Nancy Vogl Speakers Bureau

Jodi Walker

February 9, 2014
Jodi Walker

Jodi Walker

Expertise:    Communication, Leadership, Creativity, Collaboration

Speaking Style:  High-energy. Creative. Engaging.

Travels From:  Los Angeles, California

Nancy Says:  “Over the years, every time I’ve seen Jodi speak, I’ve really appreciated how real she is and the infectious quality she brings to the platform.”

Helping Organizations Move Beyond Business as Usual

Jodi Walker is known for her high-energy programs that deliver bottom line results. In fact, a Los Angeles Times reporter once described Jodi as having “seemingly endless energy.” What sets her apart is her unique ability to provide you with creative solutions to help your organization move “beyond business as usual.”

Jodi knows that to impact results in a big way, you need a more engaged workforce ready to take action. Her signature program, Communicate, Collaborate and Create the Future, is an ideal program to set the tone for your meeting and help the organization work together more effectively. Jodi’s engaging programs inspired one of her clients to bring her back to do 100 presentations throughout the organization. Her creative and entertaining style is a BONUS!

Learn more about Jodi Walker...

Jodi Walker is an award winning speaker and consultant known for her high energy presentations.  She was once described by an LA Times reporter as having “seemingly endless energy.”  Her unique ability to help leaders and their teams find innovative ways to move” beyond business as usual” has helped audiences worldwide.  Using proven tools to enhance communication, develop creativity and build on curiosity, audiences find new ways to innovate and drive results.

As the founder and Chief Creative Catalyst of Success Alliances a training and development company, Jodi brings more than 20 years of successful business experience to the platform.  She is the inventor of the Entrepreneurial Thinking® for Success System to help organizations build a culture of “personal ownership” for results.  Through her research and interviews with entrepreneurs and market leaders Jodi brings real world examples that link to principles that can be applied to any industry.

Jodi has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations with an emphasis in communication.  She was involved in the Share A Kind Word project that earned her a commendation from Governor Gray Davis. Her background includes public relations executive, award winning sales leader and business owner. Jodi enjoys being able to bring creative ideas to life and practices it herself at every opportunity.  One of her creative ideas led her to getting one of her products in the gift bags for the US Open Golf tournament.  But more importantly Jodi has mastered the art of “connecting the dots” to help her clients find opportunities where others are not looking.

The majority of Jodi’s clients are repeat and referral.  One client brought her in to deliver over 100 presentations across the U.S.  Jodi has worked with companies like Verizon, Ford Motor Company, Edwards Lifesciences, Veterans Health Administration, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Adventist Risk Management, Missouri Bankers Association, Southern California Leadership Network and many others.

Jodi is the recipient of the prestigious Certified Speaking Professional credential. This is the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation.  Fewer than 300 women in the world have received this designation.  She lives in Southern California with her husband, daughter and, of course, their dog Cassie.


Presentation Topics

Communicate, Collaborate and Create the Future

This “must see” program will allow you to leave the event with the tools to put ideas into action.  Changing times require a new way of thinking and leading that allows organizations and individuals to build relationships across sectors and move beyond the status quo.  In order to handle the toughest problems and help your customers be successful, it requires bringing together the right people to seek innovative solutions.  Never before has there been a greater need to communicate effectively, collaborate more deliberately and execute by putting your ideas into action.

This fun and interactive keynote will leave you energized and prepared to not only participate in the future… but to CREATE IT!

Hold that Thought! 

Creating Opportunities out of Challenges through Creativity and Innovation

The latest research reveals a global creativity gap in five of the world’s largest economies.  The research shows 8 in 10 people feel unlocking creativity is critical to economic growth, however only 1 in 4 people believe they are living up to their own creative potential.  Creativity is a core competency for leaders in order to challenge the assumptions that lead to stagnation in business.

In this session you will learn how to cultivate creativity that leads to innovation and breakthrough thinking.  Find new ways to see opportunities that others do not see and create an environment that allows curiosity and the ability to connect the dots as a tool that gives you the competitive edge.  If you want to learn to discover opportunity in uncertainty and change then this is the program for you!

Building Leaders at All Levels

This program will help you tap into your unique talents as a leader as well as help to build a culture of accountability and positive workforce engagement.  By building leaders at all levels, every employee is viewed as a vital contributor toward the mission, vision and strategic goals.

Learn to create an environment where the exchange of ideas and leadership occurs at all levels. Build on the individual strengths and the strengths of the team in order to find new ways to add value and impact customer outcomes.

Entrepreneurial Thinking® for Leaders 

This program is not for the faint of heart.  If you are a business owner you already understand the concept.  If you are a leader within a company you need to be willing to allow your team to think with an entrepreneurial vision within your organization.  The ability to learn from other industries, maximize your talents, seek out new opportunities and be ready to turn on a dime is the hallmark of this presentation.

This program is the celebration of the unique talents of everyone in your organization and how you can be bigger and better by combining your talents to grow and prosper.



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