Motivational Leadership Speaker | Gregory P. Smith
Greg Smith is a motivational leadership speaker and author helping both individuals and businesses accelerate and improve performance. He gains his greatest satisfaction by developing leaders and showing them how to design best places to work that drive employee satisfaction, employee engagement and employee retention.
Greg’s Keynotes and Customized Workshops:
Employee Engagement Strategies that Boost Performance
When individuals lose their motivation, organizations lose their ability to attract, retain and engage their workforce. This predicament has a major impact on profitability, productivity and the reputation of the company. Successful organizations realize employee engagement is critical in sustaining their leadership and growth in the marketplace. In Greg’s workshop you will learn how to keep yourself engaged as well as specific techniques managers can use to help re-ignite employee’s passion for their job. Discover how to design peer recognition programs and no-cost incentive programs. Learn how to organize and run Idea Campaigns, “Shining Stars,” Idea Olympics, and Vampire Extermination Expeditions‑‑programs making work efficient, fun and productive. Learn how these programs can improve retention, reduce turnover and have a major impact on job satisfaction and employee engagement.
Overcoming Adversity: Going Above and Beyond
In his practical and motivational style, Greg unfolds a blueprint that has helped thousands of people motivate themselves, transform others and drive a positive “can do” attitude at work and at home.. People can choose to be negative or positive – it is their choice. During Greg’s session you will learn how to overcome adversity and design a plan to build enthusiasm and make powerful differences in your life and others. Learn how to keep yourself engaged as well as specific techniques you can use to help re-ignite employee’s passion for their job. This session is designed to help human resource professionals as well as individuals become change agents to improve performance and deliver powerful results.
“Four hours of my time in your seminar has resulted in an 51% improvement of our revenues during first quarter of year. We should reach $450-500 million easily. Our teams work smart as well as hard and each member is having a lot more fun working together. You are the “Deal of the Century.”
Dave Dibble, Director of Marketing, Sunshine Companies
Navigating Change: Keeping People Engaged, Motivated and Heading in the Right Direction
The ability to navigate change, see beyond the horizon, innovate and keep people engaged and motivated is more important than ever before. Change affects people in different ways – new directions, new strategies and ongoing uncertainty plague the workforce. Success comes to those who transform themselves, leverage human talent and harness the opportunities this changing environment brings. In this interactive and motivational presentation, Greg provides a transformation process that will quickly enhance performance creating a foundation of employee engagement, change and innovation. He provides practical ideas along with personal antidotes on what it takes to enhance creativity, improve employee engagement and help people find passion and pride in what they are doing.
Leading Your Organization to Achieve Exceptional Results
Every organization today must achieve higher levels of performance. Success depends on your ability to manage change, improve financial results, build customer loyalty and motivate your workforce from the bottom to the top. This session will help you design a road map and a long-term strategy that gets your business heading in the right direction and each person performing at a higher level – achieving peak performance. Learn dozens of ideas and strategies on improving performance, motivating your people to new levels and innovative ways to grow your business.
Zip, Zap, Zowie
Low Cost & Free Reward and Recognition Strategies to Boost Performance
During this fast-paced workshop you will learn dozens of no-cost and low-cost recognition and employee involvement techniques. Discover how to design peer recognition programs such as “Roast, Toast and Boast” sessions and “Quest” programs to boost motivation and teamwork. Enhance employee engagement by using Idea Campaigns, “Shining Stars,” Idea Olympics, and Vampire Extermination Expeditions. Learn how these programs can improve retention, cut costs, reduce turnover, and have a major impact on job satisfaction.
Here Today, Here Tomorrow: Transforming Your Workforce from High-Turnover to High-Retention
The key to success for any organization is the ability to attract and retain skilled and talented people. Good organizations make employee retention a core element of their talent management and organizational development strategy. Those that fail to make it a priority risk losing their top talented people to the competition. This session shows you how to design an effective talent management strategy that provides a comprehensive road map for not only attracting and keeping talented employees, but for motivating and engaging them to achieve a higher level of performance and productivity. This session is jam packed with tips, practical ideas, and easy-to-implement advice for creating a motivating, high-retention culture.
How to Make Hippos Fly!
The New Leader: Bringing Creativity and Innovation to the Workplace
Innovation is the driving force behind growth, new jobs and new industries. Every person strives to be innovative, to be all they can be. On the other hand, bureaucracy drains the energy and creative ability and robs people the pride of a good job well done. In this interactive and motivational presentation, Greg provides a transformation process that will quickly enhance performance creating a foundation of employee engagement, change and innovation. He provides practical ideas along with personal antidotes on what it takes to enhance creativity, capture new ideas and help people find passion and pride in what they are doing.
The actions taken by the leader is the driving force in building effective teams, improving performance and engaging and retaining a talented and skilled workforce. This session will provide attendees with five key strategies that drive performance and inspire and motivate people to go above and beyond. You will learn how to reward, motivate, engage, make accountable and coach people toward higher performance. By building confidence in your abilities you will be able to handle leadership challenges and guide your people to sustained high performance. You will gain a comprehensive range of very practical and highly effective leadership tools and approaches that can be implemented immediately.
Take Me to Your Leader!
Supervisory Skills for Superior Performance and Super Employees
This session will provide a leading edge forum for you to significantly enhance your leadership skills. You will gain a comprehensive range of very practical and highly effective leadership tools and approaches that can be immediately implemented upon your return to work. You will learn valuable strategies on how to reward, motivate, discipline, and coach people toward higher performance. You will earn confidence in your abilities to handle the toughest leadership challenges and lead your people to sustained high performance. The use of leading edge accelerated learning techniques ensures this conference session will be stimulating, challenging, highly effective, and fun.
Fast, Focused and Friendly: The Essentials of Great Customer Service
Learn to create a powerful culture of exceptional customer service that permeates and drives the actions of the entire organization. This program will help you create a five-step service quality process that develops the right attitudes, behaviors and emotionally connects with your customers. Discover how to hire, manage and reward your employees so they act quickly, take responsibility and deliver a high level of service. Learn how to train your employees to become your ambassadors that will keep your customers pleased and coming back. This session provides dozens of tips and strategies that can be implemented immediately.
Emotional Intelligence & DISC Training Programs
Individual behavior styles and our emotional intelligence (soft skills) have a direct impact on our interpersonal relationships in the workplace. Individuals differ from each other in fundamental ways including their values, behaviors, talents, temperaments, wants and beliefs. Our workshop will help individuals understand each other better and appreciate the unique strengths and differences each person brings to the office. As a result, you will become a better leader, communicator, team member and gain key strategies to create highly effective working relationships. The workshop incorporates a personalized behavior assessment to give a more complete understanding of yourself and others.