Do you avoid or postpone difficult conversations on important matters? Learn how to discuss what matters most from seasoned professionals
About the Panel Discussion
Throughout 2020, many companies have been deeply impacted by divisive rhetoric, provocative organizational changes, challenging social norms, and widespread societal unrest. How are you and the fellow leaders within your organization prepared to handle the difficult and uncomfortable conversations that these issues yield in the workplace?
We all know the value of having timely and effective difficult conversations, sometimes even a big relief once it’s over. Most of us have paid the price for avoiding, delaying or messing it up.
In this panel discussion, you will learn strategies for effectively and mindfully managing discussions and much more
Seasoned cross-border mediator who’s helped leaders, disputing co-founders, members of feuding family businesses and prospecting M&A alliance partners to effectively execute difficult conversations. An IIT Delhi / IIM Calcutta alumnus, Jyoti also works closely with School of Organisational Learning, MIT and Presencing Institute, Berlin as a Leadership & Change Facilitator. Jyoti runs an Organisational & Leadership Advisory firm, White Spaces since 2007 across Middle East & South Asia (MESA). Previously, he’s been a Director with Times Group, led Organisation Practice for EY & Andersen across EMEIA. He began with Asian Paints as Production Executive and handled an MESA Regional Leadership role with ANZ Grindlays Bank.
Amna spearheads special projects across DIFC Courts operations, particularly in the field of technology and innovation, harnessing digital transformation for core courts services, including a major partnership project across blockchain with Smart Dubai and a court tech R&D initiative with Dubai Future Foundation. She currently the Chief Registrar of the DIFC Courts and oversees operations and quality management, supervising the Courts’ Judicial Officers and Registry personnel, as well as the delivery of a comprehensive suite of court public services.
In 2011 Amna was recognised by the International Bar Association as one of the Top 3 young lawyers in the world and was listed in the Top 50 Most Influential Women in the Arab World and in the Top 100 Influential People Helping to Shape the Emirate of Dubai by Arabian Business in 2018. Amna was also awarded Legal Services CEO of the Year at the Arabian Business CEO magazine Awards in 2018 and listed among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in the Arab World by Arabian Business magazine in 2019 and The Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen by Forbes Middle East in 2020.
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This event is being organized by White Spaces Consulting in collaboration with Konsälidön as a part of the Könnected Insights Web Summit.