There is a strong force inside everyone that propels us forward. When you tap into what truly drives individuals monumental shifts happen. It sounds simple, but as we know, when people are added to any scenario there is no one size fits all approach. Shivani Gupta is the CEO of her company Passionate People. She is a respected business woman whose career has made her an expert in understanding the underlying passion in people and how to channel this into work and life. Her programs have helped teams and companies rediscover and harness the energy they contribute to their environment every day.

Passion itself is an interesting topic, we know it when we see or feel it, yet it's not an energy we can solidly measure as a standard KPI. Or is it? It would be hard to argue against the results we see when people display passion and bring full potential daily as a result. There are numerous workplace reports to evidence a high percentage of people feeling disengaged for various reasons. Shivani and her team have worked with top companies in Australia and globally in over eight countries.They help organisations to uncover passion in people and teaching them how to guide them towards the bottom line results they are seeking.

Shivani herself is often described as a presenter with words such as passionate (of course) practical, insightful & entertaining. She has been recognised as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a title which has been bestowed on less than 100 people in Australia and less than 500 people globally. She has won awards that include 'Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year' and is an honorary member of the Golden Key whose other honorary members such as Bill Clinton and Ian Thorpe. Shivani is also the author of three books, a Fairfax columnist, a TV Presenter on business.

Part of Shivani's brilliance is her ability to recognise and design a tailored presentation for each different audience.

An example of Shivani's keynote topics are:

Understand and channel your true passions

Create More Passion at Work

Lead a passionate life

 

Testimonials

Fantastic speaker, since the session we have used many of the things Shivani said - quite motivational, would like to hear Shivani again.
- Ernst and Young

I thank you for the influence on leaders' lives that you are making as part of your mission to touch a billion people to become passionate. What an amazing woman you are! I calculate you may have touched through the flow-on-effects, at least 2,000 people through me.
- Poverty Monitoring Unit, Fiji

Shivani brilliantly and accurately knew exactly how to communicate effectively and to empower our volunteers to know that they can grow in self-esteem and connect to their passion.
- CEO, Heal for Life

Shivani's keynote presentation (Find Passion at Work) at our recent event was received well and impassioned all that attended our function. The presentation aligned well with the heartbeat of our organisation and so assisted us on the morning in raising PASSIONATE awareness for our cause.
- RUSH Mentoring

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