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WHY BOOK ROHIT TO SPEAK OR HOST?

Thanks for considering me as a speaker or emcee for your event! I specialize in combining humor with actionable advice and have hosted or keynoted more than 200 events in 28 countries. Unlike many full time speakers, my expertise comes from a 15 year consulting career advising over 100 brands. On stage I have interviewed pioneering celebrities, delivered two TEDx talks and frequently conduct private workshops for many of the world’s largest brands. The presentation at right will share a bit more about how I might be able to help you …

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SPEAKING VIDEOS

POPULAR SPEAKING TOPICS

Keynote Topics – Trends & The Future

_DSC6551NON OBVIOUS – HOW TO CURATE IDEAS AND LEARN TO PREDICT THE FUTURE

For the past 5 years, Rohit’s annual Trend Report has been viewed and downloaded more than half a million times. In exclusive talk, participants get a first ever look at the methods Rohit uses to predict the future and learn the five essential habits that will change the way you think. Predicting the future may seem hard, but with the right process it’s not only possible, it can give you the ultimate competitive edge.

THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS – 12 NON-OBVIOUS TRENDS CHANGING YOUR BUSINESS/INDUSTRY IN 2015

In this fast paced keynote presentation participants will take an entertaining look at the top trends which are changing their business (customized by industry) in 2015. Filled with real life examples, original research, and plenty of entertaining stories – this talk has the much needed cure for lazy thinking and clichéd strategies. Obviously.

Keynote Topics – Marketing & Branding

2014_MAMS-4063.jpg_lowTHE HUMAN BRAND – PERSONALITY, STORYTELLING AND THE ART AND SCIENCE OF INFLUENCE

People respond to stories, and they love human brands with personality. This talk goes behind the scenes of some of the most beloved companies in the world to offer a blueprint for any brand to find its voice, craft a better story, and share it with the world.

REPUTATION 2.0 – BUILDING TRUST AND CONQUERING THE MODERN BELIEVABILITY CRISIS

As misleading marketing leads to more consumer distrust – the modern believability crisis is affecting brands worldwide. So how do you manage reputation in a cynical media environment? This talk illuminates a new approach to building trust by telling the truth, being relevant, providing utility, adding simplicity and focusing on timing. Based on his bestselling book Likeonomics– this talk offers a new approach to building trust today.

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION DOESN’T MATTER: HOW TO BUILD REAL BRAND LOYALTY IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA ERA

In a world filled with choices – satisfaction is not enough. Bridging the gap between customer care, social media and human resources, this visual keynote illustrates why satisfaction is never enough and offers real lessons to inspire true brand loyalty.

Keynote Topics – Innovation & Creativity

rohit-bhargava-475NON-OBVIOUS – HOW TO SEE WHAT OTHERS MISS, BE INNOVATIVE AND THINK LIKE A SUPER HUMAN

Isaac Asimov famously described himself as a “speed understander” and wrote over 500 books on dozens of topics in his lifetime. What if any of us could learn to think like him? In this unique talk, Rohit will share some lessons from his work as a trend curator that will inspire the audience to be more observant, see patterns that others miss and awaken a new way of thinking that can indeed help them think like a super human.

USE A SHARPIE! – 10 SURPRISING WAYS CREATIVITY CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

In this short powerful talk, participants will be inspired to rekindle their connection to creative thinking and learn not only how creativity can change your life for the better … but also that our traditional method of describing people as either creative or not is fundamentally flawed. Anyone can harness the power of creativity, and this talk is will help you do it.

INTRAPRENEURSHIP – HOW TO INNOVATE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB

We tend to see innovation as something that entrepreneurs do, but this cutting edge talk will offer a guide to being an “intra-preneur” and being more innovative while keeping the security of a day job. Rather than inspiring people to leave, though, this talk will energize the entrepreneurship spirit in any employee and offer a path to be more innovative within the reality of a corporate culture.

Keynote Topics – Leadership & Inspiration

Vocus 2LIKEONOMICS – THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LIKEABLE LEADERSHIP & WHY LIKEABILITY IS THE ULTIMATE COMPETITIVE EDGE

Based on the best selling book Likeonomics, this talk is about why we trust people (and leaders!) that we like and how likeability is the real key to successfully inspiring a team and getting them to follow you and your vision.

WHY LEADERS DON’T EAT CAULIFLOWER – AN IRREVERENT GUIDE TO BEING A VISIONARY AND TRUSTED LEADER

In this unique talk inspired by Rohit’s best selling book “Always Eat Left Handed”- participants will learn the 15 surprising keys to being successful leaders – including why you should always eat left handed … as long as you’re not eating cauliflower of course.

BRAND YOU – HOW YOUR PERSONAL BRAND CAN SAVE THE WORLD (AND YOUR CAREER)

Unless you are a raving egomaniac, promoting yourself and your own accomplishments probably seems uncomfortable. Yet getting ahead and building career success requires the ability to tell your own story. How can you do it? In this entertaining talk filled with personal examples and real life tips, best selling author Rohit offers lessons on how to build your own personal brand, how doing it might make a difference in the world, and some powerful lessons for how to apply it in your own life.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING…

“Rohit’s presentation was one of the most successful in our chapter’s history … his presentation drew rave reviews for delivering real content in an entertaining and easily accessible style.”

– Matt Ross, American Marketing Association

“The knowledge he holds in his head is like gold dust for any PRO trying to create a credible digital marketing strategy. In 30 minutes, he taught PRWeek more about how information is disseminated on the internet than most people learn in a decade of being a web consumer.”

– Alex Black, PRWeek UK

“Rohit’s blog is intellectual and educational.”

– Wall Street Journal

“Rohit Bhargava is a master at weaving stories together on stage, taking the audience on a journey, all the while, teaching them about real marketing and business tactics. We’ve worked with Rohit many times and love having him speak at our events.”

- Jen Consalvo, Tech Cocktail

“#curiosity marketing panel is the best SXSW one yet. Like a kickass college class you can’t wait to go to. Rohit is like a Social Media Robin Williams.”

– @laurencook

“Rohit is a dynamic speaker, bursting with knowledge and examples about content creation/curation and the business value of likeability. He was one of the Vocus Conference favorites.”

– Brindisi Chan, Marketing Manager at Vocus


RESOURCES FOR EVENT PLANNERS & SPEAKING BUREAUS

Bios & Headshots [Link]
A page with multiple headshots and bios for Rohit in several
useful lengths for use in promotional materials.

Script To Introduce Rohit [PDF]
A short bio with phonetic pronunciation of Rohit’s name
for use by anyone introducing him on stage.

Full List Of Testimonials [PDF]
Full testimonials featured on this site plus several others
recently added from Rohit’s latest appearances.

Full Speaking Brochure [PDF]
A short visual introduction to Rohit’s
speaking style, background, philosophy and personality.

The Brutally Honest FAQs [Link]
A collection of unexpectedly honest answers to the most
common questions Rohit often gets from event planners.

Speaking Bureau Friendly Intro [Contact Rohit for Secret Link]
An client friendly version of Rohit’s presentation brochure - without his
speaking fees or contact info so you can share easily with your clients.

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