Glen works with your business to bring about positive, productive and profitable transformational change in leaders and staff. He does this through conference speaking and seminar presentations, workshop training, ongoing involvement in your team training, coaching and consultation. Glen is always adding extra value to businesses.


30-90 minute presentations.

Group size: 25-1000’s. Entertaining, engaging, provoking and inspiring. Examples of 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’).

“Energetic and highly charged”, “Caught my attention throughout”, “I sat forward on my seat the whole time”, “Celebrity–style deliverer”. 


2-8 hour workshops.

Group size: 15-25. Learner centered, fun, interactive, and inspirational.  Often delivered as part of a wider conference or a related program.  Examples of previous clients and topics 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 – empowering your people and transforming your workplace culture!

“Inspirational to listen to”, “Really fired up our team”, “By far the best I’ve worked with”, “‘Simply the Best’ describes our experience working with Sharkey”.


2-5 days workshops and presentations.

Group size: 8-18.  In a word- transformational.  These can be split up over several weeks or several months depending on the need.  Goal based training that hones interpersonal skills and sees real life change both in the workplace and in people’s personal lives.

Topics include:

  • Core operator skills,
  • Communication styles,
  • Conflict resolution,
  • Leadership and team development,
  • Goal and time management,
  • Motivation,
  • Problem solving,
  • Trainer training,
  • Presentations skills and public speaking,
  • Integrating your business values,
  • Managing staff performance,
  • Risk and safety management,
  • And customisable content to meet your specific needs.

Caution: results can be nothing short of stunning!

“Made a huge difference”,  “The best training I’ve ever experienced in 15 years”, “mind blowing….training with Sharkey not only changes the way you work but changes the way you think”.


One off or ongoing coaching and consultation.

As leaders and staff open up during the workshop training sometimes there is great value in taking individuals aside and reviewing their practice, behaviour, attitudes and goals. Glen is an expert workplace coach.

Glen also can work with your leadership team to stragise for ongoing leadership training and team development in the workplace.

“In just a week I have seen (my staff member) move ahead in leaps and bounds in terms of their confidence and language.”


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