Mark Horton

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Deloitte Webinar: Unlocking Human Potential (The “Roots & Shoots” Framework)

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Our co-founder and CEO, Alexi Robichaux, recently joined the Deloitte Center for the Edge’s Duleesha Kulasooriya and Maggie Wooll in a conversation about their paper, Unlocking Human Potential (The “Roots and Shoots” Framework).

We know that the world is changing rapidly, both in global terms and in our day-to-day lives. Constantly evolving technology, social media, and always-on global connectivity give us more options and power than ever to meet our needs and pursue our goals, yet we are struggling to thrive in the very world we’ve created.

Shrinking time spans and an accelerating pace of business make this a time of increasing stress and unpredictability for employers and individuals. We need new practices, and new ways of looking at old practices, to shift the paradigm from stress and survival to excitement and vitality.

Download the paper Unlocking Human Potential or watch the recorded webinar (above) to learn how your organization can take proactive steps from the Roots & Shoots framework. Here are some of the key takeaways:

  • Learn ways to mitigate stress
  • Discover how to recognize unrealized potential
  • Unlearn antiquated ways of operating, so you can reap the rewards of these changes in the years ahead.

About the Webinar Participants

Duleesha Kulasooriya – Head of Strategy
Duleesha leads development of Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge’s ecosystem and contributes to core research exploring the edges of business and technology. He has written and spoken extensively on the use of new technologies to drive business performance, pathways for moving from static to dynamic ecosystems, rethinking the roles of firms and individuals through institutional innovation, and the relevance of “edges” such as the maker movement, the sharing economy, and burning man.

Maggie Wooll – Content and Content & Engagement Lead
As part of Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge, Maggie draws on her experience advising large organizations on strategy & operations to engage executives and practitioners in the Center’s work. She explores the implications of changing technologies, and the new strategies they enable, for individuals and their institutions with a focus on the Technology and Education sectors. She received a BSE in Civil Engineering and Operations Research from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden.

Alexi Robichaux – co-founder and CEO, BetterUp
Previously, Alexi was Director of Product Management at Vmware where he led product and design for its social enterprise business unit. Alexi began his career in revenue strategy at the Walt Disney Company. Alexi serves on the board of directors of Youth Leadership America, a nonprofit focused on life skill development among high-school students, that he co-founded, helping it pioneer a youth-led, peer-to-peer leadership coaching model. Alexi holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Southern California where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude.

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