The Leader’s Institute® Speakers Bureau
Keynote Speaker Detroit, Michigan
She spent many years working as a community organizer in Central-America, helping people in the third-world countries transform their communities in extraordinary ways and, later, helping community leaders in urban areas in the United States. Ellen was one of the most requested trainers at the local, regional, statewide, and national levels because of her humor and energy. She has effectively trained and coached people from all walks of life, from peasant farmers with no formal education living in extreme poverty to top executives in corporate America.
“Ellen’s spark, insights and charisma make her training sessions a transformational experience for her class members.”
— Doug Staneart, CEO of The Leader’s Institute®.
Companies that have used Ellen Patnaude for Coaching or Instruction:
Keynote Topics, Breakout Sessions, & Workshops
- Women Don’t Have to Act Like Men to be the Boss (Motivational/Inspirational)
Connie Timpson uses humor and her experience “working for the man” in this motivational presentation for audiences of both sexes. She uses stories gathered along her path of being a woman in management to let you in on a secret. You do not have to learn to smoke cigars, talks sports or wear only black pantsuits. You can be your skirted, intuitive self and be a great manager. Act like a man? Please don’t!
- Building Confident Leaders (Motivational/Leadership)
Connie weaves in her personal experience as a journalist, news director, and coach to offer seven ways to build strong, confident leaders throughout your group. This topic is inspirational and informative to all levels of audiences.
- Fearless Presentations® (Business/Personal Development)
Get rid of the sweaty palms and butterflies once and for all with ten quick tips that can practically eliminate stage fright and public speaking fear. Great speakers are not born. They have developed the skill to speak with confidence and poise.
- Creating a Team Culture (Motivational/Leadership)
Whether purposeful or not, cultures are created by the actions, habits, communication skills, and people skills of the people within that culture. Most organizations just wait for the team culture to develop on it’s own. Great organizations make a conscious effort to create a culture of teamwork.