Are you a Prayer, Stayer or Player when it comes to talking about digital?

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Do you work with Prayers, Stayers or Players?

At the Technogym Digital Transformation Event last week held at the McLaren Group Technology Centre, I explained how these three groups exist in any organisation, group or audience.

Prayers are just praying that this new technology is going away, the Stayers know that disruption is happening but will stay the course and the players lean forward when digital is mentioned.

I normally mention these three personality types about half way through my keynotes. As you can see from the 50 second clip below, I always get a laugh when the audience sees who I have used as an example for “Stayers”.

Video ThumbnailDo you work with prayers, stayers or players? Prayers are just praying that this new technology is going away, the stayers know that disruption is happening but will stay the course and the players lean forward when digital is mentioned. At last week’s Technogym event, I mentioned these 3 groups of peopleDo you work with prayers, stayers or players? Prayers are just praying that this new technology is going away, the stayers know that disruption is happening but will stay the course and the players lean forward when digital is mentioned. At last week’s Technogym event, I mentioned these 3 groups of people

What do you do about the prayers and stayers in your team?

Watch the full Technogym presentation below.

Video ThumbnailLocation: McLaren Technology Centre Audience: 120 Client: Technogym Futurist Keynote Speaker Andrew Grill delivered an inspiring and practical address to over 120 of Technogym's most senior clients where he outlined how to take advantage of digital technology and big data without being left behind. The event was held in the McLaren Thought Leadership Centre in Woking, UK. Additional footage courtesy of Daniel Bristow @ https://clearasdayproductions.co.uk Stills photography courtesy https://www.copperandcope.com

Thanks again Clayton Herbert and Craig Swyer from Technogym, McLaren and Speakers Corner.

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Futurist Keynote Speaker and former IBM Global Managing Partner, Andrew is a popular and sought-after presenter and commentator on issues around digital disruption and emerging technologies. He is a multiple TEDx & International Keynote Speaker. Watch his speaking showreel here, enquire about availability & fees here or listen to his latest Podcast - "The Practical Futurist Podcast" on your favourite app.

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