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Lisa Ryan

Lisa Ryan

Engagement and Retention Expert Helping Organizations Make Positive Workplace Culture Changes

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Fee Range: 5000-9999, 10000-19999
  • Valid. Real. Relevant. Humorous. Encouraging.
  • Helping keep your employees from becoming someone else’s.

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Are you frustrated with your employees’ lack of commitment and passion? Do you wish you could connect with your team members in a meaningful way? Are you seeing their negative attitudes affect your company’s relationships with your customers?

Lisa Ryan, CSP, can help.

As a Certified Speaking Professional, an award-winning speaker and author of ten books, Lisa works with her clients to develop employee and client engagement initiatives and strategies that keep their top talent and best clients from becoming someone else’s.

Lisa’s expertise includes: strengthening workplace culture, improving employee engagement, increasing customer retention, and initiating gratitude strategies (“Grategies”) for personal and professional transformation. Lisa’s participants enjoy her high energy, enthusiastic delivery and quick wit and they leave the session with ideas they are committed to acting on immediately to make positive workplace culture changes.

Lisa costars in two films with other experts including Jack Canfield of “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” She is the Past-President of the National Speakers Association, Ohio Chapter and holds an MBA from Cleveland State University.

Sweat the Small Stuff: Gratitude Strategies to Boost Your Business and Lift Your Life

Mother Teresa once said, “We are more starved for appreciation than we are for bread.” If you are looking for an inspirational program that has both personal and professional positive impact, this is for you.

In this keynote, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and be reminded of principles that make a difference. Using research, anecdotes, personal stories and experiences, Lisa Ryan gives you simple tools to create a happier, less stressed-out life. Give yourself the gift of a little self-care today for a better tomorrow.

In her entertaining, interactive and FUN program, Lisa Ryan, will S.H.O.W. you the immense power of gratitude in four areas.

You’ll discover how gratitude changes your SELF – your perspective, the way you look at what happens to you. Current gratitude research will be presented to show WHY this is such a powerful practice.

You’ll realize that there are abundant HEALTH benefits from gratefulness including your heart, immune system, and ability to have sounder sleep.

You’ll understand how gratitude improves relationships with OTHERS and will have a few strategies to try during and after the session.

Finally, you’ll find out the influence of gratitude on WEALTH, in all areas of your personal life and your business environment.

By attending this program, you will:

• Experience a simple daily practice that positively impacts every area of life

• Explore ways to strengthen your immune system in just five minutes a day.

• Learn gratitude strategies (Grategies) that strengthen your relationships

• Awaken a newfound sense of appreciation no matter what is going on in your life right now

You will leave this program with specific ideas that produce dramatic and positive results in your perspective health, wealth and happiness.

Manufacturing Engagement: Smart Strategies to Keep Your Top Talent from Becoming Someone Else’s

The raging war for talent combined with a shrinking candidate pool makes is critical for organizational leaders to figure out how to keep their top employees from leaving. Creating a workplace culture that works means that implementing new ideas and effective ways of engaging with team members. With an engaged workforce, employees work harder, have fewer safety incidents, and are more loyal and profitable to their employer.

During this session, we explore a six-step process that gives the participants the tools they need and can use immediately. Attendees will learn from the content, share with each other, and discuss the best practices they use to create a workplace culture that attracts and retains the very top employees while increasing profitability, productivity and reducing downtime.

By attending this program, participants will:

  • Discover the five contributing factors to lead to employee engagement
  • Drive the creation of productivity-enhancing ideas by providing a safe environment for employees to fail
  • Identify the top three management actions that create an employee’s emotional connection to the organization
  • Explore the biggest drivers of job satisfaction and discuss strategies for implementation
Mastering the Millennial Mindset: How to Attract and Retain Emerging Leaders

With approximately 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day, your organization’s succession-planning efforts can make a huge difference in the long-term success of your business. It’s more important than ever to attract the best employees you can hire while dealing with ever-shrinking sources to find qualified talent. Even more critical, is keeping your new hires from leaving after spending substantial time, money and human resources to get them onboard.

With a potential of as many as 2 million manufacturing jobs being unfulfilled by 2025, there’s no time to waste. By learning these critical communication and engagement strategies now, you will prepare your company to not only survive, but thrive in the future.

By the end of this session, participants will:

  • Explore how millennials differ from both older and younger, non-millennials in significant ways
  • Discuss the noteworthy commonalities that millennials share with non-millennials
  • Uncover functional and emotional attributes that are most relevant to Millennials
  • Implement strategies to build employee engagement across multigenerational teams
Sweat the Small Stuff: Why Attention to Detail Helps You Create a Corporate Culture that Rocks

If you want your organization to be a force for the future, it’s critical that you recognize and engage your employees more powerfully than you have in the past. Legendary cultures start with a commitment to building a foundation of trust, supporting your employees in their career aspirations, applauding their efforts and serving the mission that is greater than your company alone.

When organizations pay attention to the “little things,” they maintain a higher retention rate, improved productivity and increased profitability than companies who ignore the niceties that create a positive corporate culture. With Gallup reporting that approximately 68% of the workforce is disengaged or actively disengaged, this clearly is an issue you don’t want to ignore.

This session is chock-full of ideas, interactions and implementable actions that attendees can put into practice immediately. “Sweat the Small Stuff” gives you the tools you need to succeed.

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  • Effectively articulate and recognize employee accomplishments in the way THEY want to be acknowledged
  • Develop an engagement program based on authentic action aligned with your company culture
  • Create a foundation of trust that creates emotional connection to the organization
  • Verbalize specific feedback – both positive and negative – to acknowledge employee contributions and give them the tools they need for further development
Mastering the Millennial Mindset: How to Attract and Retain Emerging Leaders

Did you know that the Department of Labor found that 64% of working Americans leave their jobs because they don’t feel appreciated? Or that Gallup research shows that 70% of working Americans say they receive no praise or recognition on the job? When leaders take the time to recognize and appreciate their peers and their staff members, retention, productivity and overall work satisfaction increases dramatically.

Showing appreciation at all levels of an organization fundamentally connects people to one another. When leaders learn to communicate their appreciation to their employees, they create stronger engagement levels throughout the organization. This session will show you how the art and science of appreciation in the workplace impacts managers, peers, staff and team members, making a noticeable difference in your workplace culture.

By attending this session, participants will

  • Discover why “giving too much appreciation” elevates, rather than diminishes, its effect
  • Discuss the power of language in the workplace and how properly saying “thank you” boosts employee contributions and connection to the organization
  • Experience the physical benefits of gratitude through activities that reduce the stress response
  • Explore simple ideas that strengthen all relationships, both personally and professionally
Recognition Professionals International
I sat in Lisa’s session and found myself doing something I don’t do very often on a topic of which I’ve seen more than 100 speakers - I sat up in my chair and listened. Why? Because Lisa defined what should have been a familiar topic and made me look at it from a new perspective.
Impact Solutions
As a CEO and psychologist, I have had the opportunity to attend a significant number of meetings, conventions, conferences and training seminars. I must say that I found your content, delivery and relevance to anyone in a leadership role to be among the best I have witnessed.
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