Have you ever needed to change the way staff, leaders or customers think, act and buy? Have you ever wished there were a formula that worked every time? We need to stop 'managing' change and start driving it. Dominic Thurbon has cracked code for making change happen. Changenomics is the ultimate formula for driving innovation, collaboration and behaviour change in your business.

Dominic is co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at ChangeLabs, a behaviour change company with over 70 staff across Australia, New Zealand and North America. He is architect of award-winning behaviour change programs reaching over 300,000 people each year, with clients including Apple, IBM, Lexus, Microsoft, the Commonwealth Bank and Johnson & Johnson.

At just 29, Dom has lead research on international best-sellers in the fields of innovation and change (published in over 10 countries), co-authored white papers on subjects as diverse as talent management and the impact of video games on work, and built a global business.

He is also a world top-10 debater and internationally sought after keynote speaker, known for his dynamic style and unique fusion of practical business experience with research-driven insight.

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HOW TO BECOME THE OBVIOUS CHOICE

It has never been harder to stand out. In B2B, B2C, even in job markets, it's getting harder and harder to differentiate, compete and win. There are many reasons for this: digitisation has flooded the market with content and competition; commoditisation is driving prices and margins down, and making it harder to sustainably compete; rising complexity is making it harder for companies to articulate clear, relevant value propositions; and customer loyalty is 'so 20th century'.

In this changing world, we can't compete on features, service or price... we have to matter.

In this provocative and dynamic presentation, Karrikins Group co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Dom Thurbon will:

  • Unpack the major disruptive forces that are redefining the way business is being done, and value is being created
  • Use inspiring, real-word case studies to show how a diverse array of companies are responding effectively
  • Show how we can make our products, our services and our brands matter to our customers and staff
  • Give you the formula for effectively dealing with and thriving in times of disruption and change

Changenomics: Insights into the secret science of behaviour change
Have you ever needed to change the way staff, leaders or even customers think, act and buy? Have you ever wished there were a formula that worked every time? We need to stop 'managing' change' and start driving it. Changenomics is the ultimate equation for driving change in your organisation and really making it stick! Dominic Thurbon developed Changenomics through years of research and first-hand experience in deploying award-winning change programs to over 300,000 people a year. In this eye-opening and dynamic presentation, Dominic will leave your audience the tools to:

  • Make change happen in their teams (and for themselves!)
  • Drive more innovation and collaboration in your team or business
  • Attract, engage and retain the next generation of workers
  • Thrive in the workplace of the future


Unleashing the Power of Collaboration If only we all knew what we all knew
To get ahead in the knowledge economy, companies must capture the expertise already floating around inside their four walls. Using everything from better technology to better meeting discipline, unleashing collaboration is a sure-fire way to drive innovation, productivity and engagement. In a competitive market, we cannot afford to let collaboration be a buzzword ? we need to implement real strategies for making it happen.
In this insightful and empowering presentation, Dominic will:

  • Give you the 5 behaviours to unleash collaboration, both personally and organisationally
  • Identify the common barriers to making it happen and show how they can overcome
  • Demonstrate the link between collaboration and innovation, productivity and engagement

Flip! Making innovation happen
There has never been a more important time to drive innovation in our businesses. As markets tighten and get more competitive, we are all under pressure to do more, with less, faster. But for too many companies, innovation is just a 'value' or a 'buzzword', not a practice that we all engage in every day. We can change that!
Based on first-hand experience around the world and deep global research, in this dynamic and empowering session Dominic will:

  • Identify the five drivers of innovation in your business and how to leverage them
  • Unpack compelling strategies to get every individual in your team to approach work with an innovation-mindset
  • Outline practical, real strategies for creating an environment that drives innovation

Winning the War for Talent: Understanding and engaging Generation Y
In the current economy, it has never been more important to win the war for talent. To do that, we have to find ways to attract, engage and retain the next generation of workers. The 4.5 million Aussies that make up Gen Y have different approaches to work, life, learning and careers ? and we need to equip ourselves with the tools to inspire them as leaders.
Based on his companies face-to-face, first hand word with over 250,000 members of Gen Y every year, in this dynamic and provocative session Dominic will:

  • Unpack the mindsets of Gen Y, and factors that have combined to create them
  • Look at clear and practical strategies for successful intergenerational management
  • Help you drive change in the way managers work with and engage their team
  • Show how creating a Gen-Y friendly team actually creates a talent friendly team

Testimonials

Dominic is a fantastic, dynamic presenter who really demystified the whole technology thing for us. His presentation was engaging, entertaining andbest of all really valuable to us in the way we work
- Glaxo SmithKilne

Dominic delivered a series of presentations for our senior client audience. His presentations were right on brief and really inspired people about the potential to unleash collaboration and innovation in their organisations. He speaks the language of business, understands business models and tailors his message to suit the audience. His dynamic and engaging style affects real behavioural and attitudinal change and his entertaining and energetic style made him a real hit with the audience
- IBM

Dominic is an engaging and enthusiastic presenter whose infectious energy really got the audience involved. His message was perfectly tailored to our audience and through his style and content he is able to make a real impact. He entertains and informs in equal measure and is a dynamic presenter who I would not hesitate to recommend for your next event
- Commonwealth Bank Foundation

Dominic gave a series of dynamic and engaging presentations to our staff in Darwin and Alice Springs. His impressive knowledge, sense of humour and style inspired our staff around the potential to unleash collaboration and innovation in our organisation. He crafted a presentation that was right on brief and extremely relevant given the present climate of rapid change in the education and training industry. I would highly recommend Dominic for your next event; his passion is contagious and he speaks the right language to affect real behaviour change.
- Charles Darwin University

WOW! What a truly terrific, inspiring and informative session you ran yesterday for the International HRD Forum. The room was just buzzing after you finished and so many of our members told me how much they had enjoyed your session. It was a highly entertaining, thoughtful, informative, fun and very relevant session to our group of HR Directors, few of whom would be immune to the challenges you described around building a collaborative technology culture, regardless of the size of their organisation or the industry in which they operate.
- CEO Forum Group

Dom Thurbon made us think very differently and we were all buzzing with new ideas at the end of the session. I would highly recommend Dom to work with your team - you will certainly be engaged, challenged and very creative with your approach.
- Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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