Bruce Tulgan

Bruce Tulgan

Since 1993, Bruce Tulgan has delighted audiences in nearly a thousand keynote speeches all over the world, addressing hundreds of thousands of people in organizations ranging from Aetna to Wal-Mart, from the Army to the YMCA. Bruce consistently receives rave reviews and has been among the top-rated speakers at conferences in just about every industry. His keynote speeches are a blend of compelling insight, laugh-out-loud humor, and concrete best practices that participants can take back to work and use immediately. Bruce delivers keynote speeches ranging from forty-five minutes to two hours. Read more

Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick is the author of several bestselling books on corporate culture, including the New York Times,

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Amy Lynch

Amy Lynch

Author, speaker and entrepreneur, Amy Lynch specializes in high-energy, interactive keynotes and workshops Read more

Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran is one clever lady. A well-known figure in the world of New York real estate, she gives all

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Boris Brott

Boris Brott

Thousands of people across corporate America have heard Boris Brott’s interactive presentation — he draws comparisons between business organizations and symphony orchestras. Both have common goals, each must perform in harmony to achieve those goals, and each continually strives for perfection. Often, both attempt to be innovative and creative. Boris draws out the juxtaposition of teamwork and leadership the need for creativity within an organization; the joy of communication and the achievement of success. All are explored through the medium of music. Read more

Cam Marston

 

Cam Marston, founder and president of Generational Insight, has worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses throughout the world to improve multi-generational relations and communications. His work 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. Read more

Chester Elton

Chester Elton

Based on several New York Times bestsellers, The 24-Carrot Manager, The Carrot Principle and The Orange Read more

Claire Raines

Claire Raines

Claire Raines is recognized as the leading expert on generations in the workplace. Over the past 25 years, she has produced books, videos, workshops, a game and an assessment on the generations at work.

Claire believes we can be more productive and have more fun at work when we understand the ways in which we are shaped by our times.

Claire has shared her findings in speeches, workshops, books, and videos, earning national awards for her groundbreaking and practical information. Her best selling books include Generations at Work, Twentysomething, Connecting Generations, Beyond Generation X, The Xers & The Boomers, The Art of Connecting, and Millennials@Work. Claire and Sandy Mazarakis designed Connecting Generations, a game that teaches people how to be more effective in work and family situations by adapting to generational differences.

  • Who They Are
    • Shaped by Their Times
    • Compelling Messages
    • Millennial Characteristics
    • The Digital Divide
    • 6 Principals of Millennial Management
    • The Workplace of Tomorrow
    • Gettng Ready for the Millennials
    • The Handbasket Theory
    • 3 Cool Ideas for Managing Millennials
    • Millennials at work: Assets & Liabilities
    • Millennials: What They Want from a Jobn
    • Where Employers Go Wrong with Millennials
    • Millennial Learning Preferences
    • Millennial Communications

PROGRAMS:

Generations at Work
This presentation gives business leaders an overview of today’s four American generations:

— The Veterans, the Boomers, the Xers, and the Nexters
— The New Mixed-Generation Workplace
— Defining Moments & Formative Years
— Work Orientation by Generation
— Managing by Generation: Work Environment, Communication,
Managers, Motivators

Managing & Motivating Generation X
This presentation explores the work orientation of employees in their twenties and thirties, offering business leaders practical information about:

— Who is Generation X?
— How are they different?
— What are their work characteristics, assets, and liabilities?
— What attracts and retains them?
— How do they want to be managed?

The Xers & the Boomers
From Adversaries to Allies The Boomers and the Xers will be working side by side for the next three decades, but they differ significantly in the ways they see the world-especially the world of work.

— Boomers, Xers: The Times That Shaped Them
— Work Characteristics & Communication Differences
— Their Complaints Against Each Other
— 10 Delineators
— Levels of Response
— How to Work Together More Effectively

The Next Generation of Workers This fact-filled presentation profiles the Millennial Generation, those born between 1980 and 2000.

12 Millennial Markers

— Core Values
— Trends & Issues that Affect Young Employees and Consumers
— Millennials on the Job: Assets & Liabilities
— Meeting the Challenge of Work/Life Balance

Full Biography

Complete Biography

Author, consultant, and speaker Claire Raines works with companies around the world to help them understand and incorporate differences. With book sales of more than 100,000, she is a leading expert on the generations.

For her newest book, The Art of Connecting, Claire and co-author Lara Ewing studied people like National Public Radio’s famed Terry Gross who are masterful at connecting with others from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Claire has been studying the generations for more than twenty years. Her findings have been published in five books; Connecting Generations, Generations at Work(one of Soundview’s top business books of 2000), The Xers & The Boomers, Beyond Generation X, and Twentysomething (named one of the best business books of 1992).

Claire has been featured widely in the media, including CNN Financial News, the Today Show, Business Week, and Fast Company. She co-created the boardgame Connecting Generations™ and has hosted four training videos.

Her speeches and seminars help business leaders, managers, salespeople, team members, and customer service representatives to achieve better results with real-life business challenges. Last year’s clients included PriceWaterhouseCoopers, a school district in upstate New York, and the Diversity Council of the Conference Board.

Speech Topics

  • · Generations at Work
  • ·Managing and Motivating Generation X
  • ·The Xers & The Boomers: From Adversaries to Allies
  • ·The Next Generation of Workers

 

David Stillman

David Stillman

Succession, leadership, talent management, diversity, social media—name a hot topic in business today and you better bet generational gaps are getting in the way. Are you looking for a savvy and insightful spin on the most pressing themes plaguing managers today? Generational expert David Stillman brings the ideas, the energy, Read more

Don Thoren

Don Thoren

For over 25 years, Don Thoren has provided clients in North America and Western Europe with creative ideas and communication skills for solving problems and capturing opportunities. Don’s topics are based on learning to value the creative potential of conflicting opinions for sparking greater innovation. The key is channeling inevitable anger and frustration into a search for creative 3rd Ideas. Don focuses on change through insight vs. training since he believes there can be no real growth in any of us until our basic perceptions of reality are re-examined and updated where necessary. Read more