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“Adrian definitely impressed our group, and his ratings surpassed those of any other speaker we’ve ever had. In fact, he’s the only speaker we’ve ever invited back. We are still rating our speakers on a ‘Gostickmeter’.

Sally Williams Keenan

Director of Laboratory Services, Holzer Health Systems

“Adrian’s messages were right on and resonated beautifully with all. His wonderful delivery on insightful leadership lessons with great humor captured the minds and hearts of all. As one participant said, ‘Adrian spoke for an hour and if he went for 2 hours we’d still be with him.’ “

Tom Joyce

CEO, Danaher

“Not only was Adrian’s message PERFECT with what we wanted as a team, but his high-energy, straightforward and FUN style really kept the team engaged. During our banquet I was told time and again that the highlight of the day was Adrian’s message.

Mark Lindstrom

Executive Vice President, Coffee Bean

“Adrian definitely impressed our group, and his ratings surpassed those of any other speaker we’ve ever had. In fact, he’s the only speaker we’ve ever invited back. We are still rating our speakers on a ‘Gostickmeter’.

Shari Kebler

Director of Laboratory Services, Holzer Health Systems

“Absolutely perfect and aligned to what we want—a high performance culture. Feedback from all attendees has been excellent! He left us all with practical tools to improve our leadership and company.”

Sheila Rider

SVP, Human Resources, Hudson's Bay Company

“An impactful, energizing presentation. Our surgeons were all extremely impressed with Adrian’s ability to weave his work with our organizational challenges and provide practical solutions. Absolutely flawless!

Christopher Sonnenday

Surgical Director of Transplantation, Michigan Medicine

“We thought about cancelling but are so glad we didn’t. He took a distracted and nervous group and gave them hope. Now we have tools to use in this crisis.”

Allison A.

Quanex Corporation

“My sincerest thanks for your role in our AMITA Health Leadership Symposium yesterday. We are receiving RAVE reviews about your keynote! Thank you again for making the Symposium a truly impactful event for our leaders.”

Diane Leeming

VP Learning and Organizational Development, Amita Health

“Adrian gave a terrific presentation on employee engagement at our leadership meeting. He stimulated a lot of energized discussion, and everyone enjoyed his talk very much. I especially appreciated that he went the extra mile to understand our particular issues and focal points and work them seamlessly into his presentation.”

Kathryn Cassidy

Corporate SVP & Treasurer, General Electric

What can I say, Adrian was awesome! He delivered a fantastic message that left our people inspired at our annual GM conference. We will see him again soon.”

GJ Hart

CEO, California Pizza Kitchen

“The feedback was outstanding! Adrian made a significant and impactful contribution to our meeting and our journey as a company. Everyone is talking about ‘being in the wheelbarrow’ and being ‘all-in.’ We now have some highly motivated senior leaders.

Mark Beck

CEO, Jeld-Wen

Keynote Topics

Building an All-In Culture, Managing Change and Enhancing Engagement

THE DILEMMA:

While most leaders understand their most reliable competitive advantage comes from their people, few know how to get their teams “all in”—convincing employees to buy into the strategy they’ve put forward.

THE RESULT:

Adrian offers managers at all levels specific how-tos for each step, and tells fascinating stories of leaders in action that vividly depict just how these powerful methods can be implemented.

THE AUDIENCE:

Designed for senior leaders and managers (can be tailored to include all employees), Adrian has presented on culture and engagement to corporate audiences and conferences worldwide. The session is always customized to an organization’s specific culture challenges based on pre-calls, interviews and research.

The 5 Disciplines of Today's Most
Effective Work Groups

THE DILEMMA:

96% of executive cite poor collaboration as the main source of workplace failures. How can we lead teams to improved performance given the volatility and challenges teams face today, including: increased speed of change, the need to work more cross-functionally, the emergence of more remote, global & gig workers, and the rise of Millennials & Gen Z.

THE RESULT:

Adrian’s research shows a set of disciplines makes the biggest difference. He helps manage generational differences, speed productivity, inspire innovation and robust debate, and create true alignment around customers.

THE AUDIENCE:

Designed for audiences of all levels—from individual contributors to CEOs—Adrian Gostick has presented on teamwork to corporate audiences and conferences worldwide. The session is always customized to an organization’s specific culture challenges based on pre-calls, interviews and research.

8 Leadership Practices
for Extraordinary Business Results

THE DILEMMA:

Leadership is about people, but many managers get so busy they lose sight of those who deliver the results. The best leaders have high expectations for their team members while also creating environments where their people know the plan, are focused on areas that need attention, and feel appreciated for every step forward.

THE RESULT:

The payoffs in getting this right come not only in leaders boosting performance and morale, but in gaining a better understand of their team members, how they are contributing, and what more they have to give.

THE AUDIENCE:

Designed for senior leaders and managers (can be tailored to include all employees), Adrian Gostick has presented on leadership issues to corporate audiences and conferences worldwide. The session is always customized to an organization’s specific culture challenges based on pre-calls, interviews and research.

Why Adrian Gostick?

Guaranteed to deliver actionable takeaways

Adrian’s keynote speeches are not just engaging and inspiring, they also help drive actionable results. He’ll leave your audience with insights and practical takeaways that can be immediately implemented in any team or organization. Be prepared to learn a new skill or two!

A truly
interactive experience

Highly energetic, Adrian engages even the largest audiences on what feels like a personal level. He often spends as much time amongst the audience as he does on stage in front of them. Regardless of the topic, he will relate it by incorporating audience members into the speech. Add in a variety of projectiles and any group will be on the edge of their seats.

Customizable to any audience or situation

Your organization is unique, so you deserve a unique keynote speaker to engage your audience. When you book Adrian, you aren’t getting someone who jumps on stage with a pre-canned speech. Adrian gets to know your organization, your people, and your challenges through pre-event calls, research, and interviews.

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