Ken Futch

Motivational and Humorous Keynote Speaker & Author

You don’t have to shoot yourself in the head to learn how not to shoot yourself in the foot. Ken Futch has already taken care of that, and he’s ready to tell you how to make the most of whatever life fires your way.

Motivational. Energetic. Insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny.

Ken draws from years of experiences in every imaginable setting and hones his messages into razor-sharp, relatable and resonant works of art. These are just some of the ways people describe Ken and his presentations. A Certified Professional Speaker, with more than twenty years experience entertaining and motivating fortune 100 companies.

From the ESSO station in Burgaw, N.C. to the jungles of Vietnam (and corporate America), Ken has a plethora of uplifting stories in his arsenal.There’s the time a mule stepped on his head, and the time a crazed hog attacked him. His nose won’t ever be quite the same after a fisherman’s boat paddle smashed it. But Ken’s own worst enemy could’ve been himself. Could’ve? That’s right, he shot himself. In the head. Accidentally. But this master of turning negatives into positives, hells into heavens and situations into opportunities says he couldn’t have asked for a more fortunate break—a luckier shot, so to speak. 

“It took a shot through the head to open my mind,” he says.

Ken’s audiences leave his seminars with a new perspective on the daily grind and a fresh outlook on ways to get the absolute most out of their jobs and their lives. Ken tailors his keynote speeches and seminars to your specific needs. He uses his personal experience to deliver your message in an evocative, humorous and thought-provoking manner. He challenges his attendees to break out of the inevitable daily routine and motivates them to take control of their destiny. His unique message centers around each individual over achieving in small incremental changes in their daily routine. Results and feedback from his presentations have been thunderous.

His message is as applicable and inspiring in one’s personal life as in their career.

Learn how to use your own “situations,” and find out:

  • How the right frame-of-mind can facilitate opportunities
  • How to recognize an opportunity buried in routine’s rubble
  • How flat-on-your-face failure can be your best friend
  • How to eliminate communication barriers and make your message relate
  • How to utilize your team’s diversity to create major success
  • How to use all situations to your advantage
  • How to take the high road and still win. Big!

To book Ken Futch call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Change, Customer Service, Humor, Motivation, Sales, Teambuilding

  • Travels From:

    Georgia

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Funny Shooting Story - Ken Futch

Not Handy at Home

Politician on Whiskey

You don’t have to shoot yourself in the head to learn how not to shoot yourself in the foot. Ken Futch has already taken care of that, and he’s ready to tell you how to make the most of whatever life fires your way.

Motivational. Energetic. Insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny.

Ken draws from years of experiences in every imaginable setting and hones his messages into razor-sharp, relatable and resonant works of art. These are just some of the ways people describe Ken and his presentations. A Certified Professional Speaker, with more than twenty years experience entertaining and motivating fortune 100 companies.

From the ESSO station in Burgaw, N.C. to the jungles of Vietnam (and corporate America), Ken has a plethora of uplifting stories in his arsenal.There’s the time a mule stepped on his head, and the time a crazed hog attacked him. His nose won’t ever be quite the same after a fisherman’s boat paddle smashed it. But Ken’s own worst enemy could’ve been himself. Could’ve? That’s right, he shot himself. In the head. Accidentally. But this master of turning negatives into positives, hells into heavens and situations into opportunities says he couldn’t have asked for a more fortunate break—a luckier shot, so to speak. 

“It took a shot through the head to open my mind,” he says.

Ken’s audiences leave his seminars with a new perspective on the daily grind and a fresh outlook on ways to get the absolute most out of their jobs and their lives. Ken tailors his keynote speeches and seminars to your specific needs. He uses his personal experience to deliver your message in an evocative, humorous and thought-provoking manner. He challenges his attendees to break out of the inevitable daily routine and motivates them to take control of their destiny. His unique message centers around each individual over achieving in small incremental changes in their daily routine. Results and feedback from his presentations have been thunderous.

His message is as applicable and inspiring in one’s personal life as in their career.

Learn how to use your own “situations,” and find out:

  • How the right frame-of-mind can facilitate opportunities
  • How to recognize an opportunity buried in routine’s rubble
  • How flat-on-your-face failure can be your best friend
  • How to eliminate communication barriers and make your message relate
  • How to utilize your team’s diversity to create major success
  • How to use all situations to your advantage
  • How to take the high road and still win. Big!

To book Ken Futch call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

   
Motivation “Take Your Best Shot!”
A moment can change a life. Ken’s astonishing true story of how he accidentally shot himself in the head – and how it opened his mind! Hilarious, inspiring and motivating, you will get a (w)hole new perspective on how to turn situations into opportunities.


Leadership “Give Your Rifle Away”
Gain the single greatest motivation tool available for creating passion. An entertaining and provocative program that provides practical principles and techniques for achieving results.


Managing Change “Grabbing on or Holding on?”
How do you react to change? Do you hold on to the old or grab on to the new? Managing change isn’t just recognizing the need to change, but knowing how to change.  During this humorous and high-energy program, you will acquire the insights and tools to reframe change and to embrace the potential that change offers.


Customer Service “Providing Lagniappe”
Move beyond the basics and learn the two necessary requirements to create memorable customer service experiences. Discover how to turn that disgruntled customer into a sales opportunity. An upbeat message designed for organizations seeking to increase client retention.


Team Building “Bushy Eyebrows and Other Misperceptions”
Learn what teams value most while avoiding the common pitfalls that can destroy employee morale. This fast-paced program emphasizes the importance of respecting individuality while enhancing group identity. Take home valuable tools for improving communication and building trust.

 
Presentation Skills “Presenting Persuasively”
Empower your speech for effective delivery by utilizing the hidden persuaders that enable powerful presentations. Learn how to control nerves, organize material, incorporate humor and handle Q&A sessions. Leave knowing you have the ability to connect with demanding audiences.

Association of Professionals in Business Management President, Roxanne McCreery

“Out of the ball park. Home run. Our member with Dell from Ireland turned to me during your talk and said, ‘This is worth the registration fee!’ Wow ! To meet someone’s expectations in the opening general session is really a coup!”

Dan Maddux, Executive Director, American Payroll Association

“Rarely have I seen a speaker weave so many different examples into such a humorous, yet thought provoking presentation. Your tale of shooting yourself in the head, complete with actual tabloid coverage was the piece-de-resistance!”

Tom Giddens, Senior Vice President, Sales Aflac

“Ken Futch is without a doubt the best motivational speaker I have ever used. As a matter of fact he is the only one used more than once. Ken energized my team on three different occasions.”

Candie Hurley– Lucent

“[Ken’s seminar] changed my life. Nothing has had a more profound impact on helping me discover a part of myself and catapulting my career.”
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