Webinar: How to be Positively Disruptive

Thursday, 08 February 2024
9:30 am – 10:30 am (UK time)
    • Susan Heaton-Wright, Superstar Communicator

How to be positively disruptive

We are trained to pass exams; to fit in; to ‘be good and keep our head down and work’. However, we are living in a changing world. In the last 3 years we have seen the world of work change for ever, and this has involved people challenging how we work; the systems we have in place to work in a hybrid work environment.Having the ability to challenge existing norms; to identify opportunities and bring these to the workplace are invaluable for companies. But is a fine line between being Disruptive and a positive disruptor. In this topic we will discover how to avoid being mediocre: but a positively disruptive, invaluable member of your team.

Learning Objectives:

•What is disruption and what is positive disruption

•How to avoid echo chambers

•The power of an open, positive mindset for growth

•Being able to create opportunitiesBeing a Significant SuperStar and what this looks like

Speaker Biography


Susan Heaton-Wright, Superstar Communicator

Susan Heaton-Wright is an impact, communications and speaking trainer for executives and the creator of the Superstar Communicator™ philosophy. She is an international speaker; the MD of award winning music company, Viva Live Music and a former prize winning international opera singer. She delivers seminars, webinars (which are independently CPD accredited), workshops and individual training for many companies including Astra Zeneca, Shell, Deloitte, RBS, AXA, Accenture, I.H.S. and Quintiles. She has delivered speeches and webinars for CII branches. She is regularly interviewed on BBC Radio Five Live; BBC2, local radios and international podcasts and has her own podcast "Superstar Communicator". Susan has contributed to articles in Forbes, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Thrive Global, The Scotsman and trade publications. Susan is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, The Royal Society of Arts and the Incorporated Society of Musicians, and is a CPD accredited speaker. She leads a project of musicians in Greece annually, to deliver music workshops to refugees in Athens as part of the ‘Love without Borders’ charity.

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