Move Your Team from
DREAM to DO!
Kent's keynotes and training programs have impacted hundreds of organizations and associations in technology, financial services, transit, education, healthcare, government, and more.
Nationwide Children's Hospital - Employee Engagement Speaker
IIMC - International Institute of Municipal Clerks
AzTA - Employee Engagement Speaker
Sherwin Williams - Employee Engagement Speaker
Ole Miss - Education Keynote Speakers
AASB - Education Keynote Speakers
EO - Motivational Speakers
NLN - Wisconsin League of Nursing
TMCA - Texas Municipal Clerks Association
IPTA - Illinois Public Transit Assoc
IL ASCD - Education Keynote Speakers
SWTA - Employee Engagement Speaker
Success Magazine - Contributing Author
CASTA - Colorado Transit Association
EBS - Education Keynote Speakers
Entrepreneur - Contributing Author
JISD - Education Keynote Speakers
Nevada ACTE - Education Keynote Speaker
Sleep Dallas - keynote speaker
PPTA - PA Public Transit Association
PCC - Employee Engagement Speaker
Kiwanis - Best Motivational Speakers
Katy ISD - Education Keynote Speakers
GTA - Georgia Transit Association
BPA - Motivational Speaker
Nevada Dept of Education
MREF - CMAA
OBL - Ohio Bankers League
TCCA - Texas Court Clerk Association
Everything You Promised!
"Your keynote was amazing, and you delivered on EVERYTHING you promised! This is the first time in 15 conferences that our keynote speaker truly put in the effort from the very start to get to know our association and the challenges and opportunities we face. I know you speak to many groups, but you made us feel like we were the only ones.
"And your DREAM-to-DO message on leadership and employee engagement definitely hit the mark with our attendees. It was the perfect way to kick-off our annual conference. In one of your first emails to me, you stated your goal was to set the standard for all keynote speakers we hire in the future. You did just that, and you set the bar SUPER-HIGH. Thank you for helping us make this one of our best conferences ever!"
— Becky Miller
Arizona Transit Association
Kent Julian's keynote really hit home with me and was one of the best presentations that I've ever been able to participate in! His ability to engage with the audience, to connect with all the different people represented in the room, and to get us laughing really broke down barriers. And in the end, his message forced me to take a hard look at myself and consider how to put the principle shared into practice in my life and work.
Marketing Officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
Thank you, Kent. We couldn’t have asked for a better closing speaker or a better addition to our association family! Your dedication to the team-culture strategies you shared is outstanding. And your caring for our association members went above and beyond.
All our attendees loved you and your engaging keynote. The only thing we would have changed is to make you the opening keynoter instead of our closing keynoter because of the way you would have set the tone for the conference!
Practice Leader, Sleep Dallas Dentistry
Your message was definitely embraced by our attendees. As you mentioned, our members are committed to growing in leadership, personal development, and professional development and that’s why the strategies you presented were so well received. And how you presented them made a big difference as well... as a 'gift' instead of as Pigeon Leadership (that was hilarious).
I’ve been in leadership with CMAA for quite a while and it’s refreshing to hear new insights that help me learn more about myself and how to be better. That’s exactly what your E+R=O message did for me. Thank you!
Managing Director at Upper Midwest CMAA Chapter
A week later and our team is still gushing about your program. Your enthusiasm throughout the entire process, your engaging presentations, and the content... all of it was excellent. Additionally, the survey results from our attendees were FANTASTIC.
I will definitely be sharing your name with other Education Directors and Executive Directors around the country. Thank you again... it was an absolute joy and pleasure to work with you!
Education Director - Texas Municipal Clerks Association
Kent is an energetic and upbeat speaker who definitely keeps the audience engaged. And He brings his presentations to life with real-world examples and interactive experiences that are fun, insightful, and captivating (the "Child of What Decade" exercise was a hilarious trip down memory lane).
I have always been an advocate of E+R=O and Kent's explanation and examples were fresh and gave each attendee an opportunity to grow in their leadership.
My only complaint is I wish his keynote would have been longer. So many things that were incredibly insightful were packed into too short of a presentation.
Director of Communications, Ohio Bankers League
Kent Julian knocked it out of the park with our team, which isn’t always easy to do. He was really funny, his stories were extremely engaging, and he was motivational without being corny. But most of all, as a keynote speaker, Kent was real and what he had to say about employee engagement and resiliency really hit home with our team. We had so many great comments!
Director of Environment Health & Safety, Sherwin Williams
Your keynote at our Annual Management Conference was EXCEPTIONAL! In our business, we spend a lot of time focusing on how little things make the biggest difference. Your Big is Little and Little is Big message was SPOT ON with the company culture we are trying to build! You helped our team see, in a new light, that service is our product.
VP of Sales, Pioneer College Caterers
Kent Julian is a true gift! When he speaks at your conference, he is there to serve, not to be served.
His E+R=O message was perfect for our association. It not only helped our members grow professionally, but it’s a message that they can apply to their personal lives as well.
I shared feedback with Kent from our conference attendees (I cannot always do that with speakers because the feedback isn't always positive) and words like awesome, amazing, and loved it were used over and over to describe both his keynote and breakout presentations.
President, South Carolina Career Development Professionals
Executive Director, Arizona Transit
A leadership speaker who speaks on how to create a show-up-and-shine work culture better show up and shine himself. If fact, as an employee engagement expert, he needs to definitely be an engaging speaker with an engaging message that engages your staff. That’s exactly who Kent was and what he did for our IT team at Nationwide Children’s Hospital! His message wasn’t canned. Instead, he customized his main points to the strategic objectives we wanted to communicate during our annual meeting. He even connected with 3 of our employees a month before he arrived to make sure he understood our culture and the unique challenges we faced in the upcoming year. What other keynote speaker does that?!
Communication Strategist, Nationwide Children's Hospital IT Department
Kent’s 1% Advantage keynote was perfect for our association members. In fact, it was so good that I’ve already been approached by two other leaders that want to book Kent. I told them that not only is Kent’s message excellent (which they saw for themselves), but his positivity and enthusiasm are unparalleled. The same confidence and strength of character he exudes on stage are the same qualities you see when you work with him behind-the-scenes. He’s professional, reliable, and exhibits a can-do attitude at all times. He's simply amazing to work with!
Education Associate, SC Education and Business Summit
Kent is one of the most amazing speakers I've had the opportunity to work with, and I've worked with a lot of speakers from all across the country. I've never worked with someone so down to earth, friendly, easy, and accommodating. While his presentations were amazing, which can honestly be said for a lot of excellent professional speakers, it was the fact that he was the same off-stage as he was on the stage that impressed me the most. When you hire Kent, you won’t regret it!
Mary Kate Chapman
Executive Director, GUIDE Inc
Kent Julian is a dynamic, engaging speaker who we have used multiple times to keynote at our 48 Days Leadership and Entrepreneurial Events. His ability to take his audience on a journey of laughter and learning is second to none. He’s funny, he’s genuine, he's moving, and his content on personal development and performance is outstanding. Do what I’ve done multiple times… if you want your team members to be engaged at work, boost their productivity, and stay focused on what matters most, book Kent Julian for your next event!
NYT Best-Seller and Host "48 Days to the Work You Love" Radio Show
Executive Director, Southwest Transit Association
Executive Director, Alabama Association of School Boards
"Thank you for being so incredibly talented onstage and super easy to work with. For a Meeting Professional like me, you are truly one of the rare jewels out there as a speaker!”
Business Facility, Presentation College
Who is KENT JULIAN?
Kent Julian is a lot of things… devoted family man, champion swim coach, CSP professional speaker with the National Speaker Association, success business leader, fish-taco lover, and proud bald guy. Yet, this hasn’t always been the case. Kent started out as an at-risk child with severe learning challenges and SAT scores so low that he had to take Development Studies just to get into college—on probation.
From these humble beginnings, Kent went on to become the Executive Director of a national youth association in order to help teenagers just like him. Then, after 20 years in non-profit work, he did something crazy… he launched two successful businesses.
Along the way, Kent realized that the successes he experienced were never "his successes." Whether working with millennial students, coaching championship swim teams, or leading businesses, the positive results came about because of the team members he was honored to lead and the mentors who invested in his life.
Now, with his expertise in leadership, organizational culture, and employee engagement, he is privileged to speak, write, and consult leaders and teams all over the country on what it takes to create a "DREAM-to-DO" culture.
You can find his work online in places like Entrepreneur.com, Success.com, GoodMenProject.com and more.
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