Ned Parks (bio)

Engaging Speaker, Trainer, Radio Talk Show Host

Contact:Mr. Ned Parks
Mailing Address: 1864 Revere Road, Akron, Ohio, United States of America 44333
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New Directions Learning & Development

Fields of Interest:

Diversity, Empowerment, Motivation/Inspiration, Negotiating, Self Esteem, Spirituality/Religion, Stress Management, Teambuilding, Balance in Life, Conflict Management

Most Requested Topics/Programs:

  • Collabrotive Negotiation
  • Mediation
  • Conflict Managment

Recent Engagements:

  • The Counsul for Rural Service Programs 2003
  • The Foundation For Conflict Solutions 2003
  • Realty One Cleveland Ohio 2003
  • Nestle USA 2002
Speaker 's Fees:$2501 to $5000
Length of presentation:1 hour to several days
Travels From:Akron, Ohio
Travel Limits:None
Target Audience:Any
AV Requirements:Flip Chart, LCD
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Ned Parks is a speaker, trainer, mediator, and radio talk show host specializing in guiding individuals toward defining their values, developing accountability for their attitudes, effectively managing conflict and correlating goals to success in their careers and personal lives.

One of the keys to Ned's success is his ability to leverage his extensive expertise in businesss ownership, training, course design, public speaking, instructing and team building to teach clients how to understand conflict, embrace change and achieve their objectives. Ned's acute decision-making, problem-solving and facilitation skills have been honed from more than 15 years as a U.S. Army and Emergency Medical Service Helicopter pilot, flight instructor, aviation services company owner with over 20 employees and a Congregrational Minister. His diverse professional background is one of the reasons why he is so adept at relating to individuals from every socio-economic level and demographic.

Ned is currently owner of New Directions Learning & Development, a provider of innovative conflict management services. He is responsible for conducting workshops on Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Negotiation Skills and Increasing Human Effectiveness and also plays an integral role in the firm's mediation and consulting practices.

A certified mediator, trainer, Ned has studied at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Akron University, Central Texas College, and Case Western Reserve University.

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