WATCH REPLAY: Marcus Dimbeby at #RAW2022 – The lost art of contradiction, the missing piece in quality decision making

How can we manage and avoid risk if we dare not speak up? The ability to challenge, to dissent, and be contrarian is a rarity in today’s world of faux harmony and fragile egos. The Art of Contradiction is long lost.

Organisations are struggling to overcome groupthink, command and control remains prevalent, and psychological safety is just another executive buzzword – all of which is causing a lack of innovation and engagement.

Come along and learn how with the mindset, tools and techniques of Red Team Thinking, you can mitigate groupthink, enable psychological safety and create a culture that enables the core capability of your organisation to be unleashed – its people!

With extensive experience gained as a senior military officer, Marcus retired from the Royal Air Force as a Wing Commander and moved into the business world, diving headlong into the world of programme management and digital transformation, quickly becoming the Head of Agile at Lloyds Banking Group, enabling enterprise-wide business agility. He continued to support and transform other organisations in financial services and the oil and gas sector, and is now a partner and vice president at Red Team Thinking. A highly entrepreneurial, passionate, and pragmatic transformation leader and coach, Marcus is very people oriented. He believes that ‘Whatever business you’re in, you’re in the people business!” and focuses on enabling enterprise-wide business transformation through effective change management, evolved leadership behaviours and optimised ways of working that lead to the required mindset and culture shift.

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