Gary M. Kunath is the CEO of GMK Holdings and has been founder and CEO of Summit Group, a global company ranked by Selling Power magazine as the world's best sales training company on business value creation.
Gary M. Kunath is an acclaimed thinker and leader in the area of business value and was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by the President of the United States. Gary M. Kunath has lectured at Miami University (Ohio) and at Duke University’s Executive Education program and MBA, among others.
He has been a member of the executive leadership programs of Marriott, Lockheed, P&G, AT&6 and 3M. He is a partner at Bite Tech, ranked as one of the ten most innovative sports companies in the last 100 years after ESPN. He is a founding member and serves on the advisory board of the luxury resort company The G2G Collection.
Gary M. Kunath is the author of the book "Life...Don't Miss It" in which he shares how to maximize happiness, joy and satisfaction in life. With an energetic and touching tone, Gary addresses topics such as workplace happiness or innovation and business value creation as strategies to retain customers.
Other of his main topics as keynote speaker include motivation and self-improvement in teams in order to achieve maximum performance and satisfaction in personal life. Gary highlights the leader's role in achieving personal-professional balance and explores his own thinking model, "Third Box Thinking," with which he teaches companies to anticipate their customers' needs.
Topics of his presentations:
- Creating business value.
- Sales innovation.
- Mastering the balance of life... Achieving greatness at home and at work.
- Leading with heart... Achieving greatness in yourself and in those you lead.
- Happiness calling... People for maximum performance.
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