Amy Lynch

Amy Lynch

Generational Specialist
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Gen-Savvy Sales
Why the generations buy what they buy and how to get their attention so they will Sales techniques that win with one generation can turn off another entirely. This session helps you adapt your approach and sell more effectively to multiple generations of customers and clients. In Gen-Savvy Sales, we reveal the core values and triggers for each generation, along with their innate attitudes about sales and salespeople. We apply those generational behaviors to your company's sales process, giving you use-it-today strategies. You’ll leave this session with real-life examples of what to say and when to say it in order to resonate with your target generation. You’ll be able to anticipate objections particular to each age group, and you’ll avoid missteps that result in lost sales. Note: Many clients use this session as a reward for high performers. Gen-Savvy Sales strategies help them up their game to new levels.

“Did You Just Say What I Think You Said?”
Speak the Language of the Generations
Not getting through? Odds are it’s not personal—it’s generational. In this session we get to the bottom of differences in communication styles, attitudes and work ethic. You’ll leave this session able to recognize generational communication gaps and to bridge them.

Lead Multiple Generations Through Change
Predict how each generation will react to change, and frame your message in ways they will hear. You’ll leave the program prepared to help all the generations embrace what comes next.

ROI on Generation Y
Explore the work ethic and communication style of Millennials. Learn how to attract and engage them. We help you make business sense of the soon-to-be-largest generation in the workplace.

(For Nonprofits and Agencies) Why Can’t They Be Like We Were?
Each generation of volunteers, members and donors is different. Whether we’re talking about committee membership, an annual gala or a professional conference, generational reactions range from “can’t wait” to “what a chore.” Use this session to align the generations behind your mission.

Innovation From Every Generation
Create the conditions that free the generations to take risks and deliver value. This session explores how each generation defines innovation and identifies the factors that drive them to make their work better, better and better still.

Why Book Amy Lynch?

  • Amy is an entrepreneur.
    She has negotiated with, worked with, managed and been managed by four distinct generations. Amy speaks from experience. While others talk about generational awareness, Amy's clients apply her techniques and strategies in their businesses every day.

  • She has done standup, and it shows.
    Amy segues between flashes of "Oh, that's me" insight and laugh-out-loud observations about every generation. The result is rapid-fire ah-ha moments that change audience behaviors.

  • Amy motivates audience by making them smart.
    She translates complex demographics into everyday examples audiences recognize immediately. She helps your team understand why it's essential to change intergenerational behaviors so you can get results.

  • She is a triathlete.
    Amy brings race-day insights to the stage and applies lessons learned on her bike and in the water to the workplace.

  • Interaction is part of the package.
    Amy's spontaneous, big-hearted give and take with audiences shows people she is focused on their success, and the success of every generation.
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    Amy Lynch is a renowned speaker and respected authority on aligning multi-generational teams in the workplace. Her presentations are both interactive and full of energy, helping managers and leaders completely engage the talents of each generation for better bottom line results.

    Amy holds an M.A. in literature, with an emphasis on cognitive theory and composition. Starting her career as a curriculum designer, she moved on to magazine editor, a position that required managing all four generations. She has launched and sold publications, and is the recipient of Parents Media Awards and an Utne Alternative Media Award. She has also received the writer-in-residence grants from Ragdale Foundation, Hambidge Center and the HedgeBrook Foundation.

    Audiences describe Amy as a masterful storyteller. Using her own experience as an entrepreneur, speaker and author she is able to tell humorous anecdotes and stories that help each generation recognize its own behaviors.

    Amy regularly lecturing at the business schools of Belmont and Vanderbilt Universities but has also enlightened and entertained with many keynote speeches and workshops. She has spoken in the US and abroad, her audiences include Comcast, MTV, Tetra Pak, the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, Executive Women International and various state governments and federal agencies. Additionally there have been a host of engineering, financial and accounting firms.

    As an author, Amy has researched and written about Millennials as they move through the educational system and into the workplace. She authored the award-winning ‘How Can You Say That?’ about parent-teen communication. She is currently working on a new book, in collaboration with other members from BridgeWorks team, about strategic sales and customer serice in a four-generation marketplace. Amy has also written numerous articles in publications such as Success, First for Women, and Ms. And Self. Her ideas have been featured in the Boston Globe, USA Today, the Dallas Morning News, the Chicago Tribune, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and NBC Nightly News.

    In her free time Amy enjoys Skyping with her daughters and granddaughter. She has completed three triathlons, and has a fourth one planned.

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    “Bravo! You really know how to hold an audience! Your take-action advice is immediately useful.”
    --Career Systems International

    “Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Words cannot express how much we enjoyed and valued your keynote. Working with you is always a treat.“
    --The Conference Board of Canada

    “Your platform skills and content are terrific. Our staff loved the session—interactive, lots of fun and instructive. You really hit the mark!”
    --U.S. Senate

    “Your keynote was the highlight of our conference. Our people have already asked to have you back next year to talk about Gen Edge!”
    --Accounting Principals

    “Our bankers loved the keynote and the workshop. I heard many, many favorable comments. These are ideas we need in our industry if we are to reach younger generations.”
    --Texas Bankers Association

    “You kept us laughing and gave us eye-opening insight into why planners reach some generations and fail with others.”
    --Collage for Financial Planning

    "Amy did a fantastic job hitting on all the key areas that we had pre-discussed that we were looking for. We received really good comments from our audience and didn't hear anything but positive comments. Her presentation style kept the audience engaged as she got them involved to respond. Our global President was present and he said she was spot."
    --Sandvik Coromant Co.

    "If you are looking for an expert that can relate to the hiring of Professional Technical staff considering the impact of generational differences, Amy is the right person for you. She knows what she is talking about and more importantly knows how to speak to her audience. She gives you some practical ideas to take away from her keynote. Outstanding."
    --Executive Events & Management Co.

    "Amy’s presentation on leading multi-generational teams was very thorough and thought provoking. Our attendees were engaged and appreciated her real life examples. Overall, we would recommend her."
    --New Jersey Association of Realtors