Bernadette thompson obe

Bernadette Thompson OBE

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Welcome to the official speaker page of Bernadette Thompson OBE, a highly sought-after Speaker, Workshop Facilitator, and Consultant.

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With a wealth of knowledge and expertise, Bernadette is dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to reach their full potential. Her captivating keynotes, interactive sessions, and comprehensive consultancy services have made her a trusted partner in driving positive change.

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Keynotes & Speeches

Here are some examples of Topics for Keynotes and Speeches. These typically run for about 60 mins.

1. Paying it Forward

Discover the power of giving back and the impact it can have on individuals, teams, and communities.

2. Power of Choice ​

Explore the importance of embracing personal agency and making conscious choices that align with your values and goals.

3. Personal Branding

Learn strategies for effectively building and managing your personal brand to enhance your professional reputation and opportunities.

4. Leading from the Middle

Uncover the unique challenges and opportunities that come with leading from a position of influence, even without formal authority.

5. Inspirational Leadership Journey

Delve into Bernadette’s own inspiring leadership journey, filled with valuable lessons and insights for aspiring leaders.

6. Let us Talk about Belonging

Understand the significance of creating inclusive environments where everyone feels a sense of belonging and can thrive.

7. Windrush – Identity vs Reality

Explore the complexities of identity and the lived experiences of individuals from the Windrush generation, fostering empathy and understanding.

8.Fostering Staff Networks in the Workplace

Discover the benefits of employee networks and gain practical strategies for nurturing and leveraging these networks effectively.

9. Employee Networks

How to Expand Vision and Ambition Over Time: Learn how to evolve and expand the vision and ambition of employee networks to drive long-term success and impact.

10. Navigating the Hidden Culture in the Workplace

Gain insights into the unwritten rules, norms, and dynamics that shape workplace culture and learn how to navigate them effectively.

11. Relationships for Success in the Workplaceplace

Explore the power of building meaningful connections and relationships to drive collaboration, innovation, and career growth.

12. Cutting Through the Noise, Thriving as an Introvert

Discover strategies for harnessing the strengths of introversion and thriving in an extroverted world.

workshops run for approximately 90 minutes

Workshops & Interactive Sessions

Example Topics

  1. Let’s Talk About Race: Engage in open and honest conversations about race, fostering understanding, empathy, and actionable steps towards racial equality.

  2. Reverse/Reciprocal Mentoring Briefing for Mentors and Mentees: Equip mentors and mentees with the necessary knowledge and skills to establish a successful mentoring relationship that benefits both parties.

  3. Unconscious Bias: Examine the impact of unconscious biases in decision-making processes and explore strategies for mitigating bias to create a fair and inclusive workplace.

  4. Leading with Authenticity and Trust: Understand the essential elements of authentic leadership and learn how to cultivate trust within teams and organizations.

  5. Understanding Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: Develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of equality, diversity, and inclusion, and their importance in driving organizational success.

  6. Anti-Bullying – Respect in the Workplace: Address the issue of workplace bullying and foster a culture of respect, empathy, and support within organizations.

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Consultancy Services Provided Include:

Inclusion Strategy

Partner with Bernadette to develop and implement inclusive strategies that promote diversity, equality, and belonging within organizations.

Developing Development Programmes

Benefit from Bernadette’s expertise in designing and delivering development programs that nurture talent and enhance individual and team capabilities.

Employee Network Business Deal Drafting

Receive guidance and support in drafting effective business deals for employee networks, enabling them to achieve their goals and objectives.

Inclusion advisory Services to Senior Boards

Leverage Bernadette’s advisory services to senior boards, gaining valuable insights and guidance on driving inclusion and diversity at the highest level.

Compere: Leadership Away Days and Events

Engage Bernadette as a skilled and experienced compere for your leadership away days and events, ensuring a seamless and impactful experience for all attendees.

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