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Management Vs. Employees: How Leaders Can Bridge the Power Gaps

This session will provide corporate leaders a roadmap for bridging the hierarchical gaps between management and employees to gain company-wide acceptance of transformative strategic initiatives. Serial entrepreneur Hayes Drumwright will demonstrate how to take responsibility for uncovering and fusing the inspiration potential at all levels of your organization and neutralizing the culture of fear and apathy that corrodes the team and organizational commitments of your employees.

Attendee Take-Aways:
• How to better implement change in today’s over-complicated, over-structured enterprise
• Inspire the enterprise employee base to work with the same passion as the founders and
executive team toward corporate success
• Traverse the often confusing array of new social media tools in order to better understand
which tool is appropriate to which situation without creating more social noise
• Ensure a 70% success rate for new initiatives instead of the current 70% failure rate critical to corporate productivity, profitability, and viability
Recorded Nov 9 2016 56 mins
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Katy Ring, Research Director, IT Services of 451 Research & Hayes Drumwright, CEO of POPin
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