Business Leadership Team Thinking Strategist, Speaker and Facilitator
Bev is a Strategist, Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker and Champion of the Unique Speaker Bureau’s Build a Better Conference Strategy. She is actively engaged with strategic journey’s with a number of clients and has been a catalyst in the emerging Smart City conversation in Port Elizabeth. She has a strong track record mentoring and coaching women in business having coached over 120 small businesses in South Africa and parts of Africa.
Bev has a strong background in designing organizational learning and instructional design in both the face-to-face and digital space having worked at national level with the Damelin/Educor group and running the Sales and Marketing and e-Learning Academies for VWSA. She holds an MBA from the MilPark Business School and a MPhil in Management Coaching from the University of Stellenbosch Business School where she specialised in virtual coaching. She believes in the value staying on the cutting edge of learning and has studied Conversational Intelligence ™ with International Fortune 500 coach, Judith Glaser and has certified with the Barrett’s values organisation. A golden thread through all her work is conversational intelligence based on the belief that the art of a focused conversation is the new wave of leadership and employee engagement. It supports vision and strategic clarity, leading to bottom-line results, talent retention and operational excellence. We are now living in a digital world which requires a new way of thinking and a new way of working.
Clients include VWSA, Coca-Cola SABCO, NMMU Business School, SPAR, Smart Office Connexion, Algoa FM, Clear Communication, Propella Incubator, Engeli, Axalta Plascon, SEDA and the Graca Machel Trust.
Leadership in the Future World of Work
A different kind of leadership is needed to navigate the new world of work. Practical strategies for developing leaders with the skillset and mindset for 21st Century Leadership.
Trust and Accountability
Trust is the primary driver for bottom-line growth in a world grappling with corruption, fake news and effective governance. Building a culture of trust with customers and employees is the key to growing companies that are built to last.
We spend all day having conversations from the boardroom to the customer. The quality of those conversation build relationships, our culture and ultimately our results. Understand the science and practice of catalytic conversations as leaders, in teams and in the digital world.
Each of the above key notes have a Team Thinking and Master Class option.
Bev Hancock is a Inspirational Speaker, Strategist and Leadership coach who joins the dots between strategy and the people who make it happen. Her success strategy is to create tangible and sustainable results by building capacity within the organisation.
Bev has worked with both strategy and people development in both the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors which allows her to maximise entrepreneurial thinking that is driving growth and innovation in both large and small organisations. She strongly believes that we are the architects of our own future and that the key to success lies in moving from pockets of excellence to an integrated and connected whole. This is the message she brings through her keynotes, Team Thinking conversations and Masterclasses.
Bev is Managing Director at Kamva Leadership Institute and champions Unique Speaker Bureau’s Intervention Process in collaboration with their premier league of speakers. She has facilitated many strategic conversations that have created agile strategies and surfaced shared wisdom resulting in strategic alignment, positive behaviour change and agile leadership.
She has a strong background in designing organisation learning in both the face-to-face and digital space. Bev holds an MBA and a Masters in Management Coaching. She believes in the value staying on the cutting edge of learning and has studied Conversational Intelligence ™ with International Fortune 500 coach, Judith Glaser and has certified with the Barrett’s values organisation.
She has worked in both the corporate and entrepreneurial environment and has worked with over 120 women business owners in South Africa, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia to take their businesses to the next level of greatness in programmes have been sponsored by SEDA and the Graca Machal Trust. Clients include VWSA, Coca-Cola SABCO, NMMU, SPAR, Smart Office Connexion, Algoa FM and the Graca Machal Trust.
Champion of the Unique Speaker Bureau’s strategy to Build Better Conferences.
Three year journey with SPAR to build an integrated Talent Strategy
Four year strategic with United Stations Algoa FM, developing and maintaining corporate and digital strategies.
Leadership Conversations with Axalta Plascon and Coca Cola Sabco to build cultural alignment.
Design and implementation of coaching programmes resulting in positive financial and cultural growth.
Design and implementation e-learning strategy for VWSA.
As a connector and a maximiser, helping others discover unrealised potential is what she does exceptionally well. Bev holds Master’s degrees in both Business and Management Coaching and has studied internationally in conversational intelligence and values based organisations. Bev has an abundance mindset and loves sharing what she knows with others through articles, radio and digital. She has a regular column in the Business section of the Herald on digital trends and the future world of work.
“Bev Hancock has been a member of The SPAR Group executive coaching panel for the past five years. As the manager of this process it has been my observation that Bev has continually delivered a superior experience to her clients. The integral approach and her in-depth knowledge of the coaching process have yielded positive business results. Bev has also designed a powerful team coaching process as a part of the Group Talent Strategy which has equipped Line Managers to have catalytic conversations with their teams.”
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“Bev Hancock was contracted by The SPAR Group to consult on the creation of an Integrated Group Talent Strategy for The SPAR Group. Over a 3-year period Bev’s input has been invaluable at key touch points through the process. Her deep understanding of both our culture and business enabled her to crystallise the outputs into a clear business language and the subsequent outputs have ensured a successful roll out. Bev’s ability to hold the process lightly, and through her in depth knowledge of strategy and execution has proved invaluable.”
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“Bev has an amazing energy and the ability to connect people and bring out the best in them. You brought our vision to life of our panel discussion, you brought a thought provoking and inspiring dialogue with our other speakers which our audience enjoyed. I look forward to working with you again in the future.”