“The Oprah of Management Ideas”
“#1 Woman Keynote Speaker”
“Internationally Recognized Top 20 Management Expert”
– Global Gurus
We live in a world of endless meetings and emails and constant cross-team dysfunction, duplication and delays. Our collaboration skills aren’t working to unlock better value in our business. As radical a concept as Emotional Intelligence was in the 90s, Connectional Intelligence is turning people into superconnectors who accelerate innovation, break down silos and foster breakthrough top and bottom line impact.
We all leave a digital impression on each other. If someone doesn’t text back for hours or even days, do you think they are being rude? Is using an emoji or LOL unprofessional, or creating a human connection with your team? What impression does your boss, team, or colleague think of that kind of behavior? Whether your team works on separate floors, buildings or even countries, they have to connect online in order to collaborate. These new misunderstandings are happening all day, every day. They’re reducing your employee engagement, morale, and team performance each time.
In this keynote, you will learn new rules and nuances of Digital Body Language, the new requirement to innovate faster and further together, led by collaboration expert Erica Dhawan.
We live in a culture defined by a distinct empathy deficit: The boss who constantly emails you are “wrong”—but never shows you how to correct those mistakes. The colleague who mansplains you to death in every conference call and has no interest in what you have to say. The team member who won’t stop looking at her phone as you share sensitive information during a meeting.
Why is empathy today at such a low point? Fewer face-to-face interactions, an ever-accelerating pace of change and an increasing number of global teams working remotely.
In this keynote or workshop program, attendees will learn to activate Concrete Empathy. With a combination of engaging stories, science, and practical tools, it shows attendees how to cultivate greater empathy across teams, ultimately creating cultures of connection, collaboration and high-performance.
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A presentation like you’ve never experienced. An Erica Dhawan Keynote is…
My presentations include cutting-edge research, real-world examples, and dynamic visuals. I aim to create experiences that guide participants to their ‘aha’ moment.
I encourage participation through high-energy, practical exercises that keep the crowd engaged and attentive. As a result, each participant leaves with new ways of thinking and actionable steps to implement in their daily lives.
I tailor my topics to the needs of your group, delivering stories and data that resonate with your industry. Along the way, I’m ready to respond to specific audience needs with an authentic, dynamic stage presence.
AND CREATES A LONG-TERM IMPACT
My goal is to give you practical insights that are still useful 3 months, 1 year, or 5 years from now.
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