Col. Layton Park C.Ht. CPBA, CPVA, RET
Layton Park spent years studying human behavior in business and sales. He works with a number of large sales organizations, sports teams, and individual clients looking to make positive changes through application of affirmations, hypnosis, and visualization techniques.
This work has taken him to all parts of the globe. In the former Soviet State of Kazakhstan, he acted as consultant to several companies seeking to change to a western style of business.
Layton began his own design-build company in 1975 and grew it to a business with over 80 direct employees and several contractors. He also owned a successful real estate company and served as president of the local real estate board.
Layton has been a partner in several service-focused businesses. He is an active partner in Max-U. Inc. (a provider of training and speaking programs), in Parkline Services (a development company), in LAMP Land Inc. (a lighting and décor business); and in The Canadian Hypnosis Institute. He also serves as silent partner in a manufacturing business and in a telecom company.
Layton has spoken on business topics across Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Kazakstan. He has authored a number of books and pens monthly humor columns for two Canadian periodicals. He is past president of the Canadian Authors’ Association, Kelowna branch.
Layton’s book, Get Out of Your Way, is published in North America, Russia and Saudi Arabia. This is a serious book on how to set and achieve goals, incorporating the author’s years of experience as a successful business owner, speaker, and observer of human behaviour. His latest book, Trade Secrets, is a partnership with his wife Myrna and available at your local book store or on line. This book outlines how to improve relationships at work and home.
The honorary title of Colonel was conferred on Layton by Paul Patton, Governor of Kentucky.
Layton enjoys skiing and playing in the Okanagan with his family. An aviation enthusiast, he has flown his airplanes over 480,000 kilometres across the great Canadian north.