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Keith Ferrazzi

Speaker

Los Angeles, California , United States

Founder, Go Forward to Work & Author: Leading without Authority

Keith Ferrazzi is an entrepreneur and renowned global thought leader in the future of work and leadership. As Founder and Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its research institute, Go Forward to Work, he works with some of the world’s most prominent organizations to maximize team performance and achieve extraordinary outcomes. Formerly, he was the CMO of Deloitte and Starwood Hotels.

 

Keynote Speeches

Virtual Keynotes & Webinars
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Competing in a New Work World

The pandemic forced us to shed antiquated ways of doing business and make bold leaps into the future of work. In this keynote, Keith uncovers the emerging best practices of thousands of c-suite executives on how to remain competitive and impactful in a post-pandemic world. You’ll leave inspired and ready to catapult your organization forward, embrace new realities, and discover new frontiers.

High-Performing Teams: Accelerate Collaboration Through Co-Elevation®

Now more than ever, leaders need to build teams that are committed to going higher together. This is possible through Co-Elevation®  – a powerful approach to collaboration for high-performing teams. You’ll walk away with a roadmap for implementing Co-Elevation® and an understanding of its power to break down silos, transform teams, and re-invent asynchronous collaboration.

Why Relationships are Crucial to Success

Let’s face it: the future of work is human. Effective leaders understand that they can’t achieve success on their own. In this keynote, you’ll learn how to engender trust and develop genuine connections, how to motivate others to higher levels of performance, how to build an inclusive and high-performing team, and how to lead with passion and purpose.

Deeper Relationships for Revenue Growth

Sales professionals not only face the difficult reality of their products and services becoming commodities in today’s competitive marketplace. Now, they have the added challenge of building relationships in a virtual environment. No matter the setting, the one lasting strategy for consistently growing revenue is to proactively build genuine relationships with clients. You’ll leave inspired and enabled to expand and deepen your connections for greater revenue growth.

How to Lead Without Authority

As leaders, we can no longer cling to the constraining models of authority and control. In this keynote, you’ll learn why “great businesses require radical interdependency” and how to employ that concept in your business, allowing you to connect to the people involved in it.

Leading Exponential Change

Organizations do not change, people do. Each and every one of us has the capacity to be agents of change. Every form of organizational transformation begins at the level of the individual, and Keith’s keynote will ignite the fire within each member of the crowd to be the catalyst for change within their respective organizations, no matter their role.

Audience reviews:

  • Keith has the rare gift of inspiring you to think deeper, dream bigger and, most importantly, bring more generosity to the people and communities that matter most to you. - VP of HR, Legal, Finance, Shared Services, Patagonia
  • Keith facilitates each event so that every guest walks away feeling a little more connected both with themselves and with the industry peer group they are part of. - CMO, Airbnb
  • [Keith] fundamentally transformed the way our partners engage with each other. - Senior Manager, Accenture
  • Keith Ferrazzi is that rare speaker who combines an infectious energy with inspiration and great stories to lift the audience. No matter how engaged people are when they enter the room, Keith grabs their attention immediately and takes them on a ride where they will leave wanting not only to transform their teams, but transform their lives to be more honest, open and of service to others. I always know we’ll have an amazing experience when Keith speaks. - Founder & Executive Chairman, The XPRIZE Foundation
  • [Keith’s] energy is contagious. There is no question he is doing exactly what he was put on earth to do. He is amazing. - Merck & Co
  • I walked away yesterday with a new vigor. This was a real gift. - President, General Motors North America

Speaker Biography

Keith Ferrazzi is an American entrepreneur and recognized global thought leader in the relational and collaborative sciences. As Founder and Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its research institute, Go Forward to Work, he works to identify behaviors that block global organizations from reaching their goals and to transform them by coaching new behaviors that increase growth and shareholder value. Keith has introduced a new transformational operating system he calls co-elevation that leads to exponential change and value. Formerly he was the CMO of Deloitte and Starwood Hotels.

He is a #1 New York Times best-selling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone and his newest book Leading Without Authority, as well as a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, WSJ, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc, Fortune and other publications. Keith’s 20 year history of transforming C-Suite executive teams has made him an agent of transformation and among the world’s greatest and most sought after coaches.

Keith’s keynotes go beyond the ordinary by tapping into the hearts and minds of attendees and challenging them to cut down silos and open up to the change at hand through inclusive collaboration. By deeply connecting everyone in the room, Keith Ferrazzi facilitates the risk-taking and candor that ignites action and paves the way for the innovation and agility needed for sustainable organizational change in today’s radically interdependent world.