Happy New Year: Three Types of Goals to Find Fulfillment in Life and Work

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We talk a lot about organizational vision and values here on TheSpeakersGroup.com—because they’re obviously important—but with a New Year dawning, let’s turn to you. After all, your personal goals matter, too. A lot. When business coach, leadership speaker, and former executive Ron Minatrea joined Shawn Ellis on “The Better Life/Better Business Podcast,” he spoke about the […]

Three Steps to Make Your Strategy a Success in 2016 (HINT: Simplify)

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For senior leaders, a big part of their job centers around executing their company’s strategy and bringing their company’s vision to life. But what happens when leaders over-complicate their understanding of a strategy? For instance, it’s easy to get bogged down with “detailed spreadsheets that project costs and revenue quite far into the future,” says leadership speaker, […]

In the Spotlight: Motivational Business Speaker Scott Toland Helps Audiences Get “Fired Up and Ready!”

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Are you looking for a motivational speaker who is brutally honest, captivating, and fun for your next event? If so, you might be looking for Scott Toland. Scott is a favorite speaker at corporate and association events, as he shares real world success strategies for sales, marketing, and customer service. With practical content and infectious […]

7 Keys to Communicating REAL Competitive Advantage: Does Your Competitive Advantage Statement Pass the Test?

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“Why should I do business with you, instead of your competition?” It’s a question that virtually every one of your customers–or prospective customers–is asking, whether spoken or not. In other words, what is your #1 competitive advantage? This is a critical question, and one that nearly four thousand CEOs couldn’t answer clearly about their companies, according to competitive advantage expert […]

3 Ways to Inspire Your Team with Authenticity

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When it comes to executing a corporate strategy, the role of a leader extends beyond the task of communicating its key points; a strong leader should inspire and motivate the team. A staff that is both inspired and well informed about their role(s) in implementing their company’s strategic goals will be more productive, more engaged and […]

Yes, YOU Can Innovate… Starting Today (and Here’s Where You’ll Find the Best Ideas)

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Are you innovating? Or, are you just keeping the status quo for now… until “one day” when you’ll have the time, or money, or people, or other necessary resources, to tackle innovation? If you’ve ever felt like you’d like to innovate, or maybe even that you should innovate, but for whatever reason, you just can’t do […]

Middle Leaders: 3 Steps to Get on Board with a Vision You Didn’t Create

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Corporate vision statements. We hear a lot about creating them. We hear a lot about casting them from the executive office. But what happens when the vision statement leaves the corporate office? How is it actually brought to life in an organization? In reality, that task often falls on the shoulders of so-called “Middle Leaders.” The Middle […]

How to Beat Overwhelm and Take Charge of Your Day — Good Advice from Scott Toland

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When you woke up today, which of the following best describes your first thought: a. Anything is possible b. Opportunities await c. I’m overwhelmed d. I’m exhausted e. I’m burned out If your answer is A or B, you might be a motivational speaker. (Nod to Jeff Foxworthy.) If your answer is C, D, or E, you might be […]

Former Motorola Executive Puts Middle Leaders — And the Challenges They Face — In the Spotlight

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Who’s steering that great corporation over there? Well, the CEO, of course. And that amazing Board of Directors. They are, indeed. But look closer and you’ll see they’re not alone. On a recent episode of  “The Better Life/Better Business Podcast”, leadership speaker and former Motorola executive, Ron Minatrea, shined the spotlight on an army of often-overlooked, but intrinsically important, people […]