Generation Y Speaker

Generation Y speaker

Tod Maffin speaks to thousands of human resources professionals at a recent event in Toronto.

His presentation slides are on steroids. Images fly by at breathtaking speed, punctuating nearly every other sentence. Part speech, part live rock performance, there’s not a single bullet point in sight. Tod’s timing is sharp and his energy is simply infectious. Maybe that’s part of why Tod is a highly sought-after keynote speaker around North America and the world, including Berlin, Melbourne, Stockholm, London, Bucharest, and more. Most importantly, the content is packed with “use-it-tomorrow” information — always customized to each specific group, using new research, live web links, industry-specific relevant examples and case studies, and done in close partnership with the meeting planner to ensure the presentation meets the exact goals needed.

Leading the Facebook GenerationHow to Manage, Inspire, and Manage Generation Y/Millennials

They think differently. They work differently. And they’re demanding a leadership style that is flexible and moves at their speed. Among the things you’ll learn in this fast-paced, information-rich presentation are how to:

  • Integrate the Generations
  • Live a New Leadership and Management Style
  • Rethink Benefits and Evaluations
  • Develop On-Demand Workplace Education
  • Create a Safe Space Where Innovation ‘Just Happens’
  • Structure a Team by Removing Its Structure
  • Foster Loyalty by Training Them to Leave
  • Learn the Six Reasons Millennials/Generation Y Leave Their Employer

Recruiting the Facebook Generation: Winning the New War for Talent

They’re fickle, media-savvy, highly-connected and living on the cutting-edge of technology. Employers worldwide are scrambling to understand what makes this unique generation tick and how they can more effectively recruit and retain them. In this presentation, Tod Maffin walks audiences through the minefield of challenges involved in this new world of talent management and delivers invaluable insights into the future generation of workers: where to find them, how to attract them, and, perhaps most importantly, how to keep them engaged, motivated and fully productive.

Teaching the Facebook Generation: Connect with Your Gen-Y/Millennial Students Better and Teach More Effectively

How do you help Generation Y learn when they have nearly zero attention span, expect that you’ll be at least as tech-savvy as they are, and have high demands for heavy curriculum customization? There are ways — incredibly effective ways — once you understand and master next-generation teaching techniques for these Millennials. Among the things you’ll learn in this fast-paced and entertaining 90 minute keynote presentation:

  • Engage your students’ curiosity by using Curriculum Mashups
  • What do to when a student “friends” you on a social networking site
  • Navigate the subtleties of being a respected authority figure without “talking down”
  • Discover the unique balance Gen Y students use when multitasking — Could having music blaring actually help their cognitive development? (Answer: Yes!)
  • The case for permitting encouraging the use of Facebook and Twitter in the classroom

What you learn in this provocative presentation will change the way you teach for years to come.


Fortune 500 Clients

For more than a decade, Tod has consulted with and spoken to some of the largest organizations throughout the world — from private CxO-level executive coaching sessions to conferences of more than 2,000 people.

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What They Say

Remarkable — He Had The Audience Engaged
“Tod’s refreshing presentation on Recruiting the Facebook Generation was relevant, timely, and witty — a rare combination. A remarkable presenter, he had the audience engaged and chuckling first thing in the morning! The feedback received from our attendees was very positive; many agreed that Tod was the highlight of the day — a 9.5 out of 10!”
— Darcy Rezac, Vancouver Board of Trade

Thought-Provoking
“Maffin’s address was liberally spotted with light-hearted stories, but it was also thought-provoking. More than a few of the association’s membership were making notes for future reference.”
— Calgary Herald

Incredible Engaging and Inspiring
“Tod packed the house in both sessions and he delivered! He has an enormous wealth of expertise on the whole gamut related to social media and the Web 2.0. But content aside, he was also so incredibly engaging and inspiring as a presenter that you couldn’t help but have a fabulous time along the way. What was clear to me was that this guy is authentic. He’s passionate about what he does….and does a terrific job in engaging his audiences.”
— TGIM Work Life