When organizations seek to create breakthroughs, they turn to Larry — one of the most innovative thinkers in human resources today. His teaching ability and sense of humor have earned him a reputation as one of the most talented and effective speakers in the country.
With Talent Plus since 1999, Larry has been instrumental in helping clients build Talent-Based Organizations®. He has designed and conducted training programs on a variety of topics for literally thousands of executives and managers. He also has served as a facilitator for numerous organizations to articulate their mission, vision and values.
An expert on appreciative inquiry, he pioneered self-directed work teams, achieving remarkable improvements in financial results, guest satisfaction and employee satisfaction. Larry’s approach was described in the book Turned On: Eight Vital Insights to Energize Your People, Customers, and Profits by Roger Dow and Susan Cook. Larry’s strategies have twice been studied by Harvard.
Fellow, Talent Plus
General Manager and Other Positions, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Corporate Director of Training and Other Positions, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Philosophy and Anthropology, Hamilton College