Bring The Center for Work Ethic Development to Your Community or Organization

The Center for Work Ethic Development also provides engaging and informative presentations based on our research and experience. Delivered by CEO Josh Davies, these keynote presentations, workshops, and in-service training classes are a powerful way to educate and inspire your audience. Formats range from a 60-minute keynote to full-day training workshops.

Watch below for a few clips of Mr. Davies delivering his high-energy, engaging presentations for audiences around the country.

Topics covered include:


  • Work Ethic – The Building Blocks of the 21st Century Workforce

  • Creating a Culture of Trust and Accountability

  • Seven Secrets to Becoming the Leader You Never Thought You Could Be

  • 2030: The Workplace Revolution

  • Becoming a 21st Century Leader

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What participants have said about Josh Davies:

“One of the best sessions I’ve been to at any conference!!” 

“Mr. Davies gave the best presentation I’ve ever been in. Loved this session!”

“One of the best workshops I’ve seen at any conference.”

“Great presentation – information that can be used!” 

“Most enjoyable and meaningful session I’ve attended!”

“Above and beyond. This was one of the best sessions I attended.”

“Outstanding presenter – very motivational!” 

“Every minute and detail was useful and enjoyable!”

“Excellent presenter!! Dynamic, knowledgeable, engaging!”


About Josh Davies

Chief Executive Officer

Josh Davies
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Josh Davies is passionate about helping others make a difference in their lives, jobs, and community. Through his work as a speaker and trainer, he has engaged and encouraged professionals across North America, the Middle East, and Asia. His engaging and connecting speaking style combined with relevant content make him an in-demand speaker, consistently giving more than 60 keynote presentations and workshops to education, workforce, and corporate events annually. Mr. Davies was awarded the 2022 H.G. Weisman Award by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals for his exceptional service to workforce development nationwide. He was also named by Education 2.0 as one of 2022’s Outstanding Leaders, and by the Global Forum for Education and Learning as one of 2021’s Top 100 Visionaries in Education in recognition for his contributions to education globally. Additionally, he was awarded the 2021 Spirit of CHART Award by the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers for his commitment to the hospitality industry throughout the pandemic.

Davies is currently the CEO of The Center for Work Ethic Development, an organization committed to developing workplace skills in the global workforce. Partnering with organizations in all 50 states and 7 countries, they equip trainers and teachers to build the workforce of the 21st Century. A graduate of American University, Josh is also active in various boards and commissions. He finished serving his second term on the Executive Board of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, where he chaired the State Education and Training Steering Committee. He also led the P-Tech Selection Committee for Colorado and served on the board of the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. In addition to his work in the public sector, Josh also served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, was President of the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) and co-chaired the Colorado State Youth Council.



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