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“Great content… Great facilitator.  I really enjoyed the humour and wit used in the presentation…” Jordy Weidig, Queensland Health

 

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Bill Cropper has delivered several presentations for the Qld Public Sector QPS Leadership Lounge in Brisbane.  Find out more about the Lounge or review Bill's sessions and KeyNote Papers here

 

 

Keynote Speaking and Presentations...

 

Bill Cropper, principal of The Change Forum, is available for key-note presentations and fast-track sessions at your next management conference, planning forum or staff get-together. 

Bill often presents 2 or 3-hour interactive sessions on topical themes, drawing on his 20 years of change management, leadership learning and team development experience.

His style is relaxed, down-to-earth, amusing, affirming and engaging. He connects with people and puts them at ease, at the same time as raising their curiosity and gently confronting current thinking.

    Facilitation Services…

Bill is an accomplished facilitator with more than 20 years practical experience helping groups at all levels from senior management to shopfloor, grapple with diverse issues, problems and challenges including strategic planning, visioning, workplace improvement, work process redesign, organisation renewal, action-learning, team renewal, community action, culture change, customer service and organisation development in a broad range of business settings.

Find out more about our Facilitation Services and some tips on Questions to Ask.
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    Some Favourite Fast-Track Sessions…

Bill tailors presentations to your group’s issues, concerns, challenges and context, but some of our favourite hot topics for talks and fast-track sessions include:

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Emotional Intelligence at Work – looks at why emotions matter for good work and how they affect worklife areas like motivation, performance, change, respect and relationships

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Leading with Emotional Intelligence – highlights 7 Practices of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders (see attached hand-out) and tools leaders can use to translate theory into practical leadership behaviours and applications

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Connective Leadership – looks at how connectivity, the ability to read and resonate with others, is a basic precondition for everything else leaders do and why empathy is not an optional extra for good leadership

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Constructive Conversations at Work – walks through 7 principles for more constructive conversations and ways to raise your conversational calibre

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Handling Toxic Emotions at Work – explores hidden costs of toxic emotions at work and how to manage and deal with them better in yourself and others

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Dealing with Difficult Discussions – looks at dynamics behind difficult discussions, how to start and structure one and tips to defuse difficult moments

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Managing Stress at Work – looks at the debilitating effects of stress at work, what contributes to it and what you can do to counter its toxic ill-effects

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Compassionate Leadership – explores the role compassion can play in a practical leadership context and how to cultivate it

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Revitalising your Work Culture – touches on the key dimensions essential to creating a healthy culture and strategies for creating it

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Teambuilding Tricks and Traps – unpacks what teambuilding is all about, some of the traps, and tricks to make it more effective

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5 Foundations of Effective Teams – looks at key team success and failure factors and the 5 foundations for creating effective teams.

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The Emotionally Intelligent Team – Explores critical dimensions for developing collective EI that may be the defining factor for good teams

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Being a Coaching Leader – explores what a coaching leader looks like and how to integrate more of a coaching approach into your leadership mix

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Putting People at the Centre of Change – focuses on the personal side of change and what leaders can do to prepare people for it and gain commitment

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Preparing Yourself for Change – dissects dynamics of personal change and how to engage with it to pave the way for smoother change transitions

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Leading Change – covers perennial principles for successful change, the role change leaders play and key steps in leading people through it

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Challenging Change Resistance – concentrates on the anatomy of change resistance and strategies for engaging with and managing it proactively

    Features of Bill’s Presentations:

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Action-based: Bill doesn’t just ‘talk theory’ – he gives people tips, tools and skills to try back-at-work.

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Real-life examples: Bill draws on cases and vignettes that bring the topic to life

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No ‘Rah–Rah’: Bill’s genuine and down-to-earth, no motivational manipulation or gimmicks

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Thought-provoking: Sometimes controversial. Bill confronts current thinking and rigidities in a gently challenging way

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Solid conceptual foundation: based on current research and thinking

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Connective: Bill talks seem to resonate naturally and easily with many people

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Interactive and engaging – not just a sit-there session. Bill gets people taking and interacting

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Informative: supported by topical fact-files and optional takeaway mini-toolkits

To talk with Bill or find out more about ways we may be able to help with guest speaking, forum facilitation or session presentation services, contact us by telephone, email or use our on-line enquiry form

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