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Speak. Lead. Change. How to use stories to change systems.
Emotion Technology 
To get the right answer, ask the right question. Really?
How to Fail Forward.


How to tell Stories to change Systems

Guiding people through change is challenging.
As a leader you deal with a lot of new information that you have to convey to your people.
In addition, you must get everyone motivated to take action.
How to do that? 

By using stories to change systems. 
It is easy to make a decision based on numbers and hard data, but the reality is that thanks to the spoken story, people are able to remember and make the data meaningful.
In this keynote ianka quides you in how to find the right story to change the system.

Duration: 30 – 45 – 60 min.
Dutch / English

Will Emotion Technology take over our creativity and emotions?

Emotional Intelligence has become the key to career growth and effective performance. While we still have a lot of work to do to increase our  E.I.,  the emotion technology already takes over the job. 
As an actor ianka always worked with emotions to create characters on stage and in front of a camera. The richness of the mind and emotions of humans, its imperfect way of dealing with problems and finding solutions fascinates her. 
But what is left, if we are no longer challenged to ‘read’ the other person, and just trust an algorithm to tell us what’s going on?
How to stay human? 

Duration: 30 – 45 – 60 min.
Dutch / English

To get the right answer, ask the right question. Really?

Asking questions seems obvious and easy. We do it without even thinking about it.
Asking the right question is important in all areas of our social & professional life. Yet we have difficulty in asking the right questions to get the right answers. The relationship between the two is like the chicken and the egg.
What do you need to have a meaningful conversation?
How do you know if you are dealing with the truth or fake news?

In this keynote ianka explores the relationship of Q&A, and how it defines your decisions and your view of the world.

Duration: 30 – 45 – 60 min.
Dutch / English

How to Fail Forward

“Failure is a success if we learn from it.”
But how do you learn yourself to learn from failure and not feel defeated by it?
Why is a failure so meaningful?

Being the figurehead of the Flemish campaign ‘Failing Forward’, ianka talks about failing forward in business and personal environments. She will inspire you with stories about failures and the lessons learned to give you a boost to your creative and entrepreneurial mindset to cope with changes and failures. She adjusts her examples according to the needs of the audience.

Duration: 30 – 45 – 60 min.
Dutch / English


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