Top Motivational Keynote Speaker
Garrison Wynn, CSP
If you could have a no-fluff, top-notch motivational speaker, with high-energy original humor, and industry specific customized business content delivered in a single keynote, what value would that have for your organization?
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MOTIVATION - ORIGINAL HUMOR - CUSTOMIZED CONTENT
Influence expert Garrison Wynn is a professional keynote speaker known for his entertaining, customized and research driven programs. He provides keynotes and breakout sessions for corporate events and association meetings that are drop-dead funny, motivational and full of proven research results on what the most successful do differently. Garrison is known for his appeal to a wide variety of audiences by delivering serious, result-driven information with professionally honed humor. His entertaining and engaging delivery style combined with in-depth research and an innovative approach makes him a favorite with clients who want to move beyond the limitations of traditional “best practices" and set breakthrough objectives to achieve maximum success.
All keynotes are customized to meet your organization's needs and goals.
Garrison Wynn Combines The Latest Research
- With His Own Experience
- With (Literally) All Of The Fortune 500
And Makes It Funny And Industry Relevant.
Leadership, Change Management, Employee Engagement, Safety, Sales, Education, Generational Differences, Customer Service, Communication and Healthcare.
Learn How Innovative Influencers
- Drive and embrace change.
- Get buy-in and show value.
- Attract and keep top talent.
Garrison is Well Known For
- Holding the audience's attention.
- Getting big laughs that make a point.
- Giving Relevant, proven takeaways.
Garrison's Top Motivational Keynotes
Making Employee Engagement Actually Happen
We hear the term "employee engagement" a lot these days; we also hear how recognition, goal alignment and a clear path to success can create it. But how can an individual positively influence the opinions his or her employees and coworkers have about their job? This highly entertaining session, backed by Evolve Performance Group research across 46 countries (and combined with over 70 years of Gallup survey data) shows that the thing people value most is feeling valuable! It gives the specific communication tools that anyone can use to dramatically reduce resistance to change, difficult behavior and employee turnover. The impact of this program reaches far beyond the session itself, creating an emotional shift that fuels immediate implementation.
Frontline Supervisor Buy-in
It has long been known that frontline supervisors and foremen essentially run the day-to-day operations of an organization, but we often forget that their opinions and beliefs directly determine overall success. They carry such influence because people don’t really work for companies; they work for their direct supervisors. This hands-on (and gloves-off) customized, nonacademic session helps you get buy-in from those direct influencers by shifting their perspective toward creating a work culture that benefits them, their people, and the organization as whole.
Making the Most of Difficult Situations
Changing Markets, Changing Times
This funny, insightful keynote combines relationship building with no-fluff motivation and change to deliver real solutions in uncertain times. Garrison examines the challenges we face and shows how we can laugh at our problems while using them as catalysts for success. This session covers a lot of ground and provides no-cost, easily implemented, proven solutions that your people can use right away.
Easily Customized Segments Include:
- New people, new products and new approach
- Dealing with new leadership direction
- How to get "buy-in" on change quickly
- Nobody wants to be a "senior beginner"
- Embracing mergers and acquisitions
- Dealing with the resistance to change
- Technology changes and procedural shifts
- Change makes us better?
- Action and adaptability creates opportunity
The Inside Track To Rapport Building, Buying-Sign Intuition, And Clarity Of Value that Seal the Deal!
Drawing on 24 years of research and interviews with all the Fortune 500 firms, this program is rooted in rainmaker tactics that set the world’s top salespeople apart. The program teaches people to close and gives them the tools and confidence to be viewed as the customer’s valued resource. This is not sales theory as viewed from 30,000 feet or the science of selling. Instead, it focuses on personal influence techniques of the world’s top producers in every industry. What motivates consistent closers to ask for the business? Any seller, from the eager newbie to theseen-it-all, hard-to-impress veteran, leaves with huge takeaways. This customized, entertaining, inspiring program creates the mindset necessary to get maximum impact from the tactics taught
Winning the Talent War
Keeping and Attracting Young Top Performers
People in their 20s don't want what their parents wanted from a job. Also, many Gen Y "potential employees" would rather work temporary jobs (through staffing companies) than commit to a company full time. This means there are far fewer people looking for jobs than anticipated. That means more jobs than job seekers (for the first time since this kind of data has been gathered) creating a "War" for top young talent. And they are not lining up for labor jobs (where you might get your hands dirty} even though they pay four times more than the job they took at the mall! They are also more likely to live at home and less likely to put up with a work environment that cramps their style. Attracting the young people needed to replace your retiring workforce (and making sure they stay long enough to make a difference) is crucial for your organization's future.
This entertaining yet heavily researched program shows business owners, leaders and managers how to adapt their organization into a company young people want to work for and how to establish a culture they do not want to leave. Besides actually having a work force 10 years from now, the benefits include improved performance and heightened accountability from the millennials who represent your company's future.
The Real Truth About Success
What The Most Influential Do Differently And Why They Won't Tell You
Prepare to laugh and learn as a decade of Wynn Solutions research reveals what makes owners and managers of top-performing businesses so effective – and it's not what you'd expect! If you enter this keynote session expecting to learn all about best practices and superior strategy, you'd better read the title again. Standout success in a challenging economy often comes from personal advantage, whether it's perceived value, personality, leadership-style, communication skills, abundant resources, or access to privileged information. This entertaining session takes a realistic look at the influence you'll need to make sure your knowledge and hard work deliver the results you want.
Being the Best vs. Being Consistently Chosen
Success is more than being good at what you do; it's about being consistently chosen to do it. Garrison helps people to understand why their products, services, or leadership styles or those of their competitors are selected. People don't necessarily choose what's best; they choose what they are most comfortable with, whether it's the best or not. We've all heard the importance of best practices and superior knowledge, so why the smartest people with the most information aren't always number one in their field? This keynote provides original research on managing expectations and emotions and shows there really is more to success than being the best.
- Drive and embrace change
- Get buy-in and show value
- Attract and keep top talent
Innovation fuels this research-driven, highly entertaining session, customized to provide the influence tools you need to communicate value effectively. By session’s end, leaders, business developers and team members acquire the insight and strategy to create a sustainable, disruption-proof culture. Whether you’re riding a new trend or shaking off past challenges, you can create the kind of influence that not only drives change, it makes your organization attractive to customers and today’s top talent … so you never stop getting better!
How to identify, attract, and retain a loyal workforce.
From developing a marketing campaign to attract the people you need, to making sure they have a culture that makes them feel valued, this thoroughly researched program (Gallup, Harvard Review and Evolve Performance Group) gives you the tools to solve your labor problem and consistently improve employee performance.
Easily Customized Segments Include:
The 3 reasons why Gen Y doesn't want to work for you and what you can do about it.
How to quickly develop and maintain a culture that keeps and attracts top talent.
Getting people to choose your organization when the competition can afford to offer higher pay.
Making sure the employees you want to attract know you exist and branding your organization as a great place to work.
How to create a social media and advertising campaign that shows why your company is a good fit for the people you want.
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND
This is by far the best keynote we have ever had. This is a tough group of seasoned professionals, so our choice of motivational speaker was critical to ensure our objectives were met. You did an excellent job of addressing the specifics we identified and accomplished that with humor and grace. Getting everyone on the same page, being really funny and focusing on a repeatable process for communication was the key. Most importantly, feedback from our staff was highly positive and we have had a 23% increase in sales.
NAPA AUTO PARTS
You have a great responsibility to select motivational speakers that will hit a home run with your audience. We were looking for two things in a keynote speaker... humor and an impactful message. Garrison did a great job researching our customers and making every topic he touched on relatable. His humor was right on...and his message was powerful. Selecting speakers for conferences can be an inexact science. Save yourself the time and effort and just hire him to speak at your meeting. You won't regret it.
Well, back in the office, and the event is being called "The Best Ever!" by our executive team. Motivational speaker Garrison Wynn is a pro's pro. He took our pre-con conference call, and unlike past presenters, was able to weave our theme and our core culture points of "Commitment - Humility - Respect" throughout it, and he did so with ease and continuity while entertaining the audience continuously. But like I said, not only did the audience enjoy him, but our executive team knew we made the right decision to put him on first . Using our past keynote presenters as reference points, they felt Garrison was indeed the best, and able to adapt his speech to our message
Garrison was everything we asked for in a keynote speaker and more. Not only did he engage and energize the crowd; he got a standing ovation and connected with them on their level. He delivered a laughter-filled keynote address with a powerful message. I loved the way he spoke to every meaningful objective and brought new material that was relevant to the event. Fantastic! Couldn’t be happier.
Your presentation to our team allowed us to produce some of the most successful and profitable years in the history of Caterpillar. The impacts of your work are still in force today. We would highly recommend Garrison Wynn to help any company make the necessary transition that we have successfully made.
I just wanted to take a quick moment to share how wonderful it was to meet and work with Garrison. He was a true professional from the beginning to the end. If I were asked to pick a handful of words to describe him I immediately think of: flexible, accommodating, friendly, professional, quick-witted, intuitive, and hilarious. He was extremely thorough in asking questions and very in tune to the topic of the meeting. He tailored a message that was spot on in the material, highly engaging and humorous in his delivery. He held the audience's attention captive the entire time he was on stage! After working with Garrison I would strongly recommend him for any future event, either inside or outside of our company.
About Motivational Keynote Speaker Garrison Wynn, CSP
Houston, Texas based keynote speaker Garrison Wynn, CSP helps people make the jump from being great at what they do to developing the qualities it takes to be consistently chosen for the job. He gets them to understand why their products, services, or leadership styles - or those of their competitors - are selected. As he says,
If the world agreed on what's best, everybody would choose the best and nothing else would be considered. Decision making doesn't work that way. His keynotes help people become more influential regardless of circumstances.
Garrison is one of the top motivational speakers in the US who has presented to some of the world's most effective leaders and business developers, from multibillion-dollar manufacturers and national associations to top New York Stock Exchange wire houses. He has a background in manufacturing, telecomm, and financial services and toured as a professional stand-up comedian. In his teens, Garrison worked with Magnavox and baseball legend Hank Aaron to promote the world's first video gaming system, and by age 27 he became the youngest department head in a Fortune 500 company's history. He researched and designed processes for 38 locations nationwide and developed and marketed products still being sold in 30 countries.
He is the author of the Amazon bestseller The Real Truth about Success, the Amazon #1 bestseller The Cowbell Principle, has been a weekly contributor to the Washington Post and featured Forbes and Inc. Magazines. His award-winning success tools receive high praise, but his greatest strength is a magnetic live performance that keeps him in high demand, with more than 600 inquiries and 100 speaking dates per year.