Kevin Kruse

Kevin Kruse

NY Times Best Selling Author, Forbes Columnist, Keynote Speaker, Executive Director

Greater Philadelphia Area
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Kevin Kruse's Overview

  • Angel Investor Member at Delaware Crossing Investor Group
  • Board Member at BCHIP Adult Clinic
  • Board Member at The Library Project
  • Keynote Speaker at BrightSight Group
  • Board Member at Team Capital Bank
  • Co-Founder at e-Patient Connections Conf
  • Keynote Speaker | Leadership & Employee Engagement at Mediatec
  • Keynote Speaker | Leadership & Employee Engagement at i4cp
  • Member at Bucks County Economic Development Advisory Board (BCEDAB)
  • Board Member at SAGE
  • President & Founder at AXIOM, A Huntsworth Health Company
  • Columnist at Chief Learning Officer Magazine
  • VP at Kenexa
  • Founder & President at Advanced Consulting Inc.

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Kevin Kruse's Summary

Author || Keynote Speaker || Entrepreneur

Kevin Kruse is the author of 4 books including the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today best seller, We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement, and is one of the most read Leadership columnists on Forbes.

As keynote speaker, delivering presentations on wholehearted leadership and employee engagement, Kevin has presented to Fortune 500 companies, startups, non-profits and even the US Marine Corps.

Over the last 20 years Kevin has started and sold several multi-million dollar companies which have won awards for both fast growth (Inc 500) as well as employee engagement (#4 Best Place to Work in PA).

Specialties: employee engagement, leadership, keynote speaking, entrepreneurship, startups, angel investing, presentation skills, speech writing, strategy

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Kevin Kruse's Experience

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2010Present (4 years)

NY Times Bestselling Author & Forbes Columnist


January 2011Present (3 years 9 months)

Leadership Columnist


Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Publishing industry

May 2012Present (2 years 5 months)

Weekly column on Forbes covering Wholehearted Leadership, employee engagement and business success.

Angel Investor Member

Delaware Crossing Investor Group

January 2008Present (6 years 9 months)

Board Member

BCHIP Adult Clinic

May 2012Present (2 years 5 months) Bensalem, PA

Board Member

The Library Project

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

June 2007Present (7 years 4 months)

Keynote Speaker

BrightSight Group

June 2011Present (3 years 4 months)

Board Member

Team Capital Bank

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Banking industry

April 2008April 2014 (6 years 1 month)


e-Patient Connections Conf

March 2009April 2012 (3 years 2 months)

Keynote Speaker | Leadership & Employee Engagement


July 2010July 2010 (1 month)

Keynote Speaker | Leadership & Employee Engagement


March 2010March 2010 (1 month)


Bucks County Economic Development Advisory Board (BCEDAB)

February 2009December 2009 (11 months)

Board Member


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SGE.L; Computer Software industry

June 2007June 2009 (2 years 1 month)

Public Company; 11-50 employees; E-Learning industry

October 2003August 2008 (4 years 11 months)


Chief Learning Officer Magazine

20032005 (2 years)



Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; KNXA; Human Resources industry

19972003 (6 years)

Founder & President

Advanced Consulting Inc.

19921997 (5 years)

Kevin Kruse's Publications

  • We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement

    • Wiley
    • January 15, 2011
    Authors: Kevin Kruse, Rudy Karsan

    Based on annual surveys of over 10 million workers in 150 countries, and on our own experience as business leaders, We details the roots of the job satisfaction crisis and offers specific advice for managers who want to generate emotional commitment and loyalty.

  • Employee Engagement 2.0: How to Motivate Your Team for High Performance

    • Amazon
    • January 21, 2012
    Authors: Kevin Kruse

    This is your step-by-step guide that will teach you:
    - What employee engagement is (it does not mean happy or satisfied)
    - How engagement directly drives sales, profits, and even stock price
    - The secret recipe for making anyone feel engaged
    - How to quantify engagement, even if you have no budget
    - 7 questions to ask that will identify your engagement weakness
    - What to say to facilitate a team meeting on engagement
    - A communication system that ensures rapid, two-way flow of information
    - How to make your strategic vision memorable and “sticky”
    - How to implement a complete engagement plan in only 8 weeks!

    Being a great leader—one who drives massive passion, commitment and engagement—is within your reach. Follow the step-by-step plan in Employee Engagement 2.0 and prepare to be a great place to work.

  • Employee Engagement for Everyone: 4 Keys to Happiness & Fulfillment at Work

    • January 2, 2013
    Authors: Kevin Kruse

    Employee Engagement For Everyone is your key to unlocking happiness and engagement at work.

    Packed with empowering exercises, surprising research and practical action items, you will discover:

    * The 4 drivers of happiness and engagement
    * Your own personal engagement style
    * 60+ specific actions you can take to drive your own engagement and the engagement of others
    * How to deal with "Debbie Downer" at work
    * The power of "5 Daily Engagement Questions"

Kevin Kruse's Skills & Expertise

  1. Employee Engagement
  2. Entrepreneur
  3. Engagement
  4. Non-profits
  5. Small Business
  6. Conferences
  7. Books
  8. Writing
  9. Instructional Design
  10. Social Media
  11. Strategic Planning
  12. Entrepreneurship
  13. Leadership
  14. Strategy
  15. Events
  16. Mentoring
  17. Start-ups
  18. Public Speaking
  19. Marketing
  20. Leadership Development
  21. Team Building
  22. Training
  23. Coaching
  24. Thought Leadership
  25. Marketing Strategy
  26. Healthcare
  27. E-Learning
  28. Organizational Development
  29. Nonprofits
  30. Management
  31. Social Networking
  32. Executive Management
  33. Management Consulting
  34. Team Leadership
  35. Workshop Facilitation
  36. Change Management
  37. Venture Capital
  38. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  39. Organizational Effectiveness
  40. Business Strategy
  41. Strategic Thinking
  42. Performance Management
  43. Executive Development
  44. Business Development
  45. Performance Improvement
  46. Culture Change
  47. Blogging
  48. Personal Development
  49. Staff Development
  50. Creative Writer

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Kevin Kruse's Additional Information

Honors and Awards:

New York Times Bestseller
Wall Street Journal Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
800-CEO-READ Best Leadership Book Shortlist
Top 100 Thought Leader (by Trust Across America)
#4 Best Place to Work in PA
PharmaVoice Top 100 Most Inspiring Lifescience Professionals
Part of Executive Team at Inc 500 Company Awards

Kevin Kruse's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Mentor to Entrepreneurs; Investor

      Acumen Fund
    • Board member

      The Library Project
    • Board member

      Senior Adults for Greater Education (S.A.G.E.)

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