Nancy Vogl Speakers Bureau

Ron Culberson

February 9, 2014
Ron Culberson

Ron Culberson

Expertise:   Humor, Motivation, Professional Development

Speaking Style:  Hilarious. Practical. Authentic.

Travels From:  Washington, D.C

Nancy Says:  “Ron is a genuinely warm and witty presenter who understands that the human heart yearns to laugh as well as be uplifted. It’s rare for a speaker to accomplish both.”

Do it Well. Make it Fun. 

As a speaker, humorist, columnist and author of Is Your Glass Laugh Full?, My Kneecap Seems Too Loose, and his latest book, Do it Well. Make it Fun., Ron Culberson’s mission is to help staff and managers achieve a new level of success by understanding the power of “do it well, make it fun.” Helping staff to become extraordinary, he also helps managers understand the qualities of an organizational culture that will attract great employees, develop excellent leaders, and deliver products and services.

Ron began his career by working with people at the end of their lives as a home care social worker, was a Manager of Counseling Services, and then the Director of Quality Services for a large hospice organization. An acclaimed speaker, Ron served as President for the National Speaker’s Association, 2012-2013.

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As a speaker, humorist, columnist, and author of Is Your Glass Laugh Full?, My Kneecap Seems Too Loose, and his latest book, Do it Well. Make it Fun. Ron Culberson’s mission is to help staff and managers achieve a new level of success by understanding the power of Do it Well, Make it Fun.  Success, even in tough times, comes from showing up and doing a great job.  Ron helps staff become extraordinary by helping them focus on excellence while making their work experience more enjoyable.  He also helps managers understand the qualities of an organizational culture that will attract great employees, develop excellent leaders, and deliver extraordinary products and services.

For ten years, Ron worked as a Home Care Social Worker, Counseling Manager, and Director of Quality Services for a large hospice organization in the Washington, DC suburbs.  These experiences taught him about the challenges of working on the front line, in middle management, and ultimately in senior management.  He has a proven track record as a successful member of a multidisciplinary team and as an effective senior leader.

In 2001 Ron received the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association.  The CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform excellence.

Ron’s business model also includes dedicating a significant portion of his time to volunteer service.  He will be President of the National Speakers Association (NSA) in 2012.  In 2010, he received the NSA President’s Distinguished Service Award  He is Past President of the Washington, DC chapter of NSA where he received the Chapter Member of the Year Award, the Capital Outstanding Speaker Award, and the John J. Daly Founder’s Award.  He has also served on numerous boards and committees for Capital Hospice, the Art Gliner Center for Humor Studies, and the Herndon Rotary club where he chaired two of their largest fundraisers.  Ron has received the Rotarian of the Year, and the Four Avenues of Service Awards, two of the highest Rotary awards given.

 

Presentation Topics

Do it Well. Make it Fun. 

The Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Anything in Between

Based on Ron’s book by the same name, this hilarious presentation shows staff that good is really just average and that success requires excellence. He teaches managers how to create a work environment in which staff want to work. And ultimately, he helps staff and managers understand that excellence combined with fun and humor leads to an even greater level of success.

This program includes three areas for focus and may include the topics listed:

  • Success through self improvement (Attitude, focusing on the present, integrity, skill development, health, aging)
  • Improving relationships with others (Communication, teamwork, conflict, presentation skills,friendships, marriage, parenting)
  • Making the processes in life and work more effective (Work environment, process management, meetings, to-do lists, email, hobbies, volunteering)

Genuinely Speaking 

How You Can Make Your Message More Memorable

Whether you’re speaking to a group of 1000 employees, 100 donors, or a small group of senior management, the goal is the same: to effectively convey important information and influence the actions of the audience. This fun, hilarious, and content rich presentation shows participants how to combine the best part of themselves and their experiences with humor and stories to bring their information in their presentations alive.

This program may focus on any of the following six key areas for making great presentations:

  • Identifying your unique gifts and skills
  • Understanding the needs of the audience
  • Designing an effective presentation structure
  • Learning powerful delivery techniques
  • Using humor to keep the audience engaged
  • Incorporating the metaphorical power of stories

 

Videos

Ron Culberson video
Ron Culberson's Preview Video

 

Books

Ron Culberson- BOOK COVER