Dramatically increase your leadership effectiveness with real-world practical skills that can be implemented immediately!
Audiences are thrilled, motivated and inspired. Kirk’s practical down to earth approach, engaging style, and insight on leadership and personal development motivate and inspire you. He brings real solutions to real world problems - Kirk delivers high energy and life-changing events that are filled with thought-provoking insights and practical solutions to create effective leaders, engaged employees and find greater satisfaction and live your dreams! Always passionate, energetic and often humorous, Kirk will add a dimension of professionalism, inspiration and motivation to your event.
Kirk will customize a program specifically to meet your needs
"I can’t say enough about Kirk as a speaker …. His story telling ability and great sense of humor brought positive energy back into the room after every break. I will definitely ask Kirk to speak again!"
Elke Reichart – Vice President, Hewlett Packard
"Kirk Wilkinson presented an outstanding program. One of the things that I judge whether the presentation was good is how memorable it was. Kirk was remarkably memorable. He had an excellent outline, great personal stories as examples, and everyone loved it. He was authentic and believable - very enjoyable.” – Kitty Wiemelt – Author of Laid Off – Don’t Stress! How to get from mad to glad! and President of the National Speakers Association – Arizona Chapter
"Edifying and inspiring!"
Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness
Kirk has given more than 4000 presentations in over 30 countries. He has trained more than 43,000 individuals.
Kirk is the international bestselling author of three books. Be a Better Leader NOW! is his latest book providing new insight on powerful skills that will dramatically increase your leadership effectiveness.
His work has been featured in national media, including the Montel William's Show, Woman's World Magazine, PBS, National Public Radio and major U.S. Newspapers. The Happiness Factor is published in more than 12 countries.
Kirk is a fantastic speaker that captivates his audiences with real-life experiences, humor and inspiring content that will empower you to achieve greater results, be successful and find greater purpose and meaning in all you do. Kirk exudes enthusiasm, personality and motivation. Tired of being bored and forgetting the speaker the minute they finish? Let Kirk energize your audience and make it actionable, memorable, funny and inspiring
What Clients Say
Jammed packed inspiration. Encouraging and insightful. I won’t forget this for a long time to come. Shilo Richins – Allstate Insurance
Kirk is the best speaker we have ever had. We will have him back again and again. Scott Vanhoogstraat – Edward Jones
Kirk’s presentation The Optimist's Advantage is one of the best I have heard. Our sales teams are still talking about it months later. Kirk is just fantastic. Dan Brooks – General Therapeutics
I can’t say enough about Kirk as a speaker and meeting facilitator. His story telling ability and great sense of humor brought positive energy back into the room after every break. His skill and ability to communicate and manage a global audience helped us achieve a higher level of effectiveness throughout the entire meeting. I will definitely ask Kirk to speak again and lead our next meeting
Elke Reichart – Vice President, Hewlett Packard
Destination Hotels and Resorts, Sanofi-Aventis, Dorian International, Hewlett Packard, SAP, Motorola, Coca-Cola, General Therapeutics
Fidelity National Title, Arizona Dept. of Corrections, Oracle, Dupont, Comerica Bank, Adobe, Capital One, Option 1 Nutrition, Fresh Start for Women
Praise for Be A Better Leader NOW!
"For the past 6 years Kirk has played a significant role in our innovative leadership development program. Our rising stars often site the one on one coaching with Kirk as the most valued aspect of the program. He is an incredible listener and imparts his wisdom through a few meaningful nuggets that inspire improvement." Greg Miller – Destination Hotels – Vice President and Area Managing Director
“If you are looking for a "How to" roadmap to successful Leadership, look no further than Kirk Wilkinson's new book on how to be a better leader now. Kirk relies the success of his extensive business career to provide insights, instruct on how to avoid pitfalls and fine tune the skills needed to be a better leader now.” Dennis Falci – President, Yukon Training
“Be a Better Leader NOW! Is a must-read for aspiring managers or leaders who want to significantly improve their effectiveness professionally and personally. Kirk has created a brilliant blueprint of leadership effectiveness based on years of experience as a leader and an Executive Coach.” Jacob Durham – President, Nomatic Inc.
"Be a better leader NOW is a substantive work about a useful subject that impacts effectiveness to become a successful leader. You'll learn a lot about yourself, managing your actions and developing a team of managers. This book is for anyone who is ready to explore and overcome obstacles that keep us from being the excellent leaders we can possibly be." Bob Bonilla-Chief Operating Officer PMA Photometals Inc.
“A must read for any leader! Kirk hits the sweet spot in his new book, “Be a Better Leader NOW!” by helping leaders strengthen their currents skills and develop new ones. Whether you desire to be a better leader or even find a new position with higher pay, “Be a Better Leader NOW!” can give you the practical skills you can use NOW!” Dan Brooks Regional Business Manager – AMAG Pharmaceuticals