Bob Lucas holds dual roles as President of "Creative Presentation Resources" --- a creative training and products company, and as a founding Managing Partner for "Global Performance Strategies", LLC --- an organization specializing in performance-based training, consulting services, and life planning seminars. With extensive experience in human resources development, management and customer service, over the past three decades in a variety of organizational environments, Bob has gained valuable...See more
Bob Lucas holds dual roles as President of "Creative Presentation Resources" --- a creative training and products company, and as a founding Managing Partner for "Global Performance Strategies", LLC --- an organization specializing in performance-based training, consulting services, and life planning seminars. With extensive experience in human resources development, management and customer service, over the past three decades in a variety of organizational environments, Bob has gained valuable insights that he shares with client organizations. This background gives him a real-world perspective on the application of theory he has studied and used for several decades. He is also certified to teach a variety of training programs from various national and international training organizations. Bob uses an interactive, experiential approach to assist organizations and individuals in developing innovative and practical strategies for improved workplace performance. Some of his areas of expertise include presentation skills, creative training and management program development, train-the-trainer, interpersonal communication, adult learning, diversity, customer service, team building, and employee and organizational development. In addition to training and consulting, Bob is actively involved professionally and has served on a member of numerous boards of directors. He was formerly the President of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development and the Chairman for Leadership Seminole in Florida. In addition to giving regular presentations to various local and national groups and organizations, such as ASTD International, Bob is a sought after expert. He is a regular interviewee on several radio stations, writes a monthly e-newsletter on workplace issues (subscribe at www.globalperformancestrategies.com), and regularly writes articles for professional publications. Bob also serves as an adjunct faculty member for Webster University where he teaches Human Resource Development, Diversity, Organizational Communication, and Training & Development. Listed in the "Who's Who in the World", "Who's Who in America" and "Who's Who in the South & Southeast" for a number of years, Bob is also an avid writer. He has written and contributed to twenty-eight books, including: "Customer Service Skills for Success"; "Creative Learning: Activities and Games That REALLY Engage People; People Strategies for Trainers: 176 Tips & Techniques for Dealing with Difficult Classroom Situations; The Creative Training Idea Book: Inspired Tips & Techniques for Engaging and Effective Learning; The BIG Book of Flip Charts; How to be a Great Call Center Representative; Customer Service Skills & Concepts for Success" 2nd ed; "Customer Service: Building Successful Skills for the 21st Century", 3rd ed; "Job Strategies for New Employees; Communicating One-to-One: Making the Most of Interpersonal Relationships; Coaching Skills: A Guide for Supervisors; Effective Interpersonal Relationships; Training Skills for Supervisors"; and "Customer Service: Skills and Concepts for Business". Additionally, he has been a contributing author for the Annual: Developing Human Resources series by Pfeiffer & Company since 1992 and several other compilation works by other publishers. See less
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