Gus Takkale

Gus Takkale

Gus Takkale is known as the Guru of Change Management and the author of the best-selling book, The 5C’s in Change. A world-wide expert on change management, Takkale has worked with many global organizations in executing large-scale change projects. Recent exposure includes working on emotional transition with SAP’s acquisition to Business Objects and HILTI’s multi-country cultural change initiative. Takkale’s philosophy is simple: “Show me results”. If the bottom-line does not increase, then the change process was not successful. Change means growth, and growth means higher returns! Takkale is a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, and a Business graduate and NLP Practitioner. He brings 17 years of corporate experience spanning the globe from North America to Europe to Africa and Asia. Working with the world’s best run businesses like software giant SAP as a VP of HR and Transformation and a Regional Director for HILTI, one of the world’s largest multinational power tools company.

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MAKE IT HAPPEN: Embrace Change … and Thrive on it
Based on his best-selling book The 5C’s in Change, this presentation empowers employees not only to do more, but also to expect more out of themselves. It’s about them discovering their inner power and unlocking the desire, passion, and greatness within themselves and others. The impact of this keynote is geared towards workplace effectiveness and higher productivity. It drives the participants to new levels of achievement as it engages people to maximize their potential and acquire skills that produce energy, enthusiasm and innovation. We need self-accountability to excel in our workplace … and with that accountability, comes personal power that results in a lasting sense of certainty and effectiveness. With that, Gus will inspire the audience to:

– Embrace new skills, mindset and tools to thrive on change
– Take action, aim higher and take personal responsibility of their results
– Regain traction during and after change
– Create great relationships to work more effectively with colleagues, clients and suppliers
– Become proactive in developing workplace effectiveness

In-house & Public Training Programs
Gus Takkale delivers training to organizations in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. In his courses, he uses a number of methods and techniques to ensure effective learning: facilitating group discussions, lectures, learning games / activities and case-studies. They are available on the following subjects:

Embracing Change & Thriving On It
Focused on the receiving end (the employees embracing the change)

Leading Change in the Workplace
Focused on a structured approach for leaders to implement change

Effective Communication Skills
Interpersonal capability development

Developing Dynamic Presentations
Delivering high-impact corporate presentations

Train the Trainer
Developing line managers into facilitators and trainers

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Full Biography

Full Biography

Gus Takkale is known as the Guru of Change Management and the Author of the best-selling book the 5C’s in Change. As a former executive of SAP, HILTI and Arthur Andersen Gus has worked with many global organizations in executing small and large-scale change projects. He has been working with both leaders and staff to transform their organizations effectively since 1995.

Gus’s more recent exposure includes working on emotional transition with SAP’s acquisition to Business Objects and HILTI’s multi-country cultural change initiative.

Gus’s philosophy is simple: “Show me results”. If the bottom-line does not increase, then the change process was not successful. Change means growth, and growth means higher returns!

Gus is a professional member of CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers). He is a Business graduate and an NLP Practitioner. He brings 17 years of world-wide corporate experience spanning across the globe from North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Working with the world’s best run businesses like software giant SAP as Vice President of Human Resources & Transformation and a Regional Director for HILTI, one of the world’s largest multinational power tools company. Prior to that, Gus transformed many companies as a Management Consultant with Arthur Anderson.

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