28may12:00 pm1:00 pmShaping your future: tools to define your own futurewith Lisa Taylor - President, Challenge Factory and author of 3 books. Recognized leader in the future of work and career development12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time Reserve your seat!
In times of uncertainty, it often feels impossible to plan. This session presents tools that put you back in control even when everything around you is out of your control.
Join us, 9 AM San Francisco / 12PM New York / 17:00 London / 18:00 Berlin
Lisa Taylor is a sought-after expert, speaker, and columnist on today’s changing world of work. As President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation, Lisa offers invaluable leadership and insights about the Future of Work—with a focus on how demographics, talent equity, the freelance economy, and new market dynamics present opportunities to gain strategic workforce and career advantage.
After receiving her MBA in Strategic Management and Public Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Lisa held progressive roles at Deloitte and Hewlett-Packard. In 2014, Lisa was recognized by the Urban Land Institute as one of Canada’s Top 100 Women for her work in the areas of leadership, employment, and city building. She was also recognized by the Career Professionals of Canada as their 2015 Outstanding Career Leader.
With a successful career in the corporate sector already under her belt, Lisa realized that she wanted to focus on shaping the Future of Work and Canada’s approach to career development. She founded Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation to make her passion a reality, and quickly got to work helping her clients find creative solutions to today most pressing career and workforce challenges. A key part of Lisa’s success is her ability to blend together a variety of disciplines—including scientific inquiry, career and identity theory, and military crisis management—to craft powerful messages about self-determination and the best paths through crisis, disruption, and uncertainty.
Lisa is the author of the Retain and Gain series of career management playbooks for small businesses and non-profits and charities. Her third book, The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work, is published by University of Toronto Press-Rotman Imprint. Her expertise is widely recognized in The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal, CBC, TVO, and other major outlets.
Lisa sits on the Boards of Directors of the Canadian Special Operations Forces Regiment Association and CERIC, and she also co-chairs CERIC’s Marketing Committee. She is a member of the Canadian Council for Career Development’s Standards and Guidelines stakeholder committee, and a representative for Team Canada with the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy.
(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time