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Jon Smart

Business Agility Coach and Leader

Talk Title

Thriving over Surviving in a Changing World

Talk Abstract

In this talk, Jon will share patterns for thriving over surviving in a world where change is continuous. This covers company culture, the system of work and you as an individual. This is about wellness, looking after yourself and nurturing the environment for others around you. Pick up actionable learnings that you can apply in the workplace and in your personal life


Jon is a business agility practitioner, thought leader, and coach. Jon led Ways of Working at Barclays Bank, across 80,000 people, leading to 3x sooner time to value and the highest colleague engagement scores. Jon is the CEO and co-founder of Sooner Safer Happier Ltd, helping large organisations deliver better value sooner, safer and happier through better ways of working.  Jon has been an agile and lean practitioner since the early 1990s.  He is the lead author of the award winning and bestselling 'Sooner Safer Happier: Patterns and Antipatterns for Business Agility'.

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