Presentations / Speaking

Speaker Lois Keay-Smith has presented professionally for over 15 years, from large public events to small and intimate staff gatherings, conferences to workshops. As careers are dynamic, it pays to be on the front foot and drive your career. Topics offered include:

  • You and Your Career
    You are the driver of your own career – what does this mean for you, as the world of work continues to change and evolve? In this presentation, we delve into the important elements of your career – including realising your strengths and values, what energises you, the importance of connections and building a network, and cultivating your personal resilience.
  • Career Dynamics in Changing Times
    “There is nothing more constant than change.” So it makes sense in times of challenge and change to ensure that you are driving your own career and taking the right actions to enhance your career mobility and agility.  This session will delve into some key concepts of career development and stimulate thought on how you can enhance your career mobility, agility – and continued employability – in changing times.
  • Career Disruption – what you can do about it
    We are living in the age of VUCA –  Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.  What does this mean for you and your career? This session will delve into the future of work, some key concepts of career development and help you to reflect upon your career and ways that you can drive your own career, within an age of disruption.
  • Build your Brand, Craft your Career
    In times of challenge and change to ensure that you are not only building your own brand, but also designing and crafting your own career.   This session will delve into some key concepts of career development and stimulate thought on how you can enhance your career brand, agility – and continued employability – in an age of constant change and disruption. Leave this session stimulated with ideas to get your personal brand and your career in even better shape.
  • Stop Networking, Start Connecting – how to Cultivate a Brilliant Career
    Connections or relationships are vital in your career and in life.  It is easy to overlook this fact, especially when “networking” can seem uncomfortable or unnatural.  Like any skill, it can be learned. In this session we look at ways to connect with people at events and functions, in the workplace and other settings, so that you can build connections with greater confidence, and enhance your career and business opportunities.