Andy Masters, MA, CSP has presented as keynote speaker for over 400+ educational conferences and events — including for 250+ Colleges across the U.S. & Canada — and as keynote speaker for the NISOD “International Conference on Teaching & Leadership Excellence” Conference with over 1,400+ Faculty/Staff attendees in Austin, TX.
Andy is an award-winning author and international speaker who has written 5 books, earned 4 degrees, and has earned the prestigious “CSP” award/designation of the National Speakers Association (NSA)–the highest earned international recognition for professional speakers, in which less than 10% of over 5,000+ speakers worldwide have achieved.
Andy helps cultivate and empower faculty, staff & administration, in order to improve student service and retention, lead with innovation, and achieve more with less–all within a positive & high-morale education environment.
Andy's Education Keynote/TRAINING Programs
Award-winning author and Leadership expert Andy Masters creatively uses the magical imagery of Hollywood to help BUSY Education leaders DEVELOP and EMPOWER their organizations during times of crisis–in this challenging era of having to “Do More With Less”. That’s right, LEARN and be ENTERTAINED from actual license-protected scenes from movies such as The Devil Wears Prada, The Iron Lady, Apollo 13 — and even Office Space and Star Wars.
This unique program also cites the latest research from Harvard Business Review, Deloitte, and Glassdoor. Powerful leadership principles are based on Andy’s latest book “Things LEADERS Say: A Daily Guide to Help Every Leader Empower & Inspire.” Andy’s interactive program provides attendees with not only a memorable multi-media experience, but also with immediate “take-home” action items to truly help BUSY education leaders thrive in today’s “New Normal”.
Andy’s most critical service program ever for Colleges and Universities can be presented either “virtually” or “in-person“, as a 1-hour keynote or 4-hour training. Andy illustrates that “Crises Lead to Forced Innovation“, therefore we need to create solutions to provide even better services for our students. A crisis can either tear campuses apart, or bring campuses closer together. Students will always remember how they were cared for by their college during a time of crisis.
- Interactive brainstorms on improving campus services through new innovations
- Anticipate challenges and complaints; then plan and prepare accordingly
- Embrace an empathy for those served, and a concern for their health at all times
- Be a light of positivity and solutions, during stressful and turbulent times.
- Manage customer expectations to improve quality, and decrease internal stress
Powerful service principles are based on Andy’s award-winning book “Kiss Your Customer“, as he proves that we must “create a transformation from doing a job to creating a bond”. Andy also shares examples from other colleges on how to enhance student experience, avoid dissatisfaction, and improve reputation–including on social media. Enjoy this timely, interactive, and impactful program which provides critical solutions to our campuses during our COVID-19 pandemic.
Andy Masters has presented hundreds of entertaining and inspirational academic success and career development programs for students across the country. He now shares his techniques with Faculty/Staff on how to motivate and engage students, while sharing research on what really makes this generation of student “tick.”
Andy explores the use of humor, pop culture references, incorporating technology which speaks their language, and inspiring students with young success stories which bring “cool careers” to LIFE. Lastly, Andy shares his inspirational story of how the care and belief of one faculty member and one staff member changed his life forever. Simply put, Andy helps inspire us to inspire our students to even greater heights!
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, colleges and school districts have downsized and are operating extremely trim. Never before have faculty and staff been asked to wear so many hats, and “do more with less”–both in the office and remotely–while balancing the anxiety of health, finances, and family.
Join national Author/Speaker Andy Masters for this timely, interactive, and impactful program which truly helps attendees embrace our “New Normal” in both work and life.
- Be a light of positivity and solutions during stressful and turbulent times.
- Decrease anxiety by focusing only on those things which you can control.
- Embrace change by turning from “stressed and depressed” to “lucky and blessed”.
- Become a master of focus, prioritization, and “strategic procrastination“.
- Develop a new perspective on what is most important in your life, and career.
- Engage Andy’s mantra “either you control your schedule, or your schedule controls you.”
Andy also illustrates the life-changing “YES/NO” principle to inspire audiences to focus the most quality time possible on the activities which are most rewarding for YOU. Andy’s positive and entertaining program provides specific tools you can apply immediately to recharge, refocus, and happily embrace our “New Normal” in both work and life!
Certainly, the job of an educator is to educate–not to entertain. However, we can’t educate, nor impact the lives of students, if we can’t keep attention and engage students first. Join author, speaker, and humorist Andy Masters as he shares with us easily applicable methods to sprinkle wit with our wisdom–even if you don’t believe you’re that funny!
Andy also shares specific research from several University studies which PROVES incorporating humor in the classroom improves student retention, interest in the subject, faculty ratings, and even class attendance. So, have FUN, be creative, and impact the lives of students–while refreshing your own outlook towards your career each day.