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Steve Gilliland

President and CEO - Steve Gilliland, Inc

Steve Gilliland is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed on less than 220 speakers worldwide since 1977. Notable speakers such as Ronald Reagan, Zig Ziglar and Norman Vincent Peale are also part of this prestigious group. The author of seven books, Steve was named Author of the Year by Advantage Media Group in 2010.


His book Enjoy The Ride™ has been on the publisher’s best seller list for a record nine consecutive years, serving as the cornerstone to Steve’s personal and professional philosophy. Steve speaks to more than 250,000 people a year and has shared the platform with numerous dignitaries and celebrities, including best-selling author Dr. Ken Blanchard, former University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summit and comedian Howie Mandel.

Considered a master storyteller and a brilliant comedian, Steve can be heard daily on SiriusXM Radio’s Laugh USA and Blue Collar Radio. Whether he is strengthening leaders or helping organizations increase revenue, Steve provides the facts and logic that guide clients to set clear objectives and achieve projected outcomes. When you look at his body of work, it is easy to understand why he is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame and Author of the Year. His extensive client list includes over 20 Fortune 100 companies and numerous Fortune 500 companies such as Alcoa, Boeing, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Goodyear, IBM, In-N-Out Burger, Marriott, Monsanto, Procter & Gamble, Raytheon, Siemens, Verizon and Wells Fargo.

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Develop The Mindset to Navigate Life's Turns

Whether you are going through mild changes now or expect massive reorganizations in the future, change is inevitable for every successful organization. DETOUR contains remarkable insights on how to deal with change, providing solutions to reduce stress, eliminate fear and increase performance. Hall of Fame Speaker and best-selling author Steve…

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