People are still “buzzing” about the opening – she was awesome! Here are a few comments I pulled from the feedback: Connie Podesta was an AMAZING speaker. She was engaging, funny, and had so much valid information to present in such a great way on how to engage others in the workplace and in life in general. Kudos to the team for bringing her in. She was one of the best speakers I have heard in YEARS! Well done. Connie was EXCELLENT!!! One of the best speakers I have ever heard and a great topic for work and life. Connie was amazing!! At first, I just thought I was being thoroughly entertained. But at the end, it all came full circle and delivered powerful messages. Amazing woman – I learned a lot from this session and I am so grateful I was able attend! — State Farm
Unique challenges, regulations, compliance and trends have a definite impact on the lives, careers and well-being of today’s insurance professionals. With an extensive and varied health care background, Connie Podesta has a unique understanding of the complexities and challenges your team and organization faces that is not ordinarily found in a motivational speaker. And she is ready to tackle even the toughest issues with strategies for success.
It is rare for the Million Dollar Round Table to invite a speaker back and NEVER two years in a row, but in your case we are glad we made an exception. Great job! – Million Dollar Round Table
THE SHORT VERSION…
Hall of fame Keynote Speaker, award-winning author of 7 books, human resource professional, 25-year licensed therapist, actress, comedienne, former radio/TV personality, and expert in the psychology of human behavior as it relates to sales, leadership, change and personal/professional development.
THE LONG VERSION…
Connie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech, Communications and Business, a Master’s Degree in Human Relations and Counseling and was a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) for more than 25 years. Combine this incredible education with 30 years of working with leading organizations throughout the world and you see why Connie is constantly Choice #1. Her education, experience, street smarts, personality and top notch credentials are guaranteed to help organizations learn how to achieve exciting, measurable RESULTS.
President and founder of Connie Podesta Presents, LLC for 25 years, Connie helps visionary organizations defy conventional thinking and challenge the status quo so they can re-think “business as usual.” Connie attracts clients who want to: Increase revenue and sales. Rev up performance. Attract new customers. Lead more effectively. Stay healthy. And enjoy life more.
Connie’s first-hand experience in Human Resources, Human Relations, Staff Development, Employee Assistance and Training Coordinator have given her a leading edge when it comes to taking organizations to an even higher level of success.
An expert in the psychology of human behavior as it relates to sales, leadership, change and relationships, Connie is the go-to person when it comes to digging deep into what makes people do what they do and say what they say. Her intuitive understanding of people empowers audiences to be able to ACT, rather than react to even the most difficult of people and situations.
Connie’s background in comedy, theater, radio and TV have created a fiery personality, comedic wit and an unforgettable delivery style that brings so much more to her on-stage performance than the “typical” presentation. Combined with her on-target content, Connie is a rare blend of substance and style.
Connie’s impressive client list includes more than 1,000 organizations in almost every industry. Fortune 500 companies, as well as small businesses and associations. C-suite through support staff. Every person feels she is talking just to them.
Connie is experienced in the wide spectrum. Let’s face it—every organization has their highs and lows. Connie has been asked to lend her expertise to companies going through upheaval, reorganization, change, downsizing, and mergers/acquisitions as well as businesses at the very top of their game, yet still want to stay competitive and reach even higher. Whatever position you are in, or special attention your team needs, you’ll know, even before she gets on stage, that you and your organization are in good hands.