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10 Speakers That Were Trending in November 2019

Every month, Clients call and email us asking for Speaker Ideas for their upcoming events. We listen carefully to learn about their conference theme, audience and event objectives. Using their input we do the research to deliver powerful Speaker ideas that will inspire, educate and help make their event a great success. Based on all that activity, here are the 10 Speakers clients were talking about in  November 2019.

Robert Spector | Author of The Nordstrom Way, Leading Expert on Customer & Employee Experience

Robert Spector is one of America’s leading experts on customer experience and employee experience. He is author of the business book classic The Nordstrom Way: The Inside Story of America’s Number One Customer Service CompanyBusinessWeek says, “For anyone looking to understand customer service at its best, this book bubbles with insights.” The all-new Third Edition is The Nordstrom Way to Customer Experience Excellence: Creating a Values-Driven Service Culture, which Forbes magazine selected as “Top Business Book of 2017”.

Dr. George Friedman | Speaker and Author on the Future of Geopolitics

George Friedman is an internationally recognized geopolitical forecaster, international affairs strategist and best-selling author. As Founder and Chairman of Geopolitical Futures, a new online publication dedicated to forecasting the course of global events, Friedman combines his passion for writing and publishing for his readers world wide who follow international affairs. Prior to founding Geopolitical Futures, Friedman guided the intellectual vision of Stratfor, the geopolitical intelligence publishing and consulting firm he founded in 1996.

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Susan Cain | Co-founder of Quiet Revolution, New York Times Best-selling Author and Speaker on Leadership

Susan Cain is the author of the best-sellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, which has been translated into 40 languages, is in its seventh year on the New York Times best- seller list, and was named the #1 best book of the year by Fast Company magazine, which also named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business. LinkedIn named her the 6th Top Influencer in the world.

David Chilton | Best-selling Author of The Wealthy Barber, Former “Dragon” on CBC’s Dragon’s Den

Whether it’s helping millions of Canadians achieve personal financial success or investing in low-fat cookbooks, David Chilton has always had a knack for recognizing great ventures – a skill he leveraged as a “dragon” on CBC television’s #1 hit show, Dragons’ Den. Called “charming, unpretentious, and funny,” by The Chicago Sun-Times, David puts his business expertise and life experience to work in his informative and inspiring talks.

Steve Farber | Best-selling Author, Expert and Speaker on Extreme Leadership & Business Management

Steve Farber was named by Huffington Post as the “#1 Business Speaker to See.” Listed as one of Inc.’s global “Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts” – Farber is a leadership pioneer, strategist, keynote speaker and best-selling author on extreme leadership and business management. His expertise is in creating organizational cultures where leadership is not just an opportunity and obligation for those in authority, but for everyone at all levels.

Jeanne Bliss | World-wide Speaker and Executive Coach on Customer-Driven Growth

Jeanne Bliss pioneered the Chief Customer Officer position, holding the role for over 20 years, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer at Lands’ End, Allstate, Coldwell Banker, Mazda and Microsoft Corporations – where she moved the customer to the strategic agenda, redirecting priorities to create transformational changes to each brands’ customer experience. She has driven achievement of 95% loyalty rates – improving customer experiences across 50,000-person organizations. 

Chip Eichelberger | Motivational Speaker and Sales Trainer

Chip Eichelberger believes audiences are craving engagement, not another speech. For 5½ years as world-renowned business leader Tony Robbins’s international point man, he spoke over 1,300 times throughout the US, UK, and Australia. This immersive experience sharpened his skills and created a unique style. It is high-energy, humorous, and persuasive and gets results. Chip promises to be THE energy source at your event. Chip is passionate about delivering a “sticky and interactive” experience that grabs the attention of the audience immediately, and engages them to not just talk about change but to be committed to it.

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Dr. Michelle Rozen | America’s Leading Expert on Leadership Through Change

Dr. Michelle Rozen is a nationwide as well as international authority on leadership development, employee engagement, change managementmotivation and how the human mind works to become exceptional in every area of our lives, personally and professionally. Dr. Michelle is the author of three books, a Huffington Post writer, and has been featured on NBC, ABC, CNN, FOX News and many other media outlets.

Bill Taylor | Co-Founder of Fast Company Magazine, Entrepreneur & Innovator, Best-Selling Author and Speaker on Business Strategy & Growth

Bill Taylor pronounces that “We live in a world where playing it safe may well be the most dangerous course of all.” He shows business leaders a path to go from now to next in a world filled with non-stop disruption. As a young entrepreneur, Bill co-founded Fast Company, the bold business magazine that redefined the genre and chronicled the tech-fueled revolution that transformed business and work. Highlighting free-thinking leaders and companies that are upending their organizations and industries is Bill’s passion — and he had a front-row seat.

Vernice FlyGirl Armour | First African American Female Combat Pilot and Motivational Speaker

Leveraging her “Breakthrough Mentality” and “Get Gutsy” mindset, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour propelled herself from beat cop to combat pilot in a record-breaking three years – and became America’s first African American Female Combat Pilot. As featured on CNN, MSNBC, The View, FOX News, Oprah Winfrey and others – FlyGirl’s fresh, edgy style, high, contagious energy and unique, gutsy essence jump off the stage, page and screen and moves people to action. Since 2007, she has inspired countless leaders, organizations and individuals to make gutsy moves, enhance performance, and create breakthrough results.

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Derek Sweeney is the Director of Speaker Ideas at The Sweeney Agency. www.thesweeneyagency.com. For 15 years Derek has been helping clients find the right Speakers for their events. Derek can be reached at 1-866-727-7555 or [email protected]