This definition, when applied to leadership, sounds like the type of place where we want to work. Places where we pursue dreams, not mission statements. Places where we are inspired, not managed. Places where we care about each other, not tear each other down. Where great ideas grow, where customers feel loved, and where we wear our company pride on our sleeves. A place, in other words, where we are inspired and high performance is the new normal. Continue reading
As part of the SuiteWorld 2019 dedicated Women in Business track, a host of women with backgrounds in the business world shared their advice for women in a male-dominated environment
Deborah Perry Piscione, CEO of network Alley to the Valley, said she saw a significant difference in the way women behaved towards each other when she moved to a different part of the US.
After moving from Washington where she worked in government to Silicon Valley, she found the women had a different attitude, seeking to help each other as opposed to climb over each other to reach the top. Continue reading
Now more than ever, women are poised to rule in the professional world and beyond.
In technology, Moore’s Law is the idea that the number of transistors on a chip doubles every year, while the costs are halved. Similarly, the trajectory of women’s influence in work, politics and culture is moving at an exponential pace, and changes are occuring in a fraction of the time it took to advance previous gender parity initiatives. Continue reading
Technology is changing, culture is shifting, and the amount of information is growing. Solution providers need to evaluate their position and how they can contribute to the new landscape.
The current pace of change is demanding more visibility, transparency and innovation from companies old and new. Making it through the gap between systems and approaches breaking down and new ones being created is the goal, said Nancy Giordano, CEO of Play Big, a company that helps forward-looking organizations transform, at The Channel Company’s NexGen 2018 Conference and Expo Monday. Continue reading
How CEO Daniel Ek plans to beat Apple, Amazon, and Google at the music game.
For 70 days at the beginning of this year, Daniel Ek and a group of friends competed to see who could cut their body-fat percentage the most. Ek, the 35-year-old cofounder and CEO of the streaming service Spotify, went on a special regimen, which included twice-a-day workouts and a single meal—specially configured for him—eaten at a set time each afternoon. “You look great,” teased music impresario Scooter Braun, a participant in the contest, who texted his friend after noting Ek’s slimmed-down physique during Spotify’s web-broadcast Investor Day presentation in late March. “Too bad you lost.” Continue reading
There have been countless great speakers in history. Those that not only wrote memorable words but spoke them with the intensity and passion that stayed in the hearts and minds of individuals for many years. The following motivational speakers are considered some of the best in the world: Continue reading
Some topics remain interesting and relevant for weeks, months, and even years. They tend to be important topics or topics that are a majority of people can relate to. For example, a personal story that shows how a speaker overcame an obstacle like addiction or disease would never lose its human-interest factor. Evergreen speaking topics don’t have expiration dates. They are new and relevant like computers as opposed to old and irrelevant like typewriters. Permanently relevant topics are referred to as “evergreen,” because they are like evergreen trees and shrubs, which stay green throughout the year. Some evergreen topics presented by business keynote speakers include the following broad-based subjects, which may change definitions as time goes by: Continue reading
All motivational speakers are not just self-help gurus, although there’s certainly nothing wrong with getting help for yourself. The point is, there are many kinds of speakers and numerous topics to be addressed. So, if you have the desire to be a motivational speaker, you might want to consider what the best world-class speakers have in common.
The troops need motivating! The right motivational speaker at your event inspires your audience and reflects positively on you as the sponsor of his or her presentation. Also, everyone benefits from a fresh voice with an interesting story. The presentation may be highly personal or strictly about business. The point of hiring a motivational speaker is to add a big dose of inspiration into the crowd, whether they are your sales employees, fellow members of an organization, or any other group that aims to achieve certain goals.
If your business is launching a new product or is going through a significant change, it’s a good time to let everyone know you need them to redouble their efforts. Instead of repeating speeches they may have heard from you in the past, you can hire one of the best business speakers from Nextup Speaker Management. We provide speakers who excel at impressing audiences on a number of topics. Our world-class speakers come from many different industries, but all have the talent that is necessary to fire up your audiences with inspirational and memorable presentations. Our effective speakers aim to provide you with the topic you need, from reaching specific goals to increasing sales number, losing weight or strategies to expand your market reach.