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Kelsey Tyson, Change Speaker

Kelsey Tyson

    Speaker, Author, Executive Advisor
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$15,000 - $20,000

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Internationally recognized as an authority in the areas of leadership, evolution, change management, business dominance, and organizational growth, Kelsey Tyson addresses audiences of major corporations and industry trade associations throughout the world. His insights and expertise are the result of over 25 years leading organizations, developing markets, and learning from the most successful business leaders in a wide variety of industries and professions. What makes Mr. Kelsey Tyson different from other speakers? He's done it!

Kelsey Tyson has held positions in business consulting, product marketing, consumer sales, retail management, and executive development. He established and built International Marketing Corporation, a company in 60 countries on 5 continents. He was President of Blanchard Training and Development when he co-developed the international best-seller, The One-Minute Manager. He also founded the SPECTRE group, which has played a key role in facilitating Federated's acquisition of Macy's, creating leadership alignment during Albertson's merger with American Stores, designing and delivering a leadership development and customer service program for 9,000 executives and employees at Price Chopper-Kansas City, setting the vision for Owens-Corning MIS, and working with the management of Polaroid Corporation to establish a new business unit and provide the necessary coaching to take them from zero sales to $20 million within eight months.

Tyson's talents as a speaker and consultant consistently deliver the client's message, speak reality, and hit hard on the desired objectives and outcomes for the event. He speaks the client's language by learning from internal interviews that take place prior to his presentation. Kelsey Tyson has no canned programs--each is custom. His presentations earn rave reviews, standing ovations, and repeat invitations from companies such as Deloitte Consulting, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, CBS, American Express, IBM, and Fidelity Investments. His international business experience and awareness has placed him at the forefront of assisting organizations in developing and strengthening multi-cultural teams, establishing "virtual" leadership and work groups, and creating a horizontal environment for everyone's maximum performance.

Kelsey Tyson's leadership, change management, and business dominance presentations offer insights reigniting the perspective and fire required to win now and in the future. His provocative, honest, and stimulating style creates an immediate rapport with the audience. Tyson's passion for business and his clients' success in the marketplace inspires and educates.
Kelsey Tyson is the author of The Leadership Edge and co-author (with Dr. Ken Blanchard) of A Situational Approach to Managing People. His thoughts and experiences have been referenced in books such as Leadership and the One Minute Manager, The Win-Win Negotiator, The Anger Workout, One Page Management, and The Power of Ethical Management.
Kelsey Tyson will create a presentation specifically designed to underscore your organization's immediate and long-term needs. Whether your group is five or five hundred, Tyson is the choice to energize and excite to action. His presentations are fresh, enlightening, and designed to "agitate" the status quo. His message sticks! To book Leadership and Change Speaker Kelsey Tyson call Executive Speakers Bureau at 800-754-9404.

Go For the Kill, Avoid Being the Prey

Shadow, Observe, Attack, Mask, Protect. Techniques to secure the “core” business at all costs; while, continuing to encourage risk-taking, innovation, perspective and balance.

Too often, when organizations are considering expansion and growth they fail to prepare for the response from their competitors. Most companies allow an upstart to take a little business as long as they remember who owns the territory, niche or market. Unfortunately, the up-start rarely stops there. They want more. In the pursuit of more they irritate a competitor who must decide whether to buy them or crush them. The upstart failed to go for the kill. They became the prey.  Without a defense they are overwhelmed by the competition. Stripped of all resources. Or, no offense. Not prepared should they strike it rich by out positioning the competition, gaining traction and creating their niche. They were not ready to go for the kill.

The Business Battleground

A line has been drawn. The battle is underway. The Business Battleground has been established. The battle is on. The battle for business. The battle for “winners.” The battle for market share. The battle for effective leaders. The battle for new ideas. The battle for the customer.

Most organizations were caught off guard or poorly prepared when the battle began. Now is the opportunity to regain the traction necessary to engage and prevail.

Six Tactics which, when implemented effectively, will accelerate Business Dominance and Individual Achievement. The Tactic of Communication(Mood Sense, Mood Effect). The Tactic of The Jungle. The Tactic of Space. The Tactic of Social Order. The Tactic of The Group. The Tactic of Adaptation.

It's More Than Leadership

Debunks the "Theories," "Habits," "Characteristics," and "Secrets." that are looking for a home in the popular leadership books of the day. An outstanding format to reinforce leadership and open up a broad platform of business topics.

Provides the audience with a uniforce approach to filter leadership static, and to identify the leadership characteristics unique to the organization.

Why Would Anyone Follow You?

Think about it. Your answer might surprise you. Most leaders should not lead. They were moved onto the leadership track in order to continue up the organization. Once in leadership and the luster wears off, leadership becomes a force beyond most mortals. At some point the new leader must ask, "Why would anyone follow me?" There lies the dilemma. you cannot appeal to everyone; however, it helps if you appeal to most.

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