Speaker: Pete Blank

After a 13-year career for The Walt Disney Company, Pete moved to Birmingham, AL, where he is the Training and OD Manager for the Personnel Board of Jefferson County.  As a leadership expert and professional speaker, he also works with organizations and associations all across the U.S., helping them achieve their goals in the areas of leadership, employee engagement and customer service.

Pete received the prestigious “Partners in Excellence” award from Disney, which is presented to the top 3% of all employees.  He also earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association and the Certified Facilitator of Training (CFT) from The Center for International Credentials. 

His first book is Employee Engagement: Lessons from the Mouse House. His next book, 55 Ways to add Disney Magic to your Organization, was released on August 1, 2020.  Both books are available on amazon.com.
 

About

  • Full Name
    Pete Blank
  • Job Title
    Training and OD Manager

Company

  • Name
    Personnel Board of Jefferson County

Activities
Webinars, Recordings, Resources, Groups, Conference Presentations

 June 15, 2021 - 13 Tactics for Engagement on Larger-Scale Virtual Presentations - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 20, 2021 - From A to Z: An Amazing Array of Awesome Antidotes for Zoom Fatigue - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 14, 2021 - Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale and Results - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 11, 2021 - How to Build a Killer Zoom Studio…for Cheap - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 03, 2021 - Communication in the Post-Pandemic Workplace! - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 29, 2021 - The Major Misconception About Leading Change and How to Overcome It - Resource Path2x apply small
 April 20, 2021 - Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale and Results - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 07, 2021 - Thoughtful & Engaging Virtual Design Meaningful Training With Measurable Results - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 30, 2021 - From A to Z: An Amazing Array of Awesome Antidotes for Zoom Fatigue - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 24, 2021 - How to Build a Killer Zoom Studio…for Cheap - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 23, 2021 - Get the Inside Scoop on the 2022 Training Top 100 Application - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 22, 2021 - The Major Misconception About Leading Change and How to Overcome It - Webinar Path2x apply small
 February 24, 2021 - What does Marketing have to do with Learning Management? - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 28, 2021 - 13 Tactics for Engagement on Larger-Scale Virtual Presentations - Webinar Path2x apply small
 December 22, 2020 - Live Demo: Using Slido Live Polling + Q&A to Boost Virtual Engagement Tools 4 Trainers - Webinar Path2x apply small
 November 24, 2020 - 7 Learning Activities You Can Use Online Right Away - Webinar Path2x apply small
 November 06, 2020 - Hollywood FX with PowerPoint - Webinar Path2x apply small
 October 29, 2020 - Conquering the Creatures of the Classroom - Resource Path2x apply small
 October 25, 2020 - MembershipPLUS Benefits from eLearning Brothers - Resource Path2x apply small
 September 18, 2020 - Proven Strategies to Keep Remote Workers Engaged, Enthused, and Effective - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 27, 2020 - Engage Your Remote Audience with Activities - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 07, 2020 - Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training - Webinar Path2x apply small
 June 26, 2020 - Convert Classroom Activities to Engaging Virtual Activities - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 30, 2020 - Make MAGIC in the Virtual Classroom - Resource Path2x apply small
 April 21, 2020 - Now What? Smart Choices & Considerations Once Your Training is Online - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 02, 2020 - Awesome Makeovers from PowerPoint Slides that Suuuuuck - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 31, 2020 - Help! How to Quickly Convert Classroom Teaching to Live Online - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 10, 2020 - Make MAGIC in the Virtual Classroom - Webinar Path2x apply small
 February 05, 2020 - Short Sims: A Game Changer for L&D. A New Book by Clark Aldrich - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 02, 2020 - Create Stunning Graphics for eLearning - Webinar Path2x apply small
 November 18, 2019 - Developing B-Players Into Top Performers (Part 1 of 6): The Great Overlooked Opportunity - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Workplace Safety: The Cost of Saving Time - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - What's New in Excel 2019 (Part 1 of 8): Charts and Images - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - What Is the GDPR? - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Understanding Geographic Identity and Biases - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Understanding Employee Motivation - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Two-Factor Authentication - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Tool School: The Art of Brainstorming - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Time Management: Procrastination - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Staying Safe Online: Think Before You Click - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Servant Leadership 101 - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Selling You: Professional Networking - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Respect at Work: Diversity - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Remarkable Customer Service: How to Tell a Customer No - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - QuickWin: Kill a Stupid Rule - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Project Teams (Part 1 of 9): Five Types of Project Teams - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Productively Resolving Conflicts - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Prioritizing To-Do's - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Preventing and Handling Workplace Violence - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Presentational Speaking Crash Course: Content - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Performance Management: Setting SMART Goals - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Overcoming Unconscious Bias - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Organizational Change: Understanding Resistance - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Microsoft Office 365 Forms - Create Surveys and Quizzes: Use Forms to Create and Conduct Surveys - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Managing Organizational Politics - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Management Styles: Identifying Management Styles - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Making Your People Feel Valuable - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Listen Up People - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - LGBT+ Equality in the Workplace - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Leadership Toolkit: Top 10 Characteristics of Strong Leaders - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - LEAD NOW: Innovation - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Lead by Listening - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Lead By Example: Influencing Without Authority - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Ladder Safety - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Internet Marketing 101: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Internal Crisis Communication - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - How to Effectively Handle a Difficult Employee Attitude Problem - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - How to Ace Your First Day as Supervisor - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - HIPAA Overview - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Halting Harassment: Prevention Basics - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Going Green: Personal Tips - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Future Focused Leadership (Part 1 of 10): The Gap - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Fire Safety 101 - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Finding Your Passion at Work - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Finance for Everyone Toolkit: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Feel Calm at Work: Tools for Anxiety and Stress - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Ethics Overview - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Ethics Essentials: Ethical Communication - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Essential Management Skills - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Employee Retention (Part 1 of 7): Building a High-Performance Work System - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Employee Awareness: Habits and the Considerate Worker - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Effective Writing Skills: Improving Readability - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Effective Internal Customer Service - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Effective Email 101 - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Developing Empathy - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Developing and Coaching Employees: Giving Employee Feedback - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Delivering Stellar Customer Service - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Decoding DISC Styles: High C - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Cybersecurity Toolkit: Social Engineering Attacks - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Cultivating a Respectful Workplace - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Conversation Starters: Embracing Change - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Continuous Quality Improvement: Data (Part 1 of 5) -- Data Types and Uses - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Common Sense and Good Decisions - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Change Survival Toolkit: Coping with Change - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Building Customer Loyalty - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Building a Lasting Culture of Safety (Part 1 of 10): Communicating the Importance of Safety - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Bud to Boss: Discussing Your New Leadership Role - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 13, 2019 - Being Truthful About Tough Messages - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 11, 2019 - Conquering the Creatures of the Classroom - Webinar Path2x apply small
 November 11, 2019 - Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Managers and Leaders - Resource Path2x apply small
 October 28, 2019 - Transformational Leadership - Masters Series Webinar - Webinar Path2x apply small
 October 21, 2019 - How to Develop Performance-Based Tests - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 22, 2019 - 2020 Training Top 125: Tips to Make the List and Boost Your Score - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 02, 2019 - Practical EQ: A Handbook for Developing Emotional Intelligence - Resource Path2x apply small
 March 13, 2019 - Mickey, Donald or Mufasa: What Disney’s Leadership Strategies Can Teach Your People - Webinar Path2x apply small
 February 13, 2019 - Masters Series Webinar - Modern Presentation Design - PowerPoint & Beyond - Webinar Path2x apply small
 December 27, 2018 - Personnel Board of Jefferson County - Group
 November 09, 2018 - Building a Smarter Learning Ecosystem - Workshop - Webinar Path2x apply small
 June 18, 2018 - How to Engage Your Leadership on Engagement! - Webinar Path2x apply small
 June 08, 2018 - Masters On The Job - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 24, 2018 - How to Turn Your Training Presentations into Videos Using Only PowerPoint and Free Apps - Resource Path2x apply small
 April 16, 2018 - Digital Literacy for Virtual Presenters, Facilitators and Trainers - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 16, 2018 - No Money? No Design Skills? No Problem: Making Professional Graphics on a Budget - Webinar Path2x apply small
 March 29, 2018 - Strategies, Solutions, and Skills for Becoming a Successful New Manager - Resource Path2x apply small
 March 02, 2018 - Microlearning Videos - #7 Make Compliance Good News - Microlearning 10 Big Impact Areas - Resource Path2x apply small
 March 02, 2018 - Anatomy of a Video-based Simulation - Webinar Path2x apply small
 February 14, 2018 - Tools to Engage the Modern Learner Masters Series Webinar - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 03, 2018 - How to Turn Your Training Presentations into Videos Using Only PowerPoint and Free Apps - Webinar Path2x apply small
 December 21, 2017 - 7 Training Games in HTML5 - Resource Path2x apply small
 November 14, 2017 - Mousify Your Training: Disney-Inspired Strategies for Practically Perfect Learning - Webinar Path2x apply small
 October 31, 2017 - Copyright Basics for Trainers: Selecting Images and Music That Won’t Break the Budget – or the Law - Webinar Path2x apply small
 September 26, 2017 - Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Doesn't Have To Be As Formal As You Think - Webinar Path2x apply small
 August 29, 2017 - 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video - Webinar Path2x apply small
 August 23, 2017 - eLearning Brothers - Ready to Use eLearning Course - Coaching Others - Resource Path2x apply small
 August 08, 2017 - Periodic Table of Instructional Design - Resource Path2x apply small
 August 04, 2017 - High-Persuasion Presentation Secrets - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 25, 2017 - Copy Room - Scenario - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 08, 2017 - Mind Blowing PowerPoint. No, Really - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 06, 2017 - Leading with Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the New Workplace - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 09, 2017 - eLearning Brothers - Click and Reveal #1 Interaction Template - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 04, 2017 - eLearning Brothers - Outside - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 01, 2017 - Mind Blowing PowerPoint. No, Really - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 18, 2017 - Coaching Managers to Welcome (and Accept) Employee Feedback - Resource Path2x apply small
 April 10, 2017 - 9 Easy Techniques to Make Your Training Look Modern (So Millennials Don't Think You're Old!) - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 04, 2017 - 6 Steps to Expand Employees' Critical Thinking Skills - Webinar Path2x apply small
 February 20, 2017 - Coaching Managers to Welcome (and Accept) Employee Feedback - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 25, 2017 - Leading with Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the New Workplace - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 17, 2017 - 6 Ways Every Training Team Should be Using Video (and How Technology and Millennials Can Help) - Webinar Path2x apply small
 September 20, 2016 - YouTube U: Leveraging the World’s Largest Video Platform for L&D - Webinar Path2x apply small
 September 15, 2016 - Awesome PowerPoint Tricks for Effective Presentations - Webinar Path2x apply small
 August 11, 2016 - Facilitative Training Skills: Creating the Dynamic Learning Experience - Webinar Path2x apply small
 June 13, 2016 - What Do You See? - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 13, 2016 - Leadership Best Practices - Part 3: The Irrefutable Laws of Leadership - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 13, 2016 - Active Shooter & Workplace Violence - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 13, 2016 - Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 13, 2016 - Diversity, Respect, & Legal Compliance — the "TAKEAWAY" for Managers™ - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 07, 2016 - The Case for Change - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 07, 2016 - The Invisible Meeting - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 07, 2016 - Seeing Red Cars with Laura Goodrich - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 23, 2016 - Would I Follow Me? - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 23, 2016 - Disagreements at Work: Handling Disagreement - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 23, 2016 - Congratulations, You're a Supervisor! (Part 1 of 12) - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 21, 2016 - The Six Levels of Sexual Harassment - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 21, 2016 - Types of Work Teams - Resource Path2x apply small
 May 21, 2016 - Cutting Edge Communication: Achieving SMART Goals - Resource Path2x apply small
 March 07, 2016 - Ultimate Guide To Learning - Resource Path2x apply small
 February 16, 2016 - How to Engage Your Leadership on Engagement! - Webinar Path2x apply small
 October 15, 2015 - Is Your Training Worth Paying For? Creating Valuable Training People Will Pay For - Webinar Path2x apply small
 September 28, 2015 - eLearningArt Bonus Graphics - PowerPoint Templates, Powerful Graphics & Character Images - Resource Path2x apply small
 September 28, 2015 - Training Live + Online Certificate Courses - Resource Path2x apply small
 September 28, 2015 - All-Around Leadership - Resource Path2x apply small
 June 23, 2015 - Introduction to Facilitating Groups: Best Practices in Group Facilitation - Webinar Path2x apply small
 June 09, 2015 - Bob Pike's - 3 Steps to Success: Your First 90 Days - Resource Path2x apply small
 April 09, 2015 - 6 Ways to Make Off-The-Shelf Content Your Own - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 09, 2015 - How to Jump Start Your Video-Focused Learning Strategy - Resource Path2x apply small
 March 26, 2015 - The Training Clinic - Group
 February 02, 2015 - How to Jump Start Your Video-Focused Learning Strategy - Webinar Path2x apply small
 February 02, 2015 - How to Develop Great Online Video Training Programs - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 08, 2015 - So No One Told You You're a Marketeer of Training? - Webinar Path2x apply small
 December 18, 2014 - 8 Great PowerPoint Presentation Tips to Save You From a Fate Worse than Death by PowerPoint - Webinar Path2x apply small
 December 17, 2014 - 13 Techniques That Will Make Designing PowerPoint Slides EASY - Webinar Path2x apply small
 September 02, 2014 - Building Coachable and Approachable Employees for Training Success - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 23, 2014 - Employee Engagement for Dummies - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 01, 2014 - Technology Tools to Make Training Stick - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 02, 2013 - How to Earn a Top Spot on the Training Top 125 - Webinar Path2x apply small
 April 02, 2013 - Using PowerPoint to Enhance Learning & Engagement - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 17, 2013 - Employee Engagement: Practical Tools and Strategies - Webinar Path2x apply small
 January 09, 2013 - A spoonful of sugar helps the learning go down - Webinar Path2x apply small
 August 16, 2011 - An Active Approach to Leadership Training - Webinar Path2x apply small
 July 28, 2011 - Training Top 125: Journey to the Top - Webinar Path2x apply small
 May 06, 2010 - Ray Jimenez Creating Engaging & Effective eLearning - Group

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