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Empowering business leaders to achieve things they’ve never achieved before.

Glenn is available for speaking engagements in the Houston/DFW areas. He is a sought-after conference and seminar leader. He has spoken nationally and internationally to small groups as well as audiences of more than 2,000 in attendance. In recent years, he has been the keynote speaker for several national franchise systems. He has also been a keynote speaker for several state professional associations including the Texas Association of Speech Pathologists, the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives, and the Texas State Conference for CPA’s.

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About Glenn

Glenn Smith is the owner of Glenn Smith Executive Coaching with offices in Dallas/Ft Worth and Houston. Glenn’s firm is designed to help business owners, executives, and sales professionals improve their businesses and their lives. Glenn grew up working in a family business and has owned 2 successful businesses himself. With more than 35 years of experience in business and organizational leadership, he understands the challenges owners and executives face.

For more than 20 years Glenn has been coaching business and organizational leaders and has worked both nationally and internationally. He has been the keynote speaker/trainer for several Franchise Companies and has taught courses on leadership and organizational development in several graduate schools. Glenn is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and holds an M.A. in Global Leadership from the Fuller School of Intercultural Studies.

Glenn has earned numerous coaching certifications over the past 25 years. He also subscribes to the Professional Standards and Ethics as outlined by the International Coach Federation. Glenn has won numerous awards and recognitions including the 2011 Coach of the Year within The Growth Coach Franchise System and the Ursala Coats Memorial Award for Community Service in Fort Bend County. He also served as the 2014 Board Chairman for the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.

Glenn and his wife Terri have been married for more than 40 years. They have 3 grown daughters and 2 grandchildren. His passion is to help business leaders and sales professionals achieve things they have never achieved before!

Popular Speaking Topics

Most of these topics can be addressed in 30-minute presentations or expanded easily up to 60-minute presentations.

  • 7 Steps to Take Your Business to the Next Level Business growth does not typically happen today without intentionality. However, most businesses can experience substantial growth by following the 7 steps outlined in this presentation.
  • What Followers Want Most from Their Leaders Many followers in our organizations are outwardly compliant but inwardly frustrated with their leaders. In this presentation, you will discover the 5 attributes that followers want most from their managers and organizational leaders.
  • How to Get the Most from Professional Networking In this seminar you will discover why networking works for some but not for others. You will also gain insight into the successful networker’s mindset and leave with 7 practical tactics for growing your business through networking.
  • 7 Keys That Will Increase Your Sales Over the Next 90 Days The top performers are always growing, challenging their limiting beliefs and removing barriers that hold them back. In this presentation, you will receive fresh inspiration and new insights to help you rapidly increase your sales production.
  • How to Build a High-Performance Team People management can be an exhausting endeavor unless you have an effective strategy for building your team. In this seminar, you will discover tips and techniques for building a high-performance team – a dream team!
  • How to Work Less and Make More This presentation is specifically designed for the small business owner who is working too much for too little return. Learn how you can systematize your business such that you actually work less but earn more!
  • How to Grow Your Revenue Through a Powerful Marketing Strategy The number one challenge that most small business owners talk about is the marketing challenge. Unfortunately, much time and money is wasted on marketing efforts that yield little or no return. Learn the 5 critical components of an effective lead generation plan, a plan that will take the “mystery” out of marketing and keep new business coming your way.
  • Failing Forward Almost every human being experiences both personal and professional setbacks at some point in their life. Few of us have been taught how to benefit from our setbacks. This talk will inspire and give you practical strategies for “failing forward.”
  • 7 Steps to Prepare Your Business to Sell Many (if not most) business owners find themselves trapped in an unsellable business. Few actually take intentional steps to prepare their business to sell. In this presentation, you will discover 7 steps that will enable you to get the greatest return on your investment when you are ready to cash out.
  • How to Shave 10 Hours Off Your Work Week (Time Management for Busy Professionals) Everyday it seems like we have more to do and less time & space for the things we truly love. In this presentation, you will discover how to manage priorities, tasks, email, and simple projects. You will learn some new tips for increasing your personal organization and efficiencies.
  • Top 10 Mistakes Leaders Make and How You Can Avoid Them In this seminar we explore 10 all-to-common mistakes that undermine a leader’s effectiveness and develop a personal strategy to increase your impact as a leader.
  • Business Growth Workshop (requires 1-hour minimum) Discover the 4 Barriers to Growth for small businesses and develop tactics to overcome these barriers so your business can grow! In this workshop, you will gain practical insights, strategies, and tools that you can use immediately!
  • Annual Business Planning Workshop (requires 1-hour minimum) This is a very popular workshop (requires 1-hour) every year typically December-February. In this workshop, participants learn “The 3 Fundamentals for Dynamic Growth”, “How Businesses Sustain Growth”, and much more. You will leave with a framework for how to grow your business in the next 12 months.

Here is a clip of Glenn speaking at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce


Do you have another topic or area of business interest?

Glenn has spoken on numerous other topics related to business growth, sales/marketing, and people management. If you would like for him to address a topic not listed here, please discuss your area of need/interest with him. There is a high likelihood that he has (and will be able to) present on your topic.

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