LimeLight Communications Group


Ravi Tangri

Author, Speaker, and Strategy and Leadership Expert
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What Ravi is Passionate About

Think Outside the Boss: Leading in today’s complex, fast-changing world 

Business has hit the perfect storm. We’re moving into the biggest labour crisis in history as the baby boomers move into retirement, and the younger generation has different demands and expectations. On top of all of this, change is coming at us faster and faster. In this world, a new form of leadership is evolving – co-creative leadership, where you engage all the key players to co-create the way forward, building in buy-in and commitment. Ravi Tangri is an expert in co-creative leadership and he shows you how to think outside the boss and chart your way forward in this challenging new world.

Participants will leave this session understanding:

– Why the ‘old’ rules of leadership simply don’t work any more
– The secret to engaging and focusing the younger generations
– How to build buy-in and commitment from all of your key players
– The key to finding your way through uncertain times

Blue Chocolate: Why most goal-setting programs fail, and the 5 keys that really work 

If we were to tell you not to think about blue chocolate, what happens? You think of blue chocolate. Your brain can’t make a picture of a negative, so when you say you don’t want something, you actually create a picture in your mind’s eye of what you don’t want, and motivate yourself to make that happen.

That’s one of the biggest mistakes people make in setting goals – focusing on what they don’t want, not what they want.

There’s been a lot of attention to goal-setting and things like the Law of Attraction lately, and yet people are struggling to create the results they want. That’s because most people keep making the same mistakes. Ravi Tangri has invested over 35 years learning the science and art of creating the results you want, and he’s laid out the 5 biggest mistakes people make (like focusing on what they don’t want), and he shows you how to avoid them.

Participants in this program will:

– Learn why traditional programs on goal-setting and the Law of Attraction fail
– Discover the five biggest mistakes most people make in setting goals – and how to avoid them
– Learn how to create the results they want – in all aspects of their life

Living Through Change: How to support your team – and your self – through change 

Change is the way of the world today. There’s nowhere you can hide from it, so how do you deal with it? How do you support your team through change? And how do you find the support you need as a leader?

With over a quarter century of change leadership, Ravi Tangri lays out the journey of change and what people need at each stage to support themselves. Equally important – and often overlooked – is how you get the support you need for yourself through this journey.

Participants will learn:

– The five stages of change everyone goes through
– What your team and your friends need from you for support in each of these stages
– How to identify where you are on the change journey – and how to reach out to get the support you need
– The secret to replenishing and re-invigorating everyone that almost everyone misses

To Boldly Go: The secret to creating focus, meaning and lasting results in your work and in all of your life 

Too many organizations and people are concerned with what they do. And as times get more challenging they focus on more ‘what’ – new strategies, new org charts and new products/services for organizations, and new goals, new accomplishments and new possessions for individuals. And then they have to work incredibly hard to motivate themselves to do all these things.

In contrast, high performing organizations and individuals don’t start with ‘what’ they do. They start with ‘why’ – their higher purpose. That’s where motivation starts and, when working with organizations and groups of people, where buy-in and commitment comes from others. Instead of working to motivate yourself to realize your goals, you start with what motivates you and then sculpt your goals and your vision from that so your motivation is built-in. That’s the power of purpose that enables you to boldly go.

You will learn:

– Why purpose is the lever to higher results personally and professionally
– What ‘purpose’ really means
– How to avoid ‘vision-speak’ and ‘mission-speak’ and express purpose in plain, simple English
– The stepping stones to creating lasting results, from purpose to vision

Why You Need Ravi

Ravi Tangri is the Chief Rocket Scientist for Chrysalis Strategies Inc. and the author of ‘Leading Authentically’ and ‘StressCosts Stress-Cures’. Whether he is growing co-creative leadership to transform the health care system, helping the largest liquid natural gas company in the Middle East grow its leadership, or helping entrepreneurs develop strategies to address today’s fast-changing world, Ravi helps leaders navigate the complex challenges they face today.

The secret to working in complex and chaotic environments is not to get lost in the complexity, but rather to find the simple, often-hidden leverage points that, with very little effort transform the whole system. Ravi mastered this skill in working with complex and chaotic systems in his first career as a nuclear physicist and has used this ‘lens’ to help leaders navigate their complex worlds and generate solid results for over two decades.

On top of this, Ravi is a master facilitator, with the ability to engage all they key players in the meaningful conversations they need to have to collectively co-create the way forward. Because the ideas he catalyzes originate within his clients, team buy-in and ownership result in innovative solutions that work. He has a solid track record of results both working within organizations and from the outside as a consultant, coach and facilitator.

Ravi has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned designation for the speaking industry and he was the 2011 national president of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Ravi has an M.Sc. in nuclear physics and an M.B.A.

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Why You Will Love Ravi

“All I can say is WOW! Congratulations on such a dynamic program. Our group found ourselves anxious for breaks and lunch to end so we could get back there, roll up our sleeves, get creative and tap into the excellent group of people who attended.”

Kathy Murphy
Mack Restaurant Equipment and Supplies

“Ravi truly has a gift of instruction that you do not see in others. I have used many of the tools he has taught me in the workplace, and have noticed the difference in my ability to manage and get the job done.”

Roy Young
District Chief, Halifax Fire and Emergency

“Ravi’s real value has been in his ability to communicate directly with our team and engage them into open and honest dialogue on the issues at hand. This has served to energize our leadership group and getting the most out of our sessions.”

Rob Miller
President, Atlantic Windows

“Chrysalis introduced a completely different way of strategic planning that we have not encountered and was able to harness our business expertise and passion and help us create a strategic plan that is meaningful and realistic.”

Don Murray
Canadian Tire Dealers’ Association

“You bring many unique qualities to your facilitation and leadership, including vision, flexibility, intelligence, thoughtfulness and motivation. You helped overwhelming, complex goals become clear and manageable.”

Victoria Rees
Nova Scotia Barristers Society

“I’ve always identified with the phrase “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” when thinking about learning from the past and from other people. Thank you for being a Giant.”

Bobby O’Keefe
Saint Mary’s University Business Development Centre

“Ravi is a very passionate speaker and skilled facilitator and has introduced us and our delegates to innovative processes in learning.”

Sherry Kirkpatrick
Industrial Accident Prevention Association

“Ravi Tangri is able to combine the science of thought with highly creative experiential processes to move a group or individual to improved performance.”

Michael Basch
Founding Partner, FedEx


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