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Cheryl Cran

Future of Work & Change Leadership Expert

Cheryl Cran believes that everyone is a leader AND the future of work requires leaders just like you!  She provides leaders and teams change leadership skills to lead with 2020 vision and tools to build the future workplace today.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Presentations

The Future of Work is NOW – Are You Ready?
What will leaders and their teams have to do to survive and thrive today and beyond to the year 2020? Organizations must take action now! Today’s disruptions include ongoing global change, technological innovation and changing workplace dynamics. This keynote will provide future of work research and insights, it is thought provoking, (with a dash of humor), and presents creative, actionable ideas to incorporate the most effective future of work leadership strategies you can use right away to be ready for the future of work NOW.

The Art of Change Leadership
This keynote is for leaders and their teams who are working in times of intense technological innovation, fast change and among multi-generational teams, in other words every organization. The future is proving to be times of innovation and will require breakthrough performance from leaders and their teams. Now it is time to focus on the future, initiate change, and move forward with aligned strategies on the vision that will ensure your organization exceeds the extraordinary results you want!

Evolutionary Leadership: Upgrade Your Leadership OS
In today’s fast paced and fast changing  workplace, leaders have more pressure than  ever before. There is a higher need in business to have  greater leadership abilities, to create more  engagement with employees and to increase  innovation and collaboration among their  teams. In this evolutionary leadership keynote, Cheryl Cran provides an evolutionary leadership model that offers a deeper look into personal performance and how to lead at the highest levels.

Generations: Maximizing Collaboration and Innovation in Multi Generational Teams
This keynote is based on the content of Cheryl’s best selling book, 101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work. This keynote is all about harnessing the strengths of each of the generations to move business forward. Research shows that the generations impact is being felt by all industries world wide, the challenges include dealing with different work values, attracting and keeping Gen X and Y employees, succession planning for Zoomers, retiring Zoomers, and more. This keynote is not about ‘what we need to know’ about each of the generations, rather its more about ‘what’ do we do as leaders to further engage, motivate and lead the multiple generations in the workplace.

Recruiting Top Talent 
In today’s fast paced and fast changing  workplace, leaders have more pressure than  ever before. There is a higher need in business to have  greater leadership abilities, to create more  engagement with employees and to increase  innovation and collaboration among their  teams. In this evolutionary leadership keynote, Cheryl Cran provides an evolutionary leadership model that offers a deeper look into personal performance and how to lead at the highest levels.

Cheryl provides a unique and customized approach to her presentations.

Awards

2014
TMI Global | TMI Consultant of the Year

2012
Canadian Speaker Hall of Fame Award
Global Speakers Federation President's Service Award

  • Right on the money! Our EO Arizona Chapter members are entrepreneurs who have highly successful businesses and they were riveted by the content and the business relevance of Cheryl’s presentation. She has the unique ability to zone in on the diversity of the group – we had over three dozen industries in the audience – and she is able to provide cutting edge research that validates the need for business leaders to lead change to grow the business utilizing effective communication skills with a multigenerational work environment.

    - Executive Organization, Arizona
  • Her ability to weave in the messages of the other presenters, her ability to engage the groups with humor, fun, authenticity and provocative thought was quite simply amazing and EXACTLY what we needed as a close to our events. Her stage presence, her use of audience interaction and her depth of knowledge on how today’s leaders can lead change, transform people and grow business in the digital age was the reason we hired her and she is so easy to work with, it was a pleasure to have her on our team.

    - VP, AT&T University
  • Your enthusiastic and professional facilitation was a key factor in making our Sales Conference a success. Your advice was invaluable; you provided us with many excellent ideas for content and flow.

    - Royal Bank of Canada
  • She was able to weave in content from other elements of the program as well as tune in to the unique challenges that people in our teams are dealing with and provide inspiring ideas. Her business background and experience along with her intuitive insights and dynamic delivery provided our group with inspiration and was a fantastic way to wrap up our conference!

    - VP Federal Employee Benefits, Kaiser Permanete
  • Her ability to weave in content that is current to the corporate situation as well as present in a way that is fun, intelligent and thought provoking is amazing. We have had overwhelmingly positive feedback.

    - HR Executive, Jamieson Natural Sources
  • The presentation that you delivered for us was exactly what we wanted and needed. We wanted a positive focus on communication and delivery strategies that would improve relations with all levels within the organization. You certainly provided specific strategies that were easy to understand and immediately applicable.

    - Calgary Home Builders Association
  • My crowd is a hard one to please, and I immediately received a lot of positive feedback after your speech. You had the team energized, attentive and participating in what was the last conference of a 2-day kickoff. Not an easy task. I would recommend you anytime!

    - Director, Marketing and Business to business communications, Media Solutions (CBC / Radio-Canada)

Summary Profile

Cheryl Cran is a speaker who excites, unites and incites people to courageously be ‘evolutionary change leaders’ who can transform the future for themselves, their teams, their companies and ultimately the world. Her keynotes provide the creative ideas, the (r) evolutionary models, and the practical tools to help people answer the call of the future and to make the changes needed to get there with confidence, courage and commitment.

Cheryl provides leaders and teams change leadership skills to lead with 2020 vision and tools to build the future workplace today.

Cheryl’s research into the future of work, change leadership, technology innovation and generations impact provides data and strategies to help leaders drive transformation in a fast-paced world and to create the future workplace TODAY!

An internationally renowned consultant and keynote speaker for twenty years, she has worked with hundreds of industries, in dozens of countries and with thousands of audiences worldwide to work with leaders on how to more effectively lead in these rapid times of fast paced change, increase innovation capabilities, build enhanced agility for individuals and to ultimately help organizations be adaptive and iconic leaders in their industries. In her 20’s Cheryl was a high performing senior leader in the banking and insurance industries.

Her success leap in those industries resulted in being an intern for a major consulting firm before heading out on her own to establish her consulting firm in the late nineties. Fast forward and today Cheryl has a thriving practice and esteemed clients who achieve breakthrough success as a result of working with her.

She is the author of six books including the newest, The Art of Change Leadership – Driving Transformation In a Fast Paced World (Wiley) being released in Fall 2015.

Her bestselling, “101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work” is a global success and “Leadership Mastery in the Digital Age”. Cheryl has been awarded the Global Consultant of the Year in 2014 by TMI Global and is the Past President of the Global Speakers Federation.

In 2012 she was inducted into the Canadian Speaker Hall of Fame. An American speakers bureau named Cheryl as one of the top female keynote speakers in North America. Cheryl’s work has been delivered to numerous Universities including UBC, University of Victoria, Duke University Singapore, University of Hawaii, Douglas College, Association of Colleges US and more.