Meeting Planners

When should I submit Les Taylor for a program?

When the client is seeking an energetic and entertaining speaker on the topic of attaining peak performance – when the client wants to breathe some life into their organization.

Best Audience?

Les works best with organizational leaders, management teams, sales teams and association leaders interested in increasing the “performance capacity” of their members.

What is Les Taylor best known for?

Les is an award-winning author and recognized expert in showing individuals and organizations how to increase their “performance capacity” and thus increasing their value to both the organization and to the marketplace. Les is an experienced and entertaining professional speaker. His background as a law enforcement executive and SWAT team commander only add to his audience appeal. Who doesn’t love a good police story – and especially a humorous police story?

What topics should Les be listed under in your database?

Personal Branding, Performance Improvement, Professional Development.

What is most unique about Les?

Les’ background in law enforcement and special operations (SWAT) makes him uniquely qualified to speak to corporations and associations about “increasing their performance capacity.” His background in strategic and tactical planning gives him a distinct advantage in helping organizations and associations take their performance to the next level.

What parallels does Les draw for a business audience? i.e., How does it relate to them?

Les’ law enforcement and special operations (SWAT) experience prepared him to help audiences understand the need for and importance of performance planning and… then executing that plan to achieve peak performance.

When does Les shine the brightest?

Les is outstanding corporate meeting or conference speaker with engaging, energetic and entertaining presentations that will last long after the corporate meeting or conference ends.

When would Les not be the right fit?

Les does not fit as an after dinner speaker.

What are the results of Les’ presentations? What do clients comment most about?

An audience motivated and inspired increase their individual “performance Capacity” and refocus on making positive contributions to their organization’s success.

What is the best sales/closing strategy for booking Les?

A phone call or video conference between Les and the client will usually seal the deal. Les takes great pains to make sure he would be the right speaker for the event, that the client will be well served and that client expectations are exceeded.

Which other professional speakers is Les most similar to?

Les has a platform presence very similar to Mark Sandborn, Joel Weldon or Jim Cathcart.

Professional Reference

Gwen Henson, Executive Director
NSA-Arizona, the Arizona chapter of the National Speakers Association
480-968-7443 /
Direct: 480-777-9250 /