Lisa Ryan, MBA, focuses on employee engagement, recognition and productivity, and how these affect the bottom line. Because her career experience includes the staffing industry, industrial sales, and healthcare, she easily customizes her programs across a multitude of industries. Using humor, enthusiasm and authenticity, she relates as easily to a maintenance supervisor as she does to someone in the C-suite.
She is the author of six books including "The Upside of Down Times" which was featured in NY Times best-selling author Harvey Mackay’s syndicated column. She co-stars in two films including the award-winning, “The Keeper of the Keys” with Jack Canfield of "Chicken Soup for the Soul."
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 20 - 480 minutes
What to Expect
Lisa Ryan connects with her audiences on a deeply personal level. Authentic, entertaining, funny and fun, she shares real-life stories, anecdotes and research that audiences resonate with. From a devastating job loss to dealing with her father's severe stroke, Lisa has taken her practices and transformed her own life. Her mission in life is to "change the world, one 'thank you' at a time." She inspires, energizes and motivate people to take the actions that will transform their lives, businesses and relationships. Bring Lisa Ryan to your next event today. (phone number hidden) (email hidden) (link hidden)
Utilizing more than twenty years of sales, marketing and training experience, Speaker, Author and Gratitude Expert Lisa Ryan helps organizations recruit, retain, and recognize their employees and customers. By using her gratitude strategies, also known as “Grategies,” she helps her clients keep their top talent and best customers from becoming someone else’s.
Her career includes ten years in the staffing industry, eleven years in industrial sales and seven years in healthcare. In addition to her keynote and workshops, highlights of her speaking/training career include presenting more than 500 Continuing Education Unit classes to healthcare professionals, conducting presentation skills training sessions ranging from half-day keynotes to 2.5 day workshops, and facilitating full-day computer training workshops for end-users.
Although she speaks on a variety of topics, her specialty is presenting programs on employee and customer engagement, retention and recognition through creating a culture of appreciation in the workplace. Her programs range from 45 minutes to a full-day program and are customized to each audience.
She is the author of six books including, “The Upside of Down Times: Discovering the Power of Gratitude” which was featured in NY Times best-selling author Harvey Mackay’s syndicated column. Other books include ‘From Afraid to Speak to Paid to Speak,” “Express Gratitude, Experience Good,” and “With Excellence” which she co-authored with Dr. John Demartini.
Ms. Ryan, MBA serves as Chief Appreciation Strategist and Founder of Grategy. She co-stars in two films including the award-winning film, “The Keeper of the Keys” with Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul and “The Gratitude Experiment” with several other experts from the blockbuster film and book “The Secret.”
Lisa serves on the board of the Ohio Chapter of the National Speakers Association and is an active member of her Toastmasters International Club. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree and an MBA in marketing from Cleveland State University.
She has been blissfully married to Scott since 1996 and they are the proud parents of two very spoiled cats.
Additional Booking Notes
I am there to serve my customers so I am the easiest speaker to work with that they will ever experience. Aside from a lapel mic and a good sound system, I do not have advanced technical needs. I make it easy for you to work with me. Let's talk! (phone number hidden) (email hidden) (link hidden)
My programs range from 20 minutes to a full-day workshop. I customize my programs to your attendee's needs. Let's talk! (phone number hidden) (email hidden) (link hidden)
Influences & Inspiration
Reading the book, "Think and Grow Rich" altered the way I thought. I knew that I could achieve whatever I wanted to - no matter what the actual situation was. When I lost my job in October of 2010, I was scared, upset, and confused. It was at that moment that I made the decision to pursue a lifelong dream of public speaking and share positive inspiration with the world. Since 2010, I have written 6 books, have appeared in 2 films, and am doing what I love. I have the skills and most importantly, the real life experience to help my audiences change their perspective, improve their health and increase their wealth. Let's talk! (phone number hidden) (email hidden)
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