Do you need your people to make a tangible shift? A shift in direction, strategy, attitude, behaviour and performance? These are the cornerstones of Lisa Mc Innes-Smith's work. Lisa helps audience to increase focus and lift performance and transition to the next level of their ability. Her own ability to communicate with clarity her relevant content has helped facilitate change within individuals, teams and organisations.
In conjunction with her impressive platform of content Lisa has been awarded the highest designation possible in the speaking world. She is the first person outside of the USA to ever be inducted into the International Speaker Hall of fame. After speaking in more than 22 countries to over 1 Million people Lisa hasn't lost her passion for sharing her knowledge and giving it application to audiences. Growing up in a family of high achievers Lisa's career path took her into the world of Sports Psychology. It was her work in this area that led her to the corporate stage to share her understanding of what behaviours seperate achievers from the rest.
Lisa can present to any level of audience from the front line to the highest level of leadership. She is also able to tap into the appropriate level of energy and skill to deliver the right message for your people. Both on and off stage Lisa is a partner who collaborates with ease and as a keynote specialist can customise presentations for audiences of any size. When on stage Lisa is masterful at reading peoples energy and engaging them as willing participants on the journey they are about to take. Her warm on stage style is combined with well researched material that has practical relevance. This is one of the reasons why Lisa is invited back time and time again by clients. Importantly Lisa's presentations and workshop material introduce audiences to concepts that have practical application. Not only giving people a call to action, but showing them how they can move into action.
As a consummate speaking professional Lisa has a depth of experience that is evident in every aspect of her work. She can add impact to any part of your programme but clients often comment that having Lisa open their event truly sets the scene. She has an incredible ability to expand the mindset of individuals and increase their receptiveness to the content that follows. She is by no means a 'fly in, fly out' type of speaker. If it is of value to you Lisa can attend other parts of your conference. People may like the opportunity to speak with Lisa post presentation or as an event organiser you may like her to attend earlier sessions to help give further context for her presentation. It is also good to know as an event organiser Lisa will never promise what she can't deliver. Why not benefit from her years of experience speak directly with Lisa about your requirements first? Talk to your Ovations consultant who can arrange this for you.
Lisa tailors every presentation according to your specific event brief. Popular themes include engagement, performance, change, focus, communication, service, team and self leadership. Example of requested keynotes are:
The Art of Stepping Up
Growth and development in business often comes with challenge. This includes pressure to improve productivity, empower key teams and encourage every individual to become more effective with less direct management. What does that take? It takes individuals that are self-motivated, have a huge desire to perform and a strong belief in their own capability. Lisa McInnes Smith inspires people to move beyond their current capacity to a place without limits. She brings fresh insight into the simple steps people can take to 'Step Up' within their work and lives. Lisa's dynamic presentation will teach your people how to:
Succeed through knowing what you want and embracing what you have.
Build a sense of adventure and excitement about what is ahead.
Develop focus as the key to peak performance.
Choose to participate, not procrastinate.
Use words that create a better future.
Lead, Follow or Get Out of The Way
Leadership exists at all levels of life - government, business, family and community. There is no perfect model for great leadership and leaders are not "born". The best leaders are self aware, clear in purpose, courageous and decisive - all attributes of an individual's spirit, and all learnable. Leadership is a lifestyle - a way of living, a way of bringing out the best in those around you. This session with Lisa McInnes-Smith is about the heart of Leadership, and you will learn that Leadership is also a choice. Key points include:
The significance of who you follow, and who follows you.
The power of decision making.
The four most important Leadership qualities and how to develop them.
The power of choosing your peer group.
Five attributes that will make you worth following.
The power of a Leader's words.
Building Teams That Stick the Course
Long term significant achievement cannot happen until a team of people unite to take on a challenge. In a fun-charged and practical atmosphere Lisa will demonstrate how your team members can inspire others and deliver long-term positive outcomes. Enabling individuals to become better team players (and potential leaders) by discarding negative habits and building on their strengths. Lisa will also show your people how to multiply their own effectiveness by helping to release the talents of those around them. Personal and team growth will increase exponentially as they apply Lisa's steps to:
Build a culture of care, cooperation and excellence.
Become a purveyor of hope and high expectations.
Encourage effort, innovation and creativity.
Bring clarity to the corporate vision and team purpose.
Create an environment where people like to work hard and exceed expectations.
The Women's Room
"The health and well-being of women determines the health and strength of a nation". Lisa is a woman on a mission to help others build significant careers, successful families and loving relationships. Her fun-loving style and sense of humour connects her with people from all walks of life, encouraging others to find purpose and passion in their everyday lives. This session is perfect for empowering an audience of all female participants or partners to begin:
Affirming, connecting, and building belief.
Restoring confidence-and sanity!
Deconstructing roadblocks and Tearing down shame.
Imparting hope and practical life skills.