Keynotes that build competent, confident leaders

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Novateur’s engaging and energizing keynotes create a ripple effect in your organization by providing practical tools and strategies.

Effective leadership is built on two key pillars: Competence and Confidence. Leaders need to know what to do and how to do it – the competence piece of the puzzle – and they also need to feel confident enough to speak up, step in and take action. When leaders are empowered to take competent, confident action, your organization reaps the rewards.

The world in which we work is continually evolving and our keynotes give your leaders the tools they need to face a diverse range of challenges and opportunities which will lead to enhanced productivity, strong leadership and improved organizational culture.


The Art of Self Promotion

Promote Yourself! Build Your Brand by Telling Your Story

Building a strong brand is critical to success in any profession. You must excel at telling your story if you want to reach your professional goals. So, how do you let others know about your strengths, accomplishments and brand without coming across as arrogant? In this engaging keynote, Debby builds upon the concepts in her book, The Art of Self-Promotion: Tell Your Story, Transform Your Career, to guide attendees toward becoming more confident, graceful and authentic self-promoters who tell their stories powerfully.

You will learn:

  • Why effective self-promotion is critical to sustained career success
  • The importance of adopting an empowering mindset about telling your story
  • How your personal brand affects your career trajectory
  • Practical tips for implementing self-promotion in the context of your career path
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Combatting Imposter Syndrome

Doubts – we all have them.  It is almost impossible to imagine work without questioning yourself from time-to-time, isn’t it?  For most of us a recurring sense of self-doubt is simply part of the job, but how do we know if we are dealing with a normal volume of critical inner thoughts versus wrestling with full-blown Imposter Syndrome? Employing both research and client stories, Debby Stone shares the origins of the concept of imposter syndrome, puts the syndrome into context and provides concrete tools to help you combat self-doubt.

You will learn:

  • The origins of the concept of the imposter phenomenon
  • How Imposter Syndrome differs from self-doubt
  • Strategies for combatting self-doubt and the inner critical voice
Career Sabotage

Five Things Women Say That Sabotage Our Careers

(and How to Stop Saying Them)

Communication is a key factor in career success. As women, what we say and how we say it strengthens or diminishes our leadership brands, and we often sabotage ourselves in small but powerful ways. Debby believes that we can all be more effective in communicating our messages by being aware of and correcting some common mistakes.

You will learn to:

  • Identify the common pitfalls women fall into when communicating.
  • Notice and correct your own communication derailers.
  • Manage your message so you speak more powerfully.
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TEA in a Coffee World:

The Power of Time, Energy and Attention

We live in a coffee-driven world. We push ourselves, we strive, and we are addicted to adrenaline. Yet, we crave more ease. We want to achieve our goals without sacrificing our peace of mind. Debby shows you how you can harness the power of TEA – Time, Energy and Attention – to consciously direct the impact you have, the relationships you create and the results you achieve more organically and naturally.

You will learn:

  • How to shift your focus from striving and pushing to thriving and ease.
  • The secret to achieving your goals without working so hard.
  • How consciously directing your Time, Energy and Attention can increase your productivity.