SPEAKING

Jason speaks to teams, businesses, and organizations on how to develop yourself and others through your influence. 
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“Jason's speech was outstanding.  He engaged our audience from the very beginning by offering a personal story that each and every one of us could connect to and also used humor and passion to keep us all interested.  He was enlightening, energetic, and incredibly relevant!  He is a dynamic speaker and made it very interactive with great tips and strategies to practice.  I highly recommend Jason."    - Micala, Event Planner

Why Jason?

Impactful.  A recent Stanford research study explains that 85% of a leader’s success is based upon his or her people knowledge.  Every message delivered by Jason focuses on increasing the participants' success in their role by increasing their people knowledge.

Entertaining.  Jason incorporates humor, stories, and examples into each of his messages, engaging his audience in a way that will make an impact.

Timely.  Most companies today are currently struggling with the challenges of the workforce.  Jason’s messages are designed to strengthen the personal side of leadership, resulting in a positive culture, better retention, more voice from the front line, empowered employees, and happier leaders 

Customized.  Jason will listen carefully to your interests, your needs, and your objectives so that he can carefully craft the perfect customized message for your audience.

Well-Respected.  Jason has spoken to audiences large and small.  He is highly recommended and consistently receives superior evaluation ratings from the participants.  See a full list of his clients here. 

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“Jason is an excellent and knowledgeable speaker. He put our group at ease, yet he was very professional and managed the time and content well. Many participants wanted to know how we met Jason and really enjoyed the session. We seriously are going to listen to what we heard and practice what we learned. He really "connected" with us! Thank you!"                                                                                                                              - Lead Administrator, Wayzata Children's Clinic 

Session Titles &Descriptions

Becoming a Person of Influence

Description

We all want to live lives that matter, but just how do we make a positive difference?  Some believe that you must have an impressive title to do so, but that is a mistake.  The best leaders recognize that no matter where you are in the organization, you have influence - and intentionally using that influence to make a positive difference makes you a leader.  This is a highly engaging and powerful session on leadership, breaking this complicated subject down into four simple components: A heart that cares, a head that connects, hands that collaborate, and feet that show courage. Whatever your vocation or aspiration, master these four and watch your influence lead to a greater positive impact in the lives of others — at home, at work, and in every other area of life.     

What Your Audience Will Get

  • A recognition that title does not equal leadership — influence does

  • A framework of developing influence with anyone 

  • Four practical tools of influence that can be implemented immediately

  • A pathway to becoming an uncommon leader by making a significant impact in the lives of others

Lead from Where You Stand: How to influence as a middle-level leader

Description

Being a leader in the middle is tough.  You often find yourself stuck between a rock and a hard place, trying to please your boss and make your direct reports happy.  You have to translate what your senior leader wants into action, you have to work with other departments who may or may not like you, and people can go above your head because the buck doesn't stop with you.  It's no wonder that middle-level leaders are one of the most stressed of all worker groups.  In this highly engaging and relevant session, you'll learn how to help lift your leader's load, to get noticed for the great work you are doing, and what you can do to lead and empower your direct reports.  Surely, this is a difficult job, but with the right tools and strategies, you can learn how to succeed as a middle-level leader, leaving your working day satisfied that you are making a difference.   

What Your Audience Will Get

  • A list of the 5 challenges of middle-level leadership

  • Specific tools to help lift the senior leader's load

  • Methods of empowerment that free the front-line staff

  • A greater sense of satisfaction from leading in the middle

The 7 Laws of Self-Leadership: Influencing yourself so you can influence others

Description

It's true, the hardest person to lead is "me".  For many of us, we tend to put the needs of others first, leaving our personal growth and development up to chance.  Just like a sharp ax will cut down more trees, when we intentionally invest in ourselves, we can have a more positive impact on the lives of others.  This direct and inviting message encourages you to leave your comfort zone, imagine what is possible within you, and become intentional in your personal growth.  Master these 7 Laws and you'll become a master of your mindset, your time, and your learning, thus dramatically increasing your capacity to give to and lead others.    

What Your Audience Will Get

  • A shift from seeing what is probable to seeing what is possible

  • 7 daily habits of uncommon leaders 

  • Less stress and more energy to get things done

  • Greater clarity on the impact they can have in the lives of others

Looking for something more specific?  All of Jason's messages are tailored and customized to each group.  You can pick a keynote above to start and Jason will collaborate with you to customize it to your theme, your organization's challenges, and the needs of the participants.  

 
"Jason Hunt is an impressive speaker. He’s not just presenting great ideas and concepts on leadership, but he connects with his audience and relates very well with them. Becoming a Person of Influence was a great fit for our leaders as Jason reinforced the value of growing positive influence which is relevant to the times."
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Audiences Impacted

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Jason Hunt is a 15-year veteran public school educator.  His experience in education has taught him how to make the perfect combination of fun and content, how to hold an audience’s attention, and how to inspire them into action.  His messages are highly engaging and are based on proven learning strategies and brain science.  He is passionate, hardworking, and an eternal optimist: meaning that he will bring energy, he will be well-prepared, and he will constantly deliver at 100%.  His aim is not just to meet your expectations, but to exceed them.

“Best session of the conference.  Highly energizing, motivational, great stories, powerful points."   - Particpant, MN State SHRM Conference