Chris Dyer

Performance Expert

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

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    California, USA

  • Chris Dyer`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Chris Dyer`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

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Why Failing Doesn’t Suck: How to Rejoice in Your Face-Palm Moments

Mistakes, failures, errors, blunders, and mishaps. Are you feeling uncomfortable yet? No one is perfect, but we all hope for a perfect performance at work. Guess what? It’s not going to happen! In this refreshing keynote, Chris Dyer shows how constantly trying to ...

Mistakes, failures, errors, blunders, and mishaps. Are you feeling uncomfortable yet?

No one is perfect, but we all hope for a perfect performance at work. Guess what? It’s not going to happen! In this refreshing keynote, Chris Dyer shows how constantly trying to avoid mistakes can be even more detrimental than the occasional slip-up.

With today’s changing business landscape, innovation is everything. But to drive innovation, employees can’t be paralyzed by self-doubt or the fear of failure. Chris will show how accepting (and expecting) to fail from wrong decisions or poor outcomes is actually a hallmark of good culture. Audience members will learn how to make more room for creativity and healthy risk taking when it matters most.

Making mistakes doesn’t have to be painful. From minor errors to epic failures, come learn how your face-palm moments can lead to colossal business success.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the difference between mistakes and errors, and communicating what’s acceptable
  • Managing mistakes with empathy, transparency, and fairness
  • Following mistakes toward improvement

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WTF?! – 7 Cultural Changes that Matter

re you stuck figuring out where to focus (WTF) to improve engagement and performance? After years of research and countless interviews with top leaders, Chris Dyer has uncovered seven key ingredients that matter in every workplace. These unconventional factors have the power ...

re you stuck figuring out where to focus (WTF) to improve engagement and performance? After years of research and countless interviews with top leaders, Chris Dyer has uncovered seven key ingredients that matter in every workplace. These unconventional factors have the power to transform any culture, kick-starting productivity, performance, and profits.

In this dynamic and interactive keynote, Chris shares the seven things every leader can do better to improve culture and make a real difference, from c-suite all the way down to new managers. Audience members will assess their effectiveness with all seven pillars of workplace culture, and learn where they stand.

And seriously, WTF?! Do you make your strengths stronger or improve your weaknesses? Come find out!

Learning Objectives

  • Uncovering the top seven things that make a difference at work
  • Learning how to better budget time and effort to make improvements
  • Developing a personal plan for WTF

 

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What Your Employees Really Want, but Won’t Tell You

Keeping good employees is so much easier than finding and hiring new ones. But in a world where people always have their eye out for the next best thing, how do you know what will make top talent stick around? You could ask employees what they want, but chances are you ...

Keeping good employees is so much easier than finding and hiring new ones. But in a world where people always have their eye out for the next best thing, how do you know what will make top talent stick around?

You could ask employees what they want, but chances are you won’t get a straight answer. Why? It’s scary to tell leaders what they’re doing wrong, but it can also be hard to articulate exactly what needs to change.

Based on years of research and countless interviews with top leaders, Chris Dyer knows the secrets of what really drives satisfaction and engagement. It isn’t Ping-Pong tables or a Friday afternoon beer cart. And luckily, it isn’t more money either.

In this insightful keynote, you will put your finger on the pulse of your company’s culture and find out what you can do to make it healthier. You will leave with a variety of actionable things you can do immediately to give employees what they want and make your company a better place to work.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the top seven things that make employees stay
  • Capitalizing on your culture’s strengths
  • Improving engagement and retention strategies, with a focus on Millennials

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Listening is Sexy

What is the one quality that people value in virtually any type of relationship? Being a good listener. Unfortunately, listening doesn’t evoke the sexiness it deserves. This provocative keynote aims to change that, since having a company full of purposeful listeners is the ...

What is the one quality that people value in virtually any type of relationship? Being a good listener. Unfortunately, listening doesn’t evoke the sexiness it deserves. This provocative keynote aims to change that, since having a company full of purposeful listeners is the ultimate weapon for building an extraordinary culture.

Listening sounds simple, but if that were true, people would be better at it. The ability to listen meaningfully requires skills that must be learned, then sharpened and honed regularly. Organizational communication expert Chris Dyer will help audience members do an honest assessment of their own listening habits, and provide actionable ways to improve. Chris demonstrates how easy it is to go from listening to reply, to listening to understand. This transformation is linked to higher employee engagement, trust, organizational effectiveness, and profits. Becoming a better listener is well worth the effort! After all, there’s a reason we have two ears and only one mouth.

Learning Objectives:

  • Overcoming barriers to listening, such as internal and external distractions, and cognitive biases.
  • Developing formal and informal communication practices for improving listening
  • Leveraging purposeful listening to build trust, teamwork, and commitment

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Listening is Sexy: Talk Sales to Me, Baby

What is the one quality that people value in virtually any type of relationship? Being a good listener. Unfortunately, listening doesn’t evoke the sexiness it deserves. This provocative keynote aims to change that, since having a sales team full of purposeful ...

What is the one quality that people value in virtually any type of relationship? Being a good listener. Unfortunately, listening doesn’t evoke the sexiness it deserves. This provocative keynote aims to change that, since having a sales team full of purposeful listeners is the ultimate weapon for driving rapid growth.

Listening sounds simple, but if that were true, people would be better at it. The ability to listen meaningfully requires skills that must be learned, then sharpened and honed regularly. Organizational communication expert Chris Dyer will help your sales team do an honest assessment of their own listening habits, and provide actionable ways to improve. Chris demonstrates how easy it is to go from listening to reply, to listening to understand. This transformation is linked to higher employee engagement, trust, organizational effectiveness, and of course, sales! Becoming a better listener is well worth the effort. (And it doesn’t hurt your sex appeal either!)

Learning Objectives:

  • Overcoming barriers to listening to prospects and clients, such as internal and external distractions, and cognitive biases.
  • Developing formal and informal communication practices for improving listening
  • Leveraging purposeful listening to build trust, commitment, and customer loyalty

 

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Sales and Engagement: A Combo That’s Successful AF

All salespeople want to be successful as f*ck (AF), but most have untapped potential. In this high-energy keynote, Chris Dyer shares insightful ways to supercharge your team’s ability to perform. A highly-accomplished entrepreneur, Chris has more than 25 years of ...

All salespeople want to be successful as f*ck (AF), but most have untapped potential. In this high-energy keynote, Chris Dyer shares insightful ways to supercharge your team’s ability to perform.

A highly-accomplished entrepreneur, Chris has more than 25 years of experience growing sales through ingenuity and creativity, all on a shoestring budget. Using unconventional methods, he grew his business by a million dollars in his first year, with virtually no funding. In other words, he’s been successful AF. He applies the principles he’s learned firsthand, along with years of research on performance, to inspire sales teams to reach new heights.

In this interactive and light-hearted keynote, Chris helps salespeople view their efforts through a new lens. Rather than focusing on what’s not working, he helps people understand what is working, and why. This simple change in focusing on positivity, strengths, and celebrating one’s uniqueness unlocks a whole new level of effectiveness.

A highlight of the presentation, Chris takes the audience through an exercise in appreciative inquiry that is proven to help people become better problem solvers. Audience members will leave feeling recharged and ready to get it done.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding personal KPIs and integrating them into daily practices
  • Leveraging uniqueness to build trust, rapport, and commitment
  • Discovering a new way to look at any level of results with positivity and an opportunity to learn

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What Your Prospects Really Want, but Won’t Tell You

When it comes to relating to people who are different from us, humans have a natural inclination to get it wrong. Our cognitive biases get in the way of effectively communicating, and most of the time, we don’t even notice it’s happening. When we have this much trouble ...

When it comes to relating to people who are different from us, humans have a natural inclination to get it wrong. Our cognitive biases get in the way of effectively communicating, and most of the time, we don’t even notice it’s happening. When we have this much trouble truly connecting with others, how do we sell effectively to diverse prospects? In this compelling keynote, Chris Dyer shares a fresh perspective for building relationships with sales leads, understanding what’s important to them, and earning their trust.

A highly-accomplished entrepreneur, Chris has more than 25 years of experience growing sales through ingenuity and creativity, all on a shoestring budget. He applies the principles he’s learned firsthand, along with years of research on performance, to inspire sales teams to reach new heights.

Whether you’re interested in building your sales funnel, strengthening your current relationships, or mastering the art of selling efficiently and effectively, this presentation is for you. You will leave with a variety of actionable things you can do immediately to give prospects what they want and make your business stronger than ever before.

Learning Objectives:

  • Overcoming cognitive biases that hinder performance
  • Understanding the right time to deliver content and pricing in the sales process.
  • Knowing when to shut up and let prospects lead you to the close

 

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About Keynote Speaker Chris Dyer

About Speaker Chris Dyer…

Chris Dyer is a recognized performance expert. Constantly intrigued by what makes some businesses and individuals more successful than others, Chris has dedicated years of research to uncovering what drives productivity and profits.

As a sought-after speaker and consultant, Chris works with leading organizations to help them transform their cultures to boost performance and gain an even greater edge in the marketplace. A certified SCRUM Master, Chris is highly adept at helping teams work through obstacles and find solutions quickly and effectively. He leverages this experience in all aspects of his work.

Chris is the author of The Power of Company Culture, which was released in 2018. He is also the Founder and CEO of PeopleG2, a background check company that has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies.

A passionate talent management enthusiast, Chris is the host of TalentTalk, a popular business podcast that features interviews with top executives about their strategies for hiring and promoting talent.

Chris strongly believes in community involvement, and he is active with a number of organizations. He regularly serves as a judge at entrepreneurial showcases and contests, such as Miller Lite Tap the Future. Additionally, he runs two book clubs for Senior Level and HR Professionals in Southern California. Chris also serves on the board of Working Wardrobes, a non-profit organization that empowers people who are overcoming difficult challenges, such as abuse or homelessness, to confidently enter the workforce and achieve self-sufficiency.

In his free time, Chris enjoys traveling with his wife and kids, and playing live music with his band. He resides in Orange County, California.

Testimonials

“Chris is a world-class speaker. His presentations are straightforward and often with a startling sense of humor.”

Kim Shepherd

CEO, Decision Toolbox

“Chris is an engaging and creative storyteller. His passion for talent and culture continues to engage the audience, while having spot-on implications for anyone looking to improve.”

William Tincup

SPHR, CEO at Tincup & Co, Writer for Fistful of Talent

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