Phillip Van Hooser, MBA, CSP, CPAEAward-Winning Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Author on Leadership Development, Service & Communication
Leadership Development that Works in the Real World
Delivering on commitments to employees, customers and shareholders — Phillip Van Hooser’s leadership development work helps top U.S. companies and small-town leaders do just that. From practical leadership experience in manufacturing, consumer products and banking, Phil knows the shift in perspective and commonsense leadership skills the real work world demands.
Experienced Leadership Development Trainer
Phil’s management experience in high-pressure industries combined with 900+ unique client stories — stories from struggle to strategic success — has revealed time-tested methods that increase employee performance and productivity to ensure customers and stakeholders are happy.
Areas of Expertise
Strategic Leadership Development
Build & Motivate Multi-Generation Teams
Service & Professionalism
Manage Change & Transition
Education & Achievements
Council of Peers Award of Excellence (Hall of Fame), National Speakers Association
Certified Speaking Professional, National Speakers Association
MBA, Nova Southeastern University
BS, Marketing, Murray State University
Certified Speaking Professional, Speakers Hall of Fame Member, Cavett Award Recipient
Phillip Van Hooser is a 30+ year member and past president of the National Speakers Association. He is a Certified Speaking Professional, has been inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame and is recipient of NSA’s prestigious Cavett Award.
Certified Speaking Professional
The CSP designation is conferred by the National Speakers Association only on those speakers who have earned it by meeting strict qualifying criteria.
CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame
The Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) Speaker Hall of Fame honors professional speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence.
Cavett Award Recipient
The Cavett Award is the National Speakers Association’s most cherished award. It is presented annually to the member whose accomplishments over the years have reflected outstanding credit, respect, honor and admiration in the Association and the speaking profession, and whose actions (in terms of sharing, guiding and inspiring other members) most closely parallel the illustrious career of our Co-Founder Cavett Robert, CSP, CPAE.
Phil has written multiple books on leadership, customer service and communication. His titles include:
Advisor & Mentor to Millennial Business Leaders
In 2014, Phil started a non-profit initiative for the development of rural-area millennial leaders, Vision 2050. Calling it one of the most rewarding efforts he’s ever been part of, Phil serves as advisor, leadership instructor, mentor and coach for 25 to 35 year olds seeking leadership growth and training.
As a woman in business, external beauty may get you in the door, but internal beauty will be the stronghold that makes you successful there. If you want the people on your team to be drawn to you as an influential leader, choose to develop the most attractive attribute for women in business.August 14, 2019
How to discuss poor performance with an employee — it’s one of the most challenging jobs for a supervisor or manager. I often get asked for guidance on how to handle this situation more effectively, therefore, I’m giving you four steps to reach a more productive outcome when talking with an employee about poor performance.August 13, 2019