Keynote Speaker



As a Corporate Culture Specialist, Greg brings an expansive leadership portfolio to your service. For two decades he has mentored leaders, developed teams, crafted culture and empowered employees. He is intensely motivated to grow high capacity talent who work, serve and sell with excellence, consistently.

As a Keynote Speaker, he is an enthusiastic character. His style, wit and energy consistently capture the attention and imagination of audiences. His forward thinking contributes fresh perspectives that work. He’s annoyingly optimistic, contagiously energetic and slightly mischievous. People tend to like him. Compelled by the belief that individuals who Think, Act, Lead and Create Like An Owner® will be more fulfilled and productive, he originated the Like An Owner® platform. His mission is to challenge and empower leaders, teams and organizations to reach for Greatness

Unlocking An Ownership Culture

There are three kinds of employees in your workplace: Owners, Renters and Vandals. This message reveals the Five Distinct Difference betweens Owners and Renters. Better than engagement, advancing a spirit of ownership in employees contributes to productivity and fulfillment, exponentially.

Every few years the Gallup Organization issues their State of the American Workforce report. It generally breaks down like this: 30% actively engaged, 50% not engaged, 20% actively disengaged. In Hawks Agency language that is 30% are OWNERS, 50% are RENTERS and 20% are VANDALS.

Owners bring their heart, head and hands to work, which translates into passion, imagination and skill.

bring only their hands. They fulfill a function.

bring division. Divisive and manipulative these silent saboteurs wreak havoc.

For leaders and employees understanding the Five Distinct Differences is essential to move forward in transforming Renters back into Owners. This message gives you language and perspective for employees to utilize. What makes this message so compelling is the immediately accessible premise which it is built upon. Everyone has owned or rented a home and can relate to this simple idea. Equally powerful, it gives everyone a common language to address issues.


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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing 22,000 members from more than 19,000 construction and industry-related firms. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.