Joseph Sherren, CSP, HoF, Global Speaking Fellow, the dynamic President of Ethos Enterprises Inc. and Gateway Leadership Inc. (servicing the Maritime provinces), believes that success depends on maintaining a positive attitude, setting goals and working towards them with unbending determination. These are the principles behind Joe’s high-impact, motivational seminars, which cover topics key to business growth, development and success. Some of these topics include: leadership, generational differences and motivation, collaboration, customer loyalty, ethics, strategic planning and presentation skills.
An Internationally acclaimed speaker and corporate trainer, Joe has spoken to more than 4,000 audiences in over 30 countries, delighting audiences with his thoughtprovoking, interactive and inspirational presentations for over 20 years.
Joe has achieved his CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), and in 2013 was selected as 1 of the 20 people worldwide to be awarded the Global Speaking Fellow designation that signifies recognition by peers and clients for global speaking competence and experience, and is the highest designation available in the speaking industry. Joe has also been inducted to the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame, and is an Associate Professor on the Executive Development Faculty in the Schulich School of Business at York University, Toronto. He is a Past-President of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and the Global Speakers Federation, a member of the National Speakers Association (US), and the Canadian Professional Sales Association.
From a modest beginning as one of ten children on a farm in PEI, Joe progressed through a 25-year career with an international corporation where he held senior management positions in marketing, human resources, distribution and customer service. Joe has received numerous awards for achievements in people management, project leadership, customer relations and education. He has been a regularly featured speaker in management and marketing schools in Canada, the USA, Switzerland, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East.
Joe is a two-time, national bestselling author. His latest book, iLead, Five Insights for Building Sustainable Organizations provides the right tools and strategies that will enable the “Insightful Leader” to look to the future and stay ahead of the curve in these changing times. As a regularly featured newspaper columnist in the PEI Guardian, he has received very positive feedback on his views and ideas for creating more productive, collaborative and happy workplaces.