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Seth Mattison

Workforce Strategist & Management Trendspotter

Seth Mattison is an Internationally renowned expert on workforce trends and generational dynamics. As Founder and Chief Movement Officer of FutureSight Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brand and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work.

Los Angeles, , California, USA

Presentations

Building a next-generation enterprise for a next-generation workforce
For future focused organizations to succeed in the new world of work a bold approach to management is needed. An approach where freedom, trust, and experimentation are not only embraced but encouraged. Seth will provide a road map for anticipating the management challenges that demand fundamentally new thinking. Inspire leaders to break free from obsolete management models that limit success. And help leaders build tomorrow’s best practices today.

Insights from the New World of Work
This program is designed to help leaders prepare to navigate a new business landscape where the pace of change is elevating and collaboration is the key ingredient to unleashing the innovation required to compete and win. Seth will challenge conventional leadership thinking while introducing the 5 super trends shaping the Future of Work. Supported with cutting edge research and category leading case studies Seth will prepare audience participants to be able to compete and thrive in the changing landscape of work.

Building better connections in the digital age
In today’s super-wired, highly digital society, humans still crave social interaction and relationships. In business, creating strong relationships is the key to achieving success, both individually and as an organization. What’s the secret for cultivating successful relationships, particularly in business? As more and more of lives play out virtually, connections can sometimes feel less than fulfilling. From Facebook to LinkedIn, Twitter to Foursquare, it’s important to remember just how powerful it can be to reach beyond the fiber optics and make that physical connection. By balancing the time and energy we spend in both the physical and virtual space we can create deeper and more meaningful connections.

Taking sales to a new level
This program is designed to help leaders prepare to navigate a new business landscape where the pace of change is elevating and collaboration is the key ingredient to unleashing the innovation required to compete and win. Seth will challenge conventional leadership thinking while introducing the 5 super trends shaping the Future of Work. Supported with cutting edge research and category leading case studies Seth will prepare audience participants today for what is going to be required to compete and thrive tomorrow.

Unleash the Power and Perspective of Every Generation
Take a look around your organization today. There’s a good chance you’re working alongside 3 and possibly even 4 generations of talent. Going forward, the workforce is moving inexorably toward greater diversity. This dynamic can create crippling challenges or game changing advantages for teams that learn to recognize, understand, value, and ultimately tap the strategic perspective that lies within every generation. Fresh eyes alongside seasoned wisdom will be a fierce force in the new world of work. Gen-Power will help you harness it. Seth will explore the histories, personalities, strengths, and challenges of each unique generational group. And share insights and today’s biggest workforce trends.

Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today for the New World of Work
We’re experiencing the greatest shift the world has seen in the way we organize, collaborate, connect, and contribute since the Industrial Revolution.  Change this significant requires a new set of operating principles, based on empowerment, consensus, transparency and a shift from control to collaboration. With 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every single day, the time has come for today’s hyper connected young leaders to hack the system and create the leadership framework needed for a 21st Century Workplace. To do this will require leaders to step up in new ways with fresh perspectives. Whether that’s leveraging the power of more senior colleagues by harnessing their wisdom and knowledge or by tapping into the collaborative nature of today’s new hires, to bring forward their best ideas, next generation leaders will bring out the best and brightest from those around them.

Awards

2013
MeetingsNet | Favorite Speakers

  • His content was spot on. His keynote was engaging, interactive and connected directly with our audience. Seth did his homework and reached out to several members as well as visiting a member company before the event to ensure he was able to tie in “real-life issues” to the program. His message was just the jump start our members needed to begin reshaping their views and planning within their companies. His presentation was so compelling, that several of our member companies have asked him to attend their conferences or company events to share the knowledge. I would definitively recommend him again.

    - Director of Education, Produce Marketing Association
  • He was passionate, insightful, and full of energy in sharing his stories and perspective. Mattison comes from a place of deep understanding regarding the opportunities served up through leadership accountability, workforce trends, and the tricky navigation of inter generation teams. He has the skill of making his presentation authentically connect with the audience and their thirst for learning and leadership. Participants from all groups raved about his memorable session. Seth and his work are embraced as a key part of our leadership strategy and system.

    - Chief People Officer – ATB Financial
  • Seth Mattison is by far the best. Fun and funny, energetic, and totally relatable. He manages to engage every member of the audience.

    - Director of Content and Media Integration, MeetingsNet
  • He was utterly amazing, everyone in attendance couldn’t stop talking about him for days! He is a super star, over the top with knowledge, expertise, energy, creativity and brilliant speaking skills. He interviewed several of our attendees in advance and then customized his speech which really made it a home run. Seth made our conference a tremendous success and any organization that hires him to speak is certain to take their event to an entirely new level.

    - VP of Meetings & Membership, National Confectioners Association
  • He was utterly amazing; everyone in attendance couldn’t stop talking about him for days!

    - He was utterly amazing; everyone in attendance couldn’t stop talking about him for days!
  • Your presentation was not only inspiring for us ‘millennials’ but also for the gen X and baby boomers about to retire. For that, I thank you! You definitely had our wheels spinning, giving me the opportunity to benefit from brilliant mentors who are now a bit more willing to pass down their experience, success and failures.

    - Director of Education, Produce Marketing Association
  • His content was spot on. Engaging, interactive and connected directly with our audience.

    - Education Manager, Produce Marketing Association

Summary Profile

Named to the Editors’ Picks for Favorite Speakers for 2013 by MeetingsNet, Seth’s presentations bring an entirely unexpected perspective on the future of work, talent, innovation, and the power of relationships. With a passion for helping to create greater understanding and collaboration in today’s workplace, Seth offers participants actionable content that can immediately impact business performance.

With his finger on the pulse of today’s changing workforce, Seth blends storytelling from his own personal experience working with category leading brands while leveraging cutting edge research to develop fresh perspectives on the key strategic issues most relevant for today’s leaders.

Over the past 5 years Seth has shared his insight with thousands of business leaders around the world and has received accolades from many of the world’s best brands including: MasterCard, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, AT&T, PepsiCo, GE Energy, Prudential Real Estate, Cisco, State Farm, Merrill Lynch, Dow, Disney, and Deloitte.

Seth knows that sitting through a boring or off-topic speech is utterly painful. So he keeps things edgy and interactive. He uses stories and humor extensively to craft presentations that are educational, motivational, and entertaining. But whenever he’s in front of a group, of twenty-five people or twenty-five hundred, he provides valuable and actionable information about the new world of work and what future focused leaders can do to prepare for it.

Seth speaks to all kinds of organizations: Consumer goods companies, Business-to-Business, entrepreneurs, small business owners, nonprofits, and more. He’s been rated one of the top speakers at every event he’s keynoted. Most importantly, his presentations combine three essential qualities: entertainment, information, and motivation.