Keynotes

From Naked Sheep to Red Monkeys

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Information is the fifth element
— Jef Staes @ TEDx Flanders
 

Jef Staes has given hundreds of lectures on information and innovation. Settings have varied from large audiences (e.g., TEDx) to smaller interactive groups. The need for a new approach to innovation is always at the center of each talk or discussion.

Everyone is looking for more POwer to Innovate

As a system thinker, Jef looks beyond the classical approach to innovation based on new products and services. This reveals a broader trend that impacts the culture of your organisation.

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A new balance

What has fundamentally changed in today's world? Who will be the leaders of tomorrow? The 2D/3D-story is a classic in Jef's lectures and offers a framework to start debating innovation in your company.
 
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Red Monkey Story

With his Red Monkey metaphor, Jef gained national and international recognition. His popular story illustrates why so many resist change. It also presents a new innovation paradigm: A respectful conflict model.

 
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You are a sheep!

Time to wake up and stop following the herd. 'No more sheeping' is a confrontational manifesto against our current educational system and the way we treat talents. With daring statements and bold ideas, Jef opens the floor for discussion.

 
 
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Want to book Jef for a keynote?

Settings

Whether you're looking for an international speaker at a global conference or an expert for a small-scale in-house event, Jef Staes can deliver an eye-opening keynote or session. He has given keynotes for large audiences (1000+) and small groups (8-20). Jef can also participate in panel discussions or in debate setting.

Duration

Keynote can vary from 20 minutes to 2 hours. Requests for longer presentations or workshops are welcome as well.

 

Language

Jef Staes can deliver a keynote in Dutch or English. Slides are always in English.

Pricing

Please contact us with details about your event, audience and setting to receive an indication of Jef's speaking fee.