Creativity & Innovation Keynote Speaker
Cheryl Cran is the founder of NextMapping™ and the CEO of parent company Synthesis at Work Inc. Recognized as the #1 Future of Work influencer by Onalytica, and author of 7 books including “NextMapping™ – Anticipate, Navigate and Create the Future of Work”.
Other book titles include “The Art of Change Leadership – Driving Transformation In a Fast Paced-World” (Wiley 2015), “101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work” (2010) and 4 other books on the ultimate leadership skills needed to be future of work ready.
Cheryl’s future of work thought leadership has been featured in publications such as Huff Post, Forbes, IABC Magazine, Law Magazine, Metro New York, Entrepreneur Magazine, Readers Digest, CBS Online, NBC Online, Fox Online and more.
The keynote messages that Cheryl is sharing with clients right now through virtual presentations include:
- The Future Is Now – How Remote Work Is Here To Stay and What To Do To Succeed In The Future
- Recruiting and Hiring In Times of Crisis – Post Pandemic Workforce
- Leading Change Towards A Future-Ready Workplace
- The Future of Work Is Now – Trends, Insights and Strategies to Be Future Ready Now
- The Rise of the Gig Economy and What It Means For The Future of Business
For over two decades Cheryl has built a reputation for delivering extraordinary value to clients that include AT&T, Bell Mobility, Omnitel, Gartner, British Telcomm, Manulife, as well as mid-sized companies and entrepreneurs in industries that include technology, health, agriculture, finance, insurance and more.
NextMapping™ was developed as a proprietary business solution brand that encompasses all of Cheryl’s work and research on the future of work and the leadership needed to navigate change in the workplace. It’s time to not just hear about the future but to use NextMapping™ to get there! Technology in the workplace must be used to prepare for the future with a focus on how technology can enhance outcomes for people.
The common theme of all of Cheryl’s life’s work is a ‘people first’ and digital second approach to create a more human future, helping companies to build the leadership capacity needed to ‘change the world through business.’
What people are saying…
“Cheryl Cran knocked it out of the park! Cheryl was the opening keynote at our annual conference on April 1st, 2016 and was a perfect start to the day. She was captivating, motivating, with lots of great laughs throughout! Her message was on-topic and highly relevant in today’s changing workplace. I would highly recommend her for your conference!”
–Credit Union Managers Association of Saskatchewan