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Popular Speaking Topics

      • The Ten NC Governors I Have Known – humorous insights, as well as observations from inside, about Governors Sanford through Cooper
      • Humor in the Classroom – true stories and actual experiences in the classroom during Phil’s visits to 750 public schools in North Carolina as the chairman of the State Board of Education, as well as a few from his service in the North Carolina General Assembly and Governors’ offices.
      • Leadership – Phil has presentations on many aspects of leadership and can tailor the speech to the audience’s expectations and needs, including:
            • How Can Business Help Shape Public Policy
            • How to Make Your Business and Local Chamber More Effective

Phil also speaks on education reform, economic development, business involvement in education, North Carolina’s growing wine industry, and North Carolina travel and tourism.

A popular choice for graduations and commencements, Phil has spoken to more than 50 graduating classes including grade, middle and high schools; universities and community colleges; prison culinary classes and leadership programs.

Phil Kirk appears in the UNC-TV documentary “A Generation of Change

Bill Friday, Terry Sanford, Jesse Helms, Bill Aycock and many others from North Carolina’s own “Greatest Generation” led a time of dramatic change that established many of today’s institutions. A Generation of Change takes us on a journey through 50 years of North Carolina history with these leaders from the 1920s to the climactic election of 1972 and the birth of the modern two-party state in North Carolina.

UNC-TV presents

A Generation Of Change

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