Some people were born to take the stage when the stakes are the highest and when the audience expects the most. Jackie Ferguson is one of those speakers. She has a passion for helping people solve their problems.
Her mission is to inspire you to live a conscious life of personal responsibility in your relations with yourself and with others. Through her presentations she gets your employees to "wake-up" to the challenge at hand and to identify and apply creative solutions.
Jackie offers exceptional keynotes, breakout sessions, training programs and corporate coaching which have earned her rave reviews. Her message is current, thought-provoking, up-beat and entertaining. Contact Jackie today for scheduling opportunities.
MOST REQUESTED KEYNOTE PROGRAMS - tailored to meet your needs.
The Authentic You! "I always knew I wanted to be someone. Now I know I should have been more specific." Lilly Tomlin
In Jackie's keynote speech she makes clear what specifically helps you live more authentically --- and what doesn't. She shares with you three essential building blocks to put you on the life-long path to authentic living. The risk to your physical and mental health from living falsely is too costly since it makes you vulnerable to illness and disease development, not to mention dissatisfaction with your life. Some of Jackie's suggestions for being more genuine not only help you live more healthfully but can even help you live longer!
What people are saying about Jackie's keynote:
"Inspirational!" "Thought provoking!" "Substantive!" "You touched so many people here today with your message."
Janice Zarro, Executive Director of the Women's Resource Center of Sarasota County, FL, who hired Jackie to present this keynote said, "... The reaction (to your keynote) was overwhelmingly positive."
Let Your Body Win: Stress Management Plain & Simple a.k.a (depending upon the audience) SLOW DOWN YOU MOVE TOO FAST! Our American lifestyle is nuts! Keeping up with family and work responsibilities creates insane demands. The result for most employees? More sick days taken and skyrocketing health care costs, not to mention staff turnover (40% is due to stress!). Because of your stress, the fight/flight hormone cortisol courses through your body causing weight gain, insomnia, illness, and disease. Someday, your body will present a bill to you.
Are you increasingly paying the physical and financial cost of stress? In this passionate, humorous, and participative presentation you'll become much more conscious of how stress hurts you. Once aware, you then have two choices. The better choice is to take responsibility and pull back from your "stress cliff". Through learning to engage "stress breaks" you'll diminish cortisol and return your body to a more balanced state, minimizing the consequences of stress. OR you can choose to do nothing with your new found awareness. But watch out for Jackie's response to that choice! She'll keep you honest!
BRIDGING THE GENERATION GAP The work ethic of older generations is to be admired. The younger generations take to change like a duck to water. So what's the problem? The problem is the predicted and looming skilled-labor shortage with millions of Baby Boomers retiring and far fewer Gen Xers taking their place. Your challenge is to recruit and retain the best from all four generations, no easy task since all your competitors need to do the same thing.
In this fascinating presentation, you'll develop not only an awareness of why each generation tends to be the way it is but also an appreciation for each that you've never had before. Jackie sheds light on the generational differences in values and behaviors that once you found irritating and now you can understand. This greater understanding leads to fewer inter-generational conflicts and increased cooperation, not to mention better ideas for recruitment and retention policies. You can't afford to miss this presentation!
IF WHAT YOU'RE DOING ISN'T WORKING, DO SOMETHING ELSE! Have you ever tried to quit smoking or limit your defensiveness with a boss -- or with an in-law? If so, you know that making personal change is one of the most difficult things you do. You are programmed to react automatically. To change anything in yourself, you must first learn to be conscious of which behavior isn't working and which ones would serve you better. In this eye-opening presentation, you'll learn the concept of "Mind Games" that can propel you toward the desired change(s) you seek. Caution: This program is not for those who prefer the status quo!