The Real Truth About Success: What the Top 1% Do Differently & Why They Won't Tell You
Prepare to laugh and learn as decades of Garrison Wynn’s research reveals what makes owners and managers of top-performing businesses so effective – it’s not what you’d expect! If you enter this keynote session expecting to learn all about best practices and superior products, you’d better read the title again. Standout success in a difficult economy often comes from personal advantages—whether they’re cosmetic or based in leadership communication, personality, resources, or access to privileged information. Speaker Garrison Wynn will reveal the ins and outs of getting the job and advancing in it.
The Truth about Influence: Communicating Safety
Whether you are trying to reduce your number of recordables or prevent a good safety record from creating complacency, this entertaining, customized session is more than just a safe bet. It will get your people laughing, learning and motivated to create a culture of safety while maintaining productivity.
This program focuses on developing the personal influence to make things stick, whether you’re helping leaders move change through their locations or getting workers to look out for each other on the job site. Garrison is authentic – a guy who’s been there. He’s a chemical plant explosion survivor who has developed environmental safety products still in use worldwide. He expertly fuses his experiences into key takeaways such as how to build the trust and relationships that make consistent safety a reality. He delivers those takeaways using a humorous approach that will have serious impact on your event.
Garrison’s presentation can be tailored to focus on what’s most important to your group. Motivation, safety, communication and success tools mixed the way you like it. Below are segments that can be used to build a customized 30-minute to 1hr session.
- What really motivates people to be safe: The truth about influence
- How to get people to listen to you
- We are our brother’s keeper
- How to communicate safety to people who do not want to hear it
- The truth about trust: Team building in action
- Dealing with generational differences: How we see things differently
- Dealing with the motivationally impaired
- Avoiding blame distribution: Working better together
- Getting buy-in and changing behaviors
- How to be right without making people wrong
- Making change work: Dealing with resistance
- Staying motivated by motivating others to be safe
Change is Mandatory...Stress is Optional
Change is something we all have to deal with, but the stress that accompanies change is more of choice. In this heavily researched session, Garrison applies his signature humor to a very serious topic. This fun, comprehensive program offers tools and tips for getting through big change with very little stress. More importantly, it creates an emotional shift for attendees as they see how much control they have over how change affects them. This session also shows attendees how stress is more about what we believe than it is about what is actually happening. From embracing big transitions in technology to dealing with growth or downsizing, this presentation helps leaders, employees and customers implement necessary changes with minimal resistance.
Making the Most of Difficult Situations, Changing Markets & Changing Times
This funny, insightful keynote combines relationship building with no-fluff motivation to deliver real solutions in uncertain times. Speaker Wynn Garrison examines the challenges we face and shows how we can laugh at our problems while using them as catalysts for success. This session covers a lot of ground and provides no-cost, easily implemented, proven solutions that your people can use right away.
Being the Best vs. Being Consistently Chosen
Success is more than being good at what you do: it’s about being consistently chosen to do it. Motivational speaker Garrison Wynn helps people understand why their products, services, or leadership styles (or those of their competitors) are selected. People don’t necessarily choose what’s best – they often choose what they are most comfortable with, whether it’s the best or not. We’ve all heard the importance of best practices and superior knowledge, so why aren’t the smartest people with the most information always in charge or number one in their field? This keynote provides original research on managing expectations and emotions and shows there really is more to success than being the best.
Getting Great Results: Turning Talent into Performance
In this keynote, Garrison Wynn presents results from the largest management survey ever conducted and combines them with real-life management and leadership solutions to help you get the most from your people, regardless of their skill level. He will teach participants how to manage their ego-driven top producers, how to listen like leaders and make their people feel heard, how to hire for talent and turn it into top performance, how to create a culture of excellence with their most promising people, and how to help their low performers fight their way to the middle.
Influencing Safety for All Generations: How to get total buy-in from everyone
Whether you are trying to reduce your number of recordables or prevent a good safety record from creating complacency, this entertaining, customized presentation is more than just a safe bet. It will get you laughing, learning and motivated to create a culture of safety. With a focus on generational differences, the program explains why older employees get stuck in their ways and why younger people are more likely to snap a picture of a fire than run from it! Garrison is an authentic guy, with a varied background in manufacturing and finance and even six years of touring as a professional stand-up comedian. In his teens he worked with Magnavox and baseball legend Hank Aaron; and at age 27, he was the youngest department head in a Fortune 500 company’s history. Garrison not only survived a chemical plant explosion but also developed safety products still being sold in 30 countries! He is the author of the bestseller The REAL Truth About Success, has co-authored with Stephen Covey and has been a weekly contributor to the Washington Post. Garrison’s presentation goes beyond a magnetic performance; it leaves you with research-based solutions from his Fortune 100 client list that you can implement right away.
About Speaker Garrison Wynn…
Garrison helps people make the jump from being great at what they do to developing the qualities it takes to be consistently chosen for the job. He gets them to understand why their products, services, or leadership styles—or those of their competitors— are selected. As he says, “If the world agreed on what’s best, everybody would choose the best and nothing else would be considered. Decision making doesn’t work that way.” His presentations help people become more influential regardless of circumstances.
Garrison has presented to some of the world’s most effective leaders and business developers, from multibillion-dollar manufacturers and national associations to top New York Stock Exchange wire houses. He has a background in manufacturing, telecomm, and financial services and toured as a professional stand-up comedian. In his teens, Garrison worked with Magnavox and baseball legend Hank Aaron to promote the world’s first video gaming system, and by age 27 he became the youngest department head in a Fortune 500 company’s history. He researched and designed processes for 38 locations nationwide and developed and marketed products still being sold in 30 countries. He is the author of the Amazon.com bestseller The REAL Truth About Success, has contributed weekly to The Washington Post, and has coauthored with Stephen Covey. His award-winning success tools receive high praise, but his greatest strength is a magnetic live performance that keeps him in high demand, with more than 600 inquiries and 100 speaking dates per year.