O. Bernard Smalls Companies is corporate training and development company focusing on ideas and founding concepts for empowering people, resulting in greater productivity and increased profits. We are experts on content writing and design in the areas of; leadership development, motivation, customer service and sales.
Our speeches, publications, articles, workshops, coaching and training are all designed with empowering people in mind.
ABOUT BERNARD SMALLS
Mr. Smalls has proven his effectiveness as a facilitator by functioning as corporate trainer for a new Toyota franchise which made history by winning all ten (10) TOYOTA awards in the first year of business including the prestigious Presidentâ€™s award. Bernard's role was helping create a â€œgung-ho,â€ positive culture of empowerment among the team members. He was affectionately called the Gung Ho Guru; â€œThe heart and soul of the company.â€ As a writer and author Bernard has been endorsed by Dr. Ken Blanchard; co author of "The One Minute Manager", "Raving Fans" and "Gung Ho," the late Dottie Walters; author of "Speak and Grow Rich", and Peter J. Daniels the top Australian author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
SETU (Southeast toyota university)
certified â€œin-houseâ€ dealership trainer
Certified to train Why Buy A Toyota? Consumer Reports and Truck Essentials and numerous other SETU (Southeast Toyota University) courses.
PREDICTIVE INDEX ARIZONA, INC
Bernard Smalls is a certified, licensed analyst of the PREDICTIVE INDEX SYSTEM under the terms of Automotive Investment Group
GRANT CARDONE GROUP
Information based selling
5 Steps to a Sale
The Perfect Negotiator
CARLSON LEARNING CENTER
DiSC. PERSONALITY TYPES â€“ Understanding Human Behavior. I was trained in understanding the four basic personality types; Dominant, Influencing, Steady, and Compliant. Trained in general understanding and Training for Trainers to be able to train others as a certified DiSC trainer.
SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF ALASKA, Anchorage, Alaska
Training and workshops in how to start and run a small business. Entrepreneurial concepts and the Law. Small business accounting & record-keeping.
SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP II â€“ Ken Blanchard Companies Campus, Escondido, California
Professional leadership training in the worldâ€™s most effective leadership skills at the Ken Blanchard Campus in Escondido, California. This leadership paradigm is based on the leader adapting to the development level of the follower in order to be effective in leading different people who are at different development levels. I as trained in SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP II for managers and in Training for trainers.
EXECUTIVE AVA TRAINING, Salt Lake City, Utah
The AVA Executive Analyst Certification Course is one of the most exciting and productive seminars in the world. Completion of this course made me a certified Activity Vector Analysis Analyst. The insights I gained have had a tremendous impact on my professional career and personal life. In this course we studied:
1.Understanding Behavioral Styles
2.The Right Person for the Right Position
3.Understanding and Developing Your Management Style
5.Building Stronger Teams and Relationships
7.Training and Developing Employees
BA. Degree Philosophy of Theology
NATIONAL LOUIS UNIVERSITY â€“ Atlanta Campus
Focus Program â€“ Maintained a 4.0 Average during the program
General Psychology & Sociology
Content Writing I/Content Writing II
Effective Speaking/Information Literacy
Management of Organizational Behavior& Principles of Supervision
AMERICAN INTERCONTINENTAL UNIVERSITY
Business Management and Business Administration
Western International University