Become a Sought-After Opportunity Maker
In our tech-enabled world bad and good can hit faster, travel farther and become more contagious. Thus, more than wealth, talent, hard work or even charisma, the most valuable individuals are those who can recruit the right team to seize opportunities, solve problems and innovate faster and better than others. They share three “mutuality minded” traits: capacity to connect with unexpected allies who have complementary talents, ability to recognize methods that leverage value for all participants and be more deeply connected and widely quoted. Kare literally demonstrates concrete cues to hone these interconnected skills and offers research-based actionable insights. Nothing optimizes collective performance more than spurring and enabling diverse people to use their best talents together around strong sweet spots of mutual interest. This approach clearly resonates as it has attracted over 2.3 million views of Kare Anderson’s TED talk on this topic.
Hidden Behavioral Cues That Boost or Bust Credibility and Quotability
Your in-person and online actions are never neutral. Those who emanate warmth, competence and a mutuality mindset attitude (thus accomplishing something greater together) are most likely to be trusted as allies and collaborators and leaders. Discover exactly how to emanate that kind of presence and values. Then further leverage your impact by learning three specific ways to become more credible, memorable and frequently quoted. As well, learn how to become a trusted expert to some of your key journalists. Learn from a former NBC and WSJ journalist, who has spent the past decade translating behavioral and communication research into ways to attract and provide smarter support sooner. Four Outcomes: Learn how to become a one of a kind expert, Discover how to bring out others' better side sooner so they see and support yours, Practice ways to communicate to connect and spur others’ bragging rights in retelling your ideas &Become the glue that holds diverse groups together so you accomplish more, become indispensable and attract more opportunities.
Become the Unforgettable Face of Your Organization
Do people stop listening before you stop talking? More than your smarts, good intentions, wealth, or even attractiveness your most vital traits in this increasingly complex, connected and information-flooded world are your capacity to be more widely quoted and deeply connected with diverse, sometimes unexpected allies. That’s the only way to stay relevant and sought-after. Literally see demonstrated the three vital behavioral cues that bring out others’ better side so they naturally see and support yours. Discover seven core methods ways to turn every in-person or virtual situation into an opportunity to demonstrate value and create opportunity with and for others. Learn the A.I.R. formula for making every message memorable, meaningful and actionable. From a once phobically shy stutterer-turned-global journalist discover how to turn the next chapter of your life into the adventure story you were truly meant to live with others. As David Rockefeller Jr., said after hearing Kare speak, “She will forever change how you see yourself and your world.”
Turn Employees Into Avid, Articulate Ambassadors of Your Firm’s Brand
Perhaps the biggest missed opportunity to attract more customers --and retain top talent -- is to support your employees in engaging with customers, prospects and other key stakeholders in timely and helpful ways. Such connectivity strikes fear into the hearts of many executives, yet the upside benefits can far outweigh the mistakes. With the right rules in place and apt training, employees who are entrusted to be brand ambassadors are likely to strengthen relationships inside and outside your firm, see problems and opportunities sooner, generate greater shared learning with each other and boost esprit de corps. From an expert on communicating-to-connect discover exactly how to make your employees credible and compelling ambassadors for your firm. Three Outcomes: Optimize your organization's talents and contacts to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders, Solve problems and seize opportunities faster and better by involving more and Spur relevant learning and esprit de corps among employees as they engage more with key stakeholders and with each other around meaningful projects and relationship building.
Make Your Conference More Meaningful by Storyboarding the Sequence of Scenes They Experience
Just as a movie director storyboards the sequence of scenes to pull audiences into the story, you can increase the number of positive multi-sensory and human interaction moments your “audience” feels when stepping into your place or event. From the first sight to the last touch, increase the multi-sensory cues that nudge people to participate more fully and meaningfully. Those who manage events can evoke a more memorable experience using Kare’s behavioral research-based storyboarding method. Discover how to conduct an “Exposures Audit”, to then craft the moment-by-moment, one-of-a-kind experiences that others rave about.
Kare Anderson is an Emmy-winning former NBC and Wall Street Journal journalist, now connective behavior and quotability speaker, author and columnist. Her TED talk on The Web of Humanity: Be an Opportunity Maker has attracted over 2.3 million views. Her TEDx talk on Redefine Your Life Around a Mutuality Mindset is now a standard session for employees and invited clients at 14 national and global corporations. Her ideas have been cited in 16 books. Her clients are as diverse as Salesforce, Novartis, and The Skoll Foundation. She was a founding board member of Annie’s Homegrown and co-founder of nine women’s political PACs. Kare is the author of Opportunity Makers, Mutuality Matters, Moving From Me to We, Beauty Inside Out, Walk Your Talk, Getting What You Want, and Resolving Conflict Sooner. She serves on the advisory boards of The Business Innovation Factory, TEDxMarin, and World Affairs Council Marin. Discover more at her blog, Moving From Me to We.