“The future of work may conjure up images of Armageddon, but you have a choice. You can choose to be a passenger in the context of how the future of work impacts you and your people or you can choose to be a driver.”

– Penny Locaso

Did You Know?

  • Predictions indicate that the scale of disruption caused by the full realisation of automation and technology on the future of work is unprecedented. A study by Oxford University estimates that robots are likely to displace no less than 50% of jobs in the US and Europe in the next 20 years.
  • One popular estimate forecasts 65% of children entering primary schools today will ultimately work in new job types and functions that currently don’t yet exist.
  • Ontario and Finland are testing the introduction of Universal Basic Income as a way to support greater innovation, social impact and address the potential displacement challenges presented by the full realisation of artificial intelligence and technology.
  • Emotional intelligence has been referenced by Harvard Business as one of the most critical skills in the context of the future of work.

How Will You Differentiate Yourself?

Now is the prime time to start a bigger conversation around the future of work and commence cultural and skill building interventions as Artificial Intelligence and technology implications may not be as far away as we think.
Businesses who choose to use the Future Of Work to engage, evolve and skill their people will lead the charge in attracting and retaining talent. Not to mention differentiate themselves as a company who cares about the future of their people and our society.

Four Ways You Can Future Proof The Happiness Of Your People

  1. Build bravery and resilience by teaching your people how to face fear, embrace failure and get comfortable with discomfort
  2. Create the headspace and framework for your people to explore what makes them happy and leverage these insights to inform and evolve organisational culture
  3. Build emotional intellegience to enable your people to bring the best version of themselves to work and life
  4. Breakdown silos and enable untapped innovation to evolve by teaching the effective collaboration methods of the entrepreneurial world

TACTICS FOR HAPPY CHANGE

This thought provoking keynote demonstrates the power of getting comfortable with discomfort, in order to create impactful and innovative change in both the workplace and in life.

Whilst the original delivery was undertaken in a bathing suit, went viral on LinkedIn and started the #nakedforchangemovement, this moment is now leveraged as a powerful case study during the keynote.

Outcomes

  • Experience practices that enable greater clarity on what makes you and your people truly happy
  • Learn the foundations of how to create happy change in life and work
  • Expose the key barriers to change and learn simple tactics to overcome them

Who It’s For

Senior leadership teams and high performing professionals seeking to make innovative change in the workplace and in life.

WINE & WHITEBOARDS 

We believe the world of tomorrow is going to fundamentally shift due to the rapid growth of technology. We are fascinated in what this means on an economic, environmental and sociological level. Everyone has a perspective as to what opportunities and impacts this will have on all of us in the context of work and life.

Wine & Whiteboards is a team building event that searches social challenges and devises possible solutions for de-risking and positively impacting our future in creative ways that hopefully bring more enjoyment to what we do.

Outcomes

  • Empathy and understanding of what motivates the belief systems of others
  • Next level connection based on what truly matters to your peers
  • Shifted perspectives around social issues
  • Innovative problem solving, ideation and often a desire to explore further

Who It’s For

Senior leadership teams and high performing professionals seeking to leverage the power of diverse thinking to create authentic connections and critical problem solving skills.

PROJECT BRAVERY

Fear is often the number one barrier to making positive change at work and in life.  People temper themselves and their ideas due to fear of judgement and/or failure. Many successful professionals experience imposter syndrome, that awful feeling where they believe they may be exposed as a fraud.  

This eye opening workshop identifies what’s holding your people back and teaches them how to use fear to positively influence change and build resilience.

Outcomes

  • Identify fears and create a plan to pro-actively manage/mitigate fear from being a barrier to positive change
  • Build resilience through the practice of getting comfortable with discomfort
  • Positively influence outcomes when under stress
  • Respond pro-actively to fear and positively shift your attitude towards failure

Who It’s For

Senior leadership teams and high performing professionals seeking to remove the barriers to innovative change and positively influence organisational culture.

PROJECT HAPPY

Do you know what makes your people happy? Have you considered how this insight would help you motivate, connect and engage your people on a whole new level?

Project Happy is a workshop designed to create the space to explore happiness and identify how to bring more of it into life and work.

We empower your people to make and influence tangible change through the exploration of personal possibility.

Outcomes

  • Learn how to articulate and evolve your purpose
  • Define what happiness looks like for you and walk away with a clear vision and plan to bring it to life
  • Build confidence in your ability to influence and make impactful change
  • Connect your people on a whole new level through the understanding of what matters most to them in life

Who It’s For

Senior leadership teams and high performing professionals seeking meaning and greater fulfilment in their work and life.

PROJECT ME

Emotional intelligence has been referenced by Harvard Business as one of the most critical skills in the context of the future of work. Project Me is designed to enhance the emotional intelligence capability of your people enabling them to bring their best selves to work and life.

Outcomes

  • Take back control of how you respond under stress through the practise of self awareness and self regulation
  • Learn how to improve relationships through the understanding of how your actions and behaviors influence and impact others
  • Understand why people respond the way they do and learn how to demonstrate authentic empathy

Who It’s For

Senior leadership teams and high performing professionals seeking to bring the best version of themselves to work and life.

THE  INNOVATION EXCHANGE

How many of your people have brilliant ideas that could shift your business? Ideas that never see the light of day due to overwhelm and a lack of skill and resources to make it happen?

Do you observe departmental teams competing and withholding rather than coming together to innovate?

Have you truly explored the possibilities of external collaboration partners to build your problem solving capability, brand, market share or skills and resources?

The Innovation Exchange workshop brings business divisions together for shared outcomes. It provides the foundation to turn the seemingly impossible into possible and turbo charge ideas into tangible action.

Outcomes
Learn how to:

  • identify innovative collaboration partners internally and externally
  • build the confidence and skill to pitch new collaboration ideas or solutions
  • establish and execute internal and external collaborations effectively
  • explore collaboration opportunities and build connections through live in room collaborations

Who It’s For

Senior leadership teams and high performing professionals seeking to exploit possibility, level up problem solving capability and create an innovative culture.

Words From Our Kin

“I just had a conversation with myself that I never knew I wanted to have.  Thank you” – Katie

“One of the highlights of my year so far was listening to Penny deliver her keynote on “getting comfortable with being uncomfortable” for happy change.” – Lisa 

“Thanks for getting me started on kicking away my fears.” – Lolly

“Incredible talk! Truly inspiring and so ,so relatable to so many of us.  Nice to hear true stories from real people making stuff happen.” – Bianca

“BKindred thank you for such an awesome session, absolutely loved it and so many great takeaways to put into play.” – Renee

“Thank you for helping me to recognise that as humans we all have the same fears and sharing them can be hugely constructive” – Carolyn

“Such a great and insightful session! Thanks for cracking open even more possibilities for the world and ourselves.  You rock!” – Jay

“Great content and heartfelt delivery.” – Cassandra

“I love that the actions were achievable and the theory easy to implement.” – Renee

“Thank you for putting things in perspective and making me think about what’s stopping me from making change today.” – Ellie

“You made me think about my current state of mind and where my life is at.” – Bridget

“Thank you for your honesty and helpfulness in making me think about ways to improve how I view myself and my situation.” – Sam

“You opened my mind to new beginnings.” – Kaitlyn

“Thanks for getting me started on kicking away my fears.” – Lolly

“I realise now how important it is to take tie to reflect on my fears, how they are holding me back and what I can do to change this.” – Sian

“Thank you for teaching me that fear has a positive side.” – Lauren

 

LET’S TALK

If one or many of these programs have sparked your curiosity or perhaps you have a specific question feel free to email me at penny.locaso@bkindred.com.au or call on +61 408 996 879

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