“Jenny, I can’t thank you enough for the wonderful presentation you gave at the in-service. You touched so many of my staff on different levels and all of the feedback has been extremely positive. In my 31 years as Director, I’ve heard a lot of presentations, but I can honestly say that yours was truly one of my favorites.”
Everything begins with a single act, and Jenny Riddle is passionate about helping individuals and businesses improve performance and well-being one tiny tip at a time. Audiences who hear Jenny speak will leave inspired, armed with doable ideas, and ready to create the life they want personally and professionally. From fostering communication skills and embracing change to improving company culture and leadership training, Jenny speaks on a wide variety of topics tailored to meet each audience’s particular needs. With her unique background as a dramatic book reviewer, professional speaker, and entrepreneur, Jenny blends storytelling, real-world experiences, research, and relevant books to motivate audiences to action!
How to Be Authentic, Credible, and Persuasive in Any Speaking Situation
In her power-packed public speaking trainings, Jenny demonstrates how every person has the potential to be an effective and inspiring speaker in any size setting. Jenny will teach you to harness the strategies and skills of effective communication–one tiny tip at a time.
- Find YOUR Voice
- Know the Rules and When to Break Them
- Design Your Talk With the Audience in Mind
- Leverage the Power of Strategic Storytelling
Lead, Sell, Inspire…Through the Art of Strategic Storytelling
You want to stand out in a crowded marketplace. You have a vision for making the world a better place. People depend on you for successful leadership. How do you break through the noise and competition with so many competing claims on time, attention, and resources?
Harness the irresistible power of strategic storytelling, your greatest secret weapon to grab attention, influence others, and inspire people to action. Storytelling is the most persuasive and readily available tool for capturing and maintaining attention in the 21 C. marketplace. This is true for individuals, non-profits, small businesses, and major corporations. Everyone has the ability to tell stories, and Jenny can teach you how. Fast track your organization from good to great…one story at a time.
- Understand the psychology behind why stories are remembered far longer than facts
- Uncover the common story patterns that promote trust and move people to action
- How to leverage storytelling to lead, sell, and inspire
- Discover the 3-part formula for effective storytelling
- Avoid these common storytelling mistakes
- Recognize that everyone has stories to tell and how to mine your life for yours
Getting Their Point While Making Yours: Mastering the Art of Conversation
We all want to engage in meaningful conversations, to have thought-provoking exchanges of ideas with others on pleasant and challenging topics, but it isn’t always easy. How often have you wanted to speak up but were afraid of saying the wrong thing? Or maybe you avoided talking with someone else because it seemed like a hassle, or you thought it could get ugly, or you just knew how it was going to turn out? Now, more than ever, we need to talk to one another. In this interactive presentation, Jenny shares the best tools and techniques for the art of conversation: how we can invite others to share ideas, and how we in turn can be authentic, interesting, and persuasive. Gathering and interacting with those in our social circles and broader community is the most interesting way to live and learn. Jenny shows you how.
- The Power of Face to Face Communication
- How to Navigate Difficult Conversations
- Back-Pocket Techniques
- Responsive Listening
- The Role of Civility
The Most Important Story You Will Ever Tell Is The Story You Tell Yourself
What are the barriers keeping you from being the best version of yourself personally and professionally? In this inspiring presentation, Jenny shares how small shifts in attitude, communication, and adaptability can have a big impact on performance and well-being. With her fascinating stories, engaging style, and real-world examples, Jenny will guide you to write the best story of your life–the one you tell yourself.
- Reframe Negatives Into Positives
- Silence the Critic Within
- Find the Joy
- Connect With Others
- Embrace and Adapt to Change