Keynotes, Breakout Sessions and Corporate Events

Content-Rich. Motivational. Action-Packed.

What are you doing to differentiate yourself from your competitors in today’s digitally connected world? Not only do you need a competitive advantage, you need a connecting advantage.

In each program, I combine humor and storytelling with compelling data about the “Why?” behind our thoughts and actions, helping your audience understand their business, their brand, their customers, and themselves more clearly. No matter which topic you choose, attendees will expand their mindset to challenge assumptions. They will leave with actionable tactics for themselves and their teams along with a clear idea of what’s next and how to get there. 

Here is a preview of what to expect. 




Compelling insights, real-world examples, and actionable take-aways for everyone—mixed in with a generous dose of humor and inspiration.

Breakout Sessions

A deeper look into the keynote’s crucial concepts, with an emphasis on practical, individualized application for every participant. Humor, inspiration, and motivation are included (kinda free of charge…).

When I started in business, I learned by making mistakes—some very expensive and some that led to surprisingly positive discoveries.  Through trial and error, I found my way forward, eventually adding The Pacific Institute’s training about the cognitive science behind the business mindset, and earning a spot as a TEDx speaker to share the story of my journey.  As an insightful business coach, author, and engaging communicator, I’ve shared wisdom and practical takeaways with thousands of people across the country for the last 10 years.

It’s impossible to list all of my clients on the website so here are a few I’ve worked with: Hallmark, Citi, Bryan Cave LLP, the Accredited Snow Contractors Association, the National Association of College Stores, Western States Fire Protection, NEI Global Relocation, First Marblehead, Houlihan’s, PMI Minnesota, Eastern Iowa and South Florida Chapter. 


“If you’re trying to create growth in business, you need to hear Joyce speak!!”

“It’s like having Pandora’s Box opened about connection.”

“Easy things to do to trigger success.”

My most-requested topics are available as keynote talks, breakout sessions, webinars, 1/2-day private workshops, and full-day intensives. All are experiential, motivational, and action-packed.  Which one is best for your organization or event?

The Networking Shift

The Networking Shift: Mastering the art of connecting for professional results

You’re missing vital opportunities if you think networking only happens at networking events. This interactive session shows you how to avoid the most common networking mistakes—even the ones that happen before you ever go to an event. You’ll learn how to position yourself and/or your business so that you’re connecting with intention and influence along with discovering the latest technology hacks to help you maintain relationships in the digital age. When you put these easy-to-master tactics in place, you’ll become an invaluable asset to everyone around you. The result is leveraging the power of your network to increase your business ROI.

Influencer Branding

Influencer Branding: Tactics to grow your personal brand, influence, and impact

In today’s digital world, people often begin their search for you before they even meet you. No matter your role, your online reputation matters now more than ever. Research studies consistently reveal that people prefer to do business with, hire, buy from and work with people they like. This session will show you how to become your own Chief Marketing Officer and build a powerful personal brand from the ground up. In this interactive session, you will learn why your online reputation matters, how to leverage social media to build a powerful personal brand, and how to monitor that brand and reputation once you’ve established them. You’ll walk away with must-use tactics for brand-building best practices in the connection economy. 

Mastering LinkedIn

Mastering LinkedIn: What works, what doesn’t and why it matters more than ever

Today, most professionals have a LinkedIn profile, but few of them use it effectively, if at all. But as the 12th most searched website on the internet, LinkedIn is a valuable career tool. Through real-world stories combined with practical strategies, you will learn about your LinkedIn profile’s “must-haves,” how to research and make the right connections on the platform, and how to leverage LinkedIn to attract other professionals for connection opportunities. You will also gain tactics to maximize what you get from the platform in just minutes a day and increase your SSI score—an important asset, even if you aren’t in sales.

Business Development

Business Development in the Connection Economy

In the connection economy, it’s not about your products and services or how you’re better than the previous 10 companies that your prospect talked to because everyone says they are the best. The Internet has changed everything. Research shows 67% of the buyer’s journey is now done digitally.  If you want to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of modern day sales, then you need to rethink how you can use social media as part of your business development strategy. This program is designed to get attendees to think differently about business development. You’ll learn how to differentiate yourself from your competition, clarify the types of clients you serve best and use social proof to create and cultivate connections. The result is generating business faster through trusted relationships.

Performance Mindset

The Potential Difference: Unleashing creativity, accountability and performance

We all have incredible potential to achieve our goals, but the difference between good and great is directly related to how you think. It takes more than motivation to overcome the internal hard-wiring our ancestors relied on to keep them safe (and stuck). This highly interactive program isn’t about soft and fluffy affirmations. It’s about instead helping you understand how your thoughts, attitudes, and beliefs impact your actions and outcomes. You’ll leave with practical tactics to achieve higher levels of performance in all aspects of your life and ready to help your company discover new opportunities for success. 

Customer Experience

Creating a competitive advantage through the customer experience

How can you be at the head of the pack in tomorrow’s markets? There’s a huge opportunity to rise above your competitors and differentiate your business from the pack by improving the client experience. To win and keep business in a competitive economy, you must not only meet customer expectations but also exceed them. A recent Gallup study shows that having a strategy that results in both employee and customer engagement can result in triple-digit performance improvements. This session helps you achieve individual peak performance by shifting the mindsets, attitudes, and behaviors of everyone involved in your clients’ experiences. You’ll leave understanding that customer service is more than just a department. It’s an entire culture.

Experience In

  • Outside sales
  • Relationship management
  • Personal branding
  • Project management
  • Business growth


Expert On

  • Business development
  • Personal branding
  • Networking
  • Social selling
  • Performance Mindset


  • Professional associations
  • Corporate staff
  • Sales teams
  • Small-business owners
  • Business groups

Joyce was great at helping us kick off another year in real estate. She is very passionate at what she does and genuinely cares about helping us understand how to change our results! So happy I discovered her…another great person in my life!

Debbie Davis

Broker/President , Prudential First REALTORS

Joyce was not only engaging and inspirational but she also had us up, moving and interacting. She was terrific – and one of the reasons our conference was such a success.

Brenda Hicks

Event Chair - KASFAA Conference

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