Greg Schinkel

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Greg Schinkel, CSP


  • President of Unique Training and Development Inc. since 1992 and Front Line Leadership Systems USA since 2017.
  • Certified Speaking Professional – a designation held by only 10% of speakers and trainers affiliated with the Global Speakers Federation.
  • Has impacted more than 500,000 people through his writing, speaking, training and broadcasting.
  • Co-author of Employees Not Doing What You Expect, which reached number two on Globe and Mail Business BestSeller List in May 2010.
  • Author of What Great Supervisors Know
  • Co-author of Fusion or Fizzle: How Leaders Leverage Training to Ignite Results
  • Author of soon to be published EBITDA for Everyone: Overcoming Organizational Distractions So Everyone Can Add More Value Everyday
  • Author of soon to be published GLOO: Building a Great Leaders Only Organization
  • Co-author of Awakening the Workplace
  • Hundreds of successful client projects in the areas of front line leadership training, management development and culture change, within manufacturing, distribution and operations.
  • Provides coaching to abrasive or aggressive managers, executives and supervisors.
  • More than 200 media appearances on radio and television, including being the Leadership Wizard on AM800 in Windsor, Ontario from August 2006 to March 2009.
  • As an energetic and dynamic speaker, Greg has been sought out for speaking engagements and retreat facilitation. See Greg in action at
  • Manufacturing experience with General Motors of Canada in St. Catharines, Ontario producing high volume castings, forgings, engine assemblies, spark plugs, machined components and axles.
  • Manager at Ivey Business School’s management consulting business.
  • Graduated with distinction, Honours in Business Administration, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario.
  • Pursued a Bachelor of Science in Management Systems at Kettering University (GMI Engineering & Management Institute) in Flint, Michigan.
  • Creator of the Leader Feeder podcast series.
  • Two cable television specials and a DVD called “Persuasive and Influential Leadership”
  • Former President of Canadian Association for Family Enterprise, South Western Ontario.
  • Treasurer/Past-President of Southwestern Ontario chapter of Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.
  • Past National President and Professional Member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (affiliate of the Global Speakers Federation).
  • Past-President and Director of the Rotary Club of London.
  • Member London Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member Better Business Bureau.
  • Private pilot; hobbies include reading, writing, golf, skiing.