Addressing burnout in post-COVID healthcare audiences is going to take more than just happy talk.

It’s going to take real horse sense.

In my presentations, I weave together the wisdom and strategies of “horse whispering” with my nursing and leadership experience. This novel approach connects deeply with healthcare audiences.

It gives them powerful new perspectives and tools for recovering from the events of these fraught times.

Most Popular Keynotes

Raiders of the Lost Spark:
Conquering Issues That Dim Success

Manage daily demands, drama, and deadlines in a post-COVID world.
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Difficult People & Sticky Situations:
Welcome to the World of Healthcare

Smart moves for handling people and problems that push your buttons.
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Grace Up, Stress Down:
Maintaining Your Cool in Today’s Demanding Healthcare Environment

How to stay focused, calm, and professional even under the most stressful situations.
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Bringing Horse Sense to Healthcare:
What Horses Can Teach Us About Being More Human

Connie’s craziest, funniest, and most relevant horse anecdotes with lessons that change lives. 

Connie on Stage. Audiences Engaged.

Coming Fall 202l: Watch for my new video with “horse whispering” footage.

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  • Raiders of the Lost Spark:
    Conquering Issues That Dim Success

    Manage daily demands, drama and deadlines in a post-COVID world.

    Connie’s signature presentation brings a memorable, humorous, and practical spin to the current work and life environment. And the impact it has on people who work in healthcare. Connie has a gift for providing essential content with step-by-step tactical teachings to help you breakthrough to “next”—while motivating you with teachable moments you won’t soon forget.

    Key Takeaways
    You will. . .

    • Discover the secrets to reducing stress and busyness while increasing your spark in life.
    • Learn and practice strategies for developing greater flexibility, compassion, and personal strength in the face of uncertainty and change.
    • Be inspired to employ new ways to live with more purpose and meaning.
  • Difficult People & Sticky Situations:
    Welcome to the World of Healthcare

    Smart moves for handling people and problems that push your buttons.

    Dealing with difficult people can feel like a full-time job. It can slow you down, upset your equilibrium, and drain your energy. While there’s no single approach that works with every quirky personality, you can counter some of the most common, troublesome behaviors. Learn proven ways to manage complainers, bullies, grumps, curmudgeons, and more.

    Key Takeaways
    You’ll be able to. . .

    • Apply a powerful approach to resolving conflict
    • Distinguish personal alternatives for handling your most difficult person
    • Describe your personal leadership strengths and formulate a plan for handling difficult people
  • Grace Up, Stress Down:
    Maintaining Your Cool in Today’s
    Demanding Healthcare Environment

    How to stay focused, calm and professional even under the most stressful situations.

    Do you know what stresses you at work and outside of it? Probably more things than ever in these demanding healthcare times. This presentation provides relief by helping you understand the dynamics of stress, identify stress levels, and practice ways to neutralize those stress triggers and get some immediate relief.

    Key Takeaways
    You’ll be able to. . .

    • Evaluate stress levels and examine current physical symptoms of stress
    • Be more proactive by identifying stress-reducing strategies that work for you
    • Practice stress-reducing movements and exercises you can do on the job