Billy Arcement, MEd., provides solutions to problems for business and education leaders by helping them turn knowledge into results. He is a leadership consultant, professional speaker, and author who is quickly becoming the speaker of choice for many organizations. Billy brings a wealth of experienceand knowledgeto his clients and to the platform. He blends his teaching and coaching skills and his insights gained from 27 years of senior corporate management experiences into content richpresentations. During his 30 years of speaking experiences, Billy has spoken to government and economic leaders in The People’s Republic of China, to world-wide business leaders in Hong Kong and to business and education leaders throughout the United States.
He received his BS in Physical Education and Science and taught Chemistry, Biology, and General Science. He also coached football, basketball and track at the high school level for six years. He earned his Master's of Education graduate degree with a major in Administration and Supervision and has also completed 36 additional hours of post graduate studies with an emphasis on Counseling.
For 32 years, Billy worked in the chemical industry in a variety of management positions. During his tenure, he developed and managed the quality process that included helping his company achieve ISO 9002 certification. He was also certified as a lead auditor for the ISO system. Billy oversaw the development of exemplary corporate environmental and safety programs. He also initiated and managed the first corporate technical / customer service process for his company’s global client base for 20 years.
Billy writes nationally published articles on management, leadership, success principles and school board service. He authored, Searching for Success, a book praised for the practical and challenging messages it contains, now published internationally in seven foreign countries. His newest book, Journeying on Holy Ground, is quickly becoming a best seller. He is also a contributing author to the anthologies, Rekindling the Human Spirit and Brother’s Together.
Using cutting edge, innovativeand stimulatingcontent, Billy will help youget the results you want, as businesses and education leaders, corporations, government agencies, healthcare professionals, and associations have already learned. Billy’s clients and audiences say that he possesses a refreshing sincerity, humor, great knowledge, and a genuine caring for people. The unique way he blends powerful messages with Cajun humor makes every event a time to remember. Learning and laughter––a win-win combination.
No matter the role-informative keynote speaker, seminar leader, meeting facilitator, executive coach or leadership consultant, clients are given techniques to turn knowledge into results.
Billy can help your organization develop cultural changes that enhance teamwork, productivity, and profits. He presents messages that inspire and develop personal motivation. He will make you think, echoing the most frequent comment received from participants in his presentations—“thought provoking.” Why not bring Billy in to speak to or work with your organizational leaders. His many satisfied clients would simply recommend to you--- Do It!
I believe everyone has the ability to reach their personal potential. The difficulty we run into is finding the courage and strength to do so. Many times, we just don't know how or we simply become complacent with our position. If we can discover how to ignite that spark of commitment to improve, great things can come into our life. It takes a bit of dissatisfaction to improve.
My work with clients in a consulting role is to have them gather a realistic picture of where they are, define where they want to go and then design a process to fill the gap and re-position for greatness. With individuals, my efforts are designed to have them become dreamers of what they can become. I strive to show them the path to reach their individual potential by applying action to their ideas. Nothing of any great consequence is every achieved unless the process starts with action. Wishing simply won't make it so.
I believe the rubber meets the road with leadership. When we understand the essence of great leadership skills, we can get that promotion we want, we can rid ourselves of debt, pressures, and problems that plague our daily lives by learning how to take charge and lead ourselves to higher ground.
Life can be a battle or it can be a planned journey. Those who succeed understand the difference.
Information on my background, products and services starts by checking out my website, www.SearchingForSuccess.com . The website also contains back issues of my two newsletters, News from the Swamp, containing ideas on organizational and personal leadership and Children First, containing how to's on parenting which I call, parental leadership techniques.
The site also has a number of articles that can be downloaded and/or reviewed by readers.
One service not expanded on the website is my facilitation of retreats for school boards. I've worked with a large number of school boards throughout the United States on teambuilding skills, roles and responsibilities, leadership tips and strategic planning initiatives. I can keynote and conduct break-out sessions for school board asociation meetings.