Speaking Topics

Kris takes a highly-customized approach to her audiences, ensuring you have the best program and the most successful event possible.

In addition to the expert topics below, Kris can CUSTOMIZE a presentation for your organization, incorporating relevant tools, practical exercises, and personal solutions in these areas:

  • Leadership
  • Organizational culture
  • Team effectiveness
  • Career progression


Finding Your Superpowers: Unleashing the Leader in You and the Potential of Your Team

Description: Successful leaders develop employees who are fully committed to the organization, give discretionary effort, work cooperatively with others, and do the right thing in the right way at the right time. In this interactive presentation, you will discover how to:

  • Boost your executive presence and influence
  • Motivate employees to exceed expectations
  • Maximize cooperation and trust within your team
  • Jump-start and maintain high performance from employees
  • Leverage emotional intelligence to become a better leader

Insider Intelligence on Igniting Your Career  

Description: At times does it feel like your career is just kind of happening to you? This presentation promises to re-ignite your internal fire, spark fresh ideas for how to achieve the career you desire, and give you a clear vision to plot your career trajectory.

During this interactive session, you will learn how to assess your current situation and skill set to identify your starting place. Kris will help you determine your target destination by seeking out your true passions, priorities, and definition of success while balancing both your career and personal missions. You will leave her session with renewed confidence and a personal roadmap of career progression.

Kris will share her experience in developing talent for a wide variety of organizations, and also offer her insider intelligence on “what management is looking for” in high-potential employees based on current trends. These insights will prepare you to navigate your own career progression.

Win-Win: Maximizing Employee Engagement to Help Your Business and Help Employees Succeed

Description: Do you want employees who are enthusiastic about their work, care about the future of your organization, invest discretionary effort to help your organization succeed, and do the right things in the right way at the right time? In this presentation, Kris shares the key ingredients to employee engagement and examples of how other organizations have achieved profitability and success by fully leveraging their most valuable asset – their employees! Kris breaks down this complexity into simple and memorable actions you can implement in your business today to harness the power of your employees.

Planning for Success: Creating and Executing Strategic Plans that Drive Results

Description: Businesses that operate from a sound strategic plan are more likely to succeed over the long-term.  Creating the plan is only half the battle. Involving employees in operationalizing the plan and attaining their commitment is critical to achieving the results desired in your plan. Take your business to the next level now with new tools and tips for strategically managing your business and your employees. From this presentation, you will take away:

  • Steps for creating a strategic plan
  • Ways to set and achieve your business goals
  • Planning tools and templates
  • How to fully align and engage your employees with your plan

Effective Communication and Collaboration in the Workplace

Description: Effectively communicating and collaborating with others is essential for optimizing innovation, operational efficiency, and delivering superior results. As leaders, we serve as role models and create a culture (whether we like it or not) that influences how our employees interact and work together. As leaders, we set the bar for whether we have a high-trust, collaborative culture or a low-trust, siloed organization with ineffective communication.

In this presentation, you will learn the 9 rules every leader needs to know about how to achieve effective communication and collaboration in organizations, enabling greater business results. These insights will increase your self-awareness for how you communicate today, improve your effectiveness in one-on-one communications, and give you tips and tools you can put to use immediately to foster collaborative relationships within and among your work teams.


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