The Future of Work is NOW - Are You Ready? Meet Cheryl Cran Future of Work & Change Leadership Expert

Cheryl is honored to work with and for global brands such as AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Gartner, TEDX, Bell, Mass Mutual, Manulife, and more. She also works with small to midsized firms including professional practices, tech firms and more.

Cheryl Cran provides leaders and teams (r)evolutionary change leadership skills to lead with 2020 vision with the leading edge 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 inspire leaders to drive transformation in a fast paced world and to create the future workplace TODAY!

As an award winning internationally renowned consultant and keynote speaker for twenty years, Cheryl has worked with hundreds of industries, in dozens of countries and with thousands of audiences worldwide working with leaders sharing insights to more effectively lead in these rapid times of fast paced change, increase innovation capabilities, build enhanced agility for individuals and to ultimately inspire 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 fast rise to success in those industries resulted in her interest in helping others rise to success and she left to pursue an opportunity of interning for a major consulting firm before establishing her own consulting firm in the late nineties. Fast forward and today Cheryl has a since developed a thriving practice and esteemed global clients who have achieved breakthrough success as a result of working with her.

Cheryl Cran 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 best selling, "101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work" is a global success. It has been translated into several languages and has been the guide for training programs that are currently licensed by partners in over 60 countries.

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 Cheryl was inducted into the Canadian Speaker Hall of Fame, an honor awarded to less than 30 others.

A highly regarded American speakers bureau named Cheryl Cran as one of the top female 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.


Offered Programs

THE FUTURE OF WORK IS NOW - Are you ready?

What will leaders and their teams have to do to thrive today and beyond to the year 2020? Today’s challenges include ongoing global change, technological innovation and changing workplace dynamics.

Employee engagement, creating leaders for the future, attracting and retaining top talent are all elements that are rapidly changing and impacting the way we work and how we need to change to meet the challenges of the future workplace today.

This keynote will provide researched global business insights, thought provoking, creative, leading edge ideas and strategies on how leaders can take immediate action to increase team buy in, adaptability and execution NOW as we head towards 2020.

Cheryl’s style is high energy and interactive, she presents relevant research and her presentations always have fun movie clips and music. Cheryl is well known for delivering the ‘WOW’ Factor. With Cheryl Cran you are guaranteed to have increased audience engagement, an audience that leaves with easy to implement ideas and are inspired to lead with 2020 vision to build the future workplace today.

Attendees will leave this session with:

  • A look at the trends and technologies shaping the future workplace today
  • Ideas for leaders and their teams to adapt their personality style and leadership style to the evolving workplace
  • Tools to use to and the “how” to successfully engage the multiple generations in the workplace
  • Insights into how leaders need to adapt to the ever-changing reality of worker attitudes and shifting attitudes on loyalty, job satisfaction and how work is done.
  • Case studies and examples of progressive companies that are on the cutting edge of creating innovative workplaces and creating the template for the workplace of the future
  • Strategies on how to get everyone on board with the overall vision, build excitement for the company’s direction and create commitment and buy-in to taking action today and for the future

Lead Change In a Fast Paced and Technological Workplace

This change leadership keynote is for everyone because “everyone is a leader!”

Everyone in the workplace is working in times of intense technological innovation and dealing with ongoing change.

The key is how to inspire and engage everyone to be ‘leaders of change’ and to dynamically increase innovation, collaboration and success for everyone in the company and for the business overall.

This keynote focuses on how each individual can harness their own inner abilities to lead change and personal leadership in a positive and proactive way.

This keynote is based on Cheryl’s new book “The Art of Change Leadership” (Wiley 2015)

Attendees will leave this session with:

  • Further insight into how is fast change is impacting the speed of work and how we as leaders need to build adaptability to the new reality
  • A shifted perspective on how we as individuals can harness positive stress and leverage time in an increasingly fast-paced work environment
  • A clear understanding of how each generation views change, deals with change and strategies to improve change responses and actions
  • Insight into their own personal change behaviors and tools to leverage their individual ability to adapt more quickly to ongoing change with a positive approach
  • Tools to lead change with multiple perspectives including emotional intelligence, generation intelligence and energetic intelligence
  • Skills to elevate communication in a way that speaks to the higher potential of each individual and creates unprecedented understanding and commitment to change as we move forward
  • A change leadership ‘journey map’ a guide to follow to lead change beyond the program

Cheryl’s style is fast-talking, relevant, interactive, high energy with movies and music- the results?

Increased audience engagement, easy to put into use ideas and inspired actionable results.

Upgrade Your Leadership OS
(Operating System)

We are living in a time of fast paced transformation and YOU are the transformers!

The key skills needed in these fast moving times are the ability to think fast, make prudent decisions quickly, test innovative ideas and to collaborate with fast responsiveness. Think about it, we keep upgrading our technologies and as technology speeds up we need our ‘thinking’ to be upgraded too!

In this ‘evolutionary’ keynote you will learn how your thinking and your mindset can impact the speed with which you and your team are able to respond and create. Imagine if you were able to download a new version of thinking that would allow you to move faster and get results more quickly.

This keynote provides insight into the ‘how’ to do just that.

Attendees will leave this session with:

  • How leadership thought has evolved over the past few decades and how it relates to what was needed in the business through each of those time periods
  • How technology has created a multi tasking and multiple priorities reality and what to do to maximize abilities to thrive in this reality
  • The four levels of leadership awareness model that provides you with a ‘tool’ to elevate your thoughts and to align your actions with the new ‘leadership operating system’
  • How to leverage mindfulness as an evolutionary strategy and other new strategies to increase your creativity, speed of thought and ability to execute effectively
  • How to leverage emotional intelligence with ‘energy’ intelligence to increase collaboration and connection with others
  • By using Level Four Focus, how to commit to ‘knowledge sharing’ as a future of work strategy and to engage all employees

Cheryl’s style is fast-talking, relevant, interactive, high energy with movies and music- the results?

Increased audience engagement, easy to put into use ideas and inspired actionable results.