COLETTE CARLSON, MA, CSP, CPAE
Human Behavior Expert and Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker
Colette Carlson
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
KEYNOTE FEE:

$10,001 - $15,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
TRAVELS FROM:

California
VIRTUAL VIDEOS

"Colette's infectious spirit, passion for her subject, and humorous delivery engaged the audience which is why we would highly recommend her as a speaker for your next event!"

Senior Vice President

"After two days of education focused on improving patient safety and health care quality, Colette's closing keynote brought an element of positive inspiration and humor to a crowd of 500 health care executives! The post event evaluation identified her as the most highly rated speaker, and it was no surprise given her ability to tailor the content to meet the needs of our audience."

Program Manager

"Colette's engaging style and creative virtual presentation made our event a great success! The post-event survey identified her as the most highly-rated session, and rated her as the "highlight" of the entire two-day Learning and Development program!"

"All 10's! "Colette was so thorough in her research on our group. We've never had a speaker customize so well to our audience, and it was much appreciated. She was a joy to work with!"

ABOUT COLETTE CARLSON

Colette Carlson, founder of Speak Your Truth, Inc., is a human behavior expert and keynote speaker who inspires individuals to connect and communicate in real and relevant ways. How to create effective connections, and leverage them for greater success, is the thread woven into every one of Colette’s presentations.

With a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior, a fascination with communication trends, and extensive experience in the personal development industry for over 20 years, Colette knows the difference between trendy topics and timeless truths when it comes to successful business practices.

Colette is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation held by fewer than 10% of the members belonging to the International Federation for Professional Speakers. In 2017, Colette was inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall Fame®, a lifetime award that honors professional speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence.

Her articles have been featured in Success, Business Management Daily, and Working Mother magazines. Clients include Boeing, Microsoft, Cisco, Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Shell, Great Clips, Davidson Hotels, the United States Government. Laugh out loud while you learn how to form and sustain connections that drive
productivity, engagement and collaboration.

COLETTE CARLSON PROGRAMS & TOPICS

The New Rules of Virtual Connection - VIRTUAL ONLY

The common denominators of the most successful people are the ability to effectively communicate and connect, regardless of the situation or audience. In today’s competitive world filled with a global workforce, virtual meetings, numerous communication challenges, and daily digital distractions, getting your message heard
has never been more challenging. Clear, concise communication is no longer enough to get results: connection must be part of the equation. In this virtual presentation, designed for leaders and teams working remotely, Colette provides specific techniques to connect and communicate on a deeper level to form crucial relationships that drive productivity, engagement, and collaboration.

Take Control or Let It Go - VIRTUAL ONLY

Quarantines, travel restrictions, remote work (with children underfoot), isolation, and financial loss all contribute to a feeling of lack of control. This overwhelming sense can increase stress, worry, and anxiety because you feel you don’t have the proper resources to handle what’s in front of you. In this virtual presentation, designed for leaders and teams working remotely, Colette provides strategies to eliminate pressure and panic by learning how to take control or let things go.

The Connected Leader

Successful, effective leaders recognize the need to authentically connect on a human level, whether virtually or in-person, to create influence and impact. Connected leaders model courageous behaviors that create a culture of clarity, transparency, inclusion, and accountability, even in the most challenging times. In this engaging, uplifting, and research-based program, attendees will master their ability to communicate and connect on deeper levels, creating an environment where people thrive.

In a digitally-distracted, constantly-changing world, become a Connected Leader to:

  • Drive positive change through intentional and impactful communication, thoughtful questions, and empathetic listening
  • Earn trust, respect, and loyalty from your teams and colleagues
  • Learn specific communication techniques that will inspire action and cooperation, address conflict, and extract more value and productivity from your teams
  • Seek and encourage healthy feedback
  • Create a culture of open communication where people connect, grow, and flourish

Sincere Selling: Stop Transacting, Start Connecting

In order to make a sale and earn a customer, you must first make a connection. In today’s virtual selling environment with shorter meetings and distracted customers, the ability to quickly connect and captivate is paramount. In this engaging, research-based program, learn how to adopt a sincere selling mindset to cultivate authentic relationships that lead to increased sales, repeat customers, and powerful referrals. As a former national sales trainer, who cut her teeth in straight commission sales, Colette will show you how to up your personal connection quotient to maximize relationships, revenue, and results by learning how to:

  • Awaken your awareness to maximize your emotional connection
  • Ask deeper, richer questions to identify customer pain points
  • Listen empathetically to create a collaborative environment conducive to problem-solving
  • Align your thoughts, words, and actions to build trust
  • Demonstrate value and gain emotional buy-in through effective storytelling

Many Communicate, Few Connect

The common denominators of the most successful people are the ability to effectively communicate and connect, regardless of the situation, location, or audience. In a competitive world filled with a global workforce, numerous communication challenges, and daily digital distractions, getting your message heard has never been more challenging. Clear, concise communication is no longer enough to get results: connection must be part of the equation.

Amplify your impact and form crucial relationships that drive productivity, engagement, and collaboration by learning how to:

  • Up your emotional quotient to increase your credibility and gain support
  • Foster healthy communication through focused, dedicated behaviors
  • Align your thoughts, words, and actions to build trust and increase influence
  • Communicate with candor and clarity while maintaining a respectful, human connection
  • Become a human highlighter who champions the accomplishments and strengths of every individual on your team

YOU Management: Strategies to Avoid Burnout, Boost Resilience, and Accelerate Success

Regardless of your title and role, people experience everyday stressors while they are expected to stay agile through constant change. In today’s world, people are required to exceed expectations and produce more in less time with fewer resources, all while staying positive and engaged with colleagues and customers. New challenges have collapsed the boundaries between work and home, leaving people juggling opposing demands for time, energy, and attention. It’s no surprise, even with the best of intentions, leaders and teams feel stressed out, disconnected, and emotionally exhausted. Enough! It’s time for You Management! Join Colette in this laugh-out-loud program as she shares practical, yet powerful, science-based strategies to remain resilient and accelerate your success during the most challenging of circumstances by learning how to:

  • Minimize worry, stress, and angst by knowing when to let go or take control
  • Manage devices, distractions, and demands to stay focused, present, and productive
  • Lean in to change by mastering your mindset to increase mental toughness
  • Build in daily self-care strategies to avoid burnout and create more joy
  • Maximize health and wellness through the power of connection

Truths Female Leaders Need to Know to Get Connected, Get Heard, and Get Ahead!

When women show up, stand up, and speak out, positive change happens. In this engaging, uplifting, and research-based program, specific to women in leadership, participants gain the strategies and skills necessary to become authentic, credible, and confident leaders. Be recognized, respected, and rewarded in your career by learning how to:

  • Cultivate connections that count
  • Identify, access, and develop strategic relationships
  • Express your success to advocate for yourself and others
  • Conquer self-imposed limits to take risks and accelerate growth
  • Break through barriers by mastering the power of the ASK
  • Stay resilient through constant change and challenges

Request Availability for Colette Carlson

COLETTE CARLSON, MA, CSP, CPAE
Human Behavior Expert and Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker
Colette Carlson
TRAVELS FROM:

California
KEYNOTE FEE:

$10,001 - $15,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
VIRTUAL VIDEOS
"Colette's infectious spirit, passion for her subject, and humorous delivery engaged the audience which is why we would highly recommend her as a speaker for your next event!"
Senior Vice President

Costco Wholesale

"After two days of education focused on improving patient safety and health care quality, Colette's closing keynote brought an element of positive inspiration and humor to a crowd of 500 health care executives! The post event evaluation identified her as the most highly rated speaker, and it was no surprise given her ability to tailor the content to meet the needs of our audience."
Program Manager

Texas Hospital Association Foundation

"Colette's engaging style and creative virtual presentation made our event a great success! The post-event survey identified her as the most highly-rated session, and rated her as the "highlight" of the entire two-day Learning and Development program!"

Microsoft

"All 10's! "Colette was so thorough in her research on our group. We've never had a speaker customize so well to our audience, and it was much appreciated. She was a joy to work with!"

ATI Nursing Education

ABOUT COLETTE CARLSON

Colette Carlson, founder of Speak Your Truth, Inc., is a human behavior expert and keynote speaker who inspires individuals to connect and communicate in real and relevant ways. How to create effective connections, and leverage them for greater success, is the thread woven into every one of Colette’s presentations.

With a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior, a fascination with communication trends, and extensive experience in the personal development industry for over 20 years, Colette knows the difference between trendy topics and timeless truths when it comes to successful business practices.

Colette is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation held by fewer than 10% of the members belonging to the International Federation for Professional Speakers. In 2017, Colette was inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall Fame®, a lifetime award that honors professional speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence.

Her articles have been featured in Success, Business Management Daily, and Working Mother magazines. Clients include Boeing, Microsoft, Cisco, Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Shell, Great Clips, Davidson Hotels, the United States Government. Laugh out loud while you learn how to form and sustain connections that drive
productivity, engagement and collaboration.

COLETTE CARLSON PROGRAMS & TOPICS
The New Rules of Virtual Connection - VIRTUAL ONLY

The common denominators of the most successful people are the ability to effectively communicate and connect, regardless of the situation or audience. In today’s competitive world filled with a global workforce, virtual meetings, numerous communication challenges, and daily digital distractions, getting your message heard
has never been more challenging. Clear, concise communication is no longer enough to get results: connection must be part of the equation. In this virtual presentation, designed for leaders and teams working remotely, Colette provides specific techniques to connect and communicate on a deeper level to form crucial relationships that drive productivity, engagement, and collaboration.

Take Control or Let It Go - VIRTUAL ONLY

Quarantines, travel restrictions, remote work (with children underfoot), isolation, and financial loss all contribute to a feeling of lack of control. This overwhelming sense can increase stress, worry, and anxiety because you feel you don’t have the proper resources to handle what’s in front of you. In this virtual presentation, designed for leaders and teams working remotely, Colette provides strategies to eliminate pressure and panic by learning how to take control or let things go.

The Connected Leader
Successful, effective leaders recognize the need to authentically connect on a human level, whether virtually or in-person, to create influence and impact. Connected leaders model courageous behaviors that create a culture of clarity, transparency, inclusion, and accountability, even in the most challenging times. In this engaging, uplifting, and research-based program, attendees will master their ability to communicate and connect on deeper levels, creating an environment where people thrive.
Sincere Selling: Stop Transacting, Start Connecting
In order to make a sale and earn a customer, you must first make a connection. In today’s virtual selling environment with shorter meetings and distracted customers, the ability to quickly connect and captivate is paramount. In this engaging, research-based program, learn how to adopt a sincere selling mindset to cultivate authentic relationships that lead to increased sales, repeat customers, and powerful referrals. As a former national sales trainer, who cut her teeth in straight commission sales, Colette will show you how to up your personal connection quotient to maximize relationships, revenue, and results.
Many Communicate, Few Connect
The common denominators of the most successful people are the ability to effectively communicate and connect, regardless of the situation, location, or audience. In a competitive world filled with a global workforce, numerous communication challenges, and daily digital distractions, getting your message heard has never been more challenging. Clear, concise communication is no longer enough to get results: connection must be part of the equation.
YOU Management: Strategies to Avoid Burnout, Boost Resilience, and Accelerate Success
Regardless of your title and role, people experience everyday stressors while they are expected to stay agile through constant change. In today's world, people are required to exceed expectations and produce more in less time with fewer resources, all while staying positive and engaged with colleagues and customers. New challenges have collapsed the boundaries between work and home, leaving people juggling opposing demands for time, energy, and attention. It's no surprise, even with the best of intentions, leaders and teams feel stressed out, disconnected, and emotionally exhausted. Enough! It's time for You Management! Join Colette in this laugh-out-loud program as she shares practical, yet powerful, science-based strategies to remain resilient and accelerate your success during the most challenging of circumstances.
Truths Female Leaders Need to Know to Get Connected, Get Heard, and Get Ahead!

When women show up, stand up, and speak out, positive change happens. In this engaging, uplifting, and research-based program, specific to women in leadership, participants gain the strategies and skills necessary to become authentic, credible, and confident leaders. Be recognized, respected, and rewarded in your career by learning how to cultivate connections that count and identify, access, and develop strategic relationships.

Request Availability for Colette Carlson