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Authentic Intelligence

How to future-proof yourself and your team

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been accelerating the digital revolution and is creating an earlier-than-expected tipping point that is likely to transform businesses forever. Hence the voices asking whether we humans can still compete against robots and artificial intelligence are getting louder. In this highly topical speech, Elke points out that it is time to demystify technology and to shift the focus back onto human beings. 

She examines which uniquely human qualities can be used to secure our professional future, and which assets you really should embed in your organization's DNA if you want to ensure your viability in this disruptive world. 

An inspiring presentation for organizations that already have both feet firmly planted in the future and want to use this pandemic as a transformational momentum.

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Enthusiasm knows no boundaries, and Elke embodies this with her global presence, having graced platforms worldwide from Kyoto to Cape Town, Lima to Sydney, Dubai, and San Francisco. Her unmatched ability to engage audiences stems from her unique blend of expertise, scientific background, and humor. Elke's enthusiastic approach to translating cutting-edge academic insights into practical everyday applications has garnered widespread acclaim.

Her insatiable curiosity and passion for people have paved the way for a successful academic journey. With a PhD in psychology, Elke has held esteemed positions at renowned institutions such as Harvard, St Andrews, Maastricht, and Rotterdam, garnering international recognition for her groundbreaking research. Currently, she serves as a Professor at the University of Ghent.

Driven by her deep understanding of mental resilience, Elke founded "Better Minds at Work" in 2014, an international consultancy dedicated to enhancing the mental well-being, energy, and productivity of employees. The company has since grown to include over seventy psychologists, doctors, and consultants.

Elke's signature lies in her ability to translate complex psychological concepts into practical, accessible strategies, inspiring individuals and organizations to cultivate resilience and thrive in turbulent times. Her groundbreaking work includes the bestselling book "Mentaal Kapitaal" (Mental Capital: 2015), now in its thirteenth edition and recently launched in English as "Better Minds," as well as in Chinese. She has also released her latest book, "The Mental Reset," offering insights and strategies for navigating a post-pandemic world with resilience and success.

Elke Geraerts

Keynote Speaker | Human Capital Expert | #1 Bestselling Author | Building the bridge between science and practice | Ptofessor I Doctor in Psychology

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