About Josh Packard, PhD
As the Executive Director of the Social Research Lab, I have a passion for conducting and translating rigorous research into accessible and actionable insights for speakers, consultants, and entrepreneurs who are looking to level up their businesses to compete in a new, data-driven world. We have written for Speaker magazine, appeared on the main stage at NSA Influence and Winter conferences, and helped numerous speakers level-up their businesses.
I am a sociologist, professor, and researcher at the University of Northern Colorado, where I also serve as the Executive Director of the Social Research Lab. My own research has appeared in numerous academic and trade publications. I earned my B.A. in English from Texas Lutheran University and my M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Vanderbilt University.
November 17th Webinar | 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thought Leader Lab
Guest Speaker Josh Packard, PhD
True thought leadership is a combination of experience and expertise backed up by data-driven insights. The focus of this lab is to provide guidance on how to get the original research and data you need to level-up your talks, provide original content for blogs and books, and help establish new engagement patterns with existing and future clients. Dr. Josh Packard, Executive Director of The Social Research Lab at the University of Northern Colorado, will guide you in creating a step-by-step research plan that will establish you as a true thought leader in your industry now and for years to come.
Every person in the session will walk away with a unique research plan, complete with timeline and budget, that fits into their personal business plan and brand.
• Understand how original research can distinguish you from the competition
• Evaluate the ROI of original research for your business strategy
• Design a feasible research project for your business