For Meeting Planners

We love meeting planners…

In fact, Cara Silletto used to be one! We understand the logistics, so this page has the most-requested info for clients who have ALREADY BOOKED US. Email our Program Manager, Tiffanie DeVarso, if you’d like your material customized or need something not found on this page.

For future clients who have NOT YET BOOKED US, call Sarah Kayrouz at 502-741-3288 to discuss whether what we do for other organizations could be a fit for your group.

Speaker Bios

Bio for Publications: Cara Silletto, MBA
Workforce thought leader Cara Silletto, MBA, works with organizations to reduce unnecessary employee turnover by bridging generational gaps and making managers more effective in their roles. Workforce Magazine named Cara a “Game Changer” and Recruiter.com named her in their “Top 10 Company Culture Experts to Watch.” Cara is the President & Chief Retention Officer of Crescendo Strategies, and is also the author of the 2018 book, “Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer.”

Printable Speaker Intro for Cara Silletto – All Retention Programs
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Bio for Publications: Leah Brown
Leah Brown is a Talent Retention Strategist for Crescendo Strategies, a Louisville-based firm committed to reducing unnecessary employee turnover for clients across multiple industries. Leah has 25 years of experience facilitating leadership programs through organizations such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute of Organizational Management, Dale Carnegie, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and the International Center for Corporate Learning at Sullivan University. Leah was included in Louisville’s Business First Magazine’s “20 People to Know in Workforce Development,” and she is the contributing author of the 2018 book, “Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer.”

Printable Speaker Intro for Leah Brown

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Cara Silletto
Cara Silletto, MBA
Leah Brown
Leah Brown

Most Popular Session Titles, Descriptions & Learning Objectives

Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer

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 employee turnover. Workforce thought leaders from Crescendo Strategies will share insight on why staffing is so challenging today and additional ways to gain greater staffing stability. Join us to learn how to slow the revolving door, more effectively manage the impending shorter-term workforce, and maximize the time you have with each employee.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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 ways to become a M.A.G.N.E.T. employer who attracts better applicants and keeps staff longer

They Drive Me Crazy! The Generational Story You HAVEN’T Heard

Tired of hearing generational programs that list off mind-numbing statistics? You’ll love our award-winning unique approach to bridging today’s generational gaps! Our real-life first-hand stories about the real issues on the T.A.B.L.E. (technology, authority, balance, loyalty, and entitlement) fuel an eye-opening discussion about today’s changing workplace that will shift your mindset about those you work with.

  • Define the updated generational cohorts and why their definitions of “professionalism” vary
  • Uncover exactly why today’s new workforce thinks and acts so differently in the workplace than previous generations
  • Learn how to see others’ views to reduce judgment and improve relationships and retention

Full-Day Workforce Summit

Tired of the revolving door of employee turnover? Wish your staff understood what professionalism meant? If so, join us for our Workforce Summit, where we’ll tackle your staffing challenges head on!

Come learn insights about the shifting demographics of the workforce, employees’ evolving expectations, and strategies for improving staffing stability and reducing unnecessary employee turnover. We’ll also dive into the mindset of your Millennial workers, those under 37, to explain exactly why they think and work so differently than previous generations.

By the time you leave this workshop, you’ll discover the true cost of employee turnover, know how to assess your brand as an employer and walk away with realistic plans for improving your workforce woes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the current and shifting workforce demographics
  • Discuss the evolution of employee expectations over the past decade
  • Learn how generational differences impact the workforce and why today’s youngest generation of workers thinks and acts differently than previous generations
  • Discover strategies for reducing unnecessary employee turnover and increasing staffing stability

AV Info

We’re pretty low maintenance and our AV needs are simple…

Please provide a projector and screen.

Your speaker will bring her own laptop with the adapters needed to plug into VGA or HDMI cabling. And we always carry thumb drives with us to transfer our PowerPoint files over to your system, if needed.

Leah Brown uses video and needs speakers with an audio hookup. Cara Silletto does not.

If your audience is larger than 50 people, a wireless lapel microphone is requested. And if we’re doing an interactive workshop or breakout session with an anticipated audience larger than 100, an additional handheld wireless microphone will enhance audience interaction.

Articles to Use

Want to share Cara and Leah’s articles before or after a program to build excitement and extend the momentum of our programs? Here are a few you’re welcome to add to your own publications.

Please include our photos and bios with the articles.

Who’s the Real Flight Risk? – Cara Silletto – 900 and 425 Words

Don’t Be an Angry Dentist – Leah Brown – 475 Words

The New Management Mindset – Cara Silletto – 1800 Words

Email Cara to request more articles now.

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