Jack Hayhow lives and breathes small business. Throughout his career, he has produced training and tools to help leaders and managers succeed. Jack has been described as a "chronic learner" and is compelled by his passion for helping people and companies improve performance where it matters most. He is the author of dozens of training programs including: The Foundation of Management, Reward and Recognition, Time Management for Managers, Coaching for Performance, and To Be a Leader. His books, The Wisdom of the Flying Pig: Guidance and Inspiration for Managers and Leaders and Breaking Through the Barrier: What Companies That Grow Do Differently have received acclaim from business leaders and academics alike.
From the speaker's platform Jack inspires outstanding performance through the presentation of practical, actionable ideas and methods. Jack's workshops are unique and engaging, drawing on a vast library of video components and extensive audience interaction.
Jack began his career in the advertising agency business, serving clients such as McDonald's Restaurants, Wendy's Old- Fashioned Hamburgers, Westin Hotels and Lee Jeans. In 1980 he founded Broadcast Marketing Group, providing audience building and sales promotion services to the radio station industry. Under Jack's leadership, BMG became the premier radio station marketing company in the country. In 1990, Jack founded Opus Communications, a company dedicated to creating training people like to take. Today, Opus training programs are used in tens of thousands of businesses in a wide variety of industries.
A life-long resident of the Kansas City area, Jack lives in Leawood, Kansas with his wife, Joyce.