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Future of work keynote speaker and thought leader
A distinguished psychologist at the forefront of business transformation initiatives, Lynda was ranked among the world’s most influential management and business thinkers in 2021 by Thinkers50. Her expertise in human resource management and organizational change as well as her dedication to encouraging collaboration over competition makes her an industry leader for positive workplace environments.
What Lynda Gratton's clients say
"Lynda Gratton has captured, in a very profound way, the emerging realization of what truly matters in transforming businesses: people, purpose, and participation. In a word, democracy."
"One of Britain's leading lights in human resource strategy."
Lynda Gratton's 2023 biography
Lynda Gratton is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on how digital technology is transforming work and organisations. Lynda speaks to audiences around the world, providing insight into the complex changes that are affecting workplaces and giving them tools to tackle challenges and opportunities head-on.
Described as an engaging and inspirational speaker with a dynamic style, Lynda brings hard facts and data to life, with inspiring stories and thought-provoking metaphors.
Able to draw on the latest thinking and cutting-edge research to inspire and motivate any audience, Lynda has spoken to companies across the world and has presented at both the World Economic Forum at Davos and the G20 in Tokyo.
Lynda’s speaking topics include the future of work, the role of technology in shaping the workplace and the importance of building diverse and inclusive teams.
Lynda also speaks on the topic of leadership and the skills and attributes that are required to lead effectively in today’s fast-paced and unpredictable business environment. Other themes include People Strategy, Leadership & Purpose and Innovation.
Speaking on the Future of Work
If you’re looking for a speaker who can help your audience understand the trends and challenges that are shaping the workplace of the future, Lynda Gratton is an excellent choice.
Her extensive research and consultancy work with leading organizations around the world make her an ideal choice as a keynote speaker for conferences seeking to stay ahead of the curve.
She brings a wealth of knowledge and insights and leaves audiences with a comprehensive understanding of how digital technology is transforming businesses, plus a clear plan of action for tackling the changes it brings and capitalising on emerging opportunities.
Her knowledge and experience can help your organisation to develop a vision for the future, enabling it to rise to challenges that may seem overwhelming at first glance and build competitive advantage in this ever-evolving landscape.
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Lynda Gratton’s Background
Lynda Gratton is a world-renowned expert on human resources and management and has a wealth of experience in helping organizations navigate complex and fast-changing business environments.
Her ability to translate complex trends into actionable insights is invaluable to executives looking to prepare their organizations for the future of work.
Her thought leadership provides business leaders with a clear understanding of the current landscape, enabling foresight in planning for their organisation’s future. Lynda has identified five key areas of transformation:
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She has tested each of these in her own research as well as long term case studies involving major multinational companies.
Lynda’s unique focus on organizational change and the movement of business from a competitive to a more collaborative work space has led to many awards. Amongst the most notable are being ranked among the Top 50 world’s most influential management and business thinkers on the 2021 Thinkers50 list. More recently, she was listed as one of the top business influencers worldwide by Business Leader, alongside Steven Bartlett, John Amaechi and Sir Richard Branson.
As a renowned researcher in the field of business and leadership, Lynda has earned international recognition for her insights on topics such as strategic human resources management, talent development, innovation and more. Her expertise has led to numerous awards including the prestigious Thinkers50 award.
Lynda Gratton is a highly accomplished author and speaker with a keen interest in people and organizations. Through her numerous books, articles, and speeches, she has developed a unique and insightful point of view on various topics related to business, HR strategy, and the changing nature of work.
Her impressive portfolio of ten books covers a wide range of topics, including the link between business and HR strategy in “Living Strategy,” the new ways of working in “The Democratic Enterprise,” and the rise of complex collaboration in “Hot Spots and Glow.” Additionally, she has explored the socially responsible roles of corporations in “The Key” and the impact of a changing world on employment and work in “The Shift,” “The 100-Year Life,” and “The New Long Life.”
Lynda’s work has received widespread acclaim and recognition. Her book “The Shift” was awarded the business book of the year in Japan in 2012 and has been translated into more than 15 languages. “The Key” won the CMI Management Book of the Year in 2015, while “The 100-Year Life”, co-authored with Professor Andrew J Scott was shortlisted for the FT Business Book of the Year award in 2016 and became one of the best-selling books in Japan.
Aside from her impressive work as an author, Lynda is also a regular columnist for MIT Sloan Management Review and has written for a range of press including the Financial Times, The Times, and Harvard Business Review. Her engaging and insightful perspectives continue to inspire and inform people around the world.
London Business School
As a Professor of Management Practice at London Business School, Lynda has designed and conducted the world-renowned “Human Resource Strategy in Transforming Companies” programme for more than two decades. Additionally, she shares her invaluable knowledge on people and organisations with MBA students through one of the school’s most sought-after electives – “The Future of Work”.
She is the founder of the global research advisory practice HSM Advisory which focuses on how to create more agile and resilient organizations that can thrive in the face of disruption.
Book Lynda Gratton as your keynote speaker
With her engaging speaking style and thought-provoking ideas, Lynda will leave your audience inspired and equipped with practical strategies they can implement in their own businesses. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the top 15 most influential business thinkers in the world – contact us today to book Lynda Gratton as your next keynote speaker!
Lynda Gratton's 2023 speaking fees
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