Author Interview – Pia-Maria Thoren about Authenticity
Sarika is interviewing Pia-Maria about Authenticity
Pia-Maria ThorénInspiration Director and Agile People Coach
Pia-Maria is the author of Agile People – A Radical Approach for HR and Managers (That Leads to Motivated Employees), and the founder of Agile People. Agile People is a global network of people who work to improve workplaces by helping HR and leaders to attain an agile mindset for the future of work by using agile tools, methods, values, and principles. Pia-Maria specializes in helping companies move towards a culture of increased agility through Agile HR, Agile leadership, and Motivation. Her main focus is to contribute to creating organizations where people perform better and feel engaged. Her main drive is to see the movement from one state to another in a company, contributing by making that change successful both from a financial and human perspective.
Special focus areas: Agile People (Agile HR AND Agile Leadership), Agile Culture Journeys, Management 3.0, Performance development, Employee engagement & motivation (Reiss Motivation Profile), workshop facilitation, event moderation, and professional speaking.
Sarika is a Global Lean Change agent and Change Hacker who 1) influences organizational culture through artful interventions 2) explores how to nudge change forward by understanding and valuing different perspectives 3) believes and lives with being comfortable with uncertainty and complexity in the VUCA world today.
Sarika is passionate about co-creating change with businesses, leadership, and teams across the organization within HR, Marketing, Procurement, Contracting, etc.
Today, Sarika helps businesses, leadership, teams, and individuals build an adaptive growth mindset and on-board them on a path to Agility: Agility that allows them to respond and adapt in the VUCA world today.
Sarika has more than 22 years of experience and has been instrumental in leading change transformations globally across Singapore, Poland, the Nordic countries, Europe, UK, and India within technology, insurance, and financial sector organizations such as the DBS Bank, Nordea Bank Danmark, Nordea Life, and Pension Finland, Sweden and Poland, Tieto.
Sarika is the host of a talk show on “Perspectives of Change” that explores how to nudge change forward by understanding and valuing different perspectives. She is the conference chair of 2 global conferences that are now in India: Spark the Change India and Business Agility India.