Attract Advocates and Allies

How to Lead So Others Will Follow – Tip 4  by Jean Gatz, Motivational Keynote Speaker Smart leaders know they can’t do the job alone, so they make sure to surround themselves with great people. They realize that in order to...

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What’s YOUR Story?

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Did you really give your sister a kidney or did you just make up that story to add punch to your keynote?" Whenever I get that question my answer has two parts. "Yes, I did...

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How to Keep Your Balance in an Unbalanced World

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Remember learning to ride your bike without the training wheels? You were so proud of yourself and didn’t realize you were losing your balance… until it was too late. Hopefully, all you did was...

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Advocates & Allies…

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz To STAND OUT from the crowd you must surround yourself with great people. Do you have people in your life who will be honest with you, support you, go to bat for you and...

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Encouragers vs. Rain Cloud People

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Heard any discouraging comments at work lately? How about at home? Sure makes it harder to do your job and live your life, doesn’t it? Discouragers are everywhere. I call them Rain Cloud People...

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Favorite “Teachers” in the Classroom of LIFE

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz You’ve got 30 seconds. Name your favorite teacher. Ready? Go! No matter how old you are, where you live or what you do, you’ve probably been part of at least one conversation when people start...

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Ziplining Through Challenging Times

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Remember when work used to be FUN? These days? Uh… not so much. Trying to survive change in today’s workplace reminds me of my first ziplining experience. It was anything but fun! Suspended 300...

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Planning for the Unexpected Makes Sense

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Have you ever had a day that didn’t go quite as planned? You created this perfect scenario in your mind, but the reality that unfolded didn’t even come close. My (very short) career as...

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Are You “Invisible” at Work?

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz “Management doesn’t see me as a valuable  team player. What can I do to change that?” This is the #1 question after my keynotes and workshops on “10 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd.”...

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Pick a Lane to Stand Out from the Crowd

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz “Change is a huge problem in our company. My head is spinning! How can I keep up when it’s happening every day?” That’s just one of many questions asked during my keynotes and workshops based...

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