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New Ideas For Meetings Focused On Culture

by Maddie Donnelly
Speakers for business meetings on Culture

According to Gallup’s most recent engagement report, “Highly engaged business units achieve a 10% increase in customer metrics and a 20% increase in sales.” If your meeting is focused on driving results by promoting an innovative, engaged, purposeful, active company culture, we have some great recommendations—

Ken Schmidt, former Director of Communications Strategy at Harley-Davidson 

Make Some Noise, Ken’s incredibly motivating talk on market dominance and building a fanatical fan base willing to literally get a tattoo of your brand logo, also applies perfectly to culture. Thinking about how leadership and culture either help or hurt performance and customer experience, Ken offers an honest look at what we can all do better, infused with Ken’s trademark business genius, solid strategic takeaways, and hilarious way of saying what everyone else is thinking.

Jonah Berger, Wharton professor and best-selling author of Contagious

Jonah has gained international recognition for his behavioral research and rare ability to explain why certain products and ideas catch on. He is a wizard in terms of helping corporations create cultures and messages that actually stick, allowing groups to get past the hurdles presented by old ways of doing things and legacy structures. He focuses specifically on innovation, and how to create a community that fosters breakthrough, viral ideas.

Gen. Stan McChrystal, former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan and best-selling author of Team of Teams

When it comes to restructuring an organization to maximize communication, efficiency, trust, and adaptability, Gen. McChrystal’s insight cannot be beat. A legendary military figure, McChrystal is known for altering U.S. military strategy and structure to best suit a changing combat field and structurally unrecognizable enemy: ISIS. He projects both respect and comfort as soon as he steps on stage, captivating audiences with war stories and deeply thought-provoking reflections.

Sarah Robb O’Hagan, CEO of Flywheel Sports, former senior executive at Nike, Gatorade, and Virgin Atlantic

Two words we would use to describe SRO are real and high-energy. She openly discusses her early career failures and how she has harnessed them to create cultures of disruption at Nike, Gatorade, Virgin, and now Flywheel. The executive behind the innovative G Series line and Nike Plus technology, Sarah knows how to shake things up and disrupt your own business model by rethinking the way employees view themselves, their position in the global market, and their goals.

Christopher Gavigan, Founder and Chief Purpose Officer of The Honest Company

The co-founder of Honest Company, alongside Jessica Alba, Christopher attributes Honest’s rocket-launch growth and $1.7 billion valuation to culture. Chris believes the most important factor in driving the bottom line is creating an authentic brand full of personality, and explains that this begins with recruitment and developing a culture of engaged, motivated high-performers.

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