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Globoforce Announces Bestselling Author and Quiet Revolution Co-Founder Susan Cain as Keynote Speaker for WorkHuman 2017 Conference
|By Business Wire
|November 30, 2016 10:02 AM EST
a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today announced
Quiet Revolution co-founder and bestselling author Susan Cain as a
keynote speaker for its WorkHuman®
2017 conference, May 30-June 1, in Phoenix, Ariz., at the JW Marriott
Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort.
Globoforce also announced
top-ranked Wharton School professor and New York Times bestselling
author Adam Grant as a keynote speaker last month. The mission of the
WorkHuman movement is to galvanize leaders and organizations worldwide
to harness the transformative power of people for the next generation of
HR. The annual event has grown exponentially in size since the inaugural
event in 2015, and has featured some of the world’s most influential
thought leaders and visionaries, including Arianna Huffington, renowned
business thinker Gary Hamel, actor Michael J. Fox, and bestselling
author Shawn Achor.
“We all have the capacity to tap into our ‘quiet side’ to transform the
way we innovate, lead and communicate in the workplace,” said Cain. “I
am excited to join Globoforce’s WorkHuman movement and help
revolutionize the modern workplace through an emphasis on humanity and
Cain is the co-founder of Quiet Revolution and the author of the
bestsellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts, and Quiet:
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, which
has been translated into 40 languages, has been on the New York Times
bestseller list for more than four years, and was named the #1 best book
of the year by Fast Company, which also named Cain one of its
Most Creative People in Business.
Cain is also the co-founder of the Quiet Schools Network and the Quiet
Leadership Institute. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times,
the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.
Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed more than 15 million times
and was named by Bill Gates as one of his all-time favorite talks. Cain
is the recipient of Harvard Law School’s Celebration Award for Thought
Leadership, the Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award for
Communication and Leadership, and was named one of the world’s top 50
Leadership and Management Experts by Inc. Magazine. She is an
honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School.
At WorkHuman 2017, Cain will draw on her work to offer audiences a
revolutionary perspective on the importance of creating, accessing and
voicing their “softer” sides designed to achieve broad impacts for
leadership, innovation and teamwork in the workplace.
“Though ‘quiet’ in nature, Susan is a dynamic force when it comes to
empowering workplace leaders to utilize introversion to the benefit of
their respective companies,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “Her
unique perspectives and engaging talks about bringing one’s whole self
to work make her a perfect addition to the WorkHuman movement. We
happily welcome her to the stage in 2017.”
For more information or questions about the conference, call toll-free
at 844-975-4626 (844-WRKHMAN) or visit www.workhuman.com.
Globoforce is a leading provider of social
recognition solutions, helping companies build stronger, more human
cultures through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces
by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of
the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize
employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS
technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to
take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What
results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in
employee engagement, retention and productivity. The company pioneered
the WorkHuman movement, created to galvanize organizations and leaders
worldwide to create a more human workplace. This movement culminates
annually at the WorkHuman conference, taking place May 30-June 1, 2017,
in Phoenix, Ariz. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Mass.,
and Dublin, Ireland.
To learn more:
Be part of the movement. Join us at the annual event in Phoenix, Ariz.,
May 30-June 1, 2017.
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