Gallagher Hateley is an accomplished management consultant and workshop
leader, as well as a popular public speaker, specializing in: workforce
diversity, dealing with change, innovation and creativity, customer
service, motivation, communication skills, and specialized programs
She is president of her own human resources training and consulting
company, Peacock Productions, and has worked with many corporate clients
as well as professional associations, nonprofit groups, and government
agencies. Her clients include: DaimlerChrysler, Chevron, IBM, Nissan,
Volkswagen, CBS, Baxter Health Care, Phoenix Newspapers Inc., American
Lung Association, U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service, American
Press Institute, Certified Grocers of California, among others. She
is a much-in-demand keynote speaker, making frequent presentations
at conferences and professional gatherings in the United States, Asia,
Europe and Latin America.
She has worked in the training and adult education field for twenty
years. Before starting her own business in 1991, she spent nearly
five years as Manager of Training and Development for The Los Angeles
Times, where she had key responsibilities in the areas of high-potential
leadership development, management assessment and development, workforce
diversity, teambuilding, recruitment and selection training, sales
training, and customer relations.
Ms. Hateley is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of USC, having earned her
Bachelor's degree Summa Cum Laude in the field of social psychology.
She has completed the course work for a Ph.D. in Social Ethics, also
Her best-selling book, A PEACOCK IN THE LAND OF PENGUINS: A Fable
about Creativity and Courage (Berrett-Koehler; third edition 2001),
co-authored with Dr. Warren H. Schmidt, is currently published in
18 languages worldwide and has sold over 300,000 copies. Her newest
book is YES LIVES IN THE LAND OF NO
(Berrett-Koehler; 2006). She has published articles in HR Executive,
the Los Angeles Times, Training magazine, and Training
and Development Journal, among others.
BJ Gallagher Hateley has served as a Commissioner on the City of Los
Angeles Productivity Commission, as a Board Member for the L.A. chapter
of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). She is
an active member of the National Association of Women Business Owners,
the National Speakers Association, and PEN Center USA West.
Contact BJ Gallagher Hateley at:
701 Danforth Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065