Art Holst

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Art Holst

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ART HOLST

 Businessman, NFL Referee and humorist

Topics:

Team Building/Change/Motivation – The Challenge of Excellence.

Sales – Scoring Touchdowns in Selling

Humor – Funny Thing About Football

Communication Skills Effective Communication, The Key to Success


A legend in the speaking industry, Art Holst’s broad background provides the foundation for his messages spiced with inspiration, humor, and poetry.

Art was a top salesman in the building materials industry for 10 years. For 12 years, he worked as Administrator of the Forest Park Foundation developing programs in park and recreation development, physical medicine and rehabilitation, housing for the elderly, and other creative projects aimed at community betterment. As an infantry captain in World War II, he learned how to educate, train and motivate troops to react to challenging times. He was a member of the Economic Security Committee of the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Art is best known for his humor and as a “Sunday Zebra” officiating for the National Football League for 15 years. He officiated 4 Championship games and 2 Super Bowls. Art currently serves on the supervisory staff as an observer, rating college officials’ field performance. He is the author of Sunday Zebras.

Team Building/Change/Motivation – The Challenge of Excellence.

Making changes and problems work FOR you in your business. Creating and developing a TEAM that recognizes and respects the “Dignity of Difference” in the various talents needed in any vibrant organization or business.

Sales – Scoring Touchdowns in Selling

Rapid paced presentation comparing the game of football to the “game” of selling; how to relate product features to benefits, and conscientious customer service; good ideas and lots of humor.

Humor – Funny Thing About Football

A humorous talk comparing football to life with appropriate anecdotes from Art’s 15 years as a National Football League official.

Communication Skills Effective Communication, The Key to Success

How to communicate better through the spoken or written word. Painting word “pictures” using similes and metaphors. More problems are created by mis-communications than any other one thing and this presentation helps to enable people to get the message intended across to others.

Longer seminar programs include:

Effective Use of Language, How to Communicate More Effectively, The 8 Steps in Motivation, and Presentation Excellence. Everything You Need to Know About your Memory can be incorporated in each seminar.