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Simon T. Bailey          

Speaker, Author, Life Coach & Entrepreneur

Success magazine calls Simon T. Bailey one of the Top 25 people that will help you reach your business and life goals. He joins a list that includes Oprah Winfrey & Dr. Brene Brown. His viral video posted by Goalcast to Facebook has over 87 million views.

Today, Simon is a Breakthrough Strategist who goes beyond feel-good content and provides real-life deliverables that impact lives. His wisdom and expertise enabled an Orlando-based healthcare system to be acquired and a division of a hospitality company to be ranked No.1 for customer service by

He has worked with 1800 organizations in 49 countries. A few of his clients include Google, Microsoft, MasterCard, Hilton Hotels, American Nurses Association, and the NSA (National Security Association).

Simon has more than 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry including serving as sales director for Disney Institute based at Walt Disney World Resort.

He is the author of ten books including the HarperCollins-published book, Release Your Brilliance, Releasing Leadership Brilliance published by Corwin Press (a division of Sage Publishing), and Shift Your Brilliance, published by SoundWisdom. His three online courses on LinkedIn Learning ( have been viewed by people in 100 countries.

Simon currently serves as a board member of the U.S. Dream Academy, a twenty-year old organization whose mission is to increase high school graduation rates for children whose parent(s) are incarcerated. He also serves on the board for the Orlando Health Foundation Board, a $4 Billion100-year-old non-profit hospital with 20,000 employees based in Orlando, Florida.

Simon is a Summa Cum Laude master’s degree graduate of Faith Christian University and was inducted as an honorary member of the University of Central Florida Golden Key Honor Society. He has also served on the advisory council for Management and Executive Education for the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, one of the top 25 best private graduate business schools in the U.S.

Recently he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Humanities from Kayiwa International University/United Graduate College and Seminary International in Kampala, Uganda for his global impact. Furthermore, he has received the World Civility Award from iChange Nations and is acknowledged as a World Civility Ambassador.

When Simon is not busy advancing professionals’ and organizations’ development, he roots for the Buffalo Bills, collects limited edition stamps, and is an avid movie goer. Simon is the proud father of two young adult children and currently resides in Orlando, Florida.

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Industries are being transformed at the speed of light. To keep adapting to the changing times, organizations need leaders that reset their mindset. The leadership skills of yesterday will not carry the day in an economy of uncertainty. However, leaders who adopt forward-looking thinking can positively influence the culture of their companies and position it for future success. In this webinar, Simon will share just-in-time insights for leaders of teams and influencers who lead without a title.

Simon Says Get a LIFE

Simon T. Bailey will remove the new-age mysticism surrounding the phrase "get a life" and educate the audience about clearly defining, illustrating, and vividly describing how they can transition from mundane living to seeking a higher level of existence. He will share stories, principles, and relevant insights that will benefit your attendees and enable them to make a move from success to significance.

Simon Says Dream - Live a Passionate Life

Simon Bailey informs audiences of the key traits that all great dreamers possess to transition their plans from an invisible dream to a visible reality. Participants will learn how to identify the barriers to fulfilling corporate or individual visions. They will learn how to use the imagination to create the future and overcome barriers in the way.

Releasing Service Brilliance

In the new "experience economy," it won't be quality products or excellent customer service that propels companies to the top. It will be those companies that excel at creating memorable customer experiences that will build loyal, long-term customers and become the new rising stars. Releasing Service Brilliance is a fresh, innovative program that will transform your organization from one that merely provides customer service to one that consistently delivers "WOW" experiences for its customers.

Releasing Sales Brilliance

The core of releasing sales brilliance is developing Trusted Business Advisors (TBAs) individuals who consistently focus on creating value for the customer. TBAs are master communicators who utilize the power of authenticity and trust to establish and maintain lasting relationships with customers. Trusted Business Advisors realize that the key to winning is selling from the inside out. They understand that people do business with people they like and trust; they know they must engage and connect with the customer first, then provide solutions.

Releasing Leadership Brilliance

What is Leadership Brilliance? Its about leading from the inside out. Its having engaged, connected leaders who manage their egos, release control, get out of the way and allow employees to release their unique brilliance. Its about engaging the talented men and women already on your team in order to take the organization to the next level.

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Release Your Brilliance

Release Your Brilliance is a high-impact, inspiring program that will teach individuals how to forge a new future through thoughts, words and actions. What is brilliance? It's an aspect of being human that can only be explained by the exceptional clarity that comes from the alchemical alignment of vision, passion and spirit.

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Simon T. Bailey to Keynote Supervalu 2016 National Expo
Simon T. Bailey, leader of the “brilliance” movement, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 Supervalu National Expo, to be held Aug. 9-11 in St. Paul, Minn. Bailey, who founded the Brilliance
Simon T. Bailey Has Done It Again!
(Orlando, FL – August 3rd)- The NSA celebrated the careers of Bailey and his four fellow inductees in an annual ceremony honoring professional speakers who have reached the very pinnacle of their profession.

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