In today's business world, companies need to be constantly changing as those that stay as they were tend to fall by the wayside. Change within an organisation can bring its own challenges, with team members sometimes wary of change and those making changes unsure of how to handle reactions.
10 - 10.30 am. Networking
10.30 - 11 am Bridie Philpotts - Bridie Philpotts Associates - Change Happens - How To Deal With It
So many companies just bring about change without consulting with employees and are dumbfounded when not everyone embraces it. Bridie will talk you through some practical steps to ensure that change happens smoothly and eveyone is onboard with what is happening. With Bridie's expert knowledge you will avoid the pitfalls that can have a huge impact not only on morale but also your bottom line.
11 - 11.30 am Victoria Taylor - Napthens Solicitors - Planning For Change
Victoria discusses the legal side of change within a business, from the aspect of planning for what happens if company founders fall out, or indeed in the event of untimely deaths. Many companies have never considered this and what were great companies end up being sold because agreements weren't in place protecting the company.
11.30 - 12 pm Anne Williamson - Lucrative Marketing - So Now I Am The Marketing Person
Anne looks at change from the perspective of an employee. Many business owners like to promote those who are passionate about the company they work for and the marketing role is often filled by a non marketing person. 'it's scary' is something Anne hears many times when she works with the new recruit during her training sessions. In no time at all scary becomes fun - see how Anne does it.