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Bill Jensen | Speaker, Futurist, Researcher, Author, Simpleton

Bill Jensen is Mr. Simplicity making it easier to do great work. He helps companies and teams double their productivity and pursue their passions. He has spent the past 30 years studying how work gets done. (Much of what he’s found horrifies him.) As an internationally-acclaimed thought leader Bill is known for extremely useful content, with a passion for making it easier for everyone to work smarter, not harder. Bill makes it easier to leap into tomorrow. He is an IBM Futurist, and has conducted high-impact future of work research for such firms as SAP and Ultimate Software. Bill's eight best-selling business books are all focused on helping you do and be your best. His first book, Simplicity, was the Number 5 Leadership/ Management book on Amazon in 2000. His latest book, Future Strong, maps the tough choices each of us make to create our best futures. As the CEO of The Jensen Group, Bill's clients include Bank of America, Merck, Pfizer, GE, L’Oréal Italia, Genentech, NASA, The World Bank, BBC, Philips Lighting, the US Navy SEALS, the government of Ontario, Singapore Institute of Management, Guangzhou China Development District, and the Swedish Post Office. BILL'S WORK: Time-crunched and overloaded managers? As Mr. Simplicity, Bill Jensen delivers tips and tools to save each individual up to two hours per day! He helps everyone be their best. Strategically, Bill also speaks to senior execs, helping them with their toughest change challenges. Bill has advised, coached and spoken to senior teams across the globe for three decades, guiding them as a thought leader in change management and transformation. Bill has helped thousands of organizations embrace change and disruption faster and better, greatly improving both business and personal performance. SPEAKING: > CATEGORIES: CORPORATE CLIENTS * Change * Communication * Creativity * Customer Focus * Innovation * Leadership * Peak Performance * Strategic Planning * Teamwork * Time Management > CATEGORIES: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT * Accountability * Change * Communication * Creativity * Diversity/Inclusion * Personal Development * Stress/Overload * Work/Life Balance HOT TOPICS: * Work Smarter, Not Harder: How to Get It All Done AND Remain Sane * Creating Cultural Agility with Digital Transformation: Faster, Easier Change * Simplicity: The New Competitive Advantage: Focus, Speed, and Clarity Made Easy * Are You Future Strong? The Future of Work Begins with Your Personal Agility * The Future of Work Begins with Us: Top Essentials for Leading People into Tomorrow MOST EVERY TALK HAS THESE COMPONENTS: * How Tos: Tips and tools tied to your everyday work * Ahas: Practical and helpful new ways of thinking * Ahhhhs: Making your life, and the world, better * Not just Q&A: Interactive exercises or discussions * Great and useful handouts! (Can be paper or digital) MORE SPEAKING VIDEOS: > TEDx: Our Disruptive Tech Legacy: > Future of Work: > Future of Work: Mid-East Executive Summit: > This Year's Toughest Choices for Senior Execs: > Simplicity, the Most Disruptive Force of All: CONSULTING: SIMPLER, CLEARER, EASIER… > CHANGE We have several decades of deep change management experience: From M&As to employee training and development to senior exec coaching – we’ve done it all for some of the best-known companies in the world. > INNOVATION Based on extensive experience and research on disruptive changes, we have pioneered how to drive simpler innovation throughout an entire company. > COMPANIES We designed and developed the Simpler Company Index – pioneering how companies simplify their processes, tools and approaches to management. SAMPLE ASSIGNMENTS: * Decade-Long Global Growth: M&A and executive development for one of the largest financial institutions in the world * Worst to First: Coached plant manager and designed change for unprecedented manufacturing plant turn-around * Simplified Big Pharma: Coached senior team on simplification efforts after major acquisition * In-Depth Coaching: Trained hundreds of doctors and nurses for both a major insurer and world-renowned hospital * Retail Re-think:Helped a major retailer drive innovation through product design as well as store design

Simplicity, Making Different Choices


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Morristown, New Jersey 07960
United States

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  • Keynotes: 45 mins to 90 mins
  • Workshops: 90 mins, to half-day, to full-day
  • Interactive Breakouts
  • Speaking, plus senior team coaching available
  • Global
  • Speaks 35-45 times per year
  • Researcher: Over 1,000,000 interviewed/surveyed across the globe


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Michal Ziso • Architect, Israel

“MIND-BLOWING! I wanted to thank you for a truly inspirational session and many Aha moments! Yours was by far the best session I have ever attended!”

February 2018

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Sian Davies • Toyota UK
My boss noticed that in using what you taught us, I’ve saved at least 10 hours just this week...

“My boss noticed that in using what you taught us, I’ve saved at least 10 hours just this week and have created more time for what really matters. My boss estimates your tools will save us over 10,000 hours!”

February 2018

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Human Capital Management Attendee

“Wow. Thank you for your giving heart. You hit me where I live. You inspired me to be courageous again and embrace my failures in a new way.”

February 2018

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