Wednesday, June 24, 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Represented by: Eagles Talent
Walk a Mile: The Empathy Experience
Can empathy transform a workplace? Travel with Mallory on a journey around the globe to hear incredible stories of human connection. From African tribes to the homeless in the U.S., you’ll step into the shoes of others to understand how connected we all are. In her keynote, Mallory teaches how empathy builds better communities, breaks down barriers of diversity, and paves a powerful path for individuals and organizations to find fulfillment. She proves how we, as individuals, have the ability to drastically impact each others’ lives. Through personal stories, heartfelt motivation, and key action steps, you’ll feel empowered to go out there and make a difference.
- Build a better community
- Break down barriers within the workplace
- Embrace diversity
- Increase employee happiness
- Empower every individual to make an impact
Mallory Brown is an impact storyteller. She travels the world to tell real-life stories of human connection. Her goal is to connect audiences to incredible causes and provide a direct means to help. At the age of 33, Mallory has explored over 50 countries and pioneered a new, engaging form of philanthropy. Her story inspires others to live a passionate, generous, and global life. In eight years of storytelling, Mallory has helped thousands of generous donors directly reach people in need. She speaks to audiences across the globe about the power of empathy and how one individual can truly make a difference in the world. Her efforts have been featured by the Today Show, The New York Times, Crain’s Detroit Business, the Huffington Post, and Cosmopolitan Magazine. Mallory was born and raised in Michigan, graduated from Albion College, and currently lives on the edge of Detroit.
Dr. Marc Milstein
Thursday, June 25, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Represented by: Eagles Talent
Creating Happy and Healthy Workplaces and Employees Based on the Surprising Way Your Brain Works
Two just published studies uncovered that happiness boosts productivity and lifespan. In fact, a happy employee is approximately 12 to 25% more productive. On the other hand, one unhappy employee, making a salary of $65,000 dollars a year can cost a company about $4000 dollars in lost productivity a year. Now imagine a company of 50 or 100 unhappy employees and how much that can hurt.
So how do we make people happy? Sometimes the things we think are going to make us happier, don’t in fact make us any happier.
Brain science is uncovering, the surprising secrets to boosting happiness and productivity in ourselves and those around us. Interestingly, the answer isn’t just money. Instead the solutions are found in how your brain really works and creating healthy environments. Discover the scientifically proven, surprising and actionable ways to boost happiness, productivity and wellness.
- Actionable steps to boost happiness and health in employees and managers.
- Effective stress management techniques.
- Quick tips to master sleep to boost happiness and energy.
- A scientifically proven practice to increase resilience and lessen burnout.
About Dr. Milstein
Dr. Marc Milstein specializes in taking the leading science research on human health and presents it in a way that entertains, educates and empowers his audience to live better. His presentations provide science based solutions to keep the brain healthy, boost productivity and maximize longevity. He earned both his Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry and his Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from UCLA. Dr. Milstein has conducted research on topics including genetics, cancer biology, neuroscience, and infectious disease and his work has been published in multiple scientific journals. Dr. Milstein has been quoted breaking down and analyzing the latest research in popular press such as USA Today, Huffington Post and Weight Watchers Magazine. Dr. Milstein can also be seen on TV's "Dr. Oz" show explaining the latest science breakthroughs that improve our life.
Friday, June 26, 8:45 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Represented by: Keppler Speakers
Jesse’s authentic approach to this topic leads to major breakthroughs helping those with a broken mindset finally flip the switch to get out of their own way so they can achieve true greatness. Jesse’s highly entertaining and interactive style creates an engaging experience helping audiences to understand how their unique personal story is their greatest untapped resource.
- Achieve higher goals Increase productivity
- Build trust and confidence
- Strengthen relationships
- Increase positive impact
Growing up as an undersized and over-matched basketball player on a remote Alaskan island with no roads or stores, Jesse LeBeau was overlooked and underestimated, constantly feeling like he had to prove himself. At a young age, Jesse developed a love for sports, particularly basketball. However, at 5’8” Jesse had nearly every odd stacked against him. Despite his size and circumstances, he managed to rise above it all and became a name in the world of street ball, regularly featured on TV, film, and international tours. Jesse has played in nationally televised games on Fox Sports Net against the best players in world, and landing starring roles in commercials for Kobe Bryant and with other NBA players such as Dwayne Wade, Rajon Rondo, Blake Griffin and Amare Stoudemire. Playing under the nickname ‘Spin Cycle’ he has had the opportunity to be coached by Matt Barnes, Chauncey Billups, and Dennis Rodman to name a few. He later made it to the big screen in Hollywood in the Warner Brother’s film “Thunderstruck” starring NBA All-Star Kevin Durant and starred on the Emmy nominated TV sitcom “This Just In.” Currently, he plays himself on ‘The LeBeau Show’, a reality series that allows viewers to follow Jesse around the country to see firsthand the major impact he is having on youth, particularly troubled teens. With only the love of the game of basketball and the tenacity to follow a dream driving him, Jesse LeBeau’s persistence has led him to star in national commercials and movies with some of the most recognizable celebrities and professional athletes in the world. More importantly, he found a way to get paid to do what he loves to do…every day! His empowering story of triumph encourages anybody at any age to think of themselves, and how they can turn their biggest weaknesses into their greatest strengths. “Jesse is living proof that if you work hard and believe in yourself, anything is possible.” – Allen Iverson