Speaker, author, and corporate culture expert, is the coauthor of the highly acclaimed, top-selling book, Absolute Honesty: Building A Corporate Culture That Values Straight Talk And Rewards Integrity. Larry has written more than 60 articles, published in recognized business and association journals.You can download many of his articles, read his blog, and order his book at shop.larry-johnson.com. Larry speaks to audiences around the world on the topics of leadership, change, employee motivation, and building organizational openness and transparency. Larry was awarded the City of Phoenix Award of Excellence for designing and implementing that city's team based quality improvement program. This program was featured in a PBS televised documentary by Tom Peters (co-author of In Search of Excellence). Since 1986, Larry has presented to more than 2000 audiences in every state in the Union, as well as in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. He has been invited to speak at eight International Customer Service Association Conferences and to nine annual Harley-Davidson Dealer Conferences. His clients include Westinghouse Electric, General Electric, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Intel Corporation, Microchip, Southwest Airlines, American Express, McDonald's Corporation, Federal Express, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the American Health Care Association, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Additionally, Larry has eight years of real life experience as a manager in private sector health care, three years as a manager in city government, and 20 years as president of his own consulting firm. All this gives Larry the respect and credibility audiences require. His down-to-earth, humor-packed delivery style seals the deal for them. Larry received the designation of CSP, Certified Speaking Professional from the National Speakers Association in 1995. Currently, only ten percent of professional speakers hold this designation. Finally, Larry is the proud dad of Generational Humorist and Expert, Meagan Johnson.