ignite 2023: The Future of Work | Humanification in the Age of AI
ignite the Future, Today! Step into the future with us for Humanification in the Age of AI. The journey starts here, where you'll gain the insights to not only navigate change but also illuminate the path for others. Don't just witness the future - be a part of shaping it.
Why Should Your Care: These two days aren't just about unveiling the future - it's about empowering you to seize it. Whether you're a business leader, a forward-thinking professional, or simply curious about the intersection of human potential and AI, these 2 days will equip you with the knowledge to understand, adapt, and excel in the era of AI & humaification.
Who Should Attend:
Empower Your Sales: Discover how AI integration is propelling sales to new heights. Uncover strategies to tackle sales challenges head-on and skyrocket your revenue.
- Visionary Leaders seeking insights into shaping a future-proof workforce.
- Small Business owners aiming to revolutionize their operations and outpace competators.
- Professionals eager to embrace AI's potential and drive innovation.
- Change champions determined to foster a culture of continuous growth.
- Curious minds intrigued by the evolution of work in the age of AI.
Optimize your Talent: Gain insights into employee experience trends in today's new world of work. Rethink your approach to boost employee satisfaction, engagement, and retention.
Revolutionize Communications: Explore cutting-edge communications tools and techniques to connect with your audience like never before. Craft compelling messages that resonate with your customers.
Supercharge Your Marketing: Unleash the full potential of AI in marketing and elevate your brand to new dimensions. Gain invaluable insights into customer behavior and create targeted campaigns that drive results.
Embrace the Future of Work: Witness firsthand how AI is reshaping industries and opening doors to limitless possibilities for small business. Be at the forefront of innovation and stay ahead of the competition.
Unparalleled Network Building: Connect with like-minded professionals, forge valuable partnerships, and exchange ideas with industry leaders. Network with our facilitators who can guide you on your business journey.
Learn from the Best: Our carefully curated speakers will share groundbreaking insights, real world case studies and actionable al strategies that you can implement immediately
Run of Day:
Day One, Nov. 15
11 - 11:15 Welcome
11:15 - 1:15 Session One: The Future of Work, Lynn Turner, CORE XP Business Solutions In a world where technological advancement is reaching unprecedented heights, the future of work beckons us with limitless possibilities. Join us for the riveting opening session that will not only set the context but also ignite your imagination, equipping you with the knowledge and insights to navigate the ever-changing landscape of work and harness the power of AI for human benefit.
- Unveiling the Future of Work: Get ready to uncover the secrets of the future workplace. Understand the pace of change and how it's shaping industries at breathtaking speed. Gain a crystal-clear vision of what lies ahead and how you can position yourself to thrive in this dynamic environment.
- Demystifying AI: What exactly is AI, and why is it a crucial factor in shaping the future? Dive into the world of artificial intelligence as we demystify its concepts, debunk myths, and help you grasp its potential to transform the way we work, collaborate, and innovate.
- Building a Change-Ready Culture: Adaptability is the cornerstone of success in the age of AI. Discover strategies to cultivate a culture within your organization that not only embraces change but also thrives on it. Learn how to infuse a spirit of curiosity and innovation that will keep you ahead of the curve.
2:00-4:00 Session Two: AI in the Scope of Business | What Problems are You Trying to Solve: Dr. Tiffany Espinosa, Teal Executives & Mount Holyoke College. AI is a tool that can help you address a wide range of opportunities and issues across every part of your business, from marketing and sales to HR and operations. A tool is only as good as our ability to know how to use it, and applying it to the right kind of problem ( as anyone who's done any home improvement knows!). AI can help us work smarter, not harder and make an even greater impact. In this session we'll explore what your AI toolbox might look like, and how it can help you address your business priorities and challenges. Session highlights include how AI can help you and your team:
Regardless of the size of your team or your budget, whether you are for-profit or a non-profit, there are ways that you can harness the power of AI to support your orgainztion's success. In this session yo'll have a chance to consider what your team's needs are, and which AI tools might be the right fir for you now and in the future.
- Expand your bandwidth so you can do higher impact work with the resources you have.
- Be more competitive.
- Stay on top of trends and regulatory changes.
- Engage your customers in more robust ways.
- Reduce costs, increase productivity, and increase your revenues.
4:00-5:00 Build Your Network
Day Two, Nov. 16
11:15-1:30 Session One: Optimizing Your Sales & Marketing Ecosystem with AI, Chris Spafford, Frabul LLC
This program is ideal for small and medium sized business owners who are interested in optimizing their current resources for growth. Using AI tools in your sales and marketing ecosystem is a great way to improve the quality of your leads, your responsiveness as a supplier and achieve an increase in your close ratios. Consider these 2023 statistics:
- 14% of SMBs have already invested in some form of AI technology*
- The AI market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 37% through 2028* (psst... It is not going away)
- A study by Harvard Business Review found that companies using AI for sales can increase their leads by more than 50%, reduce call time by 60-70%, and have cost reductions of 40-60%*
2:00-4:00 Session Two: Problem Solving & Strategic Mapping, Dr. Tiffany Espinosa, Principal, Teal Executives, Executive Director, Professional & Graduate Education Division, Mount Holyoke College In this final conference session we will explore how to integrate everything you have learned about harnessing AI to help your business. in this workshop, you will:
Through the process you will have a chance to network with other professionals who are on the journey with you, and can be a source of inspiration and support as you take your next steps into the future of work.
- Build a strategic road map for an AI fueled initiative.
- Determine which AI tools can help you address key business opportunities/challenges
- explore how to select and implement new AI tools into your business practices
- Create a timeline and process to help you get traction and build momentum
4:00-5:00 Build Your Network
Meet our Facilitators:
Lynn Whitney Turner is a formally trained business coach, facilitator, and people analyst with over 20 years of experience. During this time, she has helped businesses and boards facilitate strategic planning and thinking sessions, Innovation and Change Management initiatives, and High-Performing Teams utilizing her certifications within Virtual Collaborations, Graphic Facilitation, the Lego® Serious Play® methodology, and Innovation Management and Strategy through WOBI (World of Business Idea) and the Kellogg School of Management.
In her business, CORE XP Business Solutions, Lynn focuses on the CORE of businesses - People and Culture - making them stronger and more agile so that they can stay competitive in today's ever-evolving landscape and lead in Change, Innovation and creating better Experiences for all stakeholders. Lynn believes that without a strong CORE, the best strategies and action plans will be difficult to execute wasting precious time, money, and energy. Her many years working with a variety of businesses in different industries and unique approach helps organizations build a strong foundation so they can not only survive but thrive in these unusual times.
Chris Spafford, founder of Frabul, LLC, is focused on improving revenue performance and increasing enterprise value for his clients. He has over 25 years of experience building world class sales and marketing teams for businesses in a wide variety of industries and markets.
Chris specializes in the design and implementation of world-class sales infrastructure. His efforts revolve around the four pillars of a sustainable and scalable sales environment: Strategy, Organization, Methodology, and Analysis. He also provides customized training programs on sales leadership, business development, customer service and negotiation skills.
Dr. Tiffany Espinosa, Principal Teal Executives, Executive Director, Professional & Graduate Education Division, Mount Holyoke College.
Has been working with business owners, emerging leaders and professionals in transition for the past 21 years. Her areas of expertise and depth of experience, along with her unique combination of systems thinking, strategy and empathy helps her support the organizations changes and personal transformations that help people level up and thrive.
As an executive leader, executive coach and in her community work, she is focused on contributing to the vitality and growth of those she is working with, and helping them build their skills and vision for how they can use their passion and gifts to make a difference. A frequent public speaker, panel moderator and facilitator, she enjoys education, motivating, inspiring and connecting people. She is the founder of Teal Executives, and currently serves as the Executive Director for the Professional and Graduate Education Division at Mount Holyoke College, as a Business Advisor for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, and on the Board of Directors of Girls Inc. of the Valley to help the next generation of leaders be strong, smart and bold.