John Blumberg CSP, speaks with organizations who want to strenthen their core values and turn their people into better leaders. He is a certified speaking professional and author. He has presented keynotes and workshops in nine countries on three continents. John’s presentations are designed to inspire a turning point both personally and professionally. His energized and animated presentation style brings to life meaningful and memorable content that penetrates the surface hardened by the speed of our everyday lives. The National Speakers Association has recognized John with the designation of Certified Speaking Professional. It is the highest earned designation in the speaking profession and is held by less than 10% of the members of the International Speakers Federation. He is a past-president of the National Speaker Association’s Illinois Chapter. He has been recognized by his speaking colleagues in NSA-IL with the Nick Carter Award for relentless enthusiasm for the speaking profession as well as the Wordsmith Award for excellence on the platform. John started his career as a CPA at Arthur Andersen, but shifted his focus from numbers to people and spent 14 years in human resources, including worldwide recruiting responsibilities for Andersen. In 1996, he left behind a career, firm and position he loved… to follow his dream into the world of professional speaking.