“I highly recommend Dan to come speak to your company if you are looking to be competitive in the 21st century.”
– SunTrust Bank
New York Times bestselling author Dan Schawbel is Managing Partner of Workplace Intelligence, a research and advisory firm helping HR adapt to trends, drive performance and prepare for the future. Long considered a go-to authority on HR, talent, and leadership, Dan has spent his career researching and advising on workplace and career success.
As a globally recognized researcher, interviewer and bestselling author, Dan is on a mission to equip people, leaders and their organizations with the workplace intelligence that will save them time, money and allow them to compete for the future. His research is used by the biggest companies in the world, like Oracle and American Express, to make intelligent workplace decisions that lead to better talent, higher retention and organizational growth.
Through dozens of studies, he has exposed some of the biggest work trends of our time, such as the rise of millennials, the skills gap, the 4-day workweek and the burnout epidemic, which have been highlighted as cover stories in the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine and HR Magazine. Companies like Red Robin have listened to Dan speak and have changed their entire work culture as a result of his advice. His ability to synthesize data and combine it with stories, and case studies, allows him to distill the best advice and make it applicable to every audience he speaks in front of.
In today’s world, there’s so much information available that people don’t know what to trust or how to use it. Dan cuts through the clutter to provide audiences with workplace intelligence backed by real data and powerful stories. His clients have said that he’s “an encyclopedia of information” because he’s constantly staying on top of the top trends shaping how we work and live. Audiences walk out of Dan’s keynote with a new mindset, a bigger brain and motivation to make a difference.
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“He’s a wealth of knowledge. I highly recommend Dan and look forward to working with him again.”
“I’ve worked in this field for more than 14 years and you are one of a very few exceptional speakers that I’ve invited to campus.”
– Tufts University
“Your insights about today’s workforce were very compelling and led to a spirited examination by our team of our own approach to our staff and culture.”
“This was one of the best presentations I’ve had the opportunity to participate in. The information was relevant and the level of detail was spot on.”
A Whole New World of Work: How Leaders Can Transform Their Organizations and Build Trust for a Post-Covid Economy
Every leader in every organization and in every industry globally has been impacted by the covid-19 pandemic in some way, shape or form. No leader could have predicted or planned for such a massive business and cultural change in such a short period of time. Most of the workforce programs and policies that were competitive advantages, like remote work, paid leave and employee assistance, have now become the new standard. New cultural norms have been created around safety, privacy, security, etiquette and dress. Multiple economies have been established between essential workers, remote workers and unemployed workers. Uncertainty has become the most common emotional feeling everyone is feeling, yet each individual has their unique experience, causing complexity and division.
While some workplace trends will have an everlasting impact on the workplace, others will fade, and the leaders who effectively manage this transformation will hold the most trust. The decisions that leaders make today will make or break their organizations. This crisis will unveil the employers who actually believe that talent is their greatest asset from those who just say it. During this virtual experience, New York Times bestselling author and Workplace Intelligence Managing Partner Dan Schawbel will explain how leaders can thrive during this time of uncertainty, re-imagine their workplace, and re-open their business with confidence.
You will learn:
- The latest research reports highlighting the trends that all leaders need to be aware of in order to make smarter business decisions.
- Innovative programs, policies and practices that the leading companies are adopting to sustain their revenues, support their workforce and stay competitive.
- Why trust is the most important currency that all leaders, and their organizations, will trade on in winning the hearts and minds of all of their key stakeholders.
- The steps leaders can take to create a safe, digital and effective environment for the post-covid workplace.
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Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation
Technology has impacted our workplaces in ways that weren’t possible a decade ago. We feel “highly connected.” But are we, really? Instead of strong bonds, we have weak ties. Instead of productive meetings, we have distractions. Despite the illusion of 24/7 connection, in reality, most workers feel isolated from their colleagues, their organization and its leaders. What they crave most—and what research increasingly shows to be the hallmark of the highest-performing workplace cultures—is a sense of authentic connection with others. They want to get Back to Human. Dan Schawbel shows you how—while still optimizing all the benefits of technology.
You will learn:
- Why the highest performing and healthiest teams are the ones that are the most connected.
- How technology can negatively impact work relationships—and how to radically improve them.
- How to recognize and support employees who feel isolated from the team.
- How team connectivity impacts business outcomes and can increase loyalty and organizational commitment—and ways to encourage it.
The Future of Work: Top Trends Reshaping Business & How to Prepare for Them
With the increased adoption of new technologies, globalization, automation and ever-changing economic conditions, the modern workplace is in a state of flux. As a result, today’s companies are facing major challenges that will affect how they do business and compete for the best talent. For the past five years, Dan Schawbel has published an annual report of the top workplace trends, generating more than 800,000 views combined. The trends are selected based on primary research from his firm, secondary research from over 450 different sources and conversations with HR executives at Fortune 1000 companies. In this presentation, you will hear about the top workplace trends that will change the way you view your corporation, help you better prepare for the future and improve your talent management strategy.
You will learn:
- About how each trend will impact your business now and in the future.
- What companies have successfully navigated these trends with results from their programs.
- Tips on how you can be at the forefront of trends and be competitive in your industry.
The LeaderShift: How to Discover, Retain & Develop the Next Generation of Leaders
Over the past eight years, Dan Schawbel has helped all types of organizations unlock the secrets to recruiting, retaining and growing their young talent. As a millennial leader, mentor and researcher, he has dissected the cultural, technological and economic drivers that make these generations different. After surveying thousands of millennials, and Generation Z-ers from across the world, he has uncovered essential information about their workplace needs, learning habits and leadership styles that will impact companies now and in the future. With Gen Z entering the workplace, and millennials moving up to management positions, your company cannot afford to ignore both generations who will comprise over half of your workforce by 2020. This presentation will help you win the battle for talent, ensure that they remain productive workers and become the future leaders of your company.
You will learn:
- The unique characteristics of all four generations and how they can work in harmony together.
- How to create a more engaging culture that embraces continuous learning, regular feedback and innovation.
- Seven of the most effective strategies for engaging these generations from companies such as Scripps Health, Intel, Michelin, LinkedIn and GE.
Create a Shared Learning Culture: Why The Best Learning Comes From Your Team
The biggest challenge for professionals in today’s society is to stay relevant in a world that is constantly changing. This change comes in the form of entire industries are being disrupted, emerging technologies, new government regulations and the supply and demand of the labor market. In order to keep up with this massive change, we have to turn to our teammates in order to educate ourselves on the skills, resources and ideas we will need to succeed today and in the future.
- How to encourage your employees to share their knowledge with their teams.
- The importance of individual learning styles and the personalization of learning materials.
- What prevents leaders from sharing and how they can best support their teams.
- Why technology can be a barrier to creating a shared learning culture.
- How different generations can share learning and benefit from each other.