Of course you can’t learn everything from books or in a classroom. Who said that you could? Success requires innate abilities, instincts, experience, and street smarts. Read More..
Greg Smith has written, co-written, or edited dozens of books. He writes fiction and non-fiction, on a variety of topics.
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Greg uses crisp insights and dynamic storytelling to unpack a variety of topics. He’d love to speak to your group on the intersection of branding, business and creativity.
Can you tell your story well? Learn to brand yourself and create career opportunities. Greg is taking registrations for a personal branding incubator in Grand Rapids this Spring. Learn more>>
If your business or organization is looking for full-service branding, communications, and publishing, Greg’s company, Black Lake Studio & Press is ready to help you tell your story.
Greg has worked throughout his career as a designer and creative director. He also paints expressionist landscapes and abstracts in oil and acrylics.
It’s your first day as your own boss. Congrats! Now comes the good news, and the bad news. First, the good news. Starting today, you are your own boss! Yeah! Go you!
“Greg’s skill as an author is matched by his ability to coach aspiring authors in the craft of writing well. I have learned more about narrative in three months with Greg than in four decades of school and work combined.”
“Greg is an artist of the first order with words. He makes what is generally a very complex task of writing a book relatively easy.”
“Greg is a master at drawing you out and helping you release the hidden treasures in your storehouses of experience and feelings. His creative coaching helps you…produce a coherent book everyone can enjoy.”
“Greg is able to capture the author’s mind and heart and communicate them in a brilliant, lucid and dynamic style, making the book a page turner.”
“Greg’s insightful coaching helps you sharpen your voice and shape your story.”
“Greg is a passionate presenter who captures the attention of his audience and keeps them engaged until the very end. He uses his extensive branding and story telling experience to show people how to best portray themselves to their target market.”
“If you are considering writing a book I highly recommend talking with Greg before you start.”
“Greg is a superb writer and speaker who brings brings to the table a surprising amount of depth on a wide variety of areas, this allows him to not only master his own writing and speaking content but also to help others develop their own books and presentations.”
“Greg has a gift for writing, branding, marketing and public speaking. I’ve read his books which always have a message I can take with me. His insights in positioning one’s brand is remarkable.”
“As a coach, Greg not only told me what I wanted to hear, he cared enough to tell me what I needed to hear. Greg’s balance of creative energy and focused strategy would be helpful for any business wanting to increase profits.”