More than ever the world is full of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. Forcing us to work in more fluent teams where different people need to take the lead at different times.
What will be expected of your workforce to ensure they can encourage, collaborate and inspire.
Another skill that will be essential as organisations navigate through from the damage done by COVID-19 is critical thinking. As businesses, we need people who can objectively evaluate information from diverse sources to determine what is credible and needs to be valued. Not all information should be trusted but organisations will need to rely on critical thinking to understand what information should inform decision-making.
Steps to make each department more tech savy and applying systems that promote efficiency. Companies that understand business trends and shifting customer needs will at all times be at an advantage, companies must use data
effectively to predict decisions. Is your organisation equipped to do this and what type of skills will be needed for the future, a future with an advantage?
One thing is for certain, the ways companies operate and work are going to change. The world was already changing at a rapid pace now even faster. Can your staff adapt and be flexible? No more jobs for life the future workforce fill multiple roles with multiple reports. What do you need to know and prepare for your organisation to be flexible and adaptable to different challenges you face?
Human creativity, innovation and a culture that allows it might be the life blood of your organisation needs. Businesses need to innovate
and be creative and come up new ways to make and increase revenue. (like Mercedes Fl that have shifted from making racing cars to
innovative breathing aids) You need your staff to innovate and dream up new ways to do things to stay relevant.
RemoteWorkQ to measure self-reported behavioural tendencies in competency areas that are important to performing effectively in remote work environments across three competency areas:
• Work Relationships
• Work Habits
• Self-Development & Well-Being
Every day we make emotionally charged decisions. We feel plan A is better than plan B and we sometimes make choices based on our emotions or gut feelings. When we understand the origin and source of these emotions, especially when working in a team we are more attuned to each other. With globalization, emotional intelligence is more significant than ever when teams are cross-cultural and global, increasing the complexity of interactions of emotions and how they are expressed.
Our 7 experts on the conference
Hylton Gudmanz is a Business Resilience Specialist and Executive Coach, specialising in sustainable relevance. He advises leaders on innovative leadership strategies. Active on three continents, for more than 15 years, He holds a master’s degree in Personal and Professional Leadership from the University of Johannesburg
Gaoretelelwe Molebalwa is a certified Edward de Bono Creativity Trainer, with Innovation Management certification from Stanford University and former Innovation Champion at Standard Bank. Received Best Innovative Idea - Standard Bank IT innovation Challenge 2014. Having introduced Creativity concepts in Entrepreneur based environment and some of the blue chip companies, he has made a significant contribution to the development of strategic goals in different organisations.
Andrew Tsuro Global Future Leaders alumni, is an experienced Corporate Behavioural Skills Facilitator who empowers leaders to use behaviours to realize results in professional and organizational development. His work credits includes mentoring Communication and Leadership Development programmes at General Electric SA and Mercedes-Benz SA among others, with certified profiency in Persuasive Influence, Leadership Development and Visionary Communication.
Harmony Mothibe assists companies to integrate Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Chatbots into their business process to help them improve productivity, efficiency and provide an exceptional experience to their customers. He was invited by United Nations as an expert to participate in a Group of Government Experts convention on Lethal Autonomous Weapon System and also part of panel discussion on Entrepreneurial Perspectives on Emerging Technologies in the Field of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems.
Natasha Bell has 18-year experience across all areas of talent including full talent acquisition, effective onboarding, training and development, succession, organizational design, assessments, performance management through clear and measurable metrics across Africa. She uses her experience and Psychology background to help organisations build the workforce of the future that can be adaptable and flexible in the roles they fulfil.
Frank Tsuro Managing Director of FranklySpeaking, Curator of #PeopleMakingHistory and former CEO of Toastmasters Southern Africa is well known for his probing questions, attention to detail and creative thinking. He has partnered and worked with hundreds of business and community leaders in Africa and beyond, to help them critically assess their impact in corporate and the continent.
Brandon Pleaner has worked with clients across industries including, but not limited to: Banking and Finance Industry, Mining and Construction, Education and Manufacturing in the management of professional teams, human capital analytics, human capital strategy development, competency design, psychometrics across the employee lifecycle, assessment and development centers for both selection and development, employee wellness, organisational development, recruitment and selection, leadership development, talent management, and career guidance.