Speaking Topics

In this engaging talk, John explores the transformative impact of automation, artificial intelligence, and responsive technology, and dispels doubts about the role humans will have in this changing landscape.

Using his depth of experience, John provides actionable solutions to maintain interpersonal engagement and harness the true potential of employees. Participants will learn how to embrace technology advancements, close knowledge gaps efficiently, and gamify workforce development for increased productivity. They will also gain insights into the measurable return on investment of team development efforts, supported by real case studies and data.

This talk will empower leaders to navigate the future with confidence, creating a thriving, future-ready workforce.

Key Takeaways

  • Discover practical strategies for incorporating technology advancements to enhance employee experiences, capabilities, and efficiency.
  • Learn effective techniques to design and implement learning activities that close knowledge gaps, maximizing the value of team learning time.
  • Explore the power of gamification in workforce development, uncovering how it can increase interpersonal engagement and productivity within organizations.

This talk delivers core insights and practical solutions from his book “Fire your Hiring Habits” that help leaders find and keep top talent. John shares his calming insights and actionable steps for leaders, with a focus on attracting ideal candidates, retaining employees through growth opportunities, and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, John’s talk equips leaders with valuable strategies for building a strong workforce now and in the future.

Join John as he guides employers toward unleashing the power of talent, enabling organizations to attract, retain, and nurture top performers for long-term success.

Key Takeaways

  • Effective Talent Acquisition: Learn simple tricks and techniques to identify and attract ideal candidates, streamlining the talent acquisition process for your organization.
  • Empowering Retention: Discover the importance of providing a pathway for employee growth and continuous upskilling opportunities. Gain insights on creating an environment where employees feel valued, supported, and motivated to stay and contribute their best work.
  • Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: Understand the benefits of cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. Learn how creating an environment where individuals can bring their whole selves to work leads to higher engagement, productivity, and longer tenures.

In this practical and engaging talk, John will guide employers towards designing and delivering a hybrid workforce environment that brings benefits to both employers and employees. Discover the strategies and tools to maximize communication, engagement, and collaboration regardless of office location. Explore the key success factors for a thriving hybrid work environment, including building a common vision, flexible task organization, and harnessing the intrinsic momentum of your team.

Key Takeaways

  • Embracing the Hybrid Work Model: Learn the advantages of incorporating both virtual and home office settings, and how to effectively implement the tools and technologies to enhance communication, engagement, and collaboration across the hybrid workforce.
  • Key Success Factors: Gain insights into the critical factors that contribute to a successful hybrid work environment. Explore strategies for building a shared vision that aligns remote and in-office teams, creating flexible task organization to accommodate diverse work styles, and leveraging the inherent motivation within your team.
  • Maximizing Collaboration and Engagement: Discover practical techniques and approaches to foster collaboration and engagement in a hybrid work setting. Learn how to leverage technology, effective communication strategies, and team-building initiatives to strengthen connections and drive productivity across distributed teams.

Join John as he presents an insightful talk on leveraging the strengths of multiple generations in the workplace. Discover how dynamic leaders can transform generational differences into a competitive advantage, effectively managing a multigenerational workforce. Learn strategies to tap into the unique talents of each generation, fostering better performance, collaboration, and innovation. Explore how cross-generational knowledge sharing can enhance the skill sets of the entire team, creating a stronger and more integrated workforce.

Key Takeaways

  • Managing a Multigenerational Workforce: Gain insights into effective strategies for managing the strengths of each generation, turning generational diversity into a competitive advantage. Learn how to create an inclusive and harmonious work environment that harnesses the talents of all team members.
  • Turning Differences into Strengths: Discover the power of embracing the unique strengths and perspectives of each generation. Explore how to leverage various communication styles, technological proficiency, and experience to enhance performance, collaboration, and productivity.
  • Building a Stronger, Integrated Skillset: Learn how to foster cross-generational learning and knowledge sharing. Explore methods to encourage employee-led training and mentorship, allowing each generation to pass on their strengths and skills to others, resulting in a well-rounded and dynamic workforce.

Speaker Dr. John W. Mitchell, CEO and author, is the leading expert on solving global workforce issues.

“There is not a shortage of people to hire, there is a shortage of people who actually have the skill sets you need to draw upon.”

“With forward-thinking ideas, innovation—and a Great Reimagining of how we support and grow our employees as people—we can confront the unique challenges of this twenty-first-century workforce.”

Upcoming Speaking Appearances

October 24, 2023

International Partner Day

Taipei City, Taiwan
October 27, 2023


Shanghai, China

Past Appearances

January 25, 2023
August 1, 2023
August 3, 2023
September 27, 2023