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Eric J. Romero, PhD
Unconventional Leadership Consultant, Author & Reality Speaker
-Want more innovative employees?
-Is your firm slow to adapt to change?
-Are you tired of following other companies?
-Is your culture too conservative?
-Need to think outside the box?
-Do you want to beat the competition?
Conformity and conventional thinking are frustrating and limit the potential of workers and organizations. They take many forms:
-Political correctness & fake niceness
-Bureaucracy & hierarchy
-Face time & useless meetings
-Inflexible work schedules
Conformity and conventional thinking impede innovation in both the public and private sectors. They prevent the creation of new products, services and ventures that better meet customer needs and could make the world a better place.
Unconventional leadership is the solution! Well-known unconventional leaders (Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, Mark Zuckerberg, etc.) are setting the example of how it can unleash creativity and flexibility (Apple, Google, Southwest Airlines, Cirque du Soleil, etc.), and as a result they beat the competition repeatedly. Unconventional leadership is the key because it results in creating an unconventional culture based on:
These three components are essential to securing long-term competitive advantages and winning in todays global hyper-competitive environment.
How I provide value:
I provide specific ideas about how to become an unconventional leader who can build an unconventional organization that beats the competition. I will help your members think about management and leadership in a new way that changes their behavior. With unconventional leadership concepts, activities and examples they will learn to Think Outside the Box so they can Compete Outside the Box! Specifically, I teach leaders and managers how to:
-Become an unconventional thinker and leader by learning, teaching and communicating new ideas and trying things that are significantly different
-Develop a strategy that builds unique competitive advantages that no other company can copy
-Craft an unconventional culture that others would describe as odd
-Hire unconventional thinkers who can motivate themselves
-Create an environment that supports creativity and risk-taking which are necessary to innovate
-Use humor and unedited honest communication to enhance performance
-Embrace change and turn it into a competitive advantage; create change on your terms
Compete Outside the Box Presentation Topics
-End Political Correctness and Really Communicate
-Why Profit Should NOT Be Your First Priority
-Creating an Adaptive and Learning Culture
-Stop Being So Nice, Start Being More Real
-Destroy Creativity's Mortal Enemy...Bureaucracy!
-Developing a Global Mentality
-Kick the Hooked On Experience Habit
-Learn to Love Critiques
-You Are Not Special, Get Over It!
-Are You a Praise Junkie? Just Say No!
-You Cannot Motivate, But You Can Match
-Using Humor to Improve Performance
-Unconventional Leadership Consulting
-International Business Retreats
The Reality Speaker!
Are you tired of the same old politically correct, candy coating, "everyone is so special" speakers and consultants? I am the complete opposite. I tell it like it is, with no B.S. ! I say the things that everyone is thinking, but no one wants to talk about...the important stuff!
I am the world's only Reality Speaker, as opposed to all the motivational speakers out there! If you are looking for a suit who uses the latest cute catch phrases, I ain't your guy. However, if you want total unedited honesty and a mold breaking perspective on leadership, strategy and competitive advantage, I am your speaker or unconventional leadership consultant.
I have years of practical managerial experience in several industries and with the U.S. government. I earned a PhD in Management, published over 36 articles and a book, Compete Outside the Box: The Unconventional Way to Beat the Competition. However, I do not fit the stereotype of a stuffy intellectual. Originally from New York City, my presentations are delivered with a sense of humor, 100% unedited honesty and street smarts!
I have helped thousands of people around the world become better leaders for over 15 years. I have presented my ideas in the United States, France, Peru, Thailand, Portugal, Mexico, India, Switzerland, China, Japan, Estonia, Sweden, Puerto Rico, and Germany. I have also lived in Japan and Germany. I am fluent in Spanish and speak basic German.
I am an unconventional thinker who simplifies the complex, will change your worldview and teach you how to become an unconventional leader!
Compete Outside the Box: The Unconventional Way to Beat the Competition
Conformity and conventional thinking is all too common and impede innovation in both the public and private sectors. They prevent the creation of new products, services and ventures that could make the world a better place.
Fortunately, it doesn't have to be this way. Well-known unconventional firms are setting the example of how unconventional thinking can unleash creativity and flexibility in their workers (Apple, Google, Southwest Airlines, etc.), and as a result, they beat the competition repeatedly.
Unconventional leadership is the key because it leads to innovation, flexibility and risk-taking. These three components are essential to securing long-term competitive advantages and winning in today's global and hyper-competitive environment.
This book provides ideas about how to lead and build an unconventional company that beats the competition. The ideas in this book are applicable to any company that wants to beat the competition. They have helped thousands of people become better leaders and they can help you too.
Think Outside the Box so you can Compete Outside the Box!
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