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Keynotes and workshops are tailored to the specific needs of your organization. The goal of all presentations is to provide information and motivation that results in inner development and changed behavior.

Presentations focus on emotionally engaging the audience while giving them specific information and strategies. The presentation style is extemporaneous and high energy for keynotes with attention to audience engagement for workshops.

1.  Call or email me to set up a phone appointment. We will discuss your organization and the demographics/ needs of attendees. This information will allow me to tailor presentations specifically to your group.

2.  If I am a good fit for your organization, we will discuss speaking fees and further arrangements.

“A good speech should be like a woman’s skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.”

― Winston S. Churchill

    DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE:       Proactive Strategies to Quarantine their Impact on Your Sanity and on Your Business

Presentation objectives will help the audience to:

1.      Identify the difficult personality types.

2.     Screen out difficult people at the onset of business relationships

3.     Set precedents with  clients, colleagues, associates or employees

4.      Acquire strategies to deal with difficult people 

5.     Fire clients, employees and friends.



Below is a list of the most common presentation topics. All presentations are tailored to the needs of the listening audience. Additional topics may be available upon request. The goal of all presentations is to connect intellectually and emotionally while providing specific take-aways.


Distraction. Energy dips. Ambiguous goals. Emotional distress. flameMultiple factors take us out of our optimal performance zone. Learn the strategies to maximize peak performance so that you can hit it out of the park every time.
The audience will be able to:
  • Identify the 9 most common factors that take us out of our zone of peak performance.
  • Use at least 2 specific tools to address each factor. 
  • Identify 5 proactive factors to extend time in the peak performance zone.
Keynote or Workshop
All Types

We hear lots of messages throughout the day—the voices of others’ opinions, the voices of our parents (even if they are deceased), the frequent self-assessment inside our head. Listening to all of the perspflameectives can leave us confused and uncertain; listening to none of the perspectives leaves us stagnant and absent of crucial information. Sorting information based on an understanding of our own strengths, weaknesses, and preferences saves us energy, helps us focus, and affords the contentment of living well on our own terms.

Audience will be able to:
  • Identify 20 personality characteristics and types of intelligence that contribute to personal strengths.
  • Identify 5 barriers that keep them from living according to their own strengths and values.
  • Learn how to maximize individual strengths in personal and professional endeavors.
Keynote or Workshop
All Types

The upside of intelligence, big-picture thinking, independence, and personal responsibility is raflamether obvious. The downsides that are frequently cited include: perceiving personal weakness as failure, fear of disappointing others, frustration with incompetence, and difficulty asking for help. Increased awareness and strategies for dealing with these challenges allows high achievers to maximize their talents and their time in the zone of peak performance.

The audience will be able to:
  • Identify 5 strengths which are most likely to hold them back in their endeavors.
  • Identify 5 strategies to challenge the belief systems that hold them back.
  • Learn 10 cognitive and behavioral strategies to change of their default tendencies.
Keynote or Workshop
Leaders and High Achieving Personalities


flameThis presentation focuses on strategies to build resilience so that we can maintain optimal functioning during times of high stress. Although stress is often preventable, there are times in which it is inevitable. Having a game plan of resilience helps us to live well in times of low stress and maintain basic health, focus, and productivity in times of high stress.

The audience will be able to:
  • List 5 potential outcomes of chronic stress and its impact on peak performance
  • Identify 5 areas of functioning that will affect resilience
  • Identify 3 tools they can use in each area of functioning before a stressor occurs and to maximize recovery following a stressor.
All types

flameRelational goodwill. Emotional energy. Finances. Health. Time. What do they have in common? They are all finite. And we often act as if they are not. The consequences of living without margins affect our ability to make wise decisions in our businesses, increases health vulnerabilities, increases stress, and jeopardizes our relationships. On the other hand, building the margins ensures a more relaxed pace in our daily functioning and ensures adequate buffers when the tough times hit.

Audience will be able to:
  • Identify 6 areas of life that necessitate margins
  • Identify the most common ways that margins are jeopardized and which of these are most relevant to the listener.
  • Learn the symptoms that margins have been compromised.
  • Learn specific strategies to set, maintain, and rebuild margins.
Workshop or Keynote
Leaders and High Achieving personalities


People--you need them to survive, but the difficult ones can create a lot of frustration and emotional drag on your peace and performance. Learning how to recognize difficult flamepersonalities and train them on how to behave in our presence is crucial to limiting their impact. Gaining skills to manage difficult people also increases our confidence as we meet new people and make decisions about their place in our lives.

The audience will be able to:
  • Identify the common types of personalities that will cause frustration.
  • Identify at least 5 ways that difficult people can adversely affect your business and personal success.
  • Use new strategies to re-train and quarantine the behavior of difficult people.
  • Identify their own personality characteristics that create difficulty with limit-setting and assertiveness.
  • Identify a system for setting the precedents they want in business and personal relationships.
  • Develop a process to screen out difficult people at the onset of a relationship.
1-2 Hour Workshop
All Types

flameHighly functioning groups are formed when the leader is knowledgeable and intentional about the group dynamics in play. The precedents that occur in the early group formation is crucial to the later success of the group.

Leaders-focused presentations. Leaders will be able to:
  • Identify 5 factors that affect the cohesion and effectiveness of a group or team.
  • Identify 5 precedents that will be most important to their grops.
  • Identify 5 threats or personality styles that create difficulty and the strategies to address them
Team-focused presentations. Teams will be able to:
  • Increase trust between team members.
  • Identify and cope with sources of distrust.
  • Increase the knowledge of each others' personal strengths and professional skillsets.
  • Obtain 5 tools for addressing conflict within the team.

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