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How to lead teams into the unknown: A conversation on getting from ideas to real impact with Lale Kesebi, Founder & CEO of Human at Work.


This session will be online. We will provide the link to join the Webinar close to the event date. 


5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Speaker's Presentation

1 PDUs for Leadership


Event description

Any major transformation strategy in an organization is a human-led venture. Leading people into the unknown is about creating faith, a faith to follow. Cultures of belonging, cultures of performance, and cultures of innovation give you an edge on that faith. 
To that end, organizations need to inspire, influence, engage and activate teams of people towards a collective ambition to succeed. How change makers do that when you’re charged with leading that call for collective ambition (spoiler alert: there is a process!) is the focus of this session. The better you are able to inspire/influence/engage/activate your organization, the better your success. 


Lale Kesebi



Lale Kesebi is the Founder & CEO of human-at-work. She is a sought-after strategist, innovator, and transformation expert. Her work focuses on how to create high-performance cultures and how to make transformation stick for companies. Her clients include CEOs and companies across a wide variety of industries globally. Her award-winning work and that of her team has been featured in MIT’s Sloan Review and Forbes.

Prior to her current venture, she worked in both profit and not-for-profit sectors in leadership roles culminating in nearly 15 years at Li & Fung, the last 8 of which she was a member of the executive team leading transformation, building

out innovation and designing the social impact of the company through purpose across teams in 40 countries. She began her career as a litigation lawyer in

Canada and has held senior roles across industries leading and developing organizations to achieve their full potential.

Lale regularly speaks and writes on leadership, innovation, and strategy. In 2017 she was invited to deliver the commencement address at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill's Kenan Flagler Business School. She is a TED speaker and her talk "Why it's time to bring yourself to work" has inspired leaders and

organizations to make work more human in all senses of the word.

Lale has held numerous board positions during her career and she currently sits as a board trustee for the Asian University for Women, is a Board Member of The Women's Foundation in Hong Kong, and acts as INED for Pacific Legend Group operating the global lifestyle retailer Indigo Living. Lale is an Advisor to several

global start-ups disrupting incumbents and frequently mentors start-up entrepreneurs. Lale holds a BSc (Hon) and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Dalhousie University in Canada. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband and three children.


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Type of activity: Digital

Date: 3 December 2020

Hour: 17:30 to 19:00

Late date:: 3 December 2020 to 17:30

Number of PDUs: 1.0


Members: Free

Non members: $5.00

Students: Free

Late member: Free

Late non member: Free


Online. Zoom details will be provided prior to the event to the registrants