Extreme Culture

Culture is definitely a buzzword in today's world, but what does it actually mean at work? Better yet, how can a business identify what their culture is, then understand what it should be to support the growth and success of their organization? In this presentation I’ll share how any organization, or anyone seeking to take their own leadership to the next level, can make this happen by creating a workforce full of purpose and a sense of service. I’ll share my own experience in getting teams seriously fired up and engaged in what they (and the organization) do and why. The results? It can rock the workday in a very good way bringing new energy, not only to the workforce but also to your customer’s experience. This presentation is aimed at giving the audience points to think about, steps to take, and more. And since I like to have fun, there are always some laughs together around this powerful and effective message.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Welcome and Intros

Background of Trailer Bridge (where we were years ago)

Where we are Now

How we did it

Organizational Change

Our leadership philosophy foundation - LEAP

Our Core Values - The TB12

How you can too

Extreme Steps we took (will provide to audience as well)

Training

Walking the Walk

Sustaining the change

Learning Outcome

Identifying their own culture; what works with it and what doesn't.

Injecting thought of what the culture of their workplace should be to get where they want to go

Reflection on their own leadership and communication style; is it effective? What's in their way of taking it to the next level? Ideas to start that process

Proven examples of workplace change and development that leads to success, including a happier, more fulfilled and aligned workforce. The steps to consider to apply these themselves.

Loving your team. Breaking down the taboo of the "L" word at work, how to do it, what it looks like, and what it can mean to those around you every day.

Target Audience

Anyone, literally, anyone

Prerequisites for Attendees

Anyone can attend, and all can benefit from ideas and thoughts in the presentation. The ideas and concepts in this apply to work, how to lead and be effective in a leadership role or an individual contribute role, and very often to their personal lives.

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  • Christen McLemore
    By Christen McLemore  ~  8 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • great topic and relevant to the audience
    • sharing your own experience and results is key to a successful talk
    • links are helpful to see your speaking style and experience

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • The abstract needs a bit of clean up - run on sentences...
      • "It's possible, as is having a workplace of people focused on service to each other, their clients and all clear on how they go about both each day."
      • "This presentation is aimed at giving the audience points to think about, steps to take, and more, all based on my first-hand experience at Trailer Bridge, Inc. that I am grateful to be a part of every day."
    • Typo
      • "...with a powerful e and effective message"
    • Prerequisite 
      • Include people managers and possibly people in or connected to HR

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