John Izzo helps clients understand the emerging keys to employee and customer engagement while leaving your team with ideas they can put into practice right away to grow your brand and win, motivate and keep the best talent.
Dr John Izzo has spent the last 25 years mapping the face of this change, inspiring organizations and leaders to embrace the mindset that creates and attracts purposeful, driven employees and can win the emerging values driven customer. Businesses that fail to recognize these trends are doomed. Not just by lackluster teams, but by their inability to connect to the purpose behind the modern consumer's purchasing decisions.
With clients including IBM, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, QANTAS and Microsoft, Dr John Izzo understands what creates a sense of purpose for modern teams and consumers in a way few can match. A bestselling author of eight books and researcher, Dr John Izzo has spoken to over a million people in audiences worldwide and worked with over 500 of the world's leading organizations.
Using captivating, well-researched storytelling combined with practical advice, Dr John Izzo helps leaders and teams to join the purpose revolution - paving the way to highly engaged teams and superlative levels of customer loyalty.
Dr. John Izzo’s innovative, engaged, and energetic keynotes are customized for your audience. He is a leading expert in the following fields:
•LEADING ON PURPOSE
The Habits of Happy People
Dr. John Izzo has spent a lifetime researching what separates truly happy, high-engagement teams and leaders from the rest of the pack. Organizations with happy employees perform better, make fewer critical mistakes, make better decisions, are significantly more resilient, and more successful.
Leading For Empathy And Inclusion
Empathy and the ability to customize how we lead to the individuals who work with us are critical skills for leaders to drive engagement. Research shows leaders who demonstrate empathy and inclusion grow innovation, retain talent and lead more highly engaged teams that perform with winning results.
Purpose and Social Responsibility Drives Employee Engagement, Customer Loyalty and Productivity
There is a revolution coming that we call the Purpose Revolution going on among employees, consumers and investors. A growing number of people worldwide want the practical benefits of a product or business and they also want to feel that their work, buying and investing are part of creating a better world. They want “consumption without conflict.” We can show your leaders and company how to connect with this purpose driven group for sustainable success.
The Secrets of Highly Engaging Workplaces and Leaders
Dr. John Izzo has spent a lifetime researching what separates truly passionate, high-engagement teams and leaders from the rest of the pack. Organizations with high levels of employee engagement are significantly more profitable, have much higher customer loyalty, stronger productivity and a better reputation with customers than those with moderate engagement. In fact, the average HIGHLY engaged team member can be up to 40% more productive than a disengaged performer. But what are the secrets to highly engaged teams and highly engaged companies? Why do some leaders consistently create highly engaged associates? In this keynote, John shares:
• The four keys to creating high engagement teams and shows why some leaders are consistently able to get high levels of commitment from people
• John gives your leaders daily practices for how leaders can immediately drive engagement for better results
• How to implement simple disciplines and routines guaranteed to create highly engaged teams
Your leaders will not only see their role in driving engagement but will leave with ideas they can implement right away that will lead to significantly higher engagement
John has a great track record of getting leaders to become engagement champions. He’ll leave the audience with a leadership checklist that shows leaders the most important things to do every day to drive engagement and ultimately profits.
Leading For Transformational Change: Turning Resistance into Results
Would you like your people to consistently embrace change and create ongoing innovation? Almost every organization today is experiencing unprecedented change and also needing to drive innovation and transformation to stay successful. Dr. John Izzo has spent an entire career helping leaders and organizations not only embrace change but inspiring them for transformational change. Your audience will discover proven methods for getting others to embrace change. John explains the neuroscience behind change and how to use that knowledge to help others embrace change. The audience will discover the keys to personal resilience and learn how to create a climate for innovation and understand the true source of change resistance and how to overcome it in yourself and your organization. This talk is hard hitting, practical and guaranteed to get your people stepping up to change. You will discover:
• Why people don’t resist change, they resist being changed
• Find out the three keys to getting people to embrace change
• Learn to drive the why and empower people on the how
• Find out how to become more change hardy and able to embrace change
Leading on Purpose
When leaders lead with purpose inspiring a vision of service and greatness, organizations achieve great things. We are not leaders because our business card has a title on it, but because the way we show up every day inspires a deep desire for excellence around us. We develop leaders at all levels in organizations by helping every leader see how to grow their influence, lead change, drive purpose, engage their people and step up to be accountable.
100% Responsibility / 0% Excuses: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything
Taking responsibility means stepping up and seeing yourself as the agent of change, whether it is changing your company or changing the world. Dr. John Izzo shows how “stepping up” creates positive change while improving satisfaction at work and in life. Dr. Izzo’s simple concept, called “100/0” (100% responsibility/zero excuses) can transform a company when we decide to put aside our excuses and take initiative to create change. Filled with inspiring examples of how people have stepped up to make things better, audiences will leave knowing that the more each of us takes personal accountability the better the workplace, the better our life and the better the world. This session can be focused on all levels to foster greater ownership or focused for leaders where he also helps leaders discover how to foster a climate of ownership and accountability. Dr. Izzo shares the following examples from companies he has worked with:
• How a small group of employees got together and transformed service and morale at a large hospital
• How a leader took a dying business unit within a large Telco and got employees to step up creating a “cash cow” for her company
• How a new VP helped drivers take responsibility for the profitability of their individual routes taking his division from worst to first
• How three women with no business experience helped thousands of women get out of poverty in Africa
-President and CEO, TELUS
“At a time when Air Canada is expanding globally, our business is growing at an unprecedented rate, and we have the additional challenge of a multigenerational workforce, John’s insightful findings around the value of purpose resonated with us at every level and will inform our culture change initiatives now and in the future.”
-Senior Vice President, People and Culture, Air Canada
“Dr. John Izzo’s presentation was stimulating, thought provoking and entertaining all at the same time. We were truly amazed how Dr. Izzo was able to incorporate our company’s values and core beliefs into his presentation. We felt like he had been a 20 year member of the team. Very well done, Sir!”
-Director, Professional Relations, WALMART
“We worked with John at our 2011 National Owner/Operator conference. Our Owner/Operator’s were inspired and left with the desire to put into action many of John’s ideas. John’s ability to share his knowledge through story telling left us all wanting more. Over the years, we have heard many speakers and John is by far one of the most impactful we have seen. His messages hit the mark perfectly. The session was described by all as an ‘out of the park home run.”
-National Director of Training, Learning and Develoment, MCDONALDS