Speaking Topics

​Each talk incorporates a powerful mix of research, practical applications, storytelling, and interactivity. Gregg will craft customized talks and workshops with you and your team.

Check out Gregg’s TEDx talk on LIFE Entrepreneurs and “Discover Mode.”

Designing Your Life and Work

Not sure about the path you are on? Lacing clarity, direction, or motivation? Hungry for more? Start here: design your life and work and craft a life that matters–one with purpose, passion, and fulfillment. Don’t sit around waiting. Don’t follow the crowd. Blaze your own trail. Start. Come alive. Craft a good life and good work. Based on Gregg’s book, LIFE Entrepreneurs. This book, co-written with Christopher Gergen, is a clarion call for integrating your life and work with purpose and passion.

Triple Crown Leadership

Not getting the results you want? Lacking full engagement? Wanting to take things to the next level? What kind of leadership can build an organization that achieves exceptional results, operates with integrity, and operates sustainably? Learn five advanced leadership practices for achieving purposeful and sustainable high performance with an exceptional culture. Based on Gregg’s book, Triple Crown Leadership, co-written with his father, Bob Vanourek. What is your leadership quest? Are you aiming high enough with your leadership?

Discover Mode: Finding Your Quest

Stuck in “climbing mode,” wondering if something is missing? Not fulfilled? Not sure about how to get unstuck? Begin with “discover mode,” an iterative process of action and reflection, to discover who you are, what you care about, what you are good at, and how you can impact others? Learn a powerful process for blazing your own path in life–and for avoiding common traps. Watch Gregg’s TEDx talk on this topic.

Good Life & Good Work

What does it mean to lead a good life—and craft a good career? Here we give you ancient wisdom and modern science on what it means to lead a good life. We address job crafting, values, strengths, aspirations, self-leadership, common traps, and how to integrate life and work with purpose and passion. What would be a good life for you? What’s next for you? What will you do with the rest of your life? Where are you going, and why? Take time to invest in yourself, take stock, and regroup for the next chapter.

Common Traps of Living & Leading

What are the common traps that lead us to frustration, disengagement, burnout, low performance, or dissatisfaction? Here we help you identify derailers based on extensive research and work with professionals, leaders, seekers, and changemakers worldwide. How can we avoid these traps?  To get Gregg’s manifesto on how to avoid the Common Traps of Living, check out his FREE GUIDE.

Ideation – Developing Innovative Ideas

Learn powerful and proven ideation techniques—how to generate original ideas for innovative new products and services (or startups)—and how to evaluate their viability (while avoiding cognitive biases that trick our brains). A fun, high-energy, and high-impact talk or interactive workshop that can take your team to the next level–and that is great for team-building.

Other Speaking Topics:

  • “Leading Self”: Before we can lead others well, first we must lead ourselves.
  • “Leading in a Crisis”: The keys to restoring stability and getting the venture back on track and poised to succeed.
  • “Resilience and Self-Care in Hard Times”: Practices that keep us grounded and strong even when things are difficult.
  • “Conscious Leadership and the Future of Business”: Cutting-edge thinking and practices related to sustainability and shared value that will shape business and leadership in the years to come.
  • “Ethical Leadership”: Understanding the root causes of ethical breakdowns–and their solutions.

My Commitment to You:

  • Work with you closely to understand your group and tailor the program to their needs
  • Add significant value
  • Communicate openly and place your needs first
  • Meet or exceed your expectations

Check out these Testimonials about Gregg Vanourek speaking at conferences and events. To get Gregg’s manifesto on how to avoid the Common Traps of Living and free book chapters from Gregg’s books, check out his FREE GUIDE.