Superfast: How to Set the Pace and Lead in a World of Speed

As technology drives disruption and the expectation that everything needs to be faster, there are more opportunities and there can also be more pressure placed on us all. Sophie’s new book “Superfast: Lead at Speed” presents a practical approach sharing how leaders can manage the pace, since it is based on research amongst 100 global leaders of different sized organisations and all types of sectors.
Get inspired by this energising and stimulating session that gets you thinking and leaves you with practical ideas to apply immediately:
  • What’s the difference between ‘leading’ and ‘managing’ in a world that’s moving fast?
  • How can we set things up to be able to respond to opportunities at speed?
  • What’s the key to accelerating business success through a mix of frameworks and freedom?
  • Discover tips, tools and techniques that others have used successfully to lead at speed including: A new alternative to ‘time management’ to help you get things done; Dealing with the speedbumps and blockers to increase velocity; When we need to slow down to speed up; How you can personally develop your own plan to step up the pace

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About The Speaker

SOPHIE DEVONSHIRE

Sophie is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur, brand specialist and author – “Superfast: Lead at Speed” – who has worked successfully with a number of global companies, both inside the organisation (Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Interbrand and Leo Brunett) and consultancy/agency side as well as setting up, managing and selling her own business.

Sophie is now the CEO of The Caffeine Partnership, a unique business consultancy which helps leaders to work with purpose and pace. She is an “acceleration addict”, constantly curious about how to speed up success. She applies the principles of Caffeine (a psychoactive stimulant) to her approach to work and writing; stimulating business.

Sophie has worked and lived in London, Tallinn and Dubai as well as consulted for brands across the globe. She is also a commentator on the future of brands and in addition has won awards for innovative business set-ups which support a futuristic way of working. Sophie writes and speaks on the role brands play in successful business. She’s also a passionate advocate of flexible working as the future of effective companies.

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