Jan Lehman is an international speaker, author, and CEO of CTC Productivity. Her motto is to “Change the Culture” so organizations minimize wasted time, talent, and technology. For over a decade, Jan’s talks have helped thousands to dramatically improve profitability, employee engagement, and job satisfaction.
Using a blend of psychology and technology, Jan’s approach to workplace productivity extends beyond simple hacks or a one size fits all solution. You’ll get an exciting blend of interactive lessons and immediately usable strategies to work smart and do more. The roots of Jan’s business acumen and people-first attitude come from her business degree in Operations and Systems Management with a minor in Psychology from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Keynote speaking is the perfect forum for her to blend her people skills and productivity expertise.
As a former Fortune 500 technology executive, Jan created and led highly effective teams that streamlined business processes and automated workflows. Today she works with leaders to leverage insights, strategies, and solutions to minimize waste and create a culture of productivity throughout their organizationsAll of Jan Lehman’s in-person talks and virtual experiences are customized to meet the needs of your event and exceed the expectations of your audience. But there is a common theme: Jan helps leaders eliminate waste in their organizations so they can become truly effective in their role.
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Employee Engagement Topic - Building an Effective and Engaged Team Culture
Command and control leadership is out. Today it’s about creating a work environment where everyone feels they are part of a team and have the room to grow and thrive. Driving productivity while increasing recruitment and retention.Create a culture where teams can work together effectively. Reducing inefficient work environments that lead to stress and employee burnout. Create a respective work environment where employees can do their best work. An environment where everyone gets their most important work each day.Join us to learn practical advice on how to maximize the time, talent, and technology in your organization and create a winning culture.
Stress Topic - How to Work Efficiently with Fewer People in a Hybrid World
The world has significantly changed. We need to learn to work more efficiently with fewer people. Plus, technology forces us to be always on. Employee burnout and stress are at a high point.It’s time to look at your business and create a new work culture with a focus on stress reduction. How do we get teams to work together effectively so everyone gets their most important work done every day and doesn’t feel pressured to work longer hours?Join us to learn practical ideas that can be implemented immediately to help improve your work culture to not only reduce stress but increase productivity. Creating a win-win environment for all.
Leadership Topic - How to be an Effective Leader Navigating in this New World
As a leader, you have the opportunity and responsibility to create a winning culture that drives productivity and increases employee engagement in this highly evolving work environment. But it must start with you. Create a culture of productivity that minimizes unnecessary interruptions, emails, and non-essential work. Get everyone focused on their most important priorities and stop the highly reactionary behavior that has become the norm in business today. Since productivity and employee engagement are tightly linked this is a win-win for the organization and your employees.Lead by example by defining and following effective communication protocols across platforms and learn how to fully leverage your technology. Learn how the technology we are using is evolving and what you need to do now to be prepared for that transition.Join us for a tactical as well as strategic discussion on how to maximize the time, talent, and technology in your organization.
Productivity Topic - How to Do More with Less and Create a Winning Culture
The world is changing, and leaders need new tools in their toolbelt. With fewer people and a complex technical and business environment changes must be made to help everyone be more successful. Create a work environment that helps everyone be more productive and able to do their best work every day. Help create rules of engagement that eliminate unnecessary interruptions and allow people to be truly productive.Get everyone focused on their most important priorities and stop the highly reactionary behavior that has become the norm in business today. Since productivity and employee engagement are tightly linked this is a win-win for all.Learn how to create effective communication protocols across platforms and learn how to fully leverage your technology. Join us for a tactical as well as strategic discussion on how to maximize the time, talent, and technology in your organization.
“Jan did a phenomenal job with our team. She invested time up-front to design content that was relevant and timely for us, and was engaging during the presentation. She allowed time for interaction. Feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Would definitely recommend her if you or your team has a productivity gap, or just wants to better understand how to maximize the technology already available to you.”— Matthew Piechocki; Regional Director, Managed Markets at Eli Lilly and Company
"Jan presented time management concepts to the Twin Cities Human Resource Association (TCHRA). It was very well done! She is very professional in her approach and told excellent stories to bring the concepts to life. I think the content would be beneficial for many companies!" — Krysta Kaner, SHRM
“Jan came highly recommended to AGC of SD from one of our members who have changed internal processes to become more productive and effective. As a Keynote at our 2022 Convention, she was a hit. Her stage presence was high-energy and professional and her presentation was on-point. In addition, she was exceptionally easy and positive to work with. I would highly recommend her!”— Margaret Pennock; Director Of Workforce Development at AGC of South Dakota
“Jan was outstanding. She was able to craft meaningful content for a diverse audience and deliver key take-a-ways so participants could leave with actionable items for self-growth. Jan’s approach is engaging, creative, and impactful.” — Christy Hall, Meeting Planner - National Assoc of Mutual Insurance Companies
“Jan Lehman is a phenomenal speaker and efficiency enthusiast. Our team walked away with many action items we are already implementing to save us time through more efficient use of emails, more effective meetings and increased focus time through time management best practices.” — Wendi Breuer, CEO SeaChange