Travels from: Naples, Florida, USA to anywhere around the globe!
I help people, businesses and organizations change and grow so they can achieve their vision.
Things I can’t live without: My wife (Cheryl). Music. Change
My favorite piece of advice: Don’t look back, look forward
Describe yourself in one word: Visionary
One thing you would like to check off your bucket list? Elephant safari to see tigers in the wild in India
Things I love: My wife (Cheryl), My family, Travel, Music, Movies
Karl has been hailed as one of the new breed of business philosophers. A world renown motivational speaker, coach and mentor, he has documented and shared his principles and insights on management and leadership with thousands of people around the globe. A serial entrepreneur, Karl created and sold four multi-million-dollar businesses by the age of 40. For the last 31 years he’s helped the owners of small and mid-market businesses to increase revenue, reduce/control costs and amplify their market share.
No stranger to the podium, Karl has shared his principles and insights on management and leadership with thousands of people around the globe and shared the stage with Victor Antonio, Erica Nicole, Easton LaChappelle, NFL championship coach and broadcaster Jimmy Johnson and presented to such distinguished dignitaries as His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, and Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher (not Meryl Streep). Karl gets up close and personal and engages the audience with his entrepreneurial vision, passion and energy; he’ll keep your guests on the edge of their seats. His content is original, profound and battle-tested….it works! Attendees will leave with practical and actionable ideas to implement immediately, energized with the ability to uncover the hidden value in their organization, build winning teams.increase profits and recession-proof their business/organization.
Karl the co-host of the iHeartRadio podcast “Quit & Get Rich” with Carl Gould which features popular segments such as “Fix it in Five” based on the business problems listeners email into the show. The first edition of his book, FIX IT IN 5,SOLD OUT in just 2 days!
Karl serves as Chairman of the Entrepreneur Society of America (ESOA), and he is also Chairman of the Entrepreneurs Program for Collier County School Board. Karl has been recognized many times for his achievements; 1998 Barclays Bank Business of the Year, 2008 he was winner of the Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services Liz Cashman Award and Gulfshore Business magazine named him one of the Power Players and Influential Forces in the region’s business community.
Born in England in 2002 he made Naples, Florida his home and in August 2008 he became a US Citizen. When he is not working he loves to fly hot air balloons, paint water colors, playing drums and collecting Beatles memorabilia and he is now learning to play the piano and fly an airplane!
Karl Gibbons- Business Growth Architect, Thought Leader, International Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur, CEO, Raconteur
The Four Pillars of Networking – who are you and why should anyone care?
Discover how to be a confident and efficient networker to grow your business, help others and attract your ideal clients.
The Zebra Syndrome™ – is your business just one of the herd?
Zebras, after you’ve seen one you’ve seen ‘em all. Is your business just one of the herd? Every day, your prospects and clients see and ignore thousands of zebras – are they ignoring you? Discover how to cut your business from the herd and make your message memorable.
5 Ways to Generate Revenue in Your Business in the Next 90 Days
Business Strategy, Innovation, Sales, Marketing, Business Development with original, profound and battle-tested solutions that can be implemented NOW!
Lions of the Future – 9 Secrets to Engaging with Millennials
With the Baby Boomer generation aging into retirement, organizations are looking to Millennials to fill gaps in leadership roles. But many organizations are struggling to recruit and retain this generation, as they have some very specific needs, desires and motivators.Lions of the Future focuses on the unique perspective of Millennials so that the current leadership are better able to reach these young people and better utilize them in a variety of roles within the organization.
Quit & Get Rich™
The best course of action for any entrepreneur in today’s demanding and ever challenging business world is to learn how to quit fast. Yes, that’s right, quit and get rich! How does that work? Let’s look at some of the greatest quitters in business today: Bill Gates (Microsoft), Oprah Winfrey (HARPO) and Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway). “Are you mad?” I hear you cry, “These are some of the most successful people in the history of business!” And you would be right. The reason they are so successful is that they are perfect examples of business quitters. Let me explain…………….
META Session™ (META: Greek, meaning: seeing things from a higher perspective.)
Interactive presentation covering 8 Areas of assessment to uncover the hidden value and potential of any business or organization.
Quit Selling…Start Closing! ™
Step by step guide to a whole new approach to closing sales. Discover why: 8 of 10 Salespeople are uncomfortable asking the client to make a buying decision. Translation: Money left on the table you could’ve won! 40% of your sales opportunities aren’t lost to competitors, but to a “deferred” decision. Translation: Your presentation wasn’t compelling enough! 76% of prospects found no real value in the salesperson’s presentation. Translation: No call back after all that effort to get the meeting!
Goals are Glib & Passion Isn’t Perfect.
In a complex world, systems are better. Systems are something you do on a regular basis to increase your odds of success, and make yourself more valuable, without a specific goal. Passion isn’t perfect either. It doesn’t predict success; it usually follows success. Success causes passion more than passion causes success. Successful people tell you passion was the key because any other answer makes them sound like jerks. (You can’t say you’re smarter than poor people, for example, even if you believe it.)
All these programs have been written and developed by Karl and are available in modules which range from 30-minute presentations and keynotes, up to two-day workshops.
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