• Fee: $5000-$7500
  • Topics: Performance Improvement, Personal Development, Management, Leadership, Productivity Time Management/Self-Management
  • Industry specialties: Education, Environment, Financial, Government, Healthcare and Trade Associations, among others.
  • Travels from: AZ

Les Taylor (2011-2012 President of NSA AZ)

Les Taylor is one of the most unique speakers you’ll ever book for your corporate or association meeting. In nearly three decades in Law Enforcement Les served in the following roles:

  • FBI National Academy Graduate
  • Patrol Commander
  • Homicide Detective
  • Undercover Narcotics Agent
  • SWAT Team Commander
  • Assistant Police Chief
  • Executive Director – Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police

For years, Les had to think strategically and tactically – just to stay alive! Today he’s a professional speaker, award winning author, business owner and recognized expert in the field of performance improvement and management development.  Les helps his audiences develop their own “Strategic Performance Advantage” by helping them understand the power of PROCESS.

Incorporating riveting police stories into his practical and powerful methodologies for improving performance and productivity, Les informs and entertains his audiences with tactical solutions to performance and management problems. For example, his presentation, titled Time – Talk – Tear Gas, gives very practical advice on restoring organizational stability.


Moving from Activity to Achievement:

Keys for Transforming Your Life and Your Business

Based on Les’ new book, this practical and interactive presentation will help business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs accomplish more, with less resources and time than ever before!


  • The Difference Between Activity and Achievement
  • 5  Roadblocks to  Achieving Higher Levels of Success and How to Avoid Them
  • 6 Steps for Improving Productivity and Achievement
  • 3 Time-Tested Principles for Increasing Your Performance
  • How to “Connect the Dots” Between What it is We Want to Achieve and What We Actually Achieve

Time – Talk – Tear Gas!

Restoring Organizational Stability /Gaining a Tactical Advantage   

Things can get out of hand, and in our world they can get out of hand pretty quickly. In Time, Talk and Tear Gas – Les presents three ways to restore stability in any confusing or chaotic situation. Do things seem a little out of control in your organization? Les has the solutions – although they make your eyes water a little!


  • Why a situation analysis is critical to restoring organizational stability
  • How to develop “Outcome Thinking”
  • Why communication is so critical in rapidly changing environments
  • “Clarify Consequences”
  • How to take the right action at the right time

Lessons From A Bulletproof Vest

It’s not what we know that matters – it’s what we do with what we know that really counts. The back story here? Two police officers involved in shooting – one was wearing his bulletproof vest – one was not. Both knew the right thing to do – but only one did.


  • Knowledge isn’t enough – application of knowledge is the key
  • How to apply what you know to what you do
  • The role of judgment in failure
  • The role of failure in success
  • How to guarantee success – in any endeavor

The One Page Business Planning & Performance System

(As seen on CNN and The Oprah Magazine!)

The audience will learn how to create a powerful strategic planning and performance management system that helps your company:

  • Accelerate growth
  • Increase revenues and profits
  • Develop stronger communication between divisions
  • More effectively implement your business plan
  • Develop high performance leaders
  • Focus people and resources on achieving company goals