Kaplan Mobray is one of the world’s most dynamic and inspirational business speakers and best-selling author of “The 10Ks of Personal Branding”. An innovative mastermind, Kaplan has inspired and transformed countless lives through his insightful and groundbreaking approach to personal branding and leadership development. Kaplan inspires audiences with practical strategies, “ah-ha moments”, that powerfully create real results to immediately elevate one’s career and improve one’s life.
A highly sought after, vibrant and energetic speaker, professional saxophone player, and entrepreneur Kaplan Mobray learned early in his career that “to master quality of life you must first master quality of effort”. He uses this personal philosophy to develop his extraordinarily creative insights and unique presentation content. Wharton-educated, Kaplan draws from his over 15 years of corporate experience as a successful business executive where he led corporate marketing, advertising, and brand development initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. Through his unconventional and innovative presentation style he teaches organizations how to transform their business, increase their brand reputation and motivates individuals to become effective leaders at all levels.
Kaplan has received worldwide acclaim and numerous awards for his leadership and branding insights. He has been featured on CNN, FOX, Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, Ad Age and shared his message to NFL players at Super Bowls forty-four and forty-five. Prior to his speaking career Kaplan served as U.S . Diversity Programs Leader at Deloitte. Through his latest venture Kaplan is revolutionizing high performance online learning with his virtual interactive Kaplan Mobray Leadership Institute. All of his innovative presentations have been described as life changing events.
The 10Ks of Personal Branding is an electrifying, thought provoking presentation on ten principles to help you build your personal brand. Based on Kaplan Mobray’s best-selling book The 10Ks of Personal Branding, the presentation covers such topics as: the six-second elevator speech, establishing recall, effective networking tips, and leaving a lasting impression. Audience participants will be inspired to think about themselves in a totally new way and learn techniques on how leave a positive impression that builds career success and life focus. It is a life changing event!
This is an inspiring workshop on ten principles to create an effective leader. Based on Kaplan Mobray’s forthcoming book, this innovative seminar takes an unconventional spin on leadership by challenging audience participants to understand their unique leadership qualities in the absence of a role or title. The presentation will challenge the audience through concepts like having a formula for vision, planning for success in succession planning, and how to really know your people. Participants will be inspired to focus on how they make choices as a leader in their daily living that drive impact and create value for others. The 10Ls is a formula for leadership success.
Networking and relationship building are undoubtedly the most effective means to get a job, promote your brand, or help someone find opportunity. But too often, we make the mistake of not planning for the opportunity we want to achieve, and thus networking “happens” by default. The 10Ns of Networking is a fun, interactive workshop that explores how to maximize networking success to drive greater professional and business opportunities. Audience participants will be inspired to take themselves out of their comfort zone and develop an effective approach for making connections, selling themselves and/or their service, and how to drive mutual value as a “connector.”
The 10Ps of Public Speaking explores ten effective strategies for success in public speaking. The principles are designed to help you draw on your strengths and give you tools to alleviate your most common public speaking fears. Through effective techniques such as “the power of the pause” and “using your eyes to gain confidence,” audience participants will walk away with a proven approach to dramatically improve their public speaking capabilities.
Time Out! Have you ever wondered why some people get so much done and why you may be struggling to cross one thing off your to-do list? Time management is a critical driver of success and accomplishment. When you look at time as something you need, you will use it as something you value. However if you let time “happen,” it too will pass you by leaving you with a question of “what happened?” The 10Ts of Time Management covers ten effective principles to help organizations increase workforce productivity and individuals to increase their ability to get things done. In this workshop, Mobray offers the philosophy that if you can convert passive time to active value, you will develop habits that give you more energy and create greater outcomes. The principles are practical, actionable and designed to drive immediate results.
In today’s fast paced environment organizations are looking to get the most out of their people while providing a challenging environment that promotes growth, mobility, and learning. All too often however, leaders and employees see a drop in their productivity because of the nature of how work gets done and the need to “put out fires” in being responsive to complete multiple tasks. When leaders create a culture that rewards new ideas and fresh approaches to problem solving, they create “signature moments” that elevate the performance of their teams and increase employee satisfaction. This workshop is designed to help professionals increase the time and processes that drive innovation and growth in meeting strategic business objectives. Highly interactive, the workshop incorporates brainstorming exercises, benchmarking and improvisation techniques to help attendees bring innovation to their roles and unexpected value to their clients.
Your brand is your packaging not your logo. If your brand was a song what would you sing? And what are the lyrics that tell your customers who you are? This workshop is designed to give business leaders, marketers, and sales professional tools to effectively increase their market positioning through an understanding of how to mobilize their brand in the context of a song. Audience members will walk away with a clearer understanding of how to differentiate their product or service using interactive, web-based tools, and branding techniques that make their products recognizable household names and hit songs in the minds of customers.
Too often, corporations talk about Diversity as needing a connection to its bottom line but don’t devote bottom-line focus on connecting Diversity and innovation in its management practices. When used as a tool to uncover new ideas for business, a well-orchestrated Diversity strategy provides new insights for generating financial growth, and an amazing vehicle for unconventional anticipation of business trends. This insightful and stimulating presentation focuses on turning the Diversity paradigm upside down to help business leaders grasp new thinking for Diversity management practices and practical steps on how to transform their organization to capture greater ROI from Diversity spend.