Don’t Make Me Have to Stop This Car!

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz The start of summer vacation always reminds me of our annual pilgrimage to Virginia for our family reunion. The drive from Louisiana in our trusty station wagon was long and hot. Excited to see...

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Why Isn’t Anybody Listening?

by Motivational Speaker Jean Gatz “I give up! Why should I bother to share ideas about how our company can improve our products and services, be more successful, and increase profits? Nobody ever listens anyway.” I hear some variation of this...

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Don’t Forget to Breathe!

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Staying calm while dealing with change in your workplace is a lot like snorkeling for the first time. It can be unsettling and even scary. My mother always told me that if I put...

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Won Any Arguments with a Three-Year-Old Lately?

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz With stress levels of customers, coworkers and colleagues constantly on the rise during these challenging times audience members often ask me, “How do I handle the angry people in my life?” As grown-ups we...

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Business As Usual Is Over™

by Motivational Keynote Speaker In a world where change happens at the click of a mouse, one thing is certain: You can't keep doing what you've been doing. The game has changed and the rules are different. To be successful,...

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Difficult People Are Like Squirrels in the Attic

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Our troubles began one morning with the pitter-patter of little feet in our attic. This worried me because, as far as we knew, no one was living in our attic at the time. We...

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Change Is Here. Get Ready for a Bumpy Ride!

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz As we began our descent into Jackson Hole, strong winds rocked the plane. Clutching my arm in a death grip my seatmate whispered in a panic-stricken voice, “We’re all going to die!” Although I...

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Who Has Time to Communicate Any More?!?

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz That’s the question I was asked at a recent workshop by a group of frustrated healthcare managers. I’m sure you can relate. You’re pulled in a dozen different directions in the course of the...

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