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Business Keynote Speaker

A business keynote speaker focusing on leadership, talent management, change management and team building

business keynote speaker, leadership speaker, author, employee retention

business keynote speaker, leadership speaker, author, employee retention

“You wow’d them as usual!  It is always a pleasure to read the positive feedback and comments, because we realize how much time and effort you put into your presentations.”

Carolyn Mills, International Pizza Expo™


Putting Your Heart into Leadership: Mind, Body, and Soul

Management is an 8:00 to 5:00 obligation, but leadership is a 24 hour-a-day responsibility. Effective leadership is about creating an ethical work environment, putting the common good first. Learn how to link your own vision for success, build a shared purpose, and a sense of ownership for your course of action. You will be able to create a work environment that motivates others to work harder with even greater commitment.

Putting Your Mind, Body and Soul into Leadership


Businesses Don’t Die-They Commit Suicide!
Attain, Retain, and Maintain Loyal Customers

Audio clip from speech: Standing at the Crossroads of Change. “Lost at Sea”
You can have a great business, but if no one knows about it—you are dead! Learn to administer the magnetic success formula called CPR (Credibility + Publicity = Results) which will transform your business from merely surviving to thriving! This seminar will provide easy-to-implement and low cost strategies on using public relations and the Internet to create a stampede of customers to your front door. Whether just starting out in business, or as an experienced veteran, learn insider secrets to increase sales and elevate your credibility making your place of business recession proof.


Here Today Here Tomorrow:
Transforming Your Workforce from High-Turnover to High-Retention

Money and perks bring employees through the front door, but poor work environments and bad management drives them out the back. Manage talent and build a high retention workforce that reduces employee turnover. Help people reach elevated levels of productivity that lead to greater job satisfaction, greater employee motivation, and fun at work. Greg will show you not only how to retain your most talented performers, but also how to transform their entire workforce into a high-retention culture—saving organizations countless thousands of dollars.


Here Today, Here TomorrowHere Today, Here Tomorrow:
Proven Ways to Engage, Retain and Motivate Your Workforce

The key to success for any organization is the ability to attract and retain skilled and talented people. Discover the groundwork that builds employee motivation, morale, and pride. Learn how to create a work environment that attracts, keeps, and motivates your workforce. Discover in this keynote why some employees would rather work for a good employer than leave for more money. This session will show managers, owners, supervisors, and human resource professionals not only how to recruit and retain talented performers, but also how to transform their entire workforce with a high-retention culture—saving organizations countless thousands of dollars. This session is jam packed with tips, ideas, and easy-to-implement advice for creating a high-retention culture.

  • Become an employer of choice
  • Identify the reasons people stay and why they leave
  • Implement a 5-step process to create a work environment that attracts, keeps, and motivates your workforce
  • Use peer recognition programs to reward and build teamwork
  • Identify and hire the right people for the right jobs
  • Use incentives to get people to work harder and stay with you longer
  • How to keep your top performers from leaving
  • Design career ladders giving people a sense of achievement
  • View Greg’s books on this topic


Innovation Meets Bureaucracy: How to Make Hippos Fly!
Video clip: A Few Management Tips

Success hinges on your ability to eliminate status quo, manage change, and stay innovative. Greg will show you how to encourage people to become change agents and capture the creative abilities, talents, and potential of the entire workforce. You will learn dozens of practical ideas that can be applied immediately. Discover creative programs such as Idea Campaigns, Kaizen, Idea Olympics, and Vampire Extermination Expeditions making work efficient, fun, and productive.

People + Potential = Performance
How the Best Organizations Achieve Success

How can organizations get the best out of their workforce? Greg Smith is a keynote speaker and challenges common perceptions on what it takes to create great organizations. Instead of only focusing on top performers, Greg will show you how to transform average performers into a dynamic cadre of extraordinary people. His roadmap of success addresses key drivers such as leadership, reward and recognition, and employee involvement strategies making the workforce part of the solution–not the problem. Discover the groundwork building employee motivation, morale, and PRIDE. Learn how to create a work environment that attracts, retains, and motivates a multi-generational workforce. His inspirational illustrations from La Rosa’s, Jet Blue, U.S. Army, SAS, and others provide proof that his strategies generate measurable results within the attitudes of people and the bottom-line.

The Story of Mary Francis: Five Elements of a Motivated Workforce

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