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Strategic planning facilitation

I have been exposed to such an amazing variety of organizations to help with facilitation of their strategic planning. These range from trade unions, large, medium and small corporates, government departments and private schools. In all instances they want similar outcomes. E.g. Discover new organizational value using strategic planning Create new shared value for [...]

By |2019-08-27T14:35:27+02:00August 27th, 2019|Facilitation, Strategy|

A Mind for Stress Management

A MIND FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT AND WELLNESS – DR. STEVE HARRIS For this motivation presentation with optional additional workshopping in stress management and wellness, I use a multi-disciplinary and holistic approach with particular emphasis on mental toughness. The process involves physical and mental health. I can cover the following 12 steps: 1. Identifying and [...]

Teambuilding using cultural diversity

This week I facilitated a team building intervention with team activities for 200 staff members of a government organization. The mail below provides initial feedback given to the client. Thank you, from Dan and me, for the opportunity of assisting you with your team building. Please pass on my good wishes and thanks to your [...]

By |2019-06-02T19:06:23+02:00June 2nd, 2019|Team Building|

“Boundaries” for Sexual harassment, bullying, and discrimination

This week I responded to an inquiry from the British Foreign and Commonwealth office requesting a proposal to address increasing concerns of sexual harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Foreign & Commonwealth Office My delivery, at present, is limited to group presentations and facilitation on strategic planning, motivational speaking, teamwork, mental toughness, gritting, and conflict resolution. I [...]

By |2019-03-14T05:34:41+02:00March 14th, 2019|Dr Steve Harris, Motivational speakers|

What do you know about the competence game?

Get in the game To start, you need to become useful in areas for which you have passion. To do this, you develop a solid platform to step onto, provided by a formal qualification embedded in conventional wisdom. Instead of a qualification, you could develop a skill or an experiential self-taught advantage. Some successful [...]

By |2019-01-25T06:02:09+02:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Strategy and motivational preparation for 2019

This week I spent a day work-shopping strategic planning, giving motivational talks and team building with ENM holding as part of their quest to take their organization from Surviving to Thriving through creating success and significance. The main points we covered were: How will your organization become significant? How can you improve your anticipation and adaptability [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:39:22+02:00November 20th, 2018|Motivational speakers|

Facilitating A Strategic Planning Session For Anglo American

Seven crucial points on the role of strategy Anglo American hired me as facilitator for their strategic planning conference. In addition, they wanted me, as a motivational speaker, to give two key note speeches. These were titled; the role of strategy to move from surviving to thriving and the seven steps to mental toughness. [...]

By |2018-11-08T09:28:09+02:00November 8th, 2018|Facilitation|

Seven steps to wellness

Kumba Iron Ore hired me to speak as a motivational speaker at their global safety conference. My brief was to magnify their health and safety theme. I decided to focus on wellness and factors of individual well-being. The seven steps I suggested and expanded on were:: Passion: Rediscover the passion that drives your (and the environment's) well-being Nutrition: Eat a sufficiency from healthy food choices for enjoyment and energy Exercise: [...]

By |2018-10-30T22:50:55+02:00October 30th, 2018|Motivational speakers, Team Building, Teamwork|

Seven steps to providing facilitation

Johannesburg city hired me as a facilitator, who is also a motivational speaker, for their three-day mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba’s, strategic session (Lekgotla).  The group consists of 120 delegates, comprising a mix of politicians and employees. The main outcome was to ensure improved service delivery to Johannesburg residents. The secondary outcome was creating new value [...]

By |2018-10-25T14:07:27+02:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|