Workshops, seminars and keynote presentations that entertain, educate and inspire.

Do you want your teams to be self-motivated, organised, forward thinking, positive, on the same page as you?

“Glen Sharkey is by far the best I’ve worked with!”

Glen is passionate about people, and he has decades of experience working with thousands of people to prove it.

More specifically, Glen is passionate about inspiring people to live and work to their potential. His sessions help shift and shape individual and company culture ultimately leading to increased work place enjoyment, productivity and profit.


Glen's excellence as a speaker and trainer has been acknowledged in him being awarded:
"EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR 2015-2016" through the National Association of Speakers New Zealand,
"CERTIFIED SPEAKING PROFESSIONAL AWARD" through "Professional Speakers Australia" - an internationally recognised and highly coveted award held by only nine other New Zealanders.
Glen's expertise has also been acknowledged in being nominated the current PRESIDENT of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand .

Talk to Glen Sharkey about how his experience can make a tangible difference in your company.

  • My Frontline Leadership training experience has been mind blowing- this training with Sharkey not only changes the way you work but changes the way you think. I see Sharkey as the greatest teacher I have had and a fantastic mentor which I’m also very grateful for.

    Frontline Leadership Participant

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  • “In my 28 years working within this industry both in New Zealand and predominantly in the UK I can categorically state that the Safety Leadership course was within the top two courses I have ever attended.”

    Safety Leadership Participant- Passenger Service

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  • ““It has been very difficult to employ adult educators to facilitate workshops since the ‘Sharkey Experience’, as he has set the bar extremely high ….and they won’t settle for anything less!” So how can we make sure we only have you in the future?”


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  • ‘Thank you sooo much’ for... a superb and relevant seminar. The speaker was outstanding – interesting, knowledgeable, energetic and believable... Huge thumbs up to him!"

    Seminar Attendee

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  • "I am not articulate enough to express the gratitude for not only the course content but the way you lead the course with personal anecdotes and stories.”

    Engineering Manager

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  • “We really appreciated your humour, your excellent people skills, and your… outgoing/fun personality that really fired up our team”

    General Manager

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  • “What I admire the most about you Sharkey is your passion to share your knowledge, your quick wit and always knowing the right thing to say…”

    Team Leader

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  • “Many and enviable congratulations to that beautifully articulate, fluent, and genuinely celebrity–style deliverer”

    Seminar Attendee

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  • “Absolutely, what a great choice. Glen nailed it! He was inspirational to listen to and caught my attention throughout the entire session.”

    Conference attendee

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  • “I’ve been involved in a lot of training over the years and Sharkey is by far the best trainer I’ve worked with!!”


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Glen is sure you’re after results, and so is he. Do you want your teams to be more self-motivated, better organised, forward thinking, positive, on the same page as you? Glen can help you with this! You can take advantage of his skill through contracting him for:


30-90 minutes. Group size: 25+. Entertaining, engaging and inspiring. Previous clients and topics include: AA National Customer Service Staff: Dealing with Aggressive Customers; Vet Enterprises: Communication Styles; Balance National Sales Conference: Problem Solving (Warning- there will be no chance of a coroner ruling ‘death by powerpoint’).


2-8 hours. Group size: 15-25. Learner centered, fun and interactive. Often delivered as part of a wider conference or a related program. Clients include: Argus Realcold: Effective Communication; Carter Holt Harvey Senior Management: Communication Styles and Effective Leadership; Bakers Delight: Winning Customer Service. Guaranteed to set any room alight!!


2-10 days. Group size: 8-18. In a word- transformational. Over several days, weeks or months. Goal based training that hones interpersonal skills and sees real life change both in the workplace and in people’s personal lives. Topics include: communication styles, conflict resolution, leadership, goal and time management, and motivation. Caution: results can be nothing short of stunning!!

Speaking and Training

Get in touch now to find out how Glen can help your business or organization.