Relatable Custom Keynote Opening
Skip builds rapport with the audience right out the gate with a localized custom open directly related to his speech topic.
The Closer’s Closing Keynote
Skip opens his closing keynote for the NJ Medical Group Management Association’s annual conference comparing it to a baseball “bullpen” closer.
The Leader’s Communication Challenge
In his closing keynote for the NJ Medical Group Management Association, Skip shares what he learned from an early mentor that helped him grow as a young leader.
The Cost of Communication Procrastination
Skip delivers one of his many unique signature points about workplace communication to the NJ Medical Group Management Association.
The Key to Commanding Attention
In his closing keynote for the Portland, Oregon, Project Management Institute Chapter, Skip offers suggestions to help leaders shift to be better able to command attention.
Communication Challenge – CAPD
In his closing keynote for the Portland, Oregon, Project Management Institute Chapter, Skip shares a personal story that offers a valuable leadership communication lesson.
Meeting Planner Comments
“Skip we absolutely enjoyed having you at this year’s Nebraska SHRM State Conference. Everyone loved everything that you said and took away great things they can take back to work. You were wonderful to work with and we will definitely have you back.”
– Roxy Kolev – Nebraska SHRM
“I would highly recommend you to do a keynote or any breakout session to any association or organization. I think they would enjoy having you. You were very easy to work with as you had all your ducks in a row allowing the event to go very smoothly!”
– Melissa Klingberg – MGMA, North Carolina
“We’re already getting immediate feedback that this was one of the best programs we’ve offered in the 8 years we’ve been doing this! That says a lot about you and your presentation, Skip, thanks, so much, for a great program!”
– Sheriff Tom Jones – Grant County Sheriff Department – Ephrata, Washington
“I would highly recommend you as a speaker. You’re a must have to organizations who need to understand how to communicate with stakeholders and customers. You provided the right amount of charisma and energy to kick off our conference.”
– Stephan Nadeau – President – PMI MassBay
“I would highly recommend you to any organization looking for a speaker. I wanted an engaging closing speaker and you did great. The comments I heard after were that everyone felt they left with immediate takeaways, and each person felt you spoke to them at their level.”
– Cinderella Tollefsen – President & Conference Planner – Alaska, MGMA
Introducing An Audience Activity
Skip often kicks off his keynote presentations getting the audience involved in their learning early in the program.
Direct Audience Interaction
Skip loves coming off the stage to engage with the audience to get their insights, ideas, and takeaways (time permitting).
Ground Hog Day Conversations
An important and humorous story about Skip’s struggle to influence his boss that all audiences can relate to, regardless of the industry.
Believing In Your Expertise
Skip’s personal “imposter syndrome” story that audience members find relatable and humorous.