Speaking & Keynotes

People Acuity Thought Leaders have worked with many of the world's most successful companies and have created a Shift Up! for audiences across the globe. They are known for bringing an interactive approach to the stage, innovative topics, and ideas accompanied with real-time audience analytics. Check out our popular speakers and topics.

People Acuity Keynote Speakers

If you are trying to decide between a thought leader or an inspiring speaker, look no farther – People Acuity’s keynote speakers deliver both. Known for bringing cutting edge content and real-time data from their live audiences – and combining it with energizing interaction and riveting stories – audiences are ignited and armed with applicable, actionable strategies.

DeAnna Murphy

DeAnna Murphy, M.S., is the CEO of People Acuity and an organizational psychologist. She is a 25-year leadership development veteran, a Top 100 Global Coaching Leader and the lead author of the People Acuity books. Known as a dynamic and engaging speaker, coach and thought leader, DeAnna’s work has reached over 50,000 people in just the last five years. She is hailed as a life-changing and transformational leader.

   

Lisa Gregory

Lisa Gregory holds nearly 100 certifications and is an expert in instructional design, facilitation, and engineering client solutions. She was the top organizational and leadership consultant at CEB and has holds a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology. She has coached and trained organizations on 5 continents and makes learning relevant and applicable.

   

Steve Jeffs

Steve Jeffs is a Top 50 Global Coach, holds a Master Coach Certification (MCC) and a Doctorate in Business Administration. He is on the faculty for CTI, is a former board member for the ICF, and has led People Acuity’s research for the past nine years. Steve is culturally-dexterous and has led training and executive coaching for Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies. He has a reputation as a trusted coach, strategist, and facilitator.

   

Most Popular Speaking Topics

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How Top Tier Companies Across the Globe Create Organizational Excellence

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People Acuity – The One Thing That Will Shift Up! Everything

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The Power of Confident Vulnerability™: Shift Up! to Peak Performance

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Shift Up! Engagement: Igniting Work Joy

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PartnerShift: Creating Powerful Partnerships and Teams

How Top Tier Companies Across the Globe Create Organizational Excellence

The world of business is changing as a new economic era has dawned, the Human Economy.  Businesses that have pivoted to fully enroll the hearts and minds of their people are those that are winning – and will continue to.  These are the turbo-charged companies, operating in the top performance tier, and producing unheard of outcomes. Your company could be one of them!

To help position you for this possibility, you will have the chance to explore answers to these thought-provoking questions:

  • What sets top-tier companies apart from others in today’s new economy?
  • Looking toward future excellence in your company, what disruption is needed?
  • What might you need to say “yes” to – and what would you need to say “no” to for the sake of increased organizational excellence?

Whether you are in Kenya or Abu Dhabia, South Africa or Chicago the patterns of excellence are not so different in today’s exciting new era.  Don’t be one of the four in ten companies predicted by J.P. Morgan to fail in the coming decade.  Learn how you can lead an exciting evolution toward increased organizational excellence. 

People Acuity – The One Thing That Will Shift Up! Everything

  • Increase your EQ, SQ, and IQ through People Acuity
  • Discover your People Acuity score, and how much you proactively lead yourself, connect with others, feel engaged (or toxic!)
  • Find three critical keys to winning in the new Human Economy

The Power of Confident Vulnerability™: Shift Up! to Peak Performance

  • Be more of who you are and more comfortable with who you’re not as you discover your Confident Vulnerability score and how to increase it
  • Replace judgmental thinking with unconditional curiosity
  • Flip your performance from weak to peak

Shift Up! Engagement: Igniting Work Joy

  • Discover why employee engagement initiatives fail and how to you can be sure your engagement does NOT fail
  • Increase Millennial engagement through three Work Joy non-negotiables
  • Evaluate how much you enroll your own heart and mind at work by examining your own Work Joy score – see how to get more!

PartnerShift: Creating Powerful Partnerships and Teams

  • Identify the three most important agreements of lasting partnerships and teams
  • Know your Team Connection score – and how to dial up your ability to experience authentic, powerful relationships at home and work
  • Discover the number one destroyer of effective team and partnership experiences, and how to proactively mitigate it.

People Acuity Keynote Speakers in Action

Steve Jeffs: ANC Market Edge Interview

Dr. Steve Jeffs talks about what every leader needs to know to create an optimal workplace for employees

DeAnna Murphy: Power to Become Keynote

In this short TED-talk style keynote DeAnna reveals the three keys to finding and ignition passion, purpose, and potential.

DeAnna Murphy: PBS Interview

DeAnna tells the People Acuity story.

DeAnna Murphy: Manila Keynote Highlights

This highlight reel provides a snapshot of DeAnna’s recent keynote at a Philippines HR Conference.

DeAnna Murphy and Steve Jeffs

See highlights from DeAnna Murphy and Steve Jeff’s speaking tour throughout Southeast Asia.

DeAnna Murphy: Magic 92.9 Interview

This radio interview looks at People Acuity in the context of family and children. DeAnna shares personal stories as a mother of a disabled child, and the power of People Acuity to bring healing and hope following one son’s bear attack, and another son’s traumatic brain injury.

DeAnna Murphy: ABS-CBN Interview Part 1

Karen Davila interviews DeAnna Murphy in this second of a two-part series about how to turn employee engagement into Work Joy.

DeAnna Murphy:ABS-CBN Interview Part 2

Karen Davila interviews DeAnna Murphy in this second of a two-part series about how to turn employee engagement into Work Joy.

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