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David and Jonah  Stillman

David and Jonah Stillman

Generational & Workplace Experts

Biography

David Stillman is not new to the generational conversation. For almost twenty years he has been called on by business executives, politicians and the media to share his expertise on how best to bridge generational gaps. David has appeared on CNN, CNBC, and the TODAY Show as well as NPR and in Fast CompanyThe New York TimesUSA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. Read More >

In addition to being an internationally acclaimed speaker on the generations, David is also the co-author of two best-selling books including When Generations Collide and The M-Factor: How the Millennial Generation Is Rocking the Workplace.

David is excited for his newest book called Gen Z @ Work being published by HarperCollins. It describes the 7 key traits of Gen Z and was just named by the NY Post as one of the 5 books to read in 2017. Best of all, he has coauthored this book with his 17-year-old Gen Z son, Jonah.

Jonah Stillman is a senior in high school and already has quite a few accomplishments. He is a nationally ranked US alpine snowboarder. In addition, he is a youth ambassador for the international non-profit WE and has traveled to both Kenya and Ecuador to build schools. Jonah and a team of peers conducted one of the first national surveys about Gen Z’s workplace attitudes. The eye-opening results ignited Jonah’s interest in keeping the dialogue going. After growing up watching his dad - David - be the voice of his generation, Jonah is excited to be the voice of his generation. He is the youngest speaker on the circuit and has already shared his insights on Gen Z with MSNBC and CBS and Jonah was recently featured in Fast Company.

In addition to writing their book, David and Jonah have been speaking about across the country to a variety of companies and industries about how best to recruit, retain, and manage Gen Z as well as how best to market to Gen Z. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

Gen Z

Speech Topics

Make Way for Gen Z!

Believe it or not…there’s life after the Millennial generation. A new generation is starting to hit our workforce, yet no one has been talking about it. Until now. Read More >

Are you ready for GenZ? Don’t be surprised when you find they are nothing like the Millennials and the time to get to know them is today. The leading edge of GenZ has entered their 20s. While they might just be your intern for now, you need to know that they are your future workforce and marketplace.

Best selling author and generations expert David Stillman offers insights into the next generation – and even better, he’s bringing one along! The first GenZ speaker to hit the circuit.

That’s right, the first GenX and GenZ (father-son) speaking combo can help you get ahead of the curve. No more speculating about the latest generation, here’s your chance to get the straight scoop from two experts, and have fun doing it!

Based on the results of a national Gen Z research study, Gen Z @ Work, audiences will get fresh insights on what makes this newest generation tick. Who are they? What are their expectations around careers and the workplace? How have changes in parenting styles shaped them in new ways? What’s it going to take to get this generation in the door, on board, and up to speed?

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  • Who are the primary generations in the workplace and marketplace today?
  • What makes Generation Z unique?
  • How has the influence of parents shaped this dynamic generation?
  • What’s it going to take to recruit, retain and manage them?

When Generations Collide 2.0

You may think you know the generations, but the Baby Boomers, Generation Xers and Millennials are carving out new territory as they evolve. Now comes the latest twist—the arrival of Generation Z in the workplace and marketplace. Just when you think you’ve bridged all the gaps, it’s time to learn about what happens when generations continue to collide. Read More >

In Generations 2.0, you will learn where all the generations are in their careers today and what they need to be successful. Where are the big generational issues on the horizon for leaders, managers, and individuals? And what’s going to happen when a whole new generation arrives on the scene—Gen Z?

This energizing, fresh, and funny update on Generations 2.0 will help you identify the gaps creating mayhem in your workplace and marketplace, apply smart solutions to help you navigate multigenerational minefields, and ultimately, look at the generations in a whole new way.

David’s multimedia presentations are always entertaining and thought-provoking. Known for customizing his material for every client, David can focus his generational insights in three distinct areas:

  • Workplace: recruiting, retaining, communicating with 4 generations
  • Marketplace: customer service and sales for 4 generations
  • Giving: how to attract and retain 4 gens of donors and volunteers

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  • What are the hot generational trends hitting the workplace and marketplace today?
  • How is the arrival of Generation Z going to shake things up?
  • What does each generation need to be successful?
  • How can you bridge the gaps more effectively whether you are a leader, a manager or an individual contributor?