Steve blew me away the first time we met. His honesty, passion and obsession about the power of people in the workplace opened my eyes to the possibilities open to great businesses with great people who work together on a common goal. Steve tells with candour the story of Linked In from start up to IPO. He has engaged audiences at my request from C-Suite to front line employees and inspired them to create environments where best people flourish and create real value. I overheard one employee leaving Steve’s talk saying “I get it…it’s all about people!
Success in the digital economy requires an entirely new talent strategy to attract and retain the best people. Steve helps companies reframe what they offer to employees and employees take ownership of uncertain futures. He offers strategy and insight on talent in times of disruption and uncertainty.
Steve shares insights that will help you learn how to lead differently today, how to focus your team and identify your pain points in navigating the new reality as well as their solutions. Steve will help your leaders learn how to communicate and work together as a dispersed organisation. He will teach you ways to help your teams weather a highly uncertain current reality and future. and will help you see how you can use culture as a powerful weapon to calm and focus the team and inspire resiliency.
Steve is frequently sought out as a talent expert on global TV and has been a regular guest on Bloomberg West and CNBC. He is also a regular contributor to Forbes with his column Talent Hacking. He has been interviewed by Forbes, Bloomberg Business, SF Chronicle, Human Resource Executive Magazine, HR Magazine, Quartz, The Channel Company’s IT Best of Breed, Spain’s Expansion and El Pais, Colombia’s El Tiempo and Portafolio, and Mexico’s CNNExpansión, among others.
Steve has just released his debut book, Workquake: Embracing the Aftershocks of COVID-19 to Create a Better Model of Working. In Steve’s words…
“This book has been a passion project since the beginning. My only goal is to help both employees and employers prepare for the new future of work through honest conversation and the creation of better models of working. Using stories, research, and my own thirty years of experience, I believe I have crafted a compelling vision for the human-centered future of work in Workquake. And beginning today, this message will finally be in the public’s hands!”
Steve’s speaker themes include:
- The Future of Work
- Leadership Culture
- Talent Management
- The Future of Recruiting
- The LinkedIn Story