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Jody Thompson, Business Trends Speaker

Jody Thompson

    • Future of Work Thought Leader
    • International Keynote Speaker
    • Authority on Creating High Performing Work Cultures
    • Best Selling Author
    • CEO and Founding Principal of CultureRx®
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Recharge 2020, Toronto Ontario

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Jody Thompson | Keynote Speaker | Authority on the future of work

Jody Thompson | Keynote Speaker | Authority on the future of work

Jody Thompson Speaker Biography

Jody Thompson is the CEO and Founding Principal of CultureRx®, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Daniel Pink recognized her as one of six business thinkers who get it, who understand how to redesign work for the future. If you are ready for a new narrative, someone who will challenge the way you think about work, you will appreciate how quickly Thompson engages your audience.

In addition to receiving accolades as a future of work thought leader and international keynote speaker, Thompson’s work receives high praise from a number of business journals. She has been featured on the covers of BusinessWeek, Workforce Management Magazine, HR Magazine, and HR Executive Magazine, as well as in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, TIME Magazine, USA Today, The New Yorker, and on Good Morning America, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, and MPR. She has co-authored two best-selling books on the modern workplace and contemporary management principles: Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It; and Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It.

Thompson works with select organizations to bring them to a state of sustainable high performance. For over 15 years she has personally facilitated the change management communication and training process in organizations across multiple industries with a variety of roles, including retail, manufacturing, government, creative professional services, financial services, healthcare, IT, publishing, and education in both the private and public sectors. Her clients consistently see increases in productivity, employee engagement, client satisfaction, improved employee health and well-being, and the ability to attract the best talent from all generations.

Welcome to The Future of Work in The Autonomy Economy
There is a macro level trend at play. One that provides a unique opportunity for leaders to create
the path for success in The Autonomy Economy™. After hearing Jody speak, you will never
think about work the same way again. Get ready to ditch your playbook, evolve your work
culture, attract the talent your organization needs, and become a game changer equipped to
achieve your best outcomes ever.

Jody Thompson will:
● Share her insights about a macro level trend and the impact it is having on organizations
● Introduce data and social science essential for moving forward and navigating uncertainty
● Reveal how to reignite and re-engage your workforce
● Explain the new role of management in the 21st century
● Introduce a proven system for motivating performance to achieve exceptional outcomes

Perfect for audiences:
● Including the C-Suite, Executives, Managers, and Human Resources Professionals
● Recognized for innovation
● Who are cutting edge
● Leading the future of work
● Open to evolving the way they work
● Desiring to create a win-win-win for their company, their employees, and their customers
● Searching for proven processes and data-driven strategies

A Tale of Two Hybrids: Navigating Work in a Contemporary World
The pandemic fueled a global work experiment from which we learned that if employers do not
adapt and evolve, employees will opt out. In response, employers are rushing to create
policy-driven workforce solutions (all office / hybrid / all remote). Are these solutions data
driven? Do they address the root causes of our challenges in the workplace? Do they really
respond to what today’s talent is looking for from employers?

Jody Thompson will:
● Introduce you to unique social science perspectives around engagement, stress, and
equity in the workplace
● Inspire you with what’s possible when your solutions take into account these social
science perspectives
● Empower you to take the next steps toward differentiating your organization with a
winning human resources strategy

Perfect for audiences:
● Including the C-Suite, Executives, Managers, and Human Resources Professionals
● Gathering data for a workforce strategy aligned with the long-term goals of their
● Struggling with how to respond to their toughest talent issues
● Seeking to make data-driven decisions
● Willing to keep an open mind
● Seeking to lead rather than follow the herd

*Both Keynote and Workshop Sessions available
*Available for members of the SHRM and HRPA communities seeking continuing
education/professional development credits

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