Simon T. Bailey teaches influencers how to improve themselves and change the world. As an executive advisor, career mentor, and keynote speaker, he doesn’t take people where they want to go; he guides them by providing strategic steps to where they need to go. He inspires through relevant stories and thought-provoking, evidence-based research, breaking through the motivational paradigm that causes individuals to stretch and produce results. His wisdom and expertise enabled an Orlando-based health care system to be acquired and a division of a hospitality company to be ranked No. 1 for customer service by Expedia.com.
An experience with Simon goes beyond feel-good content to real-life deliverables that impact lives. He connects with any audience on many levels with a relevant message that resonates. He has 28 years of business experience with six different companies and is the former sales director for the world-renowned Disney Institute based at Walt Disney World Resort®. Since leaving Disney, he has spoken to more than 1,000 organizations on six continents. Speaker Magazine cited him as one of the top twenty five “hot speakers” shaping the profession.
Simon has authored seven books including Release Your Brilliance, which is published by HarperCollins and ranked No. 17 of the top 100 books being read by corporate America, according to 800CEORead.com. His newest book Shift Your Brilliance: Harness the Power of You, Inc. is receiving rave reviews and tangible results. He is a regular columnist for American City Business Journal, which is read by 11 million unique readers in 43 markets throughout the United States. He has shared his expertise at Microsoft, The Conference Board, Cigna, WalMart, Chevron, Mass Mutual, and Cargill.
Simon holds a master’s degree from Faith Christian University and was inducted as an honorary member of the University of Central Florida Golden Key Honor Society. He is a graduate of the Rollins College Executive Management Certificate Program, one of the top 25 best private graduate business schools in the United States. He resides in Windermere, Florida, with his wife and two children.