Our Programs

Our keynotes and training programs focus on solving workforce challenges.

All programs are customizable and new programs are always in the works. Ask us if you’re looking for a hot-off-the-presses session or have a special request.

Associations: Download our printable 2018 program overview sheet, session descriptions, & available packages.

Corporations: Download our printable 2018 program overview sheet, session descriptions, & available packages.

1) Leading the New Workforce: Retaining Talent as Expectations Evolve

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

This big-picture keynote describes the shifting employment landscape and workforce expectations, explaining why it has become more difficult to attract and retain talent today, and what leaders should do about it moving forward.

  • Describe the current and projected employer vs. employee market
  • Identify current trends of the shifting workforce and evolving expectations
  • Calculate the rising cost of employee turnover and the challenges is causes for the business
  • Shift manager mindsets toward ways to retain talent when employees have the upper hand

2) MOST REQUESTED: They Drive Me Crazy! The Millennial Story You've NEVER Heard

Designed for audiences of all levels and ages, although senior leadership and managers are best! 

Think you know Millennials? Think again! Our unique first-hand stories about the issues on the T.A.B.L.E. (technology, authority, balance, loyalty and entitlement) fuel an eye-opening discussion about today’s changing workplace.

  • Define the generational cohorts and why their definitions of “professionalism” vary
  • Uncover exactly why Millennials think and act so differently in the workplace than previous generations
  • Learn how to see others’ views to reduce judgement and improve relationships and retention

3) Where’s Everyone Going? Keys to Reducing Unnecessary Turnover

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

After hearing about the shifting employment market and today’s new workforce, let’s dive into specific areas of management and organizational effectiveness that, when improved, have a positive impact on employee retention.

  • Discuss why people leave organizations and the importance of knowing one’s employer brand
  • Learn ways to make managers and supervisors more effective in their roles
  • Discover fundamental and innovative ways to create a place where people want to work

COMBINE ALL 3 ABOVE FOR A FULL-DAY PROGRAM

Day 1 – Workforce Summit: Keys to Reducing Unnecessary Turnover 

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

Ready to make retention a priority and get all your leaders on the same page? This popular full-day program is a combination of our big-picture employment message, our most popular Millennial message, and our overview of ways to reduce employee turnover across the organization.

4) 2018 BOOK! Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

While some of today’s workforce is made up of deep-rooted, dependable staff, a larger number of positions are now a revolving door of turnover. Learn how to slow this revolving door and maximize the time you have with employees.

  • Discover current employee turnover trends and future staffing projections
  • Uncover the real reasons employees leave most organizations and ways to encourage them to stay
  • Learn strategies for preparing your organization to manage shorter-term workers
  • See more about Staying Power here.

5) Modifying the Management Mindset: The Key to Reducing Turnover

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

Many managers are attempting to lead and communicate with people the same way they did more than a decade ago. This program shows managers where the workforce is headed and what adjustments need to be made to be successful.

  • Equip leaders with ways to slow down the revolving door of employee turnover within their department
  • Prepare managers for effective training, mentoring and leadership of the impending shorter-term workforce
  • Discuss ways to improve trust, loyalty, and retention by increased transparency

6) NEW SESSION! Keep My People: 25 Ways to Build a Place Where People Want to Work

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

Ready for immediately-actionable tactics to take back to your organization? This rapid-fire session shares transferrable best practices we’ve learned from various leaders, organizations and industries.

  • Discover how to make new hires feel more welcome and train them more effectively
  • Learn ways to offer more flexible scheduling and more creative advancement opportunities to staff
  • Share recognition and communication methods that help keep staff longer

COMBINE ALL 3 ABOVE FOR A FULL-DAY PROGRAM!

Day 2 – Attacking Employee Turnover Head On! 

Designed to be conducted after Workforce Summit for management and HR audiences. 

Already completed our Day 1 Workforce Summit and now your’re ready for more immediately-actionable tactics to reduce turnover? The next best step is our follow-up full-day program combining the three above programs to prepare your organization and managers at all levels to build a more positive workplace.

7) The Case for Change: Critical Workforce Insights for the C-Suite

Designed for senior leadership and decision-maker audiences. 

Excessive employee turnover is impacting the bottom line, and executives are now making workforce retention a priority. Let’s discuss the primary workforce issues and discuss how to prioritize retention initiatives for the greatest ROI.

  • Discover the current and projected employment landscape and its impact on business practices
  • Gain insight on why today’s workforce has incredibly different expectations of their leaders
  • Determine ways to achieve productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction with a short-term workforce

8) New Strategies for New Hires: Improving Recruiting, On-Boarding & Training

Designed for management and HR audiences. 

Ever have a candidate who accepts a position and then doesn’t show up for orientation? It’s unbelievable, but common. This program discusses ways to make your organization more attractive and make new hires want to stay longer.

  • Discover ways to improve your employer brand to increase the number of qualified applicants
  • Learn best practices for welcoming new hires and ensuring they have a great experience entering your company
  • Take away tips for improving your onboarding and training

9) Say What? Effective Communication across a Diverse Workforce

Designed for audiences of all levels. 

People think and communicate differently, and with more communication channels emerging through technology, leaders need to expand their knowledge and comfort level in diverse ways of communicating.

  • Assess the individual communication styles of oneself and others in their workplace
  • Learn the evolution of workplace communication channels over the last several decades
  • Discuss various types of diversity and cultural differences that impact communication effectiveness

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