Symposium 2015
Be Inspired.

February 10, 2015 | Meydenbauer Convention Center

Engaging Employees to Drive Results

Bob is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Louder Than Words, 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps That Drive Results (2011 Amazon.com best selling engagement book) In both Bob's book and in his presentation, Bob outlines his 10 essential steps of engagement which are culled from his years of experience working as an award winning internal practitioner, leading engagement initiatives that transformed corporate cultures. These best practices will help firms minimize disengagement while also putting in place steps to maximize employee engagement.

Key take-away points include:

  • 10 Key Engagement Steps To Drive Business Results, including:
    • Accountability is a theme throughout each step
    • Communication tools, technologies to maximize engagement
    • How to individualize engagement. and engage Gen X and Gen Y
    • Specific steps to create a culture of accountability and measurement
    • Practices and tools to reinforce and reward the desired behavior
    • How to hire the ideal behaviors and traits to succeed in your culture
    • Tools and approaches to engage first time leaders
    • Steps to create a motivational and innovative culture
    • Leveraging social media to brand yourself as an "Employer of Choice"


Bob Kelleher

Bob Kelleher is a best-selling author, international keynote speaker, and consultant and travels the globe sharing his insights on employee engagement, leadership, and workforce trends. Bob is the author of the best selling book, LOUDER THAN WORDS: 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps That Drive Results, CREATIVESHIP, A Novel for Evolving Leaders and the just released EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENTfor Dummies.

Bob can be seen or heard on national media (most recently on CNBC, CBS, NBC News, Business Week, Forbes, Training Magazine, Yahoo, and Fortune), and is a frequent guest writer and contributing editor on many national publications.

Having been an internal practitioner for many years, Bob weaves together proven best practices, current case studies, and supporting research to make a compelling business case. His enthusiastic and passionate delivery have proven to be a winning formula for audiences throughout the world – with recent talks in Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Warsaw, Belfast, Paris, Kiev, Dubai, and Mexico.

Bob has also presented to the leadership teams of many of the world’s top companies, including Shell, Unocal, TJX, Prudential, Abbott Labs, Fidelity, Balfour Beatty, Wurth, Dale Carnegie, Covidien, and Millipore. He is also a frequent conference presenter including by SHRM, Conference Board, Linkage, Human Capital Institute, HR Congress, Aberdeen and Melcrum.

Bob is also the founder of The Employee Engagement Group, a global consulting firm that works with leadership teams to implement best in class leadership and employee engagement programs, workshops, and surveys.

Previously, Bob was the CHRO AECOM, a Fortune 500 global professional services firm, with 45,000 employees located in 450 offices throughout the world. Before AECOM in 2005, Bob worked for ENSR, a large global environmental consulting firm. While at ENSR, Bob was Executive Vice President of Organizational Development, and Chief Operating Officer and spearheaded ENSR’s award winning Employee Engagement programs and initiatives.