Andrea Beaulieu is both an inspirational/motivational and business leadership speaker. She shares her humorous and tender personal stories of transformation and the practical tools that have resulted with her audiences, leaving them laughing, crying, inspired and motivated!

Leadership and Business Programs

Three Keys to Create a Strong Work-From-Home Foundation: Requirements, Resilience, and Relationships!

Employers now face supporting team members to negotiate the new landscape of working from home. Once workstations are set up, the reality of the massive change that has taken place starts to set in and team members may find themselves dealing with no end of challenging situations. Accessing the latest online webinar or article is not enough to walk through this new territory. Andrea addresses the challenges and benefits from her experience working from home for more than three decades, and her expertise as a coach, communication specialist and business owner. This program consists of four 45-minute live group coaching sessions over four weeks full of insights and practical tips, and additional individual and/or group coaching as needed.

Why Speak? To Empower Your Leadership! A Presentation on the Power of Speaking

Do you want to become a thought leader in your industry? Increase your influence? Elevate your visibility? Establish your expertise?
Do you need to empower your leadership to share your organization’s message with clients, donors or team members?
Do you want to position your team as experts at workshops, conferences or community events?

Choose speaking! Speaking is one of the most powerful choices you can make to spread your message to the world, garner support for a cause dear to your heart, grow your business, and influence your clients, employees and stakeholders. It is one of the best investments you can make in yourself.

In this half-hour presentation, participants learn:

  • The two most important gifts you bring to speaking
  • The three elements that will ignite your signature presence
  • The three reasons speaking will support your success and serve as a catalyst for others

How to Communicate with Respect, Clarity and Skill!

The quality of our communication with others impacts every aspect of our work and has everything to do with how successful we can be. In this program, participants learn specific tools and techniques to navigate the tricky communication landscape to become effective, compassionate communicators. This includes:

  • Understand your communication intention and style
  • The drama triangle – how you get in and how to get out!
  • Communicate through conflict

Tell Your Story for Impact and Investment!

Storytelling is the most powerful form of communication and persuasion we know. In this workshop, Andrea teaches participants how to define, develop and deliver a story about their organization to their target audiences; identify the core point and the example or anecdote that backs up this point that has personal meaning to them; capture their story through a structured and creative writing process; and deliver their story using emotional engagement and creative expression techniques that amplify their own natural skills and abilities. Participants have the opportunity to share their stories with others and, in longer programs, receive individual coaching from Andrea.

Your Story and Brand Walk Hand in Hand!

What is your brand? It is your promise. It is who and what you are in the eyes of your customer. It’s your relationship — all the ways you “touch” your customer through marketing, sales, public relations, customer relations, product/service delivery and more. How do you communicate your brand? How do you tell your story? In this fun and insightful program, you learn how to bring the meaning, creativity and emotional engagement that are essential to creating and securing your relationship. Andrea helps you identify and craft your key brand descriptors, stories, and introductory networking pitches which can be incorporated into your marketing materials, presentations and sales conversations and move your customers from interest to investment!

You Have All The Power There Is – Use It!

Authentic power is the only true power there is. Audience members learn the three steps to igniting this power for themselves — Know Yourself, Be Yourself, Give Yourself — in this funny, tender keynote. She uses as evidence her own journey from corporate America to starting her own business and leaving her mark on the international stage!

Harness The Power of Your Authentic Voice!

Based on Andrea’s book, “Finding Your Authentic Voice: Seven Practices to Free the Real You and Experience Love, Happiness and Fulfillment,” audience members learn how to release their intuitive brilliance – their authentic voice — at work and in their personal lives to create more of want they want.

This Would Be Really Funny if it Weren’t Happening to Me! The Three Essential Truths of Leadership

Andrea lays leadership myths on the line with this funny and poignant look at what happens when things go wrong and the buck stops with you! Andrea uses hilarious one-liners to communicate her essential truths for leaders in any industry, like this one: I can please only one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow isn’t looking good either. Bottom line: Leadership is not about pleasing people. It’s about serving people. During this interactive program, audience members learn about their personality preferences using the True Colors profile and how to use it to better understand and work with their team.

The Stage is Yours! Live Group Coaching Program For Next Stage Leaders

To really succeed in a leadership role and bring value to the organization, next-stage leaders often need to step into a whole new level of presentation and representation. Andrea assists leaders to step into their next stage of authentic leadership communication.
In this three-part program, participants learn:

How to Become a Speaker Who Commands Attention and Respect!

  • Organize your speech based on your audience, purpose and the five elements
  • Learn how to engage your audience with emotional engagement and creative expression techniques
  • Understand the nature of stage fright and create your stage free practice

How to Run a First Class, Engaged Meeting That Gets Things Done!

  • The fundamentals – creating structure, staying on time, setting up the room
  • Engage participants – create space for real interaction
  • Deal with disruptions and distractions and extend the impact

How to Communicate with Respect, Clarity and Skill!

  • Understand your communication intention and style
  • The drama triangle – how you get in and how to get out!
  • Communicate through conflict

The program includes six, two-hour sessions.

Speaking, Story Performance and Presentation Skills Training: Take Your Speaking from Basic to Brilliant!

A stronger presence as a speaker and presenter can make a dramatic impact on the success of your leadership, fundraising, or sales and marketing team. This training is focused on transforming your team from rote or “salesy” to authentic and engaging.

Participants learn to speak with greater clarity, confidence and yes, a little charisma. Bottom line, they will have greater impact and experience increased results. In this training, Andrea can address how to:

  • Structure your speech with an attention-grabbing open, powerful content and stories, and an inspiring close.
  • Explore your authentic “secret sauce” and how to bring it to life.
  • Gain the tools to move from stage fright to stage free.
  • Learn the trade secrets performers use to inspire, uplift and engage.
  • Have a conversation with your audience by being yourself on purpose.
  • Find the humor in your stories to delight your audience and enjoy yourself!
  • Know what to do before, during and after your speaking engagement to prepare for and experience success.
  • Clarify, organize and refine your message for targeted focus.
  • Balance factual content with the drama of storytelling to amplify your points.
  • Inject emotional connections and creative expression techniques into your speech to engage your audiences while tapping into your natural style and strengths.
  • Take advantage of powerful “nonverbals” – vocal delivery, eye contact, silence, and use of space – for maximum attention and connection.
  • Understand how to move from the written to the spoken word and create those ever-elusive transitions.
  • Get past the audience’s mental gatekeeper and engage your audience for maximum effectiveness.
  • Handle things when they don’t go as planned and keep your cool.
  • Develop communication skills you can apply with an audience or one to one
  • Learn how to craft a great story – the elements, the transitions – with Andrea’s Story Brainstorming Template.
  • Learn how to take charge if . . . your location changes, someone walks out, someone confronts you, your AV doesn’t work, your contact doesn’t show up, and a number of other challenging circumstances.
  • Excel at Q&A
  • Use PowerPoint, props and other visuals for their best effect.
  • Have the opportunity to “try out” your presentation with your peers and receive constructive, positive feedback.

LEAP! Lead with Excellence, Authenticity and Presence! A Speaking Excellence Program for Thought Leaders

LEAP! is a fast-track speaking program for those who want to make an impact through public speaking. This is an opportunity to master the art of speaking – a key skill that sets leaders apart. Leaders who make the powerful choice to improve their speaking skills exponentially increase their ability to spread their message, garner support for their cause and influence their clients, employees and stakeholders. Learning how to become a compelling speaker will position you to command respect and garner positive visibility for yourself and your organization.

In this program, participants will:

  • Experience the transformation available to be a powerful speaker with that elusive quality of stage presence
  • Uncover your core message—what you want the world to know and why
  • Learn how to create a real connection with your audience through creative expression and emotional engagement techniques
  • Experience having a conversation with your audience by being yourself on purpose
  • Find the humor in your stories to delight your audience and enjoy yourself
  • Take advantage of powerful nonverbal communication – vocal delivery, eye contact, silence, and use of space – for maximum attention and connection
  • Gain mindset tools you can use to center and focus, and create rapport with your audience.

The program includes six, three-hour, live group coaching sessions and specific minicourses on various speaking topics.

“Andrea’s message was very well received and relevant, as expressed by one of our attendees: ‘She was very inspirational and took a different approach to explaining happiness at work.’ Andrea was very creative, energetic and easy to work with. Her message reverberated with our guests.”

– Marsha Lacy
Association for Financial
Professionals of Arizona

Inspirational/Motivational Programs

How to Face a Mountain of Adversity and Use It for Good!

What do you do when life changes and not in the way you wish or expect?

Imagine yourself casually walking down a mountain trail, enjoying the weather and laying out your day, and in what seems like one split second, you’re in surgery to repair multiple bone breaks! Not exactly what you’d planned.

Andrea knows from experience the daunting task of recovering from a serious injury. She is now using her experience to encourage and empower others to face their own mountain of adversity through this powerful new speaking program. In this 20-minute keynote, “How to Face a Mountain of Adversity and Use It for Good!” Andrea shares three mindset tools she used to get through months of recovery filled as much with gratitude and love as with uncertainty and pain.
Her hopeful message is filled with humor and tenderness and speaks to the resiliency of the human spirit. You will leave knowing that whatever you face now or could face in the future, you can move through it with courage, grace and compassion.

Be You, Be Great!

There is something greater in you than any challenge you will face – your authentic power! Andrea shares the three steps to igniting this power – Know Yourself, Be Yourself, Give Yourself – and how to use that power in leading others. She customizes this program with a humorous theatrical story reflecting the trials and tribulations your audience faces, and ends with a powerful personal story of transformation and how they can be themselves and be great.

How Do I Take Care of Myself When You’re the Only One Who’s Important?!

In this funny and tender program targeted to women, audience members laugh and cry as they experience the crazy things we do when we are codependent, raving relationship junkies! Laced with heartwarming stories, audience members learn three self-care tools to give them the best chance of creating and maintaining healthy relationships, or at the very least, not driving them into the ditch – respect, trustworthy communication and being true to yourself.

“Andrea exceeded our expectations. Our employees learned to help themselves meet their day-to-day challenges and she empowered us to build stronger external relationships.”

– Dee McKemy
Vice President, Managing Dir.
Northern Trust Bank, N.A.