The Metaphysics of High Performance Cultures.



What is Emergence?

The Emergence Keynote unpacks Michael's research into the hidden aspect of all high performance cultures. Specifically, he shares how the process of 'emergence' occurs when a complex entity has specific and compelling properties or behaviours that its parts do not have on their own. These properties 'emerge' only when they interact in a wider whole. This concept is vital to understand in order to unlock high performance in complex business settings, and is the underlying core principle of all of Michael's ground breaking teachings.



What will you learn?

  • What is Emergence?
  • How does it work?
  • Why is it important to understand 'emergence' to create a high performance culture?
  • How to merge into emergence to deepen the experience of work and lift the outcomes that can be achieved
  • Learn how emergence requires humility and optimism to become active, and how the human ego will resist its presence



What problems can be addressed?

  • Failure to unlock your full business potential despite your best efforts
  • Consistently under achievement
  • Using outdated ways of thinking to address current and future conditions
  • Plateaued levels of performance and staff engagement
  • Feeling like something is missing in your business that you can't quite put your finger on



Suitable for:

  • Business leaders at all levels
  • Strategic planners
  • People and Culture and senior HR



Participants’ comments:

"Emergence was a new concept for our leaders that immediately explained why we have experienced the performance challenges we have, and how to resolve them. Inspiring, fascination and motivating talk."

"I learnt about emergence at university in biology and physics, and never realised how powerful it could be when applied to business. A wonderful, eye-opening keynote."

"As usual, Michael has approached a business problem with a social scientist's perceptive, and delivered gold."



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