speaker who keeps audiences laughing, learning and motivated to make
a difference . . .
A speaker who learns about and addresses your audience’s challenges,
concerns, fears and hopes . . .
A professional who will make you look good and who is a joy to work
with . . .
Conflict Resolution Artist Ben Adkins
Ben’s presentations engage your audience with an upbeat,
interactive style. He addresses topics important to everyone:
Ben has presented more than 2,400 keynotes, workshops,
seminars and management retreats. Few speakers have the confidence
and ability to speak to virtually any group – Ben is one
of them. Executives, business owners, professionals, sales staff,
technology workers, administrative staff and customer service
providers have all benefited from his programs. His clients include
government agencies, energy companies, high tech companies, educational
organizations, attorneys, health care providers and associations.
Ben is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association,
a faculty member of the National College of District Attorneys
and a former board member of the Fort Worth Chapter of the American
Society of Training and Development.
An experienced mediator and conflict resolution
artist, Ben is also a businessman who understands the importance
of productivity and bottom line results. Managed conflict yields
positive outcomes in terms of time, risk, cost and relationships.
• Weaving Mediation into the Fabric of the Organization
• Smart Conflict Tools for Smart Leaders
• How to Manage Conflict So It Doesn’t Manage You
• People Aren’t Difficult – Just Different
• Put Your Own Mask on First Before Assisting Others
Breakout sessions and workshops include:
• Managing Disagreements Constructively
• How to be a Leader Instead of a Boss
• How to Develop Authority, Credibility and Influence
Weaving Mediation into the Fabric of the Organization
Every organization pays a price for mismanaging conflict . .
. but few know how much.
Every organization has a conflict management strategy . . .
but few know what it is.
Every organization faces a threat to its survival . . . but
few see it coming.
This presentation gives eye-opening insights into the strategic
management of organizational conflict. It lays out a blueprint
for improving organizational effectiveness. This program will
change forever the way you think about and manage conflict.
Smart Conflict Management Tools for Smart Leaders
For managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals and
others who lead. Learn a critical competency of leadership –
how to resolve conflict between others. It’s not only
a career skill, it’s a life skill. Leaders who have these
tools experience higher productivity, better morale and less
turnover than those who do not have them. Be smart with conflict.
How to Manage Conflict So It Doesn’t Manage You
Take a lighthearted look at one of life’s realities –
conflict. Learn the process of successful positive conflict
resolution – at work and at home!
People Aren’t Difficult – Just Different
A fun, entertaining, and educational look at the four social
styles. Understand yourself and others better. Strengthen relationships
at work and at home. Learn how to handle difficult people and
also how you become difficult under stress.
Secure Your Own Mask Before Assisting Others
(Great for an opening or closing session) A motivational look
at dealing with change, making choices and taking care of yourself.
Be more effective in all the roles you play
Take responsibility for your own success in life.
Sessions and Workshops
Managing Disagreements Constructively
In this workshop you will learn an ingenious step-by-step process
to resolve relationship conflicts. After you apply these strategies
to resolve interpersonal conflicts, you learn how to prevent them
from occurring in the future.
How to be a Leader Instead of a Boss
Learn leadership skills for the 21st Century. Three simple skills
that make a huge difference – an enlightening framework
for being an outstanding coach. Effective for anyone in a leadership
position. Learn how to motivate, communicate and inspire your
team to greatness.
CIA – How to Develop Credibility, Influence, and
It’s not the title or position you hold that gives you true
authority – it requires three other things – and you
have total control over those three. Not just for leaders. This
lively, eye-opening presentation has a positive impact on people
in every organizational position. Learn how to develop true authority
training available in the following areas:
* Workplace Conflict * Leadership * Productivity * Presentation