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John Nepper & The Story Formula
for Extraordinary Retention™

We provide interactive, high energy live virtual and live onsite keynotes, trainings and workshops that provide leaders with the skills necessary to attract, and retain the very best people for their organizations.

The Story Formula for Extraordinary Retention™ provides your people with the ultimate rules for creating higher levels of trust and connection, and a framework for having conversations with those people that motivate them to stay forever.

Meet John

With over 35 years of experience as a professional educator, John Nepper brings a wealth of knowledge to his work. Leveraging his expertise in communication and building connections, he assists leaders in nurturing and retaining their top talent.

Recognized for his accomplishments, such as being named Kenosha, WI Unified Schools Teacher of the Year, and receiving the Herb Kohl Educational Fellowship, John collaborates with leaders to foster trust and motivation within their teams.

Driven by his dedication to unlocking human potential, John combines his skills as a professional educator, martial artist, and musician to provide a unique approach to staff retention. Through The Story Formula for Great Relationships and Extraordinary Retention™, he helps teams navigate challenges while maintaining a cohesive work environment.

About John’s Speaking Style

John’s speaking style is engaging, informative, and interactive. He draws on real-world examples and practical advice to provide audiences with actionable insights that they can use to improve their own performance and achieve their goals. Whether speaking to a small group of leaders or a large audience at a conference, John has a knack for connecting with his audience and leaving them feeling inspired and energized.

If you’re looking for a dynamic and engaging speaker who can help your organization achieve its goals, John Nepper is the perfect choice. With his wealth of knowledge and experience, he is sure to deliver a memorable and impactful presentation that will leave your audience feeling inspired and empowered.

John’s speaking style is engaging, informative, and interactive. He draws on real-world examples and practical advice to provide audiences with actionable insights that they can use to improve their own performance and achieve their goals. Whether speaking to a small group of educational leaders or a large audience at a conference, John has a knack for connecting with his audience and leaving them feeling inspired and energized.

If you’re looking for a dynamic and engaging speaker who can help your organization achieve its goals, John Nepper is the perfect choice. With his wealth of knowledge and experience, he is sure to deliver a memorable and impactful presentation that will leave your audience feeling inspired and empowered.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Empathy or lack of empathy in the workplace has reached critical mass. When leaders focus on creating more empathy with their employees, they create trust, connection, and a reason for people to stay. When it’s missing, people leave. How you create that empathy, and a culture that fosters positive human interaction is the topic of my programs.

The Story Formula for Great Relationships and Extraordinary Retention is presented to people in leadership positions who want their companies to thrive by providing a positive workplace culture for their employees.

Fees are based on your specific needs for your event, and the outcomes you want your people to take away. The type of event you’re holding, the number of people in attendance, and the length of the program are also taken into consideration. While there is a standard investment fee, your event budget is also factored in. Click on the number on the top of the page, send a message from the contact page, or access my scheduling calendar at trustandconnectioncall.as.me.

To find out my availability, click on the number on the top of the page, send a message from the contact page, or access my scheduling calendar at rustandconnectioncall.as.me.

Click on the number on the top of the page, send a message from the contact page, or access my scheduling calendar at trustandconnectioncall.as.me.

35 years as a K-12 music educator provided me with many opportunities to learn the best ways to create connection with students, colleagues, and administrators, gain confidence in being in front of students day in and day out, and being front of large audiences at concerts. My programs have been presented for educational leaders in workshop, breakout, and keynote settings both at K-12 and post secondary institutions.

Yes, programs can be tailored to the specific needs of each individual client.

Projector, screen, sound system with a lavalier mic, and a hand-held mic(I also bring my own).

Yes, pre-event promotional materials can be provided as long as there is enough lead time to prepare the materials. However, promotion of the event is the responsibility of the client.

If the client cancels within 30 days of the event without immediately rescheduling, the entire fee will be due as a complete settlement of the terms of our contract.

To find samples of my speaking style click on any of the social media tabs on this site.

Travel accommodations are included in the investment fee, and cover transportation (airfare, car rental) and hotel (If event is within 4 hours drive, client pays for one night hotel stay. If the event is more than four hours drive or flight is required, client pays for two nights hotel stay.)


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