Speaking Topics

Keynote and Breakout Topics 

Deirdre’s keynotes and trainings teach high-achieving financial advisors, leaders, and salespeople how to bring in business faster and impact more lives through the power of speaking.

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Skyrocket Sales & Make a Bigger Impact thru Crazy Good Speaking™

For Your High-Achieving Advisors, Leaders, & Sales Pros

In this practical and interactive talk your group will:

  • Learn why many high-achievers are not satisfied with the results they get from speaking to groups and what they can do knock it out of the park every time they speak.
  • Discover the mistake almost every speaker makes when they open a presentation. This mistake bores the audience, decreases their conversation rate, and reduces their overall impact.
  • Learn the technique for immediately capturing the attention of any audience. Do this and they’ll stand out from the crowd (giving themselves a competitive edge), immediately engage their audience, and increase their conversion rate audience buy-in.
  • Understand the mindset needed to “own the room” every time they speak.

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How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Set More Appointments in One Hour than Many Advisors Set in One Week

For advisors, experts, and salespeople in massive growth mode looking to leverage their marketing time.

In this interactive talk, your Advisors will:

  • Learn why most Advisors don’t get the results they hope for from their group presentations.
  • Hear the story of one Advisor who consistently gets 85% of her audience to meet with her and is building her brand using workshops and other methods of public speaking.
  • Discover the mistake most Advisors make at the opening of their presentation that bores their audience and decreases the number of appointments they get.
  • Learn the technique for immediately capturing the attention of any audience. Do this and they’ll stand out from the crowd plus increase their conversion rate (not just in presentations but during 30-60 second networking commercials too).

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How to Build Relationships and Win Business thru Storytelling

For Your Advisors, Leaders, & Salespeople at all levels.

In this interactive presentation your group will:

  • Discover why relying on technical expertise alone to win and keep business is no longer enough.
  • Learn the biggest “sales killing” mistake most professionals make and how to avoid it when they speak and meet with clients.
  • Learn how successful professionals are incorporating stories into their group presentations and 1:1 meetings with clients and prospects.
  • Discover the 3 types of business stories every professional should be telling.
  • Experience first-hand the technique for increasing likability, connection, and trust- -in 4 minutes or less.
  • Pick up the step-by-step formula for crafting their own stories. This is a foundational skill every professional needs in their toolkit. When this happens it’s like pouring lighter fluid on their conversations and marketing activities!

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How to pour lighter fluid on your conversations, recruiting, and marketing activities

For Your Leaders

In this presentation your leaders will:

  • Discover the 3 types of business stories every leader should be telling.
  • Learn how successful leaders are incorporating these stories into their group and 1:1 presentations with candidates and clients.
  • Experience first-hand the technique for increasing likability, connection, and trust- -in 4 minutes or less.
  • Pick up the step-by-step formula for crafting their own stories. This is a foundational skill every leader needs in their toolkit. It enables them to overcome skepticism and to connect immediately and authentically with their listeners’ hearts. When this happens it’s like pouring lighter fluid on your conversations, recruiting,  and marketing activities!

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How to Command the Attention of Any Audience

For Your leadership team-2.5 Hour Training

In this interactive presentation your Leaders will:

  • Discover the mistake almost every Leader makes when they open a presentation. This mistake bores the audience, decreases their conversion rate, and reduces their overall impact.
  • Learn the technique for immediately capturing the attention of any audience. Do this and they’ll stand out from the crowd, immediately engage their audience, increase their conversion rate, and own the room.
  • Learn the how to close a presentation for maximum impact- -and it’s not with Q and A.
  • Understand how to avoid one of the biggest presentation killers – -the mismanagement of Q and A.
  • Learn how to handle their audiences’ questions like a pro, maintaining total control of the room.
  • Pick up top tips for dynamically delivering any presentation.

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Fire Your Fear and Grow Your Business!

For Your Advisors, Leaders, and Salespeople at every level

In this engaging and practical presentation, your group will:

  • Discover how fear and self-doubt may be sabotaging success in their business and quality of life.
  • Learn the mindset shift they must make about fear so they can consistently make decisions that move them forward in their business – rather than hold them back.
  • Learn why “feeling comfortable” may be the biggest problem they have in business right now.
  • Pick up a simple yet powerful daily practice that propels them out of their comfort zone and into the “success zone.”

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[testimonial image=”” link=”” position=”Steve Alloy” name=”Advanced Markets Mutual of Omaha” company=”” quote=”Deirdre not only met but far exceeded what we wanted in her training. We had some Advisors who had been $200-300 a month producers who are now doing $4,000-7,000 a month.”]
[testimonial image=”” link=”” position=”Thomas Bauman” Position name=”Audience Member” company=”” quote=”Deirdre was one of the best public speakers I’ve seen in recent memory. She was dynamic and engaging – her approach to discussing the challenges of fear created an atmosphere of humble confidence that brought the rest of the room alive and able to see possibilities instead of barriers.”]
[testimonial image=”” link=”” position=”Jill Dawson” Position name=”American Family Insurance” company=”” quote=”Deirdre is a powerful, passionate and persuasive speaker; her ability to ignite any audience into action is remarkable, which makes her one of the most exciting, relevant and memorable speakers we’ve had to “]
[testimonial image=”” link=”” position=”Eric Guth” Position name=”GM – Mutual of Omaha Financial Advisors” company=”” quote=”Deirdre presented to 75 of our top Financial Advisors at our recent Regional Meeting. She was content excellent and right on the money with her presentations. Deirdre is very personable and creative and I look forward to working with her for many years. She is a great resource to helping our advisors build a professional practice.”]
[testimonial image=”” link=”” position=”Jim Bear” Position name=”Investment Advisor & Owner of You Can Get Hire” company=”” quote=”Deirdre was amazing. Her topic of how to fire fear had the audience mesmerized as she gave her simple but effective message. The feedback was full of hope and encouragement. If you are looking for a speaker to ” WOW ” the audience, look no further….Deirdre is it.”]

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