What does the future hold?
The last couple of years have taught us that the landscape can change dramatically overnight. The only thing that we can predict with any certainty, is that the world is becoming more uncertain.
How do you lead a team through uncertainty? How can leaders enable their teams to successfully navigate uncharted territory? It’s a challenge that many organisations face today.
During “World Class Leadership 2018”, we will learn from a diverse range of World Class performers, all of whom have led their teams through extreme challenges in volatile environments. We’ll discover how they enable their teams, not only to survive, but succeed in an ever changing, increasingly dynamic and unpredictable world.
Polar expedition leader, Ann Daniels, shares how her team manage ‘moving ice scenarios’ as they cross a frozen ocean.
Former Director General of MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, shares her insights and experiences of leading counter-subversion, counter-espionage and counter-terrorism teams in complex situations with enormous stakes.
Special Forces units often perform in environments where they literally don’t know what will happen in the next five seconds. Former SAS Major, Floyd Woodrow, explains how.
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race throws up extreme challenges. It’s a tough race for a professional crew, never mind a group of amateurs. Skipper, Brendan Hall, shares his experiences of leading his team to victory.
As a former fighter pilot and Executive Officer on the Red Arrows, Justin Hughes is no stranger to performance under pressure or environments plagued by ambiguity, imperfect information, conflicting priorities and time pressures. He will explore how to prepare for situations where no rule or process exists, and how to cope with the unknown and unknowable.
Simon Hartley share insights into the characteristics that differentiate the very best teams and leaders in the world from the rest, and how we can all adopt these simple principles.
||Registration, coffee & networking
||Welcome – Simon Hartley – “On… Challenges, Uncertainty & The Unknown”
||Floyd Woodrow, MBE
||Justin Hughes – “Would you rather be approximately right, or precisely wrong?”
||Simon Hartley – “World Class Leadership”
||Dame Stella Rimington
||How to put all of this into action – Simon Hartley
||Summary & Close