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Lindsey Pollak

She is recognized as the top expert on the millennial generation and how members of all generations can thrive in today’s multigenerational workplace

Lindsey Pollak takes the guesswork out of engaging the largest generation in today’s workplace.

She is the leading voice on millennials in the workplace, trusted by global companies, universities and the world’s top media outlets — and, most importantly, by millennials themselves.

Often called a “translator,” Lindsey advises both millennials looking to succeed in today’s work environment and the organizations that want to recruit, retain and market to them.

Conference audiences — in industries ranging from consumer packaged goods to finance to insurance to manufacturing to media to real estate to technology — have benefited from her subject matter expertise, entertaining storytelling and practical, actionable advice.

  • Mastering the Millennial Mindset: What Does Gen Y Want?
  • Managing the Generational Workplace
  • Succeeding in the Multigenerational Workplace
  • Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders

We count on Lindsey to expertly navigate tough audiences to an understanding of ever-changing workplace dynamics; and arm them with tools to manage, motivate and inspire a new generation of bankers.
Anna Laidlaw, Former Director of HR for US Investment Banking Lazard

Lindsey’s presentation was tremendously informative and engaging, and conveyed very powerfully why we need to understand more about the millennial generation.
Alan J. Kreczko, EVP and General Counsel The Hartford

Few people out there know more about [millennials’] thoughts, values, and priorities than Gen Y expert Lindsey Pollak
Business Insider,  businessinsider.com

Simply put, Lindsey is the best voice in the millennial workplace.
John Hillformer, Higher Education Evangelist LinkedIn

Lindsey should be called the Millennial Expert 2.0 – her material and approach take this topic to the next level. As one executive said, “This was one of the most compelling presentations I’ve seen in a very long time.”
Ryan Fisher, Principal Pivot Leadership

A Partial List of Lindsey’s Corporate Clients

  • AIG
  • Allegis Group Services
  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Bank of America
  • Barclays
  • Beneficial Bank
  • Citi
  • CNBC
  • Credit Suisse
  • Dell
  • ESPN
  • Fidelity
  • GE
  • The Hartford
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • IBM
  • Lazard
  • LinkedIn
  • Merrill Lynch
  • New York Life Investment Management
  • ProAssurance Corporation
  • Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen
  • Synchrony Financial
  • Time Inc.
  • Training the Street
  • UBS
  • UDR
  • Verizon
Travels From:  New York
City: New York
$15,001 to $20,000

Biography

Lindsey Pollak is a New York Times best-selling author of Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders and Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World.

Her keynote speeches — which she has delivered to over 200 corporations, conferences and universities, including Citi, Estee Lauder, GE, Ralph Lauren, Yale, Harvard, Wharton and MIT — have audiences so engaged that, in the words of one attendee, “I didn’t check my phone once!”

Lindsey also works with select brands as their go-to in-house expert and public spokesperson for all things millennial, including strategic planning, media campaigns and social outreach. As a LinkedIn Ambassador for six years, she created and delivered webinars that trained over 100,000 people to advance their careers using the platform. Currently, Lindsey serves as The Hartford’s Millennial Workplace Expert and chair of Cosmopolitan magazine’s Millennial Advisory Board.

Her advice and opinions have appeared in such media outlets as The TODAY Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and NPR. She appears on several lists of “Best People to Follow on Twitter,” including Mashable’s list of top non-fiction authors. Forbes named her blog one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career.”

Lindsey’s passion for mentoring young people goes back to her student days as a dorm RA at Yale University. Today, she lives in New York City with her husband and four-year-old daughter, a future leader of Generation Z.

Presentations

How much do you know about your millennial employees? What motivates them? What discourages them? What kind of leaders will they be? In this essential program, New York Times best-selling author Lindsey Pollak helps you better understand your organization’s millennials and provides actionable strategies to harness the power and potential of the largest generation in the workplace today.

Attendees will:

  • Discover the key workplace preferences of millennials — and how to integrate these preferences with other generations’ preferences.
  • Hear about best practices at companies that are successfully attracting, engaging and retaining top millennial talent.
  • Learn tactical strategies for managing, engaging and training millennial employees.

For the first time in history, four generations are sharing the workplace — and sometimes it feels like they’re living in four different worlds. How can you successfully manage the diverse styles of the Traditional Traditionalists, Still-Booming Boomers, Xtra-Independent Gen Xers and Tech-or-Die Gen Ys? The answer is crucial to your organization’s day-to-day productivity and long-term strategic success.

In this program, New York Times best-selling author Lindsey Pollak — often called a translator among generations — shares expert insights into the four generations and their motivations, goals and communication styles. You will learn how organizations across a wide variety of industries are thriving with a multigenerational workforce. And you’ll gain specific, actionable strategies to manage your cross-generational challenges and turn your multigenerational workforce into a competitive advantage.

Attendees will:

  • Discover potential points of generational conflict and tactics to handle them.
  • Learn how to strengthen cross-generational communication.
  • Obtain specific strategies to leverage multigenerational opportunities.

For the first time in history, four generations are sharing the workplace — and sometimes it feels like they’re living in four different worlds. How can you successfully work with the Traditional Traditionalists, Still-Booming Boomers, Xtra-Independent Gen Xers and your own peers, the Tech-or-Die Gen Ys? The answer is crucial to your day-to-day productivity and your long-term career success.

In this dynamic program, New York Times best-selling author Lindsey Pollak — often called a translator among generations — shares expert insights into the four generations and their motivations, goals and communication styles. You will gain specific, actionable strategies to manage cross-generational challenges and turn multi generational understanding into a competitive advantage.

Attendees will:

  • Discover potential points of generational conflict and tactics to handle them.
  • Learn how – and why – to defy millennial generation stereotypes.
  • Gain specific strategies to strengthen your cross-generational communication skills.

We are in the midst of a leadership revolution, as power passes from baby boomers and Gen Xers to the rising millennial generation. In this engaging presentation, New York Times bestselling author Lindsey Pollak defines the new rules of 21st century leadership and draws on original research, her own extensive experience and interviews with newly minted managers and entrepreneurs to share the secrets of millennial leadership — and provides real-world, actionable tips to help attendees use that knowledge to rise in their own careers.

Audiences will learn how to:

  • Learn the classic rules of leadership excellence that never go out of style.
  • Build their personal brands, communication skills and networking prowess.
  • Avoid common mistakes made by inexperienced leaders.

Areas of expertise

  • Generation Y
  • Generational Differences
  • Leadership
  • Career Development
  • Personal Branding
  • Networking
  • Thought Leadership
  • Social Media
  • LinkedIn
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