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Ryan Jenkins, keynote speaker

Ryan Jenkins, CSP

    • Future of Work Keynote Speaker
    • Millennial & Generation Z Expert
    • Workplace Loneliness Author
Full Bio
In Person-Fee 🛈

$15,000 - $20,000

Virtual Fee:

$7,500 - $10,000

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2020 Demo Reel

2020 Demo Reel

Ryan Jenkins - Workplace Loneliness Keynote Speaker - 2022 Demo Reel

Ryan Jenkins - Workplace Loneliness Keynote Speaker - 2022 Demo Reel

Virtual Demo Reel

Virtual Demo Reel

Lessening Loneliness

Lessening Loneliness

Why Effortless Experiences Matter to Generation Z and Millennials

Why Effortless Experiences Matter to Generation Z and Millennials

Ryan Jenkins Speaker Biography

Ryan Jenkins, CSP is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker and three-time published author. He speaks all over the world to companies such as State Farm, Salesforce, Wells Fargo, FedEx, Liberty Mutual, and John Deere.

For a decade, he has been helping organizations create engaged, inclusive, and high-performing teams by lessening worker loneliness and closing generational gaps. Ryan's top-ranked insights have been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and The Wall Street Journal.

His latest best-selling book, Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In, is the world’s first to address workplace loneliness.

He is also co-founder of LessLonely.com, the world's first resource fully dedicated to reducing worker isolation and strengthening team connections. Ryan lives in Atlanta, GA, with his wife, three children, and yellow Labrador.

Connectable: How Leaders (at Any Level) Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In

A colossal 72% of global workers feel lonely at least monthly; with 55% saying at least weekly.

Today's workers are lonelier than ever before resulting in a disengaged, disloyal, and disenchanted workforce. The increase in remote working, the growing importance of inclusion, and the need for better well-being at work are all reasons to understand and address loneliness at work.

As the author of the world's first book to address workplace loneliness, Ryan uncovers the modern causes of loneliness, the crucial role inclusion plays in solving it, and strategies organizations can use to reduce loneliness among their team. The result is a more connected organization with improved engagement, wellbeing, and performance at work.

Attendees Gain:
• Insights into today's modern causes of loneliness
• Understanding of the science and significance of inclusion
• Techniques to identify loneliness in oneself or others
• Strategies to decrease loneliness and increase belonging, engagement, and performance at work
• Best in class examples of organizations that have decreased loneliness and increased belonging
• Ability to create deep connections and unify a multi-generational team

Lead & Work Across Generations - Proven Strategies for Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

52% of workers say they're least likely to get along with someone from another generation. And 62% of Generation Z (the generation after Millennials) anticipate challenges working with Baby Boomers and Generation X.

The generational gap at work has never been more daunting. Turn a multigenerational workforce into a competitive advantage.

Ryan brings market-leading insight to help your organization and leaders close the generational gap and improve communication, teamwork, innovation, and more.

A generationally diverse workforce is better equipped to respond to today's high-flux and disruption-prone marketplace. Since Millennials and Generation Z became a majority of the labor force, generational differences have never been wider as each generation has a varying perspective of work, leadership, communication, success, and technology.

A multigenerational workforce can create stifling challenges or bottom line-boosting advantages. Ryan will share his expert insights into how leaders and organizations can harness the advantages of a generationally diverse team.

Attendees Gain:
• Insights into the generational gap and why it exists
• Insights into each generation's values, behaviors, and expectations
• Perspectives of each generation's varying views of work, leadership, communication, and technology
• Strategies that are proven and actionable to close the generational gap at work
• Techniques for optimizing a multigenerational workforce
• Best-in-class examples of organizations successfully closing the generational gap
• Ability to work, communicate, and lead across generations

Attract, Lead & Retain Millennials & Gen Z: Strategies to Enhance Performance & Engagement

62% of Generation Z anticipate challenges working with Baby Boomers and Generation X, and only 5% anticipate challenges working with Millennials. To ensure a cohesive cross-generational team, leaders need to understand and integrate Millennials and Generation Z.

Today Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce and Gen Z are the fastest-growing generation in the workforce. While Millennials and Gen Z bring valuable skills, insights, and ambition to the workplace, they are often a source of tension among experienced workers and managers.

Ryan shares relevant data and innovative insights to better understand what drives Millennial and Gen Z employee performance. This program provides tactical strategies to dramatically improve the managing, recruiting, engaging, and selling of your next-generation workforce.

Attendees Gain:
• Insights into Millennial and Gen Z employee values, behaviors, motivators, and expectations
• Perspectives of the key workplace and leadership preferences of the emerging generations
• Strategies that are proven and actionable to lead, retain, recruit, and engage the emerging geneations
• Techniques for communicating and connecting with Millennials and Gen Z
• Best-in-class examples of organizations and leaders successfully leading and engaging Millennials and Gen Z
• Ability to lead, retain, recruit, and engage the emerging generations

The Future of Work: Solutions for Working, Leading, and Competing in the Future

By 2027, 75% of the global workforce will be Millennials and Generation Z. As next-generation employees, technology usher in a new age of work, the ways of working and leading in the past become liabilities. The new age of work requires a new age of leading and working.

Leaders should point their people to a better future. But identifying "better" is difficult, especially in today's fast-evolving marketplace. Every industry and organization has shared assumptions that fuel the prevailing model of how things have always been done. Now more than ever, the prevailing model causes leaders to get complacent, industries to get stuck, and companies to go under. Leaders must find new innovative ways to lead in order to guard against disruption and thrive in the 21st-century workplace.

Ryan shares how to unbound yourself from the assumptions and prevailing models that are likely holding your organization back. This program covers the emerging trends that are impacting the future of work and how leaders and organizations can adjust to capitalize on the trends.

Attendees Gain:
• Insights into trends shaping the future of work and why today is different than any other time in history
• Perspectives of how employee behaviors and expectations are evolving
• Strategies for leaders to remain relevant and increase influence in tomorrow’s workplace
• Techniques for challenging prevailing models that limit success
• Frameworks for understanding and positioning for what’s next in the new world of work
• Best-in-class examples of organizations adapting to future workplace trends
• Confidence to work, lead and compete in the future

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