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Rich Bracken        

Emotional Intelligence Expert

Rich Bracken is a global keynote speaker and emotional intelligence expert. Bracken educates on the importance of emotional intelligence and how to increase your EQ . Research shows that people with strong emotional intelligence are more likely to succeed than those with high IQs or relevant experience. Higher EQ skills are crucial and contribute to better relationships, productivity, profitability, well-being at work and so much more.

He routinely works with companies, firms, and individuals across the country looking to establish sustainable change and improvement in their approach to achieving their business and culture goals. Bracken is a frequent speaker, writer and media personality on topics such as emotional intelligence, leadership, goal setting and achievement, and sales/client service.

Speech Topics


Quiet Quiting

With the growing push on returning to work, companies, thought leaders, and human resource teams are all buzzing about the term “quiet quitting.”

A term that’s the product of employee engagement and executive leadership, it can be detrimental to team morale, client service, and potentially the bottom line of an organization’s financial performance. In fact, the U.S. is #2 in the world for quiet quitting with nearly 70% of employees reporting that they aren’t engaged at work costing U.S. companies and the economy nearly $500 billion per year. (Source: Teambuilding.com)

So how do companies and leaders stay loud about positivity and drown out quiet quitting?

Marketing executive and professor of leadership, Rich Bracken, has been talking about employee engagement to maximize potential and minimize turnover for years. With the new focus on how to motivate your company, his blend of practical information and entertaining delivery will have your teams percolating with enthusiasm.

As he blends leadership, communication, and emotional intelligence in his content, he will provide insights on how everyone in your organization, from entry level employees to C-Suite executives, can create a more energetic and motivated culture.

Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Daily Success

Whether or not you realize it, your emotional intelligence (EQ) plays a critical role in your everyday life. From the moment you wake up until the moment you close your eyes at night, your EQ helps you make decisions that can make or break your day. While nearly 75% of people think they have a strong EQ, only about 15% actually do. In this energetic and entertaining presentation, Rich will dive into the core elements of emotional intelligence and how you can leverage them for personal and professional happiness. Through this discovery, he will arm you with the awareness of your EQ to help you succeed and grow every single day.

Become Unstoppable at Sales

Achieving our goals is a remarkable feeling. The hard work that you put in has made you successful, but what does it take to continue to separate yourself from the competition?

Let’s face it, sales is an incredibly demanding field. Between managing your pipeline, keeping clients happy, and chasing quotas, there is an incredible pressure on your emotions and focus as you try to navigate the roller coaster of a given day.

That’s where emotional intelligence comes in.

Tune In

Part keynote, part dance party, this presentation will entertain and empower your audience to understand their own emotional intelligence and how it impacts them every single day. Merging his experience in studying emotional intelligence with his two decades of being a national touring DJ, Rich brings an experience like no other to your event.

Combining live DJing and powerful takeaways, your audience will be dancing and singing while raising their own emotional intelligence.

Emotional intelligence has proven to be one of the most critical habits to have for personal and professional success and happiness. It is a daily dance with yourself to manage your emotions and engage with others.

The most effective way to enhance your EQ is to engage in regular habits that strengthen the communication between the rational mind and the emotional mind. However, with only 15% of people actually having higher levels of emotional intelligence, most are not tuned in to themselves and need to turn up the volume.

Transformative Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence

While most “leaders” will hang their hats on accolades, success metrics, knowledge, and experience, they are often missing a key element that can transform a high-performing team into an unstoppable juggernaut.

Emotional intelligence has risen to the top of necessary leadership skill competencies and provides nearly 60% of an individual’s actual performance. With 90% of top performers exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence, executives and companies can ill-afford to not have this as a critical focus of their entire organization.

In this action-packed presentation, leaders of all levels will learn how the core fundamentals of emotional intelligence can increase their impact to their company, how to improve situational awareness, and ways that emotional intelligence can level up the effectiveness of their teams and themselves.

How to Leverage Impostor Syndrome for Success

Impostor syndrome is a momentum and confidence killer. It's that feeling that we are not worthy of what we achieve or that we might not be qualified enough for certain recognition.

In certain scenarios, it will prevent you from event attempting to start a new project, goal, or achievement due to overwhelming self-doubt.

If you've suffered from this, you're not alone. Studies show that nearly 75% of Americans have been halted by impostor syndrome at some point in their life.

But what if you could use the problems caused by impostor syndrome to your advantage? In this presentation, Rich provides psychological insights, scenario examples, and actionable strategies to create impactful change so you can turn this horrible status into your advantage personally and professionally.

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