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  • Influence Without Authority
  • No More Death By Powerpoint
  • Show up as a Powerful Woman in Business
  • Tell stories with maximum impact
  • Craft presentations that inspire
  • Sharpen your Leadership Brand

Exert More Influence—Without Authority

Have you ever struggled to get people to do what you want then to do? You are not alone. Virtual teams, dotted line reporting and outsourcing have required up and coming leaders to get good at influencing—especially when they aren’t yet the boss.

This interactive keynote offers practical tips on becoming a better influencer. Audiences learn how to:

  • Increase the likelihood people will say yes to requests
  • Turn a ‘NO’ into an opening
  • Be strategic when asking a senior executive or colleague for resources or buy-in to an idea
  • Look like you are in charge

45 minutes. Perfect for mid-level managers, women’s groups, association or networking meetings.

INFLUENCE WITHOUT AUTHORITY

Trust first. Impress later.

No More Death By PowerPoint

Transform your approach to writing PowerPoint presentations by using a little known tip from TV.

  • Learn how sitcom writers grab and hold attention
  • Discover how to “Hook” your audience and keep them engaged
  • Find out how to avoid running over your allotted speaking time
  • Determine the best ending to get your audience to do what you want them to do

45 minutes. Perfect for groups of mid-level managers, individual contributors or salespeople. 

 

10 Mistakes Women make that sabotage their Leadership Brand

WHEN WHAT YOU SAY DOESN’T MATCH WHAT I SEE, YOU’VE GOT A BRANDING PROBLEM.

Do you really know what you’re famous for around the office? Has anybody in your organization been brave enough to tell you? These are not a trivial questions. Your Brand conveys your identity as a Leader, and if you have the wrong brand, your work is not having the impact it should.  

Women — often unknowingly — sabotage their brand.

Laura is a hard worker who checks in with her boss daily and offers suggestions on process improvements. She thinks she’s known for being helpful. Nobody’s told her that everyone says she’s ‘needy’. Sasha is brilliant. The go-to person if you have a question about operations. She thinks of herself as detailed oriented. The perfect SME. Nobody’s told her everyone thinks she’s a bore. Laura and Sasha could’ve easily corrected their brands, if they’d avoided these mistakes.

DON’T BECOME KNOWN AS MISS INTERPRETATION.

KEEP YOUR MAKE-UP BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR MIRROR.

THE MISTEP OF STILETTOS.

There are 7 more mistakes, contact me to find out what they are!

Craft a killer presentation using secrets from Hollywood Screenwriters

My most popular speech. For executives needing to improve their ability to influence and inspire. Audience members leave:

  • knowing how to build a compelling storyboard for their next presentation
  • with a personal story they can tell at their next meeting
  • understanding how to WOW their staff or clients using simple acting techniques 

Clients have said that learning my 5 part structure has transformed their ability to influence outcomes, craft more compelling PowerPoint decks, lead their teams, coach their employees and strengthened their sales calls. Take a peek and then, get in touch »

Book the version that’s right for you. 45, 60 or 90 minute versions available.

Once Upon A Time there were 5 Tales...

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ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A LEADER WHO TOLD 5 STORIES

Increase Engagement, Manage Change & Set Strategy by Telling Purposeful Stories.

There are 5 fundamental narratives that every Leader needs to be able to tell. Learning what these stories are—and when to tell them—will propel success in any organization. 

Great story telling is more than just entertainment; it’s an essential and underutilized professional business tool. Whether you are a senior executive, management consultant, sales manager, or an HR professional if you are not using storytelling to motivate and engage your teams you may be failing to communicate the importance of your message. The risk? Everyone stays content with the Status Quo and none of your ideas gain traction. 

Excellent for Leadership and High Potential Development programs.

WHY SPEAK UP?

Because…

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it.

If you don’t ask, the answer’s always no.

If you don’t step forward,  you’re always in the same place.

Nora Roberts, Tears of the Moon

STEP UP & MOVE UP

“…one of the best WICT events of the year!”

SPEAK UP. STEP UP. MOVE UP.

Unlock your Executive Presence: Show up with More Poise, More Power and More Passion. Perfect for:

  • professional woman’s associations and diversity groups
  • up and coming Leaders
  • high potential groups 

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CAN YOU BOUNCE?

VERY.FAV.DSC_0927Ever drop an egg? Broken shells and goo all over the place. What about an apple? Drop that, you’ve got mush. 

Now, think about what happens when you drop a rubber ball. It bounces, right. An Egg. An Apple. A Rubber Ball. All similar in shape—but definitely not similar in terms of their relationship to gravity. People are like that too.

We all have different levels of bounce in us. 

LEARN TO B.O.U.N.C.E.

Less stress in 6 simple stepsA great fit for people and groups having to grapple with the pain of change.

 

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LESS WORRY. MORE GRATITUDE.

Cutting-edge results of my research into the power of journaling to rewire thinking.

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