Barbara Glanz, a member of the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame and one of fewer than 200 female Certified Speaking Professionals worldwide, works with organizations that want to improve morale, retention, and service and with people who want to rediscover the joy in their work and in their lives.
Using her Master’s degree in Adult Learning, she is the first speaker on record to have spoken on all 7 continents and in all 50 states to organizations as diverse as Nordstrom, Honda, Southwest Airlines, Bank of America, IBM, Kaiser Permanente, Hallmark, the US Dept. of Energy, Hilton Hotels, Publix Supermarkets, Disney, the State of Michigan, Chick-fil-A, and the Singapore Security Police.
Meetings & Conventions Magazine voted her “best keynote presenter you have heard or used,” and she was recently selected as a “Legend of the Speaking Profession”. She has been one of the top ten speakers since 1997 at the Society for Human Resource Management’s international convention.
Barbara is the author of twelve books, including The Simple Truths of Service Inspired by Johnny the Bagger® (co-authored with Ken Blanchard); The Simple Truths of Appreciation; 180 Ways to Spread Contagious Enthusiasm™; Balancing Acts; Handle with CARE – Motivating and Retaining Employees; CARE Packages for the Workplace; CARE Packages for the Home; and CARE Packages for your Customers.
Known as the business speaker who speaks to your heart as well as to your head, she lives and breathes her personal motto, “Spreading Contagious Enthusiasm.™” She lives on the beach in Sarasota, Florida, and adores her four grandchildren, Gavin, Kinsey, Owen and Simon.