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Curt Steinhorst      

Entrepreneur & Author of "Can I Have Your Attention? Inspiring Better Work Habits"

Curt Steinhorst is on a mission to rescue us from our distracted selves. He is the author of the Amazon bestselling book, Can I Have Your Attention? Inspiring Better Work Habits, Focusing Your Team, and Getting Stuff Done in the Constantly Connected Workplace, published by Wiley in October 2017.

Having spent years studying the impact of tech on human behavior, Steinhorst founded Focuswise, a consultancy that equips organizations to overcome the distinct challenges of the constantly-connected workplace. He is also a certified speaker at the Center for Generational Kinetics, the #1 generational research and consulting organization in North America.

Diagnosed with ADD as a child, Steinhorst knows intimately the challenges companies face in keeping the attention of today’s distracted workforce and customer. He has coached executives, TV personalities, and well-known professional athletes on how to effectively communicate and create focus when they speak to audiences, lead their employees, and engage their customers.

Steinhorst’s unique insights and entertaining speaking style have captured the attention of audiences worldwide. Clients include JPMorgan, General Motors, Allstate, Nationwide, Honda, Citi, Raytheon, McDonald's, Marriott, the Naval Academy, and even Taylor Swift’s record label.

Speech Topics

Thriving in the Age of Distraction

There is a war for your attention. With the advent of smartphones and digital tech, research shows employees have never been more distracted. Lack of focus costs you, your team, and your organization. We must become focus-wise! In this dynamic and informative speech, Curt Steinhorst tackles the challenges we face in the digitally distracted, constantly connected workplace. He reveals the nature and origins of distraction—and how we can we master it to become more productive than ever.

Reaching the Distracted Customer

Today’s customers are harder than ever to reach—and retain. Attention drives their decision-making, but their attention has never been more divided. Simply put, the digital age has rewired your customers. What does this mean for your sales approach? In this timely and informative speech, Curt Steinhorst tackles the key questions: What’s changed in customer expectations, and what hasn’t? How can you surprise and delight customers inundated by messaging? How can you leverage distraction to reach them more effectively?

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