Business Speaker

Business Speaker

Through his long-term relationship with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Craig works closely with the top HR professionals from around the country.  This invaluable connection provides him insight into what companies today need most. Craig is the consummate professional business speaker and understands that his primary job is to motivate and inspire employees to contribute to the bottom line!

“You were a ‘knockout’ Craig – everyone loved you and your presentation, thank you! The energy you created in that room lasted for days, it was a phenomenal experience.”
Margaret M. Kelly, CRB
President and Chief Operating Officer
RE/MAX International, Inc.

Radically Effective Leadership
At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to clearly articulate radical leadership principles and relate why that understanding is essential for effective leadership. Experience the difference between a purposeful leader and a personality leader, and see how true leaders “serve vs. please.” Powerful communication, and the distinction of “agreements vs. expectations,” is critical to leading a world-class organization.

Think Big – Act Big
What does it mean to Think Big? What does it mean to Act Big? What holds us back from a bigger perspective and bold action? In this keynote, Craig shows how to celebrate our victories, challenge our complacency, and live life in a BIG way. We’ve all heard the saying that mountains are climbed one step at a time – and the way to a BIG victory is one step at a time.  Be ready to learn (actually Un-Learn), laugh, and up your game both personally and professionally.

Be ALL In – Getting To 100%
The businesses and organizations that are thriving are able to develop a culture of ownership, accountability, and engagement. A culture where people are All In.  Could your organization use more energy, more creativity, more direct and collaborative communication? In this session, be ready to learn, laugh, and Be All In – both personally and professionally.

The Business of Laughter- Using Positive Humor in the Workplace
It is a proven fact that healthy humor increases productivity, motivation, and learning. This keynote is guaranteed to leave you laughing while teaching you how to use positive humor to strengthen morale and increase productivity. Positive humor gives you and your employees a new perspective to deal with transition and change. Learn how taking yourself less seriously allows you to take your job more seriously.

“The message was perfect…I think we will see big dividends from this.”
Kelty Powers – Human Resources Manager
Norwest Mortgage

The Innovation Imperative in Changing Times
The only constant in business these days is change. Human creativity and humor is the essence of all change and re-invention that leads to progress. The victories in business will go to the highly imaginative and creative business person. You will get more reward for your creative effort, turn mistakes into opportunities, master change through innovation, enhance productivity and decrease burn-out.

“I was told many times you were the greatest speaker anyone had ever heard.”
Colleen Dawson,
Michigan Press Association

Teambuilding – We is greater than I plus you- synergy in action
Working together can be both rewarding and productive. Learn how positive reinforcement is 3 times more effective than criticism. Experience how control will never be as effective as true empowerment. See why interdependence is only a choice independent people can make. Be ready for an action packed workshop that is as fun as it is informative.

Stress Reduction
Lighten Up or Burn Out! Taking work seriously while taking yourself lightly
Stress is the number one cause of burnout, illness, and decreased productivity in America. How many times do we need to hear these words of caution before we do something. We take our jobs seriously, we take our relationships with friends and family seriously, we take the challenging issues of our world seriously. All that’s great … BUT … we don’t have to take ourselves seriously. Learn how to take yourself lightly and you’ve learned to decrease stress substantially. Be ready to take an extremely serious look at taking yourself less seriously!