Speaking

Zach is a dynamic, exciting, and engaging speaker who involves the audience while using cutting-edge research in organizational learning, performance, and change to tell the story of how a sense of Authentic Purpose can transform what we do as people, teams, and organizations. 

Zach has spoken to college students, organizations, and professional associations throughout the country and has engaged audiences from 5 to 5,000. He designs all keynotes and presentations custom to the needs, wants, and desires of the client and most importantly the audience.

Zach structures and assesses his custom keynotes by asking himself and clients the questions:

  • What do you want your audience thinking?
  • What do you want them feeling?
  • What do you want them motivated to do?
 
 
Every minute of Zach’s presentation was a gift. He helped me see WHY it is important to be better in my job and in my life.
— CO and WY Advising Association Keynote Attendee

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Zach is a dynamic, exciting, and engaging speaker who involves the audience while using cutting-edge research in organizational learning, performance, and change to tell the story of how a sense of authentic purpose can transform what we do as people, teams, and organizations. 

He has found that three critical elements can transform our lives and work: (1) The belief that you matter, (2) Knowing why, and (3) Consistently delivering "why."

Zach has spoken to college students, organizations, and professional associations throughout the country and has engaged audiences from 5 to over 4,500 people. He designs all keynotes and presentations custom to the needs, wants, and desires of the client and most importantly the audience.

Zach structures and assesses his custom keynotes by asking himself and clients the questions:

  • What do you want your audience thinking?
  • What do you want them feeling?
  • What do you want them motivated to do?

Most POPULAR Topics

While Zach customizes all of his keynotes to meet a variety of needs and requests. His most popular talks include: 

"LIVING and Leading WITH AUTHENTIC PURPOSE"

Refocusing on the “why” of our lives and work can radically transform every "thing" that we do as people and organizations on a daily basis. When we live, lead, and work with authentic purpose we can transform not only our own work but the experiences of everyone who interacts with us. This presentation and/or series of workshops will take audience members on a reinvigorating journey towards reflecting on the global, authentic purpose of their work and applying the concept of authentic purpose to the processes in our lives and organizations.

Utilizing both examples of successful purpose-driven entrepreneurs, college students, nonprofits, and private companies along with true stories of global impact derived from seemingly routine tasks, the session will help to empower audience members to re-frame and optimize their work by focusing on the “why?”.

Uplifting. Powerful. Useful. Impacting. Applicable. Thank you!
— National Orientation Directors Association Annual Conference Attendee

Formats: 30, 45, 60 minute keynote or workshop, 3-hour applied training, individual coaching

"Customers are Humans, Too: DELIVERING PURPOSEFUL HUMAN EXPERIENCES"

We create experiences within each moment of our lives and work; and the outcomes of even our smallest and seemingly insignificant actions and interactions have either positive or negative long-lasting consequences for our organizations and the people we serve. Zach takes a different approach to customer experience design by taking a purpose-driven, human-centered approach and uses research on interpersonal communication and experience design to empower participants to realize and unleash their potential to create positive, dynamic, and lasting experiences for their customers to ultimately produce tangible results for their organizations.

In his talks and training programs, Zach focuses on three guiding principles of customer experience design with engaging stories and contemporary examples.

Zach believes that to deliver world-class customer experiences, you must…

1.    Believe your job changes the world.
2.    Know why your job exists.
3.    Deliver your why.

Formats: 30, 45, 60 minute keynote, 2 or 4 hour training or full day training.

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