Scott McKain Presentation Topics
Scott McKain’s dynamic presentations inform and inspire – meaning your audience learns — and implements the ideas following the program. His unique platform style has earned him induction into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame!
The only speaker in the history of our company to have received a perfect score from EVERY attendee at our most important global partners event. We’ve booked the leading speakers in the world. Scott McKain received the highest ratings of all.” –Cisco
While every program is custom-designed specifically for your organization, Scott engages his audience on the following topics and provides the following takeaways for your attendees:
ICONIC: How Organizations and Leaders Attain, Sustain, and Regain the Ultimate Level of Distinction
“For every Amazon, there is a Sears. For every Starbucks, there is a HoJo’s. For every Apple, there is a Nokia. How do you ensure distinction – personally and organizationally – so you don’t get left behind in a changing marketplace?”
After the enormous success of “Create Distinction,” a client asked Scott, “What’s the ultimate level?” That inspired his new book – and keynote presentation – “ICONIC.” How does a professional or organization become so distinctive that they not only stand out in their industry, but set the benchmark for innovation, customer experience, and employee culture?
- The Five Factors of Iconic Performance
- The ONLY two factors upon which customers will judge you
- Why much of what you’ve heard – like “under promise/over deliver,” “defense wins championships,” “sell harder” – does not work in today’s marketplace of multiple generations and cultures.
Create Distinction: What To Do When “Great” Isn’t Good Enough To Grow Your Business
How do you stand out from your competition so you become their preferred choice in a volatile marketplace? Scott reveals the elements that pull you back to the pack – and the Four Cornerstones of Distinction it takes to attain remarkable success.
- How to avoid the mistakes of commoditization
- The specific steps you must take to create distinction
- The importance of personal responsibility in organizational growth
Distinctive Sales: How To Stand Out In a Hyper-Competitive Marketplace
Our research shows that not only are most organizations selling customers and prospects exactly like their competitors, they’re also not emphasizing the differences that will make them the superior choice. In this program, Scott shows the steps required to sell uniquely in a hyper-competitive marketplace.
- Sell the differences that make you a preferred choice
- Four ways to sell uniquely from your competition
- How to transcend transaction and develop loyal relationships for more sales
- The six key disconnections between sales professionals and their customers
The Ultimate Customer Experience: Delivering “What Customers REALLY Want” for Lifelong Loyalty and Endless Referrals
What is the ultimate experience that a customer could have doing business with your organization? This program will teach your team what it takes to create undying loyalty and endless referrals.
- The five steps of an Ultimate Customer Experience
- Why the experience – and not service – generates loyalty; and what you need to do to create it
- The information you need to personalize the experience, in order to intensify the customer’s commitment to your organization
- The Six Disconnections Between Organizations and Customers — and how to bridge the gaps so you can engage distinctively
Leading With Distinction: Motivate Enhanced Productivity To Achieve Remarkable Results
If you lead like everyone else, you’ll get the same team delivering the same results as everyone else – and that’s not good enough in today’s world. In this program, Scott teaches leaders how to become more distinctive, in order to expand your team’s ability to deliver extraordinary results.
- The four key elements to distinctive leadership
- How to be creative – while enhancing clarity about results
- The single most important element in leadership communication
Developing A Distinctive Culture in a Multi-Generational Marketplace: Enhance Retention and Optimize Outcomes in a Diverse Environment
Your organization’s culture will always trump your organization’s strategy – for culture determines how we execute. Yet, in this time of so many diverse generations and cultures working together in our organization, how do we develop a culture that creates distinction? In this program, Scott helps you develop a game plan that respects our differences – and helps us draw strength from our diversity.
- Why “different” from how we do it doesn’t mean “incorrect” in how it’s done
- How generational differences can create distinction when we develop an open, accepting organizational culture
- How to thrive in a workplace with multiple generations, and how to work with people who think differently than you
Standing Out and Moving Up in Times of Change: Create Distinction
Change is certainly not a novel phenomenon, but in many ways the pace of change we are currently experiencing is new. How organizations — and individual professionals — deal with the issues of a rapidly changing and highly competitive environment are critical to both future success and current productivity. Scott McKain’s programs will outline how organizations – and the professionals who work for them – should deal with change. And, he offers compelling insights on how to sell, serve, manage and lead…even when the future is uncertain.
- The specific steps you must take to create distinction
- The Four Cornerstones of Distinction required to stand out and move up in times of change
- The importance of personal responsibility in creating compelling experiences in today’s culture
In addition: The content found in all of Scott’s keynote programs can be expanded to half-day, highly interactive seminars and workshops – or combined in a customized manner specific to your organization’s unique needs to create highly engaging programs — on understanding what customers REALLY want, leading in turbulent times, and how to deliver experiences to external and internal customers in a distinctive manner to create space between you and your competition.
Learn more about Scott’s onsite consulting, workshops and training.