Diana Kander – Curiosity and Innovation Expert

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As a curiosity and innovation expert and NY Times bestselling author Diana Kander helps organizations foster their curiosity and exponential growth.

Unlock the future of innovation with Diana Kander, renowned for redefining business success.

As a New York Times best-selling author and seasoned entrepreneur, she tackles critical questions.

Transform your organization, embrace curiosity, and safeguard against decline with Diana’s invaluable expertise.

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Why you should book Diana Kander for your next event

  • In her insightful keynotes, she will walk her audience through specific ways to boost innovation and ultimately future-proof our organization.
  • Diana Kander has revolutionizes the way businesses look at innovation and curiosity. She has spent her career challenging assumptions and asking thought-provoking questions.
  • She is a serial entrepreneur who entered the United States as a refugee at the age of 8, she has launched and sold millions of dollars worth of products and services.

Diana is a seasoned innovator, entrepreneur, and New York Times best-selling author, renowned for revolutionizing the way businesses perceive innovation and curiosity.

Her expertise extends far beyond mere words on a page; she breathes life into the very essence of these concepts.

When you book Diana for your event, you’re securing a motivational speaker who will ignite a spark of curiosity within your team.

Diana’s experience as a former MBA professor at Mizzou and entrepreneur-in-residence at industry giants like H&R Block and Commerce Bank underscores her authority in the realm of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Her first book, “All In Startup,” has been used by over 100 universities and countless organizations, aiding employees in thinking more like entrepreneurs.

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Her second book, “The Curiosity Muscle,” delves into why staying at the top can be more challenging than getting there, and provides a clear methodology to keep curiosity alive within your organization.

Diana doesn’t just speak about innovation; she embodies it, and her motivational talks are a guiding light for corporations seeking to thrive in an ever-evolving business landscape.

Intriguingly, Diana’s personal approach to pushing the boundaries and achieving remarkable feats each year showcases her curiosity methodology in action.

Her audacious 5,000 pull-ups challenge in 2021, despite never having completed one before, epitomizes her commitment to stepping out of her comfort zone.

When you book Diana for your event, you’re not just getting a keynote speaker; you’re securing a visionary leader who will empower your organization with the tools and insights needed to navigate the challenging terrain of innovation, curiosity, and business success.

Diana is your compass to uncharted territories, ensuring your organization thrives in this ever-changing corporate wilderness.


Go Big or Go Home Keynote

For Executives & Managers

Did you know that once you finish a presentation, your audience will forget 50% of it within an hour and 90% of it within a week?

How are they supposed to take action on your idea when they can’t remember anything you said?

This sad statistic doesn’t have to be your fate.

Diana’s Go Big or Go Home keynote will show you how to significantly increase the amount of your presentation that an audience will retain and create that “gut feeling” that compels them to take action as soon as you’re done.

Based on Diana’s newest book, this talk will offer five concrete tools you can use to emotionally connect with prospects, customers, and employees, and help them remember and act on what you said!

And Diana won’t just educate you about these principles. What fun would that be?

She’ll take you on an interactive roller coaster, carefully weaving in each practice into the talk itself!
(Note: Due to the audience participation level of this presentation, it is exclusively available through an in-person format).

ROI & Key Outcomes:

  • How to create trust with your audience at lightning speed.
  • How to make your presentation memorable and worth telling others about.
  • How to do research that no one else will do to get meetings that no one else will get.
  • How to add surprises into your presentation that will keep the audience laser focused on what you’re saying.

Unleash the Innovator Within

For All Company Meetings

In today’s ever-changing business climate, your attendees’ roles have evolved far past their job descriptions.

They face a volatile external environment – they encounter pressure to stay relevant to customers – they experience challenging workforce issues – and they are being asked to do a lot more with a lot less.

All of this is asking them to be innovators.

The big question is, are they doing it the hard way or the easy way.

Based on her book, The Curiosity Muscle, this keynote helps members of organizations who don’t have innovation in their job description to embrace and identity as an innovator.

Diana will share the key skills and habits that make innovation easier and a lot more fun.
And she’ll empower attendees to harness the power of curiosity to unlock new possibilities and drive business growth.

Attendees will leave this keynote identifying as innovators and seeking opportunities to use their new skills.

ROI & Key Outcomes:

  • How to institutionalize curiosity, asking better questions to stay competitive and relevant to your customers.
  • How to determine blind spots within your organization and avoid falling into the “expert trap“.
  • How to create a more innovative culture that leads to results and drives growth.
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