Total Management Acquired by Raleigh Entrepreneur Jeff Tippett

RALEIGH, N.C. – Local entrepreneur, public speaker and owner of the public affairs firm Targeted Persuasion, Jeff Tippett, has acquired the public speaking firm, Total Management. The acquisition represents a significant opportunity to expand the firm’s reach in providing insightful, authentic guidance to businesses, communities and other organizations across the country.

The speakers that work with Total Management have been published, appeared on widely-recognized television programming and have even won awards for documentaries. Tippett, who also speaks publicly on effective and persuasive communications, is looking forward to working with Total Management’s team to touch new audiences. “While Total Management has a solid team of speakers, we’ve started adding an amazing lineup of new keynote speakers,” stated Tippett. “I think the communities we serve will be incredibly impressed with the group we represent.”

Since the acquisition took place in May 2017, Tippett and Total Management have been striving to provide a flawless experience to organizations hoping to authentically inspire their audiences. Looking towards the future, Tippett hopes to prove that Total Management can become a cornerstone for a multitude of audiences looking for guidance, inspiration and a deeper connection to their communities.

About Jeff Tippett

Jeff Tippett is a Raleigh, N.C.-based public speaker, and owner of the public affairs firm, Targeted Persuasion. He has worked on numerous political campaigns, served on local boards and committees, and has been inspiring and connecting with audiences for over a decade. To learn more about Jeff, visit his website at www.jefftippett.com.

About Total Management

Total Management is a boutique speakers’ bureau located in Raleigh, N.C. It has featured many speakers across the globe for a variety of occasions. To learn more about Total Management and its speakers, visit its website at www.engageyourstage.com.

 

 

 

Josh Stehno Hired as New Director of Talent Management

 

June 22, 2017 RALEIGH, N.C. – Total Management, a boutique speakers’ bureau in Raleigh, N.C., has hired Josh Stehno as its new Director of Talent Management. Stenho will be working with Total Management to acquire new speakers for the organization and develop their speaking platforms so they can more effectively inspire audiences nationwide.

Since studying operations management and entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Josh has worked with over a dozen startup businesses to ensure success and sustainability. Furthermore, Stehno’s work overseas in the Peace Corps has given him the opportunity to challenge and empower new business owners. “I’ve worked in industries ranging from bartending to beekeeping,” says Stehno. “Connecting businesses with professional speakers has so much potential, and I’m looking forward to seeing it through with Total Management.”

Stehno will be working closely with public speaker and owner of Total Management, Jeff Tippett, to ensure that the organization continues to effectively collaborate with new industries and inspire new audiences. “What makes Josh such a great fit for Total Management is his perpetual, sincere positivity,” stated Tippett. “He has the inspired energy that Total Management wants to see in its speakers, and I know that he’ll help bring the organization to reach its full potential.”

About Jeff Tippett

Jeff Tippett is a Raleigh, N.C.-based public speaker, and owner of the public affairs firm, Targeted Persuasion. He has worked on numerous political campaigns, served on local boards and committees, and has been inspiring and connecting with audiences for over a decade. To learn more about Jeff, visit his website at www.jefftippett.com.

About Total Management

Total Management is a boutique speakers’ bureau located in Raleigh, N.C. It has featured many speakers across the globe for a variety of occasions. To learn more about Total Management and its speakers, visit its website at www.engageyourstage.com.

Jared Callahan featured in the New York Times

We are proud to highlight Jared Callahan’s featured new film debuting in the New York Times today! Check it out here.

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Jared serves as a Filmmaker in Residence for the Atlanta Film Society. He worked as First Assistant Director on “Short Term 12” (2009), which won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Short Filmmaking, and the feature “I Am Not A Hipster” (2012). Jared’s feature directorial debut, “Janey Makes a Play,” was released theatrically and on VOD in June 2016. His previous short film, “American Moderate,” which engaged an undecided voter during the 2016 presidential election, was released in July 2017 through the PBS Reel South program. In 2016, Jared founded People People Media, a boutique media production company.

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Having spoken at countless conferences, universities, and retreats, Jared has a solid track record motivating audiences through topics like: how smart companies navigate intergenerational relationships to bolster workplace productivity; the secrets millennial workers are trying to tell managers that can help attract and retain a top, creative workforce; and how to listen in these divided political times and create a peaceful workplace. Jared has had his writing published in the likes of Darling Magazine, Moviemaker, and The Viewpoint. Book him before he blows up!

Paul Meshanko in the Huffington Post: 12 Rules of Respect

We’re excited to announce that Paul Meshanko has a new article, Revving Up Your Influence Using the 12 Rules of Respect, published on Huffington Post. Read his full article in the Huffington Post here.

Here is a summary of the 12:

1. Be aware of your nonverbal and extra verbal cues.

2. Show curiosity for the views of others.

3. Treat other people like they’re smart.

4. Listen better by shaking your “but”.

5. Look for opportunities to connect with and support others.

6. When you disagree, explain why. 

7. Seek ways to grow, stretch and change.

8. Allow yourself to be wrong on occasion.

9. Never hesitate to say you are sorry.

10. Engage others in ways that build their self-esteem.

11. Share your ideas proportionally.

12. Smile!

Paul speaks on leveraging concepts like respect, bias, and managing change in the workplace. His clients include Toyota, Dupont, and the US Department of Justice to name a few.