Audiences for Lasting Change
Messages That Resonate
Attendees Around Your Vision
Finding the right keynote speaker is hard.
Few take the time to research your audience, understand your goals, and customize a message specifically for you.
At The Nour Group, we invest in getting to know you and your attendees. Because it’s not about being talked at; it’s about engaging the audience to think and do differently, the moment they leave the room.
CORE SPEAKING TOPICS
At the Intersection of Future of Work and Strategic Relationships
In the future of how we'll work, live, play and give, we’re all on a personal and professional growth journey. For most, it’s a linear path. Nour has identified 15 forces we believe can dramatically impact that journey from now to next. We also believe certain strategic relationships on that journey to have profound impacts in both the direction, as well as the ultimate destination of where we're headed. We call these relationships, Curve Benders!
So, at the intersection of Future of Work and Strategic Relationships, who are these Curve Benders? Where are they? And how can you become one?
Transform Your Most Valuable Business Contacts Into Personal and Professional Success
Focus on the quantifiable value of business relationships and provide a systematic process for identifying, building, nurturing, and leveraging personal and professional relationships. David introduces battle-tested best practices, based on his global experiences, along with social science research and hundreds of executive interviews, that bridge the gap between relationship creation and relationship capitalization.
The cornerstone keynote based on the best-selling book, Relationship Economics Updated & Revised (Wiley, 2012), delivered to more than 30 corporate, association and academic forums annually.
How Your Business Will Profit from Innovative and Strategic Collaboration
Individuals, teams, and organizations must balance learning and performing to evolve. That evolution no longer comes from being the smartest in the room but from innovative collaboration with strategic relationships - within and external to the organization.
David will explain how co-creating provides the construct, the process, and the tools to help your audience do just that – evolve themselves, their teams, and their organization. Recognized by many past clients as David’s best thinking and practical, pragmatic work to date.
RETURN ON IMPACT
Leadership Strategies For The Age of Connected Relationships
Return on Impact isn’t about Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. It’s about socially enabling organizations to listen louder, think faster, and respond to changing market dynamics, helping them reinvent, adapt, and relate in new and powerful ways.
David discusses how SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud) is swinging the power pendulum in the direction of members and customers, leaving many industries and organizations out of the equation, and how you can get the most return on your business interactions, involvement, image, and impact.
ADDITIONAL SPEAKING TOPICS
Strategy Visualization: Storytelling as a New Leadership Competency
Death by PowerPoint. Confusing corporate lingo. Hard-to-grasp concepts. No wonder organizations struggle to get their teams and partners aligned on new strategies. But there’s a better way – one that turns complex initiatives into messages that are simple, clear, easy to understand, and fast to act on. Welcome to the age of Strategy Visualization.
The Immigrant Success DNA
First-generation immigrants are four times more likely to become millionaires in industrialized nations than natives of those countries. Why is that? What can you learn from their fundamental beliefs, skills, knowledge, and behaviors to set yourself apart, personally and professionally?
Create a sustainable competitive advantage, develop a relationship-centric culture, and have the audacity to fail and the ability to learn from those failures. Grow market value faster than your competitors, help your channel partners differentiate your unique products or services, and shake up your value chain. It sounds difficult; David makes it simple.
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Capital
Ask any established business owner to identify his or her toughest challenge when just starting out, and you'll likely get this answer: raising capital. The secret is to develop long-term relationships with financial partners – the people who can help keep a business humming throughout its life.
Board stewardship, or lack thereof, is all over the news. In today’s tumultuous markets, forward-thinking boards must both govern the present and invent the governance models of their organization’s future. Beyond risk mitigation, governance in the future of work is also about risk optimization.
If you’re looking for a fresh thinker, passionate if not impactful presenter, and certainly a very credible operator who brings both thought- and practice-leadership to your audience, you should hire David Nour for your next keynote. He’ll definitely make your audience think about leading their organizations differently.
– Molly Alton Mullins, CEO & Chief Strategist, SEVEN12 Management