Simon Wilson - Monday 17 September 2012
Simon is co-hosting the Summit. He is a founder Director of Wilson Sherriff which offers facilitation, research and consultation and learning and development services. As well as working with companies and public bodies across Europe, Simon has trained managers, coaches and consultants in Europe, North America, New Zealand and Asia. With Carol Sherriff he co-hosted two virtual summits in 2011: the first â€˜Riders on the Stormâ€™ and 'Small Businesses Shaping the Big Society.' He is a member of the Board of the International Association of Facilitators and a practitioner of the Art of Hosting.
Simon is co-author with Carol Sherriff of â€˜Metaphors at Workâ€™ in Creating a Culture of Collaboration, and â€˜The Heroâ€™s Journeyâ€™ in Working with Difficult Groups.
Simonâ€™s session will be talking about 'How to survive in the headwinds of economic uncertainty'.
Sinead MacManus - Wednesday 19 September 2012
Sinead presents a session on â€˜How do we really achieve balance?â€™.
Michelle Golden - Tuesday 18 September 2012
Michelle Golden, CPF, is a growth strategist. She's president of Golden Practices Inc and a senior fellow of VeraSage Institute. She works around the world teaching innovative management and marketing strategies, and facilitating change. Her 25+ year career background includes in-house marketing roles in CPA and law firms. Before that, Michelle was an accountant in the corporate offices of two public companies. She authored "Social Media Strategies for Professionals and their Firms" (Wiley, 2011) and writes the popular blog Golden Practices (.com). Her full bio is at michellegolden.com.
Michelle will be speaking on 'riding the tides of social media'.
Malin Hallman - Thursday 20 September 2012
Malin has a background as a manager in a multinational company, and combined with many years of study in psychology and religious studies, she has acquired a unique expertise in educating and facilitating multi-national teams. Malin is a Certified Professional Facilitator, accredited by the International Association of Facilitators (IAF), and is also Assessor in the same organisation.
Malin is a leader in leadership training, facilitation, and organisational development. She is especially committed to facilitating teams tot deal with communication and conflict.
Malin will be discussing 'Don't rock the boat! How to stand up for your values and principles and not get thrown overboard'.
Jennifer Buttery - Wednesday 19 September 2012
At the heart of Jenniferâ€™s work is her passion for the energy that is released at the point of change. A business psychologist Jennifer works with individuals, teams and organisations ready to embrace change, and specialises in creating authentic brands to achieve personal and business objectives. An expert in womenâ€™s careers, Jenniferâ€™s research on career expectation of women in their 50â€™s revealed not only the force of ambition but also the societal limitations faced as they transition into the last career phase. Jennifer has an MSc in Occupational Psychology, is a Chartered Marketer, member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the British Psychological Society, and speaker on womenâ€™s careers.
Jennifer will be speaking on 'Choices and dilemmas in today's careers'.
Carol Sherriff - Friday 21 September 2012
Carol is co-hosting the Summit. She is a founder Director of Wilson Sherriff which offers facilitation, research and consultation and learning and development services. As well as working with companies and public bodies across Europe, Carol has trained facilitators, coaches and managers in Europe, North America, New Zealand and Asia. With Simon Wilson she co-hosted two virtual summits in 2011: â€˜Riders on the Stormâ€™ and 'Small businesses shaping the Big Society'. She delivers virtual learning sets and master classes on a range of business and professional topics.
Carol is a visiting lecturer in business strategy and knowledge management at two universities. She is author of â€˜Metaphors at Workâ€™ in Creating a Culture of Collaboration, and â€˜The Heroâ€™s Journeyâ€™ in Working with Difficult Groups, both edited by Sandor Schuman. Carol is a member of the Board of the International Association of Facilitators and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Carol presents a session on â€˜Co-creation - creating new client relationshipsâ€™.