Change is Chance. But is your team constantly working on developing new ideas, because everybody knows that changing actively is a big opportunity to get better? Or do you have people in your organization, who say: “Why change? That´s the way, we have always done things.” In this powerful and inspiring keynote speech, you will discover, how to use the 4 C´s of change, how to develop the changemaker mindset and finally, how to master change when change is hard.
Ilja believes that organizations only change, when the people change. And he believes, that change only works a team. With his 4 C´s of change, you will receive a powerful formula for better results in business and in life. If you really want to master change, you need to make four choices: Chose your focus. Choose your purpose. Choose to take calculated risks. And chose to take action.
THINK IT. DO IT. CHANGE IT.
How to Dream Big, Act Bold and Get the Results You Want
We live in tough times and it seems that nobody is happy with the circumstances in society, at work or at home. But instead of taking action, everybody is complaining, whining and waiting for somebody else to do something about it. Instead of changing ourselves, we hope that others will take responsibility. Instead of actively living our dreams, we are waiting for the perfect moment. But unfortunately, that moment will never come.
Ilja Grzeskowitz has declared war to this passive wait and see approach. Think it. Do it. Change it. This is the memorable mantra of the change expert, who shows you his step-by-step approach how to think big, act bold and get the results you want. You will find out how you can create a culture of change that is based on openness, innovation and the courage to try out new ways.
Get your company ready for the challenges of the future. If you know how to deal with the changes around us, you will have the biggest competitive advantage you can think of. Implement the change dna in your organization and actively start to think, act and change.
The popular combo:
Speech + Workshop
For even more sustainable results and customised content
Without a doubt, the combo of keynote speech plus a deepening workshop. Usually these days have the following setup: Ilja opens with an inspiring keynote speech, which sets the tone for the day, invites to change ones perspectives and offers ideas and impulses to embrace change.
After a break, we continue with the workshop (the content will be customised and discussed in a pre-event briefing with you), where we deepen the points/topics of the speech. Ilja shares more insights, ideas and tools, but also the participants work on common solutions for specific challenges of your organisation. These workshops usually run between three and five hours and are a perfect fit for groups between fifteen and two hundred people.
Future? Let´s create it!
Innovative Ideas, bold Actions, being succesful as a Team
Permanent change has become the new normal: Megatrends as the digitalization, artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data or high speed mobile internet are the reasons that markets, business models and our jobs are changing rapidly. But how do you deal with the resulting intensity, complexity and uncertainty?
In his keynote “Future? Let´s create it!”, Ilja Grzeskowitz shows, how not to be intimidated by all the changes, but zu master the challenges of the upcoming years. The most important factor will be the people with their individual personalities, because employees, customers and business partners don´t want to be left behind. Instead they want to be an important part of the transformation process. With inspiring examples Ilja explains, how people are able to prepare for the future: When the focus on a company culture based on shared values, transparent communication and purpose.
A key skill is the development of a distinct changemaker mentality: If you have clarity, take personal responsibility, focus on the huge opportunities, are a teamplayer, have a lot of courage, know how to make decisions and are persistent, you can use these seven changemaker skills to develop your change competence. In the keynote “Future? Let´s create it!” you will learn how to do that in the best possible way. With a lot of great content, spiced up with his northern wit, Ilja shows, how to actively create the future in times that are dominated by technology and digitalization.
New Leadership in complex and uncertain times
Dealing with change is one of the most important leadership skills. Every boss, entrepreneur, manager and executive knows that. But it times of digitalisation, completely different consumer needs and the permanent change in the VUCA world, modern leadership requires a radically new skill- and mindset (New Leadership). On the one hand, you have to deal with the changing circumstances yourself, which means you have to adjust your thought- and your behavioural patterns. But that´s not all, because at the same time your employees, teammembers and customers want to be lead through this transformation process. The expect orientation, transparent communication and empathy.
In his keynote “Leading Change”, Ilja explains how to manage that balancing act between personal responsibility and teamspirit on a daily basis. The mixture of research and his experience in leadership lets you have a lot of aha moments, invites you to change your perspective and in the end leads to a leadership culture that puts people first, without losing the focus on the huge opportunities of the digitalization.