Below are a set of signatures (keynote, training, workshop, or special event) programs that Dr. Joshua Fredenburg has created for your next conference, retreat, training, or event that revolve leadership, diversity/inclusion, retention, emotional intelligence, organizational excellence, millennials, self-care, workplace trends, resiliency, and creating generational synergy amongst multiple generations of people.
These specialized programs are focused on helping organizational leaders of various organizations and companies increase their retention rates with members of the Millennial generation while also decreasing the turnover costs that affect the profitability and growth of businesses, non-profit organizations, colleges/universities, and secondary education.
Do people really leave organizations because of their leaders?
According to Dr. McPherson, Chief Scientist at Culture Amp, in a study of 175 teams that consisted of at least 8 people, he found that 28% decided to move on because of leadership. This workplace study along with many other studies reveal to us the impact that leadership effectiveness can have on the retention, engagement, performance, and productivity of others within the workplace setting.
Subsequently, to help organizational leaders and managers develop the leadership skills that are needed to increase retention, engagement, and performance within the workplace setting, Dr. Fredenburg not only reveals the leadership style that will have a direct impact on retention, engagement, and performance, but more importantly, he provides applicable leadership practices that are connected to this favorable leadership style to help organizational leaders and managers increase the retention, engagement, and performance of others within their organization or company.
Prepare yourself for a presentation that will give you the skills needed to increase the retention, engagement, and performance of those you serve as a leader or manager within your organization or company.
In 2020, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg surveyed 650 culturally diverse Millennials and Members of Generation Z from across the country about recruitment, retention, leadership, workplace preference, diversity and inclusion, communication, and professional development.
Within this survey, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg was not only able to learn about the key things that culturally diverse Millennials and Members of Generation Z desire from their employers and leaders, but more importantly, he was able to discover some truths within this leadership survey that will help leaders and managers become more effective at recruiting, influencing, retaining, motivating, and developing the next generation of culturally diverse leaders.
In this eye-opening presentation, Dr. Fredenburg shares his findings from the survey,
helps people understand the foundational aspects of generational research and how generations are formed, eradicates certain myths related to Millennials and Members of Generation Z, and
provides valuable insights that can help managers and leaders become more effective at influencing, motivating, retaining, and leading culturally diverse members of these two generations.
According to a study of 473 managers of color conducted by the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business, the turnover rates among black executives was 40% higher than whites. Some common issues that were identified by various researchers was climate of inclusion, mentoring and sponsorship, culturally competent leadership, and objective performance feedback.
Based on the cultural diversity of Millennials and Generation Z, in order to increase the retention rates of culturally diverse members of these emerging generations within various organizations and companies, organizational leaders are going to have to make some vast improvements in their organizational culture, leadership style, communication, and management skill sets.
In this eye-opening program, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only shares emerging trends around retention and engagement with culturally diverse members of the younger generation, but more importantly, he provides viable and applicable solutions for organizational leaders and managers that are trying to increase the retention and engagement rates of their culturally diverse Millennials and members of Generation Z.
“When I invited Josh to be one of our keynotes for our Thought Leadership Conference, I knew he would bring a new element and powerful energy to our event that both returning and new attendees would not have experienced. He not only delivered on that promise, but exceeded our expectations. Highly professional, engaging, and knowledgeable in his field of study, he brings a contagious passion to his work and cultivates insightful discussions. We’re excited for an opportunity to work with him again. I would recommend him as a speaker to any corporate event or conference.”
These specialized programs are not only focused on helping emerging and seasoned leaders of various organizations and companies become more effective as leaders within their workplace setting, but these transformational programs consist of a variety of leadership development programs that are geared towards increasing the leadership capacity of your emerging and seasoned leaders so that they can have a lasting impact that affects performance, productivity, and profitability.
These specialized programs are focused on helping organizational leaders of various organizations and companies become more effective at retaining, engaging, understanding, and developing more culturally diverse Millennial and Gen. Z leaders within their workplace setting.
5 Ways to Become More Effective at Retaining, Engaging, and Developing Committed Leaders!
Due to the impact of the global pandemic, not only have organizations faced more challenges at attracting, retaining, engaging, and developing culturally diverse leaders, but with so many people being impacted by the great resignation, the strategic knowledge and insight needed to effectively attract, retain, engage, and develop committed leaders is more important than ever before.
After years of extensive research on retention, engagement, organizational excellence, and effective leadership, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg has created a R.E.D. Leadership Framework that will enable organizational leaders to become better at attracting, retaining, engaging, leading, and developing more committed leaders within their organizations.
If you are looking for strategic ways to increase your recruitment, retention, engagement, leadership effectiveness, and development of committed leaders within your organization, this is the leadership presentation for you.
Learn About Five Resilient and Self-Care Strategies That Will Reignite You! Let’s face it!
The past three years have not only been very challenging for professionals across the world, but the ability to be more resilient and intentional about self-care has been more important than ever before in order to thrive and succeed as a professional.
To help professionals thrive and succeed during these adverse times, Dr. Jay not only talks about the importance of resilience and self-care, but more importantly, he provides professionals with a set of resilient and self-care strategies that will enable them to thrive, succeed, stay motivated, and avoid the burnout that can manifest when we do not take the time to practice self-care.
What sets apart history’s nameless leaders from the likes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Cesar Chavez, Harriett Tubman, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi and Susan B. Anthony? It is their ability to be resilient and persevering in challenging situations and circumstances. Each of these great individuals emerged as incredible leaders in various times of crisis because they learned how to navigate, persevere, and overcome a variety of challenges as a leader in adverse times.
In this incredibly inspirational and motivational presentation on resiliency, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg will not only empower participants with the fundamentals of resiliency and grit that will enable them to overcome any challenge or obstacle that is standing between them and their desired goals during challenging and uncertain times, but more importantly, he will provide participants with real-life experiences, research based concepts, and specific strategies that will enable them to lead, thrive, and win in adverse times.
In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that 29% of American employees did their jobs remotely. Since 2018, not only have these numbers risen across the world, but with the rise of COVID-19, more people were asked to lead and serve on virtual teams than ever before.
Jack Dorsey, President of Twitter, affirmed this reality when he said, “our company is embracing remote working, and everyone is starting to talk about “remote working” becoming a real option for businesses moving forward”.
With the rise of virtual leadership and digital teams, Dr. Fredenburg has developed an engaging program that will not only help people manage, lead, and serve on virtual teams more effectively, but more importantly, he will provide them with a set of strategies that will enable them to become more effective at retaining, engaging, motivating, and leading the members of their digital workplace teams.
Former chairman and CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch, once said, “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” As a leader, if you are going to be effective at growing others within your organization, it’s imperative that you learn how to integrate coaching techniques into your leadership style.
Thought leaders and experts on this subject matter not only suggest that integrating coaching techniques into your leadership style helps maintain engagement, passion, accountability, constructive conflict resolution, and solutions to various programs within the workplace setting, but they have found that this aspect of leadership has produced positive results with retention, engagement, profitability, and members of the younger generation.
Within this powerful presentation, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only talks about the importance of integrating coaching techniques into your leadership style, but more importantly, he provides practical and applicable coaching techniques that can be implemented immediately that will lead to positive and transformational results as a leader.
Research experts suggest that 90% of high potentials possess high emotional intelligence and 68% of our workplace activities require emotional intelligence. In addition to these studies, other emotional intelligent scholars suggest that high emotional intelligence not only helps people lead more effectively, but it helps them manage stress, deal with emotional hurts, work with others more effectively, inspire others, deal with conflict better, build more positive relationships with others, avoid negative emotional outbursts, and attain more productivity and profitability within the workplace.
In this transformational program on Emotional Intelligence, Dr. Fredenburg not only helps people develop a greater understanding about emotional intelligence, but he teaches them how to increase their EQ through identifying their emotional triggers, develop strategies to regulate those negative emotional triggers, be more empathic, build more positive relationships with others, manage their relationships better, and effectively respond to the emotional responses of others within their organization or company.
Although CHANGE can pose several challenges for organizational leaders, most leadership experts will agree that individuals who are able to effectively navigate through times of CHANGE will experience greater progress, growth, and productivity most of the time.
With all the unique CHANGES that occur within our organizations and companies each year, its vitally important that people learn how to effectively lead and navigate through times of CHANGE and TRANSITION.
In this powerful presentation on CHANGE, Dr. Fredenburg not only talks about some of the reasons why individuals must be effective at leading and navigating in times of TRANSITION and CHANGE if they desire to produce positive results, but more importantly, he provides everyone with a set of practical strategies that will enable them to navigate and lead more effectively during times of CHANGE and TRANSITION.
Jack Welch, former Chief Executive Officer of General Electric once said, “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”
Within this transformational leadership program, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only talks about the importance of growing others around you as a leader, but more importantly, he shares with emerging and seasoned leaders the key components that must be considered if you desire to create a leadership legacy that has a lasting impact.
As leaders, our goal should not just be focused on present success, it should be on creating a legacy through various ways that has a lasting impact on the organization and people you have the opportunity to serve as a leader.
For almost 100 years, researchers, scholars, and educators have worked towards developing a solid definition of leadership. Throughout this process, not only has the definition of leadership evolved, but the characteristics and traits of an effective leader have advanced as well.
Consequently, although our understanding of leadership has progressed, there are still a lot of myths about leadership that have to be addressed and re-defined in order for us to truly see the impact of effective leadership within our community, nation, and world!
In this engaging, enlightening, and transformational presentation, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only re-defines what it means to be a leader in the 21st Century, but more importantly, he addresses the myths of leadership, instills confidence in those that may not see themselves as leaders, and provides emerging leaders with a foundational set of leadership truths that will enable anyone to serve effectively as leaders within their organization or company.
Leadership development experts from Harvard and Stanford University concluded several years ago that the most important leadership skill set to develop in emerging leaders is self-awareness, which can be defined as a conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives, and desires.
With a better understanding of self, studies have revealed that leaders will be more effective than those who lack the understanding of self. Also, when a leader increases self-awareness and begins to lead from the inside out, they will be more effective at working with others, leading with their strengths, being emotionally intelligent, surrounding themselves with the right people, making better decisions, dealing with adversity, and becoming more productive as a leader.
In this powerful leadership discovery session, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only talks about the importance of self-awareness as it relates to effective leadership, but he helps people identify five attributes of effective leaders within that will enable any individual to experience exceptional results as a leader of their organization or company.
We invited Josh to be our guest speaker as we started the 2016-2017 school year and it was a great choice. Josh used his classroom experiences to relate and inspire the teachers to start the new school year. Teachers left with their tanks filled for the year and ready to tackle the new challenges for the new year. Having Josh speak to our teachers was a great choice!
These specialized programs are not only focused on helping emerging and seasoned leaders become more effective at leading diverse groups of people with an inclusive lens of leadership, but more importantly, these powerful programs consist of a variety of strategies that can help anyone within your organization become better at working alongside culturally diverse groups of people and helping your leaders build a more inclusive workplace culture for everyone.
4 Ways to Become More Inclusive As A Leader Through The Use Of Emotional Intelligence!
In today’s workplace, if managers are going to retain, engage, and lead a diverse workforce that consists of the most diverse generations in US history, they are going to have to be effective at implementing the attributes of an inclusive leader.
Consequently, to become an effective inclusive leader, it is imperiative that managers understand how to incorporate aspects of emotional intelligence into their styles of leadership with diverse groups of people within the workplace because of the impact that emotional intelligence has on building relationships and leading people.
In this program, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg, a Certified Emotional Intelligence coach not only provides managers with a deeper understanding about inclusive leadership, but more importantly, he uses his expertise in Emotional Intelligence to provide managers with a set of leadership strategies from the Emotional Intelligence Model of Leadership that will enable them to become more effective at leading diverse groups of people with an inclusive lens of leadership.
In today’s culture and society, not only are our communities, nation, and world more diverse than ever before, but the need for more culturally intelligent, competent, adaptable, agile, collaborative, and inclusive leaders are needed more than ever to effectively serve and lead diverse groups of people within our organizations and companies.
With all the unique differences that exist within our organizations and companies, the ability to understand people, develop more positive relationships, create more unity amongst people with different backgrounds, construct more inclusive organizations, inspire diverse groups of people to reach their fullest potential, and lead diverse groups of people more effectively in the 21st Century are leadership practices that will provide value to any organization or company.
In this interactive and transformational presentation, Dr. Fredenburg not only talks about the positive impact that diversity and inclusion has on productivity, performance, organizational excellence, retention, leadership effectiveness, engagement, and student success, but he provides organizational leaders and employees with a set of leadership practices that will enable them to serve, work, inspire, unify, and lead diverse groups of people more effectively with an inclusive lens of leadership.
In 2020, our leadership team conducted a national survey of 700 culturally diverse Millennials and Members of Generation Z from different parts of the nation that was focused on retention, recruitment, engagement, and leadership development.
Within this study, our leadership team discovered that professional and leadership development were the top things that culturally diverse Millennials and Members of Generation Z desired in their new roles within a company or organization.
Based on these findings and the need to develop more culturally diverse leaders within various organizations and companies, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg has developed a solution-focused program that is geared towards helping organizational leaders and managers become more effective at developing the next generation of culturally diverse leaders of the younger generation.
Throughout this program, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only shares some of the new trends around leadership development amongst Millennials and Members of Generation Z, but more importantly, he provides applicable strategies that organizational leaders and managers can use to increase the talent pipeline of more culturally diverse Millennial and Generation Z leaders within an organization or company.
A variety of workplace studies not only talk about the positive impact that diversity and inclusion practices have on productivity, innovation, organizational excellence, and profitability, but it’s a form of leadership that is more important than ever before with the changing demographics that exist within various organizations and companies.
Although diversity can naturally happen within any organization or company, in order to experience the positive results of diversity and inclusion practices, organizational leaders have to make the conscious choice to lead with an inclusive lens of leadership.
Within this transformational program, Dr. Fredenburg not only helps participants understand the difference between diversity and inclusion, but he shares four foundational leadership practices that every leader can integrate into their leadership style that will enable them to become more inclusive as a leader in the 21st Century.
For the first time in history, companies and organizations will have five generations in the workplace. In order to effectively unite, connect, and lead a multigenerational teams within the workplace, it’s vitally important that organizational leaders understand each generation, know the differences of each generation, and develop the right leadership strategies necessary to effectively serve, collaborate, work alongside, and lead multigenerational groups of people within the workplace.
In this highly interactive, engaging, and empowering presentation, Dr. Fredenburg not only helps organizational leaders develop a greater understanding about the different generations in the workplace, but he will provide a set of leadership practices that will help these leaders learn how to unite a multigenerational team within the workplace, eradicate the myths and stereotypes that exist with each generation, work through generational conflicts that exist between different generations, and serve, collaborate, and lead multigenerational teams more effectively as a leader.
Five Powerful Lessons of Leadership For Professionals of Color!
Being a Man of Color within America not only creates unique challenges within our culture and society, but there are some adverse situations that professionals of color must be empowered to navigate and overcome in order to attain personal, career, and leadership success.
Consequently, after facing an array of adverse challenges from early childhood to becoming a professional as a Man of Color in America, Dr. Joshua Fredenburg not only shares his experiences with Professionals of Color facing similar situations and circumstances, but more importantly, he provides insightful words of wisdom from his professional journey that have enabled him to thrive, succeed, lead, and make a positive impact in the world as a Professional of Color in America.
Joshua gave a high-energy presentation on transformational leadership that was well-received His “10 Ways to Create a Positive Work Environment” connected with our audience of managers