There are three categories of ability: Managing Yourself – being your best while accommodating a fast-moving change agenda, Managing the Work – understanding the steps and activities to progress through a transition, and Managing Others – aligning people on goals and enabling them to work collaboratively to achieve them.
Through interactive workshops, presentations and keynotes, we discuss the key success factors required for leaders and teams to champion their change agenda and how to build them. Examples of successful and unsuccessful initiatives provide guardrails to guide knowledge and skill development.
- Leading Yourself and Others Through Change
- Change on the Run: Surviving Workplace Uncertainty
- Leadership in Times of Transformational Change
The video above is a clip from an Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) global conference. My session was called “Co-Creating Culture: The Art of Enabling Employee-directed Performance.”
What Leaders Say About Phil’s Speaking Engagements
“Phil’s expertise in change management and proven track record of success is only surpassed by his uncanny ability to infuse electrifying energy into every endeavor he leads, be it a speaking engagement, workshop or project. His personal brand of leadership is anchored in a strong foundation of values, conveying a deep sense of authenticity and integrity in all his business and personal interactions.”
|Tony Murphy, Senior Vice President, Human Resources North America Mondelēz International
|“Phil Buckley is a world-class change leader and world champion enthusiast and this explains why. In a straightforward and engaging way, Phil answers the 50 questions all change manager need to answer with confidence to succeed. Rare too for a book in this field he shares the ‘how not to’ as the ‘how’. It’s a book any manager wanting to succeed in change should keep close by.”
|Professor Chris Bones, Dean Emeritus, Henley Business School, Professor of Leadership, University of Manchester
|“Phil’s presentations are inspiring – he makes the most challenging changes simple to understand and his practical approaches are easy to execute. It’s a joy to listen to such an interactive and animated expert in organizational change – he is one of a kind!”
|Luisa Girotto, Public Affairs Vice President, Starbucks Coffee Canada
|“Phil is an experienced change leader with a rare ability to personalize his talks by industry and audience, making his insights, stories and tips both relevant and actionable. His presentation ended our leadership conference with energy and purpose.”
|Bob Noftall, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, D+H
|Phil’s ability to create meaningful connections with every audience is bar-none, he strategically blends the right mix of enthusiasm, knowledge sharing, relatable examples and powerful questions to inspire and influence others with ease and a high degree of impact.
|Sarah Patterson, Talent Management Leader, Ontario Pension Board (OPB)
|Phil is an enthusiastic speaker who shares his knowledge of change management through stories, insights and practical advice. Interspersed with personal experiences and subtle humour, his approach is engaging, memorable, and highly relatable. Having garnered extremely positive feedback from attendees, there is a clear appetite to bring Phil back for additional change-related topics and interactive audience dialogues. We look forward to hearing him speak at future chapter events.
|Cindy Smith, Vice President, ACMP Toronto Chapter
|We invited Phil to speak to our members (and some non-members) at one of our professional development events. We couldn’t have been more pleased with the result! Phil was a great speaker and really engaged the audience. He has a friendly, down to earth style that made the audience very comfortable and as a result, they asked many questions that turned the event into an engaging conversation rather than a presentation, which was the goal we were aiming for. The feedback from attendees was some of the best we’ve ever received, with comments like:
“Phil was a great speaker with thoughtful and informative information on change management.”
“Speaker was energetic and engaged well with the audience.”
“I believe this was one of the best programs IABC has offered.”
The Board of Directors was extremely pleased with the outcome and we would highly recommend Phil as a speaker on this topic.
Rob Caldera, Vice President – Professional Development, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), New Jersey Chapter