Dr. Charles Petty has the rare ability to package profound, life-changing truths in humor. As a speaker, he uses no notes, speaks rapidly, is folksy, has a soft Southern accent and never uses off-color humor. When Charles speaks, his goal is always to help people be, as well as feel, better. Demand for his humor and wisdom is national and international and over 3,400 meeting planners have invited him to speak in 50 states and 14 countries. The reasons for his popularity are quite simple, Charles Petty is very funny, entertaining and informative. He has the ability to inspire, motivate, educate and entertain. Everyone can identify with and profit from his insights and what he suggests can make a profound difference in a person's life and career.
Charles was reared in farming communities in Arkansas and was educated for 22 consecutive years which means he is well educated or a little slow. He learned about the importance of family from the school of hard knocks. His parents divorced when he was 6 and his mother died 3 years later. He lived in a blended family and when he was 16 his younger brother and father were killed in a car accident. He lived by himself for a year before becoming a foster child. Dr. Petty has been a counselor, visiting professor, on the staffs of large corporations in Texas and North Carolina and for 7 years, was on the senior staff of the North Carolina Governor. Charles Petty is the founder and president of his own company and since 1985, all he does is "eat and speak."
He has spoken enough to earn the designation, "Certified Speaking Professional" from the National Speakers Association. That same organization thought Dr. Petty spoke so well it elected him into its Speaker Hall of Fame. If you want your group to laugh and learn, to have a fun-filled time and hear something that can change their lives and careers for the better, then invite Work/Life Balance Humorist, Dr. Charles Petty, to be part of your next program. You and your audience, will be glad you did.
- Climbing the Ladder of Success AND Taking Your Family With You (work / life balance)
- Roaring Fires, Flickering Flames, Dying Embers OR Cold Ashes? (making more with less, stay excited / energized and go the distance without burnout.) (
- Ambush at the Generation Gap - What Makes People Tick / Why They Act Like They Do! (deals with mindsets of each generation)(for sales/marketing/manage
- Educators: Shapers of the Dream (Education Groups)
- Winning Communities Are Made of These: Strong Economy, Caring Volunteers, and Stable Families
Family, Humor, Education, Entertainment
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