Dr. Charles Petty

Work/Life Balance Motivational Humorist

Charles Petty is a funny, educational and inspirational professional speaker. He has the rare ability to package profound, life-changing truths in humor. He has a soft southern accent and uses original humor that is never off-color.

 Dr. Petty says, "My job as a speaker is to put:

  • A smile on faces
  • Information in minds
  • Motivation in hearts
  • Inspiration in spirits and…
  • Make the program planner look good!"   

 Charles’ programs range from 15 minutes to 3 hours. He is at his best doing keynotes and speaking after a meal. Opening and closing sessions are his specialty. He also does multiple presentations. Program planners comment on how easy Dr. Petty is to work with. He makes no demands, adapts to any circumstance with a smile, has no special needs, takes care of his own travel, and has never gone ballistic over details. The reasons for his popularity with program planners are quite simple:

  • Charles Petty is a very funny and entertaining inspirational speaker.
  • He has the rare ability to inspire, motivate, educate and entertain.
  • What he suggests can make a profound difference in a person’s life and career.
  • Everyone can identify with and profit from his insights regardless of their family status.
  • "Family" is a refreshing break from technical presentations. 
  • Often spouses and guests attend conferences and "Family" is perfect for a joint session.

Invite award-winning, world-class professional motivational speaker Dr. Charles Petty to be part of your next program.  You and your audience will be glad you did!

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Attitude, Family, Humor, Motivation

  • Travels From:

    North Carolina

  • Price:

    $5,000 - $7,500

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Charles Petty

Charles Petty is a funny, educational and inspirational professional speaker. He has the rare ability to package profound, life-changing truths in humor. He has a soft southern accent and uses original humor that is never off-color.

 Dr. Petty says, "My job as a speaker is to put:

  • A smile on faces
  • Information in minds
  • Motivation in hearts
  • Inspiration in spirits and…
  • Make the program planner look good!"   

 Charles’ programs range from 15 minutes to 3 hours. He is at his best doing keynotes and speaking after a meal. Opening and closing sessions are his specialty. He also does multiple presentations. Program planners comment on how easy Dr. Petty is to work with. He makes no demands, adapts to any circumstance with a smile, has no special needs, takes care of his own travel, and has never gone ballistic over details. The reasons for his popularity with program planners are quite simple:

  • Charles Petty is a very funny and entertaining inspirational speaker.
  • He has the rare ability to inspire, motivate, educate and entertain.
  • What he suggests can make a profound difference in a person’s life and career.
  • Everyone can identify with and profit from his insights regardless of their family status.
  • "Family" is a refreshing break from technical presentations. 
  • Often spouses and guests attend conferences and "Family" is perfect for a joint session.

Invite award-winning, world-class professional motivational speaker Dr. Charles Petty to be part of your next program.  You and your audience will be glad you did!

Each presentation is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, with the mix of humor, motivation and message depending upon the objective of the program. He uses humor in every presentation because he believes audiences learn better if they are enjoying themselves. Profound truths are packaged in humor! Laugh! Learn!

Business/Industry/Professional Associations: 

"Climbing The Ladder of Success AND Taking Your Family With You"

Hilarious insights on how to take care of family while taking care of business. Dr. Petty (1) helps audiences understand the impact of family relationships upon job performance, (2) shares some principles that help achieve success in balancing one’s job and family, and (3) motivates people to put these principles into practice. Perfect for all groups and especially when guests/spouses are in the audience.

"Roaring Fires, Flickering Flames, Dying Embers Or Cold Ashes?"

Some people have an enthusiasm for life, family and work. Others just go through the motions, dislike what they do, or constantly look for a new job or relationship. This presentation focuses on the importance of maintaining energy and purpose in one’s life and work, and suggests some ways to achieve and maintain a healthy productivity. Helps managers, sales people and employees to "keep the fires going."

"Ambush At The Generation Gap"

This presentation examines the difference in mind-sets of each generation, the origin of mind-sets, and the implications these mind-sets have for business and industry, as well as for one's personal and professional lives. The premise is that one does not manage people or sell goods or services but rather manages/sells mind sets. Profound truths are packaged in humor. Audiences laugh and learn.

Chambers of Commerce:

"Winning Communities Are Made Of These:
Strong Economy, Caring Volunteers And Stable Families"

This humorous presentation highlights the three areas necessary for every great community: strong economy, caring volunteers and stable families. Dr. Petty affirms the role of the Chamber in each of these areas. Especially appropriate at annual meetings.

Educators:

"Educators: Shapers Of The Dream "

Dr. Petty presents hilarious insights on how to help students achieve their dreams. The purpose of this presentation is to (1) remind participants of the impact educators have upon students, (2) share some principles that help empower students, and (3) motivate/inspire educators to put these principles into practice. Serious career and life-changing message packaged in funny stories and illustrations.

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National Petrochemical & Refiners Association

“You did it again! Thanks again for a job well done…”

Gypsum Association

“In spite of the circumstances under which we now find ourselves dealing daily, (aftermath of 9-11) you made us all feel better…”

Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors, Inc.

“Your remarks…were exactly what our members and families needed…I will certainly recommend you to my industry counterparts...”

Million Dollar Round Table

Your presentation was well presented and very well received. In the process, you impacted careers and touched lives.”
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