Ron Culberson

Hospice social worker/leader turned speaker, author and humorist. Ron's mission is to change the workplace culture so that organizations are more effective and staff are more content.


Associations, Healthcare/Medical


Employees/Workforce, Humor, Management, Peak Performance, Personal Development, Presentation Skills

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Do it Well.  Make it Fun

As a speaker, humorist, columnist, and author of "Do it Well. Make it Fun.  The Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Everything in Between", Ron Culberson's mission is to help people in mission-driven organizations achieve a new level of success by understanding the power of Do it Well, Make it Fun.  Success, even in tough times, comes from showing up and doing a great job.  Ron helps people become extraordinary by helping them focus on seeking excellence while making their work experience more enjoyable.  He also helps leaders understand the components of an organizational culture that will attract great employees, develop excellent leaders, and deliver extraordinary products and services.

Sampling of Clients

American Cancer Society  - American Red Cross  - Delta Dental  - Fairfax County Public Schools  - Goodwill Industries  - IBM  - Johns Hopkins University  - Loudoun County Public Schools  - MD Anderson Cancer Center  - NASA  - National Institutes of Health (NIH)  - Ronald McDonald Charities  - The University of Virginia  - US Department of Veteran Affairs  - US Department of Agriculture  -US General Services Administration  - US Senate  - Verizon  - Virginia Library Association


For ten years, worked as a Home Care Social Worker, Counseling Manager, and Director of Quality Service for a large hospice organization.  These experiences taught him about the challenges of working on the front line, in middle management, and ultimately in senior management.  He has a proven track record as a successful member for a multidisciplinary team and as an effective leader.

Ron is the 2012-2013 President of the National Speakers Association (NSA).  In 2001, he received the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned designation from NSA.  In 2011, he received the NSA President's Distinguished Service Award and in 2014 he was inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame.

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