Chad J. Willett is a TEDx speaker, two time author, founder of Braodway2LA Acting Studio, and an innovation industry leader. He creates one of a kind experiences for his audiences where groups think and act different than their competition ("Smash the Box") by putting disruptive ideas into actions.
Audiences SMASH THE BOX (Signature Keynote address) by thinking different, acting different, and developing a creative mindset! Groups that "Smash the Box" generate game changing ideas that gives them a creative advantage over their competition. Game changing ideas, unplanned collaborations, and creative mindsets lie outside the box. Are you ready to take thinking outside the box to the next level?
Additional keynote addresses/ workshops can be found on Chad's website.
"The Unscripted Moments in Life Define Us" (TEDx Talk New Albany, Ohio 2018)- Chad talks about using the "Yes And" technique to live a richer and fuller life by embracing opportunities as they present themselves and capitalizing on them.
"Through Line" (TEDx Talk New Albany, Ohio 2019)- Chad explains how to create a "Through Line" in your life which will give you direction, purpose, and sustained energy levels.
***CLIENT RESULTS INCLUDE***
SUNSWEET CORPORATION Stephanie H. / Director of Marketing- "We are creating a Through Line in our company where all members are part of the line and help create it and sustain it." ("Rip Off the Rearview Mirror" Technique)
PERFORMANCE ACADEMY Matt. D. / Principal - "We are becoming a "Yes And" academy." ("Smash the Box" Technique)
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL AREA CONFERENCE Calloway H. / President (Columbus, Ohio Chapter)- "Working on my "Through Line(s) as we speak both personally and professionally!" ("Rip Off the Rearview Mirror" Technique)
CROWN SERVICES INC. "Smashed the Box!" That means they come up with new ideas in the staffing industry (i.e. video resume) that gives them an advantage over their competition. A bright future for this team! #smashthebox #crownservicesinc
Once a year Chad hosts a conference called, "ENERGY," which is open to the public. The event uses principles from Chad's book, "Rip Off the Rearview Mirror" where they experience the power of "NOW." While, 20% of every ticket sold goes to the Wounded Warrior Project as a means of supporting our troops.
WALMART- "Chad was nothing less than AMAZING! He was professional, engaging, personable, and an awesome speaker! Chad made my Walmart Women in Leadership event the best ever. My organization is still talking about how they really enjoyed the presentation. I highly recommend Chad to be a speaker at your next event." - Jennifer Thomas/ Human Resource Manager
NATIONWIDE INSURANCE- "Chad was professional and received a lot of praise from my peers and supervisors who attended the meeting. Wonderful presentation that resonated with all of us. Thanks so much." Alex Bork/ IT Operations
WEST CARROLTON SCHOOLS- This interactive program was fantastic, and many attendees commented that they were going to put these techniques to use in the workplace. Chad is an amazing speaker with a fantastic program." Tammy Pierce/ CAP
***CLIENT LIST INCLUDES***
Walmart, Raytheon Corporation, Sunsweet, Bayer Healthcare, Zane State University, Discover Financial Services, Nationwide Insurance, Grange Insurance, Centric Consulting, Direct Energy, ITT Technical Institute, Slippery Rock University, Cardinal Health, Procter & Gamble, ECOT & more.
Chad writes a weekly blog which can be joined on his website
Book #1: His book "Smash the Box" purposefully SMASHES the way books are written: pages are out of order, no table of contents, no page numbers etc.
Book #2: His book "Rip Off the Rearview Mirror" will give you a hands on experience to live for the only minute you can control which is "Now."
Chad J. Willett (National Speakers Association/ Screen Actors Guild) is an international speaker, two time author, and creativity and innovation leader who trained at the world famous improvisational school, "The Groundlings." He was featured in the hit films "She's All That" with Paul Walker, "Halloween H2O," with Jamie Lee Curtis and "Can't Hardly Wait" with Jennifer Love Hewitt.
Chad has also worked for three fortune 500 companies (Manpower, ITT Technical Institute and the Washington Post) and is the owner/ operator of Broadway2LA Acting Studio. He leverages his acting background with his experience in working America to create one of a kind keynote addresses/ workshops for his audiences.
Chad is a member of St. Mary's Church in German Village, Ohio and the creator of "Make Faith Matter." He has also been involved with "Big Brothers, Big Sisters", and a reading literacy program for adults. Finally, Chad is married to his wife Erika, and is a proud father to his baby girl, Scarlett.