Tamara Kleinberg

“It was phenomenal…exceeded my expectations…audience took away a lot from the experience, especially how to tackle their idea challenges immediately!”

– Tricia Pierce, Culture of Innovation, Disney Consumer Products

Innovation Keynote Speaker Tamara Kleinberg is about breaking through the status quo for game-changing results – and, that’s what her audiences learn how to do, too!

Innovation Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Author

Innovation thought leaders are in high demand, because in today’s business climate, organizations can’t afford to maintain the status quo. As competition intensifies, it is more important than ever to focus on innovation and creativity to differentiate yourself from the competition.

Tamara delivers inspiring and actionable keynotes that drive meaningful outcomes to companies across the globe. In an increasingly competitive market, businesses stay ahead of the competition by cultivating a certain unique edge.

When you hire Tamara, you are getting more than your run of the mill lecture about innovation.

Tamara’s keynotes begin before the conference even gets started with the Innovation​ ​Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment, the only tool able to measure people’s natural innovation strengths and delivers insights and tools for performing at their peak, bringing more innovative ideas to the table, and being a high value team member. Then, at the conference, Tamara’s highly engaging keynotes bring stories and hands-on activities designed to spark the creativity in each of us.

Innovation is the key driver of competitive advantage, growth and profitability

and as the founder of a thriving business, GoToLaunchStreet.com – the online education and community platform to help people innovate and differentiate in an oversaturated world​,​ Tamara knows what it takes to drive growth and innovation daily in an ever-changing market-place.

Cultivating the capability to openly create and innovate is essential to an organization’s success.

While this may seem easy for companies like Uber or Dollar Shave Club, Tamara shares why most companies struggle to create a culture that produces consistent innovation – and then shows how anyone can create a culture that inspires new thinking, customer focus, experimentation, and business growth.  

Join clients across the globe who have benefitted from Tamara Kleinberg’s innovation keynote speaking and training

When you hire Tamara, you get…

WILDLY ENGAGING…

Your audience demands and deserves the best. To Tamara, that includes making your audience part of the experience. Not just sitting in their seats smiling (that’s a given), but interacting, learning about themselves and having aha moments during and after our time together. All of Tamara’s innovation keynotes are interactive but she also likes to shake it up and take it to another level. The buzz around Tamara’s work means that your audiences will be in the main room, not in the hall checking their cell phones. That means higher satisfaction when those surveys come back. It also means more people get the theme and ideas you have worked so hard to implement.

STICKINESS…

As a well-known innovator and entrepreneur, Tamara brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the stage. Furthermore, she ups the credibility factor around innovation and entrepreneurship because while others talk about it, she talks it and does it on a daily basis. Having run multi-million dollar businesses, launched product seen all around Target and being the CEO of a thriving entrepreneurial business, Tamara knows what it takes to make innovation sticky with your audience.

EDU-TAINMENT…

Your audiences want it all! Years of speaking to audiences and leading companies means Tamara has a lot of experience creating the right harmony between stories, experiences and concrete tools. That means your group will be engaged, energized and walk away with a few concrete tools they can implement immediately.

INVESTMENT…

Tamara likes to help you, the creator of this amazing event, create buzz and excitement prior to the event. She wants to help you rally your membership and get butts in seats. That means dollars and energy. As a life-long marketer Tamara will create a catchy promo video and even do a social media chat (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Hangout) to help you stir up the excitement and get more people to the conference. When you hire Tamara you are hiring her to wow off and on the stage.

Tamara’s highly interactive and wildly popular keynotes include:

How to Out-Maneuver the Marketplace and Out-Perform the Competition at Lightning Speed

If you aren’t continually innovating and pivoting, you are on a fast path to irrelevance. To compete in today’s ever-changing, fast-paced landscape, organizations and leaders must learn to create a culture where innovation is the norm and adaptability is the requirement. This is a fast-paced keynote, like the speed today’s business requires.

Key Takeaways:

  • Create a culture of innovation from the inside out, where everyone participates and impacts the bottom line
  • Unlock your greatest resource, the untapped innovative minds of your team
  • Transform your organization into a gym of innovation where growth and measurable results are the norm
  • Overcome the hidden barriers to innovation that are hindering results
  • Benefit from the compounding value of daily innovation for exponential growth

How to Transform Your Organization from Change Agents to Change Artists, and Become Masters of the Marketplace

The biggest myth out there killing organizations is thinking that they need more change agents to combat status quo thinking. You don’t need more disruption. It’s happening already all around you. The marketplace, the competition, and the customer are always changing. Someone is always going to disrupt your work.

What you need to truly win is change artists, people that are able to leverage and harness change to your advantage. People that are able to transform change from an unknown challenge to a known asset. That’s how you stop spinning your wheels and start winning in today’s fast-paced landscape.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand how change agents and other deliberate efforts to disrupt your business are actually hurting your success
  • Transform people into change artists who can leverage the change happening around you
  • Empower your people to be Change Artists by first recognizing how they innovate, their Unique Innovation Profiles
  • Avoid the innovation traps of indifference that are slowing down growth
  • Discover how to break down the barriers to innovation both inside your organization and in the marketplace

Discover How The Innovator’s Mind Is Inside All Of Us

The innovator’s mind is curious, bold and always working. It is also inside all of us, but not everyone innovates the same way. And while innovation has become an organizational mandate and critical job description, we expect innovation to be accomplished somehow in the same institutionalized way, which shuts out 99% of your people. We then wonder why fresh ideas never get created or, when they do surface, why they are never implemented.

Tamara’s proprietary Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) assessment engages the nine key triggers of innovation to identify and leverage your untapped potential. The only assessment that can quantify how you innovative, will show you how understanding Unique Innovation Profiles, especially your own IQE, will help your team discover how to work smart and bring more innovative thinking to work and life.

Key Takeaways:

  • Avoid the innovation pitfalls of exclusivity and siloing that kill morale, performance and results for most organizations and within most people
  • Discover your greatest untapped asset – your Innovator Profile – and be yourself, at your best
  • Engage your peak performance, and deliver more innovative thinking to your work and life
  • Discover how being you, at your best, is your competitive advantage
  • Create an environment where everyone on your team has permission to innovate and deliver their best performance.

How to Tap Your Company’s Greatest Asset for Improved Performance, Engagement and Bottom Line Results

Your most important customers aren’t the people that buy your products and services, they’re the people inside your organization. Top-performing organizations recognize that the bottom lines improve most dramatically when their people are engaged enthusiastically. Yet most organizations settle for luke-warm employees and average productivity.

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, mere job satisfaction isn’t enough to attract or retain top talent or compete in the marketplace. A culture of innovation is the secret ingredient for enthusiastically engaged employees who work with passion every day.

Key Takeaways:

  • Drive innovation from the inside out for increased buy-in and implementation
  • Empower and engage everyone by leveraging the IQEs – Unique Innovator Profiles of your people and the interplay of those profiles among your team.
  • Discover the biggest mistakes most organizations in employee engagement, and how to avoid them
  • Decode the blueprint to a culture of innovation where people and ideas thrive and mediocre monkeys are minimized
  • Guide your team members from mere satisfaction to enthusiastic engagement, buzzing with energy daily

7 Ways Leaders Kill Innovation and How to Avoid Them

Your innovation mandate sounds like lip-service and nonsensical business-consulting jargon. A bullet point in your value statements or a town hall meeting are not enough. Innovation is the number one skill required from today’s workforce, yet most are left wondering how the fresh ideas aren’t being generated. Then leaders are left scratching their heads wondering why.

What if you could build a team that understands why innovation is important and how to innovate daily? That’s what could happen if you avoid the seven key mistakes and maximize the innovation quotient of your entire organization.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discover the pitfalls of corporate tunnel vision that may be squelching your innovation efforts.
  • Transform your teams from what’s feasible to what’s possible, the difference between good and exceptional results
  • Elevate innovation from a job function to an organizational culture
  • Overcome the biggest barrier to innovation, indifference in your team and customer
  • Unlock the blueprint of top leaders that elevate their teams to new heights

How to Use Innovation to Differentiate Yourself in a Cultured World

Tamara has been taking risks, launching ideas and testing the limits for years. Along the way she has had a lot of successes and a few failures. Learning from every experience, Tamara uncovered the secrets to the success game – being brave enough to zig while everyone else zags.

Whether you work in an office, at home or on the road, Tamara’s courageous story of innovation, entrepreneurship and a lot of audacity will inspire you to bust out of the box. You’ll discover how it all comes down to wardrobes, wine and weights.

Key Takeaways:

  • Unlock the 7 keys of innovation that increase chances of success
  • Avoid the hidden mistakes most entrepreneurs that is slowing their results
  • Master the top ways to zag so you can rise above the noise
  • Understand Tamara’s success and failures, all leading to invaluable lessons from the entrepreneur streets
  • Build a work and life you love that is built off your innovation strengths and avoid your weaknesses

The Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment is the only tool that helps you understand your unique Innovator Archetype so you can retrain your brain to be innovative on demand.

What’s Your Innovator Archetype?

Being innovative is universal, we all do it. However, how we innovate is unique to each of us.” – Tamara, Creator

Our proprietary Innovation Quotient Edge Assessment (IQE) will assess, measure and crystalize your unique Innovator Archetype so that you can unlock your greatest asset – your innovative mind. Based on 20 plus years of work and research, the IQE will help you discover your unique brand of innovation and how to use it to:

  • Be you, performing at your peak
  • Let the innovative ideas flow in your work and life
  • Have a stronger, more valued voice in your work and tribe
  • Unleash your personal and professional competitive advantage

Prior to Tamara’s innovation keynotes, each attendee will be given a custom link to take the assessment, providing incredible value before they even walk through the conference doors, and when they leave they’ll be armed with knowledge and insights that impact them directly. If innovation is theme of your conference, the IQE and Tamara’s keynote will be the change-agent that makes that happen. 

 

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