Unlocking Talent: Leveraging the Art of Conversation

2019 Talent Conference & Exposition

Tomorrow’s human capital challenges require a fresh approach to cultivating talent—one that looks beyond the encroachment of algorithms and automation in the workplace. In this session, you will learn what authentic conversation is, discover its benefits, and examine its 5 1/2 core principles and practices that will unlock the fullest potential of your people. Explore how you can spark a culture of conversation in your workplace, where engaging, creative and meaningful relationships enable you, your people and your organization to perform at their best.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:35am to 10:53am

Stuart Chittenden


Born in sight of England’s Canterbury Cathedral, Stuart has called the Midwest home since 2004. Stuart believes that conversation helps us to live better and work well in our organizations and our communities. Stuart founded the conversation catalyst Squishtalks in 2010, working with Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits, leveraging the power of conversation to unlock the capacity of human relationships and spark innovation and performance. Previously, Stuart was a UK lawyer and a partner at a branding agency. He is a member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development with Master’s level accreditation in Organizational Learning & Development. 

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Global & Cultural Effectiveness
Relationship Management
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