Cheryl Cran provides data and strategies to inspire leaders to drive transformation in a fast paced world and to create the future workplace TODAY! The future workplace Cheryl envisions is one of shared leadership, innovative collaboration, where everyone is consistently adding value for employees and customers. Cheryl’s research focuses on the future of work, change management, and technological innovation. Cheryl is the author of six books including, the newest, The Art of Change Leadership – Driving Transformation In a Fast Paced World. Cheryl has worked with global brands such as AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Gartner, TEDX, Bell, Mass Mutual, Manulife, and more. In choosing to work with Cheryl, audiences will learn to take action towards creating an extraordinary future. Clients enjoy increased engagement, increased leadership abilities and increased business results.
Lead with 2020 Vision: Building the Workplace of the Future Today
What will leaders and their teams have to do to thrive today and beyond to the year 2020? Today’s
challenges include ongoing global change, technological innovation and changing workplace dynamics.
Employee engagement, creating leaders for the future, attracting and retaining top talent are all elements that are rapidly changing and impacting the way we work and how we need to change to meet the challenges of the future workplace today.
This keynote will provide researched global business insights, thought-provoking, creative, leading-edge ideas and strategies on how leaders can take immediate action to increase team buy-in, adaptability and execution NOW as we head towards 2020.
Cheryl’s style is high energy and interactive, she presents relevant research and her presentations always have fun movie clips and music. Cheryl is well known for delivering the “WOW” Factor.
Lead Change in a Fast Paced and Technological Workplace
This change leadership keynote is for everyone because “everyone is a leader!” Everyone is working in times of intense technological innovation and dealing with ongoing change.
The key is how to inspire and engage everyone to be “leaders of change” and to dynamically increase innovation, collaboration and success for everyone and for the business overall.
This keynote focuses on how each individual can harness their own inner abilities to lead change and personal leadership in a positive and proactive way.
Upgrade Your Leadership OS (Operating System)
We are living in a time of fast-paced transformation and YOU are the transformers!
The key skills needed in these fast moving times are the ability to think fast, make prudent decisions quickly, test innovative ideas and to collaborate with fast responsiveness. Think about it, we keep upgrading our technologies and as technology speeds up we need our thinking to be upgraded too!
In this “evolutionary” keynote you will learn how your thinking and your mindset can impact the speed with which you and your team are able to respond and create. Imagine if you were able to download a new version of thinking that would allow you to move faster and get results more quickly. This keynote provides insight into the “how” to do just that.
Maximizing Collaboration and Innovation in Multi Generational Teams
Leaders and teams don’t want to hear about what makes the generations different anymore, they want to know HOW to leverage collaboration and innovation among the multi-generational teams.
Newer research indicates that in the past few years as Gen Y’s/Millennials impact the workplace there is a higher need for valuing the differences of each of the generations and to find ways to work together synergistically.
This keynote is tactical and practical and provides ideas and strategies on “what” and “how” each individual can increase his or her own ability to leverage generational intelligence to increase innovation and results.
(R)evolutionary Future Skills Keynotes
What is the best investment an organization can make to prepare for the future of work today and achieve unparalleled success? Advance the Resourcefulness of its People! Adaptive, Innovative People Who Are Excited and Engaged, and Are the Key to a Thriving Organization.
Cheryl has researched and participated in many human potential programs in search of bettering herself and also in search of the latest techniques for improving leadership performance.
The work of Dr. Donald Epstein is by far the most advanced and the most integrated concepts/teachings she has come across in the past 20 years. Cheryl has collaborated with Epstein Technologies to bring the concepts and applications to the business world.
The companies who will be interested in these programs will have the following ideologies in common:
- Fast-paced, highly technological and dynamic
- The CEO recognizes the need for leaders to have “superhuman OS” to lead change effectively
- The leaders have had leadership training AND they are ready for the highest level of leadership tools available
- The leaders recognize that they need ‘human resourcefulness’ in order to create a company that provides shared value for its employees and its customers
- The company is focused on ‘reorganizing’ to provide added value consistently to employees and clients
Finding and Keeping Good People in the Age of Robotics, Remote Workers and Increasing Competition
We are in a war for talent. Fortune 500 CEOs surveyed state that even with the age of robotics they are planning to continue to seek and hire talented people well into 2020 and beyond. The competition for attracting top talent is increasing, and as quickly as people are being hired and trained other industries are approaching and poaching talent.
What can you do? In this keynote, you will find out how to attract top talent and how to retain them.
Personal High Performance Keynote
We are all working in a rapid-fire change reality. It can be a challenge to have the stamina, the energy and the passion to keep growing and going!
Through research and leadership development solutions, Cheryl has tapped into the secret of creating on-going extraordinary results and increasingly better performance. What’s the secret? “Everyone is a Leader” AND everyone needs to increase his or her Passion, Energy and Personal Power individually in order to create the extraordinary, sustainable positive change and growth collectively.
This keynote provides solid research, insights and evolutionary tools to help individuals to increase energy, reignite passion and step into the next level of personal power.
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Upgrade Your Leadership OS
“Cheryl was a guest expert at our annual leadership conference – she presented on change leadership and recruiting talent. At a high level we found Cheryl’s approach, rapport with the leadership team and models she presented were exactly in line with our goals for conference. The end result is that it left us with wanting to know more about the change cycle and to look more closely at how to better support our leaders to be flexible and agile with ongoing change. We look forward to working with Cheryl again.”
“At our annual staff event, Cheryl delivered an inspirational and informative keynote address on the future of work and its impact on us. She worked closely with us to customize her address to ensure it was meaningful and relevant to our staff. Cheryl’s talk was provocative and delivered with positive energy.”
“Cheryl worked with the City Clerk’s Office on our first city-wide retreat. The retreat focused on the broad topics of innovation and leadership change. We invited speakers to our retreat that were both internal and external customers to our organization. The best thing about working with Cheryl is that in addition to being warm, energetic resourceful and interactive, she knew how to pull all the elements together to make the retreat meaningful to participants. Cheryl’s expertise and effort could be seen in the pre-planning of the event and during the day-and-half long retreat. During the retreat, Cheryl was masterful in tying together and relating the different presentations into a coherent and meaningful program, as well as enticing new ideas and viewpoints from her participants.”