Special Encore Presentation: Wholehearted Leadership and Employee Engagement with Kevin Kruse

November 7, 2014
Hosted by Olivia Parr-Rud

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Did you know that employee satisfaction is a major driver of business success? As complexity increases, our human capital becomes ever more critical to adaptability, innovation, and long term profitability. Tune in and learn how wholehearted leadership leads to employee engagement – the key to unlocking dramatic business results as well as better health and relationships for individuals. Based on his own experience as a CEO, and his analysis of survey results on over 10 million people in 150 countries, Kevin Kruse reveals how growth, recognition and trust are the key drivers that turn average groups into high performing teams. You’ll get specific tactics to unlock emotional commitment, activate discretionary effort, and generate future confidence and clarity to combat the effects of change. You’ll be empowered to turn “task-managers” into “people-leaders’ and guide your employees to greater happiness at work.

Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud

Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud

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In today’s fast-paced, high-tech, global economy, the business landscape is constantly changing. The confluence of big data, emerging technologies, and global connectivity puts unprecedented pressure on companies to become more innovative and agile. To maintain a competitive edge, companies must constantly adapt while continuing to identify and exploit new opportunities. Interestingly, new models are emerging from science and nature that offer a unique perspective – one that sees our global economy as a highly interconnected, continually evolving complex adaptive system. These models unveil powerful insights for optimizing our business strategies and processes. Each week on Quantum Business Insights, Olivia explores these concepts with thought leaders from around the globe. We look for ways to leverage their insights to ignite innovation, inspire our workforce, and create positive outcomes for our companies, our communities, and the planet.

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Olivia Parr-Rud

Olivia Parr-Rud

Olivia Parr-Rud is a renowned thought-leader, speaker, author, and consultant in the areas of business intelligence, innovative leadership, and organizational alignment. She is considered a pioneer in the integration of data science and holistic organizational practices that deliver success through the optimal blending of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and practices.

Her early research and innovative advancements in data mining and business intelligence led to the writing of her best-selling book, Data Mining Cookbook, Modeling for Acquisition, Risk and Customer Relationship Management (Wiley, 2001). Realizing the need for enhanced human competencies in fast-paced, high-tech organizations, she was inspired to conduct research in the areas the communication, collaboration, innovation, adaptability, and leadership. This led to the unveiling of links between the global economy, organizational dynamics and complexity science, highlighted in her second book, Business Intelligence Success Factors, Aligning for Success in a Global Economy (Wiley/SAS, 2009).

Olivia lectures and consults internationally in the areas of business intelligence, communication, innovation, and leadership. Her current research is focused on psychology, human capital, brain science, quantum physics, evolutionary biology, systems theory, and complexity science. She holds a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Statistics.

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