Inspiration, education, entertainment, and most importantly, practical advice you can apply today (in-person and virtual)
We live in a world of constant change. And whether you’re trying to get to the top, or trying to stay on top, you need to continually adapt and transform yourself and your business, especially in the age of Covid-19.
Responding To The Covid-19 / Coronavirus Crisis
Covid-19 is impacting every business. For most, it has reduced revenues and growth; for a lucky few, it has increased them. For all, it represents one of the biggest challenges of our lifetimes.
I can help.
I’ve given over 1,500 talks on all different topics, all of which can be delivered virtually. I have worked remotely with companies around the world, including some of the world’s biggest corporations. Choose which of the following options best meets your needs:
- 1-hour Leadership Session (up to 20 people; can also add on a 30-minute presentation)
- 2-hour Strategy Session (up to 5 people)
- Venture Capital Annual Meeting or CEO Summit (free with book purchase)
- Keynote Speech/Fireside Chat
- Half-Day Workshop
- Custom Consulting/Advisory (contact me to discuss)
For example, I was the launch speaker for RiseUp’s Survive and Thrive webinar series for helping entrepreneurs navigate the coronavirus crisis:
The Alliance: Managing Relationships With Employees & Ex-Employees During And After The Covid-19 Crisis
The employer-employee and manager-employee relationships are under more pressure than ever before.
This talk or workshop will teach specific techniques to maintain mutual trust whether you’re being forced to lay off good employees, or ask people to work longer hours to meet increased demand.
If you honor and strengthen your alliance with employees now, they will be more likely to stay with you or return to you when this crisis ends.
Playing The Rebound: What To Do Now To Bounce Back Better From The Covid-19 Crisis
When an unprecedented shock like Covid-19 hits, it’s easy to spend all your time reacting to short-term challenges or hunkering down and simply trying to wait things out.
If instead, you start planning out how you’ll play the rebound after the crisis, not only will you bounce back better, you’ll also gain a valuable head start on your competition when the economy comes back to life.
This talk or workshop covers how to assess when your market or industry will turn around, how to capitalize on emerging opportunities during the crisis, and how to use the “slingshot” effect of the rebound to outrace your competitors.
Blitzscaling: How To Build The Companies of Tomorrow
Blitzscaling is the canonical way to build the world-changing companies of tomorrow. Startups can apply its lessons to grow into enduring market leaders in record time. And grown-up companies can leverage its principles to transform their businesses by maximizing their breakthrough opportunities.
In this fast-paced and entertaining talk, I explain the core principles of blitzscaling, help audiences understand whether or not they should apply blitzscaling to their businesses, and educate them on the key transitions and counterintuitive rules of blitzscaling. This talk can be customized to focus on startups, established companies, or even NGOs and policy-makers.
The Alliance: The New Employer/Employee Relationship
The world of work has changed. Few, if any employees expect to spend their entire career at one company. And yet, we still expect them to pretend otherwise. It’s time to get honest with each other, and stop thinking of employees as family or free agents, and start thinking of them as allies on a tour of duty.
In this wide-ranging talk, I explain why the current employer-employee relationship is broken, and how, paradoxically, admitting this truth and being honest with employees builds greater loyalty and longer job tenure. Audiences learn both general frameworks and specific techniques to recruit, manage, and retain entrepreneurial employees.