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Phillip Van Hooser        

Keynote Speaker, Author and Expert of Leadership

Phillip Van Hooser helps organizations build trust, inspire their leaders and get results. A leadership development advisor, keynote speaker and management training expert to an array of top U.S. companies, his clients run the gamut from Alliance Coal and Blue Bell Creameries to REEBOK, Wells Fargo and Westar Energy.

Phil has written several popular books on leadership-related issues including We Need to Talk: Building Trust When Communicating Gets Critical and Willie's Way: 6 Secrets for Wooing, Wowing and Winning Customers and Their Loyalty. His latest book, Leaders Ought To Know: 11 Ground Rules for Common Sense Leadership, published by John Wiley & Sons, will be released in April 2013.

A Speaker Hall of Fame inductee, Phil shares his unique brand of "uncommon" common sense leadership through captivating stories from his life and career. He leads people to discover proven leadership skills grounded in real-world experience to give them practical steps for being a leader every day, regardless of their position.

Most recently, Phil has been the mastermind behind a comprehensive leadership development initiative called Leaders Ought to Know. This initiative incorporates online and onsite training to achieve each client's leadership development goals.

Speech Topics


Transforming Leaders

Competitive, growth-oriented businesses need leaders their employees will consistently choose to follow. Master proven leadership methods that transform good leaders into excellent leaders and new leaders into top performers.

Leading Through Change

All businesses face one constant force. Change. Organizations that excel value leaders who identify and seize the opportunities that change brings. Maximize leadership performance in today's changing work environments with these practical methods.

Building Work Teams That Work

Well-built teams significantly outperform independent individuals in today's competitive marketplace. Explore a blueprint for creating, leading and supporting cohesive, competitive, high-performance teams.

Serve With Professionalism & Integrity

Professional, integrity-based service wins customer loyalty and builds competitive organizations. Boost performance as a service professional with lessons from industry best practices.

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