JOSH LINKNER – TOP HR KEYNOTE SPEAKER
HR is a field that goes far beyond administration. At the core, Human Resources is responsible for maximizing the impact of people, and empowering them to perform at their best, which is why selecting the right keynote speaker for your upcoming event is critically important. You need someone who can energize and transform, inspire and elevate. A proven leader and CEO for over two decades, Josh Linkner will help you drive meaningful outcomes with his extensive experience and unique perspective in hyper-growth leadership and human resources.
Josh Linkner has the depth and experience to not only fire up your team, but also drive real results through his experience as a bestselling author, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and CEO. Throughout his career, he has focused on building a high-performance culture as his secret weapon, which in turn has driven tremendous success. His leadership style is energizing, while simultaneously holding his teams accountable for the highest levels of performance. For your group, Josh will bring a fresh perspective on HR and leadership to your group, drawing on insights from entrepreneurs, jazz musicians, and industry giants.
As a bestselling author, Josh Linkner has been published extensively on the topics of cutting-edge approaches to human resource, leadership, and culture.
Here are a few of his notable articles in the field:
- INC: 7 Steps to a Culture of Innovation
- FORBES: 8 Ways to Undermine Yourself As A Leader
- INC: 11 Leadership Lessons from Jazz Musicians
- FORBES: Why Paying More For A+ Talent is A Bet I’d Place Every Time
- FAST COMPANY: ISM’S: What Are The Values Found In Your Company Culture?
- INC: Why the Best Leaders Are Servants, Not Kings
Motivating your team is only half the battle. Getting fired up is great, but you’ll also want your keynote speaker to share practical tools, strategies, and approaches to drive meaningful results. Here are some outcomes Josh has delivered for HR professionals:
- Ability to challenge assumptions and conventional wisdom
- Courage to foster responsible risk-taking
- Creative strategies to attracting and retaining top talent
- The other side of HR: innovative approaches to maximize performance
- Leveraging of the innovation process to all aspects of leadership and culture
- Development of “everyday creativity” to attack business problems of all sizes
- Fostering a high-performance culture
- Leading Millennials – tapping into the psychology of this generation in order to drive better outcomes
With extensive, personal, and direct experience as a proven leader, there is no better choice for a keynote for your upcoming event. Linkner’s deep knowledge of HR trends and best practices, combined with real-world experience as a veteran CEO, makes him the ideal keynote speaker for your group.
THE TOP 10 REASONS WHY JOSH IS THE PERFECT FIT
With 20+ years as an active CEO, he’s a proven business leader with deep real-world experience. Audiences will relate to Josh’s substance and depth.
Josh’s talks are interactive, fast-moving, and entertaining. Your audience will be fully engaged and leaning forward.
8. UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE
As a five-time tech entrepreneur, professional-level jazz musician, venture capitalist, and rebuilder of his hometown of Detroit, Josh brings a fresh and compelling perspective.
7. REAL TAKEAWAY VALUE
Your audience will leave with meaningful tools, frameworks, and techniques that can be immediately applied to real-world challenges.
6. HIGH ENERGY / INSPIRING
Josh’s enthusiasm consistently inspires audiences. Guests will depart fired up, energized, and ready to reach new heights.
5. VISUALLY STUNNING
You won’t see bullet point lists or text-heavy screens with Josh. Instead, audiences are dazzled with high-resolution photography, energizing HD video clips, memorable props, and gorgeous visual transitions.
4. CAPTIVATING STORIES
Concepts are delivered through rich storytelling — not boring professorial directives. Emotionally-charged stories help the audience retain key points while enjoying a highly entertaining experience.
3. ZERO DRAMA
No outrageous demands. No diva-like requests. Instead, Josh is professional, accommodating, and easy to work with at every step.
2. CUSTOM CRAFTED
Instead of a ‘canned’ speech, Josh takes the time to learn about your organization, audience, and key objectives. His presentation will be on-point, relevant, and customized to your specific needs.
1. HIGH IMPACT
Josh will make every minute count. Your audience will be moved and inspired while gaining practical tools to improve their performance. He will do whatever it takes to ensure your event is a roaring success.