Two years later and I'm still receiving kudos on the quality and creativity of your program.
-- A. Goodman, SVP Organization Development, Merck Medco

I can truly say you proved invaluable in helping us open the door to major organizational change - far faster than I ever thought possible.
-- Mark Lutcheon, CIO/Partner - PriceWaterhouse LLP

You helped me accomplish a goal in one day - that I had been working on since I began my tenure at this organization. Thank you very, very much.
-- T. Jeanne, Dep. Director - HCFA, US Dep. of Health & Human Svcs.

Gregg Ward provides unique, powerful and captivating training experiences using live professional theater in the areas of Diversity, Sexual Harassment, Ethics and Performance Management. He is a truly effective speaker and facilitator who is able to maintain relationships with senior executives while providing bottom line feedback.
-- Jordan Goldrich, Head: Chief People Officer Practice, Customatrix, Inc.


 


Gregg Ward

Areas of Expertise:

Leadership/Management
 






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Gregg Ward is a Certified Management Consultant and expert Speaker, Trainer, Consultant, Facilitator and Executive Coach specializing in helping managers and employees in industry and government develop their skills in leadership, emotional intelligence, change management, diversity, conflict resolution, and interpersonal communication.

Gregg’s recent and current clients include American Express, ADP, Allied Insurance, AXA Advisors, Booz Allen Hamilton, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Colliers International, Ericsson, the Federal Reserve Bank, Ford Motor Company, IHOP, Kaiser Permanente, Kraft Foods, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Major League Baseball, Merck, Novartis, Nissan, The Pentagon-OPM, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Qualcomm, Sandia National Labs, Siemens, The US Navy-SPAWAR and Warner Bros.

As President and CEO of the training firm Orlando-Ward & Associates, Gregg is also America’s top expert in the use of live, professional theater, interactive facilitation and experiential learning as training tools on complex workplace issues. He has presented over 2,000 different training programs in the past 20 years to corporate and government groups throughout the U.S. and Western Europe.

Gregg’s best-selling business book, published in 2002, is called Bad Behavior, People Problems & Sticky Situations: a toolbook for managers and team leaders and is now in its eighth printing. He frequently travels the country speaking to corporate and government groups. He is currently at work on his second and third books: The Little Book of Big Change, and with Jordan Goldrich The Least You Can Do: people skills for no-nonsense managers, both due out in 2010.

Gregg began his work in 1984 as a specialist trainer for The New York City Police Department. In 1989 he relocated to Great Britain and became a correspondent for The BBC as well as a freelancer with Scotland on Sunday, The Glasgow Herald and The Times of London. When PriceWaterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand began their global merger in 1998, he served as the primary facilitator/mediator of the global IT group merger negotiations. Gregg often provides training programs for and facilitates top level leadership offsite sessions, coaches CEO’s and other C-class leaders for organizations such as Ericsson, AXA Advisors, Colliers International, Booze Allen Hamilton, IHOP, Kraft Foods, and the US Navy-SPAWAR.

Gregg is an accomplished, engaging public speaker whose feature articles are published frequently in major US and UK media. He has appeared on national television and on radio numerous times, most recently on Fox News for Neil Cavuto and on TheStreet.com. He has led seminars and programs at Harvard University, NYU, The City University of New York, The New School University for Social Research, Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, The University of California, and Boston University. Gregg is also an adjunct instructor on diversity, conflict resolution and coaching at San Diego State University and California State University at San Marcos.

Gregg is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) with the Institute for Management Consulting; holds a Certificate in Business & Executive Coaching from San Diego State University, a Certificate in Mediation from the National Conflict Resolution Center and is a Certified DISC Trainer. He is fully qualified and has extensive experience as a certified instructor on sexual harassment prevention in compliance with CA AB 1825. He received a BFA in 1982 from Boston University. He lectured in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Edinburgh from 1988-93. He is a member of IMC-USA, SHRM, ASTD and PCMA (Professional Coaches & Mentors Association) and is based in San Diego, CA.


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Gregg Ward is a Certified Management Consultant and expert Speaker, Trainer, Consultant, Facilitator and Executive Coach specializing in helping managers and employees in industry and government develop their skills in leadership, emotional intelligence, change management, diversity, conflict resolution, and interpersonal communication.

Gregg’s recent and current clients include American Express, ADP, Allied Insurance, AXA Advisors, Booz Allen Hamilton, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Colliers International, Ericsson, the Federal Reserve Bank, Ford Motor Company, IHOP, Kaiser Permanente, Kraft Foods, L-3 Communications, Lockheed Martin, Major League Baseball, Merck, Novartis, Nissan, The Pentagon-OPM, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Qualcomm, Sandia National Labs, Siemens, The US Navy-SPAWAR and Warner Bros.

As President and CEO of the training firm Orlando-Ward & Associates, Gregg is also America’s top expert in the use of live, professional theater, interactive facilitation and experiential learning as training tools on complex workplace issues. He has presented over 2,000 different training programs in the past 20 years to corporate and government groups throughout the U.S. and Western Europe.

Gregg’s best-selling business book, published in 2002, is called Bad Behavior, People Problems & Sticky Situations: a toolbook for managers and team leaders and is now in its eighth printing. He frequently travels the country speaking to corporate and government groups. He is currently at work on his second and third books: The Little Book of Big Change, and with Jordan Goldrich The Least You Can Do: people skills for no-nonsense managers, both due out in 2010.

Gregg began his work in 1984 as a specialist trainer for The New York City Police Department. In 1989 he relocated to Great Britain and became a correspondent for The BBC as well as a freelancer with Scotland on Sunday, The Glasgow Herald and The Times of London. When PriceWaterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand began their global merger in 1998, he served as the primary facilitator/mediator of the global IT group merger negotiations. Gregg often provides training programs for and facilitates top level leadership offsite sessions, coaches CEO’s and other C-class leaders for organizations such as Ericsson, AXA Advisors, Colliers International, Booze Allen Hamilton, IHOP, Kraft Foods, and the US Navy-SPAWAR.

Gregg is an accomplished, engaging public speaker whose feature articles are published frequently in major US and UK media. He has appeared on national television and on radio numerous times, most recently on Fox News for Neil Cavuto and on TheStreet.com. He has led seminars and programs at Harvard University, NYU, The City University of New York, The New School University for Social Research, Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, The University of California, and Boston University. Gregg is also an adjunct instructor on diversity, conflict resolution and coaching at San Diego State University and California State University at San Marcos.

Gregg is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) with the Institute for Management Consulting; holds a Certificate in Business & Executive Coaching from San Diego State University, a Certificate in Mediation from the National Conflict Resolution Center and is a Certified DISC Trainer. He is fully qualified and has extensive experience as a certified instructor on sexual harassment prevention in compliance with CA AB 1825. He received a BFA in 1982 from Boston University. He lectured in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Edinburgh from 1988-93. He is a member of IMC-USA, SHRM, ASTD and PCMA (Professional Coaches & Mentors Association) and is based in San Diego, CA.


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