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A seasoned professional with over 25 years experience of speaking nationally with leading companies, organizations and associations in the consumer sales, service and healthcare industries, Connie Merritt, BSN, RN, PHN, is a compelling storyteller and award-winning author with an established reputation of connecting with audiences in a humorous and energetic manner to help move them to action.

A business owner and registered nurse with a passion for research, writing and communicating to professionals, Connie understands people, processes and the dynamic influences of today’s diverse, hi-tech, multi-generational, mobile world – at our doorstep, today.

Connie has a gift for providing essential content with step-by-step tactical teachings to help people breakthrough to “next” – while motivating them by spinning unforgettable teachable moments.

In her latest book released from McGraw-Hill, Too Busy For Your Own Good, she has helped millions of people and organizations make vital adjustments to manage change and maintain focus in a world demanding multiple decisions and responses to lists of requests – especially during these opportunistic and changing times.

These are her central points in a series of presentations – tailored individually and specifically to general business, healthcare and women industries – that provide breakthroughs with practical tools to build and strengthen quality characteristics – and skills in:

  • Stress and Success Management
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Communications
  • Time Management
  • Increased Productivity
  • Balanced Living for Greater Accomplishment

Media including – USA Today, Fox Business, Entrepreneur Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Advance for Nurses – as well as nationally syndicated radio and television programs – call upon Connie to share her expertise.


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    As registered nurse with a passion for research, writing and speaking to healthcare professionals, Connie understands the world of healthcare, the people, processes and dynamic influences at our doorstep, today. She is an established healthcare information agent to leaders – and their teams – as she understands what they are facing as they press forward in this dynamic industry where it is estimated that the sheer volume of knowledge doubles every six years.

    Fully vetted by the healthcare industry, she is recognized as a dynamic speaker having "the credentials," as well as "an insider perspective" – with the all important "one of us" voices. Her programs draw upon her vast experiences as a registered nurse, trend researcher, author and business professional. She delivers timely programs for organizations and individuals to learn the best practice skills and strategies to thrive now and continue to excel in managing tasks and relationships.

    GENERAL BUSINESS
    High Ground Professional Series

    The Power of Your Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?

    Improve Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Professional Goals

    Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations for Today′s Business Professional
    Essential Skills for Managing Who′s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

    Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark: Your Spark Determines Your Success
    Essential Skills to Refuel Your Fire & Advance You, Your Team & Organization in order to Reach Professional Goals

    Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We all do it!
    Essential Skills for Time Management to Reach Professional & Personal Goals

    Quitting is Not an Option: Pressing Forward & Bouncing Back in Tough Times

    Managing Stress Under Pressure
    How to Maintain Focus, Calm & Professional Communications in Any Situation

    Stress Breakthroughs for Today′s Busy Professional
    How to Manage Stress in a Fast-Paced World – Vital Solutions from a Critical Care/Trauma Nurse

    Healthcare Professional - General
    The Future of Healthcare Series

    The Future of Healthcare is at our Doorstep Today -- Change is Here to Stay!
    How to Successfully Mine the Gems from Change & Chaos

    The Future of Healthcare – Rx for Tweeters, Googlers & Kaboomers
    Understand the Trends & Master the Changes Rocking Your World

    The Future of Healthcare – Managing Change & Moving Forward
    How to Advance – Yourself, Teams and Organizations – in our Diverse, Multi-Generational, Hi-Tech, Mobile World

    The Future of Healthcare – How to Manage the Stress Associated with Daily DemandsSuccessfully Manage Stress Under Pressure -- even in the Midst of Change

    The Future of Healthcare How to Maintain Balance in a World Rocking with Changes

    The Future of Healthcare How to Overcome Chaos & Control Busyness – even in the Midst of Change

    NURSES
    Essential Skills for Nurses Series

    Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We all do it!
    Taking Care of Busyness to Reach Professional & Personal Goals in the World of Nursing

    Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark – for Today′s Nurse:
    Managing Daily Demands, Drama & Deadlines – even in the Midst of Change

    Balancing Life and Work in the Dynamic World of Nursing
    How to Maintain Balance for Greater Devotion to the People & Activities That Matter Most

    Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations in the World of Nursing
    Smart Moves for Managing Who′s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

    The Power of Nurse Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?
    I
    mprove Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Professional & Personal Goals

    Managing Stress Under Pressure – for Today′s Nurse:
    H
    ow to Maintain Focus, Calm & Professional Communications in Any Situation

     

    NURSE LEADERS
    Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders Series

    Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders: Managing a Diverse, Multi-Generational Workforce
    A Game Plan for Connecting – and Empowering – Tweeters, Googlers & Kaboomers

    Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders: How to Make an Effective Presentation
    Y
    ou Can Do It! – Preparing & Presenting With Clarity & Confidence



    Title Keynotes: Women
    Driven Gal Series

    Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We All Do It!
    Smart Moves to Manage the Demands, Drama, Deadlines & Decisions – to achieve goals & inspire purpose

    Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark – for Today′s Active Woman
    Essential Skills for Women to Maintain THAT Spark –
    Steps to Take to Re-Ignite Your Focus, Courage, Goals, Passion…and Purpose

    The Wisdom of Balance: Balancing Life and Work in Our Dynamic, Fast-Paced World
    How to Maintain Balance for Greater Devotion to the People & Activities That Matter Most

    Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations
    Smart Moves for Managing Who′s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

    The Wisdom of Stress Management: Stress Breakthroughs for Today′s Fast-Paced World
    Essential Skills for Women to Manage Stress
    Confessions of a Critical Care /Trauma Nurse and admittedly, a Recovering Superwoman

    Stress Breakthroughs for Today′s Busy Woman – Mom, Daughter, Worker, Sister, Friend, et al:
    How to Manage Stress in Your Fast-Paced World: Confessions of a Critical Care/Trauma Nurse

    The Wisdom of Letting Go
    Essential Skills to Understand & Manage the Art, Science & Rewards of Letting Go
    How to Take Positive Actions in order to Let Go and Gain More Fulfillment, Freedom & Joy

    The Wisdom of Being Present: Essential Skills & Understanding for Living Your Life in the NOW

    The Wisdom of Boundaries
    What Every Woman Needs to Know to Set Healthy Boundaries – Personally & Professionally
    Essential Skills to Establish Your Boundaries & Gain Greater Fulfillment, Freedom and Fun

    The Power of Your Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?

    Improve Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Your Goals



Connie Merritt Speaker Testimonials Back to top

    “We’ve hired over 100 speakers since the organization was founded, and your speech was one of the best I’ve heard…thought-provoking, packed with information, and entertaining.”
    Chuck Whitlock
    Chairman, Executive Officers Club

    “Your presentation was entertaining, challenging, and academic, all wrapped into one.”
    C.E. (Chuck) Walker
    Kansas State University Annual Conference

    “Many of the attendees tell me that they’ve been able to take with them things they truly feel they can use, both in their personal and professional lives.”
    Julie Smith
    Corporate Women of AT&T Annual Meeting

    “You were our highest rated speaker this year.”
    Gail D. Durant
    Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association

    “Some said that your program was the highlight of the whole convention!”
    Linda DeBerry
    Pfizer National Healthcare Operations

    “As always, you were terrific, comments included ‘I could listen to her over and over!’”
    Robin Wilson
    Society of Government Meeting Professionals




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    “We’ve hired over 100 speakers since the organization was founded, and your speech was one of the best I’ve heard…thought-provoking, packed with information, and entertaining.”
    Chuck Whitlock
    Chairman, Executive Officers Club

    “Your presentation was entertaining, challenging, and academic, all wrapped into one.”
    C.E. (Chuck) Walker
    Kansas State University Annual Conference

    “Many of the attendees tell me that they’ve been able to take with them things they truly feel they can use, both in their personal and professional lives.”
    Julie Smith
    Corporate Women of AT&T Annual Meeting

    “You were our highest rated speaker this year.”
    Gail D. Durant
    Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association

    “Some said that your program was the highlight of the whole convention!”
    Linda DeBerry
    Pfizer National Healthcare Operations

    “As always, you were terrific, comments included ‘I could listen to her over and over!’”
    Robin Wilson
    Society of Government Meeting Professionals


    As registered nurse with a passion for research, writing and speaking to healthcare professionals, Connie understands the world of healthcare, the people, processes and dynamic influences at our doorstep, today. She is an established healthcare information agent to leaders – and their teams – as she understands what they are facing as they press forward in this dynamic industry where it is estimated that the sheer volume of knowledge doubles every six years.

    Fully vetted by the healthcare industry, she is recognized as a dynamic speaker having "the credentials," as well as "an insider perspective" – with the all important "one of us" voices. Her programs draw upon her vast experiences as a registered nurse, trend researcher, author and business professional. She delivers timely programs for organizations and individuals to learn the best practice skills and strategies to thrive now and continue to excel in managing tasks and relationships.

    GENERAL BUSINESS
    High Ground Professional Series

    The Power of Your Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?

    Improve Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Professional Goals

    Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations for Today′s Business Professional
    Essential Skills for Managing Who′s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

    Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark: Your Spark Determines Your Success
    Essential Skills to Refuel Your Fire & Advance You, Your Team & Organization in order to Reach Professional Goals

    Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We all do it!
    Essential Skills for Time Management to Reach Professional & Personal Goals

    Quitting is Not an Option: Pressing Forward & Bouncing Back in Tough Times

    Managing Stress Under Pressure
    How to Maintain Focus, Calm & Professional Communications in Any Situation

    Stress Breakthroughs for Today′s Busy Professional
    How to Manage Stress in a Fast-Paced World – Vital Solutions from a Critical Care/Trauma Nurse

    Healthcare Professional - General
    The Future of Healthcare Series

    The Future of Healthcare is at our Doorstep Today -- Change is Here to Stay!
    How to Successfully Mine the Gems from Change & Chaos

    The Future of Healthcare – Rx for Tweeters, Googlers & Kaboomers
    Understand the Trends & Master the Changes Rocking Your World

    The Future of Healthcare – Managing Change & Moving Forward
    How to Advance – Yourself, Teams and Organizations – in our Diverse, Multi-Generational, Hi-Tech, Mobile World

    The Future of Healthcare – How to Manage the Stress Associated with Daily DemandsSuccessfully Manage Stress Under Pressure -- even in the Midst of Change

    The Future of Healthcare How to Maintain Balance in a World Rocking with Changes

    The Future of Healthcare How to Overcome Chaos & Control Busyness – even in the Midst of Change

    NURSES
    Essential Skills for Nurses Series

    Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We all do it!
    Taking Care of Busyness to Reach Professional & Personal Goals in the World of Nursing

    Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark – for Today′s Nurse:
    Managing Daily Demands, Drama & Deadlines – even in the Midst of Change

    Balancing Life and Work in the Dynamic World of Nursing
    How to Maintain Balance for Greater Devotion to the People & Activities That Matter Most

    Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations in the World of Nursing
    Smart Moves for Managing Who′s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

    The Power of Nurse Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?
    I
    mprove Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Professional & Personal Goals

    Managing Stress Under Pressure – for Today′s Nurse:
    H
    ow to Maintain Focus, Calm & Professional Communications in Any Situation

     

    NURSE LEADERS
    Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders Series

    Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders: Managing a Diverse, Multi-Generational Workforce
    A Game Plan for Connecting – and Empowering – Tweeters, Googlers & Kaboomers

    Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders: How to Make an Effective Presentation
    Y
    ou Can Do It! – Preparing & Presenting With Clarity & Confidence



    Title Keynotes: Women
    Driven Gal Series

    Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We All Do It!
    Smart Moves to Manage the Demands, Drama, Deadlines & Decisions – to achieve goals & inspire purpose

    Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark – for Today′s Active Woman
    Essential Skills for Women to Maintain THAT Spark –
    Steps to Take to Re-Ignite Your Focus, Courage, Goals, Passion…and Purpose

    The Wisdom of Balance: Balancing Life and Work in Our Dynamic, Fast-Paced World
    How to Maintain Balance for Greater Devotion to the People & Activities That Matter Most

    Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations
    Smart Moves for Managing Who′s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

    The Wisdom of Stress Management: Stress Breakthroughs for Today′s Fast-Paced World
    Essential Skills for Women to Manage Stress
    Confessions of a Critical Care /Trauma Nurse and admittedly, a Recovering Superwoman

    Stress Breakthroughs for Today′s Busy Woman – Mom, Daughter, Worker, Sister, Friend, et al:
    How to Manage Stress in Your Fast-Paced World: Confessions of a Critical Care/Trauma Nurse

    The Wisdom of Letting Go
    Essential Skills to Understand & Manage the Art, Science & Rewards of Letting Go
    How to Take Positive Actions in order to Let Go and Gain More Fulfillment, Freedom & Joy

    The Wisdom of Being Present: Essential Skills & Understanding for Living Your Life in the NOW

    The Wisdom of Boundaries
    What Every Woman Needs to Know to Set Healthy Boundaries – Personally & Professionally
    Essential Skills to Establish Your Boundaries & Gain Greater Fulfillment, Freedom and Fun

    The Power of Your Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?

    Improve Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Your Goals



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