Out•Think Keynotes

“Shawn pulls his audience into an exciting and compelling story about this new era of leadership. His model of "Actionable Leadership" weaves together a variety of new and emerging perspectives, studies and personal observations from his years interviewing business leaders, thought leaders and academicians. Shawn brings truly infectious passion, energy and humor to this topic! Don't miss an opportunity to learn from Shawn's work!” Kathy Doiron, Global Talent Lab, Starbucks

“Shawn was great to work with as he listened intently to what we were looking for and provided possible keynote topics for us to consider. The timing of the release of Out Think was perfect as the tone we were striving to set was one of ingenuity and innovation. Shawn delivered an insightful and engaging presentation that got more positive feedback than any other workshop for the entire event! Shawn’s humility, vast knowledge of leadership traits and colorful stories, make for a profound learning experience.” Paul Reevs, Organizational Development, The Triumph Group

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We’ve entered a new era. Call it the age of imagination, ideation, conceptualization, creativity, innovation—take your pick. Creativity, mental flexibility, and collaboration have displaced one-dimensional intelligence and isolated determination as core ingredients of competitive advantage.

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Do You Panic or Do You Thrive?

On January 29, 1981, Steve Callahan woke abruptly from a dead sleep in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on his little 21-foot self-made...
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Four Actions That Will Truly Motivate You

What drives you at work? Is it the quarterly bonus? Is it simple praise and recognition from your colleagues and boss? Maybe it’s a...
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You Almost Choked. Don’t Choke, Learn.

A few years ago I was the invited keynote for a private conference in Toronto. It was one of my first big events. I...
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We See the Company Through the Lens of Who We Work For

Whatever industry you are in, you have competition. The only thing that differentiates you from anyone else in the long term is the people...
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Conversations in Leadership with Jennifer Kahnweiler

The Genius of Opposites Jennifer Kahnweiler as she discusses her new book Managing Introverts and Extroverts for Extraordinary Results...

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