Change Management Speaker Jeff Vankooten

Change Speaker Jeff VankootenJeff Vankooten is the author of “Bounce Back: How to Thrive in an Uncertain World” and a subject matter expert on resilience from Denver, Colorado. He keynotes and leads workshops for organizations around the country and is widely recognized as one of the best speakers on helping people cope with change, develop adaptive responses, and manage challenges with resourcefulness.


Jeff Vankooten is a highly regarded and sought after speaker on resilience. He has been speaking publicly for over 20 years and has keynoted over 100 events. Drawing from his experience of managing bipolar disorder while raising a family and launching a business, he inspires and equips audiences with the innate power of resilience to effectively engage the up and down dynamics of change we face every day.

He speaks to a wide variety of public and private organizations in virtually every arena, from the tech sector to financial services, manufacturing, health care, hospitality, entertainment, retail, legal, and the US government on how to bounce back and thrive in life changing times.

Whether it’s an after dinner speech or convention hall keynote, Jeff infuses humor, hope, and honesty in every talk and inspires audiences to thrive and equips them to exploit instability to their advantage.

Keynote Described:

There are two ways to respond to adversity, setbacks, and losses. You can either survive or you can thrive. In other words, you can be weak or strong; in stagnation or movement. The choice is yours. The one thing that differentiates people who live amazing, stratospheric lives is resilience- their ability to bounce back and thrive from life changing times.

This keynote introduces the resilient rules to engage the fear and stress of disruptive changes and provides the forward momentum needed to outperform, outmaneuver, and outlast challenges that would otherwise mire others.

“Bounce Back: How to Thrive in an Uncertain World”; “Greatalk! Pithy Pieces of Advice for Stellar Presentations”; and “You Are Who You Were When: Understanding our Generational Personalities”
Construction and Real Estate
30 minutes to 90 minutes
Bounce Back and Thrive: Engage Fear and Triumph no Matter What
Greatalk! is the only training of its kind to go deeper than just overcoming fear of speaking and worn out delivery techniques. With the unique, proven SCORRE™ system, Jeff drills down to the foundation of your speaking – your preparation. You will learn to prepare powerfully focused, crystal clear talks and then deliver them with confidence and power. The system is equally as beneficial for all types of communication from boardroom to email.

Bounce Back and Thrive is an interactive, deeply engaging workshop that helps you discern the nature of change today and activates your core strengths of resilience. You will learn the nine “elastic” rules of engagement to overcome adversity, setbacks, and disruptions and leverage the next round of changes to your advantage.

National and International
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