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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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If you’re looking for an employee engagement keynote speaker who will preach platitudes about pizza parties and ping pong tables, Krister is not your guy.

As a keynote speaker, Krister speaks about employee engagement where the rubber meets the road – improving the interactions between people, peers and leaders within a company.

As the world's first Leadership Archaeologist, Krister’s keynotes highlight stories of his adventures to leadership lands yet undiscovered by traditional business media.  He spins a tale of a perspective-shifting journey to uncover the leadership secrets that eluded him while he was the award-winning CEO of a global tech company that grew 3,000% - from a handful of people to hundreds of employees in 8 countries, on 5 continents.

Krister’s keynotes teach audiences to be better peers and better bosses, while inspiring employees at all levels – that is, leaders and non-leaders – to take responsibility for their own engagement level and hold people accountable for stopping the behaviors that destroy the engagement of those around them.

If he’s speaking to audiences that are primarily leaders, Krister focuses on the #1 key to increasing employee engagement - building better bosses. He teaches a set of practical leadership and emotional intelligence tools that every leader can immediately implement to increase employee engagement within their teams. Why? Because managers account for 70% of the variance in employee engagement, according to a 2014 Harvard Business Review article.

Before becoming a top rated employee engagement keynote speaker, Krister experienced firsthand the difference between bad leaders and good ones – because he’s been both himself. Krister shares his inspiring personal leadership transformation from “difficult boss” to CEO of a global event technology company that won 5 consecutive Top Workplace Awards.

Krister creates employee engagement keynotes personalized to your audience’s needs by hand-selecting the tools  from Leadership Archaeologist’s Toolkit that will deliver the most ROI for your attendees. The Leadership Archaeologist’s Toolkit is a set of tools to help leaders inspire followership covering a wide-range of leadership topics, including employee engagement, emotional intelligence, servant leadership and the language of listening.


TESTIMONIALS

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“Krister was a memorable and incredible speaker. His talk had the audience fully engaged in his inspiring story of the unique, practical, and surprising leadership lessons he learned during and after his time as a successful CEO.”
Bernice Chao, Creative Director,
TEDxCulverCity

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“Krister blends Brené Brown’s compassion with Dan Pink’s discovery and storytelling. Powerful yet humble. Energizing yet practical. Krister shares surprising ideas and approaches from around the world that make a huge impact.”
Doug Bauche, Chief Credit Officer
Enterprise Bank & Trust

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I would highly recommend Krister for your next keynote. Krister’s approach to leadership is all about discovery. He takes you on a journey looking in unexpected places for the secrets of leadership. He helps your people realize their full potential."
Vicki Hawarden, VP of Events, 
Meeting Professionals International



WATCH KRISTER SPEAK


EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT SPEAKING TOPICS

Every keynote is personalized to your objectives and your audience. Employee engagement keynotes typically blend topics of employee engagement, emotional intelligence and management communication skills. 

THE KEY TO BOOSTING EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: BUILD BETTER BOSSES!

Bosses’ behavior accounts for 70% of the variance in employee engagement. Learn the leadership behaviors that maximize employee engagement.

THE Language of LeaderSHIP

Leadership communication secrets learned by observing leaders speaking 10 languages in 40 countries, spanning 5 continents.

WHY COMPANIES OUTGROW LEADERS (AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT)

“If you have a great leadership team, it’s only a matter of time before success finds you.” The single greatest constraint to revenue growth is leadership bandwidth. Learn how great companies promote from within.

EMOTIONAL EINSTEINS: How Logical Leaders Learn EMotional Intelligence

In a world where the war for talent is escalating, emotional intelligence is critical to retaining people and maximizing the results of our teams.


TOP 8 REASONS TO BOOK KRISTER

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8. CEO CREDIBILITY

Krister is a proven hyper-growth CEO, with a shelf full of awards to show for it.

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7. GLOBAL

Krister has traveled to 40 countries, built companies in six, lived in three.

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6. PERSONALIZED

No canned speeches here. Every event is uniquely tailored to the specific needs and objectives of the audience.

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5. PROFESSIONAL

From the first call to the thunderous applause of your audience, Krister is the epitome of professionalism, responsiveness, and service.

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4. SURPRISING

Unlike any other speaker, Krister takes audiences on a vulnerable journey of discovery, packed with unexpected twists, actionable ideas, and powerful inspiration.

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3. AUTHENTIC

Krister shares his setbacks, not only his successes. His deeply personal, revealing approach leaves audiences leaning forward and then leaping to their feet.

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2. ACTIONABLE TIPS

Krister’s keynotes are fun and energizing, but audiences get more than a good time. They emerge with practical and actionable ideas and insights to drive meaningful performance for years to come.

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1. INSPIRING

Krister’s principles come to life through energizing, uplifting, and memorable stories that moves audiences to courageous actions - personally and professionally.