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Emilia van Hauen

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Cultural sociologist, marketing expert and best-selling author sharing her knowledge on social trends

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Keynote speaker Emilia van Hauen is a cultural sociologist and marketing expert and one of Scandinavia's most sought-after keynote speakers and most quoted sociologists on the topics of current trends and social tendencies and phenomena. She is especially concerned about modern ways of life and social trends, with a particular focus on generations Y, Z and Alpha and gender thematic.

Speaker Emilia van Hauen is a blogger at Huffington Post and a regular contributor to many of the major, tone-setting daily newspapers, magazines, TV stations and radio channels in Denmark. She has also had the opportunity to comment on Danish society in foreign media, including BBC World, the BBC, RTL, Libération, French Elle and various Swedish and Norwegian media outlets. In addition to this, she is a board member in three companies, one is the Danish cultural institution Messecenter Herning.

Emilia van Hauen graduated in the social sciences, holds the HD(A) (bachelor in business administration and marketing) and has taken the Copenhagen Business School’s Executive Board Program (completed with honours).

Emilia van Hauen is the author of six books, two bestsellers. Her latest, The tyranny of success – and the way out, 2017, followed her second bestseller, Ladycool: Your Gender is a Strength, Use It! Her fourth book also became a national bestseller, Goodbye Egoparty.

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Unruly Women Have More Fun!

How to take your space and free your creativity
(This talk also exist as a business edition – see below)

For ages women have been ruled on their beauty, sexuality and sociality.

Which means that they have not been free to appear as they want, nor take their own space and make room for what they find important.
They have not been free to follow their own desire and contribute with their unbound creativity.
And they have not been free to follow their own dreams if going against social expectations.

But time’s up!

Statistics on increasing levels of stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness and insomnia show us that our society is out of balance. Even the climate has had it! So, we need a new hero in order to create a world where everybody can thrive.

And this hero is The Unruly Woman!

As she owns her own unruled beauty, sexuality and sociality she is in a strong connection with her own power and can contribute in a free way to our society – while having fun as she follows what makes her happy.

And that can change the world into a better balance.

This talk is both humorous and sharp as it touches upon the limiting prejudices and stories which women are still met with in society and todays culture.  And can give you a lot of inspiration as to how YOU can become an Unruly Woman.

The talk is based on a wide range of her articles and the bestseller Ladycool. Your gender is a strength – use it!

 

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Unruly Business Women Have More Fun – and Power!

How to take your space and free your creativity
(see Emilia’s webinar on Unruly Business Women in the video section)

For ages women have been ruled on their beauty, creativity and sociality.

Which means that they have not been free to appear as they want, nor take their own space and make room for what they find important.
They have not been free to contribute with their unbound creativity.
And they have not been free to follow their own dreams if going against social expectations.

It has given women other career opportunities than their male counterparts.
But time’s up!

Statistics on an increasing levels of stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness and insomnia show us that our society and workplaces are out of balance. Even the climate has had it! So, we need a new superhero in order to create a world where everybody can thrive.

And this superhero is The Unruly Business Woman!

As she owns her own unruled beauty, creativity and sociality she is in a strong connection with her own power and can contribute in a free way to our society – while having fun as she follows what makes her happy.

And that can change the world into a better balance.

This talk is both humorous and sharp as it touches upon the limiting prejudices and stories which women are still met with in society and todays culture.  And can give you a lot of inspiration as to how YOU can become an Unruly Business Woman in a strong connection to your own power.

The talk is based on a wide range of her articles and the bestseller Ladycool. Your gender is a strength – use it!

Keynote by speaker Emilia van Hauen

THE YOUNG GENERATION SHOWS US THE WAY TO THE FUTURE

LEAD, ATTRACT, RETAIN AND UNDERSTAND THEM – AND THE WORKPLACES OF THE FUTURE.

The future workplaces and organisations without hierarchy are getting defined now, partly due to the shift in generations. This is changing all workplaces!

Generation Y and Z have a new approach to what and when work is – and not least, what they want from it. They are driven by meaning, purpose, freedom, communities and by changing the world into a better place. They have a tolerant relation to gender, are (preferably) living as digital nomads – and most importantly they are seeking to have a life-career. And that makes it a challenge to lead, attract and retain them. By learning from the young generation now, one doesn’t just learn how to build bridges between employees of all ages, but also prepares you for the future workplaces and the new form of management which will soon become the norm.

The talk is informative and entertaining and through stories and examples you will understand what drives this young generation. You will also know how to motivate and work with them, so that you together can create the best working environment for employees of all ages.

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THE FANTASTIC COMMUNITY!

THE ART OF SUCCEEDING TOGETHER IN TIMES OF CHANGE

We are in the middle of a paradigm shift when it comes to jobs in the future. The winners are the organisations without a hierarchy who have confidence and trust in their employees, who create an environment where creativity and relations thrive – a fantastic community!

The talk informs, in a sharp, clear and entertaining way, what values and goals are at stake in today’s organizations and how you can create the strongest workplace and the best organization.

The talk is based on my bestseller from 2009 which is now more relevant than ever: Goodbye Egoparty and Hello to Goals and Communities, my latest book, The tyranny of success – and the way out, together with a long list of articles and videos about the young generations who create the developments which we all will follow in time.

You will get more information on:

· The hierarchy: a paradigm which is dying
· Neo-tribal communities are the future
· Co-creation: When creativity belongs to everyone and garners results
· New management: From rules and KPI’s to frames and trust
· Colleague-love is a necessity (Probably not what you think…)
· Generation Z shows us the way to go

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WHY DANES ARE THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE!

AND HOW YOU CAN BECOME MORE “DANE”.

The Danes are the world’s most trusting people, we have the lowest levels of corruption and the highest levels of democracy, high equality, and we raise our children to be highly independent and group oriented at the same time.

The Danes’ most important values are equality, open mindedness and community – and they are practiced daily both in work and leisure. Many of these features make the Danes good representatives for the people of the future, as we are entering a time where co-creation is the key to success.

Unruly Business Women Have More Fun – and Power!

TedX Copenhagen - ”The World’s Happiest People?” 2010

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01.08.2016

Interview with Emilia van Hauen

Who or what inspires you most?

Stories about people. About how we choose to live our lives and which relationships we have and nurture. I am especially interested in the conflicts and longings that we experience in our lifetime. On one hand it depends on what is in focus in a specific day and age, and on the other hand it is completely universal across time, lifestyle and nationality. Most people “just” want to be loved and have close relationships – and the opportunity to contribute with something meaningful to their communities.

What is the most unique experience you have had as a result of your career as a culture sociologist?

The opportunity to share my thoughts with others through my keynotes. It is a special gift to see the lights be turned on in someone’s eyes while you are speaking, starting a dialogue – and then seeing them go home and change something in their life to the better. Or find peace where they already are.

How do you prepare for speaking engagements?

I meditate – usually in the bathroom to have a moment alone before speaking (!) – and gather my energy before I go on stage. And before that, I always tailor my presentations to fit the audience that I am speaking to. And before that, I continuously develop my existing keynotes and create new ones that fit the challenges of the time. I stay informed on many, many platforms and gather everything that catches my attention in my books and my keynotes.

What particular strengths do you think women in leadership roles can contribute with?

For thousands of generations, women have been trained to be what you can call the social gender, and the ability to bind together a group of people, include everyone, and create committed communities is something that we need now more than ever. We are seeing more and more companies scrap performance testing and change their hierarchies, and that is necessary if they want to keep women while at the same time attracting younger generations of men.

What is the main message that you hope audiences take away from your talks on modern day “success tyranny”?

That all research (and experience!) shows that there are only two things that result in good, happy lives: 1. Having good and close relationships and 2. Contributing to the communities that we are a part of. And finally, we need to understand in our hearts that success and failure are just data to help us understand what works and what doesn’t – they are NOT identities to take on.

What are your three best tips for women in business?

  • Know your value – and ask to be payed for what you are really contributing with.
  • Be honest with yourself – and stand up for yourself, your values and your format – this makes you more original and creative, which means that you are contributing your best.
  • Be aware that we are people first, not a gender – so don’t limit yourself because of stereotypical ideas about how women should behave, look, act or earn things.
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