Terry Hawkins

The power of human performance.


Terry Hawkins CSP is an award-winning speaker, entrepreneur, best selling author and founder/owner in 1989 of People In Progress Global, an industry leader in enterprise training resources with offices in Australia and now the United States. Terry’s dynamic, transformational presentation style and her powerful, action based messages have made her one of the most in demand speaker throughout Australia and the US.

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Award-winning speaker: Ask Terry what her specialty is and she will tell you simply: PEOPLE. Terry knows how to give her audience a great time while they learn strategies that can change the way they look and feel about life forever! She is one funny lady and her gift of connecting with people from every walk of life allows her to deliver high impact, hilarious and thought provoking presentations – she takes the complicated and makes it so simple to understand that it indeed seems like magic.

She is a masterful educator in attitudinal and mind-set change, cutting edge sales techniques, leadership development, temperament theories and relationship connectors, and communication strategies to name but a few. She has spoken to every industry imaginable using her uncanny ability to relate to any audience and her gifted simplicity to assist in the evolution of corporations and the people within those corporations.

Her fascination with human behavior and results has also led her to study incessantly about peak performance and the blockages that stop people from succeeding.

Regardless of the audience demographic people walk away inspired and motivated, knowing how to create outstanding results for many years to come.

Rather than bamboozle the audience with jargon, Terry will deliver a message that will be nothing short of spectacular. This lady is engaging, insightful and inspiring! It’s hard to describe the impact Terry Hawkins will have on your audience. She is one of those rare people who can deliver a message that you will remember forever!

Terry is the recipient of the 2013 NAPW Woman of the Year Award – Business Education (USA), the 2012 President’s Call to Service Award (USA), the 2012 Radical Woman Entrepreneur (USA), the Rising Star Award & Editor’s Choice Award Non-Fiction (USA) for Why WAIT to be GREAT? It’s Either NOW or TOO LATE!), and the 2010 NSA Educator Award for Excellence (Australia).

Enterprise educator and award-winning entrepreneur: Terry is also a bestselling author and well-established businesswoman. Her training company People In Progress Global was founded in 1989 and 24 years on it continues to be a leader in the delivery of high impact, results based learning. Having personally presented to over hundreds of thousands of people, Terry knows what works and what doesn’t work when getting results through education and her team of dynamic trainers continue to deliver her benchmark programs that People In Progress Global has become renowned.

She is a pioneer in developing leading edge programs and presentations that support teams and businesses in finding their ‘gap’ and achieving their goals. As a result, People In Progress Global consistently delivers more than 20% increases for its clients. Due to the success of the Australian business, Terry has now launched People In Progress Global in the USA with expansion plans over the next three to five years.


Talking Points
Retail Re-Patterning
Defining a Powerful Future
The Next Retail Revolution