Human Resources / Workforce Issues Keynote Speakers

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Human Resource and Workforce Issues keynote speakers create culture changes for the greater good. They engage employees to be productive, efficient, and have a great time. GDA can pinpoint the most effective Human Resource and Workforce Issues keynote speaker to address motivated employees leading to low turnover.


Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 13

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour Featured

America's First Black Female Combat Pilot; Former Cop & Marine Veteran; Author, Zero to Breakthrough; and Consultant to Business

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour went from beat cop to US Marine Corps combat pilot in three years, flying over the deserts of Iraq. As America’s first Black female combat pilot, she realized many people want to create breakthroughs in their own lives, they just don’t know how. Her mantra: Get Gutsy!

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Walter Bond Featured

Mr. Accountability, Business Consultant, Former NBA Player

While many know Walter Bond as a former NBA player, more and more people know Walter as a passionate and motivated speaker, author, and business coach with one goal: to help people see their full potential.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Andy Fastow Featured

Former CFO of Enron; Risk Management, Ethics, and HR Expert

Enron’s former CFO will make observations about how the ambiguity and complexity of laws and regulations breeds opportunity for problematic decisions and will discuss what questions corporate directors and management should ask in order to ensure that their companies not only follow the rules, but uphold the principles behind them.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Risha Grant Featured

Diversity Done Differently

Risha Grant is diversity personified. From her race, gender and lifestyle choices, to being a young, small business owner and tackling economic issues, every area of her life intersects diversity. She is also the founder & CEO of Risha Grant LLC, an award-winning diversity consulting and communications firm.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Nataly Kogan Featured

Happiness Expert, Venture Capitalist & Successful Tech Entrepreneur; Author of Happier Now

Nataly found that after reaching the highest corporate levels, she still wasn’t happy. Chasing achievement left her proud but unfulfilled, so she became inspired to figure out how to live a fuller, happier life. In the process, she found the answers each person needs to unlock maximum potential.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 7

John O'Leary Featured

Author of best-selling book, On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life

In 1987, John was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in his garage and was burned on 100% of his body. John was given one percent chance to survive.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Don Rheem Featured

Author; TEDx Speaker; CEO of E3 Solutions; Culture Changer

Don Rheem is an author, highly-coveted speaker, and CEO of E3 Solutions, an employee engagement technology company. One of the nation’s principal authorities on leadership science, he travels the globe speaking to business leaders about creating healthy workplace cultures and deepening engagement through the lens of neuroscience.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Bart Banfield

Pioneer, innovator, and leader in the virtual learning-work environment

Bart is the Superintendent of EPIC Charter Schools, the largest public school in Oklahoma, and among the largest virtual schools in the United States. Since becoming Oklahoma’s youngest public school superintendent at the age of 27, Bart has been a pioneer, innovator, and leader in the virtual learning-work environment.

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Keynotes: 12 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Jonah Berger

Expert on Decision Making, Consumer Behavior and How Products and Ideas Become Popular

Dr. Jonah Berger is an author and a professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a world-renowned expert on decision making, social influence, word of mouth, and how products, ideas, and behaviors become popular.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 14

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Global Chief People Officer, Talent & Business Transformation Advisor, Public Speaker, Mentor and Coach

Amy is a senior HR professional and business transformer with expertise in working with startups to Fortune500 enterprises. As a speaker and coach for C-Level executives, Amy focuses on talent as the key driver of business growth. Amy brings research and proven best practices to all of her presentations.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Eric Chester

The go-to expert on finding, engaging & keeping great employees.

Eric Chester is a trusted source in the global dialogue on workplace culture, employee engagement, and the emerging workforce. He helps business leaders attract, develop and retain top talent that delivers "on fire" performance.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Sherika Ekpo

Fractional CHRO | Executive Coach | DEIB Executive | Board Director | Speaker | Investor | Author | CHIEF

With over 15 years of experience in HR and Talent Management within Fortune 500 companies, federal government, and the tech industry, Sherika is a community builder, motivational speaker, and architect of the S.E.E. Movement which focuses on inclusive leadership, diverse teams and the empowering women to achieve their goals.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 5

Chester Elton

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker

Chester's most requested keynote on culture and leading through change is based on his #1 bestselling book All In. He also frequently speaks on employee engagement, leadership, high performing teams, how leaders and managers can lower uncertainty and overwhelm, as well as leading with gratitude for extraordinary business results.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 8 Videos: 4

Steve Gilliland

Hall of Fame Speaker and Bestselling Author

Steve Gilliland’s exceptional combination of sidesplitting humor and his compelling message landed him on eSpeakers 2015 Top 10 list of motivational speakers among 9,000 candidates. Over one million people have heard him speak LIVE and 25 Fortune 100 companies have hired him.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 13 Videos: 2

Ridgely Goldsborough

Founder of the Avatar Formula

Market domination is about two things: grabbing market share and holding onto it despite attacks by the competition. To achieve it, you need leadership and you need weapons that give you an edge. There are however weapons that your competition has never seen. It’s time for the WHY Advantage.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Adrian Gostick

#1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling Author

Adrian's most requested keynote is on culture and managing change, based on his #1 bestselling book All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results, but he also frequently speaks on employee engagement, leadership, generational issues in the workplace, high-performing teamwork and recognition.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Scott Greenberg

VIP Franchise Columnist for Entrepreneur, Hourly Workforce Author, Culture & Performance Expert

Scott helps businesses lead more effectively so they can hire, train and develop their teams into a high-performance workforce. Improving business from the inside out, he co-created an innovative management diagnostic and leadership tool, 30-Second Leadership™, that enhances employee mindset, skillset and performance.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 0 Videos: 11

Phil Gwoke

Generational Expert | Strategist of Recruiting and Retaining Millennial Employees | Mentor and Consultant for Young Entrepreneurs

Phil is a firm believer that with the proper motivation, training, and support system, members of any generation are capable of remarkable accomplishments.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Rahaf Harfoush

Strategist, Digital Anthropologist and Author

Rahaf Harfoush is a strategist, digital anthropologist and author who focuses on the intersections of emerging technology, innovation and digital culture.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 3

David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE

CEO, Trust Edge Leadership Institute

The #1 question everyone is thinking about you and your company is, "Can I trust you?" A lack of trust is your biggest expense because for the trusted brand, people pay more, come back and tell others. Learn how to create a high-performing, high-trust culture.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 1

Ryan Jenkins, CSP

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Leadership Author & Speaker | #1 Thought Leader on Team Connection | Generations, Gen Z & Future of Work Expert

Optimize generational dynamics, strengthen team connection, and prepare for the future of work with Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership author and speaker, Ryan Jenkins CSP.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Lisa M. Johnson

Global Human Resources Professional; Team Facilitation, Leadership, and Development Coaching Expert; Tedx Speaker

Lisa M. Johnson is a global human resources professional whose training style and insights have been successfully applied in organizations and settings of varying sizes and cultures. She believes that bringing humanity and consistency to daily interactions is key to personal growth and organizational productivity.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Shari Karney

"Roar as One" Founder Social Innovator on Resilience, Change, Adversity and Triumph–Speaker for Women's Empowerment

Shari specializes in helping people transform their lives to feel happier, inspired, listened to, respected and understood. You will experience profound results. Devloped a campaign, #Menwithyoutoo  - #MeToo Campaign  is not slowing down anytime soon. Time for good men to stand with your wives, sisters, daughters, co-Wworkers, and friends

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 9

Jessica Kriegel

Data Scientist Driving Business Results Through Insights on Strategy and Workplace Culture

Jessica guides global, national, Fortune 100 and other organizations across finance, technology, real estate and healthcare industries on creating intentional cultures that accelerate performance. Her Culture Equation - a tested model where strategy combined with 8 tangible and measurable ‘Culture Dynamic Drivers’ empowers your people to deliver consistent results.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 13

Polly LaBarre

Authority on Leading Organizational Change; Co-founder, Management Lab; Founding Team, Fast Company; and Co-author, Mavericks at Work

Polly LaBarre helps leaders create change-ready cultures that learn almost as fast as change itself. She arms audiences with a maverick manual – tools to break rules, harnessing the human element by inspiring, unleashing, and amplifying creativity, passion, and resourcefulness. Polly unpacks real-life lessons from her research and consulting.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Jason Lauritsen

Employee Engagement and Workplace Culture Expert

Lead with Relationship.

The way we treat people at work is broken, together we can fix it.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Cam Marston

Workplace and Marketplace Trends Expert - Generational Differences Authority

Leading expert generational differences. Cam explains how generational characteristics and differences affect every aspect of business, including recruiting, retention, management, motivation and sales and marketing. His presentations are informative, engaging, humorous and customized. Workplace and marketplace trends are also popular topic of his.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Allison Massari

Top Resilience Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Celebrated Artist

Allison is a Top Keynote Speaker on Adversity, Change, Creative Thinking, Self-leadership, Burnout, Employee Retention, Elevating Company Culture — Reaching audiences in more than 75 countries — She has unforgettable stories packed with takeaways. With deep insight, she shares essential tools of self-mastery. Your audience will be forever changed.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 4 Videos: 13

Seth Mattison

Leadership, Culture and Future of Work Strategist

Seth Mattison is an International expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. As founder and CEO of Futuresight Labs and Strategic Partner at BridgeWorks, LLC. Seth advises many of the world’s leading brands and corporations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change, leadership, and the future of work.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Karen McCullough

Keynote, Author, Branding Expert, Millennial and Gen Z Evangelist

Karen is a motivational business speaker AKA Millennial evangelist. Karen helps organizations leaders cut through the generational stereotypes and get back to reality by leveraging their team’s strengths, enriching the work environment, and driving better results. Karen creates customized programs that hit the mark and are great fun.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Dr. Will Miller

Comedian and Authority on Stress Reduction and Life Balance

Outstanding Keynote speaker & trainer on Emotional Wellbeing, Coping with Change & Life-Span Development. A Psychotherapist & Health Psychologist with extensive media experience. Former headline comedian & TV personality (Nick-at-Nite, NBC), Teaches graduate students at Purdue University on ethics & social media. Best-selling co-author of Refrigerator Rights

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Keynotes: 15 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Jacob Morgan

Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, & Futurist

Jacob is a globally recognized keynote speaker, best-selling author, and futurist. He literally wrote the book on the future of work and employee experience.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Gregory Offner

Former Dueling Pianist Turned Author; Workforce Strategist; Award-Winning Keynote Speaker

Gregory demonstrates three principles of engagement, found in a Piano Bar, which create experiences people want to engage with again and again. He then shares stories of real world organizations who've applied these principles to business, and offers a framework for audiences to do the same.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Smiley Poswolsky

Workplace Belonging, Culture & Future of Work Expert, Bestselling Author

One of the top workplace belonging speakers in the world, Smiley helps companies foster belonging and human connection in an ever-evolving workforce. He is the bestselling author of three books including The Quarter-Life Breakthrough and Friendship in the Age of Loneliness. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 15

Michael Reddington, CFI®

President, InQuasive, Inc.

Michael Reddington, CFI is an interrogator and executive resource. Business leaders contract with Michael to learn how to apply the skills, techniques and strategies necessary to obtain information and strengthen relationships under unlikely and challenging circumstances

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Robert Richman

Expert on Employee Culture

Robert Richman is the author of the Culture Blueprint a systematic guide to building the high-performance workplace. He was a manager and culture strategist at Zappos.com and co-founded Zappos Insights, an innovative program focused on educating companies on the secrets behind its game-changing employee culture.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 7 Videos: 1

Libby Sartain

Human Resources Thought Leader From Southwest Airlines and Yahoo

Libby’s keynote has an empowering message: HR can lead our organizations through the competitive marketplace by treating workers more like consumers and less like employees. Stories and strategies for the new world of work and what that means for HR in the future prepare audience for the impending brain drain.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

David and Jonah Stillman

Gen X and Gen Z Father-Son Speaking Combo | Researchers, Authors, and Founders of GenGuru

This father-son multi-generational duo brings insights intoi the intricate dynamics of drifferent generations in today's ever-evolving workplace and marketplace. Through an entertaining, research-rich, and eye-opening presentations, they present strategies to navigate the ever-changing landscape of generations in both work and the world.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Linda Swindling, JD, CSP

Negotiation and High-stakes Communication Expert

Negotiation speaker, author and expert Linda Swindling, JD, CSP, empowers leaders to negotiate everything from big deals to workplace drama using proven strategies that drive results without driving others away.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Eric Termuende

Entrepreneur; Bestselling Author; Workplace Culture and Employee Engagement Expert

Eric Termuende is helping leaders build tomorrow's greatest places to work by educating them and empowering them to make one-degree shifts that build trust, reduce friction, and build a culture of experimentation.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Hannah Ubl

Company Culture and Generational Expert, Co-founder of Good Company Consulting

Hannah's core mission is to help people create organizations that don't suck. For over a decade, she's been studying people at work and has discovered a strangely well-kept secret: the best recipe for organizational success is to put people first. Hannah's presentations show you how.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Pat Wadors

Inspirational HR Leader & Strategist; Top 50 Women in Tech; Champion of Belonging & Chief People Officer, UKG

From transforming culture at LinkedIn while they tripled their headcount within two years–to leading the total employee experience at global HR tech firm UKG–Pat Wadors is an inspirational thought leader on every aspect of HR and HCM, including talent acquisition, employee engagement and retention, and authentic leadership.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 9

Cy Wakeman

NY Times Bestselling Author, Drama Researcher and Founder of Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, global thought-leader, and New York Times best-selling author who is recognized for cultivating a counter-intuitive, reality-based approach to leadership.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 12 Videos: 10

Nicholas J Webb

Top Keynote Speaker on Innovation, Healthcare, Leadership, Workforce and Future Trends

Nick is a #1 best-selling author who specializes in speaking about the future of innovation, healthcare, future trends, workplace dynamics, leadership, and technology. Additionally, Nick serves as the CEO of LeaderLogic, LLC, a Management Consulting Firm that offers consulting services to top brands.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Janne Willems

Founder and Executive Director, Seize Your Moments

Janne's  unexpected method and style refreshes audiences worldwide and gets them out their comfort zone. She provides an unique combination of theory and her life changing story. How to use trust to change the world.

 

 

 

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