KEY-NOTE SPEECHES

Depending on the needs of the organisation a high impact presentation can be developed that combines the latest scientific research in an easily accessible manner, with clear actionable ideas.

Popular discussions delivered by Synenergy founder, Mark Orpen-Lyall include:

Resilience in tough times
(90 mins- can be trimmed based on your needs)

  • 4 lessons from Tour de France winners – use this easily accessible metaphor in your own personal life
  • 3 pernicious resilience myths that result in us self-sabotaging
  • 2 useful resilience toolkits:
    • Short-term strategies: 4 Navy Seals techniques (Goal setting, visualization, self-talk and breathing)
    • Long-term strategy: my Ph.D. model unpacked
  • 1 action plan to make you more resilient

Presentation methodology:

  • Can be highly engaging using Zoom technology – use polls, chat functionality, small breakaways, questions and answer session.
  • Walk away with own personal action plan.

Presentation recording:


Fear factor: managing the anxiety and uncertainty of the current pandemic (60-90 mins)

  • Stress and contagion
  • Fear driven by anxiety and uncertainty:
  • Anxiety:
    • Circle of influence vs. circle of concern (an audit of where you spend your time)
    • Reframing trauma (the learning that happens when we experience post-traumatic growth)
    • Mindfulness (how to apply it so more centred, and aware)
  • Uncertainty:
    • Trifecta alignment (Purpose, code and goal setting)
    • Progress principle (how to create positive forward momentum in lock-down)

Presentation recording:


Mark has also recently presented to Allan Gray, Prudential, Stanlib, Nedbank, Henley Business School SMEE, CPD groups, Red Cross Hospital etc.

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Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Viktor E. Frankl