Art’s Keynotes

In his keynote speeches, Art, a long-time software industry executive and MBA educator and executive coach, tackles the critical and timely need for all of us in our careers and in our organizations to adapt and adjust to seize opportunities, respond to threats and survive and succeed in this era of change.

These interactive, engaging events challenge participants to think and act differently by applying the 7 Level-Up Skill Sets—sets of behaviors drawn from the latest research in neuroleadership and motivation science —to their daily work and on-going self-development.

Art’s keynotes kick-start re-thinking about career development, leadership, project management, innovation and strategy in a world characterized by volatility and uncertainty.

Come for the keynote and stay for the workshop format that extends the Level-Up message on succeeding in an era of change to practical applications for immediate use in the workplace.

Speaking Topics

In this speech, Art leads audiences through the insights, tools and behaviors critical for survival and success in today’s changing organizations and indeed in this changing world.
Audiences will learn through interactive exercises what unwritten skills and approaches they need to develop to survive and thrive inside today’s ever-shifting organizations.
In this speech, Art explores and explains the seven essential Level-Up Survival Skills that both employees and their organizations need to wield in the marketplace in order to stay ahead of the competition.  Audiences will learn practical tips through examples, cases, and scenarios they work through in order to speed up and focus organizational development and change.
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What Participants Have to Say

“An excellent keynote providing a good balance between theoretical and the practical complemented with relevant case studies and compelling personal experiences! I enjoyed this immensely and have been further challenged to “level-up” in this era of change, ambiguity and conflict.”
Citigroup program participant
“Session with Art Petty was great, very informative, reassuring, positive and energizing.”
Citigroup program participant.
“This was a great day to start my day and give me some thoughts on how to engage myself and my career this year.”
Higher Education Keynote Attendee
“Amazing! Thank you for your inspiration and guidance!”
Project Leadership Conference Participant
“This was wonderful, I gained many tools and ideas to strengthen as a manager.”
Technical Association Management Workshop Participant
“Great speaker!”
Higher Education Association Conference Participant
“Exceptional energy! Great, actionable case studies for developing as a leader.”
Leadership Program Participant.
“Art helped me change my thinking about my priorities as a leader.”
Leadership Program Participant
“Art’s knowledge of management and leadership is endless and there’s no denying his passion.”
Leadership Program Participant
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