Meet Kathleen

Review this list of Frequently Asked Questions...

Why should we choose you to speak for our group?
Meeting professionals like to work with me because Iím professional, upbeat, fun, and flexible. Iím dependable and I have outstanding evaluations. I customize all of my keynotes and presentations. I use humor and stories to engage my audiences. My leadership experience and continuing hands-on clinical practice keeps me relevant and influential for healthcare professionals.
What makes you different from other motivational speakers?
Due to my background in leadership and continuing clinical practice, I form an immediate connection to the audience. Evaluations describe me as authentic and inspirational. Plus, I deliver content that attendees can immediately apply in their personal and professional lives. I also make time to connect with audience members before and after my keynotes. Most importantly, audiences say that I set an upbeat tone for the conference with my energetic and inspiring presentations.
What kinds of organizations do you work with?
I provide keynotes and general session programs†for a variety of organizations including national associations, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, colleges and universities, and finance companies. Any group looking for a high-energy speaker to inspire their audience is perfect. If they want their audience to engage and have fun, that is even better!
What is the CSP behind your name?
CSP stands for Certified Speaking Professional. It is the highest earned designation in the speaking industry. It is earned by documenting many years of income, demonstrating a large number of clients, providing excellent client evaluations, meeting industry standards of excellence, and achieving peer review standards. It assures you that you are hiring a speaking professional. For more information, please see the National Speakers Association.
What topics do you speak about?

My major topics address the challenges of leadership, professional etiquette, and life balance.

My most frequently requested presentations are:

  • Momentum Leadership: Energizing Your Career with Purpose, Protocol & Passion
  • Reinvesting In Your Potential: A Game Plan for Life and Work
  • Generating Momentum to Reach Personal & Professional Goals
  • Celebrating the Pride, Power & Passion of Nursing
  • Balancing Your Life in the Midst of Chaos & Change
  • Life Balance for Nurses Ė - Are You Crazy? Thereís Hope!
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Professional Etiquette
  • Presenting with Power & Pizzazz
  • Bread, Butter, and Beyond: Tips for Dining Etiquette
  • Leveling the Playing Field: The Etiquette Advantage for Nursing
  • How long are your presentations?
    Most of my keynote presentations are about 45-60 minutes. However, I also do 2-hour, 4-hour, and 7-hour programs.
    May I use some of your website resource materials in my employee newsletter?
    Yes. You can use any of this material at no charge as long as you clearly indicate that I am the author and provide as the source.
    Can you provide references?
    Yes, I have excellent testimonials and letters of reference. I can send a speaker packet.
    Do you provide learning guides or handouts?
    Yes, a learning guide is custom-designed to meet the needs of your audience. I will send these as a PDF file well ahead of the program.
    Can you provide a photo for our brochure?
    Yes, I can email a photo or you can download one from this website.
    What are your AV and set-up requirements?

    • LCD Project
    • Computer with remote for PowerPoint
    • Wireless lapel microphone
    • 8-foot screen
    • Six to eight foot table
    Can you provide a brief bio and an introduction?
    Yes, I will email an introduction printed in large font for easy reading. I will also bring a copy to the event.
    What is needed to get you to speak to our organization?

    Please email or call me to select a date.

    To finalize an agreement:

    1. Sign the program agreement
    2. Provide a 50% deposit on speaking fee to confirm the date.

    The remainder of the speaking fee is to be paid the day of the event.

    How about your travel expenses?
    All expenses for regular airfare, ground transportation, lodging, meals, etc are to be paid or reimbursed by the client.
    Wasn't your hometown of Williamsport, PA the location of a recent movie?
    Yes.† Williamsport, PA is the home of the Little League World Series.† The movie, "Mickey" was about this series and part of it was filmed in Williamsport. My friends refer to me as "A Big League Speaker from a Little League Town."
    How can I get more information about your programs?

    Please email or call me at 570-326-3215.


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