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Speak Easy

Welcome to ‘Speak Easy’ – WSB’s blog on speaking industry trends, insights, speaker news, and expert advice from the world’s best thought leaders.

Dr. Simone Ahuja shares insights into how to uncover the functional, emotional, and social needs of your organization so you can disrupt resistance, increase engagement and keep innovating.

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What My Son’s “Swearing” Taught Me About Resistance to Change · Simone Ahuja

Dr. Simone Ahuja shares insights into how to uncover the functional, emotional, and social needs of your organization so you can disrupt resistance, increase engagement and keep innovating.

Acclaimed global trend-watcher and futurist Dr. Vikram Mansharamani shares his insights about global developments that might affect our world in the next five years.

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Looking Ahead: Thinking about Possible Futures  · Vikram Mansharamani

Acclaimed global trend-watcher and futurist Dr. Vikram Mansharamani shares his insights about global developments that might affect our world in the next five years.

Former Head of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Co., Duncan Wardle, shares insights to help companies embed a culture of innovation and creativity across their entire organization.

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Why “Think Different”? Because from Now On, It’s Business as Unusual · Duncan Wardle

Former Head of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company, Duncan Wardle, shares insights to help companies embed a culture of innovation and creativity across their entire organization.

Legendary hotelier and founding president of Ritz-Carlton, Horst Schulze, shares four key principles that can help leaders bring their vision to fruition in 2023.

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Leaders Aren’t Born, They’re Made: Leadership as an Acquired Skill · Horst Schulze

Legendary hotelier and founding president of Ritz-Carlton, Horst Schulze, shares four key principles that can help leaders bring their vision to fruition in 2023.

Bestselling author and Co-Founder of MTV's "The Buried Life," Ben Nemtin, shares a story on the importance of giving, and how when we help others, we create a ripple effect that impacts countless others.

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The Ripple Effect of Kindness · Ben Nemtin

Bestselling author and Co-Founder of MTV’s “The Buried Life,” Ben Nemtin, shares a story on the importance of giving, and how when we help others, we create a ripple effect that impacts countless others.

Innovation Expert and Founder of FutureThink, Lisa Bodell, shares a no-brainer trend in employee retention that you can’t afford to miss.

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The Employee Retention Secret? Simplicity. · Lisa Bodell

Innovation Expert and Founder of FutureThink, Lisa Bodell, shares a no-brainer trend in employee retention that you can’t afford to miss.