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Eric Girard

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“I have 30 years of experience in Management Development, with a high-energy style that will make your listeners want to keep listening.”

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About Me


Eric Girard is Principal Consultant at Girard Training Solutions. He specializes in the development of new managers, focusing on their successful transition to their new role and on their team management skills. 

He has 30 years of experience helping improve the performance of managers and employees. He is known for his high-energy and engaging facilitation style that delivers successful results.


  • Articulate Storyline Developer
  • Blanchard Channel Partner / SLII Facilitator
  • Everything DiSC Authorized Partner
  • Crucial Conversations Facilitator
  • Crucial Accountability Facilitator
  • Influencer Facilitator
  • The Extraordinary Leader Facilitator 

Speaking Topics

  • Transitioning from individual contributor/employee to manager
  • Bringing empathy to management
  • The basic blocking and tackling tasks you need to excel at as a new manager
  • How to meet people where they’re at as a leader (SLII)
  • Getting the most out of your team
  • Transitioning from corporate to your own gig
  • Building a small business and creating a following
  • Using LinkedIn to build your following
  • The things you must invest in as a new business
  • Mistakes to avoid when building your business


Other Cool Stuff

  • Certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor #448105
  • Avid backpacker - training to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail in May 2022. Have climbed a couple of Colorado's "Fourteeners" (14,000-foot peaks)
  • Mountain biker
  • Dad of happy twin 13-year old girls
  • Cancer survivor

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Weekends, Weekdays


In-person, Remote



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