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All programs are available as customized keynotes, breakouts, or workshops.

What’s Your Catalyst? The Power of Managed Change

We learned in science that change needs a catalyst, but what about in life? Many professionals in today’s ever-changing work environment feel stuck, complacent, or even fearful about their professional growth. In order to get back on track, it is necessary to reconnect with their passion and establish their “WHY”.

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Leading Change in a Changing World: Adaptive Leadership Strategies that Win

Your role as a change leader has always been dominated by your need to communicate. You communicate with your teams, stakeholders, and management team regularly. But are they getting the message?

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Leading the Rainbow: Ensuring Success Through Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity isn’t just about color, but about recognizing different ideas, talents, and perspectives that varying cultures bring. In this thought-provoking program, Alana relies on her years as a change leadership expert to explore how to appreciate, champion, and lead Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.

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Be Their Catalyst: Driving Strategic Change in Your Project Team

Do the talented individuals you lead need to be more effective? Does your team need to perform better and achieve their goals? We learned in science that change needs a catalyst, but what about in your team? In this inspiring program about team leadership, Alana demonstrates how purpose and passion can re-energize you and your team. Through engaging activities, she will take you on a journey to define your team’s mission and strategic imperatives.

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Get Them in the Game: Using DISC to Improve Stakeholder Engagement

Wouldn’t it be nice to get your project stakeholders to contribute to the success of your project? This is a challenge most project managers face, and the good news is that it can be done! Understanding who your stakeholders are is only half the battle. Once they have been identified, you will need to understand what their preferences and motivations are. The most successful strategy is to become aware of their DISC behavioral style and optimize your stakeholder engagement plan accordingly.

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You’re Not Their Parent, Even If They’re Behaving Like Children: Fostering Team Collaboration

Looking for ways to engage even your most difficult team members? Interacting with challenging individuals can often feel like dealing with an unruly child. Cohesive teams are highly productive, drive innovation, and successfully adapt to the changes they face, however just one uncooperative team member can disrupt this dynamic and the team’s overall success. Today’s leaders need a clear understanding of Emotional Intelligence, behavior styles and conflict resolution.

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Engineered for Success – Adapting Your Skills to Get Ahead

In today’s constantly changing workplace it takes more than knowledge and skill to succeed. Charles Darwin says that adaptability, not strength or intelligence, will determine one’s survival. Alana has seen firsthand just how important it is for professionals to balance their technical skills and operational knowledge with leadership and human behavior insight, in order to thrive during change.

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Alana M Hill - Change leadership expert

“Alana has a keen eye for configuration and making the parts fit together. But her soothing approach to helping others adopt change really sets her apart. I have recommended her for many years, and will continue to do so”

F. Turchetti | Baker Hughes