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Dr. Jackie Freiberg  

Corporate Culture & Leadership Strategist, Best-Selling Author of "Do Something Now"

Dr. Jackie Freiberg is dedicated to helping leaders create BEST places where the BEST people can do their BEST work to make the world BETTER. According to a national survey, Freiberg is recognized as one of the “Top 30 Best Minds on Leadership” and is one of the most sought-after female business speakers in the nation.

The Challenge: The world has changed! Work and Life are blurred and blended, virtual, on site and hybrid. We’re all in search of new ways to stay courageous, engaged, connected and productive in a changed world. Learning how to lead and navigate in the midst of ongoing uncertainty is critical to the survival and success of your businesses.

Solution: Now is the time to double down on up-skilling, growing leadership and driving high performance, whether you do it virtually or in person. For over 30 years, Freiberg has been helping people become more courageous leaders who accelerate performance & advance innovation, embrace uncertainty and drive change.

When you book Freiberg, your speech will be tailor-made. She will work closely with you to thread your objectives into her message and co-create a keynote that has ROI and lasting impact.

Takeaways: In-person and virtual seminars and workshops give people the courage, reassurance and skills they need to nimbly adapt to changing conditions, to model and build resilience and to rise strong together.

In addition to speaking, Freiberg is an international bestselling author, business owner, entrepreneur, and a leadership and culture consultant to various executive teams nationwide. She teaches graduate classes part-time at the University of San Diego, School of Leadership & Education Sciences and she also writes and speaks on the SheEconomy, a $20 Trillion female strength to know. Freiberg is a Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator, trained directly under Brené Brown.

Her books include the international bestseller, "NUTS!" Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success, its sequel "GUTS!, BOOM!" (7-timeless choices for inspiring leadership and accountability), "NANOVATION" (a how-to on innovation), "DO SOMETHING NOW" and "Be a PERSON OF IMPACT," (two quick reads that will change your organization and your life), "CAUSE!" A Business Strategy for Standing Out In A Sea of Sameness, "BOCHY BALL!," an account of 3-time World Series Champion Bruce Bochy’s wins and losses in baseball, business, and life. And most recently, "LIFE BY DESIGN, Not By Default."

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Crisis always precedes changes. And our ability to rise strong in the midst of change and crisis has everything to do with Resilience. The Freibergs offer five strategies for building resilience to meet challenges head-on with courage, creativity and innovation. As a teaser, here is an article on resilience to share with clients.


Doing brave work requires courageous leadership. An organization's success will be determined by its ability to adapt courageously and quickly. The good news is, courage is a trainable skill. In this keynote, the Freibergs offer 4 skills for building courage and doing brave work. As a teaser, Leading With Courage Through Crisis is an article for you to share with clients.

Bochy Ball! The Chemistry of Winning and Losing in Baseball,Business, and Life.

Business leaders can draw from the insights and apply the wisdom that turned the failing San Francisco Giant's franchise into a $2B force, with 3 World Championship titles in 5 years. You do NOT have to be a baseball fan or sports addict to learn from Bochy Ball. You do have to be a person who wants to borrow from what great leadership looks like in the best and worst of times! How does that translate to today's business leaders? The Giant's success is based upon clubhouse culture, team chemistry, and a championship mindset, all things every business can gain from. Top CEO's understand that an intentional approach to company culture and a willingness to nurture a "champion's mindset" in each of their employees is vital to their organization's success. Whether you want to...

?Reinforce a Major Initiative

?Stretch People's Thinking

?Build More Team Chemistry

?Establish a Business Case for Change

?Coach People to Perform at their Very Best, or

?Inspire a Higher Level of Leadership

Grow ROI: Through Purpose and Profit

Audience Takeaways:Forward thinking insights and strategies for what it takes to attract and keep great talent and earn loyal customers. In this Keynote, Jackie shares trends and data that prove the future belongs to businesses that are profitable AND improving society (businesses that are mission and cause driven). Don’t Pitch, Enrich - A formula for attracting and gaining loyal employees and customers advocates for life. People will work for a CAUSE - A corporate WHY might be your silver bullet. Customers will buy for a CAUSE - Social impact and giving back... priceless!

Change: Do Something Now

Audience Takeaways: Change is a constant, and leading and owning change is a requirement for ongoing success. This presentation offers strategies for driving, owning, and being the change you want to see in your organization or industry. Jackie challenges everyone to stop moaning and start doing. See it! Notice what is holding you back, routine, white noise, frivolous distractions. Enable it! Ideate solutions and what ifideas to life. Do it! Be the change, reach across functional boundaries, collaborate andengage others to drive positive change.

Innovation: It’s Everyone’s Job

Audience Takeaways: Proven strategies for creating a culture where teams of intrapreneurs dare to try. Jackie demystifies innovation and shows people at all levels how to own and accelerate innovation. NOTICEand look beyond the blur of work-as-usual to discover the opportunities before you. LEAD others to question the unquestionable, get comfortable being uncomfortable, and challenge limitations. DISRUPT the status quo, collaborate to find new and innovative solutions, change the things that don’t seem right.

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Leadership: Drives Engagement and Culture

Audience Takeaways: Timeless leadership strategies for turning an average culture, average performance and average results into exceptional. Leaders will be challenged to see themselves as stewards of engagement, culture and people’s potential. How? MODEL - If you want to improve the organization, first improve yourself, then through your example draw the best out of others. SERVE - Show up to who and what matters. ENABLE everyone... Pave the way for ownership and input, ask, listen, mentor and redirect when needed.

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