"I am a firm believer in life long learning and leadership training, that's why I joined forces with Dr. John C. Maxwell. I became a Founders Circle Member of the John Maxwell Team in August 2011." J Loren Norris
LEADERSHIP - VISION - COMMUNICATION
”Everything rises and falls on leadership.” One key to leadership that is often overlooked is this: it all begins with self leadership – mastery of your own life habits, behavioral choices and attitude. If you can master those, you can lead and live a more excellent life, if not you may just be taking a hike.
Without vision people perish. Without vision, we seem to be lost, mind numb robots following the herd into the abyss that is everyday life. We do not live intentionally without a vision for our future. We do not live passionately without a vision for our future. We do not live productively without a vision for our future. We certainly cannot lead without a vision for our future and a vision for the future of those we lead.
"How you see you determines your future. What is your vision of success?" J Loren Norris
Communication because "Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less." From the mail room to the board room, effective communication in front of a group is a required skill that must be learned, practiced and mastered. After speaking as a sales and marketing professional for more than 20 years, I realize that good communication is an essential key to sales. It is also an essential key to management, leadership and success in general. All of the accumulated knowledge, hard earned experience and raw talent is not enough. You must be able to communicate to succeed.
As an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry for more than 15 years, I realized that communication permeates every element of business. But even in the entertainment industry, there are people who have risen to the level of their lid in business because their communication skills are still lacking.
How I do what I do
Through public speaking, leadership training, mastermind groups and coaching, I lead people to a better quality of life in their work place, family and personal life. I help them to reshape their mindset, increase their knowledge base and grow their awareness. I conduct workshops that allow immediate feedback on the practices taught and deeper explanation of the principles recommended.
Day after day I meet people who are struggling just to make ends meet. They are adrift in this vast sea of humanity holding on to their job, their family, their home, and their car with all they've got. They see their life experiences and education as the last hope to find their purpose and identity. They gather, fill and stuff all the money they can into every opportune investment. Yet they are empty, frustrated, angry and just plain fed up.
The idea that life can be better than it is today is like the flame of a candle fighting for all its worth to stand against the tempest. We all want a better life. We study for a better mind. We strive for a better health. We labor for a better career. We long for better relationships. We pray for a better spirit. Even when life is good, we want more.
That idea, that flame, is the hope that lives in the hearts and minds of all of us. Should that flame be extinguished, hope itself may well go with it. It is the rut of hopelessness that traps many would be shining stars and buries that glow from the sight of the world. It is the rut of hopelessness that extinguishes that flame.
Lives that would have been a beacon to the wandering are lost at sea themselves. Inspirations of success that would have been the voices crying out to all who suffer are hidden away in their own stale lives, they cannot share who they are or what the world needs from them. They desperately need leadership, vision and better communication skills.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT LOREN
What others are saying:
"Loren performs very credibly as a John Maxwell speaker, trainer and coach, facilitating leadership training focused on personal and organizational leadership, personal development, and advanced communication skills during regularly scheduled leadership power lunches. These forums bring together a diverse group of shakers and movers from a broad spectrum of professional communities of interest with varied leadership insights and experiences. I directly attribute my seamless transition from a military career of 29 years into the private sector working as a project manager for an exceptional employer (Southwest Airlines) to Loren and his program. He has done a noteworthy job in preparing and presenting a first-rate program, and in identifying other quality presenters that he very ably mentors and develops as public speakers."
Doug Turlip ~ Project Manager, Maintenance and Engineering Department at Southwest Airlines --
"I've read the books, attended workshops/seminars, viewed the webex's, listened to the conference calls – they have all had some good points however, most of the info "works" for about three days. Five months ago, I attended a six-week workshop that Loren facilitated and – I am still applying and sharing what I learned. To me, that says, "Loren is effective.""
Judy Parris ~ Agent at New York Life Insurance Company --
"I first met Loren 15 years ago when I was a small publisher and he was managing a print shop. His genius, hustle, fairness, and client-centered attitude won my business — and my friendship. I ended up hiring him for a startup, and found him to be even more capable and loyal than I expected. Over the years, I've known him to be honest, creative, entrepreneurial, hard-working, inspirational, exceptionally articulate, and always willing to give and serve. Loren is the real deal — a rare breed — and tops in my book."
Mike Arnold ~ Author, speaker, consultant --
"J. Loren Norris is a knowledgeable, energetic, and clear communicator who takes leadership development to a new level. Loren has spoken to City Life Center's interns, City Life Center's Marketplace Church, and I'm continuing to book him for other leadership growth events in the future. He'll most certainly challenge you to move out of the box you're living in!"
Tim Woody ~ Lead Pastor at City Life Center --
"I would like to take this time to recommend Loren Norris, as a business coach and motivational speaker. I've known Loren through various networking and leadership groups that we both attend and he has helped me grow my business, as well as finding new ways to think about providing solutions to others. Loren is always willing to lend a hand to whatever you are working on, in order to help you reach your goals. He is extremely helpful and very insightful at looking at different ways to accomplish the tasks at hand. I learn a great deal from Loren, each time I am around him as he shares his vision with others. He is an outstanding leader and guide."
Jay Davis ~ Owner at Jay Davis Aviation Photography --
J Loren Norris: Speaker
Kristi Cooper: Admin
Karin Norris: Exec Admin - Booking
As a certified John Maxwell Leadership Speaker, Trainer and Coach, Loren is strongly influenced by the professionalism, sincerity and authenticity of some of the best speaker trainers in the world. Loren is also part of the Siebold (Siebold/Gove Workshops) Success Network. Loren cut his public speaking teeth in high school speech and drama classes. Since then he has MC'd more than 500 events of varying sizes and types, Coached for the Dale Carnegie course, not to mention preached and sang on stage in a few small churches around the world.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 15 - 45 minutes
As a veteran speaker and entertainer,Loren is very animated, high energy and engaging. Whether the crowd is 20 or 20,000 he will get and keep their attention with powerful illustrations, moving stories and animated body language. Audiences are both intrigued and enlightened.
lapel mic preferred, wireless hand held acceptable,
Very flexible when it comes to riders. I will even provide AV equipment myself if needed. (additional charges apply)
Learn to apply The Power of PDA and become a leader in your industry!
What are you missing to be the best you can be? NOTHING! You already have all the tricks of the trade, all the sales tools and all the equipment you need to be a leader in the industry right now. But how well do you recognize those things for what they are and make them relevant to your business? I am not here to teach you anything you don’t already know, I am here to help you identify your greatest assets and motivate you to put them into action.
“Everything rises and falls on leadership… Leadership is influence. Nothing more, nothing less.” Dr. John C Maxwell.
This presentation will answer five crucial questions about PDA and how to practically apply it in your life and business.
What is PDA? Here’s a hint, it is not about teenaged behavior in public or your iPad, it is about massive, sustained influence.
Who needs PDA? If they are breathing and know you by name, you can use PDA to enhance your influence with them.
Who gets PDA? PDA is a powerful tool with great big results, use it carefully!
Who gives PDA? You should! At every opportunity! When you do, your clients & vendors will do the same and send more business your way!
Who is impacted by PDA? Properly applied PDA impacts you, your clients, your vendors and your employees.
Employ The Power of PDA and you will see improvement of five areas of personal and team success::
Learn the Power of PDA and take your business to a whole new realm of success. EVERYONE is affected by PDA! Learn to use it for greater influence!
Past Booked Dates:
12-01-2012 — City Life Center - $99 Registration required
11-02-2012 — City Life Center -Ft Worth -OPEN TO PUBLIC
10-19-2012 — City Life Center - Fort Worth Texas OPEN TO PUBLIC
10-14-2012 — Pro Speak Toastmasters - Plano Texas
09-25-2012 — Trinity High School Euless Texas
09-22-2012 — Dillards
09-10-2012 — Las Vegas DJ Show
08-01-2012 — Ft Worth Chamber of Commerce
05-30-2012 — Burleson Chamber of Commerce
08-18-2011 — Las Vegas - International Speech Semi-Finals
2008: 75 gigs
2009: 127 gigs
2010: 175 gigs
2011: 155 gigs
2012: 113 gigs
2013: 35 gigs (so far)
Available for Your
Awards Night, Church Service, Competition, Convention, Fair, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Graduation, Launch Party, Luncheon/Tea, Parade, Private Party, Seminar, Sporting Event, Trade Show, Wedding Reception