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Keith Ferrazzi      

Entrepreneur, Renowned Global Thought Leader on The Future of Work & #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author

Keith Ferrazzi, is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Never Eat Alone, Leading Without Authority, Competing in the New World of Work, and his newest book, Teamship: 10 Shifts to Becoming a Dream Team. An accomplished speaker, entrepreneur, investor, Ferrazzi is recognized as the world's top executive team coach, having coached the transformation of Fortune 50 corporations, the World Bank, Unicorns and governments. You've perhaps read his columns in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, WSJ, Fortune, Fast Company, and Inc. Magazine.

Former CMO & Head of Sales at Deloitte and Starwood Hotels, Ferrazzi founded Ferrazzi Greenlight—a team coaching firm—and leads the greenlight research institute focused on team transformation.

Speech Topics

Teamship: 10 Shifts to Becoming a Dream Team

How to Develop a New Social Contract for Teams by Radically Elevating the Collaboration of Teams to Achieve Breakthrough Performance

In an era where virtual and hybrid teams have become permanent fixtures, and now AI is an ever present teammate, the key to success lies in forging a new social contract. This keynote is your guide to unlocking the potential of your teams, fostering a culture of innovation that transcends boundaries and elevates your team’s success.

During this thought-provoking keynote Keith will:

  • Discuss high return practices that empower exceptional teams to break free from outdated behaviors, fostering lasting and transformative change.
  • Share insights and strategies needed to propel your team into the future, where high achievement is not just a goal but a tangible reality.
  • Provide strategic alignment to help individuals understand the broader strategic focus and how their roles and actions contribute to the overall success of the organization.

Leading Without Authority: Empowering Leadership to Unleash Radical Interdependency for Transformative Change

This keynote is a catalyst for a profound shift in perspective and offers a roadmap for catalyzing positive change at every level and breaking down of silos. Ferrazzi challenges the audience to rethink old notions of authority and hierarchy to become a formidable force for change within their respective organizations, irrespective of their role or positional authority.

Attendees will:

  • Examine the power of Co-Elevation®, an innovative approach to collaboration that dismantles silos, creating teams not just committed to the mission but deeply connected to one another, regardless of the work setting.
  • Unlock the potential to forge meaningful connections with the people they need to co-create the future independent of the org chart.
  • Embrace change management by helping your teams understand and adapt to the changes at hand from their unique vantage point within the organization. This includes empowering individuals to lead and drive change, even without formal authority.

Never Eat Alone: Mastering the Art of Authentic Connection to Drive Revenue

In today's dynamic and increasingly virtual landscape, professionals navigate the unique challenge of fostering connections through screens and in-person. Yet, amidst the digital divide, the enduring key to sustained revenue growth remains unchanged: the art of cultivating authentic and deeply loyal relationships.

During this keynote Ferrazzi will delve into the strategies that both transcend virtual barriers, but leverage new technology to empower your teams to proactively forge meaningful connections with clients and prospects alike.

During this talk you will:

  • Discover how to infuse loyalty building into every interaction, leveraging technology not as a barrier but as a conduit for trust and rapport.
  • Learn the timeless principles that underscore successful relationship-building, providing you with actionable insights to elevate your business transactions.

Thriving in the New World of Work: Unleashing the Potential of Hybrid, AI and Digital Transformation for your Teams

Only 15% of organization have successfully forged clear innovative paths forward in this perpetually volatile, post-pandemic business landscape. In this keynote, Ferrazzi will empowering you with the knowledge and strategies needed to navigate the complexities of the modern business landscape, delving into the insights and best practices gleaned from the elite 15% of organizations that have mastered the art of leading teams through change in the ever-evolving world of work.

During this keynote, you will:

  • Gain practical takeaways and recommendations to not only stay competitive but also foster bolder, faster, and more inclusive collaboration within your organization.
  • Learn the secrets of "the new people rules for a virtual workplace”
  • Explore what it truly means to leverage AI and new ways of collaborating to be "world-class hybrid" and a "world-class digitally forward team."


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