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Ania Lichota

Financial Executive
Country: UK

With her success story of leaving Communist Poland and coming to London to then becoming a successful financial executive, keynote speaker Ania Lichota inspires audiences with her fascinating story. She shares lessons from her professional, personal and extreme adventure experiences and engages audiences with her passion and dedication. As a keynote speaker Ania will help audiences learn the importance of going beyond your comfort zone.

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Ania left Poland in 1996 with one bag on a bus to study at London School of Economics. Since then she has visited 63 countries, lived in 9, worked in 17 at Senior Executive Positions in financial services. Ania has built, grew, restructured, liquidated and integrated businesses in 4 languages.

Furthermore she has climbed the highest peak on every continent including Mount Everest, wrote a book: ‘Why the hell Bother? How climbing the Seven Summits changed my life’. She has also built schools in Nepal for over 300 kids.

Charity is a large part of Ania’s life and she has both chaired a large charity in London and owns her own charity. Among others Ania received the Woman of the Year award in London and Inclusive and Inspirational Leadership award from the UBS chairman. She has served on the executive boards of diversity networks and The Attlee Foundation.

She speaks for the UK and Polish media, has double MSc, MBA and PhD in International Leadership.

After having transformed her own life on many levels she works as an Executive Coach, inspires others through public speaking and leads workshops in leadership and personal development.

Ania lives by her motto “Success is a by-product of who you are”.

    Keynote by Speaker Ania Lichota

    Evolving Leadership Mind-set – Climbing the Mountain of Leadership

    • The event will take you on a journey of progressing on the leadership ladder and how the mind-set needs to evolve from individual contributor, moving from a technical expert to managing a team, leading a department to becoming a CEO.
    • You will be able to live through the conscious work that needs to happen to become an authentic leader.
    • The insights to the level of self-awareness and attitude evolution that needs to happen for one to travel through the ranks effortlessly will leave you in wander and deep self reflection.
    • During the workshop you will be able to start building and exercise those muscles preparing for the corporate ultra-marathon.

     

    Keynote by Speaker Ania Lichota

    Leadership Mastery – You can take others only as far as you got yourself!

    Mature leadership is about:

    • Knowing your limitations and being open when you need help = Humbleness.
    • Projecting personal coherence = Presence.
    • Conscious effort of development = Mastery.
    • Level of knowing yourself that allows being so strong that you can be weak = Vulnerability.
    • Taking yourself out of the way of the natural talents of your teams = Egolessness.
    • Feeling for the future = The Future Quotient.

    This event shifts concept of leadership to a new level. It explores the building blocks of how to get to Leadership Mastery. It allows you to gain insights in what’s missing for you and ignites the new you to happen.

     

    Keynote by Speaker Ania Lichota

    Unstoppable Female Leadership – Being a woman in high Places.

    • Soft feminine power can move the world.
    • When women start owning their strength through deep self-awareness and acknowledging what is the environment starts to align to their vision.
    • This event helps participants to take stock of the level they take full responsibility for themselves, including intentions that underpin what we project into the world.
    • It helps to differentiate: – mothering a team vs. leading a team, – having charming conversations vs. being a business partner, – pleasing vs. growing others, – being a good girl vs. getting what you want.
    • It holds a mirror to the ‘whys of not progressing’ that we keep asking ourselves.
    • It will set you of on the journey of discovery that you don’t suspect exists.
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