is a professional speaker with over thirty years of leadership experience
in the business community. This experience includes: chamber of
commerce board member; co-founder and board member of a financial
institution and various positions of management in the telecommunications
industry. He is founder of HUMOR WITH A PURPOSE, INC.
and is active in many civic and community organizations.
Glenn is a true southern country boy who was reared on a farm in
eastern North Carolina. He uses a blend of his country heritage
and business experience, freely sprinkled with humor, to keep an
audience tuned to his presentations.
SECRETS OF LEADERSHIP:
This seminar is designed to increase productivity and incorporates
current business concepts. This is an interactive seminar. The
participants determine their dominate leadership style and how
to evaluate the self-reliance level of their individual work
group. Then they learn how to use the various styles of leadership
to increase the self-reliance level and productivity of their
team. This seminar also explores conflict, the reasons for conflict
and offers proven methods for managing or resolving conflict.
Executives, managers and supervisors will gain valuable insight
that they will use every business day. The length of this seminar
is normally one day but it can be structured for half day to
meet a client's schedule. Each participant in this seminar also
receives a monthly follow-up (Secrets Of Leadership-"Update")
for six (6) months following the seminar. The "Update"
is designed to reinforce the concepts taught in the leadership
seminar. These follow-ups provide a business the comfort of
knowing that this is not another here today, gone tomorrow program
but instead it is a here today, here tomorrow program; and it
works. This approach insures added value for the participant
and the company.
SURVIVAL IN TODAY'S CHANGING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT:
Here is a seminar that deals with downsizing, mergers, consolidations,
and fierce competition in the business world of today. "SURVIVAL"
shows an individual or a company the skills required to survive
in today's market place. The participant will discover how to
communicate more effectively with customers and how to keep
customers coming back. Anticipating the future, quality and
the importance of customer perception are also explored in this
seminar. They will learn techniques that will increase their
confidence level, how to improve their personal and company
image and seven specific actions that will sabotage a career.
This is a one day seminar but can be presented in modules of
1 or 2 hours each.
SUCCESS THROUGH SERVICE:
This is a seminar that will show participants how to obtain
new customers and retain existing customers by focusing on the
aspects of quality, service, deliverables, and expectations
as the drivers to success for a business. Listening skills,
as a key in communicating, along with the perception of you
toward your customer and the perception the customer has of
you are the basis of this presentation. Also included are skills
required to improve both the image of the organization and the
individual. Participants will discover the twelve (12) key essentials
to outstanding customer service. This seminar is a one day program
but can also be segmented and presented as a conference breakout
session of one, two, three, or four hours.
LISTENING, THE KEY TO COMMUNICATIONS:
Communications is not what is said but what is understood.
The concepts taught in this seminar are critical to individual
success in the business and social community. Participants will
discover the various types of listeners; learn how to be an
active listener, and how to eliminate barriers that create ineffective
listening. The participants will learn Glenn's unique "bucket"
approach to having their ideas accepted by others. You will
learn how to be a more effective speaker and listener in face
to face, group or telephone settings. This seminar is normally
a half-day program but can be adapted for shorter break-out
EFFECTIVE SUPERVISORY/MANAGER SKILLS TRAINING FOR THE
Participants learn the skills required to be an effective supervisor/manager
in today's rapidly changing business arena. This seminar is
interactive and fun. Objectives include identifying attitudes
and behaviors which are appropriate to your job in management;
improve the perception of how others see you as a management
person; understand how you influence others in the work environment;
identify your individual development needs; how to be a better
listener and to communicate with others;
learn facilitation and effective meeting techniques; reducing
stress; and much, much more. This seminar will prepare you to
readily recognize and successfully meet the demands of your
job. Training is designed to be completed in a four day session
although it can be modularized or customized depending upon
the client's desire. This is an investment of a short period
of time that will pay dividends through out your career.
FACILITATION AND EFFECTIVE MEETINGS:
Meetings are essential for an organization to be effective
in today's business world. There are certain procedures that
will make meetings easier and more productive. Participants
in this fast paced, fun, training seminar will learn how to
apply these procedures to their business meetings. They will
learn how to define the meeting purpose and write clear problem
statements. Participants will learn how to clarify roles and
responsibilities and the language of facilitation that will
result in a more successful meeting. They will discover the
skills necessary to deal with a problem participant. They will
learn how to prepare an agenda and how to effectively evaluate
a meeting. This training is a necessity for any business that
expects to continue to be successful. Length of this seminar
is normally one and a half days.
Below are three humorous motivational keynote presentations
that allow the client to choose the subject of emphasis (communications,
teamwork, change, motivation, marketing, customer perception,
quality, personal growth, etc.).
"FILLING THE GAP": A fun but motivational presentation
how the uniqueness of each of us can be used to fill the gaps
that always occur in
the business world or any organization.
"F.A.C.E.S. OF SUCCESS": (Flexibility, Attitude,
Commitment, Enthusiasm and
Self). Humor is used to help the participant to remember the
points of emphasis
long after the presentation ends.
"THE BEST IS YET TO COME": This presentation will
energize an audience
and help them anticipate a positive future. Audiences will leave
feeling good about themselves and the organization they represent.
These are excellent programs for conference keynotes or as an
after dinner presentation. The length of each presentation can
vary from 30 minutes to 90 minutes depending upon the requirements
of the client.
people say about Glenn
Glenn’s presentations are truly timely and appropriate
for all audiences. His delivery and materials used during his
presentations are both educational and humorous. I would recommend
Glenn for any and all occasions.
Herb Henderson, V.P. HR
Sprint Mid-Atlantic Telecom
I don’t know where to start after hearing such a dynamic
and entertaining speaker. Our Chamber of Commerce Awards night
was a big success because of you.
Belhaven Chamber of Commerce
Thank you for your perfect “10” score, “world
class” performance at our N.C. Fall Council.
Mary Ann Ethridge
This was our most successful program to date and the reason
for the success was you.
You are truly a born teacher and the presentation that you
made was evident in its flawless execution.
U.S. Power Squadrons, Yonkers, N.Y.
You demonstrated skills that go well beyond good public speaking.
Your material was well organized and conveyed in a concise effective
manner with a graceful flow that was eloquently presented. You
are simply the greatest!
Ernest G. Marshburn
USPS Greenville, N.C.
An excellent speaker! You presented a message that was very
entertaining, humorous, timely and meaningful. Everyone agreed
you were the best speaker we have ever had.
Donald L. Stotesberry, Jr.
It was a pleasure listening to your performance. Never have
I been in a room where the entire crowd was so captivated.
Mark A Siedlecki
President, InsideWorld Corporation
Glenn believes that when people laugh, their minds are clearer
and better conditioned for learning. That is why he uses humor
liberally in all his presentations to make the subject of emphasis
easier to remember.
Glenn has keynoted conferences from Seattle to New York, from
Toronto to Miami. In addition to speaking to businesses and associations
as a humorous keynote speaker, Daughtridge conducts seminars on
the "Secrets Of Leadership"; "Surviving In Today's
Changing Business Environment"; "Success Through Service";
"Listening, The Key To Effective Communications"; "Stress/Humor
In The Workplace"; and "Effective Management Skills
For The 21st Century" for business organizations.
He is also a co-author of a book entitled "Sales and Marketing:
Proven Techniques for the 21st Century".
Glenn has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and
is a certified trainer for Kaset International and Zinger Miller.
He is currently involved nationally in a leadership position of
the United States Power Squadrons and is an active member of the
National Speakers Association and the International Speakers Network.