Leading Leadership, and Change Expert
“COVID is driving change in construction and technology advancements are enabling new ways of working that are making construction sites safer and making safety simpler.
In 2007 a drone cost $100,000 but today you can get one for $100. That 1,000X cut in cost is driving drone adoption in construction -- for instance for electric line inspection and in construction for balcony and under bridge inspections, resulting in lower scaffolding costs, fewer falls, faster inspections and most importantly safer construction work sites.”
This fun, fast paced, fascinating presentation will be a must attend.”
Jim Harris is one of North America’s foremost thought leaders, management consultants, and authors on disruptive innovation. Association magazine ranked him as one of the nation’s top ten speakers. He works internationally conducting strategic planning sessions with executive teams focusing on future trends, smart technologies and cities, mitigating risk, employee engagement, and change.
Harris’ clients include Association of Research Libraries, Barclays Bank, Certified Management Accountants, Cleantech, Columbia Tristar Pictures, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), IABC, IDG, IBM, IEEE, International Council of Shopping Centers, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard, Munich Re, NEC, Novartis, SAP, Society of Professional Engineers, the UK Cabinet Office, the World Future Society and Zurich Insurance. He has worked extensively with the health care sector, government, financial services, retailers and professional services firms.
Harris’ last book, Blindsided! is published in 80 countries worldwide and is a #1 international bestseller. Blindsided! has been named one of the best business books of the year by a number of organizations, and Soundview Executive Summaries sent a summary to 80,000 executives worldwide. The Miami Herald calls Blindsided!, “Brilliant stuff!”
Harris’ second book, The Learning Paradox, was nominated for the National Business Book Award, and has appeared on numerous bestseller lists. Books for Business ranked it as one of the top 10 business books in North America. There are now over 40,000 copies in print. He also co-authored the national bestseller, The 100 Best Companies to Work for in Canada. As a management consultant, Harris works with leading businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations aspiring to join these ranks. From 1992-1996 he represented the Covey Leadership Center in Canada teaching Dr. Stephen Covey’s work, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.