Past speaking engagemens
In the academic arena, Elke has distinguished herself as a professor, where her research and teaching have contributed significantly to the field of psychology. Her academic rigor and commitment to exploring new frontiers in psychological research inform the depth and richness of her keynote presentations.
Elke's expertise is particularly revered in the corporate world, where she consults on enhancing workplace environments and employee well-being. Her strategies are not only based on academic theory but also on practical applications that improve productivity, employee satisfaction, and organizational health.
Her keynotes are tailored to inspire, educate, and motivate a wide range of audiences. Whether addressing corporate professionals, educational institutions, or public forums, Elke Geraerts delivers presentations that are not only thought-provoking and informative but also deeply impactful. She empowers her audience with the tools and knowledge to build mental resilience, adapt to change, and thrive in today's fast-paced world.
Invite Elke Geraerts to speak at your event and experience the transformative power of her insights. Her keynotes are an investment in the psychological well-being and success of your team or audience.
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The New Now
Elke Geraerts' keynote "The New Now" focuses on adapting to and thriving in the constantly evolving present, a theme particularly relevant in the context of rapid changes and challenges in the modern world. The keynote emphasizes the importance of being resilient and flexible in the face of change, and the need to continuously evolve and adapt to new circumstances. This message is particularly pertinent considering the fast-paced and often unpredictable nature of today's society and work environments.
We are living in volatile times and this has a huge impact on how we live and work. Escpecially in these challenging times it is important to keep our heads above water and be resilient. In this keynote, Elke shares her insights on mental resilience and how we can deal swiftly with any challenge. Expect an eye-opener that makes it crystal clear that investing in your own brain leads to more agility, energy and happiness and less stress?
The Mental Reset
The polycrisis is kicking in and people are suffering from chronic stress and burn-out like never before. But what if we are able to embrace this crisis as an opportunity for true transformation? What if we reset our (unhealthy) habits so we can face challenges stronger than we ever did before? What if we take this momentum as a head start for ourselves, for our teams and for our organizations? In this keynote, Elke inspires you with insights that you need for a post-pandemic era. She knows how hybrid work and life may render you more productivity energy and inner peace at the same time.
DISCOVER THE POWER OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY
Psychological safety: everyone is talking about it these days. Which begs the question: is this just another buzz word that has been initiated in the United States, or does the concept really deserve so much attention? Get convinced yourself of the value of psychological safety during this keynote by Elke Geraerts. After all, research shows that psychological safety promotes well-being, inclusion, and innovation. It establishes significant improvements in ownership, collaboration, learning, creativity, and performance. It is the driving force behind resilient and successful organisations. So there is every reason to fully focus on this crucial game changer.
Discover during this keynote what psychological safety means, why it is so important and learn how to create trust in the workplace by using concrete cases and tools. Moreover, what makes this keynote truly unique is the neuroscientific basis ofElke's story. Don't miss this keynote as psychological safety is the foundation of your resilient and successful team.
DARE TO LEAD
TRANSFORM TO HUMAN-CENTERED LEADERSHIP
As the work environment changes, so must leadership. The shifts of social and political turbulence, the merging of work and private life and flexible work arrangements are redefining the dynamic between leader and employee to a human-to-human relationship. And that requires timely skills.
As a leader, how can you make a difference in a world where change is the only constant? In this keynote, Elke Geraerts will tell you the ins and outs of human-centred leadership, defined as leading with authenticity, empathy, and adaptability.These traits have for some time been ranked among the most important qualities of great leaders - but they were mostly considered a nice to have. Today, they are required.
With her background in neuroscience, Elke shares insights that can have a huge impact on your self-leadership, your guts, resilience and focus, as well as on how you connect with your team members and embrace (neuro)diversity and establish psychological safety as a solid foundation. Join us on a leadership journey and discover how you dare to lead!