Garrison Wynn

Garrison Wynn

Humorous Motivational Business Speaker, Generational and Safety Expert, and Bestselling Author

Speaker Categories: | Best Practices | Diversity, Inclusion | Multigenerational | Stress Management | Safety | Leadership | Business Humor | Motivation with Humor

Travels From: TX, United States.

Speaker Fee Range: $5,000 to $10,000*

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Humorous Motivational Business Speaker, Generational
and Safety Expert, and Bestselling Author

With talents that established him as a Fortune 500 leader and professional stand-up comedian, Garrison Wynn, CSP, fuses comic timing and research to deliver motivational business expertise. Influence expert Garrison Wynn is known for his entertaining, customized and research driven programs. He provides keynotes and break out sessions for corporate events and association meetings that are drop dead funny, motivational and full of proven research results on what the most successful do differently.

Keynote Speaker

For 20 years, he has given keynote presentations to clients (such as American Express, Wells Fargo, Oracle and NASA) at corporate and association events. Garrison is known for his appeal to a wide variety of audiences by delivering serious, result-driven information with professionally honed humor. His entertaining and provocative delivery style combined with in-depth research and an innovative approach makes him a favorite with clients who want to move beyond the limitations of traditional "best practices" and set breakthrough objectives to achieve maximum success.

Safety Expert

Garrison Wynn fuses comic timing and research to show how anyone can help create a culture of safety. He is authentic, a guy who's been there. Wynn is a chemical plant explosion survivor with a background in industrial instrumentation.

Books

He is the author of the Amazon bestseller The Real Truth about Success, the Amazon #1 bestseller The Cowbell Principle, has been a weekly contributor to the Washington Post and featured Forbes and Inc. magazines.

Career

In his teens he debuted the world's first video gaming system (Odyssey) with baseball legend Hank Aaron and as a young man spent 6 years touring comedy clubs with the top names in the business. He went on to become the youngest department head in a Fortune 500 company's history where he researched and designed processes for 38 company locations nationwide and developed & marketed products still being sold in 30 countries. 

The Real Truth about Success: What the Top 1% Do Differently and Why They Won't Tell You

Prepare to laugh and learn as a decade of Wynn Solutions research reveals what makes owners and managers of top-performing businesses so effective – and it's not what you'd expect! If you enter this keynote session expecting to learn all about best practices and superior strategy, you'd better read the title again. Standout success in a challenging economy often comes from personal advantage, whether it's perceived value, personality, leadership-style, communication skills, abundant resources, or access to privileged information. This entertaining session takes a realistic look at the influence you'll need to make sure your knowledge and hard work deliver the results you want.

Essential Leadership: Making Employee Engagement Actually Happen

We hear the term "employee engagement" a lot these days; we also hear how recognition, goal alignment and a clear path to success can create it. But how can an individual positively influence the opinions his or her employees and coworkers have about their job? This highly entertaining session, backed by Evolve Performance Group research across 46 countries (and combined with over 70 years of Gallup survey data) shows that the thing people value most is feeling valuable! It gives the specific communication tools that anyone can use to dramatically reduce resistance to change, difficult behavior and employee turnover. The impact of this program reaches far beyond the session itself, creating an emotional shift that fuels immediate implementation.

Dissolving Conflicts: Separating the Data from the Drama

Success is almost always about working well with others to get the best possible result. The issue is not everyone agrees on what's important, and it becomes difficult to separate fact from fiction. Also, some people are so set-in-their-ways that they see everything through a filter of distrust. Or worse, things get overly dramatic and can develop into a "blame distribution" environment that affects morale and productivity. This entertaining research-based session shows you how to gain agreement without manipulation and create clear, unified actions so you can quickly dissolve conflicts.You'll find out how to make sure people value your opinion and quickly turn disputes into workable collaborations.

Millennial Loyalty: Keeping and Attracting Top Young Talent

People in their 20s don't want what their parents wanted from a job. They are also more likely to live at home and less likely to put up with a work environment that cramps their style. What a shift in mindset! Attracting the young people needed to replace your retiring workforce (and making sure they stay long enough to make a difference) is crucial for your organization's future. This entertaining yet heavily researched program shows business owners, leaders and managers how to adapt their organization into a company young people want to work for and how to establish a culture they do not want to leave. Besides actually having a work force 10 years from now, the benefits include improved performance and heightened accountability from the millennials who represent your company's future.

Influencing Safety

Whether you are trying to reduce your number of recordables or prevent a good safety record from creating complacency, this entertaining, customized session is more than just a safe bet. It will get your people laughing, learning and motivated to create a culture of safety while maintaining productivity. This program focuses on developing the personal influence to make things stick, whether you're helping leaders move change through their locations or getting workers to look out for each other on the job site. Garrison is authentic - a guy who's been there. He's a chemical plant explosion survivor who has developed environmental safety products still in use worldwide. He expertly fuses his experiences into key takeaways such as how to build the trust and relationships that make consistent safety a reality. He delivers those takeaways using a humorous approach that will have serious impact on your event.

Generations Working Better Together

This extremely informative, entertaining, solutions-based session explores why younger and older people don't see eye to eye, and what to do about it in the workplace. From pointers on motivating, managing and retaining younger employees to ways of preventing older managers from losing their minds, this research-based program shows it's possible for baby boomers and Gen X and Y employees to work well together.
  • The Real Truth about Success: What the Top 1% Do Differently, Why They Won't Tell You, and How You Can Do It Anyway!
    The Real Truth about Success: What the Top 1% Do Differently, Why They Won't Tell You, and How You Can Do It Anyway! Purchase Book
  • The Cowbell Principle: Career Advice On How To Get Your Dream Job And Make More Money
    The Cowbell Principle: Career Advice On How To Get Your Dream Job And Make More Money Purchase Book

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  • The Cowbell Principle: Career Advice On How To Get Your Dream Job And Make More Money
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Testimonials

  • Garrison is simply a rock star! His ability to deliver a well-prepared message in a funny, interesting way and engage everyone in the room is unparalleled in his industry. His research and thought-provoking educational material will resonate with our organization for many years. You know you had a successful session when days later people start a discussion with "As Garrison said".


    WELLS FARGO
  • Garrison was everything we asked for and more. Not only did he engage and energize the crowd; he got a standing ovation and connected with them on their level. He delivered a laughter-filled keynote address with a powerful message. I loved the way he spoke to every meaningful objective and brought new material that was relevant to the event. Fantastic! Couldn't be happier.


    AMERICAN EXPRESS
  • Garrison Wynn rocked the house at our annual Americas meeting! He's extremely entertaining, insightful, educational and engaging. Our team of over 500 professionals didn't want the guy to leave the stage. He's simply that good. We've had many talented and impressive speakers at our meetings over the years, but Garrison ended up being at the top of our list. Do yourself a favor — get Garrison Wynn for your next meeting. You can thank me later.


    UNITED AIRLINES
  • I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you for your outstanding presentation at our conference last week. You were simply fantastic, hilarious and motivating. We've heard some pretty amazing feedback about you and I just wanted to share. Your name was definitely circulating after your departure and I was giving out your information like crazy. I actually still am! Just the other day, I got a call from one of our attorney's in Richmond, VA asking about you. He said "That guy could have his own TV show!" Another manager, here in my office, who is rather regiment in her management style, confessed to me that your presentation will definitely make her speak and act differently when it comes to handling her own employees. Who said Rome wasn't built in one day? Wow! You really made an impact.


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