Each keynote has a narrative arc, highlighting the best of over 500 stories that Greg has profiled in his book and newsletter.
Greg has a background in speechwriting, as well as music, improv theatre, and comedy. His talks blend “page” and “stage”, making them an experience, not a lecture.
Most speakers will tell you they’re interactive, which probably means they ask questions. Greg challenges the audience to become a part of every talk.
Most of all, Greg’s talks are based on real stories of real people, the “normal” folks among us who did remarkable things.
Dry January. The Whole 30. The Year of Yes. The Happiness Project. NaNoWriMo. Inktober. 100 Rejections. Digital detoxes, hackathons, social experiments, and beta testing. Have you noticed that no matter what you want to do, there’s a challenge out there to help get you started? What if you could apply the common principles of all these challenges to achieve your dreams in your life and your work?
In this fascinating talk, Greg Roth weaves together a rich tapestry of stories and wisdom from individuals, teams, and organizations who were willing to experiment and push themselves, little by little. You’ll discover the art and science behind seemingly small challenges that lead to big breakthroughs, why challenges are good for us beyond goal-setting, and how a “challenge mindset” can transform your thinking, your outlook, your approach, your effort, and ultimately your identity.
NOTE: Also available as a companion workshop on goals, habits, systems, and challenge design.
Read about “The Challenge Mindset” at ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference.
We say we want a “culture of innovation”, but what does that mean? And what does that look like every single day? The truth is, culture is made up of small moments over time – we are what we repeatedly do. And over and over, we see successful teams show a willingness to experiment and a bias for action.
Inspired by the increasingly-popular “design sprint” methodology invented at Google Ventures to kickstart innovation, this session teaches you how to build your organization’s creative capabilities through 5 essential skills. You learn how to:
NOTE: Also available as a companion ½-day or full-day workshop, “The 5Ds” or “The Weekly Innovator”.