Ty's
Keynote Presentations
 
 
(Dynamic keynote, plenary or general session presentations that can be 30 to 90 minutes long.)

Why do over 100 meeting planners hire Ty each year?

With over nineteen years of experience working with and speaking to people on all levels, Ty has developed a unique and effective process that improves human potential, puts healthy habits into action, and assists organizations and individuals to identify and Untie the Knots® for continuous peak performance and success.

Ty travels the globe speaking to corporations, associations, healthcare organizations, sales groups, government agencies, colleges, universities, conferences, conventions, and private organizations about his practical "knots free" approach to business and life. His trademarked style is dynamic, substantive, interactive, truthful, fun, and entertaining. Ty wakes up, energizes, inspires, challenges, and empowers audience participants of all types to ascend to optimal results.

WARNING: Give Ty 30 minutes or more with your group — and the impact and take-home value (substance) of his program will have your people effectively communicating and working better as a productive team, inspired to do passionate and meaningful work, coping with and embracing change, and creating significant, competitive and desired outcomes daily.


Keynote Topics

Untie the Knots®
( Improving Habits, Choices, People, Relationships, Performance, and Results )

An organization or person tied-up in toxic knots becomes an organization or person destined to fail in one or several areas of business or life. Untie the Knots®: Improving Habits, Choices, People, Relationships, Performance, and Results is a dynamic wake-up call that addresses the countless challenges, obstacles, issues and toxic habits found inside most organizations and people today. This no-holds barred, get-real program will bring your audience a practical solutions based process that they can implement immediately to create positive improvements and significant real-life results.

Bring this powerful - interactive - keynote session to your organization or group, and discover the same transforming principles that have led hundreds of organizations, business leaders and their teams to the professional and personal optimal success they desired.

Available in Opening Keynote, Closing Keynote, General Session, Plenary Session, Convention, Team Building Conference, Customer Service Conference, Leadership Conference, Professional Development Conference, Staff Development Retreat, Association Event, General Population, Networking Meeting, and Vendor Appreciation Event formats





Untie the Knots® That Tie Up Your Life
( Freeing Yourself from Toxic Habits, Choices, People, and Relationships )

A person tied-up in toxic knots becomes a person destined to fail in one or several areas of life. Untie the Knots® That Tie Up Your Life is a powerful wake-up call that addresses the countless challenges, obstacles, issues and toxic habits found inside most people today. This no-holds barred, get-real message will bring your audience a practical solutions based process that they can implement immediately to create positive improvements and significant real-life results.

There is no better time than the present to bring your group a dynamic and empowering program for gaining control of their lives and careers by breaking themselves free of negative baggage, building positive habits, and then turning them into actions to help them achieve their dreams.

Available in Motivational, Empowerment, Opening Keynote, Closing Keynote, General Session, Plenary Session, Convention, General Population, Networking Meeting, Specialty Group Meeting, Association, and Community Event formats





Untie the Knots®: A Prescription for C.H.A.N.G.E.
( Coping With Change From the Inside Out )

Change is constant, and it's impacting everyone. While you may not be able to change the circumstances around you, what you can change is your reaction to those circumstances. And sometimes that changes everything. This keynote presentation explores how to be a change-ambassador instead of a change-critic, thereby increasing your effectiveness. That means developing new and improved attitudes, habits, choices, and relationships. When those new attitudes, habits, choices, and relationships meet the skills and knowledge you already possess, anything is possible. After this inspirational and fun keynote session, you will welcome change and regard it as an opportunity to go from "a negative or stagnate workplace" to "a green and growing workplace".

Available in Motivational, Change Management, Leadership, and Staff Development formats





Untie the Knots®
( Improving Habits and Morale Inside the Workplace )

A person or organization tied-up in knots becomes a person or organization certain to fail in one or several areas of life or business. Untie the Knots®: Improving Habits and Morale Inside the Workplace is an energizing results focused keynote session that is customized to address the countless challenges, obstacles, issues, and toxic habits found inside many failing, stagnate, changing, successful, and leading organizations today. This no holds barred, get real session will bring your group a practical solutions based process that they can implement immediately on all levels of life and business.

The dynamic impact of this session has a proven track-record for improving performance, involvement, morale, leadership, teamwork, retention, work-life balance, and your bottom-line. Many of Ty's clients request Untie the Knots®: Improving Habits and Morale Inside the Workplace for their opening or closing session because this keynote address WILL set the tone for your meeting or conference — inspiring attendees to learn, network, and share best practices.

Available in Motivational, Staff Development, Leadership, Management, Sales, and Organizational Development formats





Building an Attitude of Excellence
(Attitude & Excellence Go Hand-and-Hand When It Comes to Making Your Best Better)

How important is it that you maintain a healthy and positive attitude in every situation? How much do you want to succeed at work and in life as a person of excellence?

According to author, Keith Harrell, of the best-selling book Attitude is Everything — "It isn't how much you know about maintaining a positive attitude that's important. It's how well, and how consistently, you put that knowledge to use."

Building an Attitude of Excellence is a dynamic, energizing, funny, fun, and engaging keynote session filled with advice on how to become an extraordinary person with a resilient and brilliant outlook on work and life. Using real world examples and powerful relatable stories, Ty Howard will help your audience members to see, strive for, and achieve higher levels of excellence, daily. He will cover a broad spectrum of ideas, including attitude, employee morale, team building, accountability, leadership, creative thinking, dealing with stress, handling change, how to criticize, how to motivate and inspire others to peak perform (as well as yourself), the power of laughter, how to exceed expectations, work - life balance, excellence, and how to effectively give yourself The Untie the Knots® Attitude of Excellence Tune-Up.

Ty Howard believes positive thinking can change the way an individual or employee feels about their job, their self-worth, their desire and drive for excellence, and even the way they perceive their peers, managers, and the organization they work in. This session will bring to you the concrete, proven principles that will teach and inspire you to make positive thinking, positive self-talk, and positive behavior a permanent accepted pool of success habits for work and life, moving forward. He can also elevate the attitude of management staff and provide them with tools in developing a team with positive attitudes which can decrease turnover, and increase productivity and team success.

Whether you are just starting out as a new hire, a frontline employee, a manager, or a seasoned senior executive, this substantive and empowering keynote session will be the jump-start and boost we all need to develop and soar above and beyond our amazingly capable Attitude of Excellence.

Available in Excellence, Motivational, Excellence, Executive Development, Manager Development, and Staff Development formats





Leading with Confidence, Integrity, and By ExampleTM
( Becoming A Leader People Want to Follow )

Leadership is a critical skill that every professional should possess to be successful in today's work environment. Developing into an "Influential and Effective Leader" goes beyond traditional assessments of your qualities and application of those results. In this empowering, high-energy and interactive keynote session, Ty uses personal anecdotes, motivation, inspiration, research on top leaders, humor, and fun to awaken the spirit of confidence, ethical leadership, and leading by example.

Leading with Confidence, Integrity and by Example builds on insights that will help you uncover your mind-set, develop the passion you possess toward leadership, and consequently empower you to influence and empower others to continuously perform at their peak. This session will teach you empowerment skills you can apply to enhance your leadership skills. Recognizing who you are as a person is only the first step to developing into an influential and effective leader. This session is THE next step in your leadership development journey.

Available in Motivational, Leadership, Management, and New Supervisor formats





Service Excellence Through Personal Excellence
( Igniting Purpose, Passion, and Performance )

This dynamic keynote session shares effective ways to work easily with others to create a more pleasant work environment and work relationships. Through relatable stories and anecdotes you will learn ways to better communicate with customers in person and over the phone. You will also learn helpful skills for dealing with angry customers, tactics for keeping your composure under stress, and much more. Ty draws from his personal research on what is working in companies across America as well as what is working within your company. As a result of his focus on quality relationships and service excellence, he will inspire your group to begin their improvement process from within. Leaving everyone on a personal commitment path to do better, achieve more, and reach new levels of professional and personal 'service excellence' daily.

Available in Motivational, Professional Development, Leadership, Customer Service, Sales, and Support Staff Professionals formats





Untie the Knots® of Customer Service
( Improving Habits, Choices, Attitudes, Professionalism, Relationships, Performance, and Results )

An organization or person tied-up in the toxic knots of poor customer service becomes an organization or person destined to fail in one or several areas of business. Untie the Knots of Customer Service®: Improving Habits, Choices, Attitudes, Professionalism, Relationships, Performance, and Results is a dynamic wake-up call that addresses the countless challenges, obstacles, issues, toxic habits, and negative outcomes found inside of many companies plagued by poor customer service experiences. This no-holds barred, get-real keynote session will bring your audience a practical solutions based process that they can implement immediately to help move them - individually and as an organization - from average / good to passionate and exceptional customer service super stars. Throughout this session, Ty Howard will encourage your staff to refuse to allow their team and company to become a "Poor Customer Service Casualty!" Make consistent quality customer service "The Sustainable Norm" inside your workplace by consistently communicating professionalism, earning and gaining respect, enhancing all customer relationships, and securing overall competitive advantage in the marketplace through customer service excellence.

Bring this powerful - interactive - keynote session to your organization or group, and discover the same transforming principles that have led hundreds of organizations, business leaders, and their teams to new sustainable levels of service excellence—with BIG Friendly Smiles.

Available in Motivational, Professional Development, Leadership, Customer Service, Sales, and Support Staff Professionals formats





You Have to FOCUS and S-T-R-E-T-C-H for Continuous SuccessTM
( What's Required of YOU to Continuously Succeed in an Ever Changing World )

Success is more than being okay or good at what you do; it's about being and staying consistently cutting-edge. Ty Howard, helps professionals on all levels to better understand why their services, products, resilience, and relationships – or in some cases, those of their competitors – are number one. And why you absolutely cannot spell SUCCESS without a fully committed "U" in all aspects of work and life. This engaging and energizing keynote session will provide relatable research on how to best manage your expectations and emotional intelligence for resilient peak performance and desired outcomes. You will also learn practical strategies and solutions for overcoming daily 'work - life' challenges that will empower the right person with the right positive attitude to begin passionately FOCUS'ing and
S-T-R-E-T-C-H'ing for Continuous Success
. Here's where you will experience in a dynamic and fun way—what is required of you to become and stay continuously successful, as a person and a business, moving forward.

Available in Motivational, Sales, Leadership, Management, and Customer Service formats





Tying Into A Better YOUTM
( Spending Time With the Person You Want to Become, and
     Becoming the Improved Person You'll Enjoy to Be )

In this dynamic, insightful, timely, interactive and fun keynote session, Ty uses facts, case studies, personal stories, group exercises, motivation, inspiration and music to communicate the importance of taking special care of "self" in order to make your best efforts better daily. He encourages you to continuously strive to perform at the highest level possible in whatever you do. Here is where you will learn sound strategies on how to nurture and keep both mind and body in a green and growing state for better health, achievement, life-balance, and prosperity. Prepare to increase / re-capture your passion for meaningful work and significant living. And prepare for "A Better YOU" moving forward!

* This is the ultimate "Work/Life Balance," "Stress Management,"
"Personal Improvement" and "Performance Improvement"
presentation—all wrapped into one.

Available in Motivational, Balancing Work & Life, Stress Management, Personal Improvement, Performance Improvement, Staff Development, and All Women's or Men's Group / Conference formats





Excelling in Teamwork
( Anything You Can Do — WE Can Do Better! )

Is your team moving forward together or inundated with conflict? Do your team meetings consist more of bickering than collaborating? Do you have some team members who are everyday peak performing superstars, while others do just enough to get by?

Winning teams do not just happen, they are created by committed leaders and team players who’ve learned how to motivate, inspire and guide their productive efforts to individual and organizational successes. Ty Howard's Excelling in Teamwork - action learning keynote / general session - shares awareness and strategies in the areas of teamwork, team dynamics, team problem-solving, and team decision-making. The structural and behavioral dimensions of building and leading an effective work team, task force or group are fully explored. He skillfully combines a highly substantive team building curriculum with ongoing indoor fun and safe team building activities to spark participant curiosity, motivation, trust, honest communication, and commitment to apply and practice individual and group learning gains immediately.

You will also learn what it takes to develop leadership skills applicable to creating successful self-directed work teams, employee participation teams, interdepartmental task groups, and other group situations where combined efforts are needed to reach optimal team performance and desired outcomes.

Available in Motivational, Staff Development, Small, Medium or Large Work Teams Development, Training & Development Programs, and Company Retreats / Conference formats





Untie the Knots® of Diversity
( Embracing and Celebrating Diversity / Multiculturalism Inside the Workplace )

Understanding the factors that move organizational diversity forward—or hold it back—can make the difference between success or failure. In this dynamic keynote session, Ty Howard shares the enablers and barriers (toxic knots) of organizational diversity. He encourages and explains to your group the importance of creating a workplace that is aware of and respects the broad spectrum of human diversity, which is imperative for optimal results. For even the most committed organizations, it is important to lay the groundwork for a successful process by examining areas of need and developing a clear definition of diversity that the organization can embrace as an achievable goal. Special emphasis is placed on linking diversity to your organization’s strategic business objectives, its marketplace, and long-term sustained culture change. Participants will walk away with an increase understanding of diversity, and begin the process for dialogue, working together productively, and ultimately celebrating a diverse workplace that is welcoming, harmonious, fair and progressive.

Untie the Knots® of Diversity is a great fit for the closing or opening keynote message for any organization’s Diversity Day / Retreat Program—it’s insightful, fun, interactive, dynamic and entertaining!

Available in Motivational, Leadership, Management, New Supervisor, and
Staff Development formats





Re-Capturing and Re-Igniting Your PASSION
( Going from Burned Out to Re-Fired Up to Doing Meaningful Work )

In today’s dismal economy; coupled with downsizing, layoffs, organizational restructuring, cut budgets, fixed budgets, hiring freezes, team issues, customer service issues, quality control issues, time management challenges, having to wear many hats, having to do more with less, and having to overcome one challenge after another—it’s not uncommon to read or hear about the millions of employees inside organizations across the nation who have lost their passion for the work that they do. The talented, motivated, winners you hired have become unmotivated and burned out.

Re-Capturing and Re-Igniting Your PASSION is an interactive, fun and energizing keynote session for professionals on all levels and in all career fields! Where others might see burn out and average work as being the new norm, Ty sees a ripe opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the talented, motivated, winners you originally hired. Ty believes, "To Re-Capture and Re-Ignite one’s PASSION is not about balancing or multitasking; it’s about making true life changes that result in the renewal of passion. It’s about inspiring and coaching employees on all levels to embrace and practice a process that will have them re-fired up and re-committed to doing meaningful work. When this occurs, a work environment of passionate and meaningful work will soon become the norm, again."

Available in Motivational, Leadership, Management, New Supervisor, and
Staff Development formats





Untie the Knots®: Efficient Time Management Solutions for Sales                                     Professionals  - ( On All Levels )

How many salespeople (and sales managers) are not realizing their full potential? What stands in the way to greater sales and more commission dollars is not something they do not have but something they do not do consistently and efficiently; time management. Successful sales professionals manage both their “money hours” and "selling time" well while average sellers do not. In the past few years, sales professionals have worked harder and longer than ever before. They have become challenged with the amount of information coming at them, with the changing expectations of their companies, and with the growing sophisticated demands of their customers.

Untie the Knots®: Efficient Time Management Solutions for Sales Professionals is a dynamic, engaging, and eye-opening session that will teach your sales team efficient time management strategies from a new perspective; how to efficiently utilize their time available for higher income producing activities; and how to take maximum advantage of the number of business sales days and face-to-face selling opportunities they create—to begin making more sales and more commission dollars immediately.

Available in Motivational, Sales Kickoff Meetings/Events, Sales Managers, Sales Training and Development, and Sales Executives formats





Untie the Knots® of Selling in a Tough Economy
( Turning Stagnate Sales Professionals into Consistent Peak Performers )

Do you know a sales professional who is tied-up and producing stagnate results due to their inability to: 1) overcome today’s
'it's a tough economy' objections, 2) effectively negotiate contracts,
3) sell value over just giving price quotes, or 4) close more sales?

A salesperson or sales team tied-up in knots becomes a salesperson or sales team destined to fail / struggle in one or several areas of the sales process; in turn, producing dismal sales results or "good enough to get by" profits.

Even in a tough economy every sales professional can be inspired, equipped, motivated and empowered with up-to-date sales strategies that will keep your company’s sales and profits soaring continuously. Untie the Knots® of Selling in a Tough Economy: Turning Stagnate Sales Professionals into Consistent Peak Performers is an energizing session that addresses the countless KNOTS (challenges, obstacles, objections, distractions, and toxic habits) that prevent many sales professionals from consistently performing at their peak daily in today's tough economy. This no holds barred, innovated session will bring to your sales professionals inspiration, motivation and practical cutting-edge strategies to use to immediately overcome many of today's objections, win at effective negotiation, sell value over just giving price quotes, get more orders, and close more sales.

Available in Motivational, Sales Training & Development, Sales Management, Sales Executives & Leaders, and Sales Retreat or Conference formats





You Make The Difference!
( Your Efforts and Contributions Are Greatly Appreciated! )

In this dynamic, motivational, entertaining and inspiring keynote session, Ty helps you to recognize and award deserving people, teams or volunteers who "Make The Difference" through what they do to help the organization succeed. He carefully selects the right words, stories, quotations and appropriate clean humor to express your sincere recognition and appreciation. This keynote is a perfect fit for teams who have recently accomplished a big goal; volunteers who give their time and service; employee recognition and awards programs; annual staff appreciation day programs; and end of year recognition and service awards banquets.

You Make The Difference, delivered by Ty Howard as your dynamic keynote speaker, will show and communicate to your employees, teammates, volunteers, and all being recognized and rewarded that their hard work, passion, commitment, productivity, efforts and contributions to the organization are Greatly Appreciated, and that you truly care enough to recognize them publicly. This message also encourages everyone in attendance to make their best better, build an attitude of excellence, improve morale, and achieve more goals moving forward.

Available in Motivational, Employee Award & Recognition, Volunteering, and Staff Development formats





Unleash the R.E.A.L. Dad in YOUTM
( A R.E.A.L. Dad Makes a BIG Difference!!! )

In this empowering, motivational, inspiring, high-energy and interactive keynote / workshop session, Ty Howard uses personal stories, relatable humor, extensive participation, music and fun to awaken the spirit of fatherhood and male socialization. Ty believes that although every man can be called to be a father, knowing how to be a R.E.A.L. Dad is not automatic. Fathers must understand the characteristics and master the skills of positive and healthy fatherhood in order to fulfill the role of a caring, accountable and loving Dad. A R.E.A.L. Dad steps up daily to exhibit positive qualities of learning, leadership, integrity, responsibility, accountability, involvement, role modeling, coaching, mentoring, discipline, love, and care. Unleash the R.E.A.L. Dad in YOUTM provides 9 key principles and insights that will teach you how to fulfill the role of a positive, healthy, reliable, caring and loving Dad in your personal sphere of influence.


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Available in Motivational, Inspirational, Keynote, General Session, Fatherhood Development Training, Fatherhood Workshop, Speakers on Fatherhood, Fatherhood Motivational Speakers, and Fatherhood Focus Group formats





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6400 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 134
Baltimore, Maryland 21228
Phone: (443) 982-7582
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