Colette Carlson

Delivering laugh-out-loud programs with solid takeaways, Colette helps leaders and teams change behaviors that impact their relationships, revenue, and results.

How to create effective connections, and leverage them for greater success, is the thread that is woven into every one of her presentations. With a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior, a fascination with communication trends, and extensive experience in the personal development industry for over 20 years, Colette knows the difference between trendy topics and timeless truths when it comes to successful business practices.


Programs with Description


 Up Your Connection Quotient


Every program is customized for each audience. Some of Colette’s most-requested lessons include:

  • Recognize that connection begins within
  • Focus on opening the dialogue, rather than closing the sale
  • Create a sincere selling mindset
  • Align your thoughts, words, and actions to build trust and confidence
  • Boost your sales team's productivity, enthusiasm, and bottom line
  • Embrace change in your ever-changing marketplace
  • The power of ASK


The Connected Leader

A leader must be authentic and exhibit the behaviors conveyed in their message to maintain respect for their authority. Advance your communication style, increase your credibility, earn respect, and gain support by learning how to:

  • Communicate with candor and clarity to guide your team to achieve remarkable results
  • Effectively receive feedback from your team
  • Develop phrases that dissolve conflict and inspire cooperation
  • Engage, persuade, and influence others through strategic storytelling
  • Exhibit integrity and build trust when you walk your talk (especially under pressure!)
  • Become a human highlighter who champions the accomplishments and strengths of every individual on your team



Many Communicate, Few Connect


Connect and communicate on a deeper level to form crucial relationships that drive productivity, engagement, and collaboration by learning how to:

  • Awaken your personal awareness to foster healthy communication
  • Align your thoughts, words, and actions to build trust and increase influence
  • Overcome conflict while maintaining a respectful, human connection
  • Become a human highlighter who champions the accomplishments and strengths of every individual on your team
  • Increase rapport and leave a positive, lasting impression with everyone.




Stress Less: YOU Management vs Time Management


It’s no longer about time management, it’s about YOU management. Get ready to laugh-out loud and walk away ready to make positive, long-lasting change the next day. Customized for every audience and their unique challenges, some of Colette’s most-requested lessons include:

  • Differentiate between time management and YOU management
  • Know when to let go or take control
  • Eliminate unrealistic expectations and energy zappers
  • Beat the stress and temptation of everyday life in healthy ways
  • Build a positive mindset to increase mental toughness



3 Truths Female Leaders Need to Know

The world seeks more women leaders. Colette delivers the latest research and strategies specific to women in leadership, so they can be recognized, respected, and rewarded in their career. Participants will gain a bigger self-awareness and learn the skills necessary to being a credible and confident leader.

  • Deliver positive results for your company or organization by learning how to:
  • Identify and change communication patterns that limit your influence
  • Employ the art of self-promotion to express your success in a manner that gains supporters and censors critics
  • Build a persuasive case to back up your ASK for maximum impact
  • Cultivate connections that count: identify, access, and develop strategic relationships
  • Give and receive feedback so it lands as a gift
  • Increase risk taking and choose to fail forward
  • Strategically say no to grow to the next level
  • Stay resilient through constant change and challenges


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