Learn. Apply. Triumph.
From fireside chats to keynotes, Gorick draws from his ethnographic research with over 500 professionals across geographies, industries, and job types to speak to college students, early career professionals, and leaders worldwide on how to position themselves for career success.
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100+ stories of impact and counting
“He managed to engage 230 attendees across Google as part of our Asian Googler's Network (AGN). Attendees stayed 20 minutes afterwards (and would have stayed longer) to ask their questions.”
"IBMers love the book and Gorick’s events are always well attended and receive amazing feedback. Gorick has joined IBM on 3 different occasions and we just keep asking him to come back. If you are looking for a relatable, high-energy and authentic approach to leadership development, look no further."
“Gorick’s workshop on management skills was a hit with our MIT students and postdocs, and it was a pleasure to work with him to develop the event. He is knowledgeable, personable, and a thoughtful educator. He delivered a lively workshop that was full of concrete tips and tools, and closely tailored to our students’ needs. I am grateful that Gorick is filling this critical skill gap for young professionals, and warmly recommend his work.”
“Gorick’s advice and strategies were well received by our students! He provided our students with tangible tips to know how to tell their stories, build relationships, follow up, and make a lasting impression. Our students were empowered to build their professional network and now feel more comfortable putting themselves “out there” and being confident in taking the next steps into their careers."
“One student said: 'I learned more from Gorick than from the entire Career Advancement Office at my school.' In addition to graciously staying on for an extra 30 minutes to answer questions, he made the presentation especially personal and it resonated with our students and alums, many of whom are first-generation college students/grads.”
"Gorick spoke at our organizations virtual Leadership Summit where he shared his experience, and job readiness knowledge with 500 college students from around the country. His delivery, mastery of his message, and humanity resonated extremely well with our membership. So well, he was rated the best speaker by our members in our Leadership Summit satisfaction survey. We look forward to working with Gorick again."
Fireside Chat/Facilitated Q+A
For all audiences. Have a firm representative facilitate a 60-min live Q&A with Gorick on topics of your choosing. And / or, have Gorick design and moderate a panel with senior leaders of your firm along a theme of your choosing (e.g., how to navigate the unspoken rules of the workplace).
How to Manage More Effectively and Inclusively
For people leaders. People don’t leave companies; they leave managers. Unfortunately, the vast majority of managers get zero training, leading to management through trial and error.In this session, Gorick shares the most common frustrations managers have towards their teams—and how tiny tweaks in one’s management approach can help people leaders help others help themselves.
How to Reach “Level 7 Ownership”
For all audiences (especially individual contributors). What separates star performers from the rest? An ownership mindset. In this session, Gorick demystifies what ownership looks like and sounds like, from “level 1” (how school conditions us to behave) to “level 7” (what star performers do subconsciously) in some of the most common scenarios at work, from asking for help to managing projects.
How to Succeed in a New Internship or Job
For students + interns + early career professionals. Hard skills get you hired, but a lack of soft skills gets you fired. In this workshop, Gorick shows how little things in your first day, week, month, and year can make a big difference in the trajectory of your career.
How to Take Control Of Your Career
For all audiences (especially individual contributors). If you want it, you have to strive for it. If what you want doesn’t exist, you have to create it. If you aren’t sure you can have it, you have to ask for it. In this session, Gorick shares strategies for how to take your career development into your own hands.