Founder & CEO of futurethink
FutureThink CEO Lisa Bodell ranks among the Top 50 Speakers Worldwide and is the best-selling author of Kill the Company and Why Simple Wins. She’s a global leader on simplification, productivity and innovation, whose keynotes leave audiences inspired to change and arms them with radically simple tools to get to the work that matters. Read More >
Google Presentation: Kill the Company
PcMA Presentation: Create Space for Change & Innovation
Society for Human Resource Management: Thinking Has Become a Daring Act
Never let a crisis go to waste and reinvent your business RIGHT NOW. Read More >
Whether you’re suddenly faced with a burning platform or taking this critical time to slow down and reflect, now is the perfect time to reinvent your business.
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Curiosity is a power skill that drives innovation. And asking Killer Questions shifts the mindset form judging, to learning. Learn how to ask questions that reveal candid information & fixable problems, and illuminate competitive opportunities.
Revolutionize how you think and work. Embrace change and challenge the status quo to drive real transformation. Read More >
Winning innovators embrace change - do you? What holds you and your organization back from better innovating, every day? Too often we’re stuck in the land of the status quo. We’ve forgotten how to think differently, and lack the simple tools to solve problems creatively. The very structures put in place inside organizations to help them grow, all too often hold them back. This keynote is an inspirational call to arms: to start a revolution in how we think and work. If you want people to approach change differently, you have to help them change their approach. Read Less ^
Learn the techniques to eradicate complexity and get back to meaningful work that drives innovative change. Read More >
Unproductive meetings, endless emails, and reports-for-the-sake-of-reporting aren’t the definition of meaningful work—they’re the result of complexity. To create a workplace where there’s actually time and space to innovate, you’ll learn from CEO and TED-talk veteran Lisa Bodell how to become your own chief simplification officer. Get the techniques used by the nimblest of companies to save time, kill rules, and boost productivity on the work that matters. By killing complexity, you’ll increase customer trust, staff retention, and innovate faster. Read Less ^
Innovation happens when diverse ideas are shared — and heard. How are your leaders creating an environment where more voices are included? In this talk, we learn how winning organizations creatively engage diverse audiences, unique perspectives, and build a culture where people can better express their thoughts. You’ll leave with unique techniques to engage a wider range of people and ignite the innovative ideas you need.
"Lisa Bodell is a first-class change agent in the corporate world. She points out the often obvious, but totally ingrained, things that are stifling our companies, then goes on to share her plan for how we can start our own ‘innovation revolution.'"
"Lisa captivated the audience with insightful and well-articulated thoughts about technologies and trends that could transform our industry. Her examples were credible, thought provoking, and, in a very short time, she energized people to be more proactive about shaping our future business environment."
"Lisa is one of the most outstanding presenters I have ever seen. She passionately delivers articulate messages that engage the audience and encourage action on the part of the listener. Something tells me that many of her insights will become essential elements of our culture."
"Over the years, I’ve tried many innovation ‘gurus’ to educate my leadership team. Lisa is the real thing – she’s an expert that also knows how to use both presentation and learning principles to hold an audience’s attention."
"Lisa’s presentations have transformed the way our leaders think of innovation. Lisa provides a mix of practical, easy to use tools and inspiration which has helped to create a new mindset around how to innovate in all parts of our company."
"Lisa’s presentation on innovation was my absolute favorite presentation of our three-day offsite! I now have a totally new way of looking at innovation. I would recommend her and her team to anyone planning an event in a heartbeat."
"Lisa has the winning combination you look for in a keynote speaker – she is insightful, engaging and energetic. She was the top rated speaker at two Google events and inspired our audience to start an innovation revolution."
"Lisa made my leadership team think in new ways and helped us develop winning business ideas right in the room. My team now embraces innovation rather than fearing it."
"Lisa's message is incredibly relevant and compelling. I find her work to be thought provoking, challenging and necessary given today's complex and ever-changing business environment."
“Lisa blew us away. Inspiring and practical. People were up off their feet, laughing and thinking. Cell phones were constantly going up to take pictures of her presentation. She exceeded all expectations.”
“Over the years, I’ve tried many ‘gurus’ to educate our leaders. Lisa is the real thing – she’s inspiring, motivating, practical, and memorable. She ignites the possible with the audience. She was the top rated speaker at our executive events.”
"Lisa made my leadership team think in new ways and helped us develop winning business ideas right in the room. My team now embraces change and innovation rather than fearing it."
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