need of disruptive leaders, employees to challenge the status quo. The context of work as we know it has changed. Today the new normal is working leading and working from home and it is a new experience for many people. With some planning and personal effort, companies and workers can reap the benefits of remote employment. The session will cover basics such as organization structure, WFH, leadership techniques to more advanced concepts such as creativity, identifying emerging leaders, establishing metrics, and developing talent.

Highlights
• How the nature of work as we know it has changed.
• Distributed and Hybrid Organizations- What’s different?
• A case study of a company business unit Virtual Organization with metrics.
• How to redefine workflow and establish metrics and motivators for distributed teams.
• What leaders can do to ensure a productive virtual team.
• How to identify and develop remote leaders.
• How to ensure employee engagement while WFH
• How you can tap into team creativity while leading from a distance.
• Tips and pointers for leaders, managers, and employees

Working From Home (WFH): The New Normal

WFH is the new normal. Globally many of us are experiencing work remotely, anywhere, permanently and it is a new adjustment. This speech will cover how you can set yourself up for long-term success while working from home.

Speech points will cover:

• How to create structure and a predictable work from home life.
• Zones and spaces, Multi-purpose spaces, swapping zones
• Working with Partners, Spouses, kids at home
• Anxiety and News
• Weekends and time off
• Work, Social, and Life
• Exercise and health
• Attitude
• How not to go nuts

The Future of Work is now. History (Herstory) in the making

The world is in disruption! Organizations are at the forefront of rapid and unprecedented change. The new normal is a distributed workforce, remote workers, running a business, or managing teams from home. We are living through a major turning point in history. What will the history books document about work, innovation, leadership, and women in 2020? During this inspirational speech, Dr. Wilen will share her thoughts on why the future of work is now and the positive outcomes that might last generations moving forward.

Highlights

• Technology- How past technology enables current workplaces to thrive.
• How technology amplifies digital literacy and creating quantum leaps in innovation.
• Talent Management- distributed remote teams are the norm and require different leadership skills.
• Leaders- How to position people for success, embrace creative ideas, and monitor metrics for success.
• The Future of work – The office is so last year.
• Release the zip code and the world of work changes.
• The future of work is now- new economy, digital dexterity, innovation, work reimagined.
• The future is Pink- herstory is today (optional segment for women conferences)

Is it time for a Career Selfie?

There are over 93 million selfies taken every day and this number is growing. Americans spend more time photographing themselves than focusing on their personal career development. One-third of Americans are not financially prepared for retirement and many do not have a plan. Something is wrong with this picture! Is it time to take a career selfie? During this webinar, individuals will learn how to take their own Career Selfie and ensure they are prepared for any job opportunity or career transition.

• The Elevator Pitch - Bump into the CEO in the elevator and don’t know what to say? Learn what an elevator pitch is and how to create one that will ensure you are remembered.
• Personal Brand - You want to stand out at work but your employer doesn’t know you exist? Learn how to develop a personal brand that will fast-track you to your next career move.
• Career Planning – You desire your employees to be more proactive about their personal career planning? During this workshop, we will cover how to plan career timelines and job goals in a 24X7 digital world.
• Pump up your profile – When was the last time you reviewed your resume, social media profiles? Managers do review them. During this session, we will review some techniques to improve your resume and personal profiles.
• Interviews – Do you have an upcoming meeting for a job promotion or a job transfer and are uncertain about what to do? During this session, you will learn basic techniques to help you prepare for your big day.

Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in Technology World.
This presentation is eligible for HRCI, SHRM credits

The world is in disruption! You are at the forefront of rapid change. The continued accelerated pace of technology, and competitive forces is causing workplace environments to become more volatile and in need of disruptive leaders, employees to challenge the status quo, and educators to ensure student readiness. This multimedia presentation focuses on key trends that impact jobs, new skills that are needed today to remain relevant, and how develop disruptive leaders and how to manage your career in a digital world. Using multimedia and current industry examples this speech can be customized to your unique workforce needs. The presentation includes highlights from the book Career Confusion: 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World and Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in a Technology World


• Societal Changes - How globalization and societal forces have created a new workplace.
• Technology Innovations - What technologies are changing the work, skills, education and careers?
• The Future of Work – What will work look like in the future?
• Future Skills – What new skills are required in a digital world?
• The Evolution of Education – How do we shift from a classical world to a digital world?
• The Future of You – How do you help your students be ready for the digital world and employed for life?

 

Gender and Generations drive new forms of leadership
(Keynote speech, 30 - 40 minutes, includes multimedia)

This presentation is eligible for HRCI, SHRM credits

For future leadership, look to women and our younger generation. Research (US) shows women outperform men on most executive competencies. Managers of both genders rate women higher than men on a wide range of leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our younger generations offer new ideas and technologies that have value for organizational advancement. Five generations in the workforce means diverse minds to generate ideas and that can lead to new innovations. This multimedia presentation highlights findings from the book Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

• Future Leaders – How work and leadership are changing, paving the way for new leaders.
• Leadership - Why women’s attributes, skills and characteristics are key to the workforce and leadership roles.
• Generations - How younger generations are driving new leadership practices in the modern workplace.
• Innovation- How a multigenerational diverse workforce can drive innovation by providing a variety of ideas.
• Gender - Why gender matters less and quality leadership means more.
• Skills - What skills and attributes will help future leaders stay more competitive?
• Business Negotiating - Why women are critical at the negotiating table.
• Personal Negotiations - Tips to create your personal success and career roadmap.
• Future - What steps women and men can take to become more innovative leaders?

 

The Future is Pink
(Keynote speech, 30 - 40 minutes, includes multimedia)

For future leadership, look to women. Research shows women outperform men on most executive competencies. Managers of both genders rate women higher than men on a wide range of leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our younger women offer new ideas and technologies that have value for organizational advancement. Five generations in the workforce means diverse minds to generate ideas and that can lead to new innovations. This multimedia presentation highlights findings from the book Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

• Future Leaders – How work and leadership are changing, paving the way for women leaders.
• Leadership - Why women’s attributes, skills and characteristics are key to the workforce and leadership roles.
• Gender - Why gender matters less and quality leadership means more.
• Skills - What skills and attributes will help future leaders stay more competitive?
• Business Negotiating - Why women are critical at the negotiating table.
• Personal Negotiations - Tips to create your personal success and career roadmap.
• Future - What steps women take to become more innovative leaders?

 

Leading out of Legacy: Enhance your leadership style and maximize your diverse workforce to drive innovation
(Keynote speech, 30 - 40 minutes, includes multimedia)

For future leadership, look to a diverse workforce for solutions. Research shows women outperform men on most executive competencies. Managers of both genders rate women higher than men on a wide range of leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our younger generations offer new ideas and technologies that have value for organizational advancement. Five generations in the workforce means diverse minds to generate ideas and that can lead to new innovations. Legacy organizations are in transition and need unique leaders to spearhead the future. This multimedia presentation highlights findings from the books Career Confusion: 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World; Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, and Careers in a Technology World, and Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

• Future Leaders – How work and leadership is changing, paving the way for new leaders.
• Leadership - Why women’s attributes, skills and characteristic are key to the workforce and leadership roles.
• Generations - How younger generations are driving new leadership practices in the modern workplace.
• Innovation- How a multigenerational diverse workforce can drive innovation by providing a variety of ideas.
• Skills - What skills will help future leaders stay more competitive and help transition legacy firms?
• Future - What steps women and men can take to lead organizations out of legacy?

 


Career Confusion

The workforce is disrupted and this is creating Career Confusion. Career Confusion looks at how forces have changed the nature of work and created a requirement for a new set of skills and also skill gaps. Organizations need to evaluate training requirements and approaches for jobs and individuals. The speech also discusses career planning, talent management, and job pursuit in the modern world with suggestions on what can be done at each stage. Using multimedia and current industry examples this speech can be customized to your unique workforce needs. The presentation includes highlights from the books Career Confusion: 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World and Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, and Careers in a Technology World.

• Forces impacting the workplace – What forces are changing the workplace?
• Technology Innovations – how is technology are changing industry, work, skills and career paths?
• Future Skills – What new skills are required in a digital world?
• Organization Leadership – How do we shift our organization from a classical world to a digital world?
• Is it time for a Career Selfie? – Who do you prepare yourself and your employees for the future?

 

 

 

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