This dynamic keynote will inspire participants and kick-start the conference setting the stage for day-long workshop helping young professionals of color define their own success. Gordon is CEO and Founder of New Higher, a high performance consulting company that believes in the power of questions. Through New Higher’s “innerviewing” practice, Gordon and team help increase employee engagement and retention by anonymously asking employees the right question to discover what motivates them and closes the gaps in human capital strategy. Gordon is a nation-wide speaker, presenting to various audiences including, high school students, college students, Fortune 500 companies and various TEDTalks sessions. To see Jullien Gordon’s past presentations, visit his website.
Jullien “The Innerviewer” Gordon is a high performance coach and consultant for organizations, individuals, and teams that want to increase employee performance, motivation, engagement, and retention. As a Founding Partner at New Higher, his consulting work has helped Fortune 100 companies align their human capital strategies to engage, motivate, and retain high performers and his speeches and trainings have helped over 10,000 professionals discover more ways to create value, be present, and find meaning at work. His inquiry-based “innerviewing” technique and tools help professionals fully align what they do with who they are so they can make their highest unique contribution at work and in the world.
Jullien has been in the talent recruitment and development industry since 2007 beginning with his work as the Associate Director of Talent Recruitment for Management Leadership for Tomorrow where he recruited diverse talent at the college and MBA level. From there, he went on to start his own leadership development company called The Department of Motivated Vehicles (which is now New Higher). As the Founding Partner of New Higher, Jullien uses his innerviewing process to help companies and colleges understand what motivates their employees and students at a deeper level. New Higher’s introspective techniques, trainings, and tools seek to motivate, engage, and retain talent to increase presence, productivity, and profit. New Higher has worked with Fortune 100 companies, start-ups, non-profits, and universities.
Jullien is also the author of five books on career advancement, finding purpose, goal achievement, and closing the college-to-career gap to help young professionals discover their life’s work and make their highest contribution to the world and through their daily work. He was trained at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he focused on organizational behavior, high performance leadership, strategy, and entrepreneurship.