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CEO of Imperative, Expert on the Science of Purpose at Work, Globally Recognized Social Entrepreneur & Author of "The Purpose Economy"

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 Aaron Hurst Biography

Aaron Hurst is the foremost expert on the science of purpose at work and in 2014 brought global awareness to the rise of the fourth economic era in history, the Purpose Economy. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Imperative, the social learning platform that enables employees to help each other grow and be fulfilled at work. Previously, as the founder of the Taproot Foundation, Aaron catalyzed the $15 billion pro bono service market. He is a third generation graduate of the University of Michigan.

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The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World

The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World

Speaking Topics
  • Finding Your Purpose

    This informative and inspiring talk is designed equip the millennial workforce with the tools needed to be fully engaged and fulfilled at current and future work. Using groundbreaking research in positive psychology and his experience working with over 25,000 purpose-seeking professionals at Taproot, Aaron shows young professionals how to design their work to be rich in meaning and purpose. He draws on stories from professionals who have embraced purpose and meaning at work across all fields and occupations to paint a vivid picture of what purpose at work looks like for each of us. Each attendee will be guided in determining the who, why and how of their individual purposeful work journey and shown how to use this knowledge to craft a work experience in any job that is engaging, allows expression and creates meaning.
    • An overview of the myths that exist about purpose and what working purposefully actually means
    • An understanding of your individual Purpose ProfileTM and how to apply it to your work
    • Next steps to immediately begin crafting your current job into your calling Optional: Small interactive workshop led by the Purpose Economy team on creating individual purpose statements.

  • Leading With Purpose

    How your organization can attract and retain Millennials and other purpose-driven professionals who are motivated, engaged and committed to your mission. Are you doing enough to attract and deeply engage purpose-driven employees? In the Purpose Economy, Aaron Hurst argues that purpose has overtaken information as the core driver of the global economy. Leaders from all industries who understand the new economy early are in the best position to capitalize on this huge market shift while fundamentally changing the nature of business. Referencing groundbreaking research in positive psychology, Aaron will first speak on attracting millennials and other purpose-driven professionals to your organization and motivating them to do their best work. Professionals who are focused on purpose and see their work as a calling have greater personal well-being and as a result are more productive and committed to their organizations. He will also address how to effectively guide your existing workforce in crafting their own jobs. A practice proven to significantly increase retention and well-being.
    • Learn what millennials are looking for at work and how to engage them
    • A guide on building community leaders within your organization
    • The three approaches to a purpose economy organization and which will work for you Optional: Additional small interactive workshop led by the Imperative team on creating your own purpose statements and aiding your team to do the same.

  • Disrupting Markets

    How to use the same tactics as Steve Jobs and Elon Musk to design and move a market to adopt your product, service or idea on a large scale. Elon Musk, Steve Jobs and John Mackey didn’t just build products or even businesses. They designed and moved markets. New research combined with foundational innovation theory now make it possible for the rest of us to design strategies to do the same. Through case studies and new socio-economic research, Aaron gives leaders actionable advice on how to strategically shape any market to adopt a product or service on a large scale. As a lead architect of the pro bono movement as well as the Purpose Economy, Aaron uses his personal experience in moving global markets to provide an actionable guide on designing how an innovative idea, product or service gets adopted into mainstream culture.
    • Learn the five ways to move any market and which will work for you
    • What the adoption curve means for your idea and how to use it to your advantage
    • The step-by-step process entrepreneurs uses to engage the right users at the right time Optional: Aaron will lead a 2-day retreat with your small group providing direct feedback on your idea and helping you craft your plan.

  • The Next Silicon Valley

    Detroit was the hub of the Industrial Economy. Silicon Valley played the same key role in the Information Economy. What is the likely next economy and how can your city be position to be its hub and benefit from its rise? Citing breakthrough socio-economic research, Aaron Hurst argues that information is being replaced by purpose as the main driver of the global economy and the cities embracing this new economy early are positioned for economic boom. In this inspiring talk, Aaron will show government, non-profit organizations and private businesses how to spark meaningful local change with nationwide impact. The result for the city that decides to adopt the Purpose Economy as their movement will be a more engaged and fulfilled workforce, a more socially engaged citizenry and a surge in businesses that better serve people and the world.
    • Evidence and research behind the rise of the Purpose Economy
    • How the new economy will bring economic boom to your city
    • Using the five levers of social change to spark innovation and change locally Optional: The Purpose Economy team will lead a workshop on designing a campaign to spark the change in your city.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Aaron Hurst?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Aaron Hurst for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Aaron Hurst, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Aaron Hurst or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Aaron Hurst?

    Booking fees for Aaron Hurst, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Aaron Hurst, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Aaron Hurst?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Aaron Hurst for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Aaron Hurst for your next private or corporate function.
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Aaron Hurst

5 out of 5

CEO of Imperative, Expert on the Science of Purpose at Work, Globally Recognized Social Entrepreneur & Author of "The Purpose Economy"

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Aaron Hurst Biography

Aaron Hurst is the foremost expert on the science of purpose at work and in 2014 brought global awareness to the rise of the fourth economic era in history, the Purpose Economy. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Imperative, the social learning platform that enables employees to help each other grow and be fulfilled at work. Previously, as the founder of the Taproot Foundation, Aaron catalyzed the $15 billion pro bono service market. He is a third generation graduate of the University of Michigan.

Aaron Hurst Videos

  • Aaron Hurst speaks at NI17 - Path to Purpose
    Aaron Hurst speaks at the 2017 Net Impact Conference.
  • ERE Conference Aaron Hurst
    We've been hard at work on the new YouTube, and it's better than ever. Try it now . Close. Skip navigation. Sign in. Search. Loading... Close.
  • Aaron Hurst: On Finding Purpose | LinkedIn
    When we pursue what we do greatly, everything changes. Aaron Hurst, The Purpose Economist, spills the key to bringing people together ...

Aaron Hurst Books

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Aaron Hurst Speaking Topics

  • Finding Your Purpose

    This informative and inspiring talk is designed equip the millennial workforce with the tools needed to be fully engaged and fulfilled at current and future work. Using groundbreaking research in positive psychology and his experience working with over 25,000 purpose-seeking professionals at Taproot, Aaron shows young professionals how to design their work to be rich in meaning and purpose. He draws on stories from professionals who have embraced purpose and meaning at work across all fields and occupations to paint a vivid picture of what purpose at work looks like for each of us. Each attendee will be guided in determining the who, why and how of their individual purposeful work journey and shown how to use this knowledge to craft a work experience in any job that is engaging, allows expression and creates meaning.
    • An overview of the myths that exist about purpose and what working purposefully actually means
    • An understanding of your individual Purpose ProfileTM and how to apply it to your work
    • Next steps to immediately begin crafting your current job into your calling Optional: Small interactive workshop led by the Purpose Economy team on creating individual purpose statements.

  • Leading With Purpose

    How your organization can attract and retain Millennials and other purpose-driven professionals who are motivated, engaged and committed to your mission. Are you doing enough to attract and deeply engage purpose-driven employees? In the Purpose Economy, Aaron Hurst argues that purpose has overtaken information as the core driver of the global economy. Leaders from all industries who understand the new economy early are in the best position to capitalize on this huge market shift while fundamentally changing the nature of business. Referencing groundbreaking research in positive psychology, Aaron will first speak on attracting millennials and other purpose-driven professionals to your organization and motivating them to do their best work. Professionals who are focused on purpose and see their work as a calling have greater personal well-being and as a result are more productive and committed to their organizations. He will also address how to effectively guide your existing workforce in crafting their own jobs. A practice proven to significantly increase retention and well-being.
    • Learn what millennials are looking for at work and how to engage them
    • A guide on building community leaders within your organization
    • The three approaches to a purpose economy organization and which will work for you Optional: Additional small interactive workshop led by the Imperative team on creating your own purpose statements and aiding your team to do the same.

  • Disrupting Markets

    How to use the same tactics as Steve Jobs and Elon Musk to design and move a market to adopt your product, service or idea on a large scale. Elon Musk, Steve Jobs and John Mackey didn’t just build products or even businesses. They designed and moved markets. New research combined with foundational innovation theory now make it possible for the rest of us to design strategies to do the same. Through case studies and new socio-economic research, Aaron gives leaders actionable advice on how to strategically shape any market to adopt a product or service on a large scale. As a lead architect of the pro bono movement as well as the Purpose Economy, Aaron uses his personal experience in moving global markets to provide an actionable guide on designing how an innovative idea, product or service gets adopted into mainstream culture.
    • Learn the five ways to move any market and which will work for you
    • What the adoption curve means for your idea and how to use it to your advantage
    • The step-by-step process entrepreneurs uses to engage the right users at the right time Optional: Aaron will lead a 2-day retreat with your small group providing direct feedback on your idea and helping you craft your plan.

  • The Next Silicon Valley

    Detroit was the hub of the Industrial Economy. Silicon Valley played the same key role in the Information Economy. What is the likely next economy and how can your city be position to be its hub and benefit from its rise? Citing breakthrough socio-economic research, Aaron Hurst argues that information is being replaced by purpose as the main driver of the global economy and the cities embracing this new economy early are positioned for economic boom. In this inspiring talk, Aaron will show government, non-profit organizations and private businesses how to spark meaningful local change with nationwide impact. The result for the city that decides to adopt the Purpose Economy as their movement will be a more engaged and fulfilled workforce, a more socially engaged citizenry and a surge in businesses that better serve people and the world.
    • Evidence and research behind the rise of the Purpose Economy
    • How the new economy will bring economic boom to your city
    • Using the five levers of social change to spark innovation and change locally Optional: The Purpose Economy team will lead a workshop on designing a campaign to spark the change in your city.

FAQs on booking Aaron Hurst

  • How to book Aaron Hurst?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Aaron Hurst for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Aaron Hurst, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Aaron Hurst or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Aaron Hurst?

    Booking fees for Aaron Hurst, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Aaron Hurst, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Aaron Hurst?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Aaron Hurst for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Aaron Hurst for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Aaron Hurst or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Aaron Hurst or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Aaron Hurst is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Aaron Hurst for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Aaron Hurst generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Leila Janah, Ben Casnocha, Josh Linkner, Erik Qualman and Marshall Goldsmith. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Aaron Hurst for an upcoming event.

Aaron Hurst Speaker Videos

  • Aaron Hurst speaks at NI17 - Path to Purpose
    Aaron Hurst speaks at the 2017 Net Impact Conference.
    ERE Conference Aaron Hurst
    We've been hard at work on the new YouTube, and it's better than ever. Try it now . Close. Skip navigation. Sign in. Search. Loading... Close.
  • Aaron Hurst: On Finding Purpose | LinkedIn
    When we pursue what we do greatly, everything changes. Aaron Hurst, The Purpose Economist, spills the key to bringing people together ...

Aaron Hurst Speaking Topics

  • Finding Your Purpose

    This informative and inspiring talk is designed equip the millennial workforce with the tools needed to be fully engaged and fulfilled at current and future work. Using groundbreaking research in positive psychology and his experience working with over 25,000 purpose-seeking professionals at Taproot, Aaron shows young professionals how to design their work to be rich in meaning and purpose. He draws on stories from professionals who have embraced purpose and meaning at work across all fields and occupations to paint a vivid picture of what purpose at work looks like for each of us. Each attendee will be guided in determining the who, why and how of their individual purposeful work journey and shown how to use this knowledge to craft a work experience in any job that is engaging, allows expression and creates meaning.
    • An overview of the myths that exist about purpose and what working purposefully actually means
    • An understanding of your individual Purpose ProfileTM and how to apply it to your work
    • Next steps to immediately begin crafting your current job into your calling Optional: Small interactive workshop led by the Purpose Economy team on creating individual purpose statements.

  • Leading With Purpose

    How your organization can attract and retain Millennials and other purpose-driven professionals who are motivated, engaged and committed to your mission. Are you doing enough to attract and deeply engage purpose-driven employees? In the Purpose Economy, Aaron Hurst argues that purpose has overtaken information as the core driver of the global economy. Leaders from all industries who understand the new economy early are in the best position to capitalize on this huge market shift while fundamentally changing the nature of business. Referencing groundbreaking research in positive psychology, Aaron will first speak on attracting millennials and other purpose-driven professionals to your organization and motivating them to do their best work. Professionals who are focused on purpose and see their work as a calling have greater personal well-being and as a result are more productive and committed to their organizations. He will also address how to effectively guide your existing workforce in crafting their own jobs. A practice proven to significantly increase retention and well-being.
    • Learn what millennials are looking for at work and how to engage them
    • A guide on building community leaders within your organization
    • The three approaches to a purpose economy organization and which will work for you Optional: Additional small interactive workshop led by the Imperative team on creating your own purpose statements and aiding your team to do the same.

  • Disrupting Markets

    How to use the same tactics as Steve Jobs and Elon Musk to design and move a market to adopt your product, service or idea on a large scale. Elon Musk, Steve Jobs and John Mackey didn’t just build products or even businesses. They designed and moved markets. New research combined with foundational innovation theory now make it possible for the rest of us to design strategies to do the same. Through case studies and new socio-economic research, Aaron gives leaders actionable advice on how to strategically shape any market to adopt a product or service on a large scale. As a lead architect of the pro bono movement as well as the Purpose Economy, Aaron uses his personal experience in moving global markets to provide an actionable guide on designing how an innovative idea, product or service gets adopted into mainstream culture.
    • Learn the five ways to move any market and which will work for you
    • What the adoption curve means for your idea and how to use it to your advantage
    • The step-by-step process entrepreneurs uses to engage the right users at the right time Optional: Aaron will lead a 2-day retreat with your small group providing direct feedback on your idea and helping you craft your plan.

  • The Next Silicon Valley

    Detroit was the hub of the Industrial Economy. Silicon Valley played the same key role in the Information Economy. What is the likely next economy and how can your city be position to be its hub and benefit from its rise? Citing breakthrough socio-economic research, Aaron Hurst argues that information is being replaced by purpose as the main driver of the global economy and the cities embracing this new economy early are positioned for economic boom. In this inspiring talk, Aaron will show government, non-profit organizations and private businesses how to spark meaningful local change with nationwide impact. The result for the city that decides to adopt the Purpose Economy as their movement will be a more engaged and fulfilled workforce, a more socially engaged citizenry and a surge in businesses that better serve people and the world.
    • Evidence and research behind the rise of the Purpose Economy
    • How the new economy will bring economic boom to your city
    • Using the five levers of social change to spark innovation and change locally Optional: The Purpose Economy team will lead a workshop on designing a campaign to spark the change in your city.

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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