Silvia's scientific background and curiosity about the human brain led her to a decade long journey of research into optimal brain functioning and the application of neuroscience in leadership and daily life. Her past and current roles have uniquely prepared her for the current undertaking, that of leadership activist & change agent.
Silvia Damiano founded the About my Brain Institute in 2009, with the purpose of democratizing leadership & neuroscience. She has a passionately held belief, that leaders in our 21st-century global economy and their organizations must radically change long-held ideas of what constitutes effective leadership.
In her ground-breaking book ‘Leadersh
ip is Upside Down’ and the 2018 documentary ‘MakeMe A Leader’, Silvia provides both compelling evidence and explores the importance of leadership in our personal and professional lives and what it takes to develop the human behind the leader.
Silvia has worked in different countries, across many industries, helping teams and organizations improve business performance. Silvia’s clients have described her as a passionate, dynamic, a highly experienced speaker and master facilitator on the topics of Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Change, Neuroleadership & Engagement.
Fredrik has delivered 2,000 presentations in over 60 countries on 6 continents. He was voted Speaker of The Year in Sweden as well as selected as one of the "The Best Swedish Speakers Ever". He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), one of 700 globally, as well as Global Speaking Fellow, one of only 30 globally.
He has authored 10 books, including "The Idea Book" which was included in "The 100 Best Business Books of All Time". He is also the author of "One World. One Company". It is a book about what it means to be a Truly Global Company.
Fredrik’s specialty is to be the “Global Conference Speaker”. He knows how to craft a speech so that, let’s say, an American, a Brazilian, a German and a Chinese all will be inspired and laugh and the same time feel that they walk away from the session with meaningful takeaways that were relevant to them. He will adapt and customize the keynote to ensure maximum impact for the audience.
Just last year, Fredrik spoke at 23 different global (or international conferences), and he was, again, invited to speak in 23 different countries on 4 continents. Fredrik is a truly global speaker, with examples from all over the world - suitable for your global (or international) conference.
Geoff Burch is considered to be Europe’s most exciting business speaker and writer. A phenomenon who delights audiences throughout the world, Geoff is a remarkable speaker whose unique and refreshing outlook on all manner of business topics has made his name into a global brand and himself into someone who is constantly in demand for his memorable and uplifting presentations. His credentials are impressive, working extensively with the world’s major blue chip companies to motivate and inspire their people and as a regular contributor and presenter on television and radio.
Geoff is the presenter of his own business show on BBC Television called All Over the Shop. He is the author of many hugely popular cult business books, published worldwide, which include: Resistance is Useless - the Art of Business Persuasion: Go It Alone: Writing on the Wall: and The Way of the Dog.
His extensive use of humour should not hide the fact that he has some powerful business messages which can benefit any organization. Indeed, recent research suggests that audiences cannot listen to a boring speaker – however important the message or the topic. Up to 86% of an audience will have switched off within three minutes of the start of a presentation by a non-stimulating speaker. The same research shows that over 90% of an audience retains more than 83% of the messages that Geoff puts forward on your behalf. Geoff absorbs your key messages and turns them into hilarious but very memorable stories.
The son of a Viennese psychiatrist, Geoff has a wealth of experience in illustrating the thinking required to find business success. Every organization will benefit from his compelling messages and entertaining style, finding them relaxed and fun. His observations are unique and the impact he has on an audience is amazing. Geoff looks at every conceivable area of business and is renowned for taking a sideways look at the latest business fads and fashions, and then translating them into a memorable message that everyone can understand.
Geoff is meticulous in preparing his presentations, studying the profile of the audience, the market in which they work, the competition they face, and how to exploit the advantages they have. He then uses this specific information to custom-build an inspirational and unforgettable presentation. He has the power to make any organization believe in itself and to establish and maintain the motivation to succeed.
Geoff can speak on almost any business topic and can deliver presentations on many subjects, for example: Fast Companies: Sales: Agility: Customer Relationships: Change: Motivation: Leadership: Working Together: Empowerment: Delivering the Vision: Entrepreneurial Organisations. All these are presented in an enjoyable and thought-provoking way so that even the dullest business subject is turned into an exciting rollercoaster ride that leaves the audience thrilled and convinced. As possibly the most original business guru in the world, Geoff will provide, as his impressive client base will testify, a very high level of excitement and delight.