We asked you to suggest keynote speakers for the REal Show 2010, and you did. Now it’s time to
cull the herd narrow the field.
Below is a list of 11 potential keynoters. They come from our research and your suggestions. We need to know which ones pass your muster.
Below the list you’ll find a voting form. You can vote for one person or all 11 — just tell us which of them you’d like to see at the show.
(This vote won’t be the only tool we use to determine who to invite. We just want to get an idea of how the membership feels. In other words, it ain’t binding, but it’s still important.)
Go forth and select — we’ll close the voting at the end of the month.
Topic: Customer loyalty
|Joe Calloway is a partner in Engage Consulting Group, is Joe Calloway is a partner in Engage Consulting Group, is a nationally known speaker, and is author of the best-selling business book, “Becoming A Category Of One,” which received rave reviews from The New York Times, Retailing Today, Publishers Weekly and many others.
As a consultant, Joe helps companies harness the power of achieving aIignment between vision, brand, and employee engagement. As a speaker at meetings and events, Joe shares his business viewpoint in a conversational, interactive way that truly engages people and inspires them to challenge assumptions and take positive action.
Topic: Business leadership
|Jason Jennings is one of the most successful and prolific business and leadership authors in the world. He has spent twenty years founding and leading successful businesses and teaching other companies how to achieve their full economic potential.
Author of a number of books, his new book, Hit the Ground Running, A Manual for New Leaders was released in April 2009. The book reveals the tactics and strategies of the ten American CEO’s who’ve created the greatest amount of economic value since the year 2000 and builds a case for a new kind of leader. The Street.com calls it, “an excellent book for leaders who are trying to gain respect and develop relationships.”
|Designated a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum, Zachary Karabell is bringing a profound and refreshingly optimistic outlook to a world economy in crisis. As the President of River Twice Research, where he analyzes economic and political trends, Karabell challenges common assumptions ranging from global economics to environmental sustainability. With a prolific, award winning writing career, an illustrious background on Wall Street and a Ph.D. from Harvard, Karabell brings a unique perspective to the discussion of globalization, the domestic and world economy, the greening of business and the shape of things to come.|
Topic: Generational differences
|Cam Marston, founder and president of Generational Insight, is a consultant, author, and speaker who has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses throughout the world to improve multigenerational relations and communications. He has appeared in the Chicago Tribune,Philadelphia Inquirer, New Zealand Herald, Entrepreneur Magazine, Charlotte Observer, HR Management Today, Money Magazine, Fortune Small Business (FSB), on the BBC, and in and numerous trade journals and city business journals across the United States.
Cam’s programs and concepts are the result of nearly a decade of extensive research and study inside businesses of all sizes and sectors. In the course of his work, he has interviewed hundreds of representatives of the various generations. Their answers are interesting – sometimes surprising – and
Topic: Customer service
|Scott McKain is chairman of McKain Performance Group and co-founder and principal of The Value Added Institute, a think tank that examines the role of the customer experience in creating significant advances in the level of client loyalty. He has been honored with induction into the “Professional Speakers Hall of Fame” and is a member of the “Speakers Roundtable,” an elite group of 20 business speakers considered by many to be among the best in the world.
Scott’s new book, Collapse of Distinction, takes a revolutionary approach in clearly showing how organizations and individual professionals create differentiation in the market — and has already been called by one reviewer as “one of the most important business books” in recent history.
|Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry
Topic: Emotional intelligence
|Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is a thought leader on the subjects of leadership, performance, managing change, and one of the leading authorities on the impact of emotions on performance. He is a performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders. He has taught at two of North America’s most prestigious business schools executive education programs: the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in the US (rated number one worldwide) and Queens’s University in Canada.|
Topic: Achieving success
|Connie Podesta, an expert in the psychology of human behavior, leadership, change and sales strategies has both the experience and personality to captivate an audience. Connie Podesta delivers a powerful one-of-a-kind message using her signature no-nonsense, interactive style and provides immediate, positive results.
An internationally successful speaker, trainer and executive career/life consultant, Connie Podesta’s uses her diverse talents as an entertainer, author, organizational therapist and radio/TV personality to help millions of people find real-life solutions and achieve the success they desire, the happiness they seek, and the personal and professional balance they deserve.
Internationally renowned economist and social critic
|Jeremy Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the author of seventeen bestselling books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. His most recent books include The Hydrogen Economy, The European Dream, The End of Work, The Age of Access, and The Biotech Century.|
|Peter Shankman||PR Week magazine has described Peter as “redefining the art of networking,” and Investor’s Business Daily has called him “crazy, but effective.” Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you harness the power of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and make it work to your advantage.
An entrepreneur, author, speaker, and worldwide connector, Peter is recognized worldwide for radically
Topic: Finding opportunity & Gen Y
|Peter Sheahan has spent a decade teaching business how to flip their thinking and find opportunity where others cannot. In addition to authoring 6 books, including the best-sellers Generation Y and Flip, Peter has established himself as a highly successful entrepreneur with his international thought-leadership practice and as the CEO of the Centre for Skills Development (CSD). The CSD specializes in large scale social change projects for clients such as Apple and IBM.|
Topic: Handling change
|Losing his successful football career at 35 to a serious injury, Joe Theismann learned firsthand how to think, analyze and reinvent in the face of adversity and change.
The most successful quarterback in the history of the Washington Redskins, Joe Theismann is also a world-class entrepreneur positive, high-energy presentations provide audiences with strategies for handling trying circumstances and dealing with unforeseen change.
So… now it’s time to tell us who you’d like to hear.