Relevant Leadership: Staying Calm in the Midst of the Storm

Leadership, Communication, & Sales Skills 
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Keynote Speaker | Trainer | Motivator 

The numbers "8 & 4" are standing in the way of your success


  8 Seconds is the average attention span of people today

  4 Generations - Traditionals, Baby Boomers, Gen-X, and Millenials 
         working together in the workplace all communicating differently


Learn to navigate these headwater issues


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Live Training & Keynote Sessions

Communicate differently in today’s eight second, multi-generational workplace. Learn solid communication, leadership, & relationship skills to "turn the volume up on you".

SPARK Online Academy 

Spark Academy is an online professional development academy designed to take your professional communication, sales, and relationship skills to a new level.

8 and 4 Private Community 

A private group where you will gain a competitive advantage in your field, grow your leadership influence exponentially and leave an incredible lasting legacy.

Group Facilitation

Need someone to facilitate your meeting? Jay is an excellent facilitator and is used by Boards of Directors, Corporate Executive Retreats, as well as non-profit groups to get the most out of meetings.

MasterMind Group

Small groups with intense, dynamic study and execution of different topics. Current Mastermind groups available include "Presentation Coaching", "Communication Coaching", & "Leadership".

Professional Development Coaching

Individualized, customized coaching to meet your specific  professional development and leadership goals. Example of topics available include presentation coaching, leadership mentoring, business development.


“I saw Jay take a room full of veteran sales reps through training concepts that armed them with new skills that had an immediate impact on confidence and perfomance. Jay has a unique talent for bringing out the best in people, especially in the face of adversity. If you need a resource to help you unlock hidden potential, work with Jay McChord. ”

Mark B.
Fortune 500 Company


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Jay McChord is a highly requested speaker, trainer, facilitator and consultant to companies, institutions and organizations globally.


Recognized as an authority on the Multi-Generational Workplace, Jay’s high-energy live events and high-value online content have earned him the nickname of “Your Chief Encouragement Officer”.  Jay will give you the tools to successfully navigate the multiple generations -Traditionals, Baby Boomers, Gen-X, Millenials...and the coming Gen-Z generation - which all impact your business.


Jay's passion is to spark and empower teams to communicate differently and effectively in today’s eight second world.  He does this by teaching solid communication, leadership, and relationship skills that equip you and your team to thrive in today’s marketplace.


Jay brings a unique perspective to his sessions as a former Global Senior Sales Trainer for a multi-billion dollar international technology company, an elected official, published author and military artist. Jay’s connection to each audience ignites energy, enthusiasm and passion.   


Jay and his wife, Jennifer, have two children, Riley and Davis, and make their home in Lexington, KY.