Lessons in Leadership
Journey through the blog archive of Holly’s key takeaways and lessons learned from over 15 years of working with top global leaders, presenting and hosting award-winning events and leading decision-making as a board director at powerhouse organisations.
Page 1 of 3
Conference Planning: A Comprehensive Checklist for Success in 2024
Master conference planning in 2024 with Holly Ransom's expert checklist. From goals to marketing, create a seamless and impactful event.
Harness the Power of Leadership Development
Explore how leadership development can propel business success in this comprehensive guide by Holly Ransom, CEO of Emergent. Discover the impact of leadership development on performance, custom solutions, the role of senior executives, and future trends in the field.
2023’s Top Higher Education Keynote Speakers
Planning an event and looking innovative leaders in higher education? Dive into Holly's list of trailblazers in the higher education, DEI and technology spaces.
How to Find the Best Conference Keynote Speaker for Your Event
Discover Holly Ransom's expert advice on choosing the right keynote speaker for your next conference.
The Top 10 Leadership Speakers in 2023
My journey as an interviewer, moderator, event host, and leadership speaker has granted me the remarkable opportunity to share the stage and engage with some of the world's most prominent figures. Having witnessed firsthand the transformative power of an engaging and motivational keynote speaker, I've experienced how they can reshape the atmosphere at an event, kindle inspiration, and leave an indelible impact. As the demand for compelling speakers continues to rise, join me on a journey to explore the outstanding power and influence of the top 10 leadership speakers in 2023.
Leadership in Press Freedom with Maria Ressa
Maria Ressa is a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and a freedom fighter for independent journalism. Ressa asks each of us, "What are you going to do to protect the facts in your area of influence? Because when you do that, you protect the truth." I loved sitting in to hear her talk on the Harvard 2021 Salant Lecture for Freedom of Press.
Future Leaders need to take resilience in hand
Like so many systemic problems in our society, the questions we ask around mental health far outweigh the answers we fall back on. Are you really okay? Are we really okay? What can we do to be better?
Pride Cup returns to its grassroots origins
Pride Cup harnesses the power of sport to send a strong message of hope, inclusion and acceptance to LGBTIQ+ athletes, officials and supporters. By addressing harmful gender norms at community level, we believe we can affect instances of homophobia and harassment throughout greater society.
The Leading Edge
The Leading Edge is written for those who wake up every morning caring about being a better human, building a better world. It’s for those who are done with the status quo, who feel restless for a new tomorrow, today. The answers aren’t simple. The Leading Edge is the culmination of years of research and interviews with luminaries like Susan Cain and Condoleezza Rice to Barack Obama and Malcolm Gladwell. Diverse leadership stories construct a framework for future leadership.
AFGC 2020 Future Leaders Forum
The fast-moving consumer goods sector straddles many of the biggest challenges facing business today. Whether it be supply-chain ethics, COVID disruption, technology adoption, or the shifting of regulatory and social expectations, leadership in the sector must be brave.
What does mental health leadership look like today?
As we map our road forward to a ‘COVID-normal’, what are we going to take with us and what will we leave behind? This pandemic has hit pause on our routines and given us all a chance to reflect on the factors contributing to our wellbeing as individuals, organisations and as a society. We see cries for help to mental health hotlines spike, fears of domestic violence increase during iso and a general malaise of youth who were already struggling to envisage a bright future for themselves. Mental Health professionals are highlighting a secondary curve likely to escalate, that of mental health.
What should we do when every decision is a tough decision?
When I sat down to chat with renowned transformation strategist, Ron Gauci, we were discussing the mindset leaders need to cultivate in order to turn crisis-imposed business disruption into crisis-led business transformation. Ron’s practical and experienced-based tips seem to have struck a chord with the LinkedIn family and so this insights paper seeks to break down the information into actionable steps to take when every decision feels difficult.