Think Outside The Box With Revolutuionary Insights From 2011 Keynotes:
Futurologist & Author
The Bull**** factor
Dr James Bellini is a leading futurologist and author with a considerable reputation as a thought-provoking speaker and moderator at top-level management conferences and business schools around the world. James has spent more than twenty-five years as a respected TV broadcaster, futures analyst and writer with a strong focus on social, economic and technological trends up to Horizon 2025.
After an early academic career James joined the US-headquartered futurology ‘think tank’, the Hudson Institute, as its first British member. He subsequently moved to the BBC to present The Money Programme, Newsnight and Panorama and then to independent television as presenter, writer and narrator of a wide range of award-winning documentary series, current affairs programmes and environmental reports. Accolades include the Shell Cawston Prize, the Golden Nymph Prize and the Prince Rainier III Prize at the Monte Carlo International TV Festival and a UN award for the twelve-part series The Nuclear Age. For seven years he was a studio presenter with Financial Times Television and Sky News. James has written many books and special reports and is a regular contributor to leading publications. He has also held senior executive positions in advertising and corporate communications and served on the European Advisory Board of the global future forum. He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
CEO & Founder
Steve is the founder of the Business Process Group (www.bpgroup.org) a global business club (originally formed 1992) exchanging ideas and best practice in Business Performance Management, Transformation and Process Improvement. He leads from the front and works with many of the leading fortune 500 companies as a mentor and coach specializing in the implementation of performance improvement, process change and transformation. An inspirational speaker and author of several books including “A Senior Executives guide to BPR”, “In Search of BPM Excellence”, “Thrive! How to Succeed in the Age of the Customer” and recently “Customer Expectation Management – Success without Exception” he is noted for his direct and pragmatic approach. Steve previously worked for Citibank where he led restructuring and business process transformation programs both in the US and Europe. Steve advises many boards and sits on the steering panel of the influential California based BPM Forum, a group of distinguished C-Level executives heading up Global 500 companies.
The Attitude Adjuster
Workplace Relationships & Personal Leadership Expert
On a mission to help you tap into your ability to influence others and create positive outcomes for all Michelle will focus on the power of personal leadership and drill down into your employee’s underpinning motivations; Why we leave and why we stay - How to build outstanding, collaborative multigenerational workplace relationships.
Born in Australia and now residing in Vancouver, Canada, Michelle Ray is a leadership and workplace motivation expert who demonstrates a deep understanding of leadership, intergenerational team dynamics, communication, service excellence and personal accountability. For the past fifteen years, Michelle has worked with hundreds of leaders and their teams by helping them create effective business relationships and positive workplaces. Michelle is a sought – after seminar leader, international keynote speaker and consultant. Her book “Leadership – An Inside Job” is due for release in 2011.
A message from Michelle...
“NOW is the time to invest in educating, inspiring and engaging your workforce. In spite of the economic challenges we face, the future or our organizations will continue to depend on great leadership that is able to provide support and commitment to building a diverse, dynamic and collaborative atmosphere where people can thrive. Whatever your job title may be, my mission is to help you tap into your ability to influence others and create positive outcomes for all. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you.”
Co-author, NLP: The New Technology of Achievement, Author
Creating Irresistible Influence
Working with leaders and executives from the Silicon Valley to the City of London modelling the knowledge and performance of exceptional individuals, teams and organizations, he is the co-author of NLP: The New Technology of Achievement, Success Mastery, and the DVD NLP in Action, and the author of Metaphors of Identity, and Creating Irresistible Influence. Featured in The New Market Wizards and other publications for his work with traders and high-stakes decision-makes Charles will inspire you to influence change and truly turn around your PI program
The Performance Leader
International Speaker on Performance
Jim Steele is one of the most charismatic presenters in the business world today. Addressing organisations throughout Europe, and in the United States Jim has the proven ability to deliver material that motivates, educates, inspires and entertains.
He is fascinated by the nature of peak performance. So much so, that he has spent much of the last decade working with highly successful individuals from business and from the world of sport, seeking to understand not just what makes these people tick, but what makes them tick so much faster, stronger and longer. Jim began his career as a life insurance salesman. However, by his own admission, his early performance was decidedly average. But when 'shadowing' one of the company's peak performers he made a discovery that would reshape his whole life. He realised there are definable strategies of mindset and behaviour that that can propel an average performer towards excellence. This first taste of personal development allowed him to achieve a breakthrough in his own performance, winning many awards including Top UK Salesman – surpassing the company’s definition of 'Excellence' by more than 300%.
Jim has worked with around 40,000 delegates since his highly successful "Breakthrough to Peak Performance" book was published some 10 years. He also acts as a leadership coach for senior executives at many UK and international corporations, including Disney, BT, Goldman Sachs, Marks & Spencer, HSBC and Savills. Jim's passion for excellence has led him to address audiences World-wide, and his energy, insight and great sense of humour creates a massive impact whenever he in on stage.