Keynote speaker and training consultant Morris Taylor has been involved in education and training for over 25 years. He has presented more than 1,300 lectures, seminars and workshops in a variety of civic and corporate environments including customer service centers, wildlife preserves, amusement parks, and martial arts schools. He has lectured in various countries in Europe, South America, the Pacific, Africa, and the Caribbean, as well as throughout the U.S. The development of critical leadership and communication skills is at the core of his presentations and skill-building workshops on public speaking, time management, cultural diversity, and human potential.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Mr. Taylor's professional background includes 7 years working in the non-profit sector and 14 years at the corporate headquarters of the Allstate Insurance Company.  In 2002, Crestcom International, Ltd., rated the #1 management/sales training franchise by Entrepreneur International, Income Opportunities, and Success magazines, contracted with him to develop and videotape 12 train-the-trainer sessions that are currently in use by its distributors in 49 countries around the world.

In addition to his expertise as a trainer and keynote presenter, Mr. Taylor is a highly skilled and experienced group facilitator, having worked with teams and organizations both in the profit and non-profit sectors. Several of his recorded lectures on the topics of education, spirituality, and community building are in international distribution, and he is the author of six books, including one to help children cope with death.

Mr. Taylor is owner and President of Talisman Training Associates, LLC.    

About Us

​Talisman Training Associates LLC is a Chicago-based company that specializes in the development of leadership and communication skills. We offer a variety of workshops in the areas of public speaking, time management, customer service, diversity, team building, and the practices of effective leadership. All of our workshops emphasize 

audience participation with a focus on skill building and fun, and your complete satisfaction is always guaranteed.

​​Talisman Training Associates is owned and operated by 
keynote speaker and training consultant Morris Taylor.


Partial Client List
Crestcom  International,  Delphi Corporation, Querrey & Harrow,
Fort Wayne Public Schools, The Capital H Group, Northwestern  University,  Association  of Professional Researchers for Advancement,  The Creative Group, MVP, State Farm Insurance,  Bahá‘í  National  Center,  Information  Resources Inc., Lambert and Associates, Roosevelt University, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company, DHL Shipping, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Lamb Manufacturing Industries