What is "Kindling" You? – Interactive Keynote
Change Your Strategy, Change Your Results
Every leader can reinvent both their business and perspective in the face of change. An entertaining, energetic and interactive presentation that will engage participants in discussions for months following the program: Change is happening...! Just as the Kindle has changed publishing, Netflix has changed movie rentals, the smartphone has changed transactions, navigating and personal information... the realities of your business climate have changed... permanently. Answer questions and hear stories about amazing turnarounds and reinventions from companies in an out of your industry who took advantage of a changing economic and business climate.
- Where has your business climate CHANGED recently?
- What do people VALUE MOST about you
- What is "KINDLING" our business model now?
- How can we DOMINATE our local business market?
- What is COSTING us more than returning to us?
- Why is frequency PREFERABLE to loyalty in customers?
"Jim was very motivational, fun, and informative. The Community Bank Directors in Illinois loved him!"
Tracy McGuinn, Community Bankers Association of Illinois
"I certainly enjoyed your seminar at the Pacific Oil Conference. You are a true professional. Your message is of great value and your delivery is outstanding."
Reinvention Made Easy – Interactive Keynote
Any leader can reinvent themselves. A fast-paced discussion and interactive dialogue with participants in small buzz-groups. Attendees combine their creativity to leave with step-by-step actions to take from the session. Participants answer Critical Questions dealing with how people feel "punished" for doing business with you; what policies, practices or programs have become your "dinosaurs;" what has changed in your consumer base; why do people do business with you; and what is "kindling" your business are dealt with interactively with attendees in small buzz-group discussions.
- Alleviate practices and habits that have become your dinosaurs
- Become unique in your market and industry.
- Discover the value/trends people value most in your community.
- Identify universal differences and concepts to incorporate into your business.
- Develop an actionable plan to implement during the program.
How you will benefit: Actionable steps to initiate your own Reinvention Process.
"I learned to reinvent my company and more importantly: How to do it."
"I enjoyed the interactive presentation engaging the audience. Great storytelling! I was engaged and it made me think differently."
-Waylon Walton, Marathon Petroleum Company
Reinvention Styles – Staff Development & Customer Service
Adapting to Others Better
Every leader can learn how to place the right person in the right job reducing turnover and personal leadership stress. How do you lead different people in a changing environment? Are you managing everyone in their strengths? Do you hire for Authority, or for Responsibility? Participants will enjoy an interactive exchange about positioning individuals to perform at their best. Participants will explore essential tools for managing, leading & retention of good workers, improved communication and reduced conflict. A fast paced, high-energy presentation in a "Dr. Phil meets Jeff Foxworthy" delivery that explores:
- Excellence in your workplace
- Succession planning in your organization
- Identifying different personalities you manage and market to...
- Leading people to perform in their strengths with authority
- Identifying your customer and employee styles
- Reinventing and adapting your style
- Discover the strengths of your management style and those of your staff.
- Identify the areas that people work best and learn to place them in positions to succeed.
- Understand examples of working with different personalities and how to adapt.
- Hire employees to give more authority instead of more responsibilities
- Design a unique actionable plan to communicate more effectively internally and externally.
What's in it for you? Increased results with less stress!
"Jim keeps his audience involved throughout his presentation. It makes you reflect on what you can do to make your own business better. He makes it very clear that you cannot be afraid to change; in fact, it is essential in today's business world. He backs up his points with real business world facts. You leave the room ready to take your business to the next level!"
-Bruce, Central One, British Columbia
"Great job! You were our best speaker!"
-Brandy Dixon, Alaska State Chamber of Commerce
Marketing to Millennials – Interactive Keynote
Where were YOU when the world changed?
Anyone can become a "Generational Genius" in today’s economic climate! Grocery stores, restaurants (like McDonalds and Starbucks), retailers (Best Buy and Book stores) and many other industries like utilities, petroleum producers, etc. are trying to develop an approach to the Millennial generation’s business and buying styles. How do you market to and work with different generational styles to reach this age group? How do you brand your organization based on their trends? What are the differences in world view, social consciousness and economics that characterize Millennials from all other generations? How can you communicate better with Millennials to market and hire them successfully? Each generation is explored in a humorous and familiar style to help you answer the question each generation asks: “Where were you when _____________ occurred?” …and how does that answer affect your generational impact growth and hiring strategy?