Leadership expert and professional speaker Billy Arcement MEd., has seen many forms of leadership. Is it political savvy Is it discipline or risk taking Is it learned or a genetic code Is it only reserved for a select few Is it better suited for the ambitious Is it being able to persuade others Here is how he approaches, defines and lives leadership.
For over 30 years he held senior corporate leadership positions. He managed corporate responsibilities for product quality and ISO 9002, environmental and safety regulatory compliance and his company's global customer/technical service activities. These experiences help him look at leadership through his unique "leadership lens." Billy views leadership as needing to focus on service to others. It's not about YOU but the people you serve. He sees leadership as an earned title, not one imparting fear in others or demanding respect for the position. Leadership is a privilege and an obligation. It's caring, teaching and developing the best a person has to offer.
Billy is often referred to by clients as a Leader's Leader. He possesses abilities to grasp what's happening and to apply solutions. He is most noted for his insights to improve performance and grow teamwork. His training sessions are rich in content, humor and filled with challenging ideas. He knows how to make the "people connection" with integrity, deep caring and a sincere desire to help. And, his clients appreciate the customized conversations and attention to detail he provides.
He was elected to and served 12 years on the Ascension Parish school board. His statewide peers elected him State President of the Louisiana School Boards Association. He is especially recognized for his in-depth understanding of school board responsibilities. And, for the past 25 years, he has shared his "Children First" philosophy with school board members across America.
He is the author of the internationally published book, Searching for Success. He co-authored, Journeying on Holy Ground, a book about setting life's priorities. His newest book, Leading Yourself, Leading Others-Leadership Solutions to Improve Performance is due out July 1, 2017. For the past two years, The American Business Journal On-line publication has distributed his leadership column nation-wide to an estimated one million readers each year.
Corporate clients include Stone Energy, Entercom Entertainment, Louisiana Cat, Douglas Publications and Five Guys Restaurants. The Missouri Emergency Preparedness Association, HUD, USDA profited from his governmental leadership strategies. The National School Boards Association and many state school board associations say he is one of the best presenters on school board leadership and service to children in the nation.
He earned a Master's of Education degree with a focus on administration and supervision from LSU. He also completed 36 hours of additional graduate studies with an emphasis on Counseling from Nicholls State. He is a charter member (31 yrs.) of the National Speakers Association New Orleans chapter. His chapter recognized his contributions to chapter leadership by naming its most prestige's service award in his honor. He is also a 37 year member of the National Speakers Association and presents to business, education and association clients throughout the United States.
Billy's life contains a long list of leadership accomplishments. This translates to presentations and consulting projects that are not theory but the truth as he sees and lives each day. He is a leadership expert. He is a Leader's Leader.
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There is low probability for Billy Arcement to work a gig for anything substantially less than the published price range. We will negotiate with Billy Arcement on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Billy Arcement, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider Billy Arcement's travel costs, as they may require an entourage of staff and equipment. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Billy Arcement, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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