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Speaking Programs

Mark delivers interactive and engaging speaking programs that will make you think, smile, and take action to Eliminate Territorial Thinking and Build Functional, Collaborative, Aligned Teams in Your Organization.
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“At Parthenon Management Group, we pride ourselves on being a dynamic and forward-thinking company dedicated to excellence in management and leadership. As a team, we constantly strive for growth, innovation, and empowerment. Mark Kenny’s session was the highlight of our annual staff retreat, aligning seamlessly with our company’s values, aspirations, and the entire theme of the retreat.”

Jacob Hinnen, Parthenon Management Group


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“The Kentucky Chapter of IPMA-HR had an awesome conference yesterday with excellent speakers! Mark Kenny drove home our conference theme and knocked it out of the ball park! Absolute grand slam! Mark, thank you for such a great presentation and look forward to having you back in the future!”

Dale Clemons, HR Director, Commonwealth of Kentucky

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“The feedback on your keynote was outstanding! It was a wonderfully different approach that really helped to foster connection among participants from the start and set the stage for engagement throughout the rest of the conference!”

Natalie Trent, CUPA-HR

“Thank you, Mark, you were amazing. I didn’t know what to expect and you exceeded my expectations.”

Meda Merritt, AFSA

“The content was spot-on, and the engagement activities were excellent. It will be a hard act to follow for our next speaker.”

Amy Scully, Institute of Management Accountants

mark’s KEYNOTE Topic

Mark’s speaking programs are filled with audience interaction and engaging content that makes a difference and inspires your audience to take action!

Territorial Thinking: We’ve All Done It!

In today’s environment, more and more initiatives require teams to work together, across boundaries, to achieve great results. Eliminating territorial thinking is not just an option, but a requirement to the success of organizations and overburdened leaders. And yet, we have all participated in being territorial. It’s natural! Join Mark as he leads a genuine, practical, and fun discussion to redefine what it means to work together, across boundaries, to drive your team forward.

After this session, your audience will be able to:

  • Discuss the Five Transformative Actions to Eliminate Territorial Thinking.
  • Increase team alignment across your organization.
  • Improve cooperation and communication.
  • Reset how we think about other team members and groups.

Silos of the Mind: How to Improve Cooperation across Boundaries

After this session, your audience will be able to:

  • Describe why connecting silos is better than breaking down silos.
  • Examine the destructive role of artificial silos.
  • Construct a plan to tear down artificial silos and connect the productive silos in your organization.

This topic is best for:

  • Leaders at any level.

The interactive format kept everyone engaged and opened up the opportunity for a new dialog at the hospital about how we need to lead our teams differently.
Scott Buchanan | Williamson Medical Center