Simon T. Bailey is a compelling Business Thought Leader in this “New Normal” era who teaches audiences how to creatively release leadership and organizational brilliance. His expertise is based on his work with over 1,000 organizations through the Brilliance Institute and as a former leader of the world-renowned Disney Institute.
He was cited by readers of Meetings and Conventions Magazine as one of the best keynote speakers ever heard or used, in the same category as General Colin Powell, Bill Gates, and Zig Ziglar. He has positively impacted the lives of over one million people through his practical interactive sessions, action-oriented programs, and Internet presence. His counsel from the C-Suite to the front-line drives productivity, increases accountability, shifts thinking, and ignites creativity.
His transformational insights connect viscerally with audiences and have earned Simon recognition as one of the Top 25 Speakers shaping the Speaking Profession. He is the author of the highly anticipated new book – The Vuja de Moment (pronounced voo-ja-day) – Shift from Average to Brilliant. This is the sequel to his breakout bestseller, Release Your Brilliance, published by HarperCollins and ranked No.17 of the Top 100 books being read by Corporate America according to 800-CEORead.com.
He holds a master’s degree from Faith Christian University and was inducted as an honorary member of the University of Central Florida Golden Key International Honor Society. He also is a graduate of Rollins College Executive Management Program (Top 25 best private graduate business schools in the USA). Simon is a Certified Speaking Professional, the highest earned designation for the National Speakers Association and International Federation of Professional Speakers.
Wells Fargo, Omni Hotels & Resorts, Certified Management Accountants, Met-Life, The Conference Board, and Verizon are just a few companies who have experienced and adapted Simon’s best thinking. Audiences consistently rate him, on average, between 4.6 – 4.9 on a 5.0 scale. Simon T. Bailey believes in immediate action steps and, long after their first encounter, participants intentionally find him through social media to reconnect and share their personal and professional results.