Topic: Human Resources / Workforce Issues

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 7

Mike Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It's Your Ship

Mike Abrashoff took command of USS Benfold - nearly the worst performing ship in the Navy and 12 months later it was the best ship in the fleet, using the very same crew. How? Mike changed his leadership style and the ship’s culture.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Shawn Achor

Former Harvard Professor, Positive Psychology Expert

Shawn Achor is New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. His TED talk is one of the most popular, with over 11 million views. He has lectured or researched at over a third of the Fortune 100 and in 50 countries.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Talent Anarchy

The dynamic speaking duo of Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt

Talent Anarchy is the dynamic speaking duo of Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt. A Talent Anarchy keynote is not for the faint of heart. They will provoke, entertain, educate, and inspire you to take action.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

America’s First African-American Female Combat Pilot

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour went from beat cop to United States Marine Corps combat pilot in three years, flying over the deserts of Iraq. As America’s first African-American female combat pilot, she realized that many people wanted to create breakthroughs in their own lives, they just didn’t know how.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Sandy Asch

Learn From The Expert Who Taught The San Diego Zoo to ROAR

Sandy Asch has helped 30,000 leaders in 350+ companies in 50 countries and 6 languages to win best place to work awards, navigate mergers, and embrace change.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 12

Jason Barger

Author "Thermostat Cultures" and Inspiring TEDx and SHRM National Speaker

Jason is dynamic, funny, and a phenomenal storyteller! Perfect for groups looking to cut through distractions and re-engage people around authentic leadership, growing an engaged culture & vision. National SHRM speaker, TEDx & global leadership speaker. Latest book "Thermostat Cultures" has been a big hit globally!

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Walter Bond

Mr. Accountability, Business Consultant, Former NBA Player

Walter's mastery in two different global industries has made him an authority on peak performance for nearly two decades.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Colette Carlson

Business Communication & Human Behavior Expert

A crowd-pleasing speaker with proven results, Colette Carlson’s seminars are both informative and laugh-out-loud funny. With a Masters Degree in Human Behavior and a fascination with communication trends, Colette delivers the latest research letting the facts support the fun. Her audiences walk away with new ideas and new energy.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Eric Chester

The go-to expert on finding, engaging & keeping great employees who deliver "on fire" performance!

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: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 8

Geoff Colvin

Bestselling Author and Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine Helping Leaders Respond to Disruptive Trends Impacting Business

Geoff Colvin is Fortune magazines senior editor-at-large. He speaks on critical trends, news impacting business and economic climate. He is focused on managing, leading and competing in disruptive times. He is also the author of, Talent is Overrated, Humans are Underrated.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Chester Elton

#1 Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement and Teamwork Expert

Chester'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 teams, and recognition.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Galen Emanuele

Keynote Speaker & Team Culture Expert

Galen is an international speaker who teaches teams and organizations how to use the improv concept of "Yes, And" to create a profound shift in how people communicate and show up in business. Galen's content resonates with professionals at every level-- from the CEO to the front line.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Ryan Estis

Culture, Leadership, Business Performance Expert

Ryan Estis helps companies and individual contributors embrace change and achieve breakthrough performance. Each live event blends original research with compelling stories that move participants to take action. Ryan has 20 years of business experience working with the world’s best brands to initiate change, inspire innovation and deliver growth.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Keith Ferrazzi

#1 NY Times Bestselling Author of Who's Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone

As founder/CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, Keith Ferrazzi works to transform old behaviors that block global organizations from reaching strategic goals into new behaviors that increase shareholder value. Building on the correlation of positive relationships to business success, Ferrazzi 's collaborative coaching and motivation of key constituencies achieves desired business outcomes.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Zonya Foco

America's Nutrition Leader

Zonya Foco, RD, CHFI, CSP is one of the most inspiring, vital and unforgettable speakers in America. Zonya’s high energy crossed with her low maintenance solutions to healthy living make nutrition and fitness exciting, fun, and doable for all her audiences.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Dennis Ford

Author #1 Bestseller "Monetize Your Culture"

Dennis Ford is Founder and President of Quantum Leap Productions, an innovative and wildly creative corporate messaging company. He realized there was a common denominator that every leader in every company talked about but, literally, not one addressed effectively...their company culture. 

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 7 Videos: 1

Dr. Lois Frankel

Bestselling Author, President of Corporate Coaching International

Dr. Lois P. Frankel, President of Corporate Coaching International, is a bestselling author, executive coach, and internationally recognized expert in the field of leadership development for women.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 7 Videos: 3

Steve Gilliland

Member of the National Speakers Association's Speaker Hall of Fame

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: 1

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: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Dr. Rick Goodman

Speaker Author and Entrepreneur on Leadership, Engagement and Business Growth

Dr. Rick Goodman is a thought leader and is one of the most sought after keynote speakers on leadership, engagement and business growth. He is famous for helping organizations, corporations and individuals with systems, strategies and solutions that increase engagement resulting in increased profits and productivity creating happier employees!

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 1

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: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Robert E. Hall

Relational Leadership: An Intentional Approach for Making Relationships a Strategic Priority

In a world of relational divide, distrust and disengagement, Robert is the recognized leader in making productive relationships a strategic priority. Whether focusing on employees, management, and/or shareholders/donors -- Robert uses compelling stories, recent research and pithy examples to inspire and instruct all levels on what he calls Relational Leadership.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Glen Hiemstra

Founder and Owner of Futurist.com

Glen Hiemstra is dedicated to disseminating information about the future to assist individuals, organizations, and industries in effective strategic planning. Glen goes beyond simple trend analysis to discuss the opportunities that we all have to shape the preferred future.

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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: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Nataly Kogan

Happiness Expert, Venture Capitalist and Successful Tech Entrepreneur

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: 1 Videos: 6

Polly LaBarre

Author, Entrepreneur, Businesswoman and Professional Speaker

Polly LaBarre is the founding writer of Fast Company and the co-author of Mavericks at Work. Polly helps leaders create organizations that are fit for the future , helps change the way organizations do change and create cultures that unleash imagination, passion and initiative of everyone.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Jason Lauritsen

Strategist & innovator who challenges you to think differently about talent and the workplace.

Crushing talent dogma to free human potential; Director of Best Places to Work (Quantum Workplace), analyzing nearly 2 million employee survey responses yearly; Helps groups see beyond beyond outdated approaches to talent and leadership development; Co-Author of Social Gravity: Harnessing The Natural Laws of Relationships

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Jenn Lim

CEO & Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, Culture Book Creator and Consultant at Zappos

Jenn will captivate your audience by demonstrating how culture is a powerful model for achieving success, strengthening your competitive advantage & how concentrating on the happiness creates sustainability. We will equip you with the data-driven, science-backed information necessary to make a compelling case to reexamine your organization’s culture.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Dr. James Maas

Nation's Top Sleep Educator And Award-Winning Professor

World famous sleep educator gives a dynamic program with incredible take-away value that constantly receives standing ovations. The information provided with audience interaction will increase daytime alertness, psychological mood, productivity, creativity, athletic prowess, general health and longevity

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Nicole Malachowski

First Woman Pilot and Combat Veteran

A leader, a combat veteran, the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron, an instructor, a White House Fellow, and an inductee into the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame, Nicole’s Air Force career exceeded her wildest dreams.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Cam Marston

Expert on the Generations

Cam Marston is the leading expert on the impact of generational change and its impact on the marketplace. He explains how generational characteristics and differences affect every aspect of business, including recruiting, retention, management, motivation and sales and marketing. Marston’s presentations are informative, engaging, humorous and tailored to his audience.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Karen McCullough

Keynote, Author, Branding Expert, Social Media Enthusiast, Gen X and Y Evangelist

Karen is a motivational business speaker and Millennial evangelist who helps organizations and 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 have both an educational and an entertaining component.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 7

Jamie Metzl

Technology Futurist, Global Affairs Specialist, Science Fiction Novelist

Jamie is a fascinating thinker and electrifying speaker. He lectures widely on technology and geopolitics, is an acclaimed scifi novelist and columnist, a regular CNN commentator, and a former white house official. Jamie clearly describes the how we can prepare for the political and technological revolutions changing the world.

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Keynotes: 4 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: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Tricia Molloy

Corporate Leadership Speaker on Work-Life Balance and Achieving Goals

In today's corporate environment, employees are often asked to do more with fewer resources. Tricia Molloy's practical, powerful programs help them stay positive and focused so they can better manage their time, energy and mindset.

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Keynotes: 15 Books: 3 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: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 4

John O'Leary

Author of 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: 0 Videos: 6

Tim O'Shea

The Agent of Change

With an entertaining style and good-natured humor, Tim O’Shea provides insights on how to make your approach to teamwork, leadership, and managing change more effective. He combines his corporate background and training in law enforcement & intelligence tactics to help organizations thrive during change. He's also darn funny...just ask him.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Jon Picoult

Customer Experience and Leadership Expert

Jon Picoult helps companies impress their customers and inspire their employees, creating raving fans that drive business growth.  He has worked with some of the world’s foremost brands and has been featured in dozens of media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, NBC News and Inc. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dr. Kristen Race, PhD.

Neuroscientist & Mindfulness Expert

Kristen Race, Ph.D has created brain-based mindfulness programs used by businesses, schools and families worldwide. Her programs provide simple mindfulness strategies and tools that are designed to create resiliency towards stress. Her dynamic and accessible presentation style makes her a great fit for all audiences.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Michelle Ray

Leadership & Accountability Catalyst: Acclaimed Speaker and Author of Lead Yourself First!

A former media executive and highly sought-after business speaker, Michelle Ray brings three valuable benefits to every presentation: a) achieve higher engagement and accountability  b) readily embrace new realities at work, in business and in life c) practical and actionable new strategies to manage change and uncertainty in your organization.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

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: 6 Books: 6 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: 1

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: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 0

Geoff Smart

#1 Thought leader on the #1 Topic in Business.

Geoff is Chairman & Founder of ghSMART.  He founded the leadership consulting firm in 1995. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Linda Swindling, JD, CSP

Negotiation and High-stakes Communication Expert

As a "recovering" attorney, Linda Swindling knows firsthand about high-stakes negotiations. Her specialty is helping people communicate powerfully so that others will listen. With a talk show host's timing and advanced facilitator training, Linda is quick on her feet and customizes to get your message heard.

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Keynotes: 13 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Hannah Ubl

Associate and Speaker at BridgeWorks, LLC

Speaker, researcher, writer and consultant Hannah Ubl has entered the public speaking scene and is quickly becoming a powerful voice for her generation. She is a generational expert at BridgeWorks. As the youngest Millennial on the BridgeWorks team, she thrives on finding what motivates, forms and challenges her complex generation.

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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 live changing story. How to use trust to change the world.

 

 

 

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Jason Young

Author and Trainer on High Performance Cultures

Jason Young has been called a “rare breed” when it comes to developing leaders and customer service initiatives. As a former senior-level manager at Southwest Airlines, Jason learned the value of a successful workplace culture.

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