Steve Gilliland, CSP, is one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the United States and Canada. Steve's motto is "If you take care of people, the business will follow." Implementing this principle, he has helped people grow their businesses and expand their lives by teaching them to rethink their work, their relationships and themselves.
Some people were born to take the stage when the stakes are the highest and when the audience expects the most. One of our favorite speakers, Steve Gilliland,is one of those people. And aren't the stakes higher than ever in your business now? Steve is invited back to speak for clients in 85% of bookings, a figure that highlights his appeal, his professionalism and his ability to create presentations that truly reach each individual audience. Recognized by his peers as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, his appeal transcends barriers of age, culture and occupation. As one newspaper stated, he's what happens when the humor of Ron White collides with the inspiration of Zig Ziglar. Steve has spoken for the major meetings in almost every industry- from the FICP to the USDA.
In addition to his brilliant speaking career, Steve is an accomplished author. His book Enjoy The Ride™ has been on the publisher's best seller list for five consecutive years. His thought-provoking writing style makes his articles a favorite with nationally prominent magazines. He influences the lives of millions through his keynote speeches, books, CDs and DVDs. An extensive array of these products has been utilized by small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, U.S. and Canadian government agencies, churches, school districts and nonprofit organizations. Speaking the language of active business leaders, his books and CDs identify practical lessons that grow people and their businesses.
Steve built his multimillion-dollar company from the ground up on the same philosophy he expounds to his audiences. If you continually learn more about your company, your industry, your customer and yourself, you will always be a leader. You will be purpose-driven rather than process-driven, and you will make a difference. His motto is straightforward: "If you take care of people, the business will follow." Implementing this principle, he has helped people grow their businesses and expand their lives by teaching them to rethink their work, their relationships and themselves. He was recognized by Who's Who for Speakers and Business Professionals, and his company was acknowledged by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the region.
Steve was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, lives in Mocksville, North Carolina, and travels the world. He graduated from Butler High School (PA) and received his bachelor's degree from Grove City College (PA). He is a proud grandpa, devoted father of four boys and a loving husband to his wife, Diane. Steve learned great compassion for people and a commitment to a hard-work and balanced-life ethic at the knee of his highly principled Christian mother and stepfather. Whether Steve is speaking at an event, writing about current issues that impact people or leading his own employees, he is not just a person who challenges people to change, he motivates them to do so.
Enjoy The Ride
If you're tired of hearing the same old topics rehashed over and over again, Enjoy The Ride is the perfect keynote for your next conference or meeting. Through sidesplitting humor and reality-tested techniques, Steve Gilliland, CSP, reveals the way to face conflicting demands in an unforgiving business environment that keeps getting tougher. From the beginning when he shows people how to reignite their passion, to the end with his compelling challenge to "never lose your focus," he releases an "explosion of enthusiasm" that is absolutely contagious. It is simple, clear and easy to grasp - yet profound! Fasten your seatbelt and hold on as one of America's most entertaining keynote speakers shows you how to Enjoy The Ride!
Discovering the Magic and Power of WE
Building and maintaining a successful team is no simple task. Even people who have taken their teams to the highest level have difficulty recreating what accounted for their success. Is it a strong work ethic? Is it chemistry? Steve Gilliland, CSP, shares the vital principles of team building that are necessary for the success of your business or organization. In his practical, down-to-earth style, Steve will help you discover why some teams skyrocket toward realizing their vision while others seem to go nowhere. This is not your typical talk on teamwork! This one-of-a-kind keynote is fun, fast-paced and served with a healthy dose of Steve's unique brand of humor. It's time to die to "I," push aside "me" and begin Discovering the Magic and Power of WE!
What to Say When You Talk to Yourself
Hilarious and empowering, What to Say When You Talk to Yourself is the most unique keynote of its kind. Steve Gilliland, CSP, motivates and gives attendees the insight needed to capitalize on their own mental resources to create permanent changes in their lives. He shows how challenges make us stronger and how the mental battles we face every day either make us or break us. When printed in your meeting brochure, the title alone evokes a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and discussion. Through real-life experiences and heartfelt stories, Steve reveals three secrets to deal with the stresses that every workplace offers. This entertaining and highly informative keynote will optimize your outlook, focus your plans and keep you on top and in touch.
Maximizing Your Potential
In his down-to-earth, humorous style, Steve Gilliland, CSP, shares fresh perspectives and practical strategies to help people and organizations improve their performance and create their own compelling future. This keynote speech takes you beyond doing well to experiencing your best. Steve gives you personal anecdotes and useful tools to meet and defeat the challenges in your life, and reveals what it takes to perform better and more consistently. If you think you've arrived, or this year's goals are too challenging, this presentation will rewire your passion and break the barriers of fabricated fears and inhibitions. Maximizing Your Potential will uncover your hidden abilities and unlock all the doors. It's time for you to unleash your potential!