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Amy Castro, MA, CSP

Amy Castro is a leadership and team development expert, speaker, and author. She has a B.A. in Journalism from George Washington University and an M.A. in Communication from University of Northern Colorado. Amy is also a Certified Speaking Professional, the highest earned designation conferred by the National Speakers Association on only 17% of members worldwide. Amy is an Air Force veteran and served as a captain in the public affairs field. After leaving the Air Force, she started her training company, Triad Communication, LLC in 1994. Her books include “Practical Communication: 25 Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Getting Along and Getting Things Done” and “The Secrets of Effective Leadership.”

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About this course

Motivating Your Employees

No matter if you're a leader in an an organization, a manager in a small business, or a business owner, the ability to communicate effectively with your employees is what makes or breaks your success and the success of your organization. Truly successful leaders actively seek to improve their communication skills every day. Motivating employees and understanding the myths of motivation are critical communication tasks that you'll need to perform daily. However most leaders find this especially challenging!

In this program, you'll learn:

  • What motivation is and how human beings are motivated
  • The motivation process, applications, and benefits
  • How not to fall prey to common motivation myths
  • How you can help improve motivation for EACH of your individual employees
  • And more!


Think you'd like to build MORE communication  beyond Employee Motivation, you can Save $$$ when you purchase our five-course package, "Critical Communication Skills for Business Professionals." The package includes the Motivating Employees program above, as well as four additional courses:

Communication Basics: Mastering the Three Key Communication Skills: Listening,Word Choice, and Nonverbal Communication

Coaching Employees

Making Meetings Work

Critical Communication Skills for Business Professionals is a fast paced and engaging course made up of content that includes:

  • One-on-One video training with leadership communication expert, speaker, and author Amy Castro, MA, CSP.
  • Participant handouts, downloads, and assignments
  • Self-assessments and quizzes
  • Key templates and worksheets for implementing skills learned
  • References for additional outside resources

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 Have more than 3 people from your organization who need training? Additional discounts are available. Contact us now for more information!

Want a private, custom program just for your employees?  Contact us for more info and pricing. 

About the Facilitator

Amy Castro, MA, CSP, President, Innovative Communication & Training Solutions 

Amy Castro is a recognized Performance Communication expert, speaker, author, and blogger. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the George Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies/Human Communication Theory from the University of Northern Colorado. Amy has also earned the prestigious “Certified Speaking Professional” (CSP) status conferred by the National Speakers Association. The CSP status is the highest earned designation in the National Speakers Association with fewer than 12 percent of members worldwide earning this status.  

Amy is a proud Air Force veteran, having served as a captain in the public affairs career field. After leaving the Air Force, she founded Innovative Communication & Training Solutions, which celebrated its 20-year anniversary in 2014. Amy is a board member of the Houston chapter of the National Speakers Association, a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association, member of the Association for Talent Development, and a member of both the American Communication Association and National Communication Association. She also served as an adjunct faculty member at San Jacinto College for more than 10 years, teaching public speaking and business/professional speaking. Amy is the author of the books Practical Communication: 25 Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Getting Along and Getting Things Done, The Secrets of Effective Leadership Communication, and the 30-day video training program, Communication Skills for Career Success

Amy uses her down-to-earth style, REAL stories, humor, and fun to create her customized and engaging programs for her government clients focused on Performance Communication: Assertive Communication that is Positive, Purposeful, and Practical. Her goal is for participants to leave her sessions ready to easily put new communication skills to use immediately. 

Amy has served a variety of government, corporate, and healthcare clients, including Texas Children's Hospital, Lockheed Martin, NASA Johnson Space Center, Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts, and SAIC, as well as more than 25 cities and counties in the State of Texas. To see a full client list and to read what clients have to say, visit her website at