Productivity Conference 2024

08:00 – 18:00 | 26/06/2024 | Radisson Blu Hotel | £95.00 per delegate

Get ready to be inspired and motivated like never before at the upcoming Productivity Conference on June 26th! It has been announced that Jim Lawless, #1 Motivational Speaker and record-breaking freediver will be the keynote speaker!

With a captivating presence and a knack for igniting transformation, Jim Lawless has captivated audiences across five continents, reaching well over a million people. For two decades, his relentless focus has been on managing uncertainty, driving fast transformation, and achieving high performance.

As the Founder and CEO of Symmetry.inc, Jim leads a team dedicated to guiding global leaders in creating agile, intelligent organizations. His client roster reads like a who’s who of business giants, including Apple, Microsoft, Diageo, and Paysafe Group, alongside fast-growth startups and Olympic Teams.

Jim Lawless is not just a speaker; he’s a doer. He challenges the status quo by proving that “impossible” is just a word waiting to be redefined. Whether it’s becoming a televised jockey and shedding 25% of his body weight within a year or becoming the deepest freediver in British history in a mere 8 months, Jim embodies the principles he preaches.

His international acclaim stems from his infectious energy, his ability to infuse humour into profound insights, and his lasting impact on mindset and action. Attendees leave his sessions not just inspired but armed with a powerful new vocabulary and mindset that transforms their organisations from within.

Jim Lawless is more than just a speaker; he’s a force of nature. With a degree in Law and a decade-long stint as a commercial solicitor in the City of London and International Legal Counsel for a global tech company, Jim brings a unique blend of expertise and practical wisdom to the stage.

Beyond his professional achievements, Jim is a devoted dad, a loyal friend, a skilled helicopter pilot, and a relentless triathlete. His dedication to excellence extends far beyond the boardroom, making him a true inspiration to all who encounter him.

Why should I attend?

  • Gain valuable insights and strategies on boosting productivity and overcoming challenges in today’s business climate.
  • Learn from an impressive line-up of speakers and experts, including No 1 motivational speaker, Jim Lawless.
  • Network with other business leaders and operational staff to forge valuable relationships and discover new opportunities.
  • Leave the conference with practical tips and tools to implement in your own business, as well as a renewed sense of motivation and inspiration.
  • Attend interactive sessions that explore topics such as efficiency, waste elimination, and aligning your business with its purpose.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals who share your interests and challenges.

Who should attend:

  • Business owners, entrepreneurs and solopreneurs
  • Leaders and Managers
  • Operational staff and team leaders
  • Anyone looking to increase their productivity and position their business for success in 2024 and beyond.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the transformative power of Jim Lawless at our Productivity Conference. Get ready to tame your tigers, defy the impossible, and lead with courage and conviction!

A message from the keynote speaker…

Afternoon workshops:

When booking choose one workshop from the 14:00-14:45 timeslot and one workshop from the 15:15-16:00 timeslot

Workshop 1 – Adopting Technology – 14:00 to 14:45

Tech Horizons: Streamlining for Tomorrow’s Success

In this interactive workshop we’ll chart a course from today’s tech landscape to tomorrow’s innovations. Discover how to pinpoint and automate your business’s unique processes, and tailor tech solutions for any size or sector. Engage with experts, gain actionable insights, and leave equipped to embrace the future of productivity. 

Delivered by Seb Lawson, Head of Projects, Digital Jersey and Rory Steel, Head of Digital Jersey Academy

Workshop 2 – Improving Efficiency – 14:00 to 14:45

Leading with Impact:  The Power of Blue Ocean Leadership

Serena will explore the blue ocean leadership concept and will delve into the importance of actions, behaviours and activities in the workplace and the impacts this has on follower and organisational performance.

Delivered by Serena Guthrie MBE

Workshop 3 – Exporting – 14:00 to 14:45

Taking a Big Bite of the APPLE

During this workshop Allan will provide a comprehensive guide on the benefits and considerations of exporting. Discover the secrets to unlocking new revenue streams and gaining a competitive edge while attracting top talent. Navigate the complexities of market entry, compliance, and cultural nuances with ease. This workshop is your roadmap to forging lasting partnerships, the factors when crafting a solid export strategy, and leveraging cutting-edge technology. Embrace the APPLE philosophy: Approach, Plan, Position, Learn, Execute, and watch your business thrive in the global marketplace.

Delivered by Allan Watts, Orchid Communications

Workshop 4 – Capital Investment – 15:15 to 16:00

Investment Essentials for Growth

An insightful workshop on capital investment, where we’ll delve into the crucial aspects of using cash flow and investment appraisal techniques. This workshop is designed to help you determine whether an investment will create value for your business, identify the optimal timing for investments, and explore various financing options. By the end of the session, you’ll gain the clarity and confidence needed to answer the pivotal question: “Am I making the right decision?”

Delivered by Rebecca Berry, Berrys Chartered Accountants

Workshop 5 – Process & Organisation – 15:15 to 16:00

Seven Wastes, One Solution: Business Efficiency and Productivity  

Join Brian for an exciting journey through the world of business efficiency in this dynamic and hands-on workshop. Dive into the seven hidden wastes that could be slowing down your organisation – from unnecessary transport to the perils of overproduction. Discover innovative strategies to streamline your processes, reduce waste, and elevate your team’s performance. Engage directly with the material as you map out your own processes, identify areas for improvement, and craft a tailored action plan to eliminate inefficiencies. Don’t miss this chance to transform they way you do business and unlock new levels of productivity in your organisation.

Delivered by Brian Butler, Accelerate

Workshop 6 – Upskilling, engagement & wellbeing – 15:15 to 16:00

Thriving with Resilience: A Path to Productivity 

This fast-paced workshop will provide you with essential skills that make resilience a part of your daily life. Together, we will explore the skills behind this transformation, understanding how it enables us not just to survive but to thrive. The Resilience Development Co’s mission is to enable individuals in organisations to combat rising stress levels and burnout while enhancing productivity and engagement.

Delivered by John Watkins, Resilience Development Co.

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