“The best presentation I’ve seen in 30 years”

Andrew has presented to more than 100,00 people and is often the highest rated speaker at his events. He is a frequent keynoter at conferences (Conscious Capitalism, BUSHconnect), colleges (NYU, Western Ontario) and for Fortune 500 brands like MasterCard and Google. Andrew believes that a presentation is only as good as the lasting change it sparks in his audience. He tells inspiring stories that are grounded in compelling research and packages takeaways in a practical format that attendees put into action right away. Whether he is breaking down the principles of meaningful conversation or introducing pitch techniques that will help you close a massive deal, Andrew is a can’t miss speaker for your next event.

Andrew's Most Popular Workshops

The Art of Meaningful ConversationLeadership, Communication

Stanford recently determined that ‘Verbal Fluency” is the only reliable factor that can predict future success. In this session, Andrew breaks down the practical techniques that anyone can use to meet new people, build deeper relationships and confidently talk about their ideas. (Optional: Establish strategic prompt questions that help your attendees meet one another at your event.)

Audience Takeaways:

  • Learn how to introduce yourself to strangers more naturally
  • Turn your curiosity into a superpower and find “Social Flow”
  • Identify your “Go-To” questions for important social situations
  • Use the “metamorphic two-step” to feel confident in any room
  • Learn to connect with passion and ask for what you want

How To Get A Yes – Sales, PR & Marketing

Whether you are seeking investment, pitching a client, or asking your boss for a bigger budget, the success of your priority project will often come down to a single decision maker saying yes. This talk will show you how to create “3C” communication (clear, concise and compelling) and win buy-in from decision makers when it matters most.

Audience Takeaways:

  • Craft a signature story that connects people emotionally
  • Make people care about your business with eye openings statistics
  • Overcome the fear of rejection. Ask for what you want
  • Use the “Anchor” exercise to introduce your ideas naturally
  • Articulate your purpose and make people want to help you

Live The Questions – Students, Mental Health, Career Skills

Did you know that 60% of young people in the US are struggling with shyness or social anxiety? Andrew used to be one of them. In this keynote, Andrew tells the story of how we went from an anxious college student to purpose-driven CEO one year after graduating. Students will walk out with powerful questions to “find themselves” and a tangible plan to be more confident and pursue their dreams.

Audience takeaways:

  • Understand what causes shyness to alleviate symptoms and become more confident
  • Guided 4-step exercise to find your dream job, passions, skills, and priorities
  • Learn how to ask questions, demonstrate value and nail your next interview
  • Use the perfect email template to connect with potential mentors and high-value internships
  • Learn how to embody the one skill that all employers are looking for

Gratitude and Employee Recognition – Employee Wellness, Company Culture 

Learn the compelling research on gratitude and its ability to transform psychological well-being in and out of the workplace. Andrew will also share some of the simple gratitude exercises, employee recognition tactics and communication techniques that top tier leaders are adopting to be happier and more effective.

Audience Takeaways

  • The science of gratitude and its impact on health and happiness
  • Do this for 60 seconds a day and you’ll be 25% happier
  • Simple communication techniques to share your appreciation more effectively
  • Simple employee recognition systems that you can put into place in minutes
  • Learn how to unify a group with gratitude and recognition exercises [/_one_half_last]

 

Speaking Testimonials

"Andrew has the rare ability to immediately connect to audiences on both an emotional and intellectual level, a calm and magnetic confidence that engages any crowd, and important words of wisdom for living a purpose-driven life."

− Ben Rattray, Founder & CEO // Change.org
 

" Our global scholars loved the interactivity of the session and are already using your communication techniques to pitch their projects with more passion and confidence. Thank you!"

− Laurie Armstrong, MasterCard Foundation

"Members of the Institute for Excellence in Sales were very pleased with the sales workshop Andrew Horn presented several attendees even called it their favorite ISE session ever! Our members, typically high-performing sales executives and leaders began implementing his lessons that day and have already seen exemplary results."

− Fred Diamond, Executive Director // Institute of Excellence in Sales
 

"Andrew really connected with our non-profit community. He helped attendees understand the needs of those they were serving and helped them articulate new solutions through a wonderful, fresh presentation."

− Eileen Curtis, President // Dulles Chamber of Conference

"Andrew is an inspiring speaker and presented some novel ideas for the student entrepreneurs in attendance. Most importantly, his tactics to develop a pitch and a story will help our community to pitch and advance their social entrepreneurial ventures. I strongly recommend him for any conference to inspire the next generation of leaders."

− Alex Simon, Organizer // Shift Series Conference

"Attendees left with practical systems and communication techniques that they could immediately put to work for their business. We even had several attendees say it was their favorite session from the conference! I wouldn’t hesitate to have Andrew come back and present with us again."

− Julia Van Amerongen, Director of Programs + Events // Conscious Capitalism Summit

"Andrew did an exceptional job speaking to our college group. He was engaging, impactful, and gave real direction as to how to make the connections you want to make, without the theoretical filler they often get at school."

− Ellen Christansen, Program Director // Dream Careers

"Andrew was wonderful! Feedback from attendees was excellent. He presents in a way that is dynamic and engaging. The only complaint was that they did not want the session to end!"

− Angie Carerra, Resource Coordinator // Fairfax County Office of Public & Private Partnerships

"Andrew truly inspired me to present my business in a different way. He was incredibly compelling and I was not alone in being inspired by Andrew’s talk on effective pitching and story telling. In fact, in our small group, three out of six students specifically mentioned that his talk impacted them more than any other over the two day conference. I came out of his talk with a new, more refined pitch for my business as well as a better story. "

− Emily Raleigh, Founder // The Smart Girls Group
 

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