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Keynote Speaking

Every audience can count on a powerful experience that blends storytelling from Ryan's experience as a Fortune 500 chief strategy officer with current research and a robust portfolio of client case studies. Ryan is committed to delivering specific, actionable ideas to impact today’s progressive leadership conference, corporate event or sales meeting.

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Rock Star Selling

Selling Value in the New Economy

“The most dynamic, energetic and relevant sales keynote we’ve ever had.”
– The National Basketball Association

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the evolution of customer buying behavior.

  • Study the shift in seller competency required to compete in the new economy.

  • Learn the keys to building high-trust, high-value partnerships.

  • Walk through sales preparedness and pre-call planning techniques.

  • Discover the three key questions you should be asking to assess and earn customer commitment.

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Next Level Leadership

Managing Breakthrough Performance in the New Economy

“He killed it. Everyone I’ve spoken to said total homerun!”
– Adobe

Learning Objectives

  • Learn from global workforce trends from our research portfolio.

  • Understand how leaders can embrace and lead change.

  • Discover four key leadership competencies for progressive leaders.

  • Hear case studies on how leading companies have built a winning work culture.

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Passion on Purpose

Turning Corporate Culture Into a Competitive Advantage

“Fantastic job! The keynote was worth the standing ovation. Your takeaways will take us it to the next level.”
– PrideStaff

Learning Objectives

  • Embrace change in the new economy.

  • Learn from global workforce trends and forecasting from our research portfolio.

  • Build high-trust, high-value relationships.

  • Connect employees to a shared vision and set of values.

  • Effectively use emerging technology to improve communication, culture and work life.

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The Brand Experience

Accelerating Business Growth Through Remarkable Experiences

“You were our top rated speaker from all the events I have planned (since 2006 and at least 4 events a year). Great job.”
– Mass Mutual

Learning Objectives

  • Learn global workforce trends from our research portfolio.

  • Understand how to capture your unique How Advantage.

  • Explore what it means to be a chief experience officer.

  • Examine the importance of brand evangelism.

  • Understand the impact of social connections and technology on the brand experience.

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Rethinking HR

The Future of Work and Human Resources

“Ryan was the highest rated speaker at our four-day conference. No surprise.” 

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine evolving workforce insights and trends.

  • Define Rock Star HR. What does it take to deliver impact today?

  • Learn how HR can act from a position of influence to develop high-trust, high-value relationships with business partners.

  • Rethink the HR value proposition.

  • Address the impact of emerging technology and the next generation of workers

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Unleash Your Inner Superhero

Keys to Achieving Breakthrough Performance

“20 years from now I will be telling the next generation how this presentation changed my life. Thanks isn’t enough.”
– Student, NIU

Learning Opportunities

  • Learn how to leverage change as a catalyst for growth and success.

  • Discover transformation techniques designed to unleash peak performance and become your very best.

  • Find out the keys to building high-trust, high-value relationships.

  • Explore the superhero ethos: “Be humble. Stay hungry. Always hustle.”

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