Keynotes On
Business & Leadership Storytelling

Experiential, inspiring, and high-impact keynotes on business and leadership storytelling—influencing and persuading senior leadership to execute bold strategies and innovations.

Nick Jankel—a highly experienced, sought-after, and truly professional speaker—inspires and invites audiences to unlock the code of storytelling and influencing ethically, and introduces a unique framework and set of tools for both crafting and telling powers narratives of change and innovation.

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Top Keynote Speaker On Business & Leadership Storytelling

Nick Jankel is a top 50 global professional keynote speaker who shares penetrating and inspiring insights into how to lead significant change, transformation, and innovation born from 25 years on the frontlines of disruptive innovation, purpose-driven entrepreneurship, and transformational leadership.

Nick is a sought-after and accomplished keynote speaker and futurist who helps audiences make sense of and simplify complexity, understand what is coming and what is possible, and understand how they can metabolize unstoppable disruption into value-creating, customer-centric ideas, insights, and innovations.

Nick is an award-winning author of multiple books on transformation and leadership, has been a master transformation coach on two global TV shows, and is a thought leader who has spoken at the illustrious Aspen Ideas Festival, The Economist Innovation Summit (alongside Elon Musk), and at Talks@Google.

    “Nick was a great keynote speaker who immediately captured our attention and kept it from start to finish thanks to his delivery style. I am inspired and encouraged to apply his concepts.”

 

Senior Technical Writer, Wolters Kluwer

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“Inspiring and enlightening!”

 

SVP, Microsoft

Some Key Takeaways Of Nick’s
Keynotes On Business & Leadership Storytelling

How brains engage in and digest stories – and the critical power of emotion as well as reason to transport and audience

How to structure a story so it is clear and compelling and avoids the lures of confusion, resistance, and disengagement

How to use ethical influencing and persuasion techniques to bring people with you but without manipulation

A unique suite of tools to craft powerful stories, from a short but effective email to a major strategy or innovation pitch

Techniques and hacks for getting and keeping attention and connection on stage and in meetings

How to communicate, pitch, and present —whether in person or virtually —with maximum energy, inspiration, and aliveness

“An absolutely remarkable speech. It was truly the most mind-blowing talk I’ve attended.”

 

Manager,
Advanced Knowledge Consulting

About Top 50 Global Keynote Speaker Nick Jankel

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Nick Jankel is a sought-after, top 50 global keynote speaker on transformation, leadership, and innovation. He is a Cambridge-educated medic and a globally influential and internationally recognized thought leader, futurist, and advisor for ambitious organizations including Google, Intel, Smucker’s, Diageo, LEGO, Kellogg’s, Walgreens, Merck, and McCormick & Co.

Nick is the co-founder of Switch On Leadership, a purpose-led leadership consultancy working across the world to solve business problems generated by the disrupted, digital, and damaged reality. SOL supports ambitious and purpose-led leaders to break through their greatest strategic, team, cultural, and personal challenges with creative, customer-centric, self-authored, and transformative solutions.

Nick Jankel fuses cutting-edge brain, behavioral, and complexity science, timeless wisdom, and insights from the frontlines of business and societal disruption to help leaders—of all kinds and at all scales—to develop and deepen their wisdom and awareness. Through his global network TV shows, 6x books, talks, and workshops—from Los Angeles to Shanghai—he has touched the lives of over 5 million people.

Nick has since worked to coach and develop 100,000+ transformational leaders, solve seemingly intractable dysfunctions and conflictual dynamics in top teams, advise C-Suite execs and national governments on innovation and leadership (including No.10 and the heads of all UK ministries), and lecture at Yale, UC Berkeley, LBS, and Oxford. He has appeared in The Times, The Economist, and the Guardian and has been a master transformation coach on two global TV shows.

“Inspired us to continue to work on ourselves and lead the way. The value of the storytelling tool was spot on!”

 

SVP, SAP

What Makes Nick Different

Every talk is customized to the specific event, audience, culture, region, industry, and challenges/opportunities

An authentic and alive performance that can wow even the most jaded and tired ‘seen-it-all-before’ audiences

Not just motivational and inspirational but transformational—challenging audiences to switch on and step up

Sticky ideas and memes that shift mindsets—and drive change—long after the keynote has finished

Science-led ideas that engage analytical thinkers—like lawyers, engineers, technologists—in topics like creativity and purpose

Printable transformation tools that can help your audience to turn inspiration into concrete action

Practical ideas to simplify complexity, take the pain out of change, and blast through the barriers that block innovation

Provides added-value and suggestions that can maximize the impact and ROI of your event

Emotionally-captivating—using evocative stories, movement, music, experiences, interactivity, humor, and lashings of energy

Always delighted to do a pre-booking call to check fit—and send brief bullet points to aid internal decision-making

“A fantastic speaker with passion and enthusiasm, highly engaging and able to simplify complexity.”

 

Commander, UK Ministry of Defence

Ambitious Organizations Booking
Keynotes On Business & Leadership Storytelling

SAP

HSBC

LendLease

Smucker's

Investec

Schroder's

The Financial Times

Royal Bank of Scotland

Yale Management School

AIG

British Airways

Sanofi

SONY PlayStation

Pfizer

No.10 Downing Street

Nike

Intel

Google

CHRO Summit

Novartis

Roche

NHS

Microsoft

Virgin

Oxford University Press

Sir Robert McAlpine

Tesco

Professional BusinessWomen of California

Unilever

London Business School

Fujitsu

The Economist

The European Commission

Aspen Ideas Festival

Disney

Syngenta

ArcelorMittal

Green Building Council

Headmaster's Conference

“You’ll never discover new lands, unless you can leave sight of the shore. Nick acts as both a compass and a Gale Force 9 wind!”

 

Chief Marketing Officer, Tesco PLC

“A superb talk. It has started us on the journey of cultural change.”

 

CEO, Novartis

“Astonishing and remarkable! His subject was delivered brilliantly—but his ease, way of standing, moving, speaking, and finding perfect examples were outstanding!”

 

Senior Advisor,
US State Dept.

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