Motivational Leadership Speaker | Employee Engagement | Gregory P. Smith

motivational leadership speaker, employee engagement expert

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 from the expert on how these programs can improve retention, reduce turnover and have a major impact on job satisfaction and employee engagement.

Building World Class Teams: The 5 Essential Ingredients of Exceptional Performance

The ability to navigate change, see beyond the horizon, innovate and keep people engaged and motivated is more important than ever before. 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.

Proven Ways to Attract, Retain and Motivate Your Workforce   

 

The key to success for any organization is the ability to attract and retain skilled and talented people. Good organizations make talent management a core element of their organizational development strategy.  Those that fail to make talent management a priority, risk losing talented people to the competition. Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce. Their force and impact will grow as the Baby Boomers retire. Their expectations and wants are radically different than any other generation. This session shows you how to design a modern-day strategy that provides a road map for not only attracting and keeping talented employees, but for motivating and engaging them to achieve a higher level of performance. This session is jam packed with tips, practical ideas, and easy-to-implement advice for creating a great place to work.

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.

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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.

Here-TodayHere 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.\

Interviewing Skills: How to Hire Top People Each and Every Time

Jim Collins (Good to Great) said, “People are not your most important asset, the right people are.”  The key to business success is attracting, hiring and retaining skilled and talented people.  The cost of hiring the WRONG people is tremendously costlier than most realize.  The money spent on recruiting, hiring, orientation, training and turnover costs equals to 2.5 times the person’s annual salary.  During this workshop you will learn to avoid the typical hiring mistakes.  Learn the skills, processes and the knowledge you need to identify and hire top performers each time — those that will perform in the top 20%.  According to the Gallup organization, good employees generate 38 percent higher customer satisfaction scores, 22% higher productivity and 27% higher profits.  This workshop shows you how to design a comprehensive strategy for not only attracting and hiring skilled employees, but for motivating and engaging them to achieve a higher level of performance.  As a result, you will generate greater customer loyalty, decreased employee turnover and a higher profit margin for your business.

Transformational Leadership for a Changing World

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 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.

Fast, Focused and Friendly: The Key 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.

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