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Dr. Gary Bradt

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More than ever before, change and unrelenting disruption are causing employees to feel emotional fatigue, burnout, stress, anxiety and myriad emotions that strip them of creativity, productivity and overall joy. Providing employees with more strategies to adapt to change with a growth mindset and resilient spirit are critical competencies that Dr. Gary Bradt has been teaching C-Suite leaders in Fortune 500s for 25+ years.

Today, he is being called upon by leading corporations to share his practical and actionable tools for change with employees at every level, so they can embrace change and create a positive path forward both professionally and personally.

Dr. Bradt's unique background and perspective make him a one-of-a-kind speaker on emotional intelligence, change and leadership. As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Bradt shares relevant research from neuroscience and positive psychology to help leaders and people at every level approach change with a positive perspective.

As a business owner with 25+ years of experience coaching C-level executives, Dr. Bradt passes on practical strategies and tactics that businesspeople quickly comprehend and apply. As a thought leader on change and leadership, he is a contributing writer to Forbes.com and the author of three books on change.

Most importantly, however, Dr. Bradt is a father, who speaks from the heart about the tragedies, triumphs, and lessons he's learned from raising a child with a chronic life-threatening heart condition.

It is no wonder, then, that the late Spencer Johnson asked Dr. Bradt to be the leading speaker worldwide for one of the bestselling business books of all time, Johnson's Who Moved My Cheese? More than 300 keynotes and twenty-years later, Dr. Bradt is as passionate as ever about helping people find the opportunity that change always creates. He will inspire and empower your audience to change and win today.

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How can you harness positivity and happiness to create more success within yourself and others? It’s a balance between science and heart. As we continue to navigate the disruption of a global pandemic, social unrest, and political and economic uncertainty, it is easy to feel that these circumstances are hijacking your potential for happiness. But, there are ways you can train yourself to create more joy in your life.

Psychologist, C-Suite Executive Consultant, and respected Author on Change Dr. Gary Bradt shares real stories and research-based strategies for how you can take control and create more well-being and contentment even in these trying times. He’ll debunk popular myths of what you think will make you happy and replace those concepts with data-driven strategies to achieve more consistent and sustainable happiness and a sense of well-being.

Key Takeaways
Understand the science of happiness. Learn why our brains are hardwired to see what is wrong with any situation, and how you can also learn new techniques to help your brain see the positive.
Learn techniques for connecting in more meaningful ways to your colleagues and those closest to you to build more trust and collaboration, especially during times of challenge.
Discover simple daily practices to bring more joy, optimism and positive energy to your life, and to be a beacon for the same for those you touch.
Highlight the positives in life and be more resilient when change and challenge disrupt your day.


5 Strategies for Positive Change

The global pandemic has created a period of change that is by all accounts disruptive, unrelenting, and at times completely debilitating. Leaders, teams and individual contributors alike are in uncharted waters and the one integral, unifying thread is our humanity. We are in a place where we need to look at how this change is affecting us as individuals first, and then translate that change into our respective roles. While we cannot always choose what change will come in our path, with the right mindset and strategies, we can choose how to move forward. This is Dr. Gary Bradt’s goal, as he shares the Five Fundamental Choices that change presents us with, and that how you choose to go forward will make a bigger impact on your life than the change itself.

Dr. Bradt’s insights are informed by neuroscience and psychology, as well as his three decades of experience as a C-suite executive coach that provide relatable, real-world narratives, and relevant actionable strategies to give you a new path forward.

Key Takeaways
ADOPT an opportunity mindset and start moving fast toward positive goals and outcomes.
LET GO of what is holding you back, and recognize what is possible.
NURTURE relationships and build a foundation of strength, trust, and mutual support.
PRACTICE courageous optimism and share ideas openly to find new solutions.
GROW where you’re planted and move forward with positive determination and confidence.

Virtual Presentations

Gary’s experiences as a clinical psychologist and leadership consultant and strategist to Fortune 500s have given him a foundation to being an incredibly effective virtual presenter who is authentic, down-to-earth, connected, empathetic, and insightful, offering his viewers actionable steps to move forward with impact.

Gary has also invested in creating a home studio that offers professional-level video, audio, and lighting so that every client experience is engaging.

Following, are some of Gary’s NEW Virtual Programs Offerings:

20-Day Video Drip to Inspire Actionable, Positive Leadership in Disruptive Times

WHAT: A series of Gary’s dynamic 3-min videos packaged for clients who want to deliver a sustained, daily dose of inspiration and solutions-based action to tackle change and disruption head-on. Gary will also provide a customized introductory video to position the content for your team.

AUDIENCE: These video clips are appropriate for every level of employee, from individual contributor to C-Suite leader as they focus on the personal leadership we all need to tap into in times of change and disruption.

WHY GARY: As a psychologist and respected author and speaker on Change, Gary’s content is compelling because of his down-to-earth delivery of real stories and research-based strategies for how you can take control and create opportunity even in the most difficult of circumstances.

Conversations of Change & Optimism with Gary & Your People

WHAT: A 60-min virtual deep dive with Gary and your leadership and your people. Gary will work with your leadership to orchestrate a conversation around your organization’s challenges and/or goals to create an actionable strategy for next steps.

AUDIENCE: This conversation is perfect for organizations that want an engaging experience to share how they are leading during this time of disruption and keeping employee and customer needs top of mind. The conversation can be for internal teams or presented externally for customer engagement.

WHY GARY: This is a conversation that Gary would lead, which is invaluable given his years of consulting C-Suite leaders on business strategies for change and times of disruption.

Virtual Keynote, Breakout Rooms & Q&A

WHAT: 90-Minute Virtual Presentation that consists of Gary delivering 30min of content based on client goals, with 30min of a Q&A conversation between Gary and a leader from the organization as well as incorporating viewer questions.

AUDIENCE: The viewing audience can be internal company leaders, managers, and individual contributors, or this can be offered to your direct clients.

WHY GARY: As a psychologist and respected Author on Change, Gary’s content is compelling because of his down-to-earth delivery of real stories and research-based strategies for how you can take control and create more well-being and contentment even in these trying times. As a leadership strategist and consultant, he connects the narratives with actionable strategies for immediate application.


Virtual Keynote, Breakout Rooms & Q&A & Post-Event Coaching

WHAT: Same as above program except with an additional follow-up 2-hours of coaching with an executive/employee cadre of the client's choice.
AUDIENCE: The viewing audience can be internal company leaders, managers and individual contributors, or this can be offered to your direct clients.

Customized Experiential 2-3hr Deep Dive

WHAT: This program is designed with company leaders, and content is delivered in concert with leadership to address the goals and challenges of change. The program is between 2-3hrs and is a robust deep dive experience that incorporates transparency and trust into the session by breaking Gary’s content out with content from leadership. For example, Gary will take a 60min presentation and break it out into four 15min segments. Each 15min segment would be followed by a 10-15min content piece from a leader addressing how Gary’s content relates to the organization and the feedback they have received from employee responses. By the end of this session, employees at every level will feel heard but will also have a better understanding of what the leadership is thinking and opportunities for how to move forward together.

AUDIENCE: This deep dive can be delivered to an entire organization or divisions of the organization. Participants take a brief (anonymous) engagement quiz beforehand to share their experiences around change within the organization; the results are presented by company leaders in their portion of the virtual event.

WHY GARY: Gary is masterful at analyzing challenges when it comes to change within an organization and their people. Drawing from over 30-years of consulting and coaching C-Suite leaders as well as having written three books on change, Gary helps design this program with leaders to create the most engaging and impactful experience that will feel more like a collaborative working session with viewers than a virtual presentation.

Turning Change into Opportunity

Going through change is not a market differentiator. Adapting to change faster and better than your competitors can be. Gary Bradt’s inspiring new keynote, Turning Change into Opportunity, equips audiences with the tools they need to do just that.

Based on his new book, Change: The Tools You Need for The Life You Want at Work and Home, this keynote empowers audiences to:

• Experience the power of The To Who List, a daily practice supported by an app Bradt developed that helps you build relationships that will sustain you through challenging change and difficult times

• Learn to let go of old beliefs, feelings or behaviors that are only holding you down or holding you back

• Experience the moving power of the Two Minute Drill, an exercise that allows you to quickly engage your most deeply held values. Like a compass, these values will point you in the right direction whenever change creates difficult choices

• Understand the four factors driving change for practically every organization and industry across the globe

• And more….

This upbeat and interactive keynote stimulates the mind and stirs the emotions. It inspires audiences to discover strengths they may not have recognized they had. Bradt’s stories and personal anecdotes bring his points home in a way that audiences can not only understand but relate to.

Discover what previous clients like IBM, eBay, American Express, Aetna and scores of others have before: That it’s not the change in life, but how you choose to respond, that makes all the difference. Let Gary help your audience find the opportunities that await them.

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