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 Marine & Cop; 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: 7 Books: 7 Videos: 17

Jason Barger Featured

Author of "Thermostat Cultures" and named Top 200 Global Thought Leader

Jason is dynamic, funny, a phenomenal storyteller! Perfect for groups looking to cut through distractions and re-engage people around authentic leadership, growing an engaged culture & vision. His latest books "Breathing Oxygen" and Thermostat Cultures" are perfect for teams focused on leadership / culture. Named a Top 200 Thought Leader

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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: 3

Andy Fastow Featured

Former CFO of Enron and Risk Management, Ethics, HR Speaker

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: 4 Books: 1 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: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 11

Jenn Lim Featured

Founder of Beyond Happiness & Cofounder, CEO & Chief Humanity Officer of Delivering Happiness

Learn why concentrating on the happiness and humanity creates sustainability. Jenn draws on her decades of experience in culture and strategy to translate it into a practical “how-to” framework so workplaces can adapt quicker, couple purpose and profits, and modernize org design to the Great Resignation and Great Awakening. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 6

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: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Don Rheem Featured

Author, Keynote Speaker, 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: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 13

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Chief Human Resources Officer at Cohesity, Board Member and Advisor

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: 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: 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: 2 Videos: 2

Ryan Jenkins, CSP

Generations Keynote Speaker | Millennial & Generation Z Expert | 2x Future of Work Author

Optimize generational dynamics, lessen worker loneliness, and prepare for the future of work with internationally-recognized keynote speaker and trainer, Ryan Jenkins CSP.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Lisa M. Johnson

MBA, SHRM-SCP, Tedx Speaker

It is often in the day-to-day, employee encounters where employee issues can take root.  Reduce your workforce legal risk by building leadership skills with motivating presentations from an engaging, global human resource professional!

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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: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Jessica Kriegel

Workplace Culture Strategist, Doctor of Leadership & Management, Fortune 100 Thought Leader

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: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Seth Mattison

Workforce Strategist; Management Trendspotter; Strategic Advisor; Change and Innovation Expert

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: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Jon Picoult

Customer Experience & Leadership Expert; Trusted Advisor to CEOs

If you’re aspiring to satisfy your customers, then you’re aspiring to mediocrity.  That’s the philosophy at the heart of Jon Picoult’s work, because building brand loyalty requires impressing customers, not just satisfying them. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Keynote Speaker, Workplace Belonging Expert, Bestselling Author

One of the top workplace belonging experts in the world, Smiley is an internationally renowned keynote speaker on fostering belonging and human connection in a hybrid workforce and attracting the next generation of talent. He is the bestselling author of three books including Friendship in the Age of Loneliness. 

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Keynotes: 14 Books: 0 Videos: 18

Michael Reddington, CFI®

President, InQuasive, Inc.

Michael Reddington, CFI is an interrogator and executive resource who teaches Clients to use truth to their advantage. He knows how troubled clients are with missed opportunities, failed relationships and neglected commitments to action.  Michael teaches them to eliminate these issues with the application of strategic, ethical, persuasion techniques.

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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: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Kim Malone Scott

Co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, Author

Kim Scott is the co-founder and CEO of Radical Candor, Inc which builds software tools for managers. She is the author of a book called Radical Candor: How To Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity, to be published by St Martin’s Press next year.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

David and Jonah Stillman

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

The father-son multi-generational team who shed light on what you need to know about Gen Z.

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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: 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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