Why did Selling Power magazine identify Tom as one of seven “tough talking and truth telling” keynote speakers?

Dr. Thomas K. Connellan New York Times Bestselling Author

Dr. Thomas K. Connellan, New York Times Bestselling Author

Answer: Because Tom helps you build sustainable profits and the only way to do that is to be a straight shooter.

And that’s why companies like GE, Marriott, FedEx, Neiman Marcus and others regularly use Tom to keynote meetings. Tom doesn’t yell and scream, but on the other hand, he doesn’t hold back. He tells it like it is in an engaging and energizing fashion.

Snapshots of What People Say

One CEO describes Tom as “The Dr. Phil of Corporate Performance. He’s knows what he’s talking about, shoots straight, and helps you get better.”
A sales manager describes Tom’s message as a velvet coated sledgehammer that showed me how to increase sales productivity.”

An entrepreneurial CEO says “I’ve used Tom at three different companies. Everyone always walks away with no less than one immediate impact idea they can instantly put to work. That’s what I call ROI.”

People say things like this because Tom delivers straight-forward value time after time. Because he regularly deals with C level executives, savvy leaders, the military, and hard charging entrepreneurs, Tom doesn’t mince words. He knows how to deliver actionable ideas that can be immediately used.

Tom Connellan at-a-Glance

If you’re looking for a great keynote speaker to open your next meeting, Tom probably belongs on your short list of possibilities. Look over these five “Tom-Connellan-at-a-glance” points and see if they match what you want.

1. Captivating Presenter. Participants sense Tom’s passion and enthusiasm right away. Because his presentations are fast-paced, entertaining, and informative, he keeps everyone fully engaged from start to finish.

2. Integrator. Because Tom integrates his how-to-content with your CEO’s opening comments, points made by other internal and external speakers, your meeting theme, and your overall business strategy he’s earned a reputation as a High ROI keynote speaker. One who makes sure that change takes place back on the job.

3. Depth of Knowledge. Because Tom is a former Program Director at the Michigan Business School’s Executive Education program, you know he’ll bring lots of depth and solid content to your meeting.

4. Breadth of Experience. As a company founder and former CEO, he knows first-hand what it takes to grow a business. Because Tom started a service company in the health care field and built it into a network of 1200 instructors servicing 300 hospitals and most of the Fortune 500 firms. More than 1,000,000 people participated in these programs. Because Tom knows what it’s like to be on the firing line of business and your audience will connect with this practical experience.

5. Solid Credentials. Tom’s clients include such diverse organizations as Marriott, FedEx, Neiman Marcus, Sony, GE, and the military. He’s been the Editorial Director of four leadership and human resource magazines, a first level supervisor, and a company president. He’s a best-selling business author whose books have been on major lists. Inside the Magic Kingdom is a Wall Street Journal Bestseller. Bringing out the Best in Others! is a New York Times Bestseller; it also reached #1 on Amazon’s business, leadership, coaching and relationship bestseller lists.

What does it all mean?

By now, you probably have a good sense that when you select Tom, you’ll get more than a great keynote speaker with solid content. You’ll get a strategic partner committed to moving your enterprise forward.

Find out now if Tom fits your specific needs. Call us at 1-800-344-5417 and we’ll schedule your conference call to talk directly with him.