Joanne Flinn

Biography

Joanne Flinn

From running her first 10 million dollar business at 23, to leading multi-million dollar business with PricewaterhouseCoopers and being the inhouse expert in change and transitions at a major bank, to co-founding the Change Leaders at the University of Oxford, Joanne’s spoken at organizations ranging from the Asian Banker, IBM, Calvin Klein, twice at TEDx, and now here with you at APSC 21. 

With her inspiring keynotes, her incisive consulting and her practical training programs, Joanne engages enterprise and tech savvy executive audiences across the world so that they get ahead. Her most requested keynotes are: 7 Futures, Get Unicorning™ and the Audacity of Sustainability.

Whether on the stage with you as a keynote speaker or with you on the ground in a designed for you consulting engagement, Joanne advises, facilitates and helps you navigate these unpredictable times so that you, your business and the planet thrive.

Leveraging her Unicorning mindset, she became the first women to become president of her student union, the youngest on a bank’s IT Excom and in a life pivot, went from unknown to being an artist exhibiting on 4 continents and in two museums and then returning to the business world as a strategic sustainability specialist.

Growing up in 7 countries (Australia, Canada, US, Nigeria, England, France and the Philippines), with 4 degrees (ranging from economics, law and finance to consulting and coaching for change), she credits her time at HEC Paris and the University of Oxford to giving her the reflective space and data to see the systems in play for sustainable success. 

She is working on her next book, ‘The Audacity of Sustainability for you, your business and the planet’, and her signature book, The Success Healthcheck was published by Wiley in 2010.

SYNOPSIS

Get Audacious, Think Like A Unicorn!

What distinguishes a might-have-been looking out from a side line from a unicorn? The secret to unicorns today, is that they are not born that way. They are made. They create a mindset that allows for the audacious. As unprecedented times requires each of us to do new things. And this can feel audacious. So this is for you. So that you get audacious, think like a unicorn and achieve your goals.

In this conversational keynote, you will step into the future with practical steps to:

  • Get present to get past the past
  • Uncover the secret to your own inner unicorn
  • Differentiate yourself from other speakers
  • Pivot with discipline to achieve your goals
  • Ask yourself one incredibly powerful question.