Expert in change management, mindset and creativity. Author of "The Change Mindset".
“Don’t mind the change. Change your mind.”
Who is Cyriel Kortleven?
Cyriel Kortleven is a prestigious international speaker and mindset change expert with 20 years of practical experience in the fields of creativity and innovation.
Author of 5 books, including "The Change Mindset", he has been recognized and awarded as one of the most dynamic speakers internationally due to his ability to transform change into a simple and entertaining process, so much so that he has earned the nicknamed The Simplifier.
What can you expect from a conference with Cyriel Kortleven?
Cyriel Kortleven is recognized for the simplicity with which he reflects on change as a positive rather than a frightening factor, both in organizations and individuals, and in his lectures he offers simple and pragmatic tools to boost the creative and entrepreneurial mindset.
With an interactive and humorous style, Cyriel Kortleven creates a passionate and creative atmosphere through which the audience learns to take risks and achieve ambitious results through time management, mindset and self-awareness.
Cyriel Kortleven excels at delivering his disruptive vision of change management through multi-format conferences and workshops, including a series of webinars and workshops designed for virtual business experiences.
Cyriel Kortleven’s career and contribution to society:
Cyriel Kortleven holds a degree in Business Engineering from Hasselt University. He completed a Master's degree in Small and Medium Enterprises at Vizo and trained as a creative thinking coach at the School of Creative Thinking in Amsterdam.
As an expert practitioner in innovation and creativity, he has inspired organizations for over 20 years to approach change with courage, confidence and enthusiasm. He has worked with successful companies such as IKEA, NASA, Unilever, Nike, Deloitte, Pfizer, Bayer, European Association of Communication Directors, TEDx, Comvita, Engie, Intertrust, and Rabobank, among others.
Cyriel Kortleven is a member of the Professional Speakers Association in Europe and Asia and has lectured in more than 33 countries, on 5 continents.
Awards and recognitions:
Cyriel Kortleven is the first Belgian Certified Professional Speaker (CSP) - only 800 CSP's in the world.
He also belongs to a select group of 35 people in the world who may call themselves Global Speaking Fellow - an award for speakers who have spoken across the Globe and demonstrates a high degree of speaking expertise and cultural awareness in global markets.
- The Change Mindset
Survival kit for professionals in change. In this interactive and entertaining presentation, you will get the spark, tools and language to influence others to be more creative & entrepreneurial and give a big boost to your own Change Mindset.
- Less is Beautiful
Discover how ‘less’ can succeed in business. This presentation gives you insights into the exaggerated search for efficiency, the paradox of choice, and very concrete examples and tools to apply ‘Less is Beautiful’ to your professional lives.
- Crossing Borders
What can your organization learn from other industries & other surprising resources? During this entertaining and inspiring presentation, you will explore a simple process & concrete tools to translate solutions from different industries & other surprising resources to your own business.
A different look at time. Break some thinking patterns and offer a new model –Time-volution- to get a different perspective on time
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