April 26, 2018
Making A Difference™ is a far-reaching program giving everyone in your organization the skills to grow themselves and their people. People who make a difference have the capacity not just to envision something in an abstract, daydreaming, fantasizing kind of way, but they have the capacity and drive to actually go out and do it. Fewer than half of today’s employees believe that their companies deserve their loyalty. Unfortunately, leaders too often confuse profits with purpose and disregard the principles that drive people. This program reveals the process for developing exceptional leaders and retaining great employees. Employees of great companies see themselves as being part of a greater mission, something that goes beyond revenue and profits. You have to focus on having compassion and a positive attitude. While we don’t know what challenges face the people we meet every day, we do have the power to bring someone hope, if only for a moment. And as this program expounds, that hope can multiply a thousand times.
This leadership program is a positive look at what is necessary to make a difference and is a great reminder that Monday isn’t designed to add depression to an otherwise happy week. Making a difference is about conscious choices that do, and will, impact the lives of people we encounter. It is about leaders in an organization who behave in such a manner that is congruent with the behavior they expect from their employees. It is about modeling the behavior you desire for the rest of the company. Your job gives you authority. Your behavior earns you respect.
Making A Difference™ illustrates why great leaders are so valued and regarded as “one in a million.” This unrivalled session will help you outline what should drive you, fuel you, and define you as a leader.
Instructor: Steve Gilliland, CSP, CPAE
Steve Gilliland was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, resides in North Carolina and travels the world. He 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.
He is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed on only 232 men and woman worldwide since 1977. In 2015, eSpeakers recognized him as one of the top 10 motivational speakers in the world from over 9,000 candidates. Renowned as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, he can be heard daily on SiriusXM Radio’s Jeff & Larry’s Comedy Roundup. As a speaker his philosophy is that if you’re laughing, you are listening. If you are listening, you are learning!
In addition to being one of the most sought-after speakers in the world, he is a prolific and accomplished author, evidenced by five of his books, Enjoy The Ride, Making a Difference, Hide Your Goat, Detour and Turn The Page perennially making the publishers bestseller list and his being named Author of the Year. He recently was recognized as North America’s most award-winning speaker.
Steve built a multimillion-dollar company from the ground up on the same philosophy he expounds to his audiences and readers. 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.
Objectives and Timed Outline
Participants will leave this workshop with:
1. Understand the leadership knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to have people follow your vision.
2. Learn how to improve communication, improve performance, and create a more revitalizing work environment.
3. To find your “leadership voice” that will influence the people and motivate them to be more productive.
4. The rudiments required to be driven by purpose, passion and pride.
1. 9:00 to 10:30
- Finding Your Voice (Purpose)
2. 10:45 to 12:15
- Overcoming Your Challenges (Passion)
3. 1:00 to 2:30
- Defining Your Method (Pride)
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