Management is what you do, leadership is how you do it...
Merge Gupta-Sunderji has been turning managers into leaders for over 20 years. Tens of thousands of audience members from around the world have participated and enjoyed the experience of learning through Merge's presentations. As a professional speaker, author, consultant, and radio commentator, she delivers real-world, practical tools and solutions to ensure her clients have what they need to LEAD in today's competitive world.
She'll EMPOWER, ENGAGE and INSPIRE your audience to LEAD with CONFIDENCE, COMPETENCE and COURAGE.
What Makes Merge Different?
From the minute she steps on stage your audience will see, hear and know the difference. More than a motivator - Merge takes real-world research and makes it relevant to your organisation, combines it with time-tested strategies and delivers the entertaining tools, solutions and mindsets your managers need for long-term leadership success.
As a front-line leader with first-hand experience for over 14 years, Merge offers a unique blend of realism and humor that consistently engages and entertains her audiences!
The Extra Mile:
Merge knows that the successful leader's toolkit contains many tools, and mastering the use of these tools sometimes requires more in-depth study and practice. That's why she often offers extra workshops and breakout sessions which focus on specific areas of challenge for managers. These can be a very cost-effective way to get the greatest value from your conference speakerbudget.
Merge's Most Requested Keynote Topics
Why Does the Lobster Cast Off Its Shell?
This intriguing title actually has a very simple answer: to GROW! A powerful message that spotlights the need to leverage change, take risks and stretch beyond comfort zones in order to grow, thrive, and position yourself and your organisation for long-term and sustainable success.
Turning Managers Into Leaders
Successful leaders know that there is an enormous difference between managing and leading! Merge crystallizes these differences into what she calls the leadership mentality - six core values that ignite the spirits and minds of leaders and take them from average to exceptional! And from manager to leader.
Millennials Exposed! Insights into the Psyche of a New Generation of Workers
Numbering in the tens of millions across North America, the Millennials can take your organization to the next level of success IF you can figure out how to harness their potential! This entertaining, thought-provoking and strategyfilled keynote shows your leaders how to do just that!
High Heels That Click: Why Female Leadership Has Its Advantages
In this entertaining, engaging, and sometimes tongue-in-cheek keynote, Merge outlines five significant traits that separate women from men in the workplace, and shows how the things that set us apart as women actually set us ahead as leaders. Using colourful anecdotes and compelling metaphors, you'll see how what makes you distinct also makes you incomparable!
Merge is a meeting planner's dream come true! She doesn't just deliver packaging, the content is always rich. Her platform skills and subject knowledge will ensure that you get rave reviews from your attendees.
- Vice President, Promotional Product Professionals of Canada
I must say, few speakers can capture a diverse audience of 350 people like Merge does! I mean the entire room! Our attendees talked about her presentation and the skills they learned throughout the entire four-day conference. Merge was definitely the "buzz" of our event!
- Director of Claims Training, Eberl Claims Service
Merge is funny and entertaining, engages the audience in a supportive manner, and her insights are relevant to today's business climate. We thoroughly enjoyed having her at our conference and would happily work with her again in the future.
- Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs
You are inspiring, motivating, and leave your delegates feeling like they can take on the world. Thank you for sharing your message and words. They do change the world, one person at a time, and one conference at a time.
- Sales Manager, ScotiaBank Convention Center