Business Agility Expert and Best-Selling Author
Pamela Meyer, Ph.D. is a leading Agile Innovation Catalyst for business leaders who recognize they urgently need to shift their way of working to compete in a rapidly changing market. Through her in-depth research and expertise in understanding how adults learn to innovate and improvise, along with two decades of working with Fortune 500 to Fortune 50 companies Meyer helps business leaders implement best practices to drive results. Pamela Meyer recognizes that agility is a non-negotiable competence of our time. With proven strategies, she shows organizations how to make the agility shift to respond to and seize new opportunities presented by the unexpected and unplanned.
Pamela Meyer is a sought-after keynote speaker who inspires audiences around the world with new perspectives and actionable ideas to become more agile and innovative.
A thought leader for business success, Meyer is the author of four books on agility, innovation, and learning, including The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams and Organizations and From Workplace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning and Changing Through Dynamic Engagement. She has also contributed two chapters to edited books on transformative learning, as well as written numerous articles and papers.
Leadership and Teamwork
Specializing in leadership and team development, Meyer helped design the new manager training program for T-Mobile, based on The Agility Shift. The program recently received national attention with a silver Brandon Hall HCM Excellence in Learning award in the category of Best Unique or Innovative Learning & Development Program.
A Certified ScrumMaster®, Meyer also helps leaders, teams, and organizations that are adopting agile frameworks to make the necessary mindset and practice shifts to energize engagement and realize results.
In addition to her work with organizations, Pamela Meyer teaches courses in business creativity, organizational change and adult learning at DePaul University, School for New Learning in Chicago, where she served as director of the Center to Advance Education for Adults and Faculty Fellow at the Center for Creativity and Innovation, part of the Driehaus College of Business and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
Making the Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams and Organizations
Most of us know that we cannot expect people or organizations to be effective using ways of thinking and working designed for another era. Success today depends on our ability to learn and adapt in the midst of change. It depends on shifting both our mindset and organizational practices. Pamela Meyer will help you make this agility shift in her high-content, high engagement keynote. In this dynamic session, Pamela draws on her years of research and experience helping teams and organizations across sectors to become more agile and innovative. Not only will you learn how organizations are thriving in the midst of uncertainty and change through inspiring examples, you will leave with ideas you can use right away to start making your own agility shift. In addition, you will discover: How to make the mindset shift necessary for agile success; How to improve your capacity to respond to unexpected and unplanned; challenges and opportunities using available resources; The six dynamics of the agility shift to boost performance and engagement; How becoming more agile will improve your bottom line and sustain your success. This keynote is based on themes and best practices from Pamela’s book, The Agility Shift: Creating Agile Leaders, Teams and Organizations (Routledge, 2015). Pamela will be happy to sign copies of the book at the conclusion of her keynote.