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Opening Keynote
The Level 5 Leader- How to Build Employee Commitment through Influence

Finding and retaining employees in today’s economy is a major challenge. Traditional leadership brings short term compliance, influential leadership leads to long term commitment. In this inspirational session, Del will share 7 practical ways you cannot only retain employees, but have them give their best effort every day. 

Closing Keynote
The Discipline of Replenishment - How to Renew Yourself So You Can Be Your Best for Others

Team leadership starts with personal leadership. You can’t give away something that you don’t have. You can’t give energy to others if you lack personal energy. Using the SPICE Model (Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Creative, and Emotional), Del will share 5 ways that you can keep yourself healthy, focused and energized.

Del Gilbert

Del Gilbert is the founder of Accelerating Excellence. He speaks, trains and consults on building high-performance in people and organizations.

Del has held leadership positions in the healthcare field for 35 years. He served as Chief Learning Officer and Director of Organizational and Service Excellence at St. Joseph Healthcare for 15 years. While at St. Joseph, employee engagement ranked in the upper 20% nationally. In addition, all 6 service lines were ranked in the upper 33% in Patient Satisfaction.

Del holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters of Business Administration. He is a Certified Leadership Coach and a Certified Master Trainer.

He delivers nearly 100 workshops and presentations annually. His communication style is clear, practical and inspirational.

Del’s bi-weekly podcast, Accelerating Excellence with Del Gilbert, can be heard on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Stitcher.

Del and his wife, Karen, have been married for 40 years. They have three children, Caleb, Hannah, and Olivia.

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