MVP Seminars Keynote Speakers & Business Trainers

Kevin Catlin

In thirty years of owning, leading and managing 4 different companies, Kevin's depth of experience and the ability to turn that knowledge into practicable learning is a vital factor in his and his client’s success. At Insight Strategies, he has provided professional services to Oracle/Sun Microsystems, CitiFinancial, FTD and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, among many others in the Fortune 1000. He has facilitated and developed entire Managerial Training Curriculums for numerous companies large and small.

Keynote Topics: Communication, Conflict Management, Leadership, Time Management,
Business Training Topics: Business Trends, Career Development, Communication,

Training\nKevin Catlin and ISI training adheres to the principle that each adult learns differently. As such, ISI does not employ a cookie cutter or off-the-shelf approach to training. With 20 years of experience, ISI’s approach to training is a combination of applying universal principles of learning and customizing based on the culture of the organization. Customization has been shown to achieve greater strategic results and increase implementation and employee retention. All of our ISI trainers come from the ranks of business ownership, senior management or corporate line positions. We combine these real world experiences with the best practices in adult learning and motivation.\n\nISI offers 3 different approaches to training for you to take advantage of:\n\nISI develops, produces, and facilitates custom curriculum for your organization. All of our training projects are custom developed. We conduct employee, customer and competitive assessments and integrate the findings into our strategy. Your team will appreciate and benefit from the combination of our approach with your specific needs.\nISI develops and produces custom curriculum and then instructs your internal training resources in its facilitation.\nISI can offer you access to a complete library of proven training modules and facilitator guides that have been utilized by clients such as Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Wells Fargo, United Online, and LA Metro.

"Kevin impressed me a great deal by really learning our business; I was confident that his advice and training applied to us. Your passion for your work and your commitment to delivering value exceeded my expectations."\n\n- Jim Poe, Executive Vice President, Sales Division, CitiFinancial\n\n\n\ntestimonial-LA-Metro\n\n“ISI was instrumental in transitioning my management and team realignment. As these issues were tackled, ISI supported the team in building our goals and work plans to position us to launch our efforts for the current fiscal year. The efforts on the team alignment issues have led us to more analysis of our future needs to sustain the organization. ISI role was (critical) in moving Metro’s Bus Operations towards the next level of workforce development.”\n\n- Carolyn Flowers, (former) COO\n\n\n\ntestimonial-United-Online\n\n“Kevin and the team at Insight Strategies were able to become a true business partner and help me develop an internal training program and implement it effectively. The ability to understand the needs and culture of our organization and develop a program that supported both the needs and the culture, made it a complete success!”\n\n- Mark Monitello, Vice President, Staffing, United Online\n\ntestimonial-eno\n\n“Insight Strategies has transformed the Eno Center for Transportation's transit mid-manager program and positioned it for growth in the coming years. Insight focuses on developing concrete skills, which allows our students to have an immediate impact on their home organizations. Building leaders—versus just managers—lies at the heart of the Insight team’s philosophy. I highly recommend the Insight Strategies team for any training or strategic management projects in the transit industry."\n- Alex Bond, AICP, Director, Center for Transportation Leadership\n\nClatsop Community Bank\n\n"Kevin Catlin and Insight Strategies was hired to coach an executive at the bank. The results, quite simply, exceeded my hopes and expectations. I would recommend ISI without reservation!"\n- Steve Ferber, CEO, Clatsop Community Bank\n\n\nMore:\n\n"I wanted to tell you how wonderful your speech was. The interaction exercises were great as well. There was obviously a lot of thought that went into the presentation and it generated a lot of thought within our team. It was simply remarkable and I have heard only very positive things from the Managers who attended. They have begun to ask me when you can come in again. So, I just want to extend my personal thanks, it could not have been any better."\nRose Straub – Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Sun Chlorella-USA\n\n\n\n"Kevin, thanks for coming on with us today. The gang in the room was very impressed with the interview. Your advice on imagining your future each day really hit them. I’m sure we'll want to talk to you in the future! Thanks again."\n\n-Rich Fry, Producer, "The Peter Tilden Morning Show" Country 93.9 KZLA - FM Los Angeles\n\n\n\n"The training we received was unmatched!” “I have been tremendously uplifted personally. I have found the desire to inspire and motivate ... When I look in the mirror now I see in great big letters "WINNER" stamped on my forehead. After all you become what you think!"\n\n-Derrick Sanders, Citifinancial\n\n\n"I wanted to thank you for the outstanding motivational talk you gave to our workshop clients on May 22. The dramatic and courageous recounting of your personal odyssey towards self- understanding and fulfillment held everyone spellbound and was very moving. Your personal story was catalysts for everyone in the audience to think of their own story of obstacles and hardships and gave everyone hope to overcome their own areas of self-limitation and insecurity. You ended the talk with powerful ideas and examples of how changing one's attitude and self- talk can lead to greater success and fulfillment. Everyone felt inspired and encouraged to walk their own path to true accomplishment and self-esteem. I would definitely highly recommend you as a motivational speaker or seminar leader to any group. In particular, you made a great impact on our working welfare clients and also on the staff present. One staff member, Maria Huitron, said the following: "Let him know he impacted my life and his genuine and caring aura was profoundly affecting."\n-Diethard Sille, LA Department of Social Services, Gain Services Supervisor\n\n\n”Kevin has a great ability to "connect" with people. He was able to get team members to open up and deal with difficult issues. We are now moving forward as an organization. I am extremely satisfied with Kevin and the Insight Strategies team."\n-Allan Pollock, Director of Transportation, Montebello Bus Lines\n\n\n\n“The best Speaker we have ever had.”\n\n-Royce Parker, Business Development Manager, Brinderson Engineering\n\n\n\n “My Management group was blown away. I asked you to motivate and inspire and your speech delivered, thank you\n\nYvette Ulloa, City of Burbank\n\n\n\n“Excellent, relevant, valuable! Wish the seminar was longer.\n\nABA Attendee

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