BENITA'S KEYNOTE TOPICS
BUILD BACK BETTER
The world has been upended. The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted people, communities and businesses in ways we could have never previously imagined, exposing fault lines in our economy and the very foundations of our society. We now have an opportunity to ‘choose well’, to reimagine how we live, work and play, to address our weaknesses, to tackle inequality, to embed sustainability and build back better.
In this talk Build Back Better: How to Become a Changemaker, I’ll delve deep into the world of changemaking, to reveal how we as businesses, communities and individuals can rebuild in a way that rather than plaster over our fissures, seeks from the outset to create for people and planet. With insights from world-leading changemakers, plus research, and content worth sharing this session will help you on your journey to Build Back Better and become a Changemaker company of the future.
Based on 5 years of research, my ground-breaking book Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the changemakers behind new, impactful business models and initiatives that are transforming lives and the planet. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 social innovators, Generation Share showcases the extraordinary stories of social entrepreneurs and innovators who are tackling pressing issues such as climate change, poverty and inclusivity. In this talk, you’ll meet the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you’ll discover the creators of trust cafes, fashion libraries and open kitchens who are changing the world. Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution.
CHANGEMAKING THE FUTURE: ANATOMY OF A CHANGEMAKER
For the last 10 years,I have been researching and collecting stories of changemakers worldwide. In this session, I will reveal the six key traits of a changemaker, what it takes to drive societal transformation and how companies can become changemaker brands and survive in the digital age.
BECOME A LIFE-CHANGING BUSINESS: REBEL INNOVATION AND THE POWER OF PURPOSE
In 2020, companies cannot survive on creating commercial value alone; Covid-19 has demonstrated that business is far from usual. With global health challenges, the climate crisis and social uncertainty, businesses cannot ignore social and environmental factors. This keynote explains how companies can create tripartite value, by becoming rebel innovators, channeling the power of purpose, changing lives and ensuring their future in the process.
THE SHARING ECONOMY AND COLLABORATIVE ADVANTAGE
The Sharing Economy is causing the greatest societal shift since the Industrial Revolution and is the biggest business trend of all time. Any company or organization can participate; they just need to know how. In an era where collaboration is all, global Sharing Economy expert Benita lifts the lid on the myths and secrets of this disruptive trend and demonstrates why having a Collaborative Advantage is essential for every business.
BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY AND FUTURE TRENDS
Innovation and new technologies have disrupted, created and destroyed markets. In this session, Benita gives an overview of the latest business model innovations, future trends and shows how you can build a sustainable business.
FUTURE LEADERSHIP: DEVELOP LEADERS WHO WILL FUTURE-PROOF YOUR COMPANY
In 2020, for companies to survive, they need the kind of leaders who are not only able to navigate the digital age but can lead change. Drawing on years of research, Benita Matofska talks about how to develop the change-maker leaders that can take your company into the future. Drawing on the many leadership programs and organisations that Benita has been involved in over 30 years, she provides the key insights to developing the responsible and social leadership skills your company needs to be ahead of the rest.