The Future of Business – 12 Non-Obvious Trends Changing Your Business/Industry Next Year
In this fast paced keynote presentation participants will take an entertaining look at the top trends which are changing their business (customized by industry) in 2016. Filled with real life examples, original research, and plenty of entertaining stories – this talk has the much needed cure for lazy thinking and clichéd strategies. Obviously.
The Human Brand – Personality, Storytelling and the Art and Science of Influence
People respond to stories, and they love human brands with personality. This talk goes behind the scenes of some of the most beloved companies in the world to offer a blueprint for any brand to find its voice, craft a better story, and share it with the world.
Non-Obvious – How to See What Others Miss, Be Innovative and Think Like a Super Human
Rohit will share some lessons from his work as a trend curator that will inspire the audience to be more observant, see patterns that others miss and awaken a new way of thinking that can indeed help them think like a super human.
Intrapreneurship – How to Innovate While Keeping Your Day Job
We tend to see innovation as something that entrepreneurs do, but this cutting edge talk will offer a guide to being an “intrapreneur” and being more innovative while keeping the security of a day job. Rather than inspiring people to leave, though, this talk will energize the entrepreneurship spirit in any employee and offer a path to be more innovative within the reality of a corporate culture.
Likeonomics – The Art and Science of Likeable Leadership and Why Likeability is the Ultimate Competitive Edge
Based on the best-selling book Likeonomics, this talk is about why we trust people (and leaders!) that we like and how likeability is the real key to successfully inspiring a team and getting them to follow you and your vision.
How to Build Real Brand Loyalty in the Social Media Era
About Rohit Bhargava:
Rohit Bhargava is a trend curator, founder of the Influential Marketing Group (IMG) and the author of five best-selling business books including Non-Obvious and Likeonomics (shortlisted for Best Sales/Marketing Book of 2012 by 1800CEORead).
His keynotes have inspired audiences from 50 to 5000 people to lead with personality and create more human organizations. He has been featured as a two time TEDx speaker and given keynotes and workshops in 28 countries for brands including Intel, Vodafone, SABMiller, Pfizer, SAP, American Express, Swissotel, Ford, and many others. Prior to starting IMG, he spent 15 years as a marketing agency executive at two of the largest creative agencies in the world (Leo Burnett and Ogilvy) leading global digital and social media strategy.
His signature annual “Non-Obvious Trend Report” has been viewed more than half a million times online and his personal blog has been named one of the top 25 marketing blogs in the world by Ad Age.
His global experience gives him a different perspective than most US-centric digital and social media experts. Rather than being a “guru” of one discipline (tempting since he is Indian) … he instead believes that it is the intersections between these many industries, cultures and ways of thinking that allow the most pioneering brands and leaders today to prepare for success tomorrow.
Outside of speaking and writing, Rohit teaches Global Marketing at Georgetown University and is regularly quoted as a marketing and business expert in media including Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, and NPR. He has dedicated his career to helping brands and leaders be more influential by embracing their humanity and personality.