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Lyman Kent Steil

Lyman Kent Steil, American professional speaker, consultant and communications expert.

Background

  • Steil, Lyman Kent was born on July 23, 1938 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States. Son of Leland Kenneth and Gretchen (Johnston) Steil.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, University Minnesota, 1962. Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1964. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1969.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1977.

    Career

    • Teacher New Lenox (Illinois) High School, 1964-1965. Teaching assistant University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1965-1966. Instructor speech communications, director debate/forensics Macalaster College, St. Paul, 1966-1971.

      Chairman speech communication division department rhetoric University Minnesota, 1972-1982. President Communication Consultant Associated, 1962-1979, Communication Development Inc., St. Paul, since 1979. Lecturer communication Minnesota Bureau Criminal Apprehension, St. Paul, 1975-1980.

      Member faculty extension and continuing education University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1973-1982. Chairman board directors International Listening Institute, St. Paul.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1956-1959. Member National Speakers Association (CPAE award 1985), Minnesota National Speakers Association (board directors 1983-1987), International Listening Association (founder, president 1979-1981, executive director 1983-1985, named to Listening Hall of Fame 1985), Achievers United States of America (founder, chairman since 1987).

    Connections

    • Married DeAnna Therese Halvorson, July 27, 1963. Children: Scott Alan, Sara Ann, Stacy Leigh.
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    • 1962
      University Minnesota
    • 1964
      University Minnesota
    • 1969
      University Minnesota
    • 1977
      Wayne State University
    • 1962 - 1979
      president, Communication Consultant Associated
    • 1964 - 1965
      Teacher, New Lenox (Illinois) High School
    • 1965 - 1966
      teaching assistant, University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1966 - 1971
      instructor, debate/forensics Macalaster College
    • 1966 - 1971
      director, debate/forensics Macalaster College
    • 1972 - 1982
      chairman, speech communication division department rhetoric University Minnesota
    • 1979
      president, Communication Consultant Associated
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