The Fundamentals of Transaction – What is a transaction?

presented by Kirkland Tibbels

In this special presentation, Kirkland offers an entertaining, educational, and practical approach to satisfying the most fundamental challenges we all face as we seek to take care of our aims.

Money, like many areas of our life, is satisfied through exchange. That is the purpose of money, to facilitate exchanges. People who are satisfied with their money, tend to understand this important orientation and they design their activities accordingly. A transaction is nothing more than a series of exchanges and people who know how to effectively construct and facilitate powerful transactions have a much greater advantage in the marketplace when attempting to satisfy their aims for money as well as other occupational goals and career objectives.

Understanding exactly what a transaction is, how they work, and how to ethically and powerfully construct them, ensures each party involved is more likely to leave transactions satisfied. In this session, participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of transition.

While this particular session will concentrate on the application of transaction in business exchanges, the methodology and transactional approach can be utilized in any area of life. Participants will leave with a pragmatic and highly applicable set of basic mechanics required to construct a proper and ethical transaction for any important aim in any condition of life.


 Kirkland Tibbels has been a keynote business and entertaining speaker for more than thirty years. Speaking primarily from his personal experience as a highly successful business professional, Kirkland offers a grounded and often humorous perspective on the challenges most of us face in attempting to satisfy our aims in our business and personal lives. Kirkland’s presentations offer audiences from all walks of life a real-world and highly objective set of practical disciplines they can apply immediately.

Kirkland is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Influence Ecology – an international education company specializing in the field of transactional competence. Kirkland and his colleagues comprise an international collective of academic, business, and creative professionals active in the development of the philosophy of Transactionalism and the discipline of transactional competence. He is considered one of the leading philosophers in the field, having published and contributed to the only comprehensive text on the subject, “Transactionalism – An Historic and Interpretive Study” by Trevor J. Phillips. Kirkland has authored more than 500 papers on the subject, study, and discipline of transactional competence and is a sought-after lecturer at Universities, major corporations,  and civic organizations around the world. Influence Ecology serves students from fifteen countries.

Kirkland began his business career in the mid-eighties in Austin, Texas with the company Administaff, which he exited after a successful public offering in the mid nighties. (That company is now Insperity – registered on the New York Stock Exchange.)

Kirkland is also highly active in the television and motion picture industry having produced a wide range of independent film and television projects over the past twenty years including, most recently, the television movie “Cloud Nine” for Disney Channel. Since 1995 Kirkland has produced 22 independent motion pictures that have garnered audience favorite or notable jury awards in 102 film festivals around the world. Kirkland is a long-standing member of the prestigious Producer’s Guild of America.

Kirkland is a dedicated member of Toastmasters International, a 92-year-old organization offering its members education and training in public speaking and organizational leadership. Kirkland credits Toastmasters for much of his early business and personal success. Kirkland delivered his first Toastmasters speech in 1979 in Andrews, Texas at the age of 18.

Kirkland is married and resides in Ojai, California.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:30 PM  –  8:30 PM
Pacific Time


The Six Chow House Calabasas
23536 Calabasas Rd,
Calabasas, California 91302

Dress Code
Business Casual Attire

Registration Deadline
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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