The Millennial Myth: Transforming Misunderstanding into Breakthroughs
Change the conversation about Millennials for your team. In this talk, you will not only understand the five biggest myths about millennials but learn how to navigate today’s digital mindset and behavior. By the end of the talk, audiences abandon today’s stereotype-laden Millennial language, including previous testimonies of “never using the words lazy and entitled again!” The audience will walk away “getting” the behavior and mindset for employees who have grown up in a digital world. They will also discover relationship, management and leadership practices that apply to all generations and talent of the future.
Creating a Learning Organization: Growth and Skill in a Digital Native’s World
Learning is an essential organizational capability for the future and yet, training departments have not kept up with digital trends. As one of the greatest areas ripe for disruption, Crystal sheds light on the essential Millennial & modern learning styles that hold clues for how you, your team, and your organization can effectively shape learning strategy. In this talk, participants will get clear on the gap for learning culture and why it exists. Not only will they learn a new strategy to shape formal learning experiences, but they will explore grassroots methods to create a learning culture.
Your Digital Habits: Unlocking Leadership Performance
We are all guilty of the habits young talent are often accused of: low attention span, constant multitasking and distraction, overwhelmed by information overload, and more. Leaders’ digital habits set an example for the rest of the organization. In this talk, Crystal examines the role technology plays in our everyday lives and how you can use tools to empower your performance, rather than engage from a stressed, overwhelmed, digitally-defused state. Participants will learn the biggest digital detractors from performance and the neuroscience and social science that help form new habits. They will also explore how to empower their team to use digital technology, rather than be held hostage by it.
Innovation in the New Age: How Diversity & Digital Drive Innovation
There’s an invisible force that’s been driving innovation, and digital technology is finally bringing it to light: diverse talent. In this talk, leaders learn why and how to marry intentional inclusion with digital technology to drive intrapreneurial culture and innovation. By the end, leaders will understand how diversity and inclusion drive business performance. They will also learn real-world examples of inclusion and technology strategies that lead to breakthrough innovations. They will also learn how to spark viral cross-cultural collaboration in their team.
As one of the first Millennials to represent her generation as a thought leader, Crystal provides an impactful alternative to the traditional approach of sharing ambiguous generational traits and divisive generation-specific engagement tactics. Instead, she demystifies Millennials by explaining the role digital technology has played in belief systems and workplace habits. She introduces workplace transformations that works for all talent in today’s digital world, present and future, not just Millennials. Based on a decade of research and experience, she enables leaders to create organizational performance that allows businesses to thrive in a digitally disrupted world.
A Chemical Engineer turned Human Capital Strategist, Crystal provides globally relevant insight into millennials and modern workplace strategies from a truly unique perspective, representing: eastern and western culture, left and right brain thinking, female, millennial, Fortune 500 and consulting experience. After 7 years working for a global consumer product goods company as an engineer and training manager, Crystal started Invati Consulting to empower leaders to evolve people strategy from the Industrial Age to the Information Age.
As an award-winning consultant, she has driven transformation in learning & development, diversity & inclusion, innovation, and leadership capability for a diverse range of organizations, including General Mills, Intel, Procter & Gamble, Wells Fargo, and Nobu Hospitality. Her book, The Millennial Myth: Transforming Misunderstanding into Workplace Breakthroughs, offers audiences a way to transform the five biggest stereotypes into workplace leverage and is being translated for global audiences to reach even more leaders. She is honored to be a two-time TEDx speaker and Power 30 Under 30, CLO Learning in Practice, and ATD One to Watch award recipient.
From speaking in Norway to working in China, from industries ranging from utilities to banking & insurance to technology, Crystal offers a wide range of global insight on how digital is affecting employee productivity and engagement. She helps leaders reimagine the workplace and gives them the fundamental mindset shifts and tools to make a difference.