Speaking Topics

How to Achieve Peak Performance – both personally and professionally

Vanessa brings to light how to not only survive today’s complex and often soul-draining corporate environment – she teaches us how to thrive during her dynamic and inspiring keynote on Peak Performance.

Employee dissatisfaction and corporate inefficiency are on the rise, despite years of focus on organizational improvement strategies. Why? Executives are failing to spend time discovering what suits them.  Suiting oneself leads to the ONLY kind of success that matters as it leads to personal and professional fulfillment and therefor increased efficiency and success for the company.

Leadership: The Real Key to Career Success

Leadership has very little to do with hierarchy, job position, age, experience or even personality. In fact, many corporate executives struggle with the mere definition of “What makes a successful leader” – let alone acquiring the skills needed to achieve the level of success they desire and or need. In this powerful workshop, Vanessa will share her personal secrets to success as well as map out a clear defined path for those struggling to inspire and lead effective teams, advance in their careers and or move a team through a significant culture change.

Success Strategies Women and Diversity in today’s global economy

Vanessa shares her story of breaking glass ceilings, overcoming corporate diversity road blocks and what it takes to make it to the top regardless of sex or ethnic background.

The rules of the game weren’t written by and for women, yet successful women are running some of the largest corporations and countries in the world today. What is their secret to success?

Strategic Productivity – The power of TEAM

In today’s world of LEAN management styles, executives need to ensure they keep their eye on Strategic Productivity – being more effective and efficient without jeopardizing the culture and team. It’s more than cutting a budget! A must attend seminar by any organization or leadership team who is struggling with employee turnover, morale issues and corporate inefficiency. Vanessa leads the audience through her eye opening process on how to emphasize best use of a company’s human assets and other resources vs. pushing superhuman effort resulting in burn-out and loss of the company vision.

Win the Career Game

Everyone gets stuck in their career at some point. Young people often enter the business world without all the tools they need to make their careers successful. Knowing how to ask for and find help, how to prioritize, getting and staying organized, adding unique value, developing ‘your go to team’, and developing survival and leadership skills are essential to becoming the kind of leader who gets rewarded and promoted. This talk is for any level including employee resource groups (ERG’s), entry-level, mid level and emerging VP’s or other people who are new to the business world or new industry.

The Power of Change Agents

Change is inevitable be it in your personal life or in your career.  Being able to embrace change and guide others through the process is not only powerful, it’s life changing.  Vanessa brings you through personal and professional examples of how she became an Agent of Change, and learned how to inspire and mentor others.  This keynote will leave attendees excited and empowered to go outside their comfort zones and not only face change, but invite it.