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Kristel Bauer      

Corporate Wellness Expert, TEDx Speaker, Host of Top 1% Podcast "Live Greatly”, Forbes 2021 Top 10 Influencer & Contributing Writer for Entrepreneur

Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert and TEDx speaker with a mission of supporting companies and Individuals on their journeys for more happiness, success & well-being. With Bauer's unique background in Integrative Psychiatry, business and media, she provides invaluable insights and strategies to empower, inspire and motivate companies, leadership and sales teams as well as other groups and organizations.

Bauer shares key insights into high power habits, leadership development, mental well-being, peak performance, resilience, success & a modern approach to work/life balance. Using a blend of authenticity, Psychology & Science, Bauer provides insights to excel in sales and thrive as a team leader. Bauer's messaging supports company profitability while promoting vibrant company cultures with healthier and happier employees

Bauer is the creator and host of her global top 1% self-improvement podcast, Live Greatly, where she talks with the top minds about business, happiness, mindset, success and wellness. Bauer is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur and she is an influencer in the business and wellness space having been recognized as a Top 10 Social Media Influencer of 2021 in Forbes. As an Integrative Medicine Fellow & Physician Assistant having practiced clinically in Integrative Psychiatry, Bauer has a unique perspective into optimizing well-being and achieving success.

Some companies and universities that have booked Bauer to speak include Bank of America, General Mills, Northwestern University, Quest Mindshare, Commercial Metals Company, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, NAWBO & Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Bauer has been featured in Forbes, Forest & Bluff Magazine & Podcast Magazine and she has contributed to Real Leaders Magazine. She has been live on ABC 7 Chicago, WGN Daytime Chicago & Ticker News.

Speech Topics

Find Your Imperfect Happy

In the relentless pursuit of business excellence, it's easy to overlook the crucial role happiness plays in organizational success. But let's not dismiss it as mere sentimentality; happiness directly impacts the bottom line.

Research demonstrates that happier leaders cultivate more engaged and productive teams. Happier employees aren't just more satisfied—they're more efficient, innovative, and resilient in the face of challenges. But how can employees lean into happiness in their everyday work and life, even when things aren't going as they had hoped?

This isn't about feel-good initiatives; it's about strategic investment in your company's most valuable asset: its people. Kristel's keynote offers actionable strategies rooted in empirical evidence to elevate employee happiness and, by extension, organizational performance.

Prioritizing happiness isn't just a nicety—it's a strategic imperative. It's time to leverage the power of happiness to drive profitability, retention, and a culture of excellence within your organization. Book Kristel today and position your company for sustained success in an ever-evolving business landscape.

Leadership Development: Embracing a Success Mindset as a Team Leader

As a team leader you are setting the example for your group as well as directly impacting your company’s success and profitability. You need to be able to effectively navigate stress, pressure and decision making as well as be on the top of your game when it comes to communication and team building. In this keynote Kristel will share strategies to help leaders get into a mindset for success, tips to improve emotional intelligence & empathy, ways to create a strong sense of community, connection and well-being as well as invaluable insights to create a vibrant, successful and profitable company culture.

Reduce Stress & Thrive Personally and Professionally With Work/Life Integration

Get into an empowering growth mindset and learn how to thrive personally and professionally whether working remotely or in the office. In this keynote your group will discover powerful and effective tools to manage stress, boost happiness and support optimal performance. Discover the common blocks interfering with happiness and success in work/life and learn actionable strategies that can have an immediate positive impact. Learn the importance of micro self-care breaks, how to create high power habits, keys to setting healthy boundaries & more. This keynote will help you and your group move in the direction of success, happiness and fulfillment in your personal and professional life.

3 Pillars of Happiness and Success at Work and Beyond

In this Keynote, Kristel shares invaluable insights from her experience in integrative psychiatry, business and media to put your company and team ahead of the curve. Your group will discover 3 key pillars that support optimal mental health, happiness and success in the workplace and in life. Utilizing a blend of psychology, authenticity and science, Kristel will share invaluable insights to get off autopilot to more effectively navigate thoughts, feelings, habitual responses and actions. You and your team will walk away with strategies to utilize your unique strengths, boost confidence, get into an empowering mindset, successfully build connection, effectively communicate and more.

Reframing Your Internal Story for More Happiness & Fulfillment at Work & In Life

We all have experienced that inner critic holding us back. That voice telling us that we aren't good enough, that we will fail, that we should give up. This limiting self talk has the potential to keep you from achieving your goals and it can hold you back from attaining success in your career and in your life. It also can limit company success, sales and profitability as well as negatively impact company culture. This keynote will help you build awareness about your internal dialogue and self-talk, identifying where it is holding you back. You will then discover tools to build a growth mindset so that your internal voice can become an ally helping you move in the direction of happiness, success, personal development and fulfillment.

How to Increase Emotional Intelligence & Empathy For Optimal Communication, Connection & Leadership

Emotional Intelligence and empathy are keys for having happy employees, customers and teams that feel valued. They are necessary skills for optimizing communication and having successful leadership and management teams with optimal problem solving and success. Research has shown that organizations promoting emotional intelligence have higher employee engagement & productivity. This translates to a positive correlation between emotional intelligence & sales revenue and customer loyalty, resulting in increased profitability. In this Keynote Kristel will share tangible ways to improve you and your team’s emotional intelligence & empathy to create a strong sense of community, connection and well-being within your company culture.

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  • Self-Care
  • Stress Management
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Mental Wellness
  • Mindset
  • Lifestyle
  • Work/Life Integration
  • Women Empowerment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Empathy

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Q&A with Kristel Bauer
Exclusive Trusted Magazine Q&A with Kristel Bauer, TEDx Speaker and Keynote Speaker on Leadership.
Beating Burnout: Kristel Bauer On The 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout
Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert, popular keynote and TEDx speaker, and the host of top-rated podcast, “Live Greatly,” a show frequently ranked in the top 1% for self-improvement.
5 Key Stress Management Tips Every Leader and CEO Should be Using
Being an executive and leader is a wonderful opportunity to have a powerful impact and by incorporating these 5 things into your everyday work and life, you will be setting yourself up for optimal health, happiness, and success.
Actionable Tips For Better Mental Health
'Live Greatly' Podcast Host Kristel Bauer gives actionable tips for better mental health.

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