Speaking

Having attended hundreds of events all over the country, I understand how critical it is to have the right speaker. It can be challenging to say the least.

The success of an event often hinges on the impact of the speakers you bring to the stage.

Finding just the right person can be a laborious task. I hope you find this page helpful in making the right decision for your event.

How can I help?

Put my 32+ years of executive leadership and entrepreneurial experience to work for you. I am well versed in a wide range of topics including:

Leadership and Management
Strength Based Personal Development
Sales and Customer Engagement
Entrepreneurship
I am a Zig Ziglar International Platinum Certified Trainer
I am a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
I am a John Maxwell Certified Leadership Coach, Trainer and Speaker

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It has been said that people fear public speaking more than they fear death.

You know… It doesn’t have to be that way. There are some really easy steps that can be taken to look, feel and be more confident and effective in front of an audience.

Your audience does not expect you to be perfect… but they do expect you to be effective.

Let’s work together on these three things:
– The 7 P’s
– First Burst
– Breathe!

The Gallup Company has studied Strengths Based Development for over 75 years. They have determined that each of us has a set of natural talents. These talents or recurring patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviors naturally equip us to perform. The problem is that traditional personal and professional development steer us astray. They teach us to fix our weaknesses. This leads to frustration, disillusionment and disengagement. Learn to Discover, Develop and Direct your talents into Strengths what will bring increased engagement and increased productivity in your personal and professional life.
78% of US employees are either Disengaged or Actively Disengaged… what are you doing about it? When Managers inspire engagement, their teams become more productive. Workgroups with high engagement experience 22% higher profitability and 21 % higher productivity. Four key aspects of creating higher engagement through Strengths Based Development are Talent Identification, Employee Development, Employee Engagement and Performance Management. A Strengths Based approach has proven to yield more speed, higher productivity with more precision, increased innovation and longevity of employment coupled with fewer work days missed and drops drops the “active disengaged” rate to 1%.
The United States Marine Corps has been in the leadership game for almost 240 years now. Many of leadership’s best and brightest have developed their skills in the ranks of the Marine Corps.

Every Marine has 14 Leadership Traits and 11 Leadership Principles in his or her DNA. These traits and principles are part of the legacy of the Corps. The leadership principles developed and used but the Marine Corps have been tested on the battle field and in the board room, and they have been proven effective.

Let’s talk about a few of the most important traits, and how you can’t find them on a resume!

A bit more about frank

My leadership philosophy began at home. My father placed the bar very high and my goal in life was to get over that bar and make him proud.

After leaving the safety and comfort of his home, I joined the United States Marine Corps and spent seven years in the USMCR. The Marine Corps picked up where my father left off. Much of my leadership style was honed as a non-commissioned officer in the Marines.

I have invested the past 30 plus years in executive level leadership in some dynamic growing companies including owning several businesses of my own.

My corporate responsibilities have included sales, services, information technologies and many other aspects involved in growing a company from a staff of 5, to a national organization of over 500.

I currently do executive coaching, training and speaking. I also publish two podcasts, Lead Like a Marine, directed at assisting our US service members as they transition from active duty into the civilian workplace and The Leaders Bookshelf a weekly show featuring very short (5-8 minute) reviews of great business, leadership and personal growth books that I have read.

Out side of my family, I am passionate about three things… Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Helping Veterans transition successfully into the civilian marketplace.

Eternal Leadership Interview

Here's an interview that I did with the Eternal Leadership Podcast. This is a great snapshot of who I am and what I'm all about. Give it a quick listen, or download it for later.

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