Ryan Estis | Business Performance Expert and Agent of Change

Ryan Estis

Business Performance Expert and Agent of Change

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Ryan Estis

Ryan Estis understands the challenges business leaders and top performers face, because he's been in their shoes. He spent 15 years helping companies connect with employees and customers as a former ad agency executive and Chief Strategy Officer inside McCann World Group, building a client roster of category leading brands. Twelve years ago, he decided to put that experience into practice and launch is own learning and advisory organization. Ryan is afforded an inside look at what the world's best companies do to sustain an advantage and he shares that insight by helping clients initiate change, improve performance and deliver growth.

Ryan has been recognized as one of "the best keynote speakers seen or heard" by Meetings & Conventions magazine. His writing has been featured in Forbes, Inc., Fast Company and Entrepreneur Magazines. Ryan's consulting and advisory work addresses leadership, sales and strategy challenges. Ryan provides a unique blend of experience, perspective and process to help executive teams navigate the increasingly complex business landscape and find solutions that deliver growth.

His client roster includes many of the world's most admired companies including IBM, Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, The National Basketball Association, Mayo Clinic, Disney, Morgan Stanley, State Farm Insurance, Lowe's, CVS, P&G and AT&T.

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Lead Your Way Forward
Resilient Leadership for the New Economy

For an entire generation of business leaders the actions they take now and in the months ahead will define them and their companies. Navigating this defining moment in the short term and preparing to capture opportunity in the long term will require a healthy mindset, critical decision making, and strong relationships.

During this interactive, virtual experience Ryan Estis will leverage both his proprietary research and personal experience leading a business through crisis and uncertainty. Ryan will review lessons learned and provide very specific and actionable insight participants can leverage to respond to the short-term challenges and create momentum to capitalize over time.

This customized, interactive, virtual experience will provide leaders the continuing education they need to thrive in this next normal, and every leader participating will receive a complimentary copy of our eBook, Adapt & Thrive.

Learning Objectives
• Downturn psychology and the window of opportunity
• The character traits of a “Futuremaker” & making the future happen
• Coaching mindset and emotional resilience amid uncertainty
• Drivers of engagement and emotional commitment
• Keys to effective leadership communication during a crisis
• True North leadership questions that create impact

Passion on Purpose
Turning Corporate Culture Into a Competitive Advantage

This keynote reviews how to cultivate a high-engagement, high-performance work culture. As we prepare for the next growth cycle in business, leaders need to understand the needs and expectations of the modern workforce. Ryan pushes back on conventional thinking with new research and case studies from category-leading companies that succeed at maximizing human potential and elevating performance.

To win in today’s market, you need a healthy organization: tuned-in employees, authentic leadership, open communication, and trust. Leaders are called to cultivate the kind of workplace where people come first and performance and profit follow.

Most organizations leave too many opportunities on the table and waste a huge amount of their people’s potential. This keynote offers practical advice to help you reverse that trend.

After this keynote, audiences, and organizations will understand what it takes to elevate engagement, unleash human potential and compete to win in the new world of work.

Learning Objectives
• Embrace change in the new economy.
• Learn from global workforce trends and forecasting from our research portfolio.
• Build high-trust, high-value relationships.
• Connect employees to a shared vision and set of values.
• Effectively use emerging technology to improve communication, culture and work life.

The Brand Experience
Accelerating Business Growth Through Remarkable Experiences

This keynote focuses on how you can elevate the relationships you have with your most important stakeholders: your customers. Ryan teaches organizations how to create remarkable experiences and earn customers for life.

Customer expectations have changed. For buyers, an alternative choice is usually just a click away. Today, customers want an experience, and the best brands step up and deliver, consistently. This keynote examines how category-leading companies start with their people, aligning employees around a common mission and empowering them to create memorable customer experiences.

Ryan explores current trends and shares standout customer stories from his portfolio of case studies. He will demonstrate how technology and social connectedness are influencing consumers’ thinking and changing the way we engage with a brand. He helps participants shift their thinking and emerge with new ideas about both customer and employee relationships that will impact the business.

The outcome of this keynote will be an audience prepared to capture employee commitment and customer loyalty to drive business growth.

Learning Objectives
• Learn global workforce trends from our research portfolio.
• Understand how to capture your unique How Advantage.
• Explore what it means to be a chief experience officer.
• Examine the importance of brand evangelism.
• Understand the impact of social connections and technology on the brand experience.

Sell Your Way Forward
Driving Sales Growth in the New Economy

You can grow a business in any economy, however, attacking this defining moment in the short term and capturing the opportunity will require a resilient mindset, shift in go-to-market strategy, and a compelling value proposition. The time is now!

During this interactive, virtual experience Ryan Estis will leverage both his proprietary research and personal experience growing a business through crisis and uncertainty. Ryan will review lessons learned and provide very specific and actionable insight producers can leverage right now to create more qualified opportunities and drive sales growth.

This customized, interactive, virtual experience will reveal the exact playbook Ryan used to grow his own business for 10 consecutive years which has proven to provide a distinct competitive advantage to thousands of sales professionals across categories, inside the world’s best brands. Every producer participating will receive a complimentary copy of our eBook, Adapt & Thrive.

Get ready to thrive in this next normal.

Learning Objectives
• Pivot back to a performance mindset
• Cultivate emotional resilience amid uncertainty
• Stay in the “learning lane” to achieve breakthroughs
• Win with an emphasis on “total client experience”
• Solidify your value proposition and engagement to meet customers where they are
• Pre-call plan and conduct your own “growth audit”
• A game plan for capturing opportunity and accelerating growth right now

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