Talks, Keynotes and Advisory
Blitzscaling: How To Build The Companies of Tomorrow
Blitzscaling is the canonical way to build the world-changing companies of tomorrow. Startups can apply its lessons to grow into enduring market leaders in record time. And grown-up companies can leverage its principles to transform their businesses by maximising their break through opportunities.
In this fast-paced and entertaining talk, I explain the core principles of blitzscaling, help audiences understand whether or not they should apply blitzscaling to their businesses, and educate them on the key transitions and counterintuitive rules of blitzscaling.
This talk can be customized to focus on startups, established companies, or even NGOs and policy-makers.
Blitzscaling for Investors
Blitzscaling is the canonical way to build the world-changing companies of tomorrow. The Blitzscaling framework can be learned and applied by investors to the evaluation and selection of deals in their pipeline, and as a guide to adding value to companies already in their portfolio.
In this fast-paced and entertaining talk, I explain the core principles of blitzscaling, demonstrate the use of the blitzscaling canvas and blitzscalability grader and help audiences understand how to use them evaluate the scalability of companies and determine where to target specific interventions to increase their scaling.
During the talk we will review case studies of well-known companies as well as allow time for interaction and evaluation and discussion of companies proposed by audience members.
The Alliance: Managing Relationships With Employees &Ex-Employees During And After The Covid-19 Crisis
The employer-employee and manager-employee relationships are under more pressure than ever before.
This talk or workshop will teach specific techniques to maintain mutual trust whether you’re being forced to lay off good employees, or ask people to work longer hours to meet increased demand.
If you honor and strengthen your alliance with employees now, they will be more likely to stay with you or return to you when this crisis ends.
Playing The Rebound: What To Do Now To Bounce Back Better FromThe Covid-19 Crisis
When an unprecedented shock like Covid-19 hits, it’s easy to spend all your time reacting to short-term challenges or hunkering down and simply trying to wait things out.
If instead, you start planning out how you’ll play the rebound after the crisis, not only will you bounce back better, you’ll also gain available head start on your competition when the economy comes back to life.
This talk or workshop covers how to assess when your market or industry will turn around, how to capitalize on emerging opportunities during the crisis, and how to use the “slingshot” effect of the rebound to outrace your competitors.
Sample Session Alternatives
• 1-hour Leadership Session (up to 20 people; can also add on a 30-minute presentation)
• 2-hour Strategy Session (up to 5 people)
• Venture Capital Annual Meeting or CEO Summit (free with book purchase)
• Keynote Speech/Fireside Chat
• Half-Day Workshop
• Custom Consulting/Advisory