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Cited by Sir Ken Robinson as the very embodiment of his high-thinking on unleashing creativity and human potential, Richard Gerver’s transformative approach to leading change and innovation has been embraced by business and educational organizations all over the world.
Richard Gerver, author of Change: Learn to Love It, Learn to Lead It, offers a groundbreaking look into how the world is dealing with the challenge of unleashing human potential and embracing and leading change. Gerver, a former school principal and advisor to the UK Government, has taken innovation by storm. He has been named UK Business Speaker of the Year twice and has spoken at both TED and RSA events. His unique experience and insight into realising human potential now has him focusing his time on working with all types organizations at the forefront of global innovation and excellence including Microsoft, Deloitte, Google and TUI, as well as working with some of the world's most iconic retail organizations including Harrods in London. In his latest book, Simple Thinking: How to Remove Complexity from Life and Work (August 2016), Gerver shares simple behaviors that unclutter obstacles and blockages to enable you to unlock your full potential.
Gerver's unique insight into our development from infants to adults helps us to understand the nature of our personal and professional responses to risk, change, creativity and development. His ability to connect experiences across many, often seemingly different environments, helps people to expand their thinking and their own perception of their potential. With his trademark humor and insight, Gerver shares his experience on cultural and organizational transformation, human development and management with groups around the world. Thanks to his own story and his authentic first hand experiences, Gerver has been described as one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation, he however, argues that his work is focused on three words; communication, empowerment and impact.
Maintaining the Learning Curve
The Act of Being Proactive in Education
How Leadership Teams Best Build an Organization Fit to Innovate
Simplicity: An Uncomplicated Guide to Success
Resilience: The Currency of the High Roller
Education: Tomorrow Belongs to Those Who Prepare For It
Change: Leading and Sustaining a Culture of Organizational Change
Richard Gerver was thoughtful, energetic and entertaining. I can't recommend him highly enough.Executive Programs SunGard Higher Education
One person cannot be the sole catalyst for change. Great ideas can come from anywhere. You have to trust your team. Gerver is a maverick and most independent retailers will warm to him immediately from the pacey dialogue. his speech is beautifully presented and filled with ideas that will encourage you to live your dreams and to connect to other people.The Grocer Magazine
Richard Gerver was so amazing! He was exactly as you described him to be and oh so much more! Richard was right there with us... so in tune to what our members needed to hear, and oh so articulate and engaging. Now we want him back! Thank you for recommending him and for all that you did to help make this happen.Alaska Society for Technology in Education
Richard Gerver is one of the clearest and most passionate voices for radical change both in education and in business. As a highly successful and revolutionary school principal he has transformed the expectations and achievements of children, teachers and communities alike. In his compelling presentations and books he now takes his powerful message of hope and possibility to educators, policy makers and business leaders around the world. It's a message that has to be heard.Sir Ken Robinson
This man is a genius. Best speech we have attended. Excellent new way of thinking. Amazing. Very thought provoking, an opportunity to challenge status quo.Harrods