Employee Engagement Speaker | Greg Smith

Employee Engagement Speaker & Expert Provides Strategies that Boost Performance

Greg Smith speaks to audiences worldwide on employee engagement, employee motivation and employee motivation.

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.

Greg is a high energy employee engagement speaker that brings practical ideas that can be immediately applied to the workplace.  As an employee engagement expert heemployee engagement expert and speaker helps businesses transform themselves into great places to work that attract, retain and motivate people to their full potential. He combines story and strategy to teach audiences how to create high performance organizations that lead change, growth and innovation.

The backbone of any organization is the people on the front line. No matter what industry you are in, success depends on engaging their creative abilities and accelerating the performance of the entire workforce from the bottom to the top.”

–Gregory P. Smith

As founder and President of Chart Your Course International, he is recognized as a leading authority on talent management, leadership development and employee retention. Smith helps executives and business owners accelerate individual and organizational performance and navigate change. He helps design strategies, workshops and training sessions to grow organizations and helps them create clearer direction, increased profitability, stronger executive teams, improved communication and happier and more productive employees.

Employee Engagement Testimonials

“Greg did an outstanding job as a speaker at one of our most important clients. In fact, Greg had one of the highest speaker ratings at the conference. Based on these results, I would highly recommend Greg as a keynote speaker.”

Richard Schelp
Owner, Executive Speakers Bureau

Solo Serve Corporation

“With your warmth, humor, and storytelling you created an excitement and enthusiasm among our Management team that will carry us through our busiest season of the year.”

Robert Grimm, President
Solo Serve Corporation

“Your message was not only insightful and thought provoking, it was also delightfully entertaining…You were super!”

Rebecca J. Froboese
Executive Director
The Alamo Federal Executive Board

“We appreciated the focus on generating new ideas and the importance of involving our front-line staff in developing and implementing these ideas. These things will be absolutely critical to our company in providing sustainable competitive advantage. The concrete examples of other companies’ creative ways of generating employee engagement also stimulates critical thinking about our own methods of doing business.”

Gena Fitzgerald
Hallmark Cards

“Thank you for an absolutely first-class presentation during our recent 37th Training Wing luncheon. Your speech was upbeat and motivating–just right to charge our senior leadership for the afternoon agenda. I appreciate your help in making the day a tremendous success.”

Henry Hobgood
Brigadier General, USAF

“Of all the sessions I attended at the SHRM conference, your presentation and information were by far the best ‘hands on’ and informational. Thank you! I will be in touch with you in the future.”

Alison Taylor
HR Manager-Finance

“As a result of your training we are now seeing measurable improvements in reduced turnover, increased sales, better customer service, and improved communication and morale of all concerned.”

David Doss
President Bates Ace Hardware

“Greg’s programs have prompted my department heads to begin being more resourceful and imaginative–to start “thinking outside the box”– when attempting to recognize and meet the many challenges facing our governmental entity today.”

Randy Poynter, Former Chairman
Rockdale County, GA

“Your background and experience has been instrumental in helping me create a more productive office where people enjoy coming to work. The ideas you have provided us have been instrumental in retaining our staff.”

Garry Moss
District Attorney
Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit


Alabama Restaurant Association“You are blessed with the unique talent to deliver a great message and your presentation received excellent comments.”

Nancy Hendershot
Alabama Restaurant Association
“On behalf of the Printing Industry Association of Georgia, thank you so much for the powerful presentation, ‘Businesses Don’t Die They Commit Suicide’ held recently. The program evaluations ranked your program excellent.”

Rachel Ann Shattah, CAE, CMPPrinting & Imaging Association of Georgia (PIAG)
Senior Vice President Major Events and Member Services

“You are a very dynamic, motivational, personable and extremely talented speaker. The choice of your topic, “We All Have Something To Give” could not have been more appropriate.”

Judy Anderson
President, LVABPA

Employee engagement speaker is available in these cities:

Greg is available for employee engagement speaking in Arizona (Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa), California. Engagement training in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento and of course employee engagement and employee retention workshops in Long Beach. Texas is one of our favorite states so there are employee engagement and retention workshops in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Ft. Worth, and Austin, TX. Virginia has Virginia Beach and Washington State has motivational speakers for Seattle. Washington, DC, San Juan, PR. We also work with the U.S. military and all military bases such as Ft. Benning, Ft. Bragg. We can teach classes in Tampa, Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Chicago, and in Louisville, KY, DISC and Baltimore, MD, Our employee engagement expert solutions and DISC certification classes are possible in Boston, MA, and Detroit, MI. Kansas City DISC workshop classes are offered. Motivational speaking in cities such as Omaha, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and North Carolina (Charlotte, Durham and Raleigh. We love New York city, and even in Columbus, OH, Oklahoma City and Portland OR. Wherever you are, we are available for employee engagement speeches and workshops. We also work with the U.S. military and all military (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard) bases such as Ft. Benning, Ft. Bragg and Ft. Hood. The Veterans Administration, VA are major clients of ours too.